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Filmmakers Larry and Andy Wachowski, best known as the masterminds behind the $3 billion Matrix trilogy, have been notoriously reclusive when it comes to sharing insights with the press. Neither has granted an interview until now. So who’s getting the big scoop? Time? Newsweek? Animation Magazine? We wish. Larry Wachowski [...]
After becoming a huge star on the big screen, J.R.R. Tolkien’s Gollum is giving something back to the community. The iconic character can be seen extolling the virtues of using water sparingly in The Lord of the Streams, a 90-second Flash-animated parody on Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s web [...]
Nickelodeon’s online division today launched two new web sites as part of the Dot Kids Act, established in 2002 to ensure safe spaces on the Internet for children under 13. The new web destinations, www.nick.kids.us for kids and www.nickjr.kids.us for parents and preschoolers, join existing sites www.nick.com and www.nickjr.com, and [...]
Atom Films has posted the finalists in this year’s official Star Wars Fan Film Awards. Among the crop of 20 fan-produced spoofs and tributes are many animated entries, incuding Adam Hasting’s Barn Wars, in which the climactic battle from Phantom Menace is reenacted by chickens on a farm. Other animated [...]
Fans of the classic anime series Star Blazers and Yamato can now get their fix online. Video-on-demand (VOD) service Movielink (www.Movielink.com), through a deal with trademark and copyright owner Voyager Ent., is offering select installments of the groundbreaking properties for download. Star Blazers, originally produced in Japan in 1974 under [...]
Movielink (www.Movielink.com), a broadband video-on-demand (VOD) service, has acquired rights to carry all 52 episodes of the classic Speed Racer animated television series. The license was acquired from Speed Racer Enterprises. The Speed Racer episodes offered on Movielink will be packaged together and rented as 1 ‘ to two-hour segments. [...]
Fans of the old Seinfeld series know that the show’s lead character Jerry (played by Jerry Seinfeld) was obsessed with Superman. It seems that Jerry’s preoccupation with the Man of Steel is continuing in the post-Seinfeld years. Back in March, visitors to the American Express website (www.americanexpress.com/jerry) were treated to [...]
Aardman Animations may be best known for its Oscar-winning Wallace & Gromit shorts and the hit feature Chicken Run, but a little something called Angry Kid has been building its own fan base. Those devotees will be happy to learn that another series of shorts debuts online today. Available exclusively [...]
Lucasfilm today opened the virtual doors of its first online store with the launch of StarWarsShop.com. The site features an extensive selection of exclusive Star Wars collectibles and memorabilia such as artwork, statues, books, stationary, clothing, toys and video games. Among the best sellers listed on StarWarsShop.com are exclusive products [...]
Broadband video-on-demand service Movielink (www.Movielink.com) has launched a new Cartoon Classics section on its website through a licensing agreement with Classic Media and its affiliate, Bullwinkle Studios. The deal will make more than 350 half-hours of vintage cartoon programming available for download. Under the terms of the agreement, consumers can [...]