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Video: Disney and Pixar releases

Watch the videos below to see trailers and clips from Disney and Pixar's latest films and some recent classics.

Video: DVD and Blu-Ray releases

See below to watch the trailers for this week's DVD and Blu-Ray releases

Disney U-turns on Dia de los Muertos trademark bid for Day of the Dead movie after online protests

Disney has withdrawn an attempt to trademark the name of a Mexican festival after an online backlash.

'Finding Nemo' sequel 'Finding Dory' to star Ellen DeGeneres for 2015 release

The film will feature the comedian as the voice of Dory again

Kristina Reed got into trouble for throwing paper airplanes at the Oscars last night

Producer of Oscar-winning film escorted out of ceremony for throwing paper airplanes

The producer of an Oscar-winning film was unceremoniously kicked out of her seat during the ceremony in Los Angeles last night for throwing paper planes.

Disney deal gives BSkyB pay-TV movies stranglehold

BSkyB has shown it still has a stranglehold over the best new movies on pay-TV as it signed a major rights deal with Disney, dealing a blow to online movie-streaming rivals NetFlix and Amazon's LoveFilm.

DVD: Hotel Transylvania, For retail & rental (SONY)

Dracula's teenage daughter feels ready to leave the grand hotel her dad runs for werewolves, zombies and witches, but the Count doesn't agree.

A still from Disney's six-minute film Paperman

Disney's brief encounter with black and white

Under the direction of Pixar genius John Lasseter, Disney Animation Studios has managed to get some of its swagger back with films such as Tangled and next month’s Wreck-It Ralph.

Also showing: Ballroom Dance, V/H/S and Monsters, Inc 3D

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The Mouse and his Child, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

This is a brave and ambitious choice for an RSC family Christmas show.

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Employed new fathers have been able to take advantage of two weeks’ paid paternity leave for a while now.

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Aardman's cartoon about Father Christmas and his two sons is bright, colourful fun.

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Zoe Kazan and Paul Dano in 'Ruby Sparks'

Ruby Sparks, Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris, 104 mins (15)/ Hotel Transylvania, Genndy Tartakovsky, 91 mins (U)

Typical! You create the girl of your dreams and then the sparks fail to fly

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