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Cartoon Network’s Holly-Day Plans

by Peter Paltridgeon November 8, 2016
Cartoon Network’s day of premiere episodes has taken many mutations over 2016, from Yoursday to Swordsday to Scaresday, but on December 1 it’ll become “Holly-Day.” The network has a new batch of seasonally-themed episodes to enjoy, seven in all — and it’s announcing them a full month in advance. Here’s the full list courtesy of […]
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Young Justice Season 3 Announced! Hello Megan!

by Peter Paltridgeon November 7, 2016
Whoever the DC fan was that got their hands on a genie bottle and used one of their wishes on a third season of Young Justice, we are forever in your debt. This is almost unbelievable, but Warner Bros. Animation just confirmed this evening that Young Justice is coming back, three entire years since the […]

Rick & Morty: The Non-Canonical Adventures

by Peter Paltridgeon November 4, 2016
With each month that passes without hearing anything about Rick & Morty’s third season, it’s looking like Mr. Poopybutthole’s forecast of “a year and a half, or longer” may unfortunately come true. But Adult Swim is at least trying to fill in the gap with Rick & Morty: The Non-Canonical Adventures, brief shorts less than […]

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Review: “Trolls” – Licensed Property Film with a Large Side Order of Bizarre

by Christopher Glennonon November 4, 2016
The word “troll” has so many different connotations. Whether it conjures pictures of hilariously bad horror movies or people anonymously spewing anger all over the Internet, trolls have moved far past their origins as ugly creatures of Scandinavian folklore. That also includes being known in pop culture as cute collectible dolls with wild hair. Cute […]
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New Details On Disney’s Big Hero 6 Series

by Peter Paltridgeon November 3, 2016
In case you forgot there’s a Big Hero 6 series coming next year from the creators of Kim Possible, now you know again. Those of us who didn’t forget have been starving for details ever since…and today EW broke some. First thing, we now know what the show will look like: as expected it’s a […]

Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders

Review: Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders – Holy Nostalgic Joy, Batman!

by Todd DuBoison November 3, 2016
Let’s face the obvious: there is no superhero as ubiquitous or as reinterpreted as Batman. 2016 alone heralds more iterations of him in current media than a human can count on one hand, without counting any comic books. And yet, for all that, most of this comes from the same starting line: Batman as a […]
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Review: “My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Legend of Everfree” Shows Cracks in the Facade

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2016
Longevity in a franchise is a mixed blessing. When it’s done well, plot and character arcs can build on what’s been done before and expand in new and interesting directions. However, even if the franchise is successful at this, it’s all too easy to repeat yourself while becoming accessible to newcomers. The mixed blessings of […]

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Frozen Holiday Special In Development For 2017

by Peter Paltridgeon November 2, 2016
When you look at what a dominant presence Frozen-related products still have in the kids’ toy aisles three whole years after the original film came out, you have to marvel at how successful that movie truly is, especially when you consider only about two hours’ worth of material exists for it — and that’s counting […]
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Meet The Village Crazy Lady In New Moana Clip

by Peter Paltridgeon November 1, 2016
Disney’s next animated feature, Moana, features the return of Mouse House legends Ron Clements and John Musker (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin) to the director’s chair. It boasts a cast including Auli’i Cravalho as Moana (in her first acting job), Dwayne Johnson (in his two hundredth), Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger, and Alan Tudyk. Thanks to the […]