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NYCC 2016: “Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir” Panel Summary

by slaion October 10, 2016
The Miraculous NYCC 2016 panel did not disappoint fans of the French-Korean-Japanese magical girl and boy series currently airing on Nicktoons. The big news is that the series has already been renewed for seasons 2 and 3 and will include many surprising revelations, including new users of the remaining 3 Miraculouses that were last seen […]

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Review: “April and the Extraordinary World” Blu-ray – Spectacular Steampunk Sci-Fi

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2016
April and the Extraordinary World (Avril et le monde truqué in the original French)is an absolute delight of a film: a beautifully animated steampunk science fiction adventure that draws on a deep well of visual inventiveness and a near-infinite capacity to surprise and delight. This French film is another international import from GKIDS and just […]
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Review: “Boy and the World” – A Beauty from Brazil

by slaion August 10, 2016
Boy and the World is one of Brazil’s first animated features, earning an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature earlier this year. It showcases the world through the eyes and drawings of a child. We start out in the rainforest jungle, seen through the boy’s eyes at first, which is depicted with simplistic forms, shapes, and an […]

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“Bottersnikes & Gumbles” to Debut on Netflix Worldwide on August 16, 2016

by Ed Liuon July 19, 2016
New CGI Animated Children’s Series Bottersnikes & Gumbles Set to Debut Across International Territories August 16, 2016 New York, July 19, 2016 – Bottersnikes & Gumbles, a new award-winning CGI animated series, is set to make its debut across international territories August 16 on Netflix, the world’s leading internet TV service. 26 episodes will premiere […]

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Review: “Quackerz” Lays an Egg

by Ed Liuon June 15, 2016
One of my fundamental precepts of comedy is that ducks are funny, but Quackerz is an animated feature film that is intent on challenging that idea. This Russian import, now available on American shores via Shout! Factory, is a chaotic and messy affair that baffles more than it amuses, and sometimes came close to offending […]
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PR: Aardman & British Council Announce “Learning Time With Timmy 2” App

by Grant Whiteon April 6, 2016
New app, Learning Time with Timmy 2, keeps consumer feedback at its core to challenge children more. Award-winning studio Aardman and the British Council launch their second app in the Learning Time with Timmy series on Thursday April 7th 2016. The app is designed to develop cognitive skills and English language development in young children, […]

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Cartoon Network UK Draws Fire for Removing Same-Sex Embrace in “Steven Universe”

by Ed Liuon January 7, 2016
Cartoon Network’s United Kingdom affiliate is drawing fire from Steven Universe fans for censoring a same-sex embrace between the two female characters Rose Quartz and Pearl in the episode “We Need to Talk,” replacing it with a recycled reaction shot from the title character’s father. In response to an online petition protesting the edits, Cartoon […]