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Patton Oswalt Shall Be Ponified July 30

by Peter Paltridgeon July 13, 2016
You know you’ve finally made it as a celebrity when Hasbro makes a pony out of you. Comedian Patton Oswalt will be guest-starring in an upcoming episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. “Stranger Than Fan Fiction” is an episode aimed directly at the fans where Rainbow Dash attends the Equestria equivalent of Comic-Con, […]

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic

Hasbro Acquires Boulder Media Animation Studio

by Ed Liuon July 13, 2016
Hasbro Acquires Boulder Media Animation Studio Hasbro Expands TV and Feature Film Capabilities with Purchase of Irish Animation Studio PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that it has acquired Boulder Media, a multi-award winning Irish animation company based in Dublin. Boulder has produced a variety of award-winning series for Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, […]
The Secret Life of Pets

“The Secret Life of Pets” Not So Secret After $104M Debut Weekend; “Finding Dory” Tops Ticket Sales for 2016

by Ed Liuon July 12, 2016
In its debut weekend, Universal/Illumination Entertainment’s The Secret Life of Pets took in a total of $104.35 million in ticket sales to handily take the top spot in the weekend box office race. The total also gave The Secret Life of Pets the most successful opening weekend for an original animated feature, toppling Disney/Pixar’s Inside […]

Elena of Avalor

NY Times on Disney’s Gambles on Latina Princess “Elena of Avalor”

by Ed Liuon July 11, 2016
The New York Times has taken a look at Disney’s new TV show Elena of Avalor, where the title character will be the first Latina Disney Princess. The article is a good capsule summary of the show’s genesis and the challenges it faces as both the latest entry in the ideologically fraught “Disney Princess” line […]
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Mike Judge Considering A Live-Action Beavis And Butthead

by Peter Paltridgeon July 11, 2016
Mike Judge, master satirist and creator of several hit shows over his long career, has a tendency to occasionally return to the original series that shot him to fame, Beavis and Butthead. The first run lasted six seasons on MTV and spawned a feature film. The show later returned in late 2011 funnier than ever, […]

Lego DC Comics Super Heroes - Justice League: Gotham City Breakout

A LEGO “Gotham City Breakout” in Gotham with John DiMaggio, Brandon Vietti, Matt Peters, and Jason Spisak

by Ed Liuon July 8, 2016
At the end of June, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment hosted a special screening of LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes – Justice League: Gotham City Breakout at the Directors Guild of America Theater in New York City. In attendance were actors John DiMaggio (Deathstroke) and Jason Spisak (The Joker and Spoony); co-director Matt Peters; producer Brandon […]

D-Frag

Review: “D-Frag!” – Likable High School Hijinks

by Weathermanon July 8, 2016
Stop me if you’ve heard this before: delinquent high school kid, gaggle of weird girls, club room, etc etc etc. Yes, you have heard this story before, very likely a lot of times, so how does one make a show like this stick out? Do it well. D-Frag is certainly a little cliche, but it […]
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The Mother Of All Steven Bombs Detonates July 18, 2016

by Peter Paltridgeon July 7, 2016
It’s been a long, cruel 2016 for Steven Universe fans, having to watch other CN originals debut new episodes practically every week while the Crystal Gems got the occasional hyped episode followed by more reruns. Now that’s all about to change as the gargantuan stockpile CN has been hoarding will be let loose in the […]