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FILM REVIEW – Saving Mr. Banks

By Marty Mulrooney

Saving Mr Banks

Saving Mr. Banks is an American-British-Australian film directed by John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side). Based on (or perhaps more accurately, inspired by) a true story, the film stars Emma Thompson as author Pamela ‘P.L.’ Travers and Tom Hanks as filmmaker Walt Disney, as they struggle to bring the story of Mary Poppins from the small page to the big screen.

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FILM REVIEW – Wreck-It Ralph

By Marty Mulrooney

Wreck-It Ralph UK Poster

Wreck-It Ralph is a computer-animated film directed by Rich Moore, produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. It tells the story of Ralph, an arcade game villain tired of always playing the bad guy, who escapes from his game in the quest to become a hero. Yet little does he know that by entering other games, he will set in motion a chain of events that could threaten the entire arcade…

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Graham Annable (Cartoonist/Animator/Illustrator)

By Marty Mulrooney

AnnableBioPic Graham Annable is a renowned cartoonist and animator living in Portland, Oregon. He is the creator of Grickle and has most recently been working at Laika Entertainment, where he storyboarded for the feature film Coraline. Previously, he had a long and illustrious career at LucasArts working on such classic videogames as The Curse Of Monkey Island, and was also the creative director at Telltale Games during the company’s first AnnableBioPic02year. As of late, he has been helping Telltale Games create their first ‘pilot’  videogame based on the Grickle universe, entitled ‘Puzzle Agent.’ A collection of selected Grickle material entitled ‘The Book Of Grickle’ has also recently been released to critical acclaim. It is therefore with great pleasure that I am now able to present a special interview between myself and Mr Graham Annable!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Gary Goldman (Don Bluth Productions)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Logo ALTERNATIVE SPEAKS EXCLUSIVELY TO THE STUDIO CO-FOUNDER ABOUT THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF DON BLUTH PRODUCTIONS…

Continuing onwards with the resurrection of articles taken from the original print edition of Alternative Magazine (the inspiration for this site!) I am proud to present a chat that took place earlier this year between myself and Gary Goldman, one of the founding fathers of the world-renowned Don Bluth Animation Studio, responsible for such timeless classics as An American Tale and All Dogs Go To Heaven. There is also some exciting new artwork to see from Don Bluth’s achieves, so I hope you all enjoy this exclusive interview!

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