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Annie Awards Issues Call For Submissions

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The International Animated Film Society has issued a call for submissions for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards. There are 36 categories for 2015 including a new category – Best Character Animation in a Video Game – and a “Special Productions” category for animation not released in the USA but created during 2014. Other than excepted […]

Arrow Season Three Teaser

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The 20-second teaser for the upcoming Season Three of “Arrow” on the CW network has been released. “Arrow” will premiere on October 8, 2014…

The Simpsons Take The Bowl

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“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 […]

Liam Neeson Would Play Ra’s Al Ghul On CW’s Arrow

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Liam Neeson has played DC comic book villain Ra’s al Ghul twice already in feature films – once in “Batman Begins” and then again in “The Dark Knight Rises” – but he has indicated he would play the bad guy again “in a heartbeat” for CW’s comic book-themed television series, “Arrow”. In an interview with […]

Willy Wonka’s Vanilla Fudge Room Revealed

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In the movie “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory” based on Roald Dahl’s book “Charlie and The Chocolate Factory”, there were only five children invited into the factory as the winners possessing a Wonka Golden Ticket. Dahl, however, started out with 15 children – such as Wilbur Rice, Tommy Troutbeck, Marvin Prune and Miranda Mary […]

Agent Carter Adds Pair

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“Agent Carter” – the “Captain America” spinoff television series from Marvel – has added two more names to their cast. Joining Agent Carter [Hayley Atwell] will be Strategic Scientific Reserve agent Jack Thompson [no relation to the football player and played by Chad Michael Murray of “One Tree Hill” and “Fruitvale Station” fame] and SSR […]

Minecraft Lands Doctor Who For Xbox 360

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BBC and Microsoft have forged a deal that will allow fans of the long-running British science fiction television series “Doctor Who” to have playable bits in the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft. Amongst those bits will be avatars to represent their favorite character from the show [including the current –and 12th – Doctor, Peter Capaldi], […]

Bat-Coaster Coming To Six Flags-Texas In San Antonio

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Get on the Bat-Phone and start calling your friends and tell them about the new Batman-themed rollercoaster coming to the Six Flags-Texas theme park in San Antonio – this is no Joker! Officially, the Caped Crusader Coaster will be called “Batman: The Ride” and will feature six free-fly flips, two 90-degree drops and a 120-foot […]

Hayao Miyazaki To Be Recipient Of Honorary Academy Award

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Celebrated Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki will be one of four recipients of an honorary Academy Award when the award show is aired next year. Miyazaki is a three-time nominee for the Oscar – winning in 2002 for “Spirited Away” and nominated for “Howl’s Moving Castle” [2006] and “The Wind Rises” [2013]. Joining Miyazaki as honorary […]

Mary Poppins Turns 50

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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 […]

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