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PR: NY Int’l Children’s Film Festival Announces 2014 Jury & Slate Preview; “Muppets Most Wanted” & “Rio 2” Special Previews

by Ed Liuon January 17, 2014
NEW YORK INT’L CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2014 JURY AND SLATE PREVIEW **** FULL SLATE ANNOUNCED AND TICKETS ON SALE FEB 3 EVENT RUNS MARCH 7-30 OSCAR®-QUALIFYING FEST FOR SHORT ANIMATION & LIVE ACTION OVER 30,000 EXPECTED FOR 100+ FILMS **** SLATE PREVIEW: AMAZONIA – US PREMIERE OPENING NIGHT MUPPETS MOST WANTED – SPECIAL PREVIEW […]
THE SIMPSONS: Homer and Marge discover what really is going on with Marge's new car  in the all-new "Adventures in Baby Getting" episode of THE SIMPSONS airing Sunday, Nov. 4 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX.  THE SIMPSONS ? and © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Entire “Simpsons” Series to Start Streaming on FXNow in August 2014

by Ed Liuon January 17, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter notes that all 24 seasons of The Simpsons will be available via FXX’s FXNow streaming service starting in August of this year. As with all content on FXNow, The Simpsons will only be accessible to qualified cable subscribers. The FXNow app has become available for iOS, Xbox One, and Windows 8 (desktop […]

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Dave Madden, Actor, 1931 – 2014

by Ed Liuon January 17, 2014
Actor Dave Madden passed away on January 16, 2014, at a hospice in Florida at the age of 82. Madden is best known for his role as Reuben Kincaid, the rumpled, often put-upon manager in the 1970’s sitcom The Partridge Family, where he was often bedeviled by Danny Partridge (played by Danny Bonaduce). Madden had […]
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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.