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Futurama returns as Comedy Central revives the Fox classic
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Futurama returns as Comedy Central revives the Fox classic

Matt Groening is the well-known creator of the weller-known mega series, The Simpsons. For decades, Homer, Bart, Marge, Lisa, and Maggie have ruled Fox television, but for a brief period, they shared the spotlight with “sister series” Futurama, which followed the adventures of a 20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry (Billy West), who was cryogenically frozen ...

2K Play brings Nickelodeon Fit to Nintendo Wii
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2K Play brings Nickelodeon Fit to Nintendo Wii

Since it’s launch 2 years ago, Wii Fit has been a phenomenal success for the Nintendo Wii home console. Millions of Wii Fit Boards have been placed in living rooms across the world, with gamers doing their best to get, or stay, in shape. Hoping to catch part of this exergaming wave, Nickelodeon has teamed with 2K Play to announce Nickelodeon Fit. The Wii exclusive title features the Wii ...

Marvel's Captain America: The First Avenger welcomes Tommy Lee Jones
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Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger welcomes Tommy Lee Jones

It wouldn’t be July 4th without America, and it couldn’t be America with out Captain America! We’re still a little more than a year away from hitting the July 22nd launch date of Marvel’s latest super hero film, Captain America: The First Avenger, but the news and rumors about the flick are coming in fast and furious! This time around, we’re ready to report that ...

Metajets marathon on Cartoon Network for July 4th weekend
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Metajets marathon on Cartoon Network for July 4th weekend

Cartoon Network is helping us celebrate the Fourth of July holiday in a big way this year! The toon-friendly channel is pumping out hours and hours of the anime series Metajets for all to enjoy in an all day marathon on July 4th. The high-flying series will continue at weekday mornings at 6:00 starting July 5th and running daily. The show is about young flying aces competing in the ...

Happy Fourth of July from ToonBarn
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Happy Fourth of July from ToonBarn

Fireworks, hot dogs, hamburgers, sparklers, apple pie, green lawns, picnic blankets, beaches, or even just air conditioning and TV! However you guys, your families, and your friends are celebrating the holiday, we just wanted to wish you a happy one! From all of us at ToonBarn, to all of you ToonBarners out there, Happy Fourth of July!!! (And Happy Birthday, America!!) ...

Disney's Day & Night short before Pixar's Toy Story 3
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Disney’s Day & Night short before Pixar’s Toy Story 3

Pixar is not only world famous for it’s amazing CG feature length films, they’re also well regarded for their powerful animated shorts; brief, several-minute toons that can stand on their own at festivals, or, more recently, quick specials that appear before the longer movies. Through the Incredibles, Finding Nemo, Up, and Wall-E, we’ve seen shorts like Presto, For the Birds, ...

Warner Premiere presents Superman Batman: Apocalypse, the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight versus Darkseid
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Warner Premiere presents Superman Batman: Apocalypse, the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight versus Darkseid

Warner Premiere has been on a hot streak, releasing some of the greatest super hero films of all time in the span of just a few years. And, luckily for fans like us, they’re all animated creations, expanding the world of toons for us all. Whether its Green Lantern or Wonder Woman or even all of the Justice League, they’re always hitting home runs with top notch work. This time ...

Marvel picks a new Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield thwips for Disney and Columbia
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Marvel picks a new Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield thwips for Disney and Columbia

Spider-Man has found a new face to wear beneath the mask! Andrew Garfield has been cast as the new Peter Parker and Spidey in the next installment of the Marvel super franchise. Along with Disney and Columbia Pictures, Marvel welcomes in the twenty-six year old, who replaces the former title-holder, Tobey Maguire. It’s been 5 months since Tobey got the boot (the web?) with reportedly ...

Disney and Pixar's Toy Story 3 on weekend 3 in 3D for hundred million 3 on July 3
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Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 3 on weekend 3 in 3D for hundred million 3 on July 3

3! 3! 3!!! With $250 million already in the bank, Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 3 hopes to reach the magical plateau of $300 million this holiday weekend, with the help of some eager movie goers. But being able to reach, and “eclipse” that mark will be no easy task, especially against The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, the latest in the Twilight franchise hitting theaters this ...

Pokemon Black and White hits Japan September 18th
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Pokemon Black and White hits Japan September 18th

The Black and White phenomenon is getting closer! Nintendo is quickly prepping the Pokemon game we are all anxiously awaiting, Pokémon Black & White, ready to reveal a whole new world of 5th generation Pocket Monsters to us! Initially teased as just mere silhouettes, the upcoming Nintendo DS (not Nintendo 3DS) game now has an official release date — at least for Japan. Pokemon ...

Warner Bros. builds a hybrid LEGO film
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Warner Bros. builds a hybrid LEGO film

When it comes to the world of animation, Lego is no n00b. The world famous building block toy has had a number of animated segments, whether its commercials for their products like Lego Ben 10, rendered cut scenes in video games like Lego Batman, or short-form animated films like the Lego Star Wars adventure starring R2-D2, or even their own productions like The Adventures of Clutch Powers. ...

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