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Homer To Go For Some Duff For Super Bowl Themed Couch Gag

by Alex Beanon January 24, 2014
The Super Bowl is a little over a week away but part of the “The Simpsons” opening couch gag scene for the pre-Super Bowl January 26 episode comes from a 2006 promo and will reveal Homer trying to reach a six-pack of Duff beer which has become stuck on some overhead wires and Homer repeatedly […]
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Another Nut Job Coming Your Way

by Alex Beanon January 23, 2014
“The Nut Job” is barely a week into its opening and as is the case with studios these days, already a sequel is being announced. “The Nut Job 2” will require only a two years’ wait for Will Arnett’s Surly squirrel to lead the pack on what will surely be another nutty caper. No announcement […]

Animator Michael Sporn taken in 2010.

Michael Sporn, Animator, 1946 – 2014

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2014
Independent animator Michael Barrier reports on the passing of fellow animator Michael Sporn on January 19, 2014, at the age of 67 due to pancreatic cancer. Sporn’s career in animation was heralded by a powerful interest in the medium from a very young age, thanks to several then-new how-to books on animation published in the […]
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Hal Sutherland, Co-Founder of Filmation, 1929 – 2014

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2014
The Saturday Morning Historical Reenactment Society weblog has noted the passing of Hal Sutherland on January 16, 2014, due to health complications from a gall bladder issue. Sutherland began his career in animation in 1954 working with Disney on Sleeping Beauty, before moving on to Larry Harmon Pictures where he met Lou Schiemer. The pair […]

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PR: “Captain Underpants” Saves the Day by Recruiting Top Comedy Talent for New DreamWorks Animation Film

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2014
CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS SAVES THE DAY BY RECRUITING TOP COMEDY TALENT TO VOICE NEW DREAMWORKS ANIMATION FILM Ed Helms, Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll and Jordan Peele Help Eccentric Superhero Foil Evil Archenemy Plot Glendale, CA – January 21, 2014 – Some real-life comedy superheroes – Ed Helms, Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll and […]


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Archer – A Kiss While Dying – Season 5, Episode 2

by Alex Beanon January 21, 2014
Synopsis: Now that ISIS is no longer even a rogue agency they have to make money so Archer, Lana, Pam and a ton of cocaine travel to Miami for a drug deal that goes awry – beginning with a mismatched fondue set and ending with fake deaths and counterfeit cash. Details: ISIS – or the […]