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Review: “Chozen” Yields More Hilarious Shock Comedy on FX

by Ed Liuon January 17, 2014
Right from the first episode, FX’s Archer won me over with its astonishingly transgressive sense of humor, its superb cast, and the occasional surprise when the show reveals that it has a much warmer heart than the surface crassness would suggest (usually right before the transgressive sense of humor kicked in again). So, the good […]
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2014 Academy Award Nominees Announced (UPDATED with Reaction Statements)

by Ed Liuon January 16, 2014
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for a 2014 Academy Award. Categories with an animated film in contention are: BEST ANIMATED FEATURE The Croods (DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc) Despicable Me 2 (Universal/Illumination Entertainment) Ernest & Celestine (GKIDS/La Parti Productions/Les Armateurs) Frozen (Walt Disney Animation Studios) The Wind Rises (Kaze […]

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Despicable Me 3 Set For 2017

by Alex Beanon January 15, 2014
The Minions will be back, as will Gru in “Despicable Me 3” – the third film in what has proven to be a lucrative franchise [the second film just opened in China on its way to making a $1 billion worldwide gross] – although it will not be for three more years. In addition, Illumination […]

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New “JLA: Trapped in Time” DVD Coming to Target Stores on January 21, 2014

by Ed Liuon January 15, 2014
The World’s Finest Online has confirmed that a new direct-to-video animated feature will be on sale in Target stores exclusively on January 21, 2014. Titled JLA: Trapped in Time, the 52-minute movie will feature the Justice League facing off against the Legion of Doom. The movie is produced by Giancarlo Volpe, who had been dropping […]
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2014 Best Animated Short Candidates: “Requiem for Romance”

by Ed Liuon January 15, 2014
Requiem for Romance from Jonathan Ng on Vimeo.


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PR: Words Come to Life in Wallykazam!, Nickelodeon’s Brand-New Animated Preschool Literacy Series Premiering February 3rd

by on January 14, 2014
WORDS COME TO LIFE IN WALLYKAZAM! NICKELODEON’S BRAND-NEW ANIMATED PRESCHOOL LITERACY SERIES, PREMIERING MONDAY, FEB. 3, AT 1 P.M. (ET/PT) NEW YORK – Jan. 14, 2014 – Nickelodeon invites preschoolers to discover the magic of words as the network debuts the brand-new animated literacy series Wallykazam! (26 eps) on Monday, Feb. 3, at 1 p.m. (ET/PT).  Wallykazam! follows the adventures of a troll named Wally and his pet […]