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Total War: Attila Tackles Scourge Of God

Total War: Attila Tackles Scourge Of God

by Alex Beanon February 16, 2015
PC video game “Total War: Attila” uses a combination of gameplay footage and live-action re-enactments to give you the story behind the notorious Attila the Hun…
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Golden Globes Changes Animation Category Rules

by Alex Beanon August 5, 2014
The Hollywood Foreign Press – which operates the annual Golden Globe Awards – has changed the eligibility rules for its animation categories. The first major rule change was defining what constituted an “animated” movie and the Golden Globes settled on a film having to be at least 75% animated – where “the work is done […]

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Dragon Ball Z Live-Action Trailer

by Alex Beanon July 30, 2014
Funimation employed the services of low-budget comedy skitsters Mega64 [Rocco Botte, Derrick Acosta, Shawn Chatfield] to perform a live-action version of the upcoming animated “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods” due to hit theaters August 5, 2014 and the results are below and somebody skipped Level Nine…
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Disney Bringing Dumbo Back To Life

by Alex Beanon July 9, 2014
The Disney classic “Dumbo” is set to fly again – this time as a live-action feature film – written by Ehren Kruger [who has written most of the “Transformers” feature film franchise]. “Dumbo” was released in 1941 with a whopping $950,000 budget but pulled in $1.6 million at the box office [approximately $26 million today]. […]

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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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Disney’s Bad Kids Surface In Magical Kingdom

by Alex Beanon December 13, 2013
Whatever happened – or what would happen – if all those evil villains in the Disney movies throughout the years had kids and, quite predictably, those kids weren’t so nice. Well, they might get a second chance at making nice at Disney Prep School in “The Descendants”, the new live-action original movie that will be […]

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Review: "The Smurfs 2" - Not Smurfin' Awful But Not Smurftacular

by Dr. Daedaluson 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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Disney Returns To The Jungle

by Alex Beanon November 8, 2013
Disney is in negotiations with director Jon Favreau to oversee a live-action remake of “The Jungle Book”, based on the famous Rudyard Kipling novel. Favreau, who has directed “Elf” as well as the first two “Iron Man” films in that franchise, has mentioned that this remake of the film will incorporate more “mythic elements” and […]

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Star Blazers On Course For Live Action Remake

by Alex Beanon October 30, 2013
The 1979 anime classic, “Star Blazers” has moved one step closer to a live-action remake with the announcement that screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie will also direct the anticipated film. The anime series voice-starred Eddie Allen [Dash Jordan] and Michael Bertolini [Homer Glitchman] and ran for 77 episodes in 1979 as it followed the crew of the […]
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Will Arnett Joins TMNT Cast As Good Human, Bad Human Or Rat

by Alex Beanon April 3, 2013
The cast of the live-action/CG hybrid film version of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” is mostly cast with Megan Fox as April O’Neil [the Turtles’ human female friend] and Alan Ritchson, Pete Ploszek, Jeremy Howard and Noel Fisher as the Turtles themselves. Now you can add Will Arnett to the mix – though just where you […]