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"Cloud Bread" and "Pom Pom & Friends" Licensed by Frederator

by Ed Liuon April 15, 2015
In a move to expand its children’s animation portfolio and the scope of international programming on its roster, Frederator has acquired the rights to two popular series from South Korea’s Gangwon Information & Multimedia Corporation (GIMC). Cloud Bread and Pom Pom & Friends – two preschool series with very distinct looks and styles – will […]
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Why Doctor Who Can Go Way Beyond 5 More Years On TV

by Todd Blackon April 12, 2015
Recently, Stephen Moffat, who is the current showrunner for Doctor Who, noted that he believes that the show could go on at least five more years. He said that because apparently that’s the current scope he and BBC are thinking about at the moment. But even Moffat concluded that the show could go beyond that. I happily agree […]

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One Of These Days, MCM- Bang! Zoom! New Logo To The Moon!

by Grant Whiteon April 10, 2015
After several years of providing gatherings for fans of cult entertainment across the UK and recently moving into similar events within mainland Europe, the MCM Expo group have unveiled plans to formally refer to said events consistently as MCM Comic Cons. The movie includes a redesigned website, an updated Twitter account (@MCMComicCon) and a new […]
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"Harvey Beaks" Premieres On Nicktoons UK This May

by Grant Whiteon April 10, 2015
Nickelodeon’s latest original animated show Harvey Beaks will receive its UK premiere Monday 11th May at 8am on Nicktoons. Created by C.H. Greenblatt (whose past credits include work on SpongeBob SquarePants and creating Chowder), the series focuses on the titular character and his blossoming friendship with feral twin siblings Fee and Foo. The three characters […]

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"Maya the Bee Movie" Coming to DVD and Blu-ray Combo on May 19, 2015

by Ed Liuon April 8, 2015
MAYA THE BEE MOVIE Featuring All-Star Voice Cast of Coco Jack Gillies, Academy Award® Nominee Jacki Weaver, Miriam Margolyes, Richard Roxburgh, Noah Taylor, Kodi Smit-McPhee and Justine Clarke BUZZES ONTO DVD AND TWO-DISC BLU-RAY™ 3D COMBO PACK (WITH 2D BLU-RAY + DVD + DIGITAL COPY) AVAILABLE IN STORES EVERYWHERE ON MAY 19, 2015 FROM SHOUT! […]
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NY Times on Oriental DreamWorks and Growing China/Hollywood Partnerships

by Ed Liuon April 6, 2015
The New York Times has taken a look at the growing number of partnerships between Hollywood film studios and Chinese creative companies, paying specific focus on Oriental DreamWorks and its work to make Kung Fu Panda 3 a true international co-production. The article notes how the Chinese market is growing in importance to Hollywood studios, […]

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Review: "Over the Garden Wall" UK Premiere: Tests Your Courage, Respects Your Brain

by Grant Whiteon April 6, 2015
The phrase ‘family entertainment’ has become somewhat awkward to modern audiences. Although meant to suggest that a production can be enjoyed by all ages, it’s come to usually refer to something aimed almost entirely at the mentality of children, with maybe some ‘over their head’ jokes to keep the accompanying adults awake. I highlight this […]
Marvel Unveils Fantastic Four International Trailer

Marvel Unveils Fantastic Four International Trailer

by Alex Beanon April 3, 2015
The newest incarnation of the superhero-laden “Fantastic Four” film franchise will be hitting theaters later this summer [USA release date: August 7, 2015] with Jamie Bell, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara and Miles Teller doing the superhero honors. But the international trailer for the upcoming movie was released and it gives you a little snippet […]

Anime Limited Obtains UK and EU Rights To "Seraph of the End"

Anime Limited Partners With Viewster For Spring UK/EU Simulcasts

by Grant Whiteon April 3, 2015
Scotland based UK anime licensor Anime Limited have announced a partnership with video streaming service Viewster to provide their spring 2015 simulcast releases. Seraph of the End, Plastic Memories and The Heroic Legend of Arslan will be available to UK and Ireland fans for free via the service the same day they are available in Japan, […]
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Review: "Thunderbirds Are Go" World Premiere - High Charged Heroism, No Strings Attached

by Grant Whiteon April 1, 2015
A good idea is effectively timeless and this is certainly the case with fiction. No matter how old a good story concept gets, it will continue to resonate with audiences for generations to come. This is clearly the case with the works of the late Gerry Anderson. Anderson is famous in the British public consciousness […]