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Disney’s “Big Hero 6” Set to Premiere at Tokyo Film Festival on October 23, 2014

by Ed Liuon July 24, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter relays that Disney’s Big Hero 6 will open the Tokyo Film Festival on October 23, 2014. The movie, based on Marvel Comics superhero characters, focuses on robotics genius Hiro Hamada and his robot Baymax as they form the superhero team of the title to battle against a mysterious masked villain named Yokai. […]

Nickelodeon Pulls “Legend of Korra” TV Premieres; Moves to Digital Distribution

by Ed Liuon July 24, 2014
In a surprise move, Nickelodeon has pulled five upcoming premiere episodes of The Legend of Korra‘s third season, with the last TV episode (“The Terror Within,” episode 8 of this season’s 14) premiering on Friday, July 25, 2014, at 8:00 PM (ET/PT). A subsequent announcement by series co-creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino (through […]

SDCC2014: Nickelodeon’s Voice Over Experience

by slaion July 24, 2014
For 2014’s San Diego Comic-Con, Nickelodeon has created a unique interactive experience that allows fans to try out their hand at voicing for animation. Located at the very heart of Nickelodeon’s booth is a mini recording studio where fans can enter, put on a set of headphones, and voice dialogue ‘live’ to clips of their favorite Nickelodeon […]

The Legend of Korra – “Original Airbenders” – Episode 33 Recap

by Neo Yion July 23, 2014
Tenzin must train the new Airbenders, but he is constantly frustrated at their lack of enthusiasm, Bumi especially. In the beginning, The Legend of Korra established the only Airbenders left is Tenzin and his family. I assumed that would be all there was to it and that any future Airbenders would likely be the byproducts […]

The Legend of Korra – “Old Wounds” – Episode 32 Recap

by Neo Yion July 23, 2014
Lin is forced to confront her past. Meanwhile, Suyin teaches Korra metalbending while a dejected Bolin watches in envy. One of the scenes in “Old Wounds” has Lin butting in between two relaxed Zaofu guards, criticizing them for their lethargy. Neither of them is under her command and she has no reason to boss them […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Extras” Recap

by Joshua Baileyon July 23, 2014
On a particularly uneventful day, the background characters decide it’s time for them to get the spotlight. While some may disagree, I absolutely adored the experimental episodes in season two of Gumball. Both “The Tape” and “The World” were extremely refreshing and I admired the show for being bold enough to do something different. So, […]

Review: “Ashens and the Quest for the GameChild (UK DVD Release)”: The Long Awaited Vindication of Louis Le Prince

by Grant Whiteon July 23, 2014
Hello! Ashens And The Quest For The GameChild! Available on DVD and Blu-ray. Collect them all! Ok, let’s stop this. Clearly I am not a brown sofa patch on the man himself, nor is this a video review (though I am British and live in a house in East Anglia with too much plastic tat). […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Name” Recap

by Joshua Baileyon July 22, 2014
When Gumball learns that his real name is Zach, he begins to behave differently as he struggles with his new-found identity. I found this to be an amusing episode of Gumball. While it’s not the first time Gumball has struggled with being controlled by something, it was executed very well and had some very solidly paced jokes. […]

New Extended Trailer for “Star Wars Rebels” Released

by Todd DuBoison July 22, 2014
Star Wars Rebels has received a new video released and posted on StarWars.com to promote the sci-fi action adventure series ahead of San Diego Comic Con this week. The “extended trailer” mixes footage from the 60-second trailer released in May with brand new footage and spoken dialogue, including narration from a certain character from the […]

It’s Smiley’s World And You’re Just Living In It

by Alex Beanon July 22, 2014
Nicolas Loufrani, the owner of the smiley emoticon rights, has joined up with French entertainment company PGS Entertainment and Paris-based animation studio, OuiDO!, to produce an animated television series for children ages 4-7 based on the emoticon and his fellow emoticon family. The new television series is expected to debut on French television channels Gulli […]