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Canada's Rainmaker Entertainment Nixes Deal to be Acquired by China's Xing Xing Digital Corp.

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The Hollywood Reporter states that Canadian animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment has scuttled a deal to be acquired by China’s Xing Xing Digital Corp. after the two companies could not close the transaction before the  deadline of September 14, 2012. Rainmaker is currently producing the feature film Escape from Planet Earth for the Weinstein Company along […]

Cinema Audio Society Adds Award Category for Sound Mixing in an Animated Feature

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The Hollywood Reporter states that the Cinema Audio Society has added a new category for outstanding sound mixing in an animated motion picture. The first award in the new category will be handed out at the 49th CAS Awards on February 16, 2013.

Review: "Dragon Ball Z" Series Two (UK Edition): It's Not Easy Being Green

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Last time on Dragon Ball Z: Goku and his friends prepared to face off against two aggressive Saiyans, brutal warriors from outer space. After some fierce training and an even fiercer battle, the heroes were able to send the remaining Saiyan, Vegeta, running back to the stars. But it was a hollow victory, as many […]

PR: TELETOON Presents the World Premiere of the Epic Fifth Season of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars"

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WHO WILL FALL? TELETOON PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE EPIC FIFTH SEASON OF STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS · Premiering Friday, September 28 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT · Season 5 will seal the fate of several main characters (Toronto, Ontario – September 18, 2012) – TELETOON viewers will be treated to the world premiere of Season 5 of Star Wars: The Clone […]

Dragons: Riders of Berk – “The Terrible Twos” Recap

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While flying their dragons through the forest, Hiccup and his friends discover a tiny, unidentified species of dragon that appears to be wounded. Realizing that he can’t just leave him there, Hiccup decides to take him home in order to nurse his wounds. Stoick reluctantly agrees to allow him to stay, giving him the name […]

Review: "Chuck and Friends: Monster Rally" and "Dinosaur Train: Big, Big, Big" == Big Family Fun

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The Adventures of Chuck and Friends: Monster Rally provides another 10 episodes of fun with the Hub’s anthropomorphic dump truck and his assorted automotive friends. While I wasn’t quite as impressed with this disc as I was with the first one, Chuck and Friends is still consistently fun, gentle, and family-friendly for everyone in the […]

64th Annual Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Award Winners: "Penguins of Madagascar," "Regular Show", "Futurama", & More

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The 64th Annual Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Award winners have been announced, with the following animated TV shows winning awards: OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM: The Penguins of Madagascar: “The Return of the Revenge of Dr. Blowhole” (Nickelodeon) OUTSTANDING SHORT-FORMAT ANIMATED PROGRAM: Regular Show: “Eggscellent” (Cartoon Network) OUTSTANDING VOICE-OVER PERFORMANCE: Maurice LaMarche as Clamps, Donbot, Hyperchicken, Calculon, […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Banana” Recap

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When Banana Joe returns Darwin’s pen with bite marks all over it, Gumball forces Darwin to embark on a journey of vengeance. Things soon spiral out of control, however, when their attempt to find justice only makes the problem worse than it originally was. I noted in my recap for “The Colossus” that the show […]

Review: "Planzet (UK Edition)": The Plan Doesn't Work For Me

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In the mid-21st century, humanity has finally colonized Mars. This is quite fortunate, as no sooner have the first cherry-picked colonists been dispatched than Earth is attacked by a mysterious race of aliens. Bringing a moon ship into Earth’s orbit, the aliens quickly reduce mankind to but a fraction of their number and reveal quick […]

"Wreck-It Ralph" - New Trailer Released; Score and Soundtrack Details Announced

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Walt Disney Feature Animation has released a new trailer for Wreck-It Ralph, their upcoming animated feature film arriving in theaters on November 2, 2012. The movie stars John C. Reilly as the title character, a video game bad guy who is fed up with his lot in life and goes on a video-game hopping journey […]

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