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Meet the Stars of Clone Wars’ Imminent Return, the Bad Batch

Disney has released a new teaser for the premiere episode of The Clone Wars imminent return next week, and... well, honestly I just don’t know what to tell you. It’s Clone Wars. It’s more Clone Wars. What else do you need? Read More >>

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Disney is Going to Kill Bambi’s Mum Again

It’s a new year but things are still the same when it comes to Disney’s catalogue of classic films. After a year that saw remakes of Aladdin and The Lion King become billion dollars hits, it makes sense for the trend to continue. And next on the list is Bambi. Read More >>

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Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts Is the Latest Animated Marvel You Absolutely Should Watch

The problem with having so much great television is there are good, deserving shows that tend to slip under the radar. Given how little has been said about Dreamworks’ latest Netflix series, Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts, it’s possible this one might come and go without most people noticing. But we’re declaring it a must-watch for 2020. Read More >>

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Makoto Shinkai on Your Name’s Success, and the Climate Message at the Heart of His New Movie

Your Name, to the delight of millions the world over, made huge waves in 2016 – putting esteemed anime director Makoto Shinkai on the international map, despite a career in the industry spanning over two decades. How does an artist follow up a career-defining piece of work? For Shinkai, it all came back to remembering his audience. Read More >>

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A Cartoon Bunny Contemplates the Abyss in Animated Short Afterwork

By day, he’s a Looney Tunes-style rabbit whose bustling career is built around constantly getting bested by his nemesis, a cheeky carrot. By night, he wallows in depression brought on by the dark monotony of his constant defeats – until a strangely familiar vegetable pops up to taunt him in real life, too. Read More >>

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The Creator of Adventure Time Has a New Netflix Show That Puts a Real Podcast in Space

Shows like Homecoming and Limetown have proven that it’s a good time for adapting podcasts on television. But this latest one is trying something different: It’s using the actual podcast. Adventure Time’s Pendleton Ward is teaming up with podcaster Duncan Trussell for a new Netflix series, The Midnight Gospel, which uses Trussell’s podcast to tell a story of an interstellar traveler chronicling people’s lives in a dying universe. Read More >>

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Netflix Is Making a Second He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Reboot

Okay, we hear you: you thought Netflix had already announced this. But no! This is actually an entirely separate He-Man show. Be prepared for a lot of universe mastery. Read More >>

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The Gorgeous First Clip From Lupin III The First Is a Fabulous Homage to a Miyazaki Classic

We’re not talking about some of the more iconic entries in Hayao Miyazaki’s oeuvre here – but of course, a return to his roots on Lupin itself. Read More >>

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Frozen 2 Now Has the Biggest Global Debut of Any Animated Film, Ever

Nothing like ice magic, some great singing, and Disney money to break some more box office records. Read More >>

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There’s So Much More to Love in Frozen II

Like death and taxes, Frozen II was inevitable. There was simply no way any company would leave billions of potential dollars on the table by not making a sequel to one of the highest-grossing animated films ever. And yet, it was a risk too. Get the film wrong and it could damage the legacy of a franchise that’s become absolutely beloved. Read More >>

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Here’s How the Lush Title Sequence For Steven Universe: The Movie Came Together

Have you heard the tale of Steven....’s opening credits sequence? The beautiful intro to the Steven Universe movie is a perfect scene-setter for the self-consciously theatrical film. A curtain opening, a storybook, a song straight out of a classic musical. It’s great stuff. Read More >>

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You’re Not Ready for She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Season 4

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power’s latest story can be summed up in one word: tense. Season four throws our heroes and villains into the lion’s den, tearing friendships apart without offering easy solutions, and leaves us to figure out whether we’re okay with it. It may be hard to watch, but it’s worth it. Read More >>

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The Dragon Prince Is Racing Against Time in The Trailer for Season 3

War is coming, and only our heroes can stop it. But first they need to work on their disguises. Read More >>

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The Dragon Prince Is Racing Against Time in The Trailer for Season 3

War is coming, and only our heroes can stop it. But first they need to work on their disguises. Read More >>