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Blogs Movie Review: 'Legend of the Guardians': '300' with Feathers

By Joe Strike | Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 8:51am

You’ve probably heard about the Uncanny Valley: not a geographical location, but the precipitous drop in peoples’ comfort level when they come across something that’s almost human… but not quite (like the replicants in Zemeckis’ mocap movies). Well, in Zack Snyder’s Legend of the Guardians you’ve got owls – dozens and hundreds of owls who look almost like real life owls… but not quite. It’s that quest for the absolutely perfect replication of wind rippling the tiniest hairs in their feathers or the way light glints and reflects off their wide eyes: Guardians achieves it – at the expense of the audience they’ve just tossed into the Valley.

Headline News Pixar, Illumination To Receive eDIT 13 Honors

By Rick DeMott | Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 11:21am

Pixar Animation Studios—the legendary studio behind such features as Finding Nemo, WALL•E, and the Toy Story films, will receive Festival Honors at the opening gala of the 13th annual eDIT Filmmaker’s Festival, 26 September in Frankfurt.

Headline News Nelvana’s New Babar Series To Debut In U.S. On Disney Channel

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 10:27am

Nelvana Enterprises’ CGI-animated series, Babar and the Adventures of Badou will make its broadcast debut in the U.S. on Disney Channel's learning-focused Playhouse Disney programming block for preschoolers.

Headline News Toy Story 3 Coming to Blu-ray in Trilogy Box Set

They’re back! Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios present the critically-acclaimed, global box office smash Toy Story 3, an exciting, heart-warming story filled with humor, adventure and surprises, that reunites America’s favorite animated toys, Buzz and Woody, and introduces a whole new set of favorites to audiences around the globe.

Headline News TELETOON Bites First Original Live-Action Feature My Babysitter’s A Vampire

TELETOON presents the world premiere of the network’s first-ever original live-action feature, My Babysitter’s a Vampire, on Saturday, October 9 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.

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