Archive for December, 2013

ToonZone Holiday Gift Guide Idea # 37 – The CG Story

by Alex Beanon December 10, 2013
Still flailing around for holiday gift ideas for that special person in your life who genuflects at the temple of the animation industry? Flail no more, your holiday gift holy grail may have arrived with the publication of “The CG Story: Computer Generated Animation and Special Effects” by Christopher Finch. The 368-page book [yes, book, […]

Indiana Jones Lives Again At Disney

by Alex Beanon December 10, 2013
When Disney purchased the Star Wars empire from George Lucas last year in a massive multi-billion dollar deal, they also purchased some of the rights to the “Indiana Jones” film franchise, which Lucas owned within his Lucasfilm Corporation. Disney essentially bought Lucasfilm and Indy but Lucas had previously cut a deal with Paramount for distribution […]


Nick Streams To China

by Alex Beanon December 10, 2013
Nickelodeon will stream more than 200 hours of its television shows – including “SpongeBob SquarePants” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” – to the online video platform of Chinese internet media company, The video will be dubbed or subtitled in Mandarin. Nickelodeon will begin streaming to Sohu’s approximately 389 million users in late December 2013.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Review (Xbox 360)

by macattackon December 9, 2013
Call of Duty: Ghosts, the latest installment in the now-10-year-old franchise, elicited the most polarizing feelings I’ve experienced since Treyarch’s World at War in 2008. I was impressed by several aspects in the newest installment and was severely let down by others. For every positive, Infinity Ward’s Ghosts there seemed to be a negative in both campaign and […]


Disney’s “Frozen” Takes #1 at Box Office in 2nd Week, Sets Post-Thanksgiving Record

by Todd DuBoison December 9, 2013
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen saw continued success during its second week at the box office, grossing a total of $31.6 million to seize first place from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and its $27 million gross. The film has now earned a total of $134.3 million domestically in the United States and an estimated worldwide […]


Bob’s Burgers – Bob And Deliver – Season 4, Episode 7

by Alex Beanon December 9, 2013
Synopsis: The drug-addicted Home Ec teacher needs to take a break from school and Bob fills in as the substitute giving Tina sugar plum fairy visions in her head of being Teacher’s Pet – until Bob deems class troublemaker Zeke to be worthy of holding the spatula. Details: The drug-addicted Home Ec teacher with the […]

Video Game Review: Super Mario 3D World – Cats Off To You, Nintendo!

by Javeon December 9, 2013
3D Mario games have always been an event for a new Nintendo system, and now, a year after the Wii U’s release, we have our newest entry in the series with Super Mario 3D World. Following all the Mario staples and adding several new features, it’s within the realm of quality and polish that you would […]