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Dr. Dog Animated
TV Series Announced
books have a huge international following," commented Giovanna Milano
of France Animation. "We are happy to be working with Silver Lining,
whose production and marketing expertise in the kids arena will bring
Dr. Dog to an even larger audience through this series."
Here's a synopsis of the series:
"Dr. Dog is one very busy Medical Dog. When he's not seeing patients in his clinic or doing rounds at St. Bernard's Hospital, he's taping his popular TV talk show, Ask Dr. Dog, lecturing at international conferences, or conducting important medical research. But he's never too busy to run to the aid of his emergency-prone family, the happily dysfunctional Gumboyles -- who tend to ignore Dr. Dog's fame (and his advice) and simply treat him like a dog. If it weren't for his eminent colleague and friend, Dr. Jack Russell, and his lab assistant, Goldie, Dr. Dog would spend much of his spare time licking his wounds."
have not been released, however Silver Lining Productions does have other
animated series airing in several countries, including PBS in the U.S.
Images From Cats
A.I. "Fascinating Wreck"
The review also says that AI is "the most schizoid film in modern cinema," emphasizing that Steven Spielberg was the wrong person to take over Stanley Kubrick's original vision, stating the two directors come from "different planets." The movie is called a "fascinating wreck" by the publication.
Rolling Stone is the first major media to release a negative review on the film. Newsweek, Time, Variety, and The Hollywood Reporter have all released glowing reviews.
Although Spielberg is in charge of the film, it is being distributed in the U.S. by Warner Bros. and overseas by DreamWorks.
News Link of the
Day - Ireland's Piggley Pooh Puts Disney to Shame
According to The Sunday Times (Ireland):
"An Irish couple is set to earn millions from a cartoon character called Piggley Pooh after winning a court battle against Disney Enterprises over copyright.
a 35-year-old housewife from Co Meath, and her husband, Francis, have
landed a four-year television deal in America
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