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Mars Needs Moms Is Slightly Demanding Fun!

MARS NEEDS MOMS

With Mars Needs Moms, Disney and Robert Zemeckis [Monster House, Polar Express] team up to create a kind of CG/motion capture take on the family films that Disney did so well in the fifties and sixties [The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes] crossed with a bit of B-movie science fiction weirdness.

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Mars Needs Moms – Not Broccoli!

Disney’s Mars Needs Moms – opening Friday – is based on the book of the same name by Berke Breathed [Bloom County]. Its plot combines things that kids can relate to – like hating broccoli, and being an interplanetary adventurer – with amazing CG animation from Industrial Light & Magic. Check out the ‘No broccoli’ clip then follow the jump to the movie’s ‘Stay Cool’ Trailer.

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