There may be ad money better spent

If you go to ToysRUs.com and search for Peanuts, you get a screen like this one, bracketed with ads for The Peanuts Movie – only in theaters.

Of course,¬†The Peanuts Movie left US theaters over 10 months ago, after the last 15 theaters showing it had a final weekend where the average per-screen take was $84. And it hasn’t been¬†only in theaters for over a year, given its release to the home video market.

I’d hate to be the guy who saw this ad and rushed out to the theater to catch a showing!

Animated Peanuts
New Peanuts feature film on the way

Apple, who have been producing Peanuts series and specials in plentitude, have announced that they, Wildbrain, and Peanuts Worldwide are working together on a new Peanuts feature-length film, the Hollywood Reporter notes. If you liked the last feature film, then this should be very good news. They’re using a story …

Animated Peanuts
Beagle Scout missions

Those of you who have never been to the San Diego Comic-Con (or who haven’t been in a the past couple decades) may not realize that the event goes well beyond the convention center. For blocks around, there are pop-up shops in unused storefronts, studios creating fan “experiences” in parking …

Animated Peanuts
Bulk book

What do I have to say about the new board book edition of It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. I mean, the reading experience of being told “and that happens at every door. All the other kids get wonderful treats like candy, gum, and popcorn balls … and Charlie Brown …