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DreamWorks Animation Absorbed By Comcast

by Peter Paltridgeon April 28, 2016
DreamWorks Animation is finalizing a deal to sell itself to NBC Universal, a division of Comcast, Variety reported today. Shrek, Po the panda, Junior Asparagus and Lassie will all be Comcast brands when the deal closes at the end of 2016. Universal is paying $3.7 billion, which is close to the $3.96 billion Disney paid […]
Steven Universe Returns At Last On May 12

Steven Universe Returns At Last On May 12

by Peter Paltridgeon April 25, 2016
Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe hasn’t seen a new episode since last January. There were rumors that the series wouldn’t resume until June or July, but fortunately those have been proven false by this: a new trailer announcing the return of Steven and the Gems on May 12. It’s a great trailer too. “Something doesn’t feel […]

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Simpsons Writer Reveals Script For Unproduced Prince Episode

by Peter Paltridgeon April 25, 2016
The Simpsons’ third-season opener, “Stark Raving Dad,” centers on Homer being committed to an institution where he meets a man who thinks he’s Michael Jackson — voiced by Michael Jackson. In the DVD commentary for the episode, Mike Reiss mentioned that the man (Leon Kompowsky was his name) would have returned in a sequel episode, […]
New Simpsons Couch Gag Animated By Disney’s Eric Goldberg

New Simpsons Couch Gag Animated By Disney’s Eric Goldberg

by Peter Paltridgeon April 22, 2016
Over the past few seasons, The Simpsons has been lending its couch gag space to guest animators and other creatives. This coming Sunday, a new couch gag will debut animated by Eric Goldberg, who worked on classic 2-D animated Disney movies such as Aladdin. He’s also worked on more recent films such as Wreck-It Ralph […]

Pokemon TV App Now Includes The Latest Season

Pokemon TV App Now Includes The Latest Season

by Peter Paltridgeon April 20, 2016
The Pokemon TV series, now old enough to buy a gun, moved on to its latest season last February, yet the Pokemon TV app had not — until now. That’s why The Pokemon Company sent us this press release informing the masses that episodes from the current season of Pokemon, which is called XYZ, are […]
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Disney Is Already Considering A Jungle Book Sequel

by Peter Paltridgeon April 11, 2016
Disney’s new Jungle Book movie isn’t due out for five days, and already there’s talk of a sequel. Variety is reporting that Disney is so pleased with the results of the finished product, they expect the movie to be an instant success (it’s already earned $28.8 million overseas, and early critical buzz is positive). Directed […]

Go Behind The Production Of “Zootopia” In This Full-Length Documentary

Go Behind The Production Of “Zootopia” In This Full-Length Documentary

by Peter Paltridgeon April 6, 2016
Normally we don’t see this kind of thing until the home video release, but here it is for free (it’s good enough TO wind up on the disc, if it doesn’t something’s wrong). Fusion has released a full-length documentary on the making of Disney’s new hit Zootopia. At 47 minutes in length, you get a […]
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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 […]
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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 […]