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Gotham Gets Pilot And Batman

by Alex Beanon January 13, 2014
Fox originally announced that “Gotham” – its upcoming Batman-themed origins television series – was going to detail how Commissioner Gordon and various villains [Penguin, Joker, Riddler, etc..] came to occupy the Gotham City turf. But now, here comes the bonus gravy boat as it was newly announced that “Gotham” would also include the origins of […]

2014 Best Animated Short Candidates: Shuhei Morita’s “Possessions”

by Ed Liuon January 13, 2014
In the run-up to the announcement of the nominees for the 2014 Best Animated Short Film, Toonzone is taking a look at some of the shortlisted candidates for the category. Out of the ten shortlisted films, three to five candidates will be nominated. Longtime Toonzone readers may recall Shuhei Morita’s name from the short film […]

Sorry Charlie, 3D Tuna Beret Is Starkist’s Newest Creation

by Alex Beanon January 13, 2014
The old hipster Charlie would have understood, because he was always being admonished – “Sorry Charlie, Starkist doesn’t want tunas with good taste, Starkist wants tunas that taste good!” – but this new hipster 3D animated hipster version of Charlie Starkist has created for their newest spokestuna? Well, the housewives seem impressed – but that’s […]

Bob’s Burgers – Presto Tina-O – Season 4, Episode 10

by Alex Beanon January 13, 2014
Synopsis: It’s a magical episode as Tina yearns to be noticed by Jimmy Pesto Jr. and volunteers to become his magician’s assistant for a magician’s contest while Bob yearns to escape the magician’s “curse” placed upon him by a cheapskate magician visiting the restaurant. Details: Tina has a crush on Jimmy Pesto, Jr. and, as […]

Archer Debonair Repair

Hitting the Danger Zone with the “Archer Debonair Repair” Van

by Ed Liuon January 10, 2014
In conjunction with the upcoming Season 5 premiere of Archer, FX rolled a special “Archer Debonair Repair” glass-paneled van into New York City, and the fact that it was parked just a few blocks away from my office made it pretty easy to dash out and grab a few photos of the van on site: […]

Lowe Moves From Pawnee To Moonbeam City On Comedy Central

by Alex Beanon January 10, 2014
Comedy Central will debut a new animated comedy this year entitled “Moonbeam City” and starring Rob Lowe in the lead voice role as police detective Dazzle Novak, as he meanders through a 1980’s crime drama landscape. Think of it as a poor man’s “Archer” with Lowe wearing his comfortable 80’s persona and snark. Along with […]

Sony Offers PlayStation Now At CES 2014

by Alex Beanon January 8, 2014
When the Great Console Wars ended in 2013, we were left with Sony’s PlayStation 4 [selling four million units so far] as the victor over Microsoft’s Xbox One [three million units] but now that it’s 2014, Sony is already moving on to their next project announced at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las […]

Valve’s Steam Machines At CES 2014

by Alex Beanon January 8, 2014
When it comes to gaming consoles, everybody knows about the twin titans of the industry – Sony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One – but Valve is hoping to supplant the fading Nintendo as the third major player on the video game console block. Valve unveiled their new Steam Machines – consoles designed with the […]

“Archer” Season Four Blu-ray/DVD Released

by Alex Beanon January 7, 2014
Just in time for the fifth season debut next week, Season Four of the popular “Archer” series on the FX network has been released for Blu-ray and DVD this week. Season Four has our intrepid ISIS spy, Sterling Archer dealing with a cobra snake bite in the ass, an unexpected pregnancy, a trip to the […]

DreamTab To Debut At 2014 CES

by Alex Beanon January 6, 2014
DreamWorks Animation Studios has partnered with electronics firm Fuhu to produce a tablet designed specifically for the parents of children called the DreamTab. The device will be making its worldwide debut at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. The limited edition tablet is expected to run on an Android OS system, […]