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Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #10 – Pluto’s Christmas Tree

We're dialling back to the earlier days of Disney with this next Christmas entry. Naturally, its good old Mickey Mouse and pals as they prepare for Christmas. Pluto's Christmas Tree If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise. Mickey Mouse and his loyal dog Pluto certainly didn't get that… Continue reading Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #10 – Pluto’s Christmas Tree

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Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #9 – The New Batman Adventures: Holiday Knights

I don't know about you, but I do love a good anthology. The Simpsons' Treehouse of Horror and Futurama's Anthology of Interest episodes are the standouts from an animation perspective. But this opening episode of the second nineties Batman animated series breaks from it's own mould and is a trio of tales set around festive… Continue reading Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #9 – The New Batman Adventures: Holiday Knights

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Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #8 – A Garfield Christmas

Not long now.... Holidays are coming, holidays are coming. We all want a taste of the real thing, and I'm not talking about a carbonated drink. When Christmas comes around, you can't help but get excited. Whether it's music, movies, or any form of entertainment, Christmas comes to the forefront. As we continue the Christmas… Continue reading Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #8 – A Garfield Christmas

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Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #7 – The Simpsons: Marge Be Not Proud

Can you believe it is only two weeks until Christmas Day? Mental. A bit like work at the moment also. But now it is time to get back on track. There's Christmas entertainment to be had, dammit! The Simpsons S07 E11 - Marge Be Not Proud One of the few more subtle Christmas-themed episodes of… Continue reading Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #7 – The Simpsons: Marge Be Not Proud

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Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #6 – Futurama: Xmas Story

Do you ever feel like the Christmas build up is going a little too fast? I'm already FIVE days behind on advent! Apologies for that. But, like always, each entry provides a bit of Christmas magic for your viewing pleasure. And there are few more entertaining than Futurama's take on Christmas. Futurama S02 E04 -… Continue reading Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #6 – Futurama: Xmas Story

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The 11 Best Episodes Of ‘X-Men The Animated Series’

As the 2010's leave us like a bullet train passing through a station, franchise reboots and re-releases are as ingrained into our brains and bookshelves as the wealth of more recent material. Retro is back, and seemingly here to stay. Recent examples of note include the 1992 Batman: The Animated Series getting the Blu-Ray treatment… Continue reading The 11 Best Episodes Of ‘X-Men The Animated Series’

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The 9 Best Episodes Of ‘Batman: The Animated Series’

Remember, remember the 5th of November. A significant date for the ages. No, I’m not talking about Guy Fawkes or bonfire night. Instead I’m talking about the release of something special: Batman: The Animated Series has come to Blu-Ray. This is not a review of that box-set, as I am not yet fortunate enough to… Continue reading The 9 Best Episodes Of ‘Batman: The Animated Series’