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"Monsters Inc. 3D" Moving to December Release

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The Walt Disney Company is moving the release date of Monsters Inc. 3D to take advantage of the Christmas holiday season, Deadline.com reports. The Pixar film was originally scheduled to go into release on January 18, 2013, but the studio has shifted the date to December 19, 2012.

Review: "Welcome to the Space Show" Blu-ray (UK Edition): Aliens Took Mah Eyeballs!

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In a sleepy Japanese village, five children elect to take a week of summer school away from their families at the local school house. On the first day they find and nurse an injured dog, who reveals himself to be a canine-like alien named Pochi. As thanks for saving him, Pochi takes the kids to […]

Sherman Hemsley: 1938-2012

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The Hollywood Reporter reports that actor Sherman Hemsley passed away on Tuesday at his home in El Paso, Texas. He was 74. Hemsley was best known to TV audiences as George Jefferson, first seen as the next door neighbor of Archie Bunker on the classic 70s sit-com All in the Family. He would continue to […]

DreamWorks Buying Classic Media for $155 Million

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DreamWorks Animation will buy Classic Media for $155 million, the companies announced today. Under the deal, DreamWorks will purchase the owner of such intellectual property as Casper the Friendly Ghost, Veggie Tales, and George of the Jungle in cash from the private equity firm of GTCR. The animation studio will finance the deal from cash […]

Review: "Babar: The Classic Series" The Complete First Season: Babar Begins

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Let’s face it, talking animals are bizarre. The idea is fun and entertaining, but sometimes the execution can be shaky, especially when talking animals are placed side-by-side with talking humans with no language barrier, and especially when said talking animals are completely naked and prance around in the jungle with a human civilization right down […]

Vimeo Short "Ruin" May Get Feature-Film Treatment

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“Ruin,” an eight-minute animated short that debuted on Vimeo earlier this year, may get turned into a live-action feature, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The trade paper says that 20th Century Fox is negotiating to buy the movie rights from filmmaker Wes Ball, and hire him to direct the feature-length version under the supervision of […]

Review: "Dragon Ball Z" Series One (UK Edition): Rock The Dragon

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The so called anime boom of the previous decade wasn’t quite as powerful here in the UK. However a few shows did still erupt, and one of these happened to be Dragon Ball Z. Dragon Ball Z is the continuation of the popular Dragon Ball, which chronicled the adventures of the monkey boy Son Goku […]

Primetime Emmy Nominees Announced

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Veteran animated series will compete with new animated series in the Emmy animated categories. The 64th Primetime Emmy Award Nominations were announced today by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In the Outstanding Animated Program category, nominees include The Simpsons‘ “Holidays of Future Passed”; Futurama‘s “The Tip of the Zoidberg”; American Dad‘s “Hot Water”; […]

Fox Animation Studios Re-Signs Two Execs

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Fox Animation Studios has renewed its contracts with two top executives, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Vanessa Morrison, the president the Fox subsidiary, has signed a new multiyear deal. Simultaneously, Brian Keane, the executive vice president and COO of Fox’s Blue Sky Studios, has also signed a new contract. The deals have been announced in […]

Briefly: Int'l TV Deals; Mobile Game for "Hotel Transylvania"

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* Hotel Transylvania will get an immersive mobile game, courtesy of Sony Pictures Consumer Products Inc. and PlayFirst, in time for the film’s September 20 release. [Animation Magazine] * Kidobi.com will launch the historical-action-themed kids’ show Ben and Izzy for North America. [Animation Magazine] * Malaysia’s Astro network will begin carrying Disney XD beginning September […]

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