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Nostalgic Impulse: Invader Zim

In 1999, comic book writer Jhonen Vasquez pitched his idea for a cartoon to Nickelodeon. That wacky little idea became Invader Zim, a series that began airing in 2001. The network had no idea what a gem Vasquez had produced for ...

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The Jungle Book

Here we have a new version of The Jungle Book: part of an initiative from the House of Mouse to bring new renditions of their classic films to younger audiences. With the sad retirement of their traditional animation studio, Disney ...

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The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya is the latest outing for Studio Ghibli and another feather in their cap. Helmed by co-founder Isao Takahata, this feels very much like a swan song for the elderly creator and like the best ...

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Big Hero 6: Bah-Ah-La-La-La

Big Hero 6 follows the young prodigy Hiro as he rebuilds the healthcare robot Baymax into a superhero. It is an odd age we live in when Disney is increasingly well known for its superhero output whilst its traditional animation ...

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