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Egyptian TV Cites “Simpsons” Episode as Evidence of U.S. Incitement of Syrian Civil War

by Ed Liuon May 8, 2014
The Egyptian TV network al-Tahrir reports on a trending Facebook conspiracy theory in the Middle East that a 2001 episode of The Simpsons (“New Kids on the Blecch”) “suggests that what is happening in Syria today was premeditated” and that the U.S. played a role in inciting the civil war raging in the country now. […]

Animal Logic Shacks Up With Simon Cowell

by Alex Beanon May 7, 2014
Australia-based animation house, Animal Logic, has signed an agreement to produce future projects in association with Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment production company. Animal Logic produced the animation for “The LEGO Movie” and Cowell’s company most recently produced the music film “One Direction: This Is Us”. The alliance is expected to release their first hybrid animated […]

The Flamin’ Thongs Premiere Down Under

by Alex Beanon May 7, 2014
The Thong family lives in Whale Bay, Australia, which is famous for one thing and one thing only – it is home of the Giant Thong – [not the ladies undergarment] and things can only go wrong from there. The promo for the series which premieres on May 9, 2014 in Australia…

PR: Vive la Resistance! Falling Skies stars to appear at MCM London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon May 6, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY Vive la Resistance! Falling Skies stars to appear at MCM London Comic Con Falling Skies stars Drew Roy and Connor Jessup are the latest guests to be announced for this month’s MCM London Comic Con, the UK’s biggest celebration of pop. culture. Roy and Jessup […]

Disney Blows Its Own Maleficent Horns At El Capitan Theatre

by Alex Beanon May 2, 2014
Disney’s upcoming movie, “Maleficent”, starring Angelina Jolie as the evil villainess torn straight from the pages of the “Sleeping Beauty” fairy tale, is not set to open until later this month but the head horns Jolie wore as the Maleficent character as well as other props used in the movie will be on display beginning […]

Anime Limited “Patema Inverted” Kickstarter Now Live

by Grant Whiteon May 2, 2014
As mentioned previously, Anime Limited’s Kickstarter to produce a lavish collector’s edition of Patema Inverted is now underway. Over the next 30 days the project hopes to raise £16,000 to produce a luxury release of the film sourced from the similar release seen in Japan. As with all Kickstarters a range of donation bands are […]

PR: Red’s in the ‘Hood: Once Upon A Time’s Meghan Ory to attend London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon May 2, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY Red’s in the ‘Hood: Once Upon A Time’s Meghan Ory to attend London Comic Con Who’s afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Certainly not Meghan Ory, best known for playing Red Riding Hood in hit fantasy drama Once Upon A Time and the latest special […]
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Anime Limited Launching Kickstarter For Definitive Edition of “Patema Inverted”

by Grant Whiteon April 30, 2014
Already having announced a limited theatrical release, Scotland based UK anime licensor Anime Limited will begin a Kickstarter campaign for Patema Inverted. Due to launch 2nd May for a planned release in October, the Kickstarter will enable the company to reproduce and translate various extras (both digital and physical) from the Japanese Deluxe Edition including […]

PR: Aardman Bag New Apparel Deals For “Shaun The Sheep”

by Grant Whiteon April 30, 2014
AARDMAN BAG NEW APPAREL DEALS FOR SHAUN THE SHEEP BRISTOL, UK Wednesday 30th April – Following on from a host of new signings across a number of core categories last month, Aardman continue to build the successful licensing programme for family favourite Shaun the Sheep by securing some exciting new apparel deals. The studio have […]

Anya Officially Released By Brown Bag Films

by Alex Beanon April 28, 2014
The long-awaited animated short film, “Anya”, from Irish animation studio, Brown Bag Films, was finally released today. The four-minute short tells, in animated form, the abbreviated story of Anya, a resident of the Russian orphanage called Hortolova in the city of Bryansk Oblast. Brown Bag Films along with the Infinite animation studio in Singapore, donated […]