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Disney 21st Century Fox

Disney Acquires 21st Century Fox in $52.4 Billion Stock Deal

by Ed Liuon December 14, 2017
The Walt Disney Company has announced the acquisition of 21st Century Fox in a $52.4 billion stock deal, bringing The Simpsons, the Ice Age franchise, and James Cameron’s Avatar under the same umbrella as Mickey Mouse, Star Wars, and Marvel. It also promises to bring Marvel’s X-Men, Fantastic Four, and Deadpool movie franchises in the […]
Ferdinand

Review: “Ferdinand” – Are Those Flowers I Smell or Something Else?

by Ed Liuon December 14, 2017
The Story of Ferdinand easily earns its place in the canon of classic children’s literature, due to Munro Leaf’s gentle, unobtrusive message mated to Robert Lawson’s delightfully expressive illustrations. The book is wonderful but exceptionally short (and was already successfully adapted as an animated short film by no less than Walt Disney two years after […]

Golden Globe

2018 Golden Globe Nominees Announced; “Coco,” “Ferdinand” Lead Animated Nominees

by Ed Liuon December 12, 2017
The nominees list for the 2018 Golden Globes has been released, with Disney/Pixar’s Coco and 20th Century Fox/Blue Sky Studios’ Ferdinand leading the animated productions with two nominations each. The full list of categories with something animated in contention are: Best Original Song, Motion Picture “Home” — Ferdinand “Mighty “River” — Mudbound “Remember Me” — […]

marvel rising

Announcing Marvel Rising, A New Animated Series

by Peter Paltridgeon December 7, 2017
What are Marvel and Disney about to unleash with their new animated franchise dubbed Marvel Rising? Who’s starring in the series and what can we expect from it? Marvel announced the project today and described as a ” multi-platform animation franchise,” meaning its characters will have adventures on television, in movies and in web shorts. […]

Digimon Adventure Tri Confession

Review: “Digimon Adventure Tri: Confession” is Still a Digital Delight

by Neo Yion December 5, 2017
Digimon Adventure Tri has been a standout set of films so far, able to continue from the original anime series, Digimon Adventure, and further develop its central cast. Previously children in Digimon Adventure, the original eight Digidestined are now older and prone to grown-up decisions. Tri’s reoccurring theme of change and adulthood is once again […]
frozen

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure To Be Pulled From Screenings Of Coco

by Peter Paltridgeon December 4, 2017
Still haven’t seen Pixar’s amazing Coco? Do you have plans to arrive 20 minutes late to avoid that infamous short you’ve heard about? You can relax…the short’s gone. In 2016 a Frozen TV special was announced revolving around Olaf and set to air during the 2017 Yuletide season. Earlier this year the decision was made […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2017 – Dan Green & Eric Stuart ‘Yu-Gi-Oh!’ Panel

by Grant Whiteon December 3, 2017
On the opening Friday of MCM London, star voice actors Dan Green (Yugi) and Eric Stuart (Kaiba) took to the stage to discuss Yu-Gi-Oh! and their careers in general. Asked if they were familiar with the series prior to working on it, Stuart revealed that he was actually asked to be the voice director prior […]

Adult Swim Releases an Unaired Scene from Rick and Morty Season 3

by slaion December 2, 2017
In lieu of the holidays and season 4, which is months away, Adult Swim has released an unaired scene from Rick and Morty‘s 3rd season finale for the end credits featuring Mr. Poopybutthole with the following caption. Enjoy these warm and squishy moments as we explore all that Mr. Poopybutthole has to be thankful for.