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Mary Poppins Turns 50

by Alex Beanon August 28, 2014
The original release date of “Mary Poppins” was August 27, 1964 – if you were lucky enough to be at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles and had a ticket to the star-studded event – but for the rest of the country, its nationwide release came a couple days later and the film went on […]
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Katana Gets New Identity On Arrow

by Alex Beanon August 28, 2014
Due to a “scheduling conflict”, Devin Aoki – the actress who played Katana in the Season Three opener for “Arrow” – has been replaced by Rila Fukushima [“The Wolverine”] for the recurring role. Fukushima will appear during Oliver Queen’s numerous flashbacks as Tatsu Yamashiro/Katana – a Japanese martial arts expert who is also one of […]

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Hello Kitty Is Actually Kitty White

by Alex Beanon August 27, 2014
Hello Kitty was created by Sanrio in Japan in 1974, not as a cat, but rather, as a little girl/cartoon character named Kitty White. According to University of Hawai’i anthropologist Christine Yano, who will curate the Hello Kitty 40th Anniversary exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles next month, Kitty White is […]
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Big Hero 6's Hiro And Baymax Added to Disney Infinity Toy Box 2.0

by Alex Beanon August 27, 2014
Hiro Hamada and Baymax from Disney’s “Big Hero 6″ movie will be included in the Disney Infinity Toy Box 2.0 video game [available on all major gaming systems] scheduled to be launched in November 2014…

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Sundance Animated Shorts Coming To Theaters

by Alex Beanon August 27, 2014
Some of the best animated shorts of the 2014 Sundance Festival will be coming to theaters later this year. The 95-minute conglomeration of the eight animated shorts – four from the 2014 festival and four from previous festivals – includes this year’s best animated short winner “Yearbook”, as well as 2012 Philadelphia Best Animated Short […]
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Homer Simpson Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

by Alex Beanon August 27, 2014
Leave it to “The Simpsons” to be the first to jump on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge bandwagon as Homer first takes the “challenge” by dumping a glass of water on his head only to have it rectified by Bart in a helicopter dumping ice water, Olaf from “Frozen”, some penguins, Santa Claus, some hockey […]

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LEGO Documentary Gets A Release Date

by Alex Beanon August 26, 2014
“Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary”, a documentary covering the obsessions of AFOLs [Adult Fans of LEGOs] has received an official nationwide release date for early next year. The documentary, er, brickumentary, is billed as the first official documentary on the LEGO bricks and follows groups of AFOLs around the world at brick conventions as […]
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Netflix Renews BoJack Horseman

by Alex Beanon August 26, 2014
“BoJack Horseman” has already been awarded a renewal for another season just days into its initial season. The animated comedy voice-stars Will Arnett as a failed 1990s sitcom star trying to navigate his way through whiskey and life. Aaron Paul voice-stars as his sidekick, Todd. The second season of “BoJack Horseman” is slated to contain […]

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New Poster For The Flash On CW

by Alex Beanon August 26, 2014
A new promotional poster was released to support the upcoming release of the fledling CW television series, “The Flash” starring Grant Gustin in the title role. The new series premieres on October 7, 2014… Source: Hollywood Reporter
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The Legends of Oz – Dorothy’s Return DVD Released

by Alex Beanon August 26, 2014
Roger Baum is the great-grandson of L. Frank Baum – the originator of “The Wizard of Oz” and Roger wrote books about the Land of Oz as well. The movie “The Legends of Oz – Dorothy’s Return” is based on those books and the animated musical voice-stars Lea Michele in the title role along with […]