DISENCHANTMENT: Co-creator Josh Weinstein gives the scoop on the new Matt Groening animated series – Exclusive Interview

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In Netflix’s new animated series DISENCHANTMENT, tough Princess Bean (voiced by Abbi Jacobson) goes on a quest with optimistic elf Elfo (voiced by Nat Faxon) and personal demon Luci (voiced by Eric Andre). This may sound a little like either a Disney feature or a Saturday-morning show, but DISENCHANTED is created by Matt Groening, who brought forth THE SIMPSONS and FUTURAMA, and Josh Weinstein, who has been a writer and producer on the two Groening series. Asked about the family viewing prospects for DINSENCHANTMENT, Weinstein replies, “We’re hoping that the jokes for adults will go over kids’ heads, even though […]Read On »

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Interview: Katey Sagal on the series finale of FUTURAMA

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The half-hour animated comedy FUTURAMA created by Matt Groening and developed with David X. Cohen has had a lot of starts and stops, with a seven-season run that began in 1999 and apparently is ending tonight, Wednesday, September 4, on Comedy Central. On this occasion, actress Katey Sagal, who voices Leela on FUTURAMA, has some words about the series. She’s at the Television Critics Association press tour to talk about FX’s SONS OF ANARCHY (Season 6 premieres Tuesday, September 11), is also open to discussing what may – or may not – be FUTURAMA’s final bow. ASSIGNMENT X: Are you […]Read On »

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Movie Review: COMIC-CON EPISODE IV: A FAN’S HOPE

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Rating: PG-13 Stars: Holly Conrad, James Darling, Seth Green, Matt Groening, Skip Harvey, Eric Henson, Stan Lee, Frank Miller, Eli Roth, Chuck Rozanski, Kevin Smith, Joss Whedon Writers: Jeremy Chilnick & Morgan Spurlock Director: Morgan Spurlock Distributor: Wrekin Hill Entertainment Release Date: Theatrical, April 5, 2012; Video on Demand, April 6, 2012 Loving and knowing, illustrative without a pejorative slant, COMIC-CON EPISODE IV: A FAN’S HOPE is a documentary that simultaneously celebrates fandom and somewhat explains it to non-fans. Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, whose previous work includes the documentary SUPER-SIZE ME, gets comments from a plethora of geek gods (including his producers, […]Read On »

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TV Review: FUTURAMA – Season 6B – “All the Presidents’ Heads”

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Stars (voices): Billy West, Katey Sagal, John Di Maggio, Tress MacNeille, Maurice LaMarche Writer:Josh Weinstein Director: Stephen Sandova Network: Comedy Central, airs Thursdays @ 10 PM Original Telecast: July 21, 2011 Nice Comeback. The latest episode of FUTURAMA, “All the Presidents’ Heads”, is a much needed return to what kept the show a comedic institution for all these years. This one hits the spot with a basic time travel premise, bringing back the intelligent referential humor and a nice pace with a three part storyline. We start out tonight with Fry (voiced by Billy West) going to his night job […]Read On »

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TV Review: FUTURAMA – Season 6 – “The Futurama Holiday Spectacular”

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While nothing is going to supplant “X-Mas Story” as the ultimate FUTURAMA holiday episode (the one where Robot Santa terrorizes citizens every December 25), there is something cool about the three-pronged story arc of “The Futurama Holiday Spectacular.” Three separate holidays are featured in segments that also include their own deranged song and dance number.

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