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    Old Navy's "Mickey Through The Decades" Collection

    We don't usually do fashion pieces here, but this new Mickey Through The Decades collection has caught my eye. Lest you think the new Mickey Mouse shorts for the Disney Channel, or the forthcoming theatrical cartoon, Get A Horse, are the only retro-Mickey/Minnie projects on the Disney agenda - think...

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    WATCH: Armie Hammer Rides, Shoots and Lassos at Cowboy Bootcamp in 'Lone Ranger' Featurette

    Check out this new featurette for Gore Verbinski's "The Lone Ranger" (July 3), which features star Armie Hammer at "cowboy bootcamp," learning -- a bit shakily -- to ride horses, lasso chairs and shoot pistols.

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    FIRST PEEK: "Get A Horse" Premieres At Annecy

    Above is the general public's first look at an image from Get A Horse, the Mickey Mouse short screened last Tuesday at the Annecy Animation Festival in France. On June 11th, Walt Disney Animation Studios filmmakers Lauren MacMullan, Dorothy McKim, Adam Green and Disney animator Eric Goldberg present...

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    E3 - Video From the Convention Floor

    We're at E3 2013, the Electronics Entertainment Expo. Here, we're taking a closer look at some animation related games that you may enjoy. There are some new properties (hard to find at E3 this year) as well as some very old favorites.

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    Immersed in Movies: Director Dan Scanlon Talks Primal Screams at 'Monsters U'

    During a recent visit to Pixar, I sat down with first-time director Dan Scanlon, a story artist on Cars and Toy Story 3, who Billy Crystal calls a "hipster," and discussed his role on the forthcoming blockbuster.

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    E3 Day One

    The first day of E3 was a blur of pixels, PR, and people. There were a ton of games that were playable on the show floor. I looked around, and was more impressed with some of the lesser known games than the parade of sequels and reimagining of existing IPs, but since there were so many, I’m going to...

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    In the Works: Why Bruckheimer Wanted 'Kon-Tiki' Directing Duo for 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5'

    The directing team of Norway's Oscar-nominated high-seas adventure film "Kon-Tiki," Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg, have landed the helming gig on Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean 5." The Jerry Bruckheimer production is set for a late 2013 or January 2014 start.

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    BOOK REVIEW: "Mickey Mouse Color Sundays"

    Some of the best Disney scholarship being done today is hidden in the margins of a series of Mickey Mouse comic strip reprint books being published by Fantagraphics Books. The latest one is a must-have.

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    WATCH: New 'Lone Ranger' Trailer, Starring Depp and Hammer -- 'If These Men Represent the Law, I'd Rather Be an Outlaw'

    Check out the new trailer for Gore Verbinski's "The Lone Ranger," starring Armie Hammer as the title character and Johnny Depp as his partner in outlaw shenanigans, Tonto. This fourth trailer for the film continues to emphasize Verbinski's kooky visual style (sort of like a live-action "Rango," for ...

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    Talking An "Animated Life" with Floyd Norman

    Floyd Norman's new book covers his career at the Disney studio, his work with Pixar, and some of his other endeavors in animation through the years. This is not just a straight biography, however. Animated Life also includes many great pieces of information, discovered during a lifetime of working i...

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