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Review: “Khumba” Blu-ray – Half a Zebra, 4/5ths Satisfying

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2014
Triggerfish Studios’ first film, Adventures in Zambezia, was a pleasant surprise. While it didn’t really break new ground in terms of its story, the movie was still exciting because it showed great potential for a newcomer to the feature animation scene and demonstrated tremendous technical skill for a surprisingly small amount of money. Unfortunately, it […]
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Oscar Week Animated Features Party

by Alex Beanon February 27, 2014
If you happen to find yourself in the general vicinity of Los Angeles, you may want to take the opportunity to attend the Animated Features Celebration party hosted by the Academy and featuring John C. Reilly, who voiced ralph in 2013’s “Wreck-It Ralph”. Reilly will show film clips of all the Oscar nominated animated feature […]


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DreamWorks Animation Reports Q4 $17.2M Profit, Records $13.5M Charge Due to “Turbo”

by Ed Liuon February 26, 2014
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. reported fourth quarter 2014 earnings of $17.2 million on revenue of $204.3 million. Accounted for in the revenue was a $13.5 million charge from the effects of the disappointing box office performance of Turbo, whose $282.6 million worldwide ticket sales were well below a typical DreamWorks animated feature film. DreamWorks also […]
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Hollywood Reporter Posts First Look at Guillermo del Toro-Produced “The Book of Life” Concept Art

by Ed Liuon February 26, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter has posted two pieces of concept art from The Book of Life, an upcoming animated feature film from Fox Animation and Reel FX Studios (Free Birds), co-written and directed by Jorge Gutierrez and co-produced by Guillermo del Toro. The Book of Life is based on the Mexican Day of the Dead holiday, […]

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PR: “The Wind Rises” Wins Truly Moving Picture Award

by Ed Liuon February 26, 2014
THE WIND RISES COMPLETES MIYAZAKI LEGACY, WINS TRULY MOVING PICTURE AWARD Hayao Miyazaki’s final animated feature film honored by Heartland Truly Moving Pictures (INDIANAPOLIS) – Studio Ghibli’s “The Wind Rises” has been recognized with the Truly Moving Picture Award by nonprofit arts organization Heartland Truly Moving Pictures. “’The Wind Rises’ is another extraordinary film from […]
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PR: “Sabrina Secrets of a Teenage Witch” Set for Mid-Season Return on March 15, 2014

by Ed Liuon February 26, 2014
SABRINA SECRETS OF A TEENAGE WITCH SET FOR MID-SEASON RETURN ON THE HUB NETWORK, MARCH 15, 2014 LOS ANGELES — The Hub Network, champions of family fun and the only network dedicated to providing kids and families entertainment they can watch together, announced today the mid-season return of its witchingly delightful animated series “Sabrina Secrets […]

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Review: “Adventure Time Season 3” Blu-ray Reaches New Heights

by Todd DuBoison February 26, 2014
If it is possible for a cartoon as consistently excellent as Adventure Time to have a best season, I believe the third can make a strong claim to the title. Once again, 26 eleven-minute episodes have been gathered together on a single Blu-ray disc and as ever, whimsical and fun adventure is never in short […]
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Archer Vice – Southbound And Down – Season 5, Episode 5

by Alex Beanon February 25, 2014
Synopsis: The Cherlene Tour bus goes to Texas along with a 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am and Pam’s snowballs. Details: The episode opens with Krieger re-programming Ray’s legs so he can walk – but only if he is nice to Krieger. Malory offers to get Cherlene [Cheryl/Carol] on the country western music show “Travis County Limits” […]