The Simpsons Take The Bowl

by Alex Beanon August 31, 2014
“The Simpsons” are slated to invade the venerable Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles for an event titled “The Simpsons Take The Bowl” on September 12-14, 2014 with a possibility that the gig could lead to a Broadway appearance as well. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra will be conducted by Alf Clausen and a small portion […]

GusGus Turns Live Action Into Animation In Mexico

by Alex Beanon August 30, 2014
Icelandic techno musical group GusGus has released a music video for “Mexico” – the title track from their ninth album – usinglive action transformed into a variety of animations…


Lottie Dolls Series In The Works

by Alex Beanon August 29, 2014
An animated series based around the popular Lottie Dolls is in the works – possibly for a cartoon network in France next month. A trailer has Lottie visiting Branksea Island…

CLIP: Disney-Pixar’s Lava Short

by Alex Beanon August 29, 2014
Disney-Pixar released a brief clip from its new, upcoming short film “Lava” – about a pair of romantic Hawaiian volcanoes – which was shown at the Hiroshima International Animation festival last week and will be shown before the feature film “Inside Out” on June 19, 2015… Pixar Lava Sneak Peek by CGMeetup


CLIP: Meet “The Boxtrolls” in New Behind-the-Scenes Video

by Ed Liuon August 29, 2014
LAIKA and Focus Features have released a new behind-the-scenes look at The Boxtrolls, their latest stop-motion feature film set to premiere on September 26, 2014. Get social with the Boxtrolls: #TheBoxtrolls Story: A family event movie from the creators of Coraline and ParaNorman that introduces audiences to a new breed of family […]


Mary Poppins Turns 50

by Alex Beanon August 28, 2014
The original release date of “Mary Poppins” was August 27, 1964 – if you were lucky enough to be at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles and had a ticket to the star-studded event – but for the rest of the country, its nationwide release came a couple days later and the film went on […]


Big Hero 6’s Hiro And Baymax Added to Disney Infinity Toy Box 2.0

by Alex Beanon August 27, 2014
Hiro Hamada and Baymax from Disney’s “Big Hero 6” movie will be included in the Disney Infinity Toy Box 2.0 video game [available on all major gaming systems] scheduled to be launched in November 2014…

Homer Simpson Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

by Alex Beanon August 27, 2014
Leave it to “The Simpsons” to be the first to jump on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge bandwagon as Homer first takes the “challenge” by dumping a glass of water on his head only to have it rectified by Bart in a helicopter dumping ice water, Olaf from “Frozen”, some penguins, Santa Claus, some hockey […]