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Batman Is A True Artist

by Alex Beanon June 28, 2014
To paraphrase Batman’s turn in The LEGO Movie – he is a true artist who “only works in black and sometimes, very, very dark grey”. So, to commemorate the Caped Crusader’s 75th anniversary this weekend, the South Pasadena Mercantile Company in Pasadena, California is holding the “Long Summer, Dark Knight” – an exhibit featuring artwork […]
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My Real Games Expands Mobile Selection

by Alex Beanon June 27, 2014
Mobile gamemaker MyRealGames has expanded their mobile game selection to include new games in three new categories – racing, sports and cards – as exemplified by the selection of mobile games on their website which includes Eight Ball Frenzy, Nuclear Bike 2 and Car Eats Car 2. All games at MyRealGames are free to download […]

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Shonen Hollywood To Receive Blu-ray/DVD Release

by Alex Beanon June 27, 2014
Good news if you live in Japan [or can easily order items from Amazon Japan] as the anime adaptation of the “Shonen Hollywood” novel series is set to come to Blu-ray and DVD. The series – due to air next week [July 5] in Japan – follows the lives of boys who attend the imaginary […]
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Persona 4: The Golden Animation Trailer

by Alex Beanon June 26, 2014
A new teaser trailer for the upcoming “Persona 4: The Golden Animation” has been unveiled by Aniplex Japan. “Persona 4: The Golden Animation” picks up from PlayStation Vita video game and focuses on new character, marie, while retelling events of the first series. The new series will air on Japanese TV on July 10, 2014, […]

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Luis Suarez Bites...Literally!

by Alex Beanon June 26, 2014
Uruguayan soccer player Luis Suarez bit again, this time in the World Cup earlier this week when he gnawed on an italian defender’s shoulder – so it was only a matter of time before Chinese animation outlet TomoNews produced an animated rehash of Suarez biting along with various representations of Suarez as both a zombie […]
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Ben Kingsley Is Bagheera

by Alex Beanon June 25, 2014
Ben Kingsley will voice the role of the black panther Bagheera in the CG/live-action 3D adaptation of “The Jungle Book” being directed by Jon Favreau. Kingsley joins a voice cast that includes Idris Elba [Shere Khan], Scarlett Johansson [Kaa] and Lupita Nyong’o [Rakcha]. “The Jungle Book” is currently scheduled for a release date of October […]

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Spy Vs. Spy Renew Battles On Android

by Alex Beanon June 25, 2014
Fans of MAD Magazine know all about the “Spy vs. Spy” covert warfare that has raged for decades between the white spy and the black spy. Those battles led to an Atari-ized video game version and that version has been re-created as a mobile video game available on Android for $1…
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Kirin Produces Mini-Man To Visit Morocco

by Alex Beanon June 25, 2014
Kirin is a Japanese beverage giant most widely recognized for their beers but they also produce soft drinks and they have created a stop-motion animation ad campaign for their newest soft drink product employing a mini-man traveling through a collection of smartphone footage backdrop scenes…

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Peppa Pig Gobbles Up Russia And Ukraine

by Alex Beanon June 25, 2014
Popular British children’s animation series “Peppa Pig” is already shown on television stations in both Russia and Ukraine but both countries are set to be invaded by Peppa Pig merchandise as the E1 Studio responsible for producing it will expand their licensing agreement that will have plush toys, wooden toys and bath toys coming to […]
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Two Dads' Frozen Lament

by Alex Beanon June 25, 2014
Actors Ryan O’Quinn [“Easy Money”] and Dan Wilkerson [“Law and Order”] have kids…and those kids, like most kids on the planet, like Disney’s megahit “Frozen” – so O’Quinn and Wilkerson decided to sing about it, “Frozen”-style…