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Monthly Archives: May 2012
#CotD: New this month from Folimage Productions, “Ceux d’en Haut” is striking and surreal– really worth a look.
#CotD: The box office champion of 2003, “Finding Nemo” cost a mere $94 million to make.
#CotD: released theatrically with the film Up, “Partly Cloudy” was a new look at the classic stork stories.
Nominees were announced Saturday in many categories, including animation/family, for the 13th Annual Golden Trailer Awards.
For Best Animation/Family, the nominees include The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (Columbia/Paramount, Ignition Creative), Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted “Trailer 1″ (Paramount Pictures, TRANSIT) and The Muppets “Their Movie” (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Buddha Jones).
#CotD: One of WB’s infamous Cenored Eleven, “The Isle Of Pingo Pongo” was the first of many Tex Avery Warner Bros. spot-gag-filled parodies of travelogues.
#CotD: The first in what became a series of four cartoons, “Three Little Pigs” also spawned a popular song in it’s day a song you probably still know today!
Ice Age: Continental Drift will feature more than pals Manfred, Sid, Diego, Ellie and Scrat when it premieres in July. Rather than the usual short featuring Scrat chasing his acorn, the fourth Ice Age movie will reach out to America’s most dysfunctional family with The Longest Daycare.
Adult Swim, basic cable’s #1 network with young adults for seven consecutive years, has announced the largest programming commitment in Adult Swim’s history, which includes new and returning series, pilots and specials.
#CotD: One year old today, “Kung Fu Panda 2″ was an Academy Award nominee, but did not take the top prize.
An album with tracks from the 1965 cartoon special A Charlie Brown Christmas is among the sound recordings selected Wednesday for induction into the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress.
Longtime friends Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie are reuniting for an animated film to be released on Christmas Day 2014.
#CotD: The orange, sneaker-wearing monster first appeared in “Hair-Raising Hare” but he was not yet called Gossamer.
Disneyland Paris staff who dress up as such characters as Mickey, Donald Duck and Goofy have withdrawn from “Meet and Greet” events to protest the return of a senior colleague who was accused of sexually harassing women.