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Florence Henderson

Florence Henderson, Actress, 1934-2016

by Dan Collinson November 26, 2016
The Hollywood Reporter reports that actress Florence Henderson died on Thursday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles from heart failure, she was 82. Henderson was known to TV audiences as Carol Brady on The Brady Bunch, and reprise the role in various Brady Bunch spin-offs and  TV movies. After The Brady Bunch was cancelled […]
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Justice League Action: The Black Friday Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon November 25, 2016
There’s a new trailer out for Justice League Action, and this time we get to hear the characters speak. This includes Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill, whose vocal chords haven’t aged a day. As we said a couple days ago, the US release date for JLA is December 16. Our friends across the ocean in […]

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Review: “Gundam Reconguista In G Complete Blu-ray Set (UK Edition)” – The Future’s Bright

by Grant Whiteon November 23, 2016
The current partnership between Sunrise and Anime Limited for Gundam in the UK was foreshadowed by the surprise licensing of Reconguista in G in 2014. One of two television series created for the franchise’s 35th anniversary, the 26-episode series saw the return of original creator Yoshiyuki Tomino as writer and director. Stewardship has been handed […]
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“Justice League Action” Premieres December 16, 2016, On Cartoon Network

by Peter Paltridgeon November 22, 2016
Action is finally returning to Cartoon Network — Justice League Action, that is! The moment DC fans have been waiting for will arrive December 16, 2016! Cartoon Network revealed the official launch date this afternoon, which will kick off with a four-part special. This four-part opening episode is called “Shazam Slam” and we’ve got a […]

Moana Maui

NY Times on How and Why Maui Got So Big in Disney’s”Moana”

by Ed Liuon November 22, 2016
The New York Times examines the thinking that went into the character design of Maui, the demigod with the voice of Dwayne Johnson and animation supervision by Mack Kablan and Eric Goldberg, in Disney’s upcoming animated feature film Moana. The character is well-known in lore across the South Pacific islands, but nearly all earlier depictions […]

Gundam: The Origin

Review: “Gundam The Origin IV” – Visions Of The Future, Echoes Of The Past, Lessons For Today

by Grant Whiteon November 22, 2016
What a difference six months can make. When I reviewed the third episode of The Origin, I noted how the story highlighted the simple ways that the ambitious can cultivate destructive nationalism to drive the general population. A month after that, just over half the UK population gave a live demonstration of this by voting […]
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New Web Service “Craft” Explores The Art Of Animation

by Peter Paltridgeon November 21, 2016
Let’s say you’re about to make your own animated short, or even a movie, and you’re looking for inspiration. Or you may be new to the entire process and could use a professional shoulder to look over and learn from — but there are no shoulders around. What if there was an animation archive where […]

Cars 3

Teaser Trailer for “Cars 3” Released

by Ed Liuon November 21, 2016
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