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Release Dates Announced for “Batman: The Killing Joke” Animated Feature

by Dan Collinson May 5, 2016
Superhero Hype has reported that the upcoming DC Comics Animated Movie Batman: The Killing Joke will hit stores on August 2, 2016, and with availablity of the Digital HD version on July 23, 2016. Based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore (Swamp Thing, Watchmen) and Brian Bolland (2000AD, Judge Dredd, and many DC Comics […]
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Review: “Full Metal Panic” Ultimate Blu-ray Set (UK Edition): I Didn’t Know They Stacked Quality That High!

by Grant Whiteon May 5, 2016
The mecha genre is an ever evolving tapestry, with ideas constantly advancing from the groundwork laid by big names such as Tetsujin 28, Mazinger Z, Gundam & Macross. Like most genres these key milestones for a time will generate satellite works that emulate them while waiting for the next true innovator. Full Metal Panic joins […]

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Aardman & Ogilvy Unite To Tackle Persil’s “Monster Stains”

by Grant Whiteon May 4, 2016
Marketing firm Ogilvy have partnered with Aardman in order to produce a new campaign for the British laundry brand of Persil. Titled ‘Monster Stains’, the campaign combines live action elements handled by Kode Media and animated elements by Aardman to create a campaign that focuses on the story behind laundry stains. Viewers will see an […]
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Women in Animation Announces First Corporate Sponsor: Walt Disney Animation Studios

by Ed Liuon May 4, 2016
WIA WELCOMES WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS AS ITS FIRST CORPORATE SPONSOR Studio Partnerships to Broaden Reach of Mission and Programming for WIA Los Angeles, CA – Women in Animation is proud to announce its first official corporate sponsor, the Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS). “While Disney Animation has long supported WIA, reaching back to when […]

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Bento Box Entertainment to Develop and Produce “The Blues Brothers” Primetime Animated Series

by Ed Liuon May 3, 2016
BENTO BOX ENTERTAINMENT TO DEVELOP & PRODUCE THE BLUES BROTHERS PRIMETIME ANIMATED SERIES WITH DAN AYKROYD, JUDY BELUSHI AND ANNE BEATTS Music, Mayhem and Comedy Starring Jake & Elwood Blues and featuring Special Musical Guests LOS ANGELES, May 3, 2016 – Bento Box Entertainment (BBE), an independent, Emmy® Award-winning studio (FOX’S Bob’s Burgers; Comedy Central’s […]
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“Ratchet & Clank” Movie Disappoints at the Box Office

by Ed Liuon May 2, 2016
Focus Features’ Ratchet & Clank, based on the Sony PlayStation video game franchise, sold a disappointing $4.8 million (estimated) in tickets in its premiere weekend, placing it #7 in the box office race for the weekend behind two other movies opening in wide release (Keanu and Mother’s Day), nearly an order of magnitude behind the […]

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2016 Daytime Emmy Award Winners Announced: Amazon Wins for “Tumble Leaf” & “Niko”

by Ed Liuon May 2, 2016
The 2016 Daytime Emmy Award winners were announced in a ceremony on Saturday, April 30, 2016, with Amazon Studios winning both Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Animated Program with Tumble Leaf and Outstanding Children’s Animated Program with the pilot episode of Niko and the Sword of Light. Veteran voice actor Jeff Bennett won the Outstanding Performer in […]
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Anime Limited Announces “Zeta Gundam” & “Eden of the East” For UK

by Grant Whiteon May 1, 2016
Following on from their previously announced licensing news, Anime Limited have revealed they plan to release both Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam and Eden of the East. Zeta is the second entry in the Gundam franchise, a sequel to the original show which Anime Limited have previously released across two Blu-ray sets. Seven years after their […]

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DreamWorks Animation Absorbed By Comcast

by Peter Paltridgeon April 28, 2016
DreamWorks Animation is finalizing a deal to sell itself to NBC Universal, a division of Comcast, Variety reported today. Shrek, Po the panda, Junior Asparagus and Lassie will all be Comcast brands when the deal closes at the end of 2016. Universal is paying $3.7 billion, which is close to the $3.96 billion Disney paid […]