Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Sony Plans Monstrously Fun Summer for Prime Members

Amazon Prime members can get their summer started right, embarking on a monster cruise with the Drac Pack with exclusive access to an early showing of Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation! ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: The Deal with the FOX Deal, Seed’s Synesthetic ‘Finger Machines,’ Rodeo Wrangles ‘Jumanji’ FX & More

Comcast’s Fox Bid Would Carry Less Antitrust Risk Than Disney’s, Says Comcast-Backed Expert On the heels of Comcast’s cash offer reveal, Geoffrey Manne (exec director of the nonprofit ... Continue Reading →
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19th Annual Golden Trailer Award Nominees Announced

The Golden Trailer Awards — celebrating outstanding achievement in motion picture and television marketing — announced the nominees for the 19th annual competition. The ... Continue Reading →
Peter Rabbit

‘Peter Rabbit’ Is Sony’s Biggest Non-Bond U.K. Hit

Sony’s Peter Rabbit is hopping way ahead of all its competition in the U.K. The charming CG/live-action hybrid hit the big £38,475,923 (about $54 million) mark on Friday, taking ... Continue Reading →
American Gods

Stuff We Love: April’s Must-Have Books, Discs and Toys

***This feature was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** TROLL-TALLY RAD PARTY PACK With the new Trolls: The Beat Goes On DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
The Meg

Daily News Bytes: ‘Simpsons’ Snubs Apu Doc, ‘The Meg’ Trailer’s Got Bite, Animating ‘Moss’ VR & More

’The Simpsons’ to ‘The Problem with Apu’: Drop Dead Comedian Hari Kondabolu’s insightful documentary on the representation of marginalized groups in media The Problem with ... Continue Reading →
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‘Coco,’ ‘SpongeBob’ Take Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards for Animation

Pixar’s awards season juggernaut Coco and long-running TV toon SpongeBob SquarePants won out in the animation categories of Nickelodeon’s 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards, ... Continue Reading →
2018 Kids' Choice Awards

Nick Kids’ Choice Awards: 8 Animated Features, 6 TV Toons Nominated

Nickelodeon has announced the nominees who will vie for the coveted orange blimps at the 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards, with eight animated features and six animated TV series in competition ... Continue Reading →
Ferdinand

‘Ferdinand,’ ‘Jumanji,’ ‘Last Jedi’ Win at 1st PETA “Oscats” for CG Animals

A new industry recognition with a message has entered the annual awards season, as PETA’s Animals in Film and Television Division has announced the winners of its first-ever Oscats ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Orders Kevin Hart Toon Pilot ‘Lil Kev’

Fox TV network has picked up an animated series pilot inspired by the comedy stylings of comic, actor and producer Kevin Hart, titled Lil Kev. Produced by 20th Century Fox Television ... Continue Reading →