Nominations for 2014 Golden Globe Awards Announced

by Todd DuBoison December 12, 2013
Nominations for the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced by the The Hollywood Foreign Press Association. This year Globe rules limited the nominees for Best Animated Feature Film to three, with the following movies making the cut: Walt Disney Pictures’ Frozen, The Croods from DreamWorks Animation, and Despicable Me 2 from Illumination Entertainment.  […]
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PR: “The Jungle Book 2” Comes to Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital on March 18, 2014

by Ed Liuon December 12, 2013
The Timeless Tale of Adventure, Friendship and Fun Continues! THE JUNGLE BOOK 2 The adventure continues on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital on March 18th Synopsis: Experience the wonder of this timeless tale as you reunite with your favorite characters and meet new friends. Disney’s beloved movie classic continues in this new digital master of The […]


Quahog Goes Mobile

by Alex Beanon December 11, 2013
A new mobile game based on the popular “Family Guy” animated television series is set to be released for both the Android and iOS formats. The game will feature characters from “Family Guy” as you go on an adventure through Quahog which will include character interactions – some satirical, as the writers for the series […]

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Review: “The Smurfs 2” – Not Smurfin’ Awful But Not Smurftacular

by Dr. Daedaluson December 11, 2013
When The Smurfs live-action/CG animation film was announced, there was a sizable portion of the original show’s fanbase that considered it an abomination. Despite that backlash, it made a ton of money, so it must’ve done something right. I suspect that many of its viewers had never seen the original cartoon, so this was their […]

ToonZone Holiday Gift Guide Idea # 37 – The CG Story

by Alex Beanon December 10, 2013
Still flailing around for holiday gift ideas for that special person in your life who genuflects at the temple of the animation industry? Flail no more, your holiday gift holy grail may have arrived with the publication of “The CG Story: Computer Generated Animation and Special Effects” by Christopher Finch. The 368-page book [yes, book, […]


Nick Streams To China

by Alex Beanon December 10, 2013
Nickelodeon will stream more than 200 hours of its television shows – including “SpongeBob SquarePants” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” – to the online video platform of Chinese internet media company, The video will be dubbed or subtitled in Mandarin. Nickelodeon will begin streaming to Sohu’s approximately 389 million users in late December 2013.