Posts Tagged ‘The Simpsons’
-
LATEST ARTICLES
 

"Simpsons" Swept Up in More Controversy

by Maxie Zeuson April 16, 2008
The Simpsons is caught up in more controversy in South America, with Argentine politicians criticizing a recent episode that refers to former dictatorships, Variety reports. In a recent episode, a character refers to “disappearances” under the government of Juan Peron: “When he disappeared you, you stayed disappeared.” Variety notes that “disappearances” of that nature were […]

"The Simpsons Movie" DVD: Great Film, Great DVD

by Ed Liuon December 26, 2007
If you pay attention to the average Wall Street analyst covering the Hollywood beat, you’ll know that two things are true in Hollywood: 1. Cartoons are just for kids 2. Audiences aren’t interested in 2-D, hand-drawn animation any more. This explains why the adult-themed, hand-drawn Simpsons Movie was one of this year’s rare summer blockbusters […]

Toon Zone Interviews Pamela Hayden on Being Millhouse for "The Simpsons"

by Ed Liuon December 20, 2007
At The Simpsons Movie DVD Release event in Bryant Park, New York City, Toon Zone News got the chance to sit down briefly with the funny and charming Pamela Hayden, the voice actress who provides the voice of Milhouse, Rod Flanders, Sarah Wiggum, Janey Powell, and several other supporting characters on the show. We are […]

Homer, Charlie Brown, and Cartman on "Top 100 TV Icons" List

by Ed Liuon November 14, 2007
Viacom’s TV Land and Entertainment Weekly have published their “Top 100 Greatest TV Icons and Legends” list (Numbers 51-100 and Numbers 1-50 at TVLand.com, and the Entertainment Weekly article). Included on the list are South Park‘s Cartman at #84, Peanuts‘ Charlie Brown at #57, and The Simpsons‘ Homer Simpson at #9. Beyond the usual differences […]

"The Simpsons Movie": Ay Caramba, It's a Winner!

by Dr. Daedaluson July 29, 2007
I’ve been a Simpsons fan for as long as I can remember. I first saw it when I was probably five or six. (If I recall correctly, it was “The Call of the Simpsons”, back when it first aired). I’ve been a big fan ever since and have seen each episode countless times, whether in […]

Mike Scully and Matt Groening Talk "Simpsons"; Movie Debuts in VT

by Ed Liuon July 23, 2007
Interviews and articles are increasing in advance of The Simpsons Movie‘s premiere this Friday, July 27, 2007. Animated Shorts at Newsarama has interviewed Simpsons producer Mike Scully on the long process of creating the movie and the likelihood of another one. Meanwhile, LA Weekly has published an extensive interview/profile with Matt Groening, covering the complete […]

Animated Shorts interviews Marsha Wallace, voice of Edna Crabapple

by Weathermanon July 6, 2007
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts section has posted an interview with Marsha Wallace, the voice for Edna Crabapple of The Simpsons. In the interview she discusses her work on The Bob Newhart Show, The Simpsons and some of the other television and film work she has done over here almost 40 year carrer. [source: http://forum.newsarama.com/showthread.php?t=119288 ]

A Note of Recognition for....the Top 5 Mothers in Animation

by Ed Liuon May 13, 2007
In honor of Mother’s Day, the staff of Toon Zone News decided to put together a list of the top 5 animated mothers. This turned out to be a surprisingly challenging task. Single-parent families and orphans appear with great regularity in animation, and those parental figures that do make it into the final products are […]

Springfields Across America Compete for "Simpsons Movie" Premiere

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2007
Sixteen different towns named Springfield have been selected by Fox to compete to host the premiere of the Simpsons Movie in July. The towns will be judged based on short-film entries that profile each town and its links to the animated Simpsons’ home town. (via Internet Movie Database Daily Briefing)

Matt Groening Interviewed by "The Wave" on "Simpsons" on Big- and Small-Screen

by Ed Liuon March 8, 2007
The Wave magazine has interviewed Matt Groening about The Simpsons, both the weekly TV show and the big-screen movie coming this summer. Groening tackles questions on whether the show’s best days are behind it and how the crew avoided making the movie “three episodes strung together.” (via Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat)