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More 60’s Superman and Batman Cartoons Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson February 6, 2014
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner will release two classic Filmation versions of Superman and Batman with The New Adventures of Superman: Seasons 2 & 3, and The Adventures of Batman: The Complete Series on DVD June 3,2014. The New Adventures of Superman: Seasons 2 & 3 sees the Man of Steel in action with 32 episodes on […]

Legends Comes To Comedy Central

by Alex Beanon February 5, 2014
Comedy Central has potentially added another animated series – by ordering a pilot episode for “Legends” – about three hoop players [Jamal, Milk and Grover] who are freshman benchwarmers at Bluford High but think they are legends in their own minds. Jamal will be voiced by Quinn Hawking while Grover and Milk will be voiced […]

Animated Shorts At SXSW

by Alex Beanon February 5, 2014
Animated Shorts At SXSW The schedule has been released and the list of animated shorts is lengthy at the 2014 South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas. The animated short receiving the Grand Jury Award at the SXSW is eligible for a Best Animated Short Academy Award nomination for next year… ANIMATED SHORTS The […]

Elton John Puts On Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

by Alex Beanon February 5, 2014
Legendary pop star Sir Elton John may have another animated hit on his hands as his company, Rocket Films, has signed on to produce an animated version of the wildly popular Broadway play “Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”. The Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice-created play is the latest project for John, whose company also produced […]

Review: “Justice League: War” – War is Hell

by Ed Liuon February 5, 2014
Considering that it’s based on a comic book that I dislike from first principles, I enjoyed Justice League: War more than I thought I would. However, while the movie definitely betters the comic in multiple ways, some of the changes introduce flaws of their own and the movie ultimately fails to achieve escape velocity from […]

PR: Nicktoons Rolls Out Season 2 of Rob Dyrdek’s “Wild Grinders” on February 5, 2014

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2014
NICKTOONS ROLLS OUT SEASON TWO OF SKATEBOARD PRO ROB DYRDEK’S ANIMATED COMEDY SERIES, WILD GRINDERS, WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5, AT 8:30 P.M. (ET) Guest Voices Include Professional Skateboarders Ryan Sheckler, Nyjah Huston, Chris Cole and Paul Rodriguez NEW YORK – Feb. 4, 2013 – Nicktoons is set to launch season two of the kickin’ animated series […]

PR: NYICFF Announces Complete 2014 Slate

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2014
NEW YORK INT’L CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES COMPLETE 2014 SLATE **** TICKETS ON SALE STARTING, FEBRUARY 3 EVENT RUNS MARCH 7-30 OSCAR®-QUALIFYING FEST FOR BEST ANIMATED & LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM 30,000 EXPECTED FOR 100+ SHORT AND FEATURE FILMS **** NYICFF 2014 PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS: AMAZONIA – OPENING NIGHT, US PREMIERE MUPPETS SING-A-LONG – LIVE EVENT […]

Arthur Rankin Jr., Rankin/Bass Co-Founder, 1924 – 2014

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2014
The Royal Gazette of Bermuda reported that Arthur Rankin, Jr. passed away at his home by Harrington Sound on January 31, 2014, at the age of 90. Rankin was half of the famed Rankin-Bass duo, which produced some of the best beloved animated Christmas TV specials of all time, including Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Frosty […]