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The Little Prince Has A New Distributor: Netflix

by Peter Paltridgeon March 17, 2016
As we reported two days ago, the award-winning, critically praised animated film The Little Prince was set to make its US debut this weekend, courtesy of Paramount…until Paramount bailed at the very last second, for reasons that are still not explained. This left the movie open for another distributor to take, and today The Hollywood […]
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Rick & Morty Season 2 Lands On Blu-Ray And DVD June 7

by Peter Paltridgeon March 15, 2016
We finally have a street date for the second season of Rick and Morty on home video formats! You can take Squanchy, Unity, Birdperson and the other ancillary characters home to your archival shelf on June 7. We also have the cover and the list of special features. This is what the Blu-Ray will look […]

the little prince

The Little Prince’s US Release Has Been Cancelled, One Week Before The Date

by Peter Paltridgeon March 14, 2016
Whaaaa? One week before Paramount Pictures was to distribute the new animated adaption of The Little Prince in America, the entire thing has been dropped, and no one will explain why. Premiering last year at the Cannes Film Festival, the movie earned rave reviews from critics, made back its budget in overseas revenue alone, and […]
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“The Powerpuff Girls” Premiere Date Set

by Peter Paltridgeon March 10, 2016
We now know when The Powerpuff Girls will premiere on Cartoon Network. Mark your calendars: November 18, 1998. Wait, I think I got something wrong. Okay, the rebooted, rehashed Powerpuff Girls will make their SECOND premiere on this date: Monday, April 4 at 6 PM ET. After this we’ll get a whole lot of episodes […]

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High-Speed Chase In California Involves The Mystery Machine

by Peter Paltridgeon March 8, 2016
No fooling, people: last Sunday police in California were involved in a high-speed chase tailing what appeared to be the Mystery Machine from Scooby-Doo. Sharon Kay Truman, a 51-year-old woman already wanted for a probation violation, was reported to be driving dangerously around the streets of Redding, CA. When police caught up, they found her […]
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Rick And Morty May Return Sooner Than Previously Stated

by Peter Paltridgeon March 4, 2016
The season finale of Rick and Morty, which aired last October, ended in a huge cliffhanger and the statement that viewers would have to wait “a year and a half, or longer” for the conclusion. As aggravating as that sounded, it also seemed likely, since the wait from Season 1 to Season 2 of the […]

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“Big Hero 6” TV Series Hits In 2017; Kim Possible Creators In Charge

by Peter Paltridgeon March 2, 2016
If you’re in a sour mood today, this should cheer you up: Disney has announced a TV series continuation of their animated superhero movie Big Hero 6, and Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley — creators of Kim Possible — will be running things. Disney announced the series in advance of their television upfront, and Variety […]
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The Gravity Falls Finale Set A Record For Most Watched Disney XD Program Ever

by Peter Paltridgeon February 23, 2016
Were you watching the Gravity Falls finale last week? So was everyone else. The final episode of one of the greatest animated programs in Disney’s history broke all records to become the most-watched hour ever registered on Disney XD. Here are the stats, straight from Variety: The 40th and final episode of the show that […]

The Simpsons Offers A Timely Take On The 2016 Presidential Race

The Simpsons Offers A Timely Take On The 2016 Presidential Race

by Peter Paltridgeon February 21, 2016
We used to have to wait a full year, at the least, for a show like The Simpsons to comment on a recent political event. Now with digital ink and paint, a battalion of Korean Wacoms, and the ability to beam finished animation back to the Fox lot without the need of a boat, it’s […]
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Now We’ve Seen Everything: Simpsons Episode To Air Live

by Peter Paltridgeon February 17, 2016
Homer was once told “Very few cartoons are broadcast live. It’s a terrible strain on the animators’ wrists.” Those animators must be going to the gym. This spring the longest-running American cartoon series will make history again when the last three minutes of the May 15th episode will be, technically, broadcast live. How is this […]