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Month: January 2011

Banksy’s Simpsons Storyboards

Back in October, 2010 artist Banksy designed a much-talked about, and some would say controversial, Simpsons intro, which you can see here. Now Banksy has made public his storyboards for his highly praised intro.

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‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Producer Talks Sequel, TV Series

DreamWorks Animation executive producer Tim Johnson talks about the success of How to Train Your Dragon, the sequel and the upcoming TV series.

Video: ‘Animaniacs’ South Park-Style Opening

‘Open Season 3’ coming to Blu-ray, DVD Jan. 25

Synopsis: When Boog’s buddies can’t make their annual guys-only getaway, he decides to take a trip by himself. Stumbling across a visiting circus, Boog switches places with a look-alike circus grizzly and takes over his part in the act. But when the circus decides to go back to Russia, it’s a race against time for Elliot, McSquizzy, Mr. Weenie and the gang to rescue Boog before it’s too late.

Available on Blu-ray Disc and DVD beginning January 25, 2011.

Check out the DVD cover art after the break.

Bob’s Burgers Episode 1: Human Flesh

Check out the debut episode for FOX’s newest Sunday animated show, Bob’s Burgers. Catch new episodes Sundays at 8:30/7:30c, right after The Simpsons.

The Ricky Gervais Show returns for a 2nd season

Season two of The Ricky Gervais Show premieres on Friday, January 14 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on HBO. Lucky for you, the entire first episode can be seen right here on The Animation Blog before its premiere! Check it out below, followed by a season two trailer after the break.

Disney’s Blu-ray 3D Plans Include Lion King, Beauty and the Beast

The Walt Disney Studios has announced plans to release at least 15 of its films for in-home viewing on Blu-ray 3D in 2011.

Among the list of films to debut on 3D include animated classics THE LION KING (check out the cover art) and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, recent theatrical releases including TRON: LEGACY and TANGLED, plus many others to be announced that will release day-and-date and packaged with a non-3D Blu-ray Disc.

Also slated for release in 2011 are BOLT, MEET THE ROBINSONS, TIM BURTON’S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, G-FORCE and CHICKEN LITTLE. These titles will join The Walt Disney Studios’ recent 2010 Blu-ray 3D releases ALICE IN WONDERLAND, DISNEY’S A CHRISTMAS CAROL and STEP UP 3.

In addition to the films being in 3D, each disc will include thematically linked 3D menus, 3D previews of coming-attractions trailers and an introduction to Disney Blu-ray 3D featuring Timon and Pumbaa from THE LION KING.

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Music Video Spotlight: Breakbot’s “Baby I’m Yours”

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