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Pixar's Toy Story 3 earns Disney another spot in the $1 billion club
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Pixar’s Toy Story 3 earns Disney another spot in the $1 billion club

Not only are the toys back in town, the toys are in the money! Just last week, Pixar’s Toy Story 3 became the highest grossing animated film of all time, besting DreamWorks Animations’ Shrek 2. A few weeks before that, the Disney film crossed the $400 million dollar mark. Now, the box office receipts make it official, as Toy Story 3 moves into the incredibly exclusive $1 billion ...

Disney releases The Black Cauldron: 25th Anniversary Special Edition
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Disney releases The Black Cauldron: 25th Anniversary Special Edition

In 1985, there was no Toy Story. There was no Finding Nemo, no Beauty and the Beast, no Incredibles, no Lion King, no Cars, no Little Mermaid. The heyday of the Disney Studio had passed into a bit of a darker time, perhaps best documented in the early parts of the Waking Sleeping Beauty documentary. However, the time was not without its stories, and Disney was still hard at work on their ...

Computers and Cartoons join with Dell Inspiron Mini Nickelodeon Edition
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Computers and Cartoons join with Dell Inspiron Mini Nickelodeon Edition

It’s a computer. It’s a cartoon powerhouse. It’s both! Nickelodeon and Dell have put together something truly awesome, and it might be the best way yet to get your folks to buy you a laptop! The new Dell Inspiron Mini Nickelodeon Edition (available through Dell and Walmart) is designed specifically for fans of the cartoon giant – even featuring Nick’s trademark ...

Topsy Turvy turns the gaming world on its side
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Topsy Turvy turns the gaming world on its side

The premise is straight forward. You walk around, using the LEFT and RIGHT arrow keys to move. You jump with the UP key, and interact with objects using SPACE. But… then the game flips all around on you, and I mean literally! In Topsy Turvy, you control the environment as much as you control your character. The idea takes similar cues from mind-bending games like the Nintendo ...

The Hive hits Playhouse Disney in 2011
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The Hive hits Playhouse Disney in 2011

Down in Honeybee Hive, Pappa Bee, Mamma Bee, Buzzbee, and Rubee live a regular normal life. Well, for bees. Not unlike DreamWorks Animations’ A Bee Movie, the world of The Hive is a fast and furious look at human-like insects, ready to take to the sky in black and yellow patterns. And thanks to the family and their friends Miss Ladybird, Katypillar, Willy the Wasp, and Queen Bee, the ...

Action Dad is Showcase for Kids' counter to traditional family fun
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Action Dad is Showcase for Kids’ counter to traditional family fun

Liz Ramsey and her brother Mick have a seemingly normal life. Well, normal, except that their dad is a super secret action hero. Oh, and also, their mom is a super secret villain! Yes, the beloved married couple of Chuck Ramsey and Angela Ramsey includes a bit of chaos, with the two each working for competing agencies – S.H.H.H.H. (Super Hush Hush High-octane Heroics & ...

Check out the new game Build the Bridge
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Check out the new game Build the Bridge, live Pixar’s Toy Story 3

Use your mouse. Use your brain. Use your …bridge! Remember the opening moments of Toy Story 3, when Buzz, Jessie, and Woody did their best to escape the clutches of Mr. Potato Head and his millions of monkeys? Well, much of that scene depended upon the gang saving the train, barreling it’s way towards a bridge-less gap. Imagine how much easier that would have been if you could ...

KidsCo and Inspidea introduce the world to Boo & Me
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KidsCo and Inspidea introduce the world to Boo & Me

One continual enemy in the world of cartoons is Poachers. Whether its hunters in Tarzan, or the trackers from Princess and the Frog, cartoon audiences dislike any form of capturing animals. Thus, we can easily and instantly sympathize with Boo, a new orangutan character created by KidsCo and Inspidea in the upcoming animated series Boo & Me. We learned of the early stages of this series ...

Teletoon at Night adds The Dating Guy, Archer, and Robot Chicken
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Teletoon at Night adds The Dating Guy, Archer, and Robot Chicken

Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim has, for years now, brought adults (and either older, or lucky, kids) some of the better evening-time animation. Similarly, Teletoon has it’s own after dark programing they call Teletoon at Night, running from 9pm through the morning. This year, that lineup is getting a nice boost of new toon love. A number of new series will make their debut on the ...

Disney readies Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue
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Disney readies Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue

With the help of some handy Pixie Dust, we’re floating our way closer to the release of Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue. The latest and greatest DVD and Blu-ray adventure from Disney is a full, new, CG animated film starring Tink, everyone’s favorite fairy, years before her role in Peter Pan. That means pre-Wendy, pre-Michael, and pre-John. In the summer time of a beautiful ...

Warner Premiere's Superman/Shazam! The Return of Black Adam to DVD
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Warner Premiere’s Superman/Shazam! The Return of Black Adam to DVD

On November 9th, 2010, Warner Home Video will distribute the DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection, a package that includes four animated adventures from the likes of Green Arrow, The Spectre, and Jonah Hex. Serving as the star feature in the collection is the fourth title: Superman/Shazam! The Return of Black Adam. Clark Kent’s latest interview subject is Billy Batson, a feisty kid with a ...

Nick's SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer go shopping for you
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Nick’s SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer go shopping for you

I know, I know, normally it’s you heading to the mall or e-store to grab the latest SpongeBob CD or Dora DVD. But Nickelodeon UK thought it was about time to turn the tables around and send their two key mascots over to malls and shopping centers to visit you, instead. Capital Shopping Centers, Sheffield Meadowhall and Manchester Arndale will be home to a live tour through the next 2 ...

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