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A Collection Of Nine Flipbooks Celebrating Disney's Greatest Animators

Before Walt Disney came along, animation was seen as just for kids. But through the release of a series of now-iconic animated films, he was able to turn 'cartoons' into a serious art form, paving the way for blockbusters like The Lion King and Frozen. However, he couldn't have done it without the help of nine well-known animators that are now further immortalised in this wonderful box set. Read More >>

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Disney's Frozen the Highest-Earning Animated Movie of all Time, Sort Of

Reuters have announced that Frozen, Disney's Oscar-winning movie about a cutesy-but-irritating Snow Queen, is the top-grossing animated movie of all time. Yay! But it's not actually that simple, because it's not really the highest-earning animated movie of all time. Oh no siree. Read More >>

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Next Star Wars Film Set 30 Years After Return of the Jedi

Disney and Lucasfilm have let loose with even more news about the next horrifying exciting Star Wars film additions, confirming that Episode VII will commence shooting at Buckinghamshire's Pinewood Studios in May, the UK's fifth Star Wars filming stint. What we're still waiting for is confirmation of who's to star in this and coming episodes, like the rumoured Adam Driver (pictured) of Girls fame. Read More >>

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Disney Has Announced That a Sequel to The Incredibles is Going to Happen

Yes Pixar fans, it's happening. Pixar is at long last making a sequel to 2004's The Incredibles. Read More >>

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Disney Channel Making its First UK Live Action TV in Cheshire Country Pile

The Disney Channel has employed Hollyoaks producer Lime Pictures to create its first live action show in the UK, with Evermoor set to be filmed at Arley Hall in Warrington. Shooting begins in April, with the nationality of the actor playing the key star of the trans-Atlantic production yet to be decided. Read More >>

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Is Girls Anti-Hero Adam Driver Star Wars: Episode VII's "New Darth Vader"?

We're pretty sure that Mark "Luke Skywalker" Hamill, Harrison "Han Solo" Ford and Carrie "Princess Leia" Fisher are reprising their most-loved roles for J. J. Abrams Star Wars: Episode VII. Will Adam Driver of Girls fame be the villain wielding the Dark Side of the Force against them? Read More >>

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Here's a Map That Shows the Location of Every Disney and Pixar movie

They are home to your favourite stories, your favourite songs, your favourite characters. You know so much about the Disney movies that you grew up with and the Pixar movies you love now but do you know where they're all located? No worries, this map by artist Eowyn Smith will show you. Read More >>

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Both Pixar and Princess Leia Said to be Ready for New Star Wars Flicks

A double helping of Star Wars news today, as a both an original trilogy stalwart and a beloved Disney studio enter the increasingly-busy rumour mill from a galaxy far, far away. Read More >>

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Twitter Co-Founder Joins Disney, People Bring Up Steve Jobs For Some Reason

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has taken up a new position with Disney -- highlighting the film giant's ambitions to move into the technology sector. Yet for some reason, people keep talking about Steve Jobs. Read More >>

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Simply Shaking Two Devices to Pair Them Makes NFC Look Old-Fashioned

There's a flood of new smartwatches and other wearable devices coming just around the corner, and every one of them will require a connection to your smartphone. Wireless NFC technology has already made things a little easier when it comes to pairing, but researchers at Disney want to make things even easier by just having you shake a couple of devices in unison. Read More >>

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Disney's Zoetrope Toys Bring Inanimate Action Figures To Life

Available exclusively at Disneyland and presumably other Disney theme parks around the world, this wonderful new zoetrope toy called the Disneyvision uses strobing lights and a vibrating support to bring one of six included rubber action figures to life—or at least create the illusion they've been brought to life. Read More >>

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Disney Now Accepting Online Star Wars: Episode VII Audition Tapes

Can't make it down to one of the many open auditions taking place up and down the country for the new Star Wars film? Not to worry, as Disney are now accepting audition submissions online. Probably a safer bet than stuffing a message in an escape-pod-bound droid and hoping for the best. Star Wars Kid below must have had insider knowledge all those years ago. [Metro] Read More >>

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Netflix Bags Exclusive Rights to New Marvel Comics Daredevil and Luke Cage TV Shows

Netflix has scored quite a coup over its Amazon/Lovefilm and HBO Go TV streaming rivals, bagging the exclusive rights to a host of brand new shows based on Marvel comics superheroes. Daredevil -- sans Batfleck -- will return and finally, finally, Luke Cage is getting some live action love! Read More >>

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Disney Lets You Feel Textures On a Touchscreen By Zapping Your Fingers

In an attempt to give touchscreens another level of interactivity, researchers at Disney have come up with a remarkable way to generate tactile feedback as fingers slide across a smooth glass display. And all without deforming or changing the shape of the display in the process. Imagine a touchscreen keyboard where you can physically feel every key and you'll realise the potential of this research. Read More >>

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Those Standalone Star Wars Movies Will Be Origin Stories

Even if you're unsure if you want more Star Wars movies, Disney is going to start shoving them down your eyeballs come 2015. Along with the upcoming trilogy, Disney had previously confirmed that there would be spin off Star Wars movies as well. Now Disney says those spin off films will be 'origin stories' for its Star Wars characters. Which character do you want to see?
This news comes from Disney CFO Jay Rasulo, so it's not like he's involved with the creative side but he certainly is going to squeeze as many dollars as possible from the franchise. Variety reported: Read More >>

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Animatronics Could Go Mainstream Thanks to Disney's Latest Program

Just as software made it relatively easy for ordinary folks to animate fun cartoons on a computer, software is on its way to making it easy for ordinary folk to animate real-life figurines, like the 3D-printed cyber tiger strutting its stuff in the video. Read More >>

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