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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Gets Animated on XD

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Gets Animated on XD

Marvel’s mega-hit ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ returns in an animated version on Disney XD. The action-packed epic space adventure debuted with a one-hour special featuring back-to-back episodes on Saturday evening. In addition, Disney has posted a series of 2-part short films giving the back-story of each of the main characters on the Disney XD website. Read More

Bring Home More ‘Clarence’ With the ‘Dust Buddies’ DVD

Bring Home More ‘Clarence’ With the ‘Dust Buddies’ DVD

Okay, I’ll admit it; Clarence Wendell may not be the best cartoon role model. I mean, he’s not brave or noble like Finn. He lacks the empathy and drive of Steven Universe and the Crystal Gems. And yet still we love him because, despite his many flaws, he also possesses a can-do attitude, unquestionable loyalty, and positively boundless optimism. Read More

When Did That Disney Movie Happen? (Updated)

When Did That Disney Movie Happen? (Updated)

GeekDad recently took a look at the fan theory that Tarzan is the little brother of Frozen’s Elsa and Anna, showing pretty convincingly why the notion, while fun, is not at all supported by the facts of the stories. The behind-the-scenes conversation around this topic raised the question of what Disney movies take place when, and a few hours down the Google rabbit-hole later, we have some conclusive answers for you. Read More

Meet the Cast of ‘Inside Out’

Meet the Cast of ‘Inside Out’

The actors who brought the characters in Pixar’s Inside Out to life assembled for a press conference on Sunday, June 7 and had a funny and freewheeling discussion about the film which opens Friday. Amy Poehler (Joy), Bill Hader (Fear), Mindy Kaling (Disgust), Lewis Black (Anger) and Phyllis Smith (Sadness) answered questions, talked over each other, engaged in comedic banter and even sang at one point. Read More

The Real Truth About Disney’s “Recycled Animation” – Updated

The Real Truth About Disney’s “Recycled Animation” – Updated

Recently, many news and entertainment sites have circulated this video showing how “Disney animators reused animation from old movies.” In every report, the story is invariably told that this was done to save time and money, but nobody actually asked anyone who might know for sure. Since nobody else was going to do it, we did. Read More