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Sanjay and Craig, Nickelodeon’s eccentric and hilarious new animated series, is exactly the kind of show we love to see on the kids cabler. Forget about all those heart-warming tales of friendship between kids and their pet cats, dogs and ponies. This month, Nickelodeon is going to break the mold [...]
Whereas once animation was the province of a small, but talented group of actors who specialized in voice work––Mel Blanc, June Foray, Daws Butler and Don Messick among others––today one is just as apt to see a major Hollywood A-lister taking a role in an animated project as not. This [...]
There are plenty of animated DVDs to keep toon heads busy this week as we all wait for the arrival of Fox/Blue Sky’s Epic and Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University in theaters. First up, if you missed the third season of The Ricky Gervais Show on HBO (yes, we feel your pain! [...]
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced plans to release a new DVD collection The Smurfs: Smurfs to the Rescue! On July 16, 2013. Fans can enjoy Smurf favorites Papa Smurf, Smurfette, Jokey, Handy, Clumsy, Dreamy and others in a set of six adventures from the classic Hanna-Barbera Saturday morning cartoon series. [...]
Jumping on the recent spotlight on Judge Antonin Scalia, Warner Bros. has announced that it’s going ahead with a new live-action/animated hybrid feature titled Scalia & Snagglepuss: The Adventure Begins. Slated for a summer 2015 release, this delightful family comedy will follow the wacky shenanigans of the longest-serving justice on [...]
Like all professional toonheads, I’m sometimes asked to identify my favorite cartoon character. More specifically, those who know I tend to specialize in the history of Hanna-Barbera often want me to pinpoint my favorite H-B character. I usually reply with a laundry list of characters, saying that there is not [...]
It looks like DC Comics fans will have a blast next weekend (March 29-31) at the WonderCon confab in Anaheim. Warner Bros. Home Ent. plans to bookend the event with the world premiere of the animated feature Superman: Unbound as Friday night’s marquee event, then capping Sunday’s programming with a [...]
The L.A. area’s Van Eaton Galleries is busy preparing an art show tribute to animation legends Hanna-Barbera this spring. The show will kick off April 6 with a free, open to the public artists’ reception from 6-10 p.m. The tribute is open to works in all media, from painting and [...]
Warner Bros. Animation has announced the details about its 2013 Hanna-Barbera Honorship. The program, which was established in 2005, is open to graduating high school seniors enrolling in a college, university or trade school to study animation. Through the Warner Bros. Reach program, one outstanding student is awarded this scholarship and four full-time [...]
January 8th, 2013, just a little over one week away from my setting down these words, will mark the fifth anniversary of the sudden and tragic death of one of the industry’s most unique talents, Iwao Takamoto. It hardly seems like five years have passed, since I rarely go a [...]