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Food Poisoning: Too Many Chefs In The Kitchen At Cannes

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Because creativity frequently takes a backseat to greed in Hollywood, there can be little to no surprise that two mostly comedic films named “Chef” are being promoted at the Cannes Film Festival for future release. The first “Chef” film – let’s call it Chef Jose – is from Sony and stars Bradley Cooper as a […]

PR: Manga Entertainment UK Announces Activities For MCM London Comic Con May 2013

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MANGA ENTERTAINMENT UK are delighted to announce that they will be attending the MCM London Comic Con weekend (24th-26th May 2013), located at booth number 510. Please see below for an overview of some of the fun that’s in store! LIVE MANGA PODCAST Manga Entertainment are pleased to inform that this year they will be […]

Review: "Canaan (UK Edition)": Promised Land

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I’m not really a fan of shorter, 13-episode series, usually because I find they lack enough episodes to tell a consistent story and in some cases tend to be prone to awkward last minute shock plot twists. Canaan is something of an answer to my misgivings. Low level Japanese reporter Minoru Minorikawa ekes out a […]

PR: NFTS Launches New Animation Course With Aardman To Meet Rising Demand For Skills

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3 month Certificate in Character Animation will be taught at Aardman by industry professionals.   MONDAY 13th MAY 2013 – The NFTS has launched a new animation course in partnership with the Aardman Animations to meet the growing demand for animators in the UK. The exciting new three-month Certificate in Character Animation course will be taught […]

Jesse Santos, Artist, 1928 - 2013

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Writer Mark Evanier reports the passing of artist Jesse Santos on April 27, 2013, at the age of 83. Born on June 24, 1928, in the Philippines, Santos’s artistic career began at a young age, painting a mural placed in front of his town’s church at the age of 10 and beginning work as a […]

Ray Harryhausen, Stop-Motion Animator, 1920 - 2013

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Legendary stop-motion animator Ray Harryhausen passed away on May 7, 2013, in London at the age of 92. He was born in Los Angeles, CA, on June 29, 1920, and his love for stop-motion animation began after watching 1933′s King Kong, leading him to create his own stop-motion films in his garage before moving to […]

Trailer Released for "The Painting," Screenings Start in NYC on May 10, 2013

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GKIDS has released the official US trailer for The Painting, an animated movie from Jean-François Laguionie: The movie is slated to open in New York City on May 10, 2013, and will expand to Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, and other markets on May 24, 2013. For more details, check out Toonzone’s earlier coverage here. […]

PR: Nickelodeon UK Masters The Elements With "The Legend of Korra"

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London, UK – 29th April, 2013 – From the creators of the Hit Series Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra is set to premiere on Nickelodeon on Sunday, 7th July at 9:00am. The mythology from the critically acclaimed Avatar series continues in the new animation which follows a new Avatar named Korra, a […]

Review: "Needless Part 1 & Part 2 (UK Editions)": Not A Fully Accurate Title

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In the 21st century the planet is rocked by World War III. Amongst the damage the country of Japan is heavily bombed. Decades later society has generally rebuilt but the largest blast crater remains in the centre of Tokyo, dubbed the Black Spot. From this no-man’s land emerges those strangely mutated by the effects of […]

Review: "A Monster in Paris" Blu-ray Yields Modest Charms

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A Monster in Paris is a film that’s a bit too thin in some dimensions and too full in others, producing something that’s moderately satisfying but not truly outstanding in either good or bad ways. The most noteworthy thing about this movie is probably its modest reported budget of €25 million (about $32.8M at current […]

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