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Voltron Legendary Defender

Review: Grander Adventure Awaits in “Voltron Legendary Defender” Season 2

by Todd DuBoison January 19, 2017
The first thing to understand about season 2 of Voltron Legendary Defender is that it’s really a second season in name only. Rather than something akin to a new chapter or a book in what has been a very plot-driven show, it’s a straightforward continuation that picks up exactly where the first left off. That’s […]
Long Way North

Review: “Long Way North” – Short Version: Terrific

by Ed Liuon January 18, 2017
Long Way North (Tout en haute du monde) is a lyrically beautiful, engrossing, old-school adventure tale that sends a cosseted young girl on a journey of personal growth in one of the most unforgiving environments on Earth. Long Way North compares very favorably with Disney’s Moana, with the two films driven by daring lead characters […]

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Maisie Williams To Be Transformed Into A Clay Cavegirl

by Peter Paltridgeon January 18, 2017
Now that Dreamworks has cancelled Croods 2, and ABC refuses to turn their failed Cavemen sitcom into a feature film, who will deliver us a new movie based on Neanderthals? Aardman Animations has stepped up to the task and is now in production on Early Man, a stop-motion epic about a cave person with googly […]

The Tangled Series Will Debut With A TV Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon January 16, 2017
In a few weeks the Disney Channel will begin running Tangled: The Series, a sequel serial to the 2010 feature film and a prequel to the short that followed it. In this series Rapunzel and Flynn aren’t married yet, perhaps because they’re dealing with some new problems… One of the most obvious will be made […]

Review: Spectacle Abounds in “One Piece Film: Gold”

by Todd DuBoison January 10, 2017
Part of what’s kept Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece series so successful and long-lived is the author’s boundless imagination, a sense that anything can and does exist in its world with all its varied characters and environments. One Piece Film: Gold strikes again there with a real treat for committed fans, dropping Straw Hat Luffy and […]

It Still Looks Bad For McQueen In New Cars 3 Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon January 10, 2017
Pixar shocked everyone with their first Cars 3 teaser, released late last year. After the ultra-goofy Cars 2 with its spy antics and its car-related puns and its cable guys named Larry, no one was expecting to be blindsided by some kind of tragedy reel with muted colors featuring what appeared to be Lightning McQueen’s […]

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DocMcStuffins Meets Winnie the Pooh on January 18, 2017

by Ed Liuon January 6, 2017
DOC AND FRIENDS GO ‘INTO THE HUNDRED ACRE WOOD!’ IN A SPECIAL EPISODE OF DISNEY JUNIOR’S DOC MCSTUFFINS, DEBUTING ON NATIONAL WINNIE THE POOH DAY, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2017 — Beloved characters Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore and Christopher Robin visit McStuffinsville — Doc McStuffins and her team have helped toys of all shapes […]

My Life as a Zucchini

GKIDS Announces English Voice Cast for “My Life as a Zucchini”

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2016
GKIDS ANNOUNCES ENGLISH-LANGUAGE VOICE CAST FOR MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI WILL FORTE, NICK OFFERMAN, ELLEN PAGE AND AMY SEDARIS LEAD CAST GOLDEN GLOBE-NOMINATED FILM TO MAKE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PREMIERE AT SUNDANCE New York (December 21, 2016) – GKIDS, a producer and distributor of animation for both adult and family audiences, has announced the English […]
LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Season One

Review: “LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures” Complete Season One Assembles Some Fun

by Ed Liuon December 13, 2016
LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures is a fun little romp through a tiny corner of Lucasfilm’s increasingly sprawling storyline with its targeting computer programmed for a direct hit on younger audiences. It toes the same line of irreverence towards the source material as all the LEGO Star Wars animated series, while happily appropriating Star […]