An Interview with the Captain of the Despicablimp


Recently the Despicablimp made a stop near Phoenix, AZ close to where I live, so I brought my son Patrick with me to check it out and to speak with the captain of the airship, Alan Judd. The blimp was an amazing site to see firsthand and if it makes it way to your neck of the woods I would suggest searching for it’s location.

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Netflix Streaming Drops a Cartoon Network/Adult Swim Bomb On Your Queue!


If you’re a fan of animation than Netflix Streaming has just become your new best friend. Starting today, Netflix has added 26 Cartoon Network and Adult Swim series’ to their Instant Streaming service and quite a few of those have multiple seasons available.

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Watch This: New Cars Toons “Tales from Radiator Springs” Shorts Now Online

Pixar Animation Studios released three new Cars Toon “shorty shorts” (short films that clock in under two minutes each) on Disney Channel over the weekend. The series named Tales from Radiator Springs focuses on favorite Cars characters dealing with humorous situations.

Voice Cast Announced for Planes


USA Today gave an exclusive peek yesterday of Planes, the upcoming feature film from DisneyToon Studios. The article included quotes from the filmmakers along with pictures of characters from the film and the actors who will be voicing them.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 41: Cal Brunker – Writer/Director of ‘Escape from Planet Earth’

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Scorch me, baby! Straight from Planet Baab all the way to the Dark Planet itself, we’re back with another episode.

Marc and Matt interview Cal Brunker the writer/director of Rainmaker Entertainment’s Escape from Planet Earth. They discuss Cal’s introduction into the world of animation, what it’s like working at different animation studios, and the zombie version of Gary Supernova.

Also discussed: review of Dreamworks’ The Croods, new trailers for Despicable Me 2 and Turbo, and whole slew of animation news.

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New Release Tuesday, March 26th 2013!


We’re at the tail end of March, a month that has been packed with new animated releases from all sorts of companies in a variety of formats. Today only brings us two new releases, but both are more mature offerings in the realm of animation, providing enamoring tales and compelling artwork. Those releases are Tatsumi and Alois NebelNot only are both films available today on DVD, but both also began streaming via Netflix Instant today as well.

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Look! Up in the sky! It’s a MINION!

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If you happen to look up and see a huge Minion floating in the sky, don’t be alarmed.
It’s not the evil super-villian, Gru, pulling off some new diabolical scheme, it’s just
the Despicablimp, the latest marketing effort for the upcoming animated sequel
Despicable Me 2, from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment.

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