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Song of the Sea

Review: "Song of the Sea" - It Must Be Magic

by Soniaon March 2, 2015
Song of the Sea is the story of Ben and his little sister, Saoirse, who live in a lighthouse with their father and Ben’s dog, Cú. Saoirse’s mother mysteriously disappears into the sea while giving birth to Saoirse, leaving her heartbroken husband behind with Ben who somewhat blames Saoirse for mom’s disappearance. Six years later, […]
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Review: The 2015 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

by Soniaon February 20, 2015
For the past 10 years, ShortsHD has made all the short films nominated for the Academy Awards available for viewing across the country just before, and sometimes after, the Oscar broadcast via local small theaters for the general public to watch and enjoy. I myself only discovered the joys of watching their releases a few […]

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Studio Ghibli's The Tale of The Princess Kaguya Review - A Feast for Both the Eyes and Heart

by Soniaon December 10, 2014
The Tale of The Princess Kaguya is based on the Japanese folktale, The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter. The story is about a bamboo cutter named Okina who one day discovers a strange but beautiful miniature girl hidden inside the base of a glowing bamboo stalk. He takes the girl home to his wife, Ona, […]
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SDCC2014: The Legend of Korra Panel

by Soniaon July 26, 2014
This year’s Legend of Korra panel began with show co-creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino explaining Nickelodeon’s decision to pull Korra from their cable schedule and moving the show exclusively online.  They reassured fans that Korra was definitely NOT canceled but just moving to a different media to reflect changes in the industry.  Nickelodeon noticed that Korra had a […]

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SDCC2014: Nickelodeon's Voice Over Experience

by Soniaon July 24, 2014
For 2014’s San Diego Comic-Con, Nickelodeon has created a unique interactive experience that allows fans to try out their hand at voicing for animation. Located at the very heart of Nickelodeon’s booth is a mini recording studio where fans can enter, put on a set of headphones, and voice dialogue ‘live’ to clips of their favorite Nickelodeon […]
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SDCC2013: I Know That Voice: The Documentary Panel Report

by Soniaon July 24, 2013
Animation and voice over fans were treated to a special sneak preview of clips from the I Know That Voice documentary on Thursday, Jul 18, which was introduced by producer and voice actor of Bender from Futurama and Jake the Dog from Adventure Time, John DiMaggio, who was greeted by fans with a roaring applause.  The clip included testimony, […]

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SDCC2013: Nickelodeon Unveils the First Episode of The Legend of Korra: Book 2

by Soniaon July 20, 2013
At 2013’s The Legend of Korra panel on Friday, Jul 19, fans who camped out overnight outside the convention center were rewarded with a trailer of clips from Book 2 along with the premiere of the very first episode of Book 2: Spirits titled “Rebel Spirit.”  Nickelodeon has posted the Book 2 trailer online for fans who weren’t at […]
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SDCC2012: DC Comics: Young Justice Panel Report

by Soniaon July 16, 2012
The Young Justice panel featured previews and spoilers for the upcoming issues of DC’s younger superhero comics. The presentation started with the Zero month of comics which were announced last month and mark the first anniversary of DC’s New 52. Teen Titans will cover the story of how Tim Drake became Red Robin, and upcoming […]

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SDCC2012: Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal Panel Report

by Soniaon July 14, 2012
The “Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal” panel, hosted by Larry King, was really a tribute to the man who has voiced Optimus Prime for almost 30 years, Peter Cullen. When King and Cullen appeared before the crowd, the entire audience rose in standing ovation for the both of them. Even after a short pre-recorded […]
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SDCC2012: Marvel: Next Big Thing Panel Report

by Soniaon July 14, 2012
The Marvel: Next Big Thing panel highlighted a few upcoming issues and storylines beginning in October. Most of what was discussed has already been revealed earlier this year such as the new Gambit series returning the character to his thief roots, Hawkeye’s new ongoing series, the new Captain Marvel starring Carol Danvers, The First X-Men […]