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The Angry Birds Movie

Review: “The Angry Birds Movie” Blu-ray – Fling, Flap Flap, Flop

by Ed Liuon August 22, 2016
When The LEGO Movie was announced, the near-universal reaction was that it was seizing on a well-known license for a nonsense cash grab of a movie that was almost certainly not going to be any good. It was a very pleasant surprise to get such a clever, well-thought-out feature that could play action, comedy, and […]
Jack Riley

Jack Riley, Actor 1935-2016

by Dan Collinson August 21, 2016
The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that actor Jack Riley died on Friday due to complications of pneumonia. He was 80. Riley was known to TV audiences as Elliot Carlin, one of Bob Newhart’s psychology patients on The Bob Newhart Show from 1972-1978. He reprised the characters on ALF and St. Elsewhere. His other TV credits […]

Sausage Party

“Sausage Party” Animators Claim Abuse and Intolerable Working Conditions

by slaion August 19, 2016
As reported in Variety and several other news outlets, several animators who worked on the recently released R-rated animated film Sausage Party have spoken out anonymously about abuse and intolerable working conditions during the 2 years spent producing the movie. These animators began posting in the comments section of Cartoon Brew’s interview with Sausage Party directors Conrad Vernon […]
Surf's Up 2: WaveMania

Sony Releases New Trailer for “Surf’s Up 2: Wavemania”

by Ed Liuon August 19, 2016
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Kubo Prize Pack

The “Kubo and the Two Strings” Giveaway

by Eileen Cruzon August 19, 2016
Laika’s newest film Kubo and the Two Strings premieres this Friday, August 19. To celebrate, toonzone is giving away two free prize packs. Each prize pack will include one set of trading cards, one set of folders, a frisbee, one set of pins, one set of headbands, and one sheet of temporary tattoos. Enter below […]

Kung Fu Panda 3

“Kung Fu Panda 2 & 3” Director Jennifer Yuh Nelson to Guest on the Nickelodeon Animation Podcast

by Ed Liuon August 18, 2016
Kung Fu Panda’s Jennifer Yuh Nelson Talks Storyboarding, Directing and More on Top-Ranked Nickelodeon Animation Podcast, Available Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 In this week’s episode of the top-ranked Nickelodeon Animation Podcast, Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Kung Fu Panda 2, Kung Fu Panda 3) talks about all things Kung-Fu, her love of cartoon blood and gore, and […]
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SDCC2016: The Marvel Animation Panel

by Christopher Glennonon August 18, 2016
Kicking off this year’s Marvel Animation Panel was the first part of a never before seen episode of Ultimate Spider-Man. Returning to the Spider-Verse, and this time taking Miles Morales aka Kid Arachnid with him, Spider-Man journeyed to a pirate-themed world, teaming up with Web-Beard the Pirate. Played by Will Friedle, Web-Beard brought along a […]

Kubo and the Two Strings

Review: “Kubo and the Two Strings” – The Stop-Motion Hero’s Journey

by Christopher Glennonon August 18, 2016
On the tenth anniversary of LAIKA Studios, the studio at the height of stop-motion animation, comes their fourth movie, Kubo and the Two Strings. While all of LAIKA’s movies feature young human protagonists in a world of magic and monsters, each movie has its own style and feel. Kubo is their most ambitious action film yet, […]
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Fangbone! Fan Q&A with Michael Rex, Simon Racioppa and Richard Elliott

by Eileen Cruzon August 18, 2016
Thanks to all the Toonzone Forum Members for submitting questions to the Fangbone! Fan Q&A! Your questions were awesome and so were the creators’ answers! We hope you enjoy reading through the answers as much as we did. Participating in the Answers portion of the Fangbone! Q&A were the creator and book series writer, Michael […]