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Nickelodeon and Shakira present Dora the Explorer in World School Day Adventure
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Nickelodeon and Shakira present Dora the Explorer in World School Day Adventure

Whenever there’s a teamup of creative powerhouses, we know we’re in for something good. This time, we’re grouping together Nickelodeon, Simon & Schuster, singer and songwriter Shakira, and of course Dora the Explorer on a brand new book for Dora, World School Day Adventure. Released as part of the year-long 10th anniversary celebration, this is the first hardcover book ...

Fantasia and Fantasia 2000 coming to a 4-disc Blu-ray and DVD combo pack November 30
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Fantasia and Fantasia 2000 coming to a 4-disc Blu-ray and DVD combo pack November 30

On November 30th, fans of animation and music alike are getting an early holiday gift – doesn’t hurt if you’re a fan of DVD and Blu-ray collections, either! On that Tuesday, you’ll be able to own the 4-disc Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack of Fantasia and Fantasia 2000. Both films famously broke the boundaries of imagination, tying together famous, classical pieces of music ...

Aardman Animations helps celebrate Arthur Christmas
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Aardman Animations helps celebrate Arthur Christmas

How does Santa manage to go from house to house, all over the world, in just a single night? Well, that’s a question asked for ages that Aardman Animations hopes to answer in their upcoming holiday special, Arthur Christmas. Along with Sony Pictures Imageworks, Aardman reveals how Santa utilizes an ultra high tech operation beneath the North Pole, complete with a huge army of high-tech ...

Green Lantern: The Animated Series in development
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Green Lantern: The Animated Series in development

Though we have to wait until the spring of 2012 to get a real feel of the upcoming Green Lantern: The Animated Series, folks at Cartoon Network have recently handed out a few early looks at the project to keep us happy! Included amongst the details are a number of renderings, showing Hal Jordan, Kilowag, Atrocitus, the Guardians, Salaak, Zilius Zox, and a number of other all-stars we’ve ...

Sonic Colors has Sonic the Hedgehog back in business for SEGA
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Sonic Colors has Sonic the Hedgehog back in business for SEGA

He’s blue and he’s fast. For most, that would be enough. But for Sonic, he also demand having one of the best video game franchises out there. For the past few years, he’s been a tad off on this quest, with a few too many lackluster hits. But with the recent launch of Sonic the Hedgehog 4, and now the Nintendo Wii’s Sonic Colors, it looks like SEGA could have a big ...

Cartoon Network preps FireBreather for November 24
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Cartoon Network preps FireBreather for November 24

Duncan isn’t exactly like the other kids at his school. Well, OK, maybe he’s half like them. The other half? Dragon, of course! Yes, Duncan is a half-dragon being, with all of the responsibilities and wits of his human mother, and all of the abilities and powers of his Kaiju father. So that means having super strength and the ability to breathe fire, but it also means having to ...

Mattel and MGA Entertainment continue the battle for Bratz
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Mattel and MGA Entertainment continue the battle for Bratz

Maybe you thought it was over. Maybe you thought it was safe to go back into the water. But, apparently, the battle between MGA Entertainment and Mattel for the rights to the Bratz is never-ending! The most recent ruling int he case by a federal judge gave MGA the right to a new trial on every issue between the two companies. Prior to that, Mattel won a huge battle, reclaiming ownership of ...

Reviving Rapunzel, Disney straightens Tangled for theaters
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Reviving Rapunzel, Disney straightens Tangled for theaters

A few weeks from now, on November 24th, it’ll be all about hair – long beautiful ha-air! – as Walt Disney Animation Studios brings Tangled to the big screen. The story is a re-telling of the classic tale Rapunzel, where a damsel with oodles of hair is trapped in a high tower until it grows long enough that she can escape with it. Well, that’s the original story, at ...

Megamind dominates box office for DreamWorks
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Megamind dominates box office for DreamWorks

DreamWorks pulled out another winner! This weekend, the latest CG animated toon to hit the big screen walked away with the prize as the box office crowned Megamind. The action adventure flick from DreamWorks Animation takes the traditional comic book super hero story line and twists it on its side, pitting the famed super villain in the heroic role. The result? Millions of fans flocking to ...

DC Showcase presents Superman/Shazam: The Return Of Black Adam
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DC Showcase presents Superman/Shazam: The Return Of Black Adam

On November 9th, Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Home Video will debut the DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection, a series of animated shorts featuring favorite heroes from DC Comics. The Blu-Ray and DVD set will compile the first four animated adventures, in a series that plans to produce many more shorts. Three of the shorts initially appeared as special ...

Will Cartoon Network's Thundercats go Snarfless
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Will Cartoon Network’s Thundercats go Snarfless

When Cartoon Network first became a mainstream powerhouse a few years back, it was famous for airing toons a decade or two off the air. This included many classics, and cult classics, from the 80s and 90s, like Voltron, G.I. Joe, Transformers and more. One such toon, apparently, had such a major impact on creators and producers that they’re deep into development of reviving the ...

Toy Story 3 Blu-ray and DVD Review
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Toy Story 3 Blu-ray and DVD Review

Seems like just a few months ago, we were hyping the release of Toy Story 3 in theaters. …oh wait, it was! Alright, fine. Seems like just a few months ago, we were reviewing Toy Story and Toy Story 2 on Blu-ray. …wait a tick, that’s true, too! Huh. Well, could it possibly be true that we’re now reviewing the amazingly perfect Toy Story 3 Blu-ray for our reading ...

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