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"DreamWorks Dragons: Race To The Edge" Interview With Showrunners Art Brown and Douglas Sloan

by 90'sCartoonManon June 26, 2015
Art Brown began his career writing and directing the feature film Best Men and then went on to write The Doughboys and Disorderly Conduct. Douglas Sloan joined the Power Rangers franchise in 1994 as the series acting coach before writing 150 episodes, directing 50 episodes, and producing 300 episodes of the series. He has also […]
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Review: "DreamWorks Dragons: Race to the Edge" Races to a New Frontier

by Todd DuBoison June 26, 2015
Now an exclusive on Netflix after two seasons of broadcasting on Cartoon Network, the third season of DreamWorks Dragons (subtitled Race to the Edge) continues the series’ commitment to bridging the gap between How To Train Your Dragon and How To Train Your Dragon 2 in the wake of the second film’s release. To its […]

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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: "Star Wars Rebels: The Siege of Lothal" - The Empire Strikes Back

by Grant Whiteon June 19, 2015
My review of the series premiere of Star Wars Rebels, Disney’s first major Star Wars production since purchasing Lucasfilm, was generally positive but with misgivings. I was hopeful the show would eventually strike the same tone as its older sibling Star Wars: The Clone Wars, especially as it was being created by effectively the same […]
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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 […]