“Fantastic Mr. Fox” To Get Criterion Collection Release

by Todd DuBoison November 22, 2013
The Criterion Collection’s solicitations for February 2014 have revealed a listing for director Wes Anderson’s 2009 film Fantastic Mr. Fox. An adaptation of the children’s novel by Roald Dahl, the movie tells the story of “a clever, quick, nimble, and exceptionally well-dressed” Fox who settles down, only to be tempted to return to the chicken-stealing […]

The Legend of Korra – “Harmonic Convergence” Episode 24 Recap

by Neo Yion November 21, 2013
Team Avatar has been captured, leaving Bumi to save the day!   It’s Bumi time! Throughout Book Two, Tenzin’s older brother would often spout tall tales of his army days that either sounded illogical, impossible, or both. It’s clear this is an extension of his boisterous nature, though I think he also does this to […]

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The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Plan” Recap

by The Huntsmanon November 20, 2013
When the kids find a letter that was written to their mother by a man named Daniel Lennard, they become convinced that he is trying to steal them from her. Gumball has many interesting episodes, but this one may be the most interesting of them all. Nothing really happens in it – instead, we see […]

Review: “Sanjay and Craig” (UK) – Comedy with Crossover Appeal

by Grant Whiteon November 20, 2013
There’s a lot of crossover with older viewers for action animation but often less so with comedy cartoons. Maybe Nick’s new show Sanjay and Craig can change that. As the quick and catchy opening song explains, the series focuses on an Indian-American boy named Sanjay who finds a talking snake named Craig in the local […]


PR: Hilary Duff Guest Stars in Brand-New Dora the Explorer Primetime Special, “Dora’s Ice Skating Spectacular”, Premiering November 25th

by spidey4545on November 19, 2013
HILARY DUFF GUEST STARS IN BRAND-NEW DORA THE EXPLORER PRIMETIME SPECIAL, “DORA’S ICE SKATING SPECTACULAR,” PREMIERING MONDAY, NOV. 25, AT 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)   Figure Skating Superstar Johnny Weir Appears in New Dora the Explorer Promotional Spot NEW YORK – Nov. 19, 2013 – ‘Tis the season for an icy adventure as Nickelodeon debuts the brand-new Dora the Explorer primetime special, “Dora’s Ice Skating Spectacular,” on Monday, Nov. 25, […]

The Legend of Korra – “Night Of A Thousand Stars” Episode 23 Recap

by Neo Yion November 19, 2013
Bolin gets the chance to be a true hero when President Raiko’s life is on the line. I was off on my theory with Bolin’s possible character development. I was expecting them to go with the whole “stardom is shallow” route, but it deviates into something else, largely for the better due to how unorthodox […]


Steven Universe and Uncle Grandpa Get More Toons

by Alex Beanon November 18, 2013
Prepare to see more of Uncle Grandpa’s RV and Steven Universe’s belly button as Cartoon Network announced that they have ordered additional episodes of both Steven Universe and Uncle Grandpa for 2014. Each will receive 13 additional episodes. Steven Universe airs on Monday nights at 8 p.m. on the network while Uncle Grandpa airs at the same […]

Fox Sells Simpsons Syndication Rights To Themselves [FXX]

by Alex Beanon November 18, 2013
Fox sold the cable syndication rights to their biggest moneymaking animated television series – that would be The Simpsons – to their smaller cable network, FXX, for a reported price tag of at least $750 million [that also includes VOD and non-linear rights]. The deal will last for 10 years and includes 574 episodes over […]

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Review: “Akira” Blu-ray – The Masterwork Back in High Definition

by Ed Liuon November 18, 2013
The history of Akira on home video turns out to encapsulate the history of anime on home video in the United States as well. The success of the film in Japan led to the first VHS releases in the early 1990’s, in both dubbed and subtitled versions as well as in full-frame and letterboxed releases. […]