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Miller Time

Warner Bros. Animation offers another epic chapter in the history of the Dark Knight, based on Frank Miller’s acclaimed comic. Few graphic novels have had the staying power of Batman: ... Continue Reading →
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Rick Hoberg’s Seriously ‘Amazing Friends’

What’s the classic line…“Everything old is new again?” Nowhere is that more evident than in the world of television. This week I’m thinking of what has happened to the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Game Hits the Web

Activision and Marvel Ent. are launching the new Amazing Spider-Man video game today in North America and on Sept. 26th in Europe. As the official epilogue story to this summer’s ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Nominated ‘Chico & Rita’ Arrives on Home Video

It’s a great week for indie toons on home video, with the release of Chico & Rita and Adventures in Plymptoons! leading the way. Nominated for an Oscar, Chico & Rita (New ... Continue Reading →
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Canceled Selick Movie Prompts $50M Disney Writedown

Canceling production on a stop-motion animated feature directed by Henry Selick will cost the Walt Disney Co. a $50 million write down on its quarterly report. According to the Los ... Continue Reading →
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ABC Greenlights Live-Action ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Pilot

ABC has greenlit a live-action pilot featuring Marvel’s Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate (S.H.I.E.L.D.). Even better, the pilot will be co-written and ... Continue Reading →
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Rejoice! ‘Avengers 2' Has Official Release Date!

Disney announced that the much-hyped sequel to this summer’s Marvel superhero blockbuster, Avengers 2 will be released on May 1, 2015. Fans were happy to learn that Joss Whedon ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ultimate Spider-Man’ Swings to #1

There’s a new star in the Disney XD lineup as Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man animated series has rocketed to record ratings on Disney XD UK. The show is the top-rated animated title ... Continue Reading →
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‘Avengers’ Lifts Disney’s 3Q; Whedon Agrees to Helm Sequel

Avengers is turning out to be a gift to Disney shareholders — one that looks to keep on giving. The studio announced that Joss Whedon will return to write and direct the sequel to ... Continue Reading →
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2012 SIGGRAPH Must-Sees

With the 39th annual conference and exhibit running August 5-9 in the Los Angeles Convention Center, there’s plenty for CG fanatics and technophiles to check out. Here’s our list ... Continue Reading →