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Toonzone Tours the Nickelodeon Animation Studios

Nickelodeon Animation Studio

Over 20 years and 50+ different cartoon shows, Nickelodeon Animation is just as strong as it ever was. Situated in a white building with big orange letters in Burbank, California, Nickelodeon Animation Studio opened its doors to Toonzone News and other members of the press for a studio tour in anticipation of the latest addition […]

Toonzone Interviews Creator and Executive Producer C.H. Greenblatt About "Harvey Beaks"

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C.H. Greenblatt began his career as a storyboard artist and writer on SpongeBob SquarePants and continued on to The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy before creating and executive producing Chowder for Cartoon Network (where we interviewed him right before the premiere). Toonzone News caught up with Greenblatt to talk to him about his newest […]

Review: "DreamWorks' Home" - Shake Your Boov Thing

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Home, DreamWorks’ newest theatrical animated movie, proves that we’re all just neighbors in this great big universe of ours but that doesn’t mean we’re going to get along. When a race of cowardly aliens called the Boov flee from a race of scary skull-and-spike wearing aliens called the Gorg, they decide to occupy Earth as […]

Review: "Tyler Perry's Madea’s Tough Love" - A Madea Film For The Chirren

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Tyler Perry is so well known that the mere mention of his name conjures up thoughts of a 6’5 man dressed as an elderly woman.  He rose to prominence through plays about relationships, faith, and the human struggle. Naturally, Hollywood got a hold of them and made a film franchise that quickly downplayed the human […]

Review: "Penguins of Madagascar" - Good Work, Boys, High One!

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The Madagascar franchise is hugely successful for DreamWorks and has been for several years, so it’s no surprise it’s still going. While the original cast has starred in a fairly tightly plotted trilogy of movies, DreamWorks has had to step to the side of that story to keep the series alive in games, specials, and […]

Review: "The Boxtrolls" - Good Things Come in All Sorts of Packages

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There are so many ways to tell a story, visually speaking, and animation provides so many options. The job of adapting Alan Snow’s novel Here Be Monsters! for the big screen fell to Laika Studios, who present it to a wide audience as The Boxtrolls. Laika (the studio behind Coraline and ParaNorman is a stop motion […]

SDCC2014: "The Boxtrolls" Roundtable Interview with Travis Knight, Anthony Stacchi, and Graham Annable

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Travis Knight is LAIKA’s President and CEO, and has been involved in all principal creative and business decisions at LAIKA since the studio’s founding in 2003. He was Lead Animator and Producer on LAIKA’s second feature, the 2012 Academy Award® nominated animated feature, ParaNorman. He was Lead Animator and Producer as well on the company’s […]

SDCC2014: "The Boxtrolls" Roundtable Interview with Sir Ben Kingsley

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Sir Ben Kingsley is an Oscar-winning actor with nearly fifty years of experience, having appeared in such films as Gandhi (1982), Schindler’s List (1993), and Sexy Beast (2000). He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2002 and currently runs his own production company. He plays the villain Snatcher in The Boxtrolls. During the 2014 […]

SDCC2014: "The Boxtrolls" Roundtable Interview with Isaac Hempstead-Wright and Elle Fanning

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Isaac Hempstead-Wright, best known for playing Bran Stark on Game of Thrones, stars as Eggs in The Boxtrolls. Elle Fanning, who most recently played Aurora in Maleficent, co-stars as Winnie Portley-Rind. During the 2014 San Diego Comic Con, Toonzone News was able to sit down with them for a roundtable interview session with several other […]

SDCC2014: Marvel Animation Presents! Talks Fall Premieres and New DTV

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Jeph Loeb, head of Marvel Television, introduced Cort Lane (VP), Stephen Wacker (VP – animation), and Eric Radomski (SVP) to talk about what’s coming up for Marvel Animation. The upcoming third season of Ultimate Spider-Man, which is titled Web Warriors will be about Spider-Man chasing the Green Goblin throughout other realities and meeting various version of […]

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