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Chuck Is Amuck, Again

by Alex Beanon May 29, 2014
Despite the annoying nuisance of being, technically, dead for the past 12 years, Charles Martin “Chuck” Jones – one of the world’s greatest animators of his time – will have his animation art touring the country in a Smithsonian Touring Exhibit entitled “What’s Up Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones”. The exhibit features 22 […]
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"South Park" Producer Anne Garefino to Receive AFI's Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal

by Ed Liuon May 29, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter notes that South Park producer Anne Garefino will receive the AFI’s Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal, which recognizes “the extraordinary creative talents of a graduate of the AFI Conservatory or AFI Directing Workshop for Women who symbolizes the legacy of Franklin Schaffner.” Garefino was a graduate of the AFI class of 1998 […]

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Several Animated Films/TV Shows Up For Golden Trailers

by Alex Beanon May 29, 2014
The 15th Annual Golden Trailer Awards are nearly upon us. What are the Golden Trailer Awards? They are exactly what you think they are – awards for the best movie or television trailers over the course of the last year – and this year, several animated films, TV shows and video games will be jousting […]
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Aisha Tyler Talks Archer, E3 And Watch Dogs

by Alex Beanon May 28, 2014
Aisha Tyler – aka Lana Kane from “Archer” – was recently interviewed and quizzed about the possibility of an “Archer” video game [miniscule, unless show creator Adam Reed can call all the shots and make it as good as the show itself], her role in the recently released “Watch Dogs” video game and the upcoming […]

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PR: MCM London Comic Con smashes attendance record, tops 100,000 visitors

by Grant Whiteon May 28, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY MCM London Comic Con smashes attendance record, tops 100,000 visitors Last weekend saw MCM London Comic Con pass the 100,000 visitor mark for the first time, smashing the Excel-based event’s previous highest attendance record. Show organisers revealed that 101,600 attendees came through the doors of […]
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Review: "Patema Inverted (UK Kickstarter Project/Theatrical Release)": Makes Your Spirit Soar

by Grant Whiteon May 28, 2014
The opening moments of Patema Inverted successfully grab one’s attention and curiousity. As we watch through what appears to be a video camera and hear panicked, static-riddled cries in different languages, a city’s worth of buildings begin to rupture and float upwards into the vast sky. Instead of being a misguided attempt to turn Pixar’s […]

PR: FUNimation to Premiere "Terror in Resonance" at Anime Expo 2014

by Ed Liuon May 27, 2014
FUNimation to Premiere Terror in Resonance at Anime Expo Flower Mound, TX – May 27, 2014 – FUNimation Entertainment announced today, that it will host a world premiere screening of  Terror in Resonance at Anime Expo in Los Angeles while simultaneously screening at Japan Expo in Paris. The screening will take place Saturday, July 5, […]
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Let’s Make A Deal – Netflix And Sony

by Alex Beanon May 27, 2014
Good news if you are a Netflix junkie – Netflix and Sony made a deal that gives the popular streaming video company the rights to Sony’s animated films. Netflix users in the USA can already watch two of last year’s Sony release – “Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2” and “Smurfs 2” – but […]

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PR: Hooligans invade MCM London Comic Con!

by Grant Whiteon May 22, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY Hooligans invade MCM London Comic Con! Cast and crew from upcoming British comedy spoof The Hooligan Factory will be meeting fans at MCM London Comic Con this weekend, show organisers have announced. A laugh-out-loud comedy tribute to one of Britain’s most successful home-grown genres – […]
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Molly Ringwald and Juliette Lewis Join Cast of Live-Action "Jem" Movie

by Ed Liuon May 21, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter reports the addition of Molly Ringwald and Juliette Lewis to the cast of the live-action Jem and the Holograms movie, which will bring the outrageous 80’s animated series to the big screen. The characters which each actor will play are currently being kept under wraps. The movie is filming now, with periodic […]