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Cool Stuff: Fester Fish

by Eileen Cruzon June 22, 2010
What would happen if you took some 1930’s cartoon conventions, Tex Avery-style sight gags and married it with total debauchery? Your result would be Aaron Long’s Fester Fish. In the short, Fester’s Nephew, Fester is annoyed that babysitting his nephew conflicts with the hot date he has lined up.  According to Aaron, Fester was modeled after […]

Toonzone Interviews Phil LaMarr on the Return of "Futurama"

by Ed Liuon June 22, 2010
Animation fans know him as Samurai Jack, Green Lantern John Stewart of the Justice League, Senator Bail Organa on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Roger “Booda” Sack on King of the Hill, and Wilt of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends. You might also recognize him from his on-camera appearances on the MADtv sketch comedy show, […]

"Avatar: The Last Airbender" Complete Book I: Bending Backwards

by Maxie Zeuson June 22, 2010
Okay, before you flex your fingers, hunch over the keyboard, and start tapping out that talkback post—the one where you tell me that I can’t and shouldn’t judge Avatar: The Last Airbender just from its first season, and that it gets really good in season two, and that I’m a miserable excuse for a human […]

Cool Stuff: Grendizer Returns

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison June 21, 2010
A creation of Go Nagai and a cousin of sorts to the famous Mazinger Z, UFO Robot Grendizer was one of many super robot cartoons produced in Japan during the 1970s. The story followed the adventures of Prince Duke Fleed, who flees to Earth with the titular robot after an invasion of his home planet […]

Disney Releases 8-Minute Sneak Peek of "Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue"

by Ed Liuon June 21, 2010
Disney has released an 8-minute preview clip from Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue, the next DTV movie in the Disney Fairies franchise slated for release on September 21, 2010: Also, check out Toonzone’s coverage of the roundtable discussion with Tinker Bell & the Great Fairy Rescue director Bradley Raymond and producer Helen Kalafatic.

"Toy Story 3": Sweet to Threepeat

by Lord Dalekon June 21, 2010
The third installment is always the one that never seems to really work for a film franchise. Outside of stand-alones like Goldfinger and adaptations like Return of the King, I can’t think of a single “third movie” that didn’t disappoint. Even The Godfather couldn’t pull it off. So let it be known that Toy Story […]

Toonzone Presents Video Preview of "Avatar" Collector's Set Bonus Features

by Ed Liuon June 20, 2010
Toonzone News is proud to present the following video clip from the new documentary bonus feature included on the new Avatar the Last Airbender Complete Book 1 Collector’s Set, which is slated for release on June 21, 2010. (requires QuickTime): <!–

Toonzone Presents 5 More "Toy Story 3" Video Clips

by Ed Liuon June 18, 2010
Disney/Pixar has released 5 new video clips from Toy Story 3, playing now in theaters. Welcome to Sunnyside Made for Each Other Playtime Tea Party “To Reset Your Buzz Lightyear…” Toy Story 3 is in theaters now. Check out some of Toonzone News’ other Toy Story 3 videos and news below: Toonzone Presents “Toy Story […]

Toonzone Chats with Brad Raymond & Helen Kalafatic on Next "Tinker Bell" DTV Movie

by Ed Liuon June 18, 2010
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue, the next direct-to-video movie in Disney’s Tinker Bell franchise, is due out on September 21, 2010, but Toonzone News was able to sit in on a virtual roundtable session with director Bradley Raymond and producer Helen Kalafatic. Bradley Raymond’s career began at Don Bluth Productions, where he was […]

Cool Stuff: Azureus Rising

by Eileen Cruzon June 15, 2010
Azureus Rising is a slick sci-fi short from Black Sun Entertainment. It was created as proof of concept test for a feature film trilogy. The story arc of which will follow, Azureus, who becomes a freedom fighter after escaping death and experiencing a life-altering journey. This short is an action sequence. In it, the hero […]