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Animation Addicts Podcast #53: Charlie Brown Holiday Specials – 1/2 Star for Nostalgia

Morgan and Chelsea are joined by the biggest Peanuts fan around for a special double feature of It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and A Charlie Brown Christmas.

Video of 243 animated titles

Irina Neustroeva, who has described herself as a “stop-motion and media creator, a scriptwriter, [and] a teacher of animation”, has put together an amazing four-and-a-half minute video of the title sequences from 243 animated movies from Snow White to Rise of the Guardians. Besides being very cool and bringing on a feeling of nostalgia, it […]

Animation Addicts Podcast #52: Interview with Vic Mignogna

Whitney Grace talks with one of the most famous anime voice actors in America, Vic Mignogna, at Dragon Con in Atlanta.

Animation Addicts Podcast #51: Corpse Bride – Studio Jiggling

The fans voted and for this year’s annual Rotoscopers spook-tacular, they dive into the macabre world of Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride.

Toy Story of Terror premieres

Pixar’s Toy Story of Terror premieres tonight on ABC. The New York Times review says, “Once the annual avalanche of Halloween-themed episodes, specials and movies overtakes TV, you probably don’t expect to be using the word ‘charming’ very often. But charming perfectly describes… Toy Story of Terror.” The Wall Street Journal went behind the scenes […]

Animation Addicts Podcast #50: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – Introducing Deafy, the Dwarf

It’s the big 5-0 for the Rotoscopers and to celebrate, they’re reviewing the animated film that started it all, Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Animation Addicts Podcast #49: The Incredibles – Meet the RotoSUPERS!

The RotoSUPERS assemble to discuss the classic Pixar movie The Incredibles directed by Brad Bird. Sit down with Morgan, Mason, Chelsea and special Rotoscopers writer and guest host, Pablo Ruiz!

Animation Addicts Podcast #48: Interview with Steve Hickner

Steve Hickner, co-director of The Prince of Egypt and Bee Movie, discusses his new book, his advice for creative professionals, and tells anecdotes and lessons learned from his career.

Animation Addicts Podcast #47: Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation – It’s Direct-to-video for a Reason

School’s back in, so Morgan and Chelsea thought it fitting to discuss the looney Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation.

Animation Addicts Podcast #46: Meet the Robinsons – ‘Blame You’ Wins Hands Down!

Mason and Chelsea join the Rotoscopers’ new writer, Alex Parker, as they discuss Disney’s CGI animated film Meet the Robinsons.

Animation Addicts Podcast #45: Kevin Schreck Interview

Join Mason as he interviews Kevin Schreck, the director of Persistence of Vision, a documentary of the story behind the Richard Williams’ The Thief and the Cobbler

Animation Addicts Podcast #44: Interviews with Alan Menken & Richard Sherman

Disney songwriters and legends Alan Menken and Richard Sherman talk about their careers, their craft, and their concert.

Rotoscopers YouTube: D23 updates and disc reviews

The Rotoscopers have released six new videos! Topics include reviews (Lilo & Stitch and My Little Pony) and D23 updates (Finding Dory, Toy Story of Terror, Inside Out, and The Good Dinosaur).

Disney releases animation app

Disney Animated, a new app for iPad, is now available in the App Store. Fans can explore the story of Disney animation through interactive illustrations and animation workshops derived from actual Disney technologies. The app features a large amount of content, including text, art, sound, images, interviews and interactive activities, spanning all eras of Walt […]

Animation Addicts Podcast #43: The Thief and the Cobbler – I Love You #SeanConnery

Love it or hate it, the Rotoscopers discuss the history, making and drama behind the movie The Thief and the Cobbler.

Rotoscopers YouTube: Frozen, Animation Showdown, Turbo

Morgan discusses the latest information on Frozen and reviews Turbo. Then Chelsea joins her to discuss the differences and similarities between The Blue Umbrella and Paperman in their first Animation Showdown.

New Japanese trailer for Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises now online

A brand new 4 minute trailer for Hayao Miyazaki’s new animated feature The Wind Rises has been unveiled online. Based on the manga Kaze Tachinu, the movie tells the story of Jiro Horikoshi, designer of the fighter planes used by Japan in World War II. The Wind Rises opens in Japan on July 20, 2013. […]

Animation Addicts Podcast #41: Monsters University – We’re OK!

The Rotoscopers head back to school to review Pixar’s 14th animated film Monsters University! They discuss new animated trailers, the short The Blue Umbrella, and, of course, all things MU.

Cloudy 2, trailer 2

The second trailer for Sony’s upcoming film Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 has been posted online. In this outing, “Flint Lockwood is headed back to Swallow Falls where he meets a crew of food animals… foodimals!” The film opens September 27th.

On the 3D, star, and music of Despicable Me 2

Despicable Me 2 is soaring to a big holiday weekend opening. But if you haven’t seen it yet, this roundup of news might help with your decision. Cinema Blend’s regular feature, To 3D or Not to 3D, rates whether you should wory about paying extra cash for an extra dimension. Then in an interview with […]

First trailer for Laika’s The Boxtrolls

A brand new first trailer for Laika/Focus Features’ upcoming stop-motion feature The Boxtrolls has been unveiled and is available to watch on iTunes. The new 3D animated feature from Laika Studios tells the tale of the Boxtrolls, monsters who live underneath the charming streets of Cheesebridge, who crawl out of the sewers at night to […]

Rotoscopers YouTube: Despicable Me 2

Morgan talks about the funny summer film Despicable Me 2 with Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig and THE MINIONS!

New Turbo trailer online

A new trailer for DreamWorks’ upcoming film Turbo has hit Yahoo. Beware spoilers — Cinema Blend worries they might be giving everything away. The film opens July 19th.

“The Car Built for Homer” built for real

Some dedicated Simpsons fans, who also happen to know their way around cars, have recreated The Homer according to Time. In the episode Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? way back in the golden days of the second season, Home met his long lost half brother, who ran a car company. He allowed Home to build […]

Animation Addicts Podcast #40: Robin Hood – Cheap Quotable Thrills

The Rotoscopers gang is back in action in this extra long episode, where they talk about one of their all-around favorite Disney animated classics: Robin Hood!

Free Birds trailer online

The torrent of trailers continues, as the Relativity Media/Real FX film Free Birds gives us a first look. “Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history – and get turkey off the Thanksgiving menu for good.” […]

The Lego Movie trailer online

Warner Bros. has posted the trailer for their February 7, 2014 film The Lego Movie. Directed by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller and starring Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, and Alison Brie, with Liam Neeson and Morgan Freeman, the “original 3D computer animated story follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly […]

Frozen teaser trailer online

The first teaser trailer for Disney’s upcoming film Frozen is now online. Based on the story The Snow Queen, Disney synopsizes the film this way: “Fearless optimist Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) sets off on an epic journey—teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer Sven—to find her […]

MU cast and crew interviews

ComingSoon has an almost nine minute video of new interviews with some of the Monsters University cast and crew: director Dan Scanlon, producer Kori Rae, actors Billy Crystal, Nathan Fillion, and Charlie Day.

Animation Addicts Podcast #39: Rise of the Guardians – Guardians of Liberty

Mason, Morgan, and Chelsea take on Rise of the Guardians! This episode hits the history of the film, all the highs and lows of the movie, characters and a million tangents!