With ‘Jem and the Holograms’ arriving onscreen, here’s four old-school cartoons we’d like to see in theaters

Bring back the Care Bears!

Care Bears

Live-action Care Bears (played by actual bears?) could be terrifying, but mix CGI bears with live-action people, and you’ve got a recipe for heartwarming product placement.


A movie based on this Japanese anime adaptation has been in the works for years, and considering how well the Transformers movies have done, this seems like the right time. So let’s go moviemakers, Form feet and legs! …


An acronymed task force with high-tech vehicles is the perfect source material for a brainless action movie. It could be the new Fast and Furious, once Vin Diesel gets too old to operate heavy machinery.

Thundarr the Barbarian

Any current pro wrestler could play the warrior hero of this post-apocalyptic series, but it would take a special talent to play his furry, growling sidekick Ookla the Mok.

  • From Avengers: Endgame to Toy Story 4 to Tarantino and beyond.

  • The event’s 12th edition runs April 28 through May 4 at the Palms and Downtown’s Inspire Theater.

  • This year’s event features another packed lineup of short films, with more than 120 selections spread over 20-plus thematic programs and four days.

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