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The Boss Baby

“Boss Baby” Edges Out “Beauty and the Beast” for Top Box Office Spot; “Ghost in the Shell” Underperforms

by Ed Liuon April 3, 2017
In its premiere weekend, DreamWorks Animation SKG’s The Boss Baby just beat out Disney’s live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast at the box office, pulling in an estimated $49 million in ticket sales (vs. Beast‘s $47.54 million). The results were much higher than pre-release expectations in the industry, placing The Boss Baby as the […]

LEGO’s Simon Lucas Talks “Ninjago” At BAFTA Kids Premiere of Season Seven

by Grant Whiteon April 3, 2017
Following the BAFTA screening of the first two episodes of LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu season seven, presenter Nigel Clarke interviewed LEGO’s Simon Lucas about his career, ninja and the future. Simon serves as Senior Creative Director on the Ninjago brand, a role that sees him liaise with parties including toy designers, script writers and […]

Adventure Time: Elements Begins April 21

by Peter Paltridgeon April 3, 2017
No sooner does one Adventure Time miniseries end than another begins. Cartoon Network released a trailer today for Adventure Time: Elements, the follow-up to Adventure Time: Islands. After their crazy adventure in the land of surviving humans, Finn and Jake return to their home stomping grounds of Ooo to find that…the stomping doesn’t feel the […]

FlipaClip App for iOS and Android Lets Artists Animate for Free

by Eileen Cruzon April 3, 2017
FlipaClip is a free animation app available for Android and iOS devices. It allows users to quickly and easily create and share animation. It is intended to bring the animation flipbook feel into the digital realm. We recently spoke with CEO, Jonathan Meson, about the origin of FlipaClip and everything that’s going on with the app and its […]

Hot Streets

Adult Swim Greenlights Action-Packed “Hot Streets” for Debut in Fall 2017

by Ed Liuon April 1, 2017
Adult Swim Greenlights Action-packed New Animated Series – Hot Streets will Debut in 2017 March 30, 2017 – Adult Swim, who continues to dominate the ratings and remains the #1 in basic cable with millennials for more than a decade, announces the action-packed new animated series that will premiere in the fall, Hot Streets. This […]

Review: “The Boss Baby” Stands on Its Own Two Feet

by Christopher Glennonon March 31, 2017
Babies are loud, irrational, and demanding of time. A stereotypical boss is loud, irrational, and demanding of time. A baby runs a household just like a boss runs a company. You know what would be funny? If a baby actually dressed and acted like a boss but was still a baby. That’s the thought process […]

Cartoon Network Announces Their 2017-2018 Lineup

by Peter Paltridgeon March 30, 2017
This is the day loyal Cartoon Network watchers have been waiting for: the network has sent out a press release revealing every show they plan to introduce within the 2017-2018 season, as well as which shows are returning with new seasons. We knew some of these announcements were coming already, but others are being confirmed […]

ralph breaks the internet

Wreck-It Ralph 2 Now Called “Ralph Breaks The Internet”

by Peter Paltridgeon March 29, 2017
Disney distribution head Dave Hollis addressed the crowd at CinemaCon this morning to reveal the official title of the upcoming Wreck-It Ralph sequel. It’s an unwieldy one: Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2. Wonder what happens in it. “To take these characters we love and have them enter the enormous world of the internet […]

Review: “Sword of the Stranger” Is Tried But True Entertainment

by macattackon March 29, 2017
No J-pop song opens or closes Sword of the Stranger. There are no celebrity stunt-casts for either the Japanese or English versions. The director, Masashi Ando, was the ultimate workman of the Japanese industry, with a long credit list of storyboards, key animation, and episode direction, but few series or movie direction at the time […]