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‘South Park,’ ‘Godzilla’ Giants Among Video Releases

Two giants of animation and visual-effects stomp their way home today with major releases for Godzilla and the kids of South Park. South Park: The Complete Seventeenth Season (Paramount, ... Continue Reading →
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AFI to Screen ‘Book of Life’ October 5

The American Film Institute will present a special, free screening of Fox’s supernatural adventure The Book of Life during its Latin American Film Festival, running September ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dragon 2′ Comes to HD Home Video Oct. 21

Make room in your video collection for another Dragon. Fox home entertainment will release Oct. 21 DreamWorks Animation’s hit feature How to Train Your Dragon 2 on Blu-ray and ... Continue Reading →
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Toons Tackle Ice Bucket Challenge

The animated contributions to the ALS Association’s viral Ice Bucket Challenge campaign to raise awareness and funds to fight the disease continue to trickle (to be fair, it takes ... Continue Reading →
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‘Legends of Oz’ Seeks Disc Audience

It was a high-profile flop at the box office when it was released this spring, but Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return (Fox, $29.99, Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy, $22.99 DVD) is ... Continue Reading →
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‘Space Jam’ Producer Tippe Dies at 63

Longtime animation producer Ron Tippe, whose credits include Space Jam and the short Runaway Brain, died Aug. 1 after a lengthy bout with brain cancer. He was 63. Tippe’s career ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Sued Over Homer Simpson Hologram

Hologram USA has filed a lawsuit against 20th Century Fox violating its patents in exhibiting a 3D representation of Homer Simpson during a panel at last month’s Comic-Con. According ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bob’s Burgers’ Tastes Emmy Victory

Bob’s Burgers won the Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program at the 2014 Creative Arts Emmys, presented Aug. 16 in Los Angeles. Bob’s Burgers won for the episode “Mazel ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con: DreamWorks and ‘Star Wars Rebels’

Comic-Con is in full swing, with the animation events robust enough to excite even the most casual of toon fans. But, of course, with a show as big as Comic-Con, there’s no way ... Continue Reading →
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‘Apes’ Still Rules; ‘Planes’ Finishes Third

Apes continued to rule at the box office, while DisneyToon Studios’ animated sequel Planes: Fire & Rescue opened in third place. Fox’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes ... Continue Reading →