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Nickelodeon Announces “Rocko’s Modern Life” TV Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon August 11, 2016
Today, August 11, 2016, is the 25th anniversary of Nicktoons! It was during this very morning that Doug, Rugrats, and Ren & Stimpy premiered on the kids’ cable channel, the first completely original cartoons to be created specifically for the network. Then came Rocko’s Modern Life, and following that, an endless stream of cartoon creations, […]
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The Simpsons’ First Hourlong Episode Coming In 2017

by Peter Paltridgeon August 8, 2016
Today during Fox’s appearance at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, the network announced they would be airing the first Simpsons episode in 28 years to span an hour’s length of time. Is there any particular reason, storywise, for this episode to last an hour? No reason we can see. Called “The Great Phatsby,” […]

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Ms. Marvel Makes Her Animated Debut This Weekend

by Peter Paltridgeon August 5, 2016
One of the most popular recent additions to the Marvel Universe is the reinvention of Ms. Marvel. Kamala Khan doesn’t come off as your typical tough, stoic superhero; she’s more like a giant fangirl of superheroes that became one herself (and LOVES it). if her Jake the Dog-like powers of growing and stretching don’t stop […]
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Shout Rolls Out Packaging, Release Date For “Transformers: The Movie”

by Peter Paltridgeon July 25, 2016
We’ve got a release date for the newly remastered (in 4K!) Transformers The Movie, the 1986 release that most critics consider to be Orson Welles’ finest role. Mark your calendars for September 13, 2016. The AUTOBOTS, led by the heroic OPTIMUS PRIME, prepare to make a daring attempt to retake their planet from the evil […]

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SDCC 2016: Warner Bros. Apparently Interested in Pepe Le Pew Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon July 25, 2016
Warner Bros. might be interested in building an entire feature film around the Looney Tunes character Pepe Le Pew. The news leaked out during the SDCC panel for Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, where writer Max Landis admitted the spec script was one of the projects he was working on. Um. Well. That would certainly […]
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SDCC 2016: World Premiere Justice League Action Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon July 21, 2016
If the newly released Comic-Con trailer for Justice League Action is any indication, WBA’s next effort should be a terrific new take on the DCU. For one thing, Booster Gold seems to have a larger role than anyone thought; he appears to be a regular, and that’s fine with us. All his lines are, well, […]

SDCC 2016: DreamWorks Offers Musical “Trolls” Trip

SDCC 2016: DreamWorks Offers Musical “Trolls” Trip

by Peter Paltridgeon July 21, 2016
DreamWorks Animation needs a hit badly. Is “Trolls” that hit? Too early to tell. For Comic-Con, the ailing studio has released a minute and a half of footage from their upcoming movie based on those ugly things kids used to collect in the 90’s. These trolls don’t look ugly, however. The animation style is what […]
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SDCC 2016: Teaser Art For The Return Of DuckTales

by Peter Paltridgeon July 20, 2016
We expect to hear a lot more about the upcoming return of DuckTales during San Diego Comic-Con, but there’s a bit out already. The official D23 website published a new piece of promotional art this morning featuring Huey, Dewey, Louie, Webby and Donald….inside a silhouette of you-know-who. D123 also tells us the series’ executive producer […]

That Didn’t Take Long: Homer Simpson Is Playing Pokemon Go

That Didn’t Take Long: Homer Simpson Is Playing Pokemon Go

by Peter Paltridgeon July 18, 2016
Given the slow pace at which Simpsons episodes are constructed, compounded with the backlog the show has built over the years, it can sometimes take a year and a half — “or longer” — for a world event or trend to get its own satirical take. I figured we would inevitably see Homer mess with […]
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Patton Oswalt Shall Be Ponified July 30

by Peter Paltridgeon July 13, 2016
You know you’ve finally made it as a celebrity when Hasbro makes a pony out of you. Comedian Patton Oswalt will be guest-starring in an upcoming episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. “Stranger Than Fan Fiction” is an episode aimed directly at the fans where Rainbow Dash attends the Equestria equivalent of Comic-Con, […]