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Trailer and Cast Announced for “Son of Batman”

by Dan Collinson January 20, 2014
Superhero Hype reports that a trailer and cast have been announced for the next DC Animated feature film, Son of Batman.  Based on Grant Morrison’s story, Son of Batman centers on the Caped Crusader’s son Damian, whose mission is to kill Deathstroke for murdering Ra’s Al Ghul.  The Dark Knight must intervene Damian’s mission of […]

Bob vs. Jimmy In Bob’s Burgers Super Bowl Showdown

by Alex Beanon January 20, 2014
The Super Bowl contestants are set – so now it’s time for the showdown at Bob’s Burgers Corral on Super Sunday. For the upcoming episode this Sunday, “Easy Commercial, Easy Go-mercial”, Bob’s restaurant owner nemesis, Jimmy Pesto, has a big Super Bowl event planned for the big game so Bob decides to try and upstage […]

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CLIP: New “Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.” Clip from January 19, 2014, Premiere Episode

by Ed Liuon January 18, 2014
Marvel Animation has released the following new clip from the next new episode of Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., set to premiere on Disney XD on Sunday, January 19, 2014, at 8:00 AM (Eastern)/7:00 AM (Central) on Disney XD. OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS BIG HEROES! BIG VILLAINS! AND BIGGER ADVENTURES…this week Share Your Universe this Sunday […]

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 […]

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 […]