BUT, The Pilot is Still Being Written
Ugh … ready for some worrisome news about one of TV’s most classic and venerated TV shows? Last year we learned that Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane is rebooted The Flintstones for a new TV series and this week at South by Southwest, he dished a bit about his plan for the forthcoming animated series. Altho the pilot episode is still being written, MacFarlane says that his new version of The Flintstones will have a “90′s edge” a la The Simpsons. HMMM. More »
The TV Guide
Yesterday was supposed to be a lot more exciting than it turned out to be. Jordan and I were supposed to hang out last night but he got sick and had to stay in and, well, I decided to stay in, too. It was my first non-running day since last week so … it was a really lazy day for me. I used to the time to catch up on some very belated TV watching. Early last year, we first learned that Warner Bros. and Cartoon Network were launching a new version of the classic 80′s cartoon ThunderCats and while I was very excited at first, I somehow completely forgot to watch the series … at all. So, yesterday I sat down to watch the entire first season of the new ThunderCats and I am happy to say that I was very impressed by what I saw. More »
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A Snail Who Wants To Be Speedy
We have a new animated film to get excited about, Turbo. It wont be out until summer 2013 but I learned today that there are some big name actors behind the voices. Ryan Reynolds has signed on to do the film and will be lead role, along with Michelle Rodriguez, Maya Rudolph, Snoop Dogg and Samuel L. Jackson. The film will be written by the guys that did The Wrestler and Shrek Forever After and it’s all about a little snail who dreams of being the greatest racer in the world. He is a snail with an obsession about all things speedy and so is an outsider in the snail community. After a freak accident he suddenly finds himself vested with the power of incredible speed. Sounds cute and has a great cast who want to get behind it. More »
"Your Dog is ALIVE!"
We already know that director Tim Burton is readying the release of his big screen adaptation of Dark Shadows but did you know he also has an animated film coming out this year as well? Burton has teamed with Disney for a new animated film titled Frankenweenie that, you might be able to guess from the title, is about a reanimated dog brought back to life. The animation has a very The Nightmare Before Christmas feel to it … and will be presented in black and white. Click below for your first look at Frankenweenie. More »
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Back in November we got to check out the first full-length trailer for the upcoming Disney/Pixar film Brave (due out in theaters this Summer) and today we get to check out the just-released second full-length trailer for the film. Tho, this new video is more like an actual clip of film footage from the movie more than a trailer. Titled The Prize, this trailer shows how protagonist character Princess Merida “wins” her husband … er, or is supposed to. More »
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The TV Guide
Last night was yet another quiet night in as I found myself wrapped up in another triple feature of Disney animated films. As you may recall, earlier this week I watched Pinocchio, Dumbo and Fantasia all in one night and last night I decided to watch Bambi, Alice In Wonderland and Sleeping Beauty. For some reason, I’m all about re-watching as many Disney films as I can while reading a biography on the life of Walt Disney. David and I will be traveling next week for the rest of the month so I won’t have anytime to watch any thing so, I guess I’m just making the most of the free time I have at home while I still have it. More »
Who Has The Best Voice For Dracula's Daughter?
E!News announced yesterday earlier in the day that Miley Cyrus was going to be starring in the new film, Hotel Transylvania, with Adam Sandler. Later on they re-announced that it was actually Selena Gomez that was going to be taking on the dracula role. The new blood-sucking flick is an animated movie that centers around Dracula, who will be played by Adam Sandler. Selena has signed on to play the voice of Dracula’s daughter. Excited for this one later in the year? More »
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The TV Guide
As I took care of a few things around the house, I managed to get a lot of movie watchin’ done yesterday. Because I’m still reading a biography on the life story of Walt Disney, I’ve really been interested in re-watching his classic animated feature films. After I read a chapter on the creation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, I just had to watch the film. This week, I’ve read up to the creation of the Disney classics Pinocchio and Fantasia so I decided to dig out my DVDs and give those films a new look. I had some extra time so I watched Dumbo, too. It was a veritable animation film fest here at my humble abode … and a fun one at that. More »
The TV Guide
So … the Super Bowl … pretty much the only thing that almost everyone in the world watched yesterday, right? Well … yes, it’s true that I, too, watched the big game but primarily in anticipation of Madonna‘s Super Bowl halftime show and partly to see the commercials. I was wowed by Maddy, I was mehed by the commercials … I honestly didn’t even pay any attention to the game at all. I did pay attention to the film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs … because I spent the hours before the big game watching the world’s first animated feature film. More »
Fish in your Face
Back in October we learned that Disney is planning to release and re-release a selection of animated films, both original and classic films in 3D, in theaters starting this month. Just last weekend, I was able to attend an preview screening of the 3D version of the 1991 film Beauty and the Beast (which opens wide in theaters TOMORROW). In September, the 2003 Pixar animated film Finding Nemo will be released in theaters in 3D … and today we get our first look at the first teaser trailer for the upcoming 3D re-release. More »
Posted under: 'Finding Nemo'