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THE SECRET OF KELLS Comes to LA

According to Cartoon Brew, THE SECRET OF KELLS – a full length animated feature by Tomm Moore and Cartoon Saloon,  will be showing one time and one time only at the LA Irish Film Festival.  Contact the Aero Theatre in … Continue reading

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TCM Offers Up Chuck Jones Childhood

Turner Classic Movies on Tuesday night will premiere a new short documentary on the life of Animator Chuck Jones.  The film begins at 8pm (ET) and is titled “Chuck Jones: Memories of Childhood.”  Following the documentary will be eleven Chuck … Continue reading

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Iwao Takamoto At Van Eaton

According to the good people at Cartoon Brew, the premiere animation art gallery Van Eaton is hosting a special tribute show honoring the Hanna-Barbara and Disney animator Iwao Takamoto. The event will also serve as a publication party for the … Continue reading

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Bill Melendez, 1916-2008

Charles Solomon announced in an LATimes article that after a career spanning 70 years, Bill Melendez, beloved animator of Peanuts and voice of Snoopy, has passed away at the age of 91. Melendez’s career extended over nearly seven decades, including … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Panda: A Review

I saw a preview screening of Dreamworks’ new animated feature “Kung Fu Panda” last night, and I have to say I enjoyed myself immensely.   This is the first Dreamworks film that I can remember since “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron”, … Continue reading

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Ollie Johnston, 1912-2008

Cartoon Brew reports that the legendary Disney animator Ollie Johnston has passed away at age 95. He was the last remaining survivor of Walt’s famed ‘Nine Old Men’ from the golden age of Walt Disney Animation Studios. Cartoon Brew’s Jerry … Continue reading

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