Doing the Math On Celebrity Voice Acting

Monday, June 10, 2013

A look at why celebrity acting is detrimental to animated films in the most neutral way possible: their cost.

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Epic: A New Low In Celebrity Voice Casting

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

It’s a topic I’ve covered in the past, and one that continually grinds my gears in more ways than one. However none more so than the recent announcement…

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Celebrity Voice Acting Part Deaux

Sunday, April 11, 2010

This morning I was watching CBS Sunday morning. It’s a show I particularly like because, quite frankly, there aren’t many shows like it being broadcast, at least not…

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Great TV is Like Punk Rock, But Our Screens Are Filled With Adult Contemporary

Monday, May 18, 2015

Great TV is everywhere nowadays, at least that what everyone is telling me. Creators are pushing boundaries, genres are being stretched, and cultural barriers are falling. If only…

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How Animated Films and Cinemas Can Avoid Sliding Into Oblivion

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The theatrical market for animated features has remained much the same for many decades. A few things have changed of course, but on the whole, things operate in much the same way that they always have. That is to say, films are released to cinemas first, then home media, then PPV cable, then regular cable, before finally spluttering onto regular TV many years after the initial release. Such a model has served the industry well for decades, but for cinemas, the jig may finally be up, and animated features are going to have to change if they are going to survive and thrive.

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The Most Underrated Man in Hollywood

Friday, January 18, 2013

Just who is the most underrated person in Hollywood? This man’s achievements far outweigh his obscurity outside the industry. Just who is he? Click through to find out!

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Comparing Animated Kickstarter Projects

Saturday, August 18, 2012

With all the talk of Kickstarter these days and how it’s enabling creators in ways never thought of before, I thought comparing animated Kickstarter projects would make for…

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The A.V. Club Takes The Ice Age Voice Cast to Task

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Via: NY Daily News The A.V. Club, as the serious, cultural  arm of The Onion is sometimes quite trite in their reviews of films. The latest Ice Age…

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UPDATED: The Wall Street Journal On Gender And The Legend Of Korra

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Updated at the bottom. Via: The Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal is the straight man of American journalism. It’s supposedly “above the fray” of other news…

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Grading The Disney Princesses on Magazine Covers: Part 1

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

You may have already seen these floating about the internet recently. Created by (I presume) whoever runs the Petite Tiaras tumblelog, they’re quite an interesting collection. Are the…

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Patrick Stewart Likes Animation

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Telling The Wrap, Stewart says: Right now my feeling is that the greatest innovations in cinema are being made in the world of animation. There’s such a diversity…

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