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Review: “Secret of the Wings” is Genuine Magic for the “Tinker Bell” Series

by Ed Liuon November 2, 2012
I’m sure that Teenaged Ed would be horrified to learn that Adult Ed would actively look forward to Disney’s Tinker Bell direct-to-video movies. However, Teenaged Ed was an idiot about a lot of things and this would be one of them. While the latest installment, Secret of the Wings comes a year behind schedule, the […]
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Disney’s “Secret of the Wings” Debuts at Top Spot of Home Video Sales Charts

by Ed Liuon November 1, 2012
Walt Disney Studio’s direct-to-video movie Secret of the Wings premiered in the top spot on both the Nielsen VideoScan FirstAlert chart and the dedicated Blu-ray sales chart in its debut week (ending October 28, 2012). The new movie joins the other three Tinker Bell movies in being a top seller, with the franchise selling millions […]

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Ottumwa, IA Declares November 2, 2012, “Wreck-It Ralph” Day; Interviews with John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, & Director Rich Moore

by Ed Liuon October 31, 2012
In advance of the release of Wreck-It Ralph on Friday, November 2, 2012, Ottumwa, Iowa, has declared that date to be “Wreck-It Ralph Day,” as part of the town’s celebrations of video game culture throughout the decades. A ribbon-cutting and cake-cutting ceremony will be held on November 1, 2012, at 11:15 PM. Elsewhere, interviews have […]
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Disney Acquires Lucasfilm for $4.05 Billion; New “Star Wars” Movie Coming in 2015

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2012
The Walt Disney Company has acquired Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion in a cash and stock deal, acquiring the rights to the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, along with the Industrial Light & Magic effects house, LucasArts video game studio, and Skywalker Sound. Also announced in the deal is a new Star Wars movie coming […]

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LewToons Video: Toon News, Episode 1

by Eileen Cruzon October 26, 2012
Chad from LewToons has started a new feature on his Twitter in which he’ll be rounding up some of his favorite recent articles from our site and Facebook page. New episodes will come out approximately twice a month. In Episode #1 of Toon News, Chad discusses the Powerpuff Girls Doujinshi, PETA vs. Pokemon, Studio Ghibli’s […]
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Russell Means, Native American Activist and Actor, 1939 – 2012

by Ed Liuon October 25, 2012
Native American activist Russell Means passed away at his ranch in South Dakota on Monday, October 22, 2012, at the age of 72 from esophageal cancer. Means rose to national attention in the 1970’s as the leader of the American Indian Movement in a series of theatrical protests to call attention to poverty and discrimination […]

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PR: “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” & “Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.” Set to Premiere on Marvel Universe on Disney XD

by Ed Liuon October 16, 2012
TWO SMASHING ANIMATED SERIES, “MARVEL’S AVENGERS ASSEMBLE” AND “HULK AND THE AGENTS OF S.M.A.S.H.,” SET TO PREMIERE ON MARVEL UNIVERSE ON DISNEY XD   Voice Casts Include Adrian Pasdar, Eliza Dushku and Seth Green Disney XD will premiere two highly anticipated animated series on the Marvel Universe programming block, “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” and “Hulk and the Agents […]

NYCC 2012: “Randy Cunningham” Entertains; “Slugterra” Continues in Disney Animation Upswing

by Ed Liuon October 15, 2012
On the last day of New York Comic Con 2012, Disney ran a special screening of two animated premieres: the Halloween episode of Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja and the first episode of the two-part season premiere of Slugterra, which airs today, October 15, 2012, at 3:30 PM (ET/PT). There was also a brief Q&A […]

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“Frankenweenie” Disappoints in Debut Weekend with $11.5M Box Office; “Hotel Transylvania” Adds $26.3M

by Ed Liuon October 8, 2012
This past weekend’s estimated box office results held good news for Sony Animation’s Hotel Transylvania and disappointment for Disney’s Frankenweenie. Hotel Transylvania showed continuing strength with $26.3 million in ticket sales (estimated), placing it in the #2 box office spot behind Fox’s Taken 2 and representing a 38% drop from its premiere weekend for a […]
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PR: Platform International Animation Festival Makes Los Angeles Debut on October 26-28, 2012

by Ed Liuon October 3, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2012 PLATFORM INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL MAKES ITS LOS ANGELES DEBUT OCTOBER 26-28, 2012 The festival celebrates animation from the past, present and future with a diverse slate of programs and events at REDCAT in downtown Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA — PLATFORM, the internationally acclaimed animation festival, is hosting a […]