Just in time for the Memorial weekend, fanboy favorite Bryan Singer announced...
Super Bowl fans who tuned in last Sunday solely for the commercials were treated to an “extended look” at the upcoming summer tentpole blockbuster Iron Man 3, on which Marvel Studios and The Walt Disney Company are dropping gazillions of dollars. Paradoxically, watching it, I was instead reminded of Iron [...]
This week marks the 52nd anniversary of the premiere of The Yogi Bear Show on television, and it would seem that the smarter-than-the-average bear is busier now than he has been in decades. The 2010 feature Yogi Bear turned out to be a box office hit, and next year will [...]
I am writing this week’s blog on the day that President Barack Obama is being sworn in for his second term. What has that to do with the Toon Trenches? Outwardly, nothing, except for a comment made by a radio pundit covering the event, as to how no newly inaugurated president [...]
At a time when yet another national fistfight…um, I mean, debate…is heating up over who is responsible for the horrific gun violence in this country, one of the usual suspects has again come under scrutiny: the entertainment industry. In particular, that section of the entertainment industry targeted (so to speak) [...]
Not every successful animated series goes on to become an enduring classic. To put it another way, anyone remember when Rugrats was the hottest thing on TV and one of the hottest licensing properties around? Later this month Shout! Factory will release its third season-based DVD set of Hey, Arnold!, [...]