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'Big Hero 6': The Science Behind Baymax, Disney's Big, Soft Robot

In "Big Hero 6," the latest 3-D animated film from Disney, the titular hero is a robot — but not the hard, metal kind most people associate with the word. It's a soft robot, a sort of vaguely human-shaped bag of gas. Sound far-fetched? Turns out there's more than a little science at work here.<p>The …

Robotics

6 Reasons To Fall In Love With Disney's "Big Hero 6"

The latest Disney movie is more than just the animation giant's first superhero feature.

Animation

Disney's 'Big Hero 6' shapes superheroes from robotics and anime | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The newest Marvel superhero to reach the big screen does not have the rugged good looks of Iron Man, the muscular physique of Captain America or a cape and hammer like Thor.<p>Directors of the animated movie "Big Hero 6" Don Hall (R) and Chris Williams pose for a portrait at …

Animation

5 Comics You Need to Read to Prep for Big Hero 6

<i>Big Hero 6</i> is an oddity in the world of superhero movies for a number of reasons. For one thing, it's animated instead of (heavily CGI-assisted) live …

'Big Hero 6' Interview: Ryan Potter Talks Superheroes & His Real Life Baymax

At one time, Pixar Studios was the benchmark for quality computer animated films; however, in recent years, we’ve seen several other filmmaking teams …

'Big Hero 6' Star Scott Adsit Won't Curse as Baymax, So Don't Ask

A few weeks ago, Scott Adsit, whom you might remember as Liz Lemon's perpetually put-upon coworker Pete in Tina Fey's "30 Rock," was on stage at the New York Comic Con. It was during the Disney panel, when they were hyping up this month's release of the studio's new animated superhero romp "Big …

Big Hero 6: How one of Marvel's most bizarre comics got Disney-fied

<i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> did more than break the 2014 box office – it proved that Disney’s Marvel Studios could turn even the most obscure and weird set of comic book characters into international sensations. Now, the Mouse House hopes to do it again with its first animated feature-length Marvel …

Behind the Scenes of Disney's Tech-Centric 'Big Hero 6'

The technology and the talent behind it are what make Disney's latest animated movie its most complex ever.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but …

Disney's 'Big Hero 6' wins weekend over 'Interstellar'

Disney’s “Big Hero 6” soared past<p>Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” at the box office this weekend, as both big-budget films had strong launches.<p>According to studio estimates, the animated action comedy grossed $56.2 million in the U.S. and Canada, edging out Nolan's space drama. "Interstellar" …

Disney releases touching anime-style promotional video for Big Hero 6

Disney's newest animated film <i>Big Hero 6</i> was released a little over a week ago, and critics and audiences alike love it. The movie is based off of the …

'Big Hero 6' actors and directors look ahead to 'Toy Story 4'

Legions of Pixar fans heard news this month that the animation studio plans a fourth installment of the blockbuster<p>"Toy Story"franchise, to be directed byJohn Lasseter, the chief creative officer at Pixar, Walt Disney Animation and Disneytoons.<p>Among those fans are the filmmakers and cast members of …

Animation

Learn to Draw Baymax From ‘Big Hero 6’ at Disney's Hollywood Studios

This week our Learn to Draw animation series continues with a lesson on how to draw one of our newest Disney sidekicks – Baymax from “Big Hero …