Study: There's a Lot of Fucking Death in Children's Cartoon Movies

Kids movies have a bad rep for, well, death. Watch pretty much any Disney movie: does the main character have two parents? One of 'em's about to make an unfortunate and tragic exit. A new study has compared children's animated movies to more adult films and when it comes to murder and violence, kids films can really… » 12/20/14 6:09pm 12/20/14 6:09pm

Check Out Some Of The Earliest Concept Art For He-Man And Skeletor!

It was roughly 35 years ago that Mattel decided to do its own action-adventure toyline, to make up for its decision not to do Star Wars toys in 1977. In an exclusive excerpt from the book The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, we've got exclusive early sketches, plus the first He-Man pitch memo! » 12/16/14 1:32pm 12/16/14 1:32pm

Full Trailer For Pixar's Inside Out Is Even Smarter Than We Expected

We've seen a bunch of teaser trailers for Pixar's emotion-based film Inside Out that have been pretty cute, but the new, full-length trailer shows off that Pixar humor and cleverness we've been searching for. Because it doesn't just go inside a preteen's mind—it goes inside her mom's and dad's brains as well. » 12/10/14 9:57am 12/10/14 9:57am

Are We Upon the Kidocalypse?

The last weekend of September 2014 was also the last weekend a broadcast network aired Saturday morning cartoons. Is this the end of an animated era, or is it a sign of a long trend coming across multiple genres of children's entertainment? Children's programming used to be a highly lucrative television market, but… » 11/06/14 3:30pm 11/06/14 3:30pm

This Is the First Weekend in America With No Saturday Morning Cartoons

Saturday morning American broadcast TV was once animation's home field. Filling a cereal bowl with artificially colored sugar pebbles and staring at the tube was every kid's weekend plan. Not any more: For the first time in 50-plus years, you won't find a block of animation on broadcast this morning. It's the end of… » 10/04/14 6:16pm 10/04/14 6:16pm

A new Gerry Anderson puppet show is heading to Kickstarter

Gerry Anderson is a name forever burned into the minds of kids who grew up with sci-fi series like Fireball XL5, Captain Scarlet, Stingray and of course, Thunderbirds - but with a little help from crowdfunding, we might get to see a new Anderson-created Puppet series hit screens called Firestorm. » 10/01/14 3:05am 10/01/14 3:05am

Billy Batson Abuses His Shazam Powers To Solve A Problem On A Math Test

If you were school-aged child who could turn into a superpowered being with just a word, how would you use that power? To use the wisdom of Solomon an algebra problem? To sneak into an R-rated movie? These three DC Nation: Shazam! shorts reveal how Billy Batson uses three of his Shazam powers. » 9/16/14 12:30pm 9/16/14 12:30pm

The uncut, dubbed remaster of Sailor Moon begins this Friday

The next episode of Sailor Moon Crystal isn't the only things fans of the Sailor Senshi have to get excited about this weekend: Viz Media have just announced that they will be streaming the first four episodes of their new English dubbed remaster of the original Sailor Moon anime back-to-back Friday evening! » 9/04/14 1:00am 9/04/14 1:00am

​13 Of The Most Ridiculous TMNT Villains Of All Time

The Shredder has always been the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' most deadly foe, but the TMNT can't fight an evil ninja every day of the week. It would get boring! So of course their rogue's gallery expanded to include mutants, aliens, demons and… uh, a guy named Joey. Here's a baker's dozen of the TMNT's least… » 8/05/14 10:00am 8/05/14 10:00am