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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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