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“Hanna-Barbera Diamond Collection” Coming to DVD and Digital in Summer 2017

by Ed Liuon June 26, 2017
WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT CELEBRATES 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF HANNA-BARBERA ANIMATION STUDIO WITH RELEASE OF THE DIAMOND COLLECTION ON DVD AND DIGITAL THIS SUMMER Ultimate Anniversary Catalog Features over 70 Seasons of the Most Beloved Animated Series including The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Scooby-Doo, Yogi Bear and Many More! Rollout Includes New Digital Content, Celebratory Repackaging, Free […]

UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce March Highlights

by Grant Whiteon February 28, 2016
Transformers: Robots in Disguise races back onto screens weekends at 7:30am from 5th March as Bumblebee, Strongarm, Sideswipe and their allies continue their fight to protect Earth from Decepticon criminals. Monday 14th at 5pm sees the premiere of Adventure Time: Stakes, a new four night long mini series focussing on the popular vampire Marceline. From […]

Get Out The U-Haul: Smurfs Moving To 2016

by Alex Beanon May 2, 2014
The third film in the “Smurfs” film franchise has been moved back a year to 2016 by Sony. The third film in the series is reported to be a new look at the concept and is neither a sequel nor a prequel. The Untitled Smurfs Movie was moved out of 2015 and now is is […]

Sony Animation Announces Upcoming Film Slate: “Hotel Transylvania 2,” “Popeye,” New Genndy Tartakovsky Film, All-Animated “Smurfs”

by Ed Liuon March 12, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter covers Sony Pictures Animation’s announcements of upcoming films. Genndy Tartakovsky (Hotel Transylvania, Samurai Jack) is poised to be the company’s go-to director, helming Hotel Transylvania 2 for a September 25, 2015 release, followed by Popeye in 2016. The report also reveals a new project tentatively titled Genndy Tartakovsky’s Can You Imagine? which […]

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

by Classic Speedyon 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 […]

PR: Cartoon Network Presents All-New Holiday Episodes and 24-Hours of Classic Christmas Specials

by spidey4545on November 25, 2013
Cartoon Network Presents All-New Holiday episodes and 24-Hours of Classic Christmas Specials Annoying Orange and Teen Titans Go! To Premiere Holiday Episodes Countdown to Regular Show New Year’s Eve Special 24-Hours of Favorite Holiday Specials and Movies Beginning on Christmas Eve at 6 a.m. (ET, PT) It’s time to laugh as if you had a belly full of jelly and enjoy that […]

Review: “The Legend of Smurfy Hollow” Charms; “Slugterra: Slug Power!” Stumbles

by Ed Liuon September 11, 2013
I’ll admit that the Smurfs aren’t my favorite characters in the world, either in their original comic book or later animated forms. I like them fine, for the most part, and while I may like things like “The Purple Smurfs” or one of their holiday specials, I think I still tend to approach all things […]
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Jonathan Winters 1925-2013

by Dan Collinson April 12, 2013
The Hollywood Reporter reports that actor and comedian Jonathan Winters passed away Thursday in his home in Montecito, California of natural causes.  He was 87. Winters was best known for playing a series of characters including Maude Frickert.  His movie roles included It’s A Mad Mad Mad Mad World, The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!, […]

PR: “The Smurfs: Smurfs to the Rescue” Available on DVD July 16, 2013

by Ed Liuon April 5, 2013
THE SMURFS: SMURFS TO THE RESCUE! AVAILABLE JULY 16, 2013 FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT FEATURES SIX CAPTIVATING CARTOONS FROM THE HIT ANIMATED SERIES THE SMURFS DVD will be released during the summer of Smurfs! BURBANK, CA (April 3, 2013) – Get set for “super-Smurfy” fun this summer! Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) is set […]

Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: Fourth Salvo – Ty, Tomy, Jakks Pacific

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]