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Sharknado 2: The Second One Trailer

by Alex Beanon July 8, 2014
Another shark storm’s a-coming, Ma – this time to New York City and it’s being televised on July 30 on the SyFy network. The trailer for “Sharknado 2: The Second One”….
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Star Wars Episode VII Adds Two To Cast

by Alex Beanon July 8, 2014
The Abu Dhabi portion of filming of “Star Wars: Episode VII” has concluded and Disney/Lucasfilm has used the hiatus to announce two more cast additions – Pip Andersen and Crystal Clarke. Andersen – who were the winners of an open casting call for the film held last year that garnered more than 70,000 applications. Andersen’s […]

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Terry Gilliam Recycles Animation For Monty Python Live Show

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2014
The first of 10 reunion shows for the legendary mostly-British comedy troupe Monty Python is in the books and the lone American member, Terry Gilliam, trotted out mostly recycled versions of his original animations and sketches for the original television show, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, which ran from 1969-74. Gilliam’s iconic foot made its expected […]
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Peanuts Voice Actors Speak Out

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2014
Thanks to the lengthy efforts of author and animation archeologist Marc Tyler Nobleman, the voice actors who gave life to the array of characters from Charles Schulz’s iconic “Peanuts” comic strip when they came to the television screen in various specials, talked about their experiences voicing their characters. Nobleman painstakingly tracked down many of the […]

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Captain America Has A 4th Of July Video

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2014
For the upcoming national holiday, Captain America – well, more like Fox’s Animation Domination department – has a 4th of July statistics song he would like to share with you before you begin lighting off fireworks and chowing down at the BBQ…
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BuzzBee Meets Grumpy Cat

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2014
Honey Nut Cheerios spokesbee, BuzzBee, meets internet sensation Grumpy Cat [aka Tardar Sauce] in a video extolling the virtues of said Honey Nut Cheerios…

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Atari and Denny’s Team Up For Hashteroids, Centipup and Take-Out

by Alex Beanon July 1, 2014
Three of Atari’s most popular old-school video games were Asteroids, Breakout and Centipede and the video game company has partnered with the notable late night/early morning destination restaurant, Denny’s, to create apps for iPhones and Android phones based on those iconic games. The new game apps are entitled “Hashteroids” [your mission: delivering condiments], “Take-Out” [your […]
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Gotham And The Flash Pilots To Debut At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 30, 2014
Both new, upcoming superhero-themed live-action television series – Fox’s Batman-themed “Gotham” and CW’s “The Flash” – will debut their show’s respective pilots on Saturday, July 26, at Comic Con in San Diego next month. “Gotham” deals with the backstory of Batman’s hometown of Gotham City while “The Flash” stars Grant Gustin in the lead role […]

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New AniMates Help You Communicate

by Alex Beanon June 30, 2014
A new “AniMates” app for Android mobile phones helps you personalize your messages with a roster of animated characters. Created by Smith Micro Software, the app includes a selection of animated talking character along with scenic backgrounds and various voice effects and messages may be shared via email, SMS or Facebook. “AniMates represents a unique […]
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Justice League To Mount Throne Of Atlantis

by Alex Beanon June 30, 2014
With “Justice League: War” released earlier this year, everybody is looking ahead to the next installment in the DC Universe animated original movie series and it appears that movie will be titled “Justice League: Throne of War” according to packaging details from the yet-to-be released “Batman: Assault on Arkham” DVD and Blu-ray sets. Based on […]