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Terry Gilliam Recycles Animation For Monty Python Live Show

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2014
The first of 10 reunion shows for the legendary mostly-British comedy troupe Monty Python is in the books and the lone American member, Terry Gilliam, trotted out mostly recycled versions of his original animations and sketches for the original television show, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, which ran from 1969-74. Gilliam’s iconic foot made its expected […]
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Atari and Denny’s Team Up For Hashteroids, Centipup and Take-Out

by Alex Beanon July 1, 2014
Three of Atari’s most popular old-school video games were Asteroids, Breakout and Centipede and the video game company has partnered with the notable late night/early morning destination restaurant, Denny’s, to create apps for iPhones and Android phones based on those iconic games. The new game apps are entitled “Hashteroids” [your mission: delivering condiments], “Take-Out” [your […]

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Gotham And The Flash Pilots To Debut At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 30, 2014
Both new, upcoming superhero-themed live-action television series – Fox’s Batman-themed “Gotham” and CW’s “The Flash” – will debut their show’s respective pilots on Saturday, July 26, at Comic Con in San Diego next month. “Gotham” deals with the backstory of Batman’s hometown of Gotham City while “The Flash” stars Grant Gustin in the lead role […]
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Two Dads' Frozen Lament

by Alex Beanon June 25, 2014
Actors Ryan O’Quinn [“Easy Money”] and Dan Wilkerson [“Law and Order”] have kids…and those kids, like most kids on the planet, like Disney’s megahit “Frozen” – so O’Quinn and Wilkerson decided to sing about it, “Frozen”-style…

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Archer Action Figure To Debut At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 23, 2014
You knew it had to come sooner or later [phrasing] and it finally has – a six-inch action figure of Sterling Archer, the star secret agent of the FX animated series “Archer”. There will be 1500 of the suave, formal wearing Archer action figures available at the Factory Entertainment booth [#2747] at the 2014 Comic […]
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Nickelodeon Scouting For Raw Talent At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 23, 2014
Nickelodeon will have their usual heavy presence at the annual Comic Con in San Diego next month and part of that heavy presence will include members of the Nickelodeon animation department manning the official Nickelodeon booth with the express intent of soliciting the raw talents of anybody who thinks they are an animator and might […]

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Her Universe Fangirl Apparel Coming To Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 19, 2014
In a collaboration with Disney and Marvel, a line of fangirl apparel called “The Marvel by Her Universe” will be offered at the 2014 Comic Con in San Diego next month. The female and superhero-themed gear was announced this week and includes an assortment of Captain America fashion items along with fan favorite Marvel characters […]
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Review: "Outlaw Star - Complete Collection (UK Edition)": Going On The Lam In Nostalgia County

by Grant Whiteon June 18, 2014
Maybe it’s just because my most coherent formative years were part of it and that most of the initial Japanese titles I sampled came from it, but I have a soft spot for 90’s anime. There just seems to be an energy in the titles from the decade that I don’t think quite transitioned into […]

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The Beautiful Game Beautifully Animated

by Alex Beanon June 11, 2014
The 2014 World Cup is less than 24 hours away and to get everyone more excited than they already are, part of the history of “the beautiful game” has been masterfully recreated by London artist and filmmaker Richard Swarbrick in a collection of some of the most famous World Cup goals presented in artistic animation…
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E3: Ubisoft Highlights [with Assassin's Creed]

by Alex Beanon June 10, 2014
France-based video game maker/media company Ubisoft made their presentation at E3 [Electronic Entertainment Expo] in Los Angeles and the top three things you probably want to know is what about “Assassin’s Creed”?, what about “Assassin’s Creed?” and what about “Assassin’s Creed”? – in that order. Ubisoft announced that the latest version of their most popular […]