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Est. 2007

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The Fantastic Mr. Star Fox

The folks over at College Humor have created a short animation which mashes Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox with Star Fox, the classic Nintendo video game.

82nd Academy Awards: Animation Nominees

The nominees for the 82nd annual Academy Awards (Oscars) were announced today. Here are the animation nominees:

Animated Feature Film
“Coraline” Henry Selick
“Fantastic Mr. Fox” Wes Anderson
“The Princess and the Frog” John Musker and Ron Clements
“The Secret of Kells” Tomm Moore
“Up” Pete Docter

Short Film (Animated)
“French Roast” Fabrice O. Joubert
“Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty” Nicky Phelan and Darragh O’Connell
“The Lady and the Reaper (La Dama y la Muerte)” Javier Recio Gracia
“Logorama” Nicolas Schmerkin
“A Matter of Loaf and Death” Nick Park

More nominees after the break.


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‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ coming to Blu-ray, DVD March 23

Fantastic Mr. Fox arrives as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD Combo Pack and on DVD March 23 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Synopsis: In the re-imagined classic family tale, Mr. and Mrs. Fox live a happy home life with their eccentric son Ash and visiting nephew Kristopherson. That is until Mr. Fox slips into his sneaky, old ways and plots the greatest heist the animal world has ever seen. When mean old farmers Boggis, Bunce and Bean join forces to surround Mr. Fox and his family, they don’t realize they are not dealing with any old fox – it’s Fantastic Mr. Fox and he has a fantastic master plan to save the day.

Bonus features include: The Look Of Fantastic Mr. Fox; From Script To Screen; The Puppet Makers; Still Life (Puppet Animation); Bill And His Badger; A Beginner’s Guide To Whack-Bat; Fantastic Mr. Fox: The World Of Roald Dahl.

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Video: Wes Anderson directing ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’

In limited theaters now; everywhere Thanksgiving.

6 new clips from ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’

Check out six brand new clips from Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox, in theaters Nov 25, 2009.

All six clips are embedded in one player. Press play once, sit back, and enjoy.

‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ Featurette: A Cutting-Edge Fox

In theaters November 13, 2009.

‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ Trailer #2

In theaters November 13, 2009.

‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ poster

In theaters November 13th 2009.


‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ featurette

In theaters November 13th 2009.

‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ Trailer

In theaters: November 13th, 2009

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