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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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

Batman the Killing Joke

“Batman: The Killing Joke” Special Event Theatrical Screening on July 25, 2016

by Ed Liuon June 8, 2016
Highly Anticipated Batman: The Killing Joke Coming to Select Movie Theaters July 25, 2016 Only Starring Batman: The Animated Series Actors Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill Fathom Events, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment Bring Acclaimed Graphic Novel to Life DENVER – June 8, 2016 – The dark journey into insanity […]
Byron Howard and Rich Moore Zootopia

Interview: Trying Everything with “Zootopia” Co-Directors Byron Howard and Rich Moore

by Ed Liuon June 8, 2016
With more than 20 years at the studio, Byron Howard is a veteran of Walt Disney Feature Animation, starting as an animator on Pocahontas, Lilo & Stitch, Brother Bear, and the short film “John Henry.” He was co-director with Chris Williams on Bolt (which earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature), and then […]

Rick and Morty Season 2

Review: “Rick and Morty” Season Two Blu-ray Is Squanching Fantastic!

by Neo Yion June 6, 2016
Rick and Morty manages to pull in more content in twenty-one episodes than most other shows can manage in a multi-season lifespan. Its comical deconstruction of the sci-fi genre is delightfully tongue-in-cheek and cleverly demented. In its first season, the kid-with-a-mentor story trope took  firm bunt to the head, analyzing the whimsical, fun-filled adventures as […]
Voltron: Legendary Defender

New Clips from “Voltron Legendary Defender” Released

by Ed Liuon June 3, 2016
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Batman The Killing Joke

“Batman: The Killing Joke” to Premiere at Comic-Con International on July 22, 2016

by Ed Liuon June 3, 2016
WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT SLATES WORLD PREMIERE OF BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE JULY 22 AT COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL BURBANK, CA (JUNE 3, 2016) – Continuing a decade-long tradition, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will host the World Premiere of its latest DC Universe Original Movie – this time, the highly anticipated Batman: The Killing Joke – […]

Making Roads Very Important In Civ VI

by Todd Blackon June 3, 2016
How you make roads has changed over the course of the Civilization franchise. At first, you could simply build a worker, then have them construct a road. In Civ VI though, at least in the early part of the game, the caravans will be the only way to build roads between your cities. This is […]