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Koopas Behind the Curtain

This article I read this week discusses the idea of Mario and company being essentially actors in different scenarios, as per a comment from Shigeru Miyamoto comparing them to the cast of Popeye cartoons. It obviously addresses Super Mario Bros. … Continue reading

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You Got Live Action in My Animation!

One thing I wanted to mention about the most recent Simpsons episode was the use of live action footage. Principal Skinner forces the students at Springfield Elementary School to sit through all 152 minutes of the 1967 Doctor Dolittle, and … Continue reading

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Absolutely Cuckoo

I think the first time I came across the word “Cloudcuckooland” might have been in The Dictionary of Imaginary Places, but I’ve come across the term occasionally since then. Apparently it’s actually used as the name of a place in … Continue reading

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Mr. [Blank] Needs a [Blank] in Order to [Blank] His [Blank]

We finally moved on to the eleventh of Disney’s animated features, and the last of the package films for a while, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad. Contrary to what the title may suggest, the two characters did not … Continue reading

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The Old Flutter-Maker

I think I’m starting to run out of topics for these Oz posts, and I have to wonder if anyone reads them anyway. I’ve already covered my personal favorite characters, and I’m getting to the point where there might not … Continue reading

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