‘Justice League Unlimited’ Complete Series Now on Blu-ray

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Warner Bros. Animation and DC Comics have given us an early Christmas present with the Blu-ray release of the complete series of Justice League Unlimited.

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New ‘Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles’ Series Coming to Machinima

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Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment have announced that a new Justice League animated series is in development that is being created exclusively for the Machinima video entertainment network. The series entitled Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles is currently in production and will be released in 2015.

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[UPDATE] Bruce Timm Returns to Direct DC Animated Film

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More good news out of San Diego Comic-Con 2014. DC and Warner Bros. announced that animator and director Bruce Timm (Batman: The Animated Series) will be directing the next Justice League original animated movie. Entitled, Justice League: Gods and Monsters, the film is based on an original story by Alan Burnett and Sam Liu.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 67: AF News – April 2014

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Stanford Clark joins Marc Vibbert to review a whole slew of Blu-rays & DVDs, amongst them Saving Mr. Banks, The Pirate Fairy, and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.

Also Discussed: Big Hero 6 casting rumors, Rio 2 review, new trailers for How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Planes: Fire and Rescue, and so much more…

(Recorded on 04/15/14)

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Watch This: New ‘Batman Beyond’ Short Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Batman

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In addition to the cool short from Bruce Timm, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment have produced another animated tribute to Batman honoring the Caped Crusaders 75th anniversary. This new animated short is set in the Batman Beyond world with the semi-retired Bruce Wayne (voiced again by Kevin Conroy) and his young pal Terry (voiced by Will Friedle) taking up the mantle of Batman. The duo is being attacked by robotic Bat-droids that look like all of the different incarnations of the Batman character and the Bat-suit over the years. It’s really a cool tribute. Check it out the short after the jump…

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New Bruce Timm Short Celebrates 75 Years of Batman

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The brilliant Bruce Timm has produced a new Batman animated short which honors the Caped Crusader on the 75th anniversary of his DC Comics’ debut. The short is called Batman Strange Days and it will debut on Wednesday, April 9th during the DC Nation programming block on Cartoon Network (check your local listings).

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Watch This: Superman’s 75-Year History Captured in a Two-Minute Animated Short

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We ran across this incredibly cool two-minute animated short film on EW.com that encapsulates the complete history of Superman. From his start in Action Comics, to George Reeves’ TV interpretation, to Christopher Reeve, Smallville, and finally Man of Steel, along with everything in between, this is a fun and fast-moving tribute to the beloved super hero.

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“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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Bruce Timm and Zack Snyder to Produce Animated Superman Short

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My geek-o-metor just snapped in twain! Zack Snyder, director of comic book movies 300, Watchmen and the eagerly anticipated Man of Steel, is teaming up with Bruce Timm, creator of Batman: The Animated Series and Jay Oliver, director of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and story board artist on Man of Steel, to work on an animated Superman short for Warner Bros… and breathe.

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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Announces ‘Flashpoint’ Release Date; Official Title

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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has been churning out the feature-length animated films based on DC Comics at a regular clip all year-long with Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 2 and the upcoming Superman: Unbound, and the next DC Animated Universe feature will be based on the popular 2011 Flashpoint comic book event by Geoff Johns and Andy Kubert, which was the much-publicized story that essentially ended 75 years of DC Comics continuity and led to the New 52 Comic line re-launch.

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