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Invader Zim will return in TV movie form, meatbags!

Jhonen Vasquez was an important cultish part of my teenage years, and I can still find his creative fingerprints in my sense of humor. I loved his comics Johnny the Homicidal Maniac and Squee (these days especially the latter); there w...

 
 
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Review: Your Name

Makoto Shinkai's Your Name is the highest-grossing anime film of all-time, and it hasn't even come out in the United States yet. It beat Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away; give it a few more months and Your Name may beat Spirited Away as the h...

 
 
 
 
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Review: My Life as a Zucchini

There's this pervasive idea that children are resilient, that they're able to cope well even in dire circumstances. In stories about forlorn kids, a combination of optimistic pluck and boundless imagination helps them through their troubled...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Samurai Jack is back: 5th season has new trailer

Diehard fans and casual observers of Cartoon Network's Adult Swim will likely be familiar with Samurai Jack. I'm not sure if the show, created by Genndy Tartakovsky, was breakthrough material or just incredibly unique. Either way, it was a ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Young Justice returning for a third season

For what is truly a victory for fans after years of online support, WB Animation has confirmed that Young Justice is indeed returning for a season three. The series ran from 2010-2013, as part of Cartoon Network's DC Nation block of DC Comi...

 
 
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Review: Pokemon: The First Movie

One weekend, too many years ago, I spent a night over at my aunt's place. She didn't have cable, but she had a VCR. Which meant I could watch any movie I brought with me when I was bored of doing dumb kid stuff. Not thinking ahead, the only...

 
 
 
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Aardman says a Shaun the Sheep Movie sequel is in the works

Two of my favorite films last year reminded me of great comedies of the past. There's Mad Max: Fury Road, which owes a lot to Buster Keaton's The General. And then there's Shaun the Sheep Movie, which seems to offer several nods to Jacques ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Poster for new Ducktales series full of ducks and tails

Ducktales is coming back because there's nothing original anymore. In fairness, if there is any Disney property I'd like to see back in from the heyday of their Saturday morning cartoon glory it's probably Ducktales, and from this post...

 
 
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New Digimon Movie getting US release

If you're one of those kids that watched Digimon on Fox Kids every Saturday morning like me, this next bit of news should excite you. In celebration of the series' 15th anniversary, Toei Animation released their new project, Digimon Adventu...

 
 
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Here's a trailer for Netflix's Voltron: Legendary Defender

Adding to the mass of nostalgia, and to Netflix's ever growing original programming, is Voltron: Legendary Defender. Studios have been trying to figure out what to do with Voltron for years with a movie in mind and a failed Nickelodeon show...

 
 
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DC reveals new animated series, Justice League Action

While DC Comics and Warner Bros struggle to figure out what they should do with their movies, they've always dominated TV. Arrow, The Flash, and Legends of Tomorrow are huge on the CW, Supergirl is doing well on CBS, Teen Titans Go! plays f...

 
 
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You should be watching the mini-series Adventure Time: Stakes

Last year, Cartoon Network took home audiences by surprise with their first mini-series, Over the Garden Wall. The ten episode event delighted critics and fans with a short form original story, and this year Cartoon Network took a chance ag...

 
 
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Review: The Peanuts Movie

Thanks to my mom, I've been following Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang for as long as I can remember. Like Charlie, I too am a sad sack who's life the universe sees fit to ruin at all cost. So when I first heard 20th Century bringing the ...

 
 
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Review: Jem and the Holograms

I have memories of the 80s cartoon Jem and the Holograms. They aren't fond and they aren't bad, they just are. A movie based on the show didn't really get me excited in that way that most nostalgia does, but I could see how it could be done...

 
 
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Rick and Morty Season 2 Review: One Schwifty Season

Season two of Adult Swim’s latest breakout hit, Rick and Morty, started off with one of the most high-concept episodes of any television show this side of Community and ended with a surprisingly intense non-stop rocket-fueled punch to...

 
 
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Adventure Time news-- new season, miniseries, and a movie?

Can you believe Adventure Time has been runnig for over half a decade now? It's true! Cartoon Network's modern flagship show will be entering its seventh season starting November 7th at 6 PM EST on the channel, kicking things off with th...

 
 
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Nickelodeon reviving 90's programming with The Splat

Remember the Nicktoons channel? It was this channel dedicated to past Nickelodeon cartoons like Rugrats or As Told By Ginger that was phased out in favor another outlet for their live programming. But with the 90s nostalgia boom, Nickelodeo...

 
 
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FlixList: The 8 Best Steven Universe Episodes

In the nearly two years since it first debuted, Steven Universe has done something few kids' shows do. Created by Adventure Time alum Rebecca Sugar, Steven Universe is a show that manages to be fun, hilarious, exciting but also deep. It's m...

 
 
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Transformers is getting an animated spin-off...so yeah

Remember when we told you about Paramount's Transformers think tank of writers (which included the likes of Robert Kirkman, Akiva Goldsman, and Iron Man writers Art Marcum and Matt Holloway among several others)? Well, here's the first frui...

 
 
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Steven Universe's extended opening theme is the best

Over the last year, Steven Universe has blown up to magnificent proportions on Cartoon Network. It was confident enough in its long game to build a literal "universe" of well rounded characters, strong and more adult themes (as it fights ag...

 
 
 




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Blood Quantum"Blood, gore, zombies... social commentary"

 

Capone"The Fonz freaks out"

 

Tribeca Asia"Boring me to death"

 

Tribeca Banksy Most Wanted"The real invisible man"

 

Tribeca 12 Hour Shift"A real night shift from hell"

 

Tribeca Ainu Mosir"Kuma killer"

 

The Willoughbys"Of mustaches and murder"

 

Extraction"It's all we got"

 

The Midnight Gospel"Duuuuuuuuuuuude"

 

Agent Toby Barks"That's the ticket"

 

For Madmen Only: The Stories of Del Close"A look behind the comedy curtain"

 

Trolls World Tour"Sing it again, Sam... but not as good"

 

Tigertail"A stroll down memory lane"

 

Butt Boy"Solid"

 

We Summon the Darkness"Attack of the evil church girls"

 

Why Don't You Just Die!"Drain-licking good"

 

Coffee & Kareem"No thank you, I'll have tea"

 

Tiger King"Quarantine with Joe Exotic"

 

Slay the Dragon"A powerful piece on political activism and the impact an individual can have"

 

The Platform"As above, so below"

 

SXSW Critical Thinking"What's your next move?"

 

Bloodshot"A bloody mess (not the good kind)"

 

SXSW Drunk Bus"Going round in circles"

 
 
 
 
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