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Why do Classic Cartoon Characters wear white gloves?

I’m familiar with the concept of a cartoon hand in animation being drawn with four fingers only (image simplification, cartoon proportions, etc), but I’ve never really pondered as to why so many of the classic cartoon characters (like say Mickey… Continue Reading →

So, did You catch Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures?

In case you missed it on Disney XD (channel 304 on DSTV), Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures is a brilliantly silly and fun watch to enjoy with your kids. (Seriously, catch the re-runs!) If you enjoyed the Lego Movie… Continue Reading →

Star Wars Rebels: Freddie Prinze, Jr. vs Sarah Michelle Gellar

Star Wars Rebels from Lucasfilm Animation (currently showing on Disney XD), is a pretty enjoyable animated Star Wars romp that serves as the follow up to the excellent Star Wars: The Clone Wars, telling the story of a group of… Continue Reading →

The Villains of Star Wars Rebels on Disney XD

Fourteen years after the fall of the Galactic Republic and the Jedi Council in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, a rag-tag group of rebels unite aboard a freighter starship called the Ghost, and conduct operations against the Imperial garrison… Continue Reading →

Star Wars Rebels Season 2 on Disney XD

The first season of Star Wars Rebels was a pretty fun ride. Set fourteen years after Revenge of the Sith and five years before A New Hope, Rebels takes place during an era when the Galactic Empire is securing its grip… Continue Reading →

Review: The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes – Season 2 (2012)

Having thoroughly, thoroughly enjoyed the first season of The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, it is pretty awesome to be able to say that I was just as thrilled with 2012’s Season 2, featuring the return of Iron Man, Black Panther,… Continue Reading →

Review: The Legend of Korra (Book 1) (2012)

I am a huge fan of Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko’s 2005 to 2008 Avatar: The Last Airbender animated series, one of the most engaging, character-driven, and laden with political and human nature commentary shows to come out of… Continue Reading →

Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)

Long ago, human civilization was divided into four nations: the Water Tribes, the Earth Kingdom, the Fire Nation and the Air Nomads. Within these societies existed people with the amazing ability to manipulate the element of their nation through the… Continue Reading →

Review: Shaun the Sheep (2007) | Timmy Time (2009)

If you have young ones in your life and are looking for something to sit down and watch with them, something that both you and they might thoroughly enjoy, look no further than either Shaun the Sheep or Timmy Time… Continue Reading →

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