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Quackerz

Review: “Quackerz” Lays an Egg

by Ed Liuon June 15, 2016
One of my fundamental precepts of comedy is that ducks are funny, but Quackerz is an animated feature film that is intent on challenging that idea. This Russian import, now available on American shores via Shout! Factory, is a chaotic and messy affair that baffles more than it amuses, and sometimes came close to offending […]

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Cartoon Network Announces “Mighty Magiswords” TV Series and More Interactive Content

by Ed Liuon June 14, 2016
Cartoon Network Takes Viewer Engagement to the Next Level with Mighty Magiswords Multi-Platform World Allows Fans to Watch, Play and Collect Cartoon Network, recently named one of the most innovative media companies by Fast Company, continues to redefine content and the fan experience with the evolution of its latest franchise, Mighty Magiswords. Debuting last year […]

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Interview: All Hail Composer Frederik Wiedmann on “All Hail King Julien”!

by Christopher Glennonon June 13, 2016
Born in Stuttgart, Germany, Frederik Wiedmann came to Los Angeles in 2004 to become a film composer. Wiedmann was twice nominated for the Annie Award for his musical work on Green Lantern the Animated Series. He has also worked on the Beware the Batman TV Series as well as DC Animated movies Son of Batman, […]
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Official Let’s Play Shows Final Battle In Total War: Warhammer

by Todd Blackon June 10, 2016
Despite their infamy, developers do post official Let’s Plays of their titles. Many times its to show a special part of the game, or show off something that players might not get to see on their own. For SEGA and Creative Assembly, and their title Total War: Warhammer, they decided to release a Let’s Play […]

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Review: “Voltron Legendary Defender” Forms a Not-That-Blazing Sword

by Chad Boninon June 10, 2016
Does the sword still blaze after 35 years? The five lions that form Voltron have converged yet again to form a new series, streaming exclusively on Netflix and produced by DreamWorks Animation Television. Still, this is a franchise that has had a number of missteps–entertaining or not–in America. Is the fourth time the charm? America […]
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Review: “Voltron Legendary Defender” is a Breakthrough Reinvention

by Todd DuBoison June 10, 2016
Amid all the promotion for Voltron Legendary Defender this spring, one thing struck me more than any other: a quote officially publicized from Executive Producer Joaquim Dos Santos that declared “We didn’t make the Voltron that we saw, we made the Voltron that we remembered.” In our age of countless sequels or reboots and elevated […]

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Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2016 – Gundam The Origin Staff Interview

by Grant Whiteon June 8, 2016
Prior to the Gundam The Origin III screening and panel, Toonzone News had the chance to talk to producer Osamu Taniguchi and designer Mika Akitaka about the production. TOONZONE NEWS: What was the genesis point in deciding to produce an adaptation of The Origin? OSAMU TANIGUCHI: That’s a tough one [thinks] …I’m not even sure […]