For Kids
Over the Garden Wall

“Over the Garden Wall” on DVD September 8, 2015; Comic Mini-Series in August; “For Sara” Cassette in September

by Ed Liuon August 24, 2015
Cartoon Network Brings Fans Even More Over the Garden Wall All-New DVD Loaded with Bonus Features, Four-Issue Comic Series from BOOM! Studios and Limited-Edition Cassette from Mondo Available this Fall Cartoon Network’s first miniseries Over the Garden Wall charmed audiences during its network run in November 2014, and this fall, fans can go even deeper […]
Miles from Tomorrowland

Review: “Miles from Tomorrowland: Let’s Rocket!” – Fun with a Side of Science

by Ed Liuon August 24, 2015
Distill the exploratory spirit of the original Star Trek TV series, mix in the family dynamics of Lost in Space, blend until smooth, strain out most of the violence, and serve in 11-minute animated serving sizes and you’ll get something like Disney’s Miles from Tomorrowland, a delightful new entry in the TV shows aimed at […]

Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem

Review: “Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem” – Ten Tons of Fun

by Ed Liuon August 21, 2015
There’s a scene late in Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem where I envision Heath Corson pitching it at a story meeting, followed by numerous games of one-upmanship by animators, producers, and director Butch Lukic, ultimately yielding a scene of divinely inspired ridiculousness that left me cackling with laughter at the sheer audacity on display. Despite a […]

Goldie and Bear

“Goldie & Bear” Premieres on Disney Junior on September 12, 2015

by Ed Liuon August 21, 2015
DISNEY JUNIOR’S GOLDIE & BEAR, A FAIRYTALE-INSPIRED ANIMATED SERIES, TO DEBUT ON WATCH DISNEY JUNIOR PLATFORMS BEGINNING SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 Disney Junior will debut the first six episodes of fairytale-inspired “Goldie & Bear” on the popular WATCH Disney Junior platforms, beginning Saturday, September 12, with one new episode premiering on the WATCH Disney Junior app […]
Nickelodeon Animation Studio

Nickelodeon UK Screens New Animated Shorts For International Programme

by Grant Whiteon August 20, 2015
Nickelodeon UK are currently presenting a quartet of animated shorts via their Nicktoons website and the Nick app. For the next 12 weeks four shorts will be released together at a time, with viewers able to vote at the Nicktoons website for which shorts they like best and the possibility of popular shorts being expanded […]


Review: “The Seventh Dwarf” – No Prince Charming

by Ed Liuon August 19, 2015
The worst thing about The Seventh Dwarf isn’t that it’s a bad movie (although it is undeniably a bad movie). The worst thing about it is that every now and then, this Shrek derivative shows the briefest flashes of inspiration, suggesting that there’s a much better movie in there somewhere. That sense of untapped potential […]

Nickelodeon Orders Season 10 of “The Fairly OddParents”

by Ed Liuon August 19, 2015
NICKELODEON CONTINUES TO CHARM FANS WITH SEASON 10 ORDER OF ANIMATED SERIES THE FAIRLY ODDPARENTS Brand-New Character to Debut in 13 Half-Hour Episode Pick-up BURBANK, Calif. – Aug. 18, 2015 – Season 10 has been greenlit for the Emmy Award-winning animated series, The Fairly OddParents, which follows the magical adventures of 10-year-old Timmy Turner and […]

scooby doo

New Scooby Doo Movie Coming To Theaters, This One Animated

by Peter Paltridgeon August 18, 2015
Forget all about that embarrassing live-action half-parody that called itself Scooby Doo back in 2002. This time they’re going to do it right. The Hollywood Reporter revealed this morning that the Scooby Gang is returning to theaters in an animated feature. Dan Povenmire, co-creator of Phineas and Ferb, will executive produce the new film. Tony […]