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Review: “Strange Hill High (UK Edition)”: Puppet Ghoul School Fun

by Grant Whiteon July 21, 2014
Josh Weinstein is the co-creator and show runner of Strange Hill High, an interesting case of an American industry veteran steering a British production. Many will remember Weinstein working with Bill Oakley to run what is seen by many as the final leg of the ‘golden age’ of The Simpsons. Airing on CBBC (who seem to […]
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MGM Announces CGI/Live-Action Hybrid “Pink Panther” Movie

by Ed Liuon April 1, 2014
Deadline.com reports that MGM will be making a CGI/live-action hybrid movie resurrecting the Pink Panther franchise, drawing influence from both the live-action Blake Edwards films and the Friz Freleng and David DePatie cartoons. Walter Mirisch, executive producer of the live-action films and the TV cartoons, is named as the producer alongside Blake Edwards’ widow Julie […]

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‘Justin and The Knights of Valour’ UK Digital HD Release and Printable Activity Sheets

by Grant Whiteon February 12, 2014
CGI animated family film Justin and The Knights of Valour is now available to download on iTunes in the UK. The film tells the story of Justin, a young man who dreams of reigniting the era of brave knights in his homeland which has since been replaced by one of bureaucrats including his father. Encouraged […]
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Review: “The LEGO Movie” – If You Build It, They Will Come

by Grant Whiteon February 10, 2014
LEGO. Do I really need to say any more? The plastic interlocking building toy has been a favourite of generations of kids, winning awards and hearts in equal measure. Pretty much everyone alive today has fond memories of creative play with the stuff, myself included. So when I heard a big budget LEGO movie was […]

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Review: “The Smurfs 2” – Not Smurfin’ Awful But Not Smurftacular

by SB20xxon December 11, 2013
When The Smurfs live-action/CG animation film was announced, there was a sizable portion of the original show’s fanbase that considered it an abomination. Despite that backlash, it made a ton of money, so it must’ve done something right. I suspect that many of its viewers had never seen the original cartoon, so this was their […]
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PR: UK Animation Powerhouses Team up to make Digby Fly

by Grant Whiteon October 7, 2013
UK Animation Powerhouses Team up to make Digby Fly   Bristol UK – Monday 7th October  – Top UK  animation company, Blue-Zoo has teamed up with Nickelodeon UK as Commissioner and Aardman Animations as rights representative on Digby Dragon, an animated preschool series based on original work from Sally Hunter, creator of the celebrated preschool […]

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Review: “Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror” Reflects Real Emotion

by on October 3, 2012
Oblivion Island: Haruka and The Magic Mirror, is an exciting, colorful fantasy adventure. But it’s also a movie that will resonate strongly with anyone who has ever unexpectedly or tragically lost a loved one. There’s a special kind of guilt that comes along with that kind of loss. It’s the guilt of forgetting. No matter […]
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“Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” Exclusive Clip: “How to Draw a Humming Fish”

by Ed Liuon August 7, 2012
Universal Home Entertainment has given Toonzone the following exclusive video clip from Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, available today on Blu-ray and DVD, as story artist Mark O’Hare shows how to draw a Humming Fish from the movie: Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is available now on Blu-ray and DVD. For more details, check out Toonzone News’ […]

PR: "Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax" Coming to Blu-ray and DVD on August 7, 2012

by Ed Liuon June 5, 2012
BRING HOME THE #1 ANIMATED FILM OF THE YEAR FROM THE CREATORS OF DESPICABLE ME AND THE IMAGINATION OF DR. SEUSS! DR. SEUSS’ THE LORAX AUGUST 7, 2012 (click to enlarge) Plus Get Three Never-Before-Seen Mini Movies Available only on Blu-ray™ Combo Packs for the Ultimate Experience Universal City, California, June 5, 2012 – The […]

Get ReBit by ReBoot Today

by Peter Paltridgeon June 24, 2011
There are bad cartoons. There are passable ones. There are ones that are pretty good. And then there’s that rare cartoon that satisfies you like a good book. The kind of cartoon that makes you recline in your easy chair, take a deep breath and think, “Wow. That was incredible.” ReBoot is one of those […]