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Review: Rankin-Bass "The Hobbit" and "Return of the King" Remastered DVDs - Classics Revisited

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It’s always nice to discover that an old cartoon from your childhood holds up to your fond nostalgic feelings for it. The Rankin-Bass adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit proves to be one of those cartoons. The TV special, first aired in the late 1970′s, was my personal introduction to Tolkien’s Middle-Earth, and while the […]

PR: Skylanders Goes 'Dark' at Comic-Con International: San Diego

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At this week’s Comic-Con International in San Diego, Activision will be showing off a “Dark Edition” of its Skylanders Trap Team line. The Trap Team line allows players to capture villains from the game and imprison them in toy traps that play back sounds that make it seem as if the bad guys are stuck inside. […]

Review: "Strange Hill High (UK Edition)": Puppet Ghoul School Fun

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Josh Weinstein is the co-creator and show runner of Strange Hill High, an interesting case of an American industry veteran steering a British production. Many will remember Weinstein working with Bill Oakley to run what is seen by many as the final leg of the ‘golden age’ of The Simpsons. Airing on CBBC (who seem to […]

The Boxtrolls Prepare for San Diego Comic-Con "Eat Like the Boxtrolls" Experience

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Focus Features and LAIKA Animation Studios are set to roll out a special “Eat Like the Boxtrolls” experience at San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 as a special promotion for the upcoming stop-motion feature film The Boxtrolls. Numerous events have been announced, and new character posters were revealed: The following events were revealed, along with news […]

CLIP: Cartoon Network Premieres for Week of July 21, 2014: "Clarence," "Gumball," "Adventure Time," "Regular Show"

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Disney TV Animation Announces "Haunted Mansion," 3 More Pilots; "The 7D" Launch a Hit in Ratings

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Walt Disney Television Animation has announced several new projects in development, including a special based on the Haunted Mansion theme park attraction (which has also been the subject of a 2003 feature film and is reportedly still under development as a second feature with Guillermo del Toro). The other pilots under production are Billy Dilley’s […]

Review: "Planes: Fire and Rescue" Lights My Fire

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My head can rattle off numerous problems with Planes: Fire and Rescue. It’s storyline and character twists just recycle the first Planes movie. Several of the plot twists that aren’t recycled are still predictable from a mile off. It relies a bit too heavily on paper-thin stock characters, if not extremely stale ethnic stereotypes. It […]

CLIP: "Sanjay and Craig" Begins Season 2 on July 19, 2014

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50 Hour "My Little Pony" Mega Mare-athon Runs August 4 - August 8, 2014

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50 HOUR VIEWING EVENT!: FIRST EVER MY LITTLE PONY MEGA MARE-ATHON FEATURING EVERY SINGLE EPISODE OF ALL FOUR SEASONS OF MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC BACK-TO-BACK, STARTS AUGUST 4, ON THE HUB NETWORK Mare-athon to Include Three MY LITTLE PONY Specials Never-Before-Seen on the Hub Network LOS ANGELES – The fun, magical adventures of […]

Disney Releases New Trailer for "Big Hero 6"

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