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Elton John Puts On Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

by Alex Beanon February 5, 2014
Legendary pop star Sir Elton John may have another animated hit on his hands as his company, Rocket Films, has signed on to produce an animated version of the wildly popular Broadway play “Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”. The Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice-created play is the latest project for John, whose company also produced […]

Review: “Justice League: War” – War is Hell

by Ed Liuon February 5, 2014
Considering that it’s based on a comic book that I dislike from first principles, I enjoyed Justice League: War more than I thought I would. However, while the movie definitely betters the comic in multiple ways, some of the changes introduce flaws of their own and the movie ultimately fails to achieve escape velocity from […]

PR: Nicktoons Rolls Out Season 2 of Rob Dyrdek’s “Wild Grinders” on February 5, 2014

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2014
NICKTOONS ROLLS OUT SEASON TWO OF SKATEBOARD PRO ROB DYRDEK’S ANIMATED COMEDY SERIES, WILD GRINDERS, WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5, AT 8:30 P.M. (ET) Guest Voices Include Professional Skateboarders Ryan Sheckler, Nyjah Huston, Chris Cole and Paul Rodriguez NEW YORK – Feb. 4, 2013 – Nicktoons is set to launch season two of the kickin’ animated series […]

PR: NYICFF Announces Complete 2014 Slate

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2014
NEW YORK INT’L CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES COMPLETE 2014 SLATE **** TICKETS ON SALE STARTING, FEBRUARY 3 EVENT RUNS MARCH 7-30 OSCAR®-QUALIFYING FEST FOR BEST ANIMATED & LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM 30,000 EXPECTED FOR 100+ SHORT AND FEATURE FILMS **** NYICFF 2014 PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS: AMAZONIA – OPENING NIGHT, US PREMIERE MUPPETS SING-A-LONG – LIVE EVENT […]

Arthur Rankin Jr., Rankin/Bass Co-Founder, 1924 – 2014

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2014
The Royal Gazette of Bermuda reported that Arthur Rankin, Jr. passed away at his home by Harrington Sound on January 31, 2014, at the age of 90. Rankin was half of the famed Rankin-Bass duo, which produced some of the best beloved animated Christmas TV specials of all time, including Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Frosty […]

PR: Turner Broadcasting Announces Strategic Changes/Expansions to Animation, Kids & Young Adult Networks

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2014
Turner Broadcasting Announces Strategic Changes/Expansions to its Portfolio of Animation, Kids and Young Adult Networks Adult Swim to Expand On-Air Programming Line-up to 8 p.m. on March 31 Cartoon Network Stays On with Original Animated Shorts, Series and Games for Digital Consumption Boomerang to be Aligned Globally as a Family Co-Viewing Network Officially Available to […]

Archer Vice – House Call – Season 5, Episode 4

by Alex Beanon February 4, 2014
Synopsis: An all in-house episode this week as nobody – except Ron – leaves historic Tunt Manor. Pam continues her cocaine binge and nearly finishes off all the illicit coke while Carol/Cheryl gets turned into country singer wannabe Cherlene via a brain chip implanted by – who else? – Krieger. Details: Pam is still addicted […]

Free Birds Liberated On Blu-ray and DVD This Week

by Alex Beanon February 3, 2014
The Thanksgiving season gave us “Free Birds” and now the turkeys return for seconds with their release on Blu-ray and DVD this week. The animated comedy voice-starring Owen Wilson and Woody Harrelson as two turkeys who strive to get turkey off the Thanksgiving menu has several extras including behind-the-scenes animation of the film and a […]