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The Little Prince Has A New Distributor: Netflix

by Peter Paltridgeon March 17, 2016
As we reported two days ago, the award-winning, critically praised animated film The Little Prince was set to make its US debut this weekend, courtesy of Paramount…until Paramount bailed at the very last second, for reasons that are still not explained. This left the movie open for another distributor to take, and today The Hollywood […]
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Clip Studio Paint Introduced At Silicon Valley Comic-Con

by Peter Paltridgeon March 17, 2016
The very first annual Silicon Valley Comic-Con is now being held in California (guess where), and Smith Micro Software is using the event to debut the new model of their animation software, Clip Studio Paint — a rebrand of Manga Studio. When most people think of digital animation tools they think of the various shortcuts […]

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Rick & Morty Season 2 Lands On Blu-Ray And DVD June 7

by Peter Paltridgeon March 15, 2016
We finally have a street date for the second season of Rick and Morty on home video formats! You can take Squanchy, Unity, Birdperson and the other ancillary characters home to your archival shelf on June 7. We also have the cover and the list of special features. This is what the Blu-Ray will look […]
The Peanuts Movie

Review: “The Peanuts Movie” – You’re Great in CGI, Charlie Brown!

by Ed Liuon March 15, 2016
There’s a scene in Charade when Audrey Hepburn’s character tells Cary Grant, “You know what’s wrong with you? Nothing.” That’s a perfect summation of how The Peanuts Movie updates the famous comic strip by Charles M. Schulz for modern audiences by changing nearly nothing about it. The execution of The Peanuts Movie is a perfect […]

The Killing Joke

Confirmed: Mark Hamill & Kevin Conroy to Star in “Batman: The Killing Joke”

by Dan Collinson March 15, 2016
Comic Book Resources has confirmed that Mark Hamill and Kevin Conroy will star in the new DC Comics animated movie Batman: The Killing Joke. Hamill also confirmed it through his Twitter page. Based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland, the story involves the origin of one of Batman’s best known and […]
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Review: “Adventure Time: Stakes” UK Premiere: Hail To The Queen

by Grant Whiteon March 14, 2016
Adventure Time has proven to be quite a success for Cartoon Network since snatching it from the jaws of death after another network (who shall remain nameless) passed on the pilot. Slowly gaining a mythology but always willing to prioritise the unexpected and hilarious, the show about a boy adventurer and his talking magic dog […]

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The Little Prince’s US Release Has Been Cancelled, One Week Before The Date

by Peter Paltridgeon March 14, 2016
Whaaaa? One week before Paramount Pictures was to distribute the new animated adaption of The Little Prince in America, the entire thing has been dropped, and no one will explain why. Premiering last year at the Cannes Film Festival, the movie earned rave reviews from critics, made back its budget in overseas revenue alone, and […]
Open Season: Scared Silly

Review: “Open Season: Scared Silly” – Scarily Unfunny

by Ed Liuon March 11, 2016
Open Season: Scared Silly is what you get when a film franchise originated as an animated star vehicle loses its stars. The original movie was little more than Aston Kutcher and Martin Lawrence playing themselves as a deer and a bear, but the two haven’t returned for the two prior sequels or for this new […]