2013 Animation on Blu-ray/DVD Holiday Gift Guide

AF holiday guide 2The movie studios are spreading lots of holiday cheer this year by releasing new animated films and series on Blu-ray just in time for the big gift giving season. We’ve recently reported on new titles coming to Blu-ray from the Walt Disney Studios. Here are some other items to consider giving to the animation fans in your life…

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2013 Emmy Award Nominations Announced

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The Academy for Television Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards. Here are the nominees in their animation-specific categories… Continue reading

“Animation Fascination” Episode 45: We Scare Because We Care

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Open your closet door and join us as we head to Monstropolis with our special guest hosts T.J. and Julie from Pixar Post.

In this episode we discuss our memories and favorite scenes from Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. as well as what we want to see in Monsters University.

Also discussed: news from DreamWorks Animation, the newest Blu-rays, The Art of Monsters University book, and Julie’s journey into Oz.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 44: Peter Lord – Aardman Animations

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Get ready to board the Pirate Captain’s ship and head across the pond as our site writer Phil Shenton interviews Mr. Peter Lord, the Co-Owner and Creative Director of Aardman Animations.

Peter Lord has produced many of Aardman’s films and television series, as well as directing The Pirates! Band of Misfits (or The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists) and Chicken Run.

Marc and Matt also discuss Pixar’s first holiday special, new Disney Animation Blu-ray releases, MeridaGate, and much, much more.

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‘Adventure Time’ and ‘Regular Show’ Are Coming to Blu-ray June 4th!

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Do you see June 4th on your calendar? You might want to go ahead and plan on skipping school and/or calling in to work that day, because Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. are bringing two of their hottest shows to the home high-definition market.

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

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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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Cartoon Network Unveils 2013-2014 Slate!

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Cartoon Network recently unveiled its programming plans for the next two years and it is jam-packed with new properties, a few specials, and many returning favorites. Of the new additions, one of the most notable is Incredible Crew, a half-hour sketch comedy show (promos of which have been playing ad nauseam in your local theater lobby) starring Jeremy Shada, the voice of Finn on Adventure Time. Other animated additions to the CN lineup include Uncle GrandpaSteven Universe, and Clarence. CN also has a few new DC superhero shows up its sleeve, with Teen Titans GO! and Beware The Batman.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 35: [adult swim]

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What time is it?!? It’s podcasting time!!

In this episode Marc and Matt are joined by guest host George Underwood to discuss Cartoon Network’s [adult swim] and their similar shows. They also weigh in on the Oscar nominations for animated features and shorts. So join us on the Planet Express as we go on this podcasting adventure.

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