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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 "GWOtaku" 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 […]

Warner Archives brings “Gilligan’s Planet” to Earth on DVD

by Dan Collinson July 22, 2014
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner has released one of the two animated spinoffs of Gilligan’s Island with Gilligan’s Planet: The Complete Series.  All 13 episodes from the show are now available in a 2-disc set through Warner’s Manufacture on Demand Program. In the show, the Professor designs a rocket to send the seven castaways from the […]

Disney Unveils Toy Story That Time Forgot Poster

by Alex Beanon July 22, 2014
The newest short film based on the “Toy Story” franchise is called “Toy Story That Time Forgot” and will be debuting as a holiday special on ABC later this year, but you don’t have to wait that long to see the poster for the show which Disney/Pixar released this week leading up to their appearance […]
Rankin-Bass Hobbit Smaug

Review: Rankin-Bass “The Hobbit” and “Return of the King” Remastered DVDs – Classics Revisited

by Ed Liuon July 22, 2014
It’s always nice to discover that an old cartoon from your childhood holds up to your fond nostalgic feelings for it. The Rankin-Bass adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit proves to be one of those cartoons. The TV special, first aired in the late 1970’s, was my personal introduction to Tolkien’s Middle-Earth, and while the […]

James Garner, Actor, 1928 – 2014

by Ed Liuon July 21, 2014
Actor James Garner passed away of natural causes on Saturday, July 19, 2014, of natural causes at the age of 86. Garner’s best-known roles were both on television: as the genial gambler Bret Maverick in the 1950’s western Maverick (appearing in a guest-starring role as Marshal Zane Cooper in the 1994 feature film remake starring […]

PR: Deki and Aardman Animations present the story of ‘Brigitte, Bruno and Ben’

by Grant Whiteon July 21, 2014
21st July 2014 – Aardman Animations and Bristol Charity ‘Deki’ today release a special 70 second film entitled ‘Brigitte, Bruno and Ben’. The film created by the makers of Wallace & Gromit demonstrates through animation how a loan of just £10 can change the lives of an entire family in the developing world. “Brigitte, Bruno […]

Simpsons World App To Debut In Autumn

by Alex Beanon July 21, 2014
With next week’s “The Simpsons” marathon scheduled to begin on FXX, the network has announced that they will be rolling out an app in October 2014 that will provide access to every one of those same episodes. The FXNow app will be available on smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, smart TVs, and additional set-top devices and […]

Review: “Strange Hill High (UK Edition)”: Puppet Ghoul School Fun

by Grant Whiteon July 21, 2014
Josh Weinstein is the co-creator and show runner of Strange Hill High, an interesting case of an American industry veteran steering a British production. Many will remember Weinstein working with Bill Oakley to run what is seen by many as the final leg of the ‘golden age’ of The Simpsons. Airing on CBBC (who seem to […]