Animation Scoop

That's NOT All, Folks! Looney Tunes Platinum BluRay Collection Volume 3

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • April 16, 2014 2:34 AM
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Third times the charm. And the wabbit. And a "despicable" duck! Warner Home Video has set August 12th as the release date for the Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume 3 - according to word leaked via Blu-Ray Forum. Bonus materials include 26 audio commentaries and over 12 documentaries. Here's the details.

Is Warner Bros. developing "Space Jam 2"?

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • February 21, 2014 9:20 PM
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The success of The Lego Movie may have Warner Bros. fast tracking Space Jam 2 into development. For a studio with a lax program to compete with the current feature animation explosion - the Lego grosses may have awakened a sleeping giant.

Animation Auction Highlights

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • July 1, 2013 7:00 AM
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Opening this month at the Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, California, is a preview showing of original animation art being offered in an incredible auction by Profiles in History. The auction includes over 900 lots that include key pieces from just about every classic Disney animated feature, and rare material from Hollywood cartoon shorts.

Bugs Bunny Birthday Bash at TCM Fest

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • April 26, 2013 4:37 PM
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Tomorrow morning at the early hour of 9:15am, Leonard Maltin and I will be discussing the legacy and great films (i.e theatrical shorts) of Bugs Bunny at the TCM Festival, at the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Join us!

Warner Bros. "Teen Titans Go!" Debuts in 1st Place

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • April 25, 2013 1:56 AM
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Based on the famed DC Comics super-hero team, the show is a mix of action adventure super heroics and anime-inspired comedy. This is not your father's Super-Friends.

Examine Every Tex Avery Cartoon Film-by-Film

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • April 9, 2013 12:01 AM
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Seattle-based author, artist Frank M. Young has spent the last six years studying the work of comic artist/writer John Stanley in his excellent Stanley Stories blog. His new online project is to throughly examine the films of animator Tex Avery - particularly his Warner Bros. cartoons during the formative years (1936-1941) that led to Avery's later masterpieces at MGM (1942-1954).

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