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Review: “Adventure Time Season 3” Blu-ray Reaches New Heights

by Todd DuBoison February 26, 2014
If it is possible for a cartoon as consistently excellent as Adventure Time to have a best season, I believe the third can make a strong claim to the title. Once again, 26 eleven-minute episodes have been gathered together on a single Blu-ray disc and as ever, whimsical and fun adventure is never in short […]
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Archer Vice – Southbound And Down – Season 5, Episode 5

by Alex Beanon February 25, 2014
Synopsis: The Cherlene Tour bus goes to Texas along with a 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am and Pam’s snowballs. Details: The episode opens with Krieger re-programming Ray’s legs so he can walk – but only if he is nice to Krieger. Malory offers to get Cherlene [Cheryl/Carol] on the country western music show “Travis County Limits” […]

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Seyfried Steps In For Kunis In Ted 2

by Alex Beanon February 24, 2014
Mila Kunis played the girlfriend-turned-wife of Mark Wahlberg in the live action/CGI hit “Ted” but film creator Seth MacFarlane has other plans this time around as Amanda Seyfried has been announced as the lead for the sequel “Ted 2”, with Kunis – who provides the voice for Meg on MacFarlane’s “Family Guy” television hit show […]
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Warren United Set To Kick Off

by Alex Beanon February 24, 2014
The World Cup is just around the corner – if you feel that June is “just around the corner” and most football/futbol/soccer fans do feel this way – so the proper time has arrived for the launch of “Warren United”, a new animated British television series detailing the travails of football/soccer freak fan Warren Kingsley. […]

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Disney Adds Pair Of Channels Down Under

by Alex Beanon February 24, 2014
Australian television viewers will get more opportunities to watch Disney-affiliated cartoonery and content with the addition of two cable network channels – Disney XD and Movies Disney – to their cable lineup. The XD channel is geared toward boys ages 6-14 and will feature currently popular programming such as “Phineas and Ferb”, “Gravity Falls” and […]
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Constantine Gets Pilot License From NBC

by Alex Beanon February 22, 2014
Snarky British supernatural detective/con man/magician John Constantine has returned from the pages of 1980s DC Comics for a possible new television series on NBC. The pilot episode will have Matt Ryan [who voices pirate Edward Kenway on “Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag”] in the lead role. Keanu Reeves played the character in a live action […]

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Space Jam 2 Suits Up For Sequel With LeBron James…Then Sits On Bench

by Alex Beanon February 22, 2014
The original animated/live action “Space Jam” starring Michael Jordan and many of the famous Warner Bros. cartoon crew was a gigantic hit – grossing more than $230 million worldwide – when it came out in 1996 and now they are finally ready for a sequel with LeBron James filling in for Jordan as the current […]
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She’s A Brick House: Lego 2 On The Way

by Alex Beanon February 21, 2014
As is the movie studio modus operandi these days, your sequel must be announced either before the first movie has been released or shortly afterward and “The Lego Movie” is no different as Warner Bros waited all of two weeks after the release of “The Lego Movie” to announce that a sequel is now on […]

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‘Ender’s Game’ Now Available For UK Digital Download

by Grant Whiteon February 20, 2014
Ender’s Game, the movie based on the legendary science-fiction novel, is now available to download in HD across various services in the UK.  Starring Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley and Asa Butterfield the film focuses on Ender, a prodigious young recruit who is put through harsh training in an attempt to save future Earth from an […]
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Jimmy Murakami, “When the Wind Blows” Director, 1933 – 2014

by Ed Liuon February 19, 2014
Cartoon Brew reports the passing of Jimmy Murakami at age 80, director of 1986’s animated feature film When the Wind Blows and an instrumental figure in the development of Ireland’s animation industry. Murakami was born in 1933 in San Jose, CA, and was sent to the Tule Lake Japanese-American internment camp during World War II, […]