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The Last Of Us Wins Annie

by Alex Beanon February 2, 2014
In a competitive and crowded field of worthy potential winners, it was Naughty Dog’s “The Last of Us” which came away with the top prize as best animated video game at the 41st annual Annie Awards held by the International Animated Film Association [ASIFA-Hollywood] in Burbank. Earlier in the week, “The Last of Us” had […]
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Adventure Time, Futurama And Sofia Win Annies

by Alex Beanon February 2, 2014
The television category had three major winners at the 41st annual Annie Awards held by the International Animated Film Association [ASIFA-Hollywood] in Burbank – “Adventure Time” from Cartoon Network took home the honors as best TV/broadcast production for children while “Futurama” won as the best TV/broadcast production for a general audience and Disney’s “Sofia the […]

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Stop Motion Face Painting

by Alex Beanon February 1, 2014
London artist Emma Allen spent most of the hours in one week creating a stop-motion animation face painting depicting the birth to death life cycle…
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Broncos? Seahawks? Super Bowl Preview From NMA

by Alex Beanon January 31, 2014
It wouldn’t be a proper Super Bowl unless there were a preview from Next Media Animation [NMA] in Taiwan. It is also impossible to use an adequate combination of descriptive English words to describe NMA’s Super Bowl preview, so you will have to view it for yourself…

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Batman Gets Alfred, Superman Gets Lex Luthor

by Alex Beanon January 31, 2014
The upcoming as-yet-untitled Batman-Superman film received two more members of its cast with Jeremy Irons set to be the new butler to Bruce Wayne, Alfred Pennyworth while Jesse Eisenberg is Superman nemesis, Lex Luthor. Ben Affleck will star as Batman/Bruce Wayne while Henry Cavill is the newest Superman who will be contending with Lex Luthor. […]
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Wienerschnitzel Goes Retro

by Alex Beanon January 30, 2014
Der Wienerschnitzel has been around since 1961 [they dropped the “Der” in 1977] and they would like you to know that they are still here – along with 99-cent hot dogs through January 31, 2014 – with a new animated ad campaign that is light on the sauerkraut but heavy on the retro…

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Archer Vice – A Debt Of Honor – Season 5, Episode 3

by Alex Beanon January 28, 2014
Synopsis: Pam, hopped up on cocaine, buys amphetamines from the feared Yakuza – using the $1 million in counterfeit cash they got from Carlos, Rudy and Ramon in last week’s Miami drug deal gone bad and – surprise, surprise – the Yakuza are not happy about the funny money. Details: After their fondue set/drug deal […]
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Bob’s Burgers – Easy Commercial, Easy Go-mercial – Season 4, Episode 11

by Alex Beanon January 27, 2014
Synopsis: Bob’s restaurant owner nemesis, Jimmy Pesto, has a Super Bowl event planned for the big game so Bob decides to try and upstage Jimmy by hiring a former pro football player and documentary filmmaker for his Bob’s Burgers Super Bowl commercial that will air during the game. Details: Everything seems to be going smoothly […]

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Arrow – Blind Spot – Season 2, Episode 11

by Alex Beanon January 23, 2014
Synopsis: Laurel is without access to the NSA database or Google and asks Oliver/Arrow to perform background check on her new date, the mayor, Sebastian Blood – only things go awry as they always seem to do in Starling City. Details: It’s a Laurel-centric episode but we begin with Seb Blood paying a little visit […]
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Pan Gets Another Pirate

by Alex Beanon January 23, 2014
The newest retelling of the classic J.M. Barrie story “Peter Pan” has landed another pirate for a role with Garrett Hedlund [“Troy”, “Friday Night Lights”, Tron: Legacy” and “Inside Llewyn Davis”] playing the role of Captain Hook. Previously, Hugh Jackman had been lined up for the role of another pirate – Blackbeard – in the […]