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Disney Pixar announce plans for ‘Toy Story 4′

This film publicity image released by Disney Pixar shows characters Woody, left, and Buzz Lightyear, from the animated film "Toy Story." Disney Pixar announced Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, it plans to produce “Toy Story 4.” Pixar chief John Lasseter will direct the film, which is set for release in June of 2017. (AP Photo/Disney Pixar)

LOS ANGELES—Buzz Lightyear and Sheriff Woody are coming back to the big screen. Disney Pixar announced Thursday it plans to produce “Toy Story 4,” with a release date in June 2017. Pixar chief John Lasseter will direct the film. Lasseter directed the first two “Toy Story” films and says his team has come up with […]

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Cartoon Network looking for new concepts by Filipinos

SCENE from the animated show “Exchange Student Zero”

“We’re looking for something that’s never been done before,” said Silas Hickey, creative director of Turner International’s Asia Pacific Animation Development, of Cartoon Network’s current talent search.

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Animated ‘Boxtrolls’ take US by storm

In this image released by Focus Features, a scene is shown from ‘The Boxtrolls.’ AP

The “Boxtrolls” hit the United States this weekend, bringing the cute underground garbage creatures which have already taken their native Britain by storm to the other side of the pond.

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Best animated features fondly recalled

“FROZEN” AND “WALL-E.” Full-length cartoons that can stand the test of time.

We’re so glad that animated feature films have staged a big comeback in the last two decades. It was a real pity when the popular film type faded from view before the year 2000, due to a diminished sense of wonder and obvious cross-cutting measures.

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Relax, Ghibli fans, the Japanese animation studio is not dead yet

Oscar-winning Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki (R) and Toshio Suzuki, chairman and producer of Studio Ghibli, (L). AFP FILE P HOTO

Relax, Studio Ghibli fans. The reports of the Japanese animation company’s death are greatly exaggerated.

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