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Review: Amazon Pilots "Knickerbock Teetertop," "Lost in Oz," "Lily the Unicorn," & "Bear in Underwear"

by Ed Liuon June 26, 2015
Amazon Studios debuts six new kids pilots, four of them animated and all of them delightful in their own distinct ways (and, while they won’t get full reviews here, both live-action pilots are pretty good, too). The Adventures of Knickerbock Teetertop is a pre-school series that sits in the space between reality and fantasy familiar […]



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Review: "Inside Out" - Right-Side Up and Best Foot Forward

by Ed Liuon June 19, 2015
In his book Creativity, Inc., Ed Catmull describes a “Braintrust” meeting discussing a challenging scene in Inside Out, when Brad Bird told director Pete Docter, “You’re trying to do a triple back flip in a gale force wind, and you’re mad at yourself for not sticking the landing. Like, it’s amazing you’re alive!” Inside Out […]
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"Pig Goat Banana Cricket" Premieres on Nickelodeon on July 18, 2015

by Ed Liuon June 18, 2015
“That’s my favorite!” – Pig “Totally Goatally!” – Goat “Sweet Mama’s Monkeys!” – Banana “It’s time to save the day, with science!” – Cricket FOUR BEST FRIENDS EMBARK ON ABSURD ADVENTURES IN NICKELODEON’S NEXT HIGH-ENERGY, ORIGINAL SERIES PIG GOAT BANANA CRICKET SATURDAY, JULY 18, AT 10:30A.M. (ET/PT) Irreverent Comedy Showcases a Rich, Layered World from […]

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Six New Amazon Studios Kids Pilots Debut on June 26, 2015, in the US, UK, and Germany

by Ed Liuon June 17, 2015
Six New Kids Pilots will Debut June 26 on Amazon in the US, UK and Germany Six new kids pilots will be available, including preschool project The Adventures of Knickerbock Teetertop, and animated shows for ages six to 11 Lost In Oz, Lily the Unicorn, and Bear in Underwear, as well as live-action shows A […]