American Cinematheque will be hosting a special screening of The Boxtrolls at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica, CA, on November 1, 2014. Following the screening will be a special Q&A with Boxtrolls Directors Anthony Stacchi and Graham Annable, as well as Lead Animator and Laika CEO Travis Knight. The screening will start at 3:00 […]
Cartoon Network’s Clarence has apparently backed off from depicting a homosexual couple kissing, with an intended kiss on the lips replaced with cheek kisses instead. Several news outlets are noting that series writer Spencer Rothbell had confirmed on his Twitter account that, “Originally the guy had flowers and they kissed on the mouth.” His Twitter […]
Stuart ‘Ashens’ Ashen took to the Vidfest stage alone, explaining that friend and long-time comedy associate Dan Tomlinson had fallen ill with mysterious food poisoning (which despite his Chef Excellence role was clarified to most certainly not be ‘Excellent Food Poisoning’) and so had to return home early. After taking a photo of the assembled […]
FUNimation Launches "Broadcast Dubs" Initiative With "Psycho Pass" Season 2, "Laughing Under the Clouds"
In an interview on nerdist.com Wednesday, FUNimation Entertainment announced a new and unprecedented “Broadcast Dub” effort for Japanese anime available on its streaming video service. On such outlets as FUNimation’s own website and Crunchyroll.com the video streaming of Japanese cartoons with English subtitles as they air in Japan has become standard practice, but under this […]
I wasn’t impressed by the first My Little Pony Equestria Girls movie, and the decision to elevate Twilight Sparkle to an alicorn Princess with her own kingdom left me equally non-plussed. So I was quite pleasantly surprised to find how much I enjoyed My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks, and that this latest My […]
The Hollywood Reporter covers the official launch of ZAG Animation Studios, a collaboration between longtime TV veteran Haim Saban, filmmaker Chris Columbus, producer Michael Barnathan, and kids entertainment specialist Jeremy Zag. The studio has 10 animated features in development, with an eye towards releasing one 3-D CGI animated feature and one CGI/live-action hybrid feature per […]
The Hollywood Reporter covered a premiere event for The Mike Tyson Mysteries held at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, attended by series star Mike Tyson; actors Rachel Ramras (Yung Hee), Jim Rash (the ghost of the Marquess of Queensbury); and series creator Hugh Davidson. Among other topics, the panelists discussed the style and […]