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Anime Boston 2014: Attack on Anime Boston!

by Weathermanon March 22, 2014
*crawls out of a warm corner* Oh hey, yeah, still cold, still have to use the outside entrance. I suppose the cold is to be expected in March in Boston. The security lines? Well, I suppose we will have to expect those from now on. The modern world, eh? Enough depressing things, this is an […]

Anime Boston 2014: Gggooodd m m m morrnnn ing ing ing……*shiver*

by Weathermanon March 22, 2014
Good morning from a rather cold Anime Boston. “But Mr Press Man! Can’t you stay inside all the time at Anime Boston?” you say? Normally I would say, “Yes, you are correct sir!”, but this is not a normal year. Apparently this year, the Hynes is insisting on a new bag check policy that created […]

A First Look at “Gundam Reconguista in G”

by Todd DuBoison March 20, 2014
This year is the 35th anniversary of Gundam, Japan’s storied robot anime franchise, and a livestreamed event in Japan began promotion for the occasion in earnest ahead of the start of the AnimeJapan trade fair on March 22nd. A trio of animated works were spotlighted at the event, one being seventh and final chapter of […]

Metegol Becomes Underdogs In North America

by Alex Beanon March 18, 2014
The popular Argentine animated feature film hit “Metegol” has had its North American film rights acquired by The Weinstein Company and will be redistributed in North America as “Underdogs” this summer [just after the World Cup]. “Metegol/Underdogs” centers on players from a foosball table coming to life and helping the film’s hero save the town […]

Archer Vice – Rules Of Extraction – Season 5, Episode 8

by Alex Beanon March 18, 2014
Synopsis: After getting caught red-handed trying to sell their cocaine to the Colombian government agents, Archer, Cyril and Ray are supposedly being transported to the toughest prison in South America until…they aren’t. Details: Once again, a pseudo-ISIS-like episode has Archer, Cyril and Ray being transported to prison after they were caught trying to sell their […]

It’s A Jolly Holiday For Saving Mr. Banks

by Alex Beanon March 17, 2014
Three months after being released to positive reviews, Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks” is coming to Blu-ray and DVD. The story of how Walt Disney [Tom Hanks] convinced “Mary Poppins” author P.L. Travers [Emma Thompson] to allow Disney to make a feature film out of her book also has bonus material consisting of deleted scenes, a […]

Spidey Gets New Director For Fourth Film

by Alex Beanon March 17, 2014
With two rebooted Spider-Man films in the books, director Marc Webb has decided three is his Spider-Man film limit and will bow out of directing the films after the third is released in 2016.Webb did, however, relent somewhat and indicate that he may return in a consultant role for the fourth film. “The Amazing Spider-Man […]

Bob’s Burgers – Mazel-Tina – Season 4, Episode 13

by Alex Beanon March 17, 2014
Synopsis: Tina wants to get invited to Tammy’s Bat Mitzvah party – where a girl becomes a woman – but Tammy isn’t interested in inviting her, so she must attend as an employee of Bob’s catering for the event. Details: Tina desperately wants to go to Tammy’s Bat Mitzvah – where a girl becomes a […]

Pixar Revs Up New Cars Short – Radiator Springs 500 1/2

by Alex Beanon March 15, 2014
A new six-minute short starring the cast of “Cars” – Pixar Studio’s megahit franchise from last decade – is revving up. The short, titled “Radiator Springs 500 ½” will hat a horde of Baja 1000 off-road racers descending upon the town of Radiator Springs and challenging Lightning McQueen to a race while Mater takes a […]

DreamWorks And Netflix Add Puss, Julien And Veggies

by Alex Beanon March 15, 2014
DreamWorks and Netflix have crafted a deal which will bring three new animated series to the online network as well as five more episodes of the speedy snail series “TURBO Fast”. The three newbies will be series based on King Julien, the lemur from “Madagascar”, Puss, the lead feline character in “Puss ‘n Boots” and […]