Category Archives: Animation

Superman Gets Animated: From The Depression Until Now, A Man (Of Steel) For All Seasons.

With all the hype surrounding “Man of Steel” director Zack Snyder’s rebooting of the stagnant Superman franchise, now seemed as good a time as any to go back and review The Last Son of Krypton’s animated adventures. From Max Fleischer’s … Continue reading

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A Look At Aliens In The Avengers.

By far, one of the most charming developments of the last year or so is the resurgence of the animated GIF files that us 1990s Web kids remember so well. The fans at the SuperHeroHype forums have put together a … Continue reading

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Dear Hollywood, Please Stop Adapting Dr. Seuss Books For The Multiplex. You’re Not Good At It.

Dear Hollywood: We need to talk. Now. Look, I get it. You look at the books authored and drawn by the late Theodore Seuss Geisel and you see box office gold. Their technicolor hues and soft, rounded angles fairly scream: … Continue reading

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Seth McFarlane Says “Flintstones” Reboot Is Back on Track.

Speaking at SXSW, the “Family Guy” guy let spill on the new adventures of Fred, Wilma and the gang. “There’s really not a lot about that show — other than the references to 1960s America, which really come through in … Continue reading

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New “ParaNorman” Poster Is Very Silly, Indeed.

Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Chris Butler (“Coraline,” “Corpse Bride”) writes and directs. Voice talent includes Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. The film opens Aug. 17. (via HeyUGuys)

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Someone Wants To Give Josh Trank A Superhero Movie.

“Chronicle” director Josh Trank, who’s been widely mentioned as the director for a reboot of the “Fantastic Four” franchise at Fox is apparently in talks to helm a Spiderman spinoff featuring the baddie Venom, HeyUGuys reports this morning. A feature … Continue reading

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New “Ice Age 4” Trailer Debuts

Here’s the new trailer for “Ice Age 4: Continental Drift.” The enduring popularity of this franchise continues to elude me. On the other hand, my 6-year-old daughter loves it. So what the heck do I know? New Ice Age Trailer … Continue reading

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