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This New Rick & Morty Short Is Surprisingly Sweet

by Peter Paltridgeon November 22, 2017
Who would have thought the normally hyper-cynical team at the Rick & Morty Factory could pull off a sentimental cartoon? Especially when you consider it revolves around a character whose actual name is “Mr. Poopybutthole”? Poopy was introduced in a second-season episode where a ton of ancillary characters started appearing in the Sanchez/Smith household for […]
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Solo Harley Quinn Cartoon Series In Development At WB

by Peter Paltridgeon November 21, 2017
Has Harley gotten huge enough to support her own series? And where will it be shown? 25 years after Paul Dini and Bruce Timm thought on a whim “let’s make one of the Joker’s minions a woman,” Harley Quinn has taken over the world. Her comic book is one of DC’s top-selling titles, she’s sold […]

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VIZ Media Announces Two New Manga At Anime NYC

by Peter Paltridgeon November 20, 2017
What does VIZ Media have up its sleeve for next year? Two unrevealed manga were added to their release schedule this weekend thanks to Anime NYC…what are they about? The first book, My Hero Academia: Vigilantes, is a spinoff of the popular series by the same name. In a superpowered society, there is nothing ordinary […]
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Watch The First Incredibles 2 Teaser

by Peter Paltridgeon November 18, 2017
Will Pixar’s Coco contain a trailer for Incredibles 2? The answer is a loud YES…..if by “trailer” you meant teaser, so will 52 seconds do? Director Brad Bird (who was responsible for the original) is remaining tight-lipped about the events of Incredibles 2 and so, apparently, is the rest of Pixar. This teaser doesn’t reveal […]

hog & fog

Check Out Jared D. Weiss’s “Hog & Fog”

by Peter Paltridgeon November 17, 2017
What’s animator Jared D. Weiss up to these days? How about oval-shaped pigs and sentient clouds? We’ve featured work by Weiss here before — you may remember the two shorts featuring a white smiling blob named Brazey; they were both by him. He was also responsible for “Transmission,” a full-length short that played in over […]
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EA Removes In-Game Purchases From Star Wars Battlefront II

by Peter Paltridgeon November 16, 2017
Sore about the pay-to-win mechanics forced into Star Wars Battlefront II? We have encouraging news….is EA finally listening? In one of the biggest upsets in modern video game history, Electronic Arts has caved to massive public pressure and removed in-game purchases from Star Wars Battlefront II, hours before the game’s official release. The removal was […]

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Pixar’s Coco Sets All-Time Box Office Record In Mexico

by Peter Paltridgeon November 15, 2017
How will Pixar’s latest film Coco do at the US box office this Thanksgiving? It’s already out somewhere else…what do the results tell us? Coco won’t open in the US for another week, but it premiered in Mexico first — and they ate it up. One Wednesday the animated feature earned over 827 million pesos, […]

Nintendo Could Hire Illumination To Make Mario Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon November 14, 2017
Remember that one news item last year that suggested Nintendo was interested in creating animated movies based on its iconic characters? Normally that’s the kind of announcement that slips into the ether and is never discussed again, but could there actually be momentum this time? Today the Wall Street Journal (article blocked by paywall) reported […]

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The Cartoon Network App Is Now On XBox One

by Peter Paltridgeon November 13, 2017
The Cartoon Network app is great and all, but wouldn’t it be nice to view the on-demand content on something larger than a phone? You can get that wish granted today if you have an XBox One…is all the content available? Cartoon Network announced today they’ve launched a version of the CN App for all […]

Early Justice League Impressions Range From Good To Bad

by Peter Paltridgeon November 10, 2017
It’s the question on everyone’s mind: will the first Justice League movie be worthy of the name? Can WB maintain the momentum gifted to them by last spring’s excellent Wonder Woman movie? Early impressions are coming out now from people who were shown an early screening of the film, and their reactions differ. The following […]