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"Coraline" and "Up" on AFI's Top 10 Movies for 2009

The American Film Institute has released its official selection of the top 10 TV and film series of 2009 for the 10th annual AFI Awards, with Coraline and Up joining The Hangover, The Hurt Locker, The Messenger, Precious, A Serious Man, A Single Man, Sugar, and Up in the Air on the top 10 films […]

New "G.I. Joe" and "Transformers" Cartoon Series Being Cast

In an interview with the moonbase2 website, voice actor Michael Bell stated that he has auditioned for a new 26-episode G.I. Joe cartoon for the part of “General Hawk,” and also stated that casting is also on-going for a new Transformers cartoon as General Fowler and Ratchet. No other news about either series has been […]

"The Princess and the Frog": Acceptable But Familiar

The Princess and the Frog is safe territory for Disney’s return to 2D animation. It feature princesses, handsome princes, evil baddies who bring temptations of riches (and ulterior motives!), “clock strikes midnight” deadlines, and lavish musical numbers that are all throwbacks to not only their earliest work, but to their late ’80s/early ’90s blockbusters. In […]

"Winnie the Pooh: Valentine for You" SE on Jan 5, 2010

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced a new Winnie the Pooh: A Valentine For You special edition DVD scheduled for release on January 5, 2010. The DVD will contain three new Winnie the Pooh stories, a DVD game, and Winnie the Pooh Valentine’s Day cards in the packaging. Suggested retail price is $29.99. The […]

Nickelodeon Names Three for 10th Fellowship for Diverse Writers

Nickelodeon has announced the three new participants in its 10th Fellowship for Diverse Writers, a program that offers hands-on writing experience that is designed to “attract, develop and staff new and experienced, culturally and ethnically diverse writing talent on Nickelodeon network productions.” The new participants are Jonathan Butler, a published poet and songwriter, Stacie Craig, […]

Lauren Montgomery and Sam Liu on Co-Directing "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths"

Warner Home Video has released a press release interview with Lauren Montgomery and Sam Liu (no relation), the two co-directors of Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, the latest direct-to-video animated movie coming on DVD and Blu-ray disc on February 23, 2010. The subjects (interviewed separately) answer questions on what it was like to work […]

Toons of the 2000s: Top 25 Animated Television Series Countdown #5-1

You are reading #5-1 of the Top 25 Animated Television Series Countdown.  25-21 | 20-16 | 15-11 | 10-6 | 5-1 | Go back to the Toons of the 2000s Intro.   5. THE VENTURE BROS. Dates: 2004-present (pilot aired 2003) Adult Swim (Cartoon Network) 47+ episodes Created by Jackson Publick (Christopher McCulloch) Starring: James Urbaniak, Patrick Warburton, Michael Sinterniklaas, Christopher McCulloch, Doc Hammer Synopsis The misadventures […]

"Yogi's First Christmas": A Very Cheap Stocking Stuffer

Back when I was a kid, we must have had longer attention spans than the young ‘uns do today. I mean, we must’ve. How else we could have managed to sit through something like Yogi’s First Christmas? Even two hours of a good thing can wear on a boy’s nerves, and Yogi’s First Christmas (which […]

Toon Zone Presents 2 Clips and 1 "Making Of" for "The Princess and the Frog"

Toon Zone News is proud to present the following 3 clips from Disney’s The Princess and the Frog. The Princess and the Frog is currently playing a limited engagement in New York and Los Angeles, and opens nationwide on Friday, December 11, 2009. For more details, read Toon Zone News’ earlier coverage.

"I Want a Dog For Christmas, Charlie Brown": If Christmas Specials Were Underwear ...

It’s not hard to guess when I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown was made. It lacks the rampant creativity and outstanding imagination that made the earliest Charlie Brown ventures such successes, and it is also missing the obvious periodic quirks that marked the better specials of the 70s and 80s. In fact, I […]

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