Posts Tagged ‘The Smurfs’
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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 […]

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 […]

Jonathan Winters

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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: Sony Pictures Animation Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Retrospective Film Series/Screening of “Hotel Transylvania”

by Ed Liuon August 28, 2012
SONY PICTURES ANIMATION CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY WITH RETROSPECTIVE FILM SERIES AND EXCLUSIVE SCREENING OF HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA Partnership with ASIFA-Hollywood and Animation Magazine Puts Spotlight on First Decade of Productions; Screenings include Filmmaker Reunions, Rare Footage and Giveaways Culver City, CA, August 27, 2012 – The 10th anniversary celebration of Sony Pictures Animation (SPA) continues with […]


Review: “The Smurfs and the Magic Flute” – No Magic Here

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2012
The Smurfs were a European phenomenon long before they were a success story as American collectibles and iconic Saturday morning TV stars. They were introduced in a comic album titled The Flute with Six Holes, as supporting characters in Peyo’s quasi-medieval comics about a brave knight named Johan and his loyal and diminutive squire Peewit. […]