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This past February, when I was out visiting Walt Disney Animation Studios to get an inside look at a little movie they did called "FROZEN" (perhaps you've heard of it?), I came to a hallway that presented a very specific "No Photos" warning, complete with icons for just about every social network you can think of. No Instagramming... no Twittering... no Facebooking... absolutely no leaks from the project known as BIG HERO 6. You see, BIG HERO 6 is the first property to cross-over into Disney Animation from the MARVEL comics world, and thus become the 54th Feature from Walt Disney Animation Studios. Now, the first trailer has arrived...

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Back in February, I had the opportunity to spend a few days visiting Walt Disney Animation Studios as part of the press tour for Disney's FROZEN. With something that's become so big that it's forever cemented it's place as a pop culture phenomenon, I'm fortunate and thankful to have been able to make such a hands-on connection with it and the folks behind it - if only for a short time. While I was out there, the folks at Disney hooked me up with some things... one of which stands out as something really unique. It's actually so unique - at least I think that it is - that I can't find any other pictures or reference to it online. I'd imagine the only other people that have these either worked on FROZEN, work for Disney, or were members of the media that were invited out to cover the film. Tonight, I'm giving all of YOU a chance to own it...

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On a sunny Wednesday afternoon, somewhere deep in the heart of Glendale, California, I found myself entering the semi-secret location of what is arguably the largest collection of art - specifically, animation elements - in the world. With a collection estimated to contain over 65 million unique pieces of artwork, The Walt Disney Animation Research Library (ARL) is "entrusted with the responsibility to conserve and protect the artistic heritage of Walt Disney Animation Studios," carefully cataloging and maintaining these true artistic treasures.

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And here I thought I was done covering FROZEN for a bit, with the Blu-ray having been released (and reviewed by me) and all...

Not so, as Walt Disney Music started servicing new remixes of Idina Menzel's "Let it Go" to clubs yesterday (consumer release TBA), but RIGHT NOW I've got all six of them for you to hear on THE ROCK FATHER. Below, you can check out two versions each from Dave Aude, Papercha$er, and DJ Escape & Tony Coluccio, courtesy of Hollywood Records. Doing any clubbing tonight?

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Today could be a record-breaker. After all, it's been less than four months since Walt Disney Animation Studios' FROZEN hit theater screens here in the U.S. (November 27, 2013), snowballing into a cinematic and cultural phenomenon that's racked up numerous awards along the way, the pinnacle of which was a win for "Best Animated Feature" at the 86th Academy Awards, not to mention snagging the "Best Original Song" Oscar for Idina Menzel's performance of "Let It Go" on the same night, just two weeks ago. With records claimed, I see no reason why that streak won't continue, and with FROZEN arriving at retail on Blu-ray and DVD today, something tells me that the records set in December by DESPICABLE ME 2 will be shattered.

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There's a lot of people that visit THE ROCK FATHER that aren't aware of my pre-fatherhood past. I often say that I'm "an adventurer" of sorts, and over the course of time, I've been fortunate to have many adventures that have crossed-over into several different areas of media. Some of those adventures have been in the realms of film and television. Did you know that I once voiced Starscream from the TRANSFORMERS on TV? Sure did (scroll about 10 slots down). Or that I played a farmer in a movie that often shows up on cable in the UK? Guilty. But... what about that time that I did the voice of Olaf for Disney's Academy Award-winning picture, FROZEN? Yes, you are correct that the wonderful actor Josh Gad performed the voice of the lovable snowman in the film, but there was one day... a day not long ago... when I had to step into the recording booth, to lend my voice to Olaf, and even sing "In Summer."

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