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The Ricky Gervais Show returns for its second season on HBO Jan. 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, and to promote the series the network is making the first episode available starting today on HBO.com and on iTunes. Or you can watch it right here: Ep. 14: Clive Warren – Full [...]
Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus and the rest of the Peanuts gang are coming back to animation in Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, an original DVD feature set to be released March 29. The feature is the first new Peanuts special in five years, and tells the tale of [...]
The Force is finally with Blu-ray. Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment made lots of Star Wars fans happy Thursday by announcing plans to release all six films in the saga on high-def Blu-ray disc for the first time. Fans can choose from a three-disc Prequel Trilogy set, a [...]
Just when animation fans thought they could ignore the WGA Awards after they ruled Toy Story 3 ineligible for its feature film prize, the honors have our attention again with the nominees for video game writing. The nominees this year are: Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, Story by Patrice Desilets, Jeffrey Yohalem, Corey [...]
DreamWorks Animation has promoted executive Bill Damaschke to the post of chief creative officer, reports Variety. Damaschke previously was co-president of production for feature animation, and oversaw the studio’s successful 2010 releases: How to Train Your Dragon, Shrek Forever After and Megamind. Those films have grossed more than $1.5 billion [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the seven films that remain in the race for the best visual effects Oscar. They are: Alice in Wonderland Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 Hereafter Inception Iron Man 2 Scott Pilgrim vs the World Tron: Legacy These [...]
The heroes of the DC Universe have long stood against the forces of evil — and now its their sidekicks’ turn to step into the spotlight with Young Justice, a new animated series debuting Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network. The series features youthful DC characters Robin, [...]
DQ Entertainment’s worldwide hit The Jungle Book has found its way into the toy market, signing a deal with U.K.-based Mookie Toys. The exclusive deal gives Mookie toy licensing rights to the property in the U.K., Ireland and the Channel Islands and covers several categories including wheeled bicycles, tri-scooters, tricycles, [...]
Eric Roth is staying on as executive director of the Visual Effects Society Roth, who has been executive director of the group since 2004, is now set to stay in the job through December 2013. Under his tenure, the VES says it has more than doubled its membership to more [...]
Indie distributor A Million Movies a Minute is bringing a unique collection of short animated documentaries to DVD as Animating Reality: A Collection of Short Documentaries. The collection includes 13 award-winning shorts from around the globe that use a broad spectrum of animation techniques from stop-motion to collage to rotoscoping. [...]