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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

Review: "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water" - A Little Arid

by Dr. Daedaluson June 3, 2015
So I watched The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, and I was less than enthused. I initially asked myself, “Am I just too old for SpongeBob?” but I don’t think that’s it. There are still plenty of episodes of the show that entertain me, and the first movie still holds up. This, despite some […]
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Google Spotlight Stories App Launches for Android, Newest Story "Help" Premieres

by Ed Liuon June 2, 2015
GOOGLE ATAP LAUNCHES GOOGLE SPOTLIGHT STORIES APP FOR ANDROID AND PREMIERES NEWEST STORY, “HELP” BY DIRECTOR JUSTIN LIN AT GOOGLE I/O 2015 Upcoming Google Spotlight Stories from several award-winning filmmakers and artists, as well as the new Story Development Kit (SDK) also announced   At Google’s I/O conference in San Francisco, which kicks off today, Google’s […]

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Disney Cancels Plans For Tron 3

by Peter Paltridgeon May 30, 2015
The Hollywood Reporter has broken the news that Disney has taken Tron 3 off its production slate. Joseph Kosinski was preparing to direct, and Olivia Wilde and Garrett Hedlund were planning to return, but those plans have been axed. This also means you’ll never hear the Tron 3 soundtrack by Daft Punk, which Disney had […]

Batman Unlimited Animal Instincts

Review: "Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts" Blu-ray - A Decently Wild Time

by Ed Liuon May 29, 2015
Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts is fine, fun, and diverting entertainment that brings DC’s Dark Knight to a younger audience, even if it has a few flaws that are difficult to overlook. Like Batman Beyond, Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts throws Batman into a futuristic Gotham and seems to have been inspired largely from a new line […]
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Women in Animation in the Spotlight at Annecy 2015

by Ed Liuon May 28, 2015
WOMEN IN ANIMATION IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT ANNECY 2015 Annecy International Animation Film Festival Gives Ladies Top Billing in 2015, with Great Support by WIA On All Levels of Participation Los Angeles, CA – Women in Animation (WIA), the organization of animation professionals and students who aim to empower and support women in the field […]

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"Sin City" Director Set to Direct Live-Action "Jonny Quest" Movie

by Dan Collinson May 27, 2015
Superhero Hype has reported that Robert Rodriguez, director of such films as Sin City, Spy Kids, and Machete, will direct the live-action version of the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon Jonny Quest for Warner Bros. The film will be based on the cartoon that aired on ABC back in 1964 dealing with Jonny, the son of research scientist […]
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New Yorker Magazine Profiles George Daugherty, Wovewy Conductor for Live Looney Tunes Orchestra

by Ed Liuon May 26, 2015
The New Yorker has profiled George Daughterty, conductor for the “Bugs Bunny at the Symphony” program since he started the concert series in 1989. The series pairs original Looney Tunes cartoons (including “What’s Opera, Doc?”, “Corny Concerto,” and “The Rabbit of Seville”) with live orchestral accompaniment. Among other topics, Mr. Daughterty discusses how he started […]

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LA Times on Growing Number of Women Enrolling at CalArts Animation Program

by Ed Liuon May 26, 2015
The Los Angeles Times uses a visible rise in the number of women enrolled in the renowned CalArts animation program as a barometer for the rise of women on the creative side of the animation industry overall. While the character animation program debuted in 1975 with only two female students, the current CalArts class is […]
Strange Magic

Review: "Strange Magic" - I Can't Help Falling In Love with This Cliché

by Neo Yion May 26, 2015
 As billions of movies, books, TV shows, internet blogs, and hand puppet shows can attest to, love is an endearingly popular subject. The problem is that love stories are hard to write. Misguided attempts include flimsy chemistry because there’s no build up; a relationship upgrade through questionable circumstances; and the dreaded, dreaded love triangle threatening […]