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Activision/Blizzard’s Destiny Breaks Record

by Alex Beanon September 10, 2014
Activision/Blizzard’s just-released “Destiny” shooter video game has broken the first-day record for sales for a new video game franchise by selling more than $500 million in worldwide sales. Early sales trends expect somewhere between 12 million and 18 million of the games to sell in its first year. The previous record for first day sales […]
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Walt Before Mickey Trailer

by Alex Beanon September 10, 2014
A trailer has been released for the upcoming feature film “Walt Before Mickey” based on the book of the same name about the early years of animation icon Walt Disney before his 1937 breakout animated feature film “Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs” propelled him on a legendary career path. The film stars Thomas Ian […]

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Kelli O’Hara To Become Mrs. Darling

by Alex Beanon September 10, 2014
Kelli O’Hara [“Sex and the City 2”] has been selected to play the role of Mrs. Darling in the upcoming live televised stage production, “Peter Pan Live!” on NBC. O’Hara joins a cast that includes Christopher Walken as Captain Hook and Allison Williams as Peter Pan. “Peter Pan Live!” is currently scheduled to be aired […]
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Ray Rice Removed From Madden NFL 15

by Alex Beanon September 9, 2014
Shortly after the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens cut football player Ray Rice from their team due to domestic violence issues, Electronic Arts did the same thing – removing Rice from their newly released Madden NFL 15 video game. Rice was banned by the NFL after a video of him knocking out his then-fiancee in […]

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Little Orbit Unveils Adventure Time Video Game And Others

by Alex Beanon September 9, 2014
Little Orbit will be unveiling its video games for Adventure Time [“The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom”], “Disney Planes: Fire & Rescue”, “Falling Skies: The Game” and “Penguins of Madagascar” at the GameStop Expo in Anaheim this week. Little Orbit’s video game releases will be available for viewing – and playing – by the general […]
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Cartoon Network Extends International Shorts Program To Philippines

by Alex Beanon September 9, 2014
Cartoon Network’s International Shorts Program which, similar to its domestic-based program, seeks to identify new talent to produce an original television series or, possibly, feature film, has been extended to include the Philippines. Animation work for the upcoming “Monster Beach” feature film was handled by Top Draw Animation Studio in Manila, which also worked on […]

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Releases To Blu-ray and DVD Today

by Alex Beanon September 9, 2014
After hauling in $714 million worldwide, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” currently sits as the fourth-most financially successful film of 2014 and it has now officially been released to both Blu-ray and DVD formats. Extras for the Blu-ray include bloopers, commentary, deleted scenes and behind-the-scenes featurettes while DVD extras include the deleted scenes and behind-the-scenes […]
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Iron Man Four On The Floor

by Alex Beanon September 8, 2014
According to actor Robert Downey, Jr. who plays Tony Stark aka Iron Man, there are no current plans for a fourth installment of the “Iron Man” film franchise – leading to speculation that Stark/Iron Man may not fare too well in the upcoming “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” film next year. “The Avengers: Age of […]

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Dreamworks Animation Makes Date For Larrikins In 2018

by Alex Beanon September 8, 2014
Dreamworks Animation has officially given a release date for the Australian animated musical movie “The Larrikins” – about a family of bilbies [rabbit-bandicoot-like animals that live Down Under] and their adventures in the Aussie outback – directed by Tim Minchin [“Matilda”]. “The Larrikins” is currently scheduled to be released on January 25, 2018 in Australia […]
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And Now For Something Completely Clangers…Michael Palin

by Alex Beanon September 8, 2014
Michael Palin has been selected as the narrator for the revival of the classic British television children’s series “The Clangers”, which originally aired on BBC from 1969-74 – coincidentally, the same years as Palin and pals’ legendary “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” show – follows the adventures of a family of aardvark piglike animals [let’s call […]