Archive for August, 2011

"Bambi II": The Potential Was There

by on August 31, 2011
Bambi is one of Disney’s most beloved classics. Naturally, some five years ago the company decided to cash in on it with an unnecessary sequel, which has recently been re-released to Blu-ray. Bambi itself was a story about the circle of life, and it ended in a place that didn’t leave much room for a […]

Tune-In Info for Batman: The Animated Series and New Pound Puppies Episode on the Hub

by Eileen Cruzon August 30, 2011
THE HUB, ANNOUNCES THE NEWLY ACQUIRED HALF-HOUR ANIMATED SERIES “BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES” STARTING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 All-New Games Featured On The Second Season Premiere Of “Family Game Night” With The Chance For Families At Home To Win The Same Grand Prize Family Vacation As On-Screen Contestants Also Catch An All-New Episode Of “Pound Puppies” […]

Clip (with Song) and Stills Released from "Adventure Time with Fionna and Cake"

by Ed Liuon August 30, 2011
Cartoon Network has released the following clip from the special gender-bending episode of Adventure Time premiering on September 5, 2011, at 8:00 PM (ET/PT): Click on any of the screenshots below to view full-size: For more details, check out our earlier coverage here.

Clips & Stills from New "Looney Tunes Show", Premiering August 30, 2011

by Ed Liuon August 30, 2011
Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network have released the following clip and stills from “Bugs and Daffy Get a Job,” the new episode of The Looney Tunes Show premiering tonight at 8:00 PM (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network: Click on any of the screenshots below to view full-size:

R.I.P. Junpei Takiguchi (1931-2011)

by on August 30, 2011
Veteran Japanese voice actor Junpei Takiguchi passed away on the August 29, 2011, after a bout with stomach cancer. With a career reaching as far back as the 1970s, Takiguchi’s roles includes Yatterman‘s Dokurobe and Dragon Ball‘s Uranai Baba, the Grand Elder, and Porunga. From 1992 until his passing Takiguchi had also been the narrator […]

Art for Art’s Sake in "Music Makes Me Move" & Scholastic "Young Artists Collection"

by Ed Liuon August 30, 2011
I think it’s a shame that the first victims of tightening school budget belts are often the music and arts classes. In addition to opposable thumbs, music and the arts are two of the things that make us distinctively human. But then again, a lot of school music and art classes were pretty useless anyway. […]

"Dance in the Vampire Bund": Shall You Dance?

by on August 29, 2011
Vampires are real! They don’t sparkle in the daylight, and they can actually be pretty demonic looking. They’re led by Mina, a girl who looks no older than 10 but has outlived everyone you know. When the vampires announce their presence to the world, they declare they are relocating to a newly formed, man-made island […]

Fox Comedy In The Works Starring Reynolds And Bullock

by on August 28, 2011
Deadline reports that Fox has a new animated production in the works, starring Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock. The comedy, titled And Then There Was Gordon, centers around an ordinary child growing up in a house full of geniuses. The script will be co-written be Ryan Reynolds and Allan Loeb.

Rebuild of Evangelion 3.0 Scheduled For Fall 2012

by Todd DuBoison August 26, 2011
The official website for the “Rebuild of Evangelion” project has announced that its third movie, titled Q Quickening, will premiere in Japanese theaters in Fall 2012. The first two movies, Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone and Evangelion 2.0: You Can (Not) Advance, were previously licensed and dubbed into English by FUNimation Entertainment. The first […]

"Phineas and Ferb" Creators to Get 4th Season, Feature Film, and New Pilot

by Ed Liuon August 26, 2011
Deadline Hollywood reports that Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh have been signed to separate, exclusive, multi-year, multi-million dollar deals with Disney Television for more Phineas & Ferb, which the pair co-created, including a fourth season of the show and a new pilot episode. The pair are also officially attached to a Phineas and Ferb […]