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Futurama returns to Comedy Central June 23rd
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Futurama returns to Comedy Central June 23rd

On June 23rd, Futurama is back on the air. The second half of the sixth season is set to kick off on Comedy Central this Thursday, bringing the lives of Fry, Leela, Bender, Professor, Zoidberg, Hermes, Amy, Zapp, Kif, Nibbler, and all the rest of your sci-fi favorites back into your living room. Matt Groening’s often-revived series (a quasi spinoff of The Simpsons) made the transition ...

Green Lantern wills the box office top spot
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Green Lantern wills the box office top spot

One weekend in, and the Emerald Knight has already soared to the top of the box office. At just under $53 million dollars, the Green Lantern topped the weekend list, dethroning last week’s champ, Super 8, new comer Mr. Popper’s Penguins, and fellow super hero flick, X-Men: First Class. GL is the third DC Comics hero to hit the big screen in the past few years, following in the ...

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Special Edition
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Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Special Edition

Back in 1997, Disney hoped to recapture some of the magic of their Beauty and the Beast masterpiece, with an animated holiday special. Neither a sequel nor a prequel, this “midquel” takes place within the timeline of the original Beauty and the Beast, after the fight with wolves and before Beast gives Belle the castle’s library. Still a grumpy guy, Beast forbids Christmas, ...

E3 2011: Sony reveals PlayStation Vita
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E3 2011: Sony reveals PlayStation Vita

PlayStation reveals their new handheld console PlayStation Vita! Once called the Next Generation Portable or NGP for short, the device will now be known as PsVita. The Vita features has a touch pad, 5-inch OLED touchpad, enabled with Wi-fi and 3G- model, two analog sticks, six-axis motion sensing technology, front and rear camera. It also has a chat feature that will let gamers chat with ...

Disney brings Pixar's Cars 2 to theaters June 24th
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Disney brings Pixar’s Cars 2 to theaters June 24th

This Friday, Disney and Pixar are returning to one of their most beloved franchises, Cars, with an all new sequel! As Cars 2 hits theaters on June 24th, we get to see Lightning McQueen and Mater on a new journey, heading to Japan, Italy and England. There, not only will they be involved in the first World Grand Prix, there’s a whole enriching side story about international espionage! ...

Transformers: Beast Wars the Complete Series Collector's Edition keeps on giving
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Transformers: Beast Wars the Complete Series Collector’s Edition keeps on giving

Four lucky ToonBarn fans were recently rewarded for their loyalty to ToonBarn.com and the world of Transformers by receiving a free copy of Transformers: Beast Wars the Complete Series Collector’s Edition DVD Box Set from our giveaway. The first such winner, Tim B. jsut recently received his copy in the mail, ready to relive hour upon hour of Predacons vs. Maximals. Congrats to Tim and the ...

Celebrate Father's Day with Disney's Simba and Mufasa
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Celebrate Father’s Day with Disney’s Simba and Mufasa

Happy Father’s Day, from all of us, to all of you! In honor of the holiday, as well as Disney’s upcoming release of the Lion King 3D in theaters, as well as bringing home the Lion King on Blu-ray, we wanted to give you a special look at the bonds between Father and child this movie showcases. It doesn’t get much better than the relationship between Simba and Mufasa! Check ...

Disney's Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension August 5th
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Disney’s Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension August 5th

As we stretch into the days of summer, few cartoon characters make better use of this time than Phineas and Ferb, the Disney duo whose popularity rivals any animated series. Disney apparently figured “what better way to capitalize on this phenomenon than to make a movie”, and thus we have Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension. The special original movie premieres on the Disney ...

Sega delivers on Sonic the Hedgehog's 20th anniversary
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Sega delivers on Sonic the Hedgehog’s 20th anniversary

For twenty years, Sonic the Hedgehog has been a massively popular icon for video games and animation, alike. Whether you’re watching Sonic X or playing Sonic the Hedgehog 4, the blue speedster has surely brought you hours of joy. Sega is looking to reward that dedication with their upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog’s 20th anniversary celebration. To kick the party up a notch, the ...

Pokemon Black and White Dancing With the Ducklett Trio
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Pokemon Black and White Dancing With the Ducklett Trio

Ever have to do battle with a Sandile? Or a Ducklett? Or any combination of the Pocket Monsters? Well, that’s really what our heroes are up against in the latest episode of Pokemon: Black and White. On June 18th, Saturday Morning, at 9 A.M., Cartoon Network presents Pokémon: Black & White: Dancing With the Ducklett Trio. The story follows a persistent Sandile who is looking for ...

Laika and Focus Features discuss ParaNorman
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Laika and Focus Features discuss ParaNorman

In 2009, Laika gathered some major attention with their stop motion animated film Coraline. Based on the Neil Gaiman story, Coraline featured some amazing animation, reminiscent of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas. Now, the company is back, teaming with Focus Features to deliver ParaNorman to audiences. Following in the same stop-motion feel, with some 3D sprinkled in for ...

Nickelodeon magically works on Winx Club toys
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Nickelodeon magically works on Winx Club toys

They might have a great deal of magic, and magix, to back up their beauty, but the Winx fairies don’t know all that much about making toys and products and such. Thus, the good folks at Nickelodeon decided they’d partner with the experts at JAKKS Pacific as the master toy licensee for the Winx Club. Included in the deal are all types of figures and bags and other goodies based on ...

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