Archive for January, 2011

"Archer" Season 1: Super-Secret Super-Funny Super-Spy

by Ed Liuon January 24, 2011
I knew a guy in graduate school who seemed to be in a perpetual alcoholic haze. It would have been easy to dismiss him as just a self-destructive screw-up except that he would blow the curve on a regular basis despite his often inebriated or stoned state. After a while, I began to wonder if […]

"SpongeBob SquarePants" Eps to Premiere on Facebook & TV on Jan 27-28, 2011

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2011
Nickelodeon has announced that a new SpongeBob SquarePants anthology of five new episodes will launch with its first episode on Facebook on January 27, 2011, at 8:00 PM (Eastern)/5:00 PM (Pacific). with the remaining four airing on prime-time TV the following day. TItled “Legends of Bikini Bottom,” the episodes will guest star Ginnifer Goodwin and […]

"Invader Zim: Operation Doom" Coming to DVD on February 22, 2011

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2011
Nickelodeon has announced that Invader Zim: Operation Doom will be arriving on DVD on February 22, 2011. The compilation DVD will contain 13 episodes of the show and carry a suggested retail price of $16.99. The full press release follows: UNITE WITH AMERICA’S FAVORITE CULT TV SHOW Invader Zim: Operation Doom Own the DVD Featuring […]

New Clip for "Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes" Episode Airing on Jan 23, 2011

by Ed Liuon January 21, 2011
Marvel Animation has released the following promotional video for the next new episode of Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes premiering on Sunday, January 23, 2011, at 12:00 PM (Eastern) on Disney XD:

"Young Justice: Welcome to Happy Harbor" Hits the Ground Walking

by 90'sCartoonManon January 21, 2011
In this episode, the team fights a mysterious new villain on the home front. Although it has a good, solid plot (and it’s a nice touch seeing them go into battle without having time to change into their costumes), the character interactions are the real draw. We learn a bit more about how the younger […]

"Heavy Metal" Coming to Blu-ray on February 1, 2011

by darkdetectiveon January 20, 2011
Sony Pictures’ cult animated film Heavy Metal will soon be coming to Blu-ray. Although the film was initially announced to be released on Blu-ray on January 25, it was later canceled. Now it seems it will be released as a Best Buy exclusive and is now available for Heavy Metal will be released on […]

Producer Gives Updates on "How to Train Your Dragon" Sequel & TV Series

by Ed Liuon January 20, 2011 has interviewed producer Tim Johnson on the status of DreamWorks Animation’s follow-ups to How to Train Your Dragon. Johnson states that co-director Dean DeBlois will return to write and direct the second film, and also that the TV series will try to stay true to the more dramatic sensibilities of the movie (as compared […]

"GunXSword" Complete Series: Ramps Up Later On

by Classic Speedyon January 20, 2011
Let’s face it: Unless you’re a warmonger, deep down, we all want world peace. That is, I think it’s safe to say, we’d all rather get along than hate others, nor live in fear of violence. But world peace shouldn’t be forced upon others against their will; the attitude of loving others needs to start […]

"Gnomeo and Juliet" Video Clip and Behind-the-Scenes Video Released

by Ed Liuon January 19, 2011
Touchstone Pictures has released the following two video clips from Gnomeo and Juliet, the upcoming animated feature film hitting US screens on February 11, 2011. Click to play (both movies are in high-definition; click the “full screen” icon in the corner of the player to enlarge):

"Black Panther" Behind-the-Scenes Video Available

by Ed Liuon January 19, 2011
Marvel Animation and Shout! Factory have released the following behind-the-scenes video for Black Panther, now available on DVD. The clip features Djimon Hounsou, Kerry Washington, Alfre Woodard, and Stan Lee discussing their roles in the animated series, with video of the actors in the recording booth: For more details, check out the Shout! Factory store.