Disney Goes Two For Two At D23

by Alex Beanon August 12, 2013
Disney announced two new animated movies in the works as well as news for two more sequels to existing animated movie franchises at their D23 Expo in Anaheim. First up, the two new flicks – “Zootopia” with “Toy Story”’s Brad Lasseter at the helm, a buddy action film which he envisions as a Mr. Toad-like […]

NY Times on the Troubled Production of “Foodfight!”

by Ed Liuon August 12, 2013
The New York Times has analyzed the troubled rise and eventual fall of Foodfight!, a CGI animated movie that promised an all-star cast and a plot that would do for licensed advertising characters what Toy Story did for toys, only to face interminable delays before a quiet direct-to-video release this past May. Among other topics, […]

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“Disney’s Planes” Takes in $22.2M in Debut Weekend for #3 Box Office Spot

by Ed Liuon August 12, 2013
Disney’s Planes took in an estimated $22.2 million (estimated) in ticket sales in its premiere weekend for a third-place finish at the box office behind Elysium ($30.4M) and We’re the Millers ($26.56M). While the movie had a modest production budget (reported to be about $50 million), it is also the third straight animated family film […]

PR: NFB Takes Audiences to New Dimensions with Stereoscopic 3D Animation at TIFF

by Ed Liuon August 12, 2013
PUT ON YOUR 3D GLASSES! NFB TAKES AUDIENCES TO NEW DIMENSIONS WITH STEREOSCOPIC 3D ANIMATION AT TIFF Short Cuts Canada to feature Claire Blanchet’s The End of Pinky, Bruce Alcock’s Impromptu, Theodore Ushev’s Gloria Victoria and Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password Toronto, August 7, 2013 – A world-renowned creative laboratory making breakthroughs in animation and stereoscopic […]


Review: “Disney’s Planes” Takes Flight (But Not Too High)

by 90'sCartoonManon August 12, 2013
Did you like Cars? Do you like anthropomorphic vehicles with personalities, hopes, and dreams? Do you like to see them race, cutting out the middle man of having a human driver? Then, theoretically, you’ll like Disney’s Planes, provided you don’t mind formula, predictability, and stereotypical stock characters. As we are constantly reminded, this movie is […]

Otakon 2013: FUNimation Announces “Cowboy BeBop” on Blu-ray and More

by Todd DuBoison August 10, 2013
At its industry panel late Saturday afternoon, FUNimation Entertainment brought Sunrise’s Masayuki Ozaki on stage to make further announcements on titles FUNimation will be distributing from the studio. Chief among the announcements was a trailer announcing director Shinichiro Watanabe’s Cowboy BeBop, which will be rereleased digitally and on Blu-ray in 2014. The series recently received […]


New “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” Clip Released for Episode Premiering August 11, 2013

by Ed Liuon August 9, 2013
Marvel Entertainment has released the following new video clip from the next episode of Marvel’s Avengers Assemble, premiering on Sunday, August 11, 2013, at 12:00 PM (Eastern)/11:00 AM (Central) on Disney XD. OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS The Biggest Heroes. The Biggest Threats. The Biggest Stakes! It’s the most anticipated new animated series to launch this year and […]

PR: “Toy Story of Terror!,” Disney•Pixar’s First Special For Television to Air Wednesday, October 16th on ABC

by spidey4545on August 9, 2013
“TOY STORY OF TERROR!,” DISNEY•PIXAR’S FIRST SPECIAL FOR TELEVISION FEATURING A SPOOKY NEW TALE WITH ALL OF YOUR FAVORITE CHARACTERS FROM THE “TOY STORY” FILMS,” TO AIR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16 ON ABC Tom Hanks and Tim Allen Reprise Their Roles as Woody and Buzz ABC has set an airdate for Disney•Pixar’s first special for television, […]


Review: “Hulk and the Agents of SMASH” – Not Exactly a Smash Hit

by macattackon August 9, 2013
Disney XD’s Hulk and the Agents of SMASH marks the first time the Hulk has had a cartoon centered on him since the cut-short 21-episode series that aired in 1996-97. He’s been a cast member in ensemble shows (the two recent Avengers cartoons) and a frequent guest star, and he’s been the headliner for two […]

PR: Your Favorite Crazy-Competing Contestants Are Back! Total Drama All-Stars Premieres Tuesday, September 10th

by spidey4545on August 8, 2013
Your Favorite Crazy-Competing Contestants are Back! Total Drama All-Stars Premieres Tuesday, September 10 at 7:00 p.m. (ET/ PT) Chris McLean and Chef are back at Camp Wawanakwa and they brought all your favorite campers with them! Tune in September 10 for the premiere of a brand new season of Total Drama: Total Drama All-Stars! Fourteen of the contestants you loved to love […]