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"Bambi Platinum Edition": Cuddly and Sweet But A Bit Obsolete

These days, among all the wildly eccentric characters, dazzling special effects, zany wisecracks, and grandiose musical numbers, it’s easy to forget the innocence and simplicity that marked the early years of Walt Disney’s career. In fact, it’s hard to imagine modern filmmakers letting audiences sit still for more than a few minutes without hitting them […]

"Harvie Krumpet": That Fantastic Adventure Called Life

These days animation is enjoying something of a golden age, expanding its audience, winning Academy Awards, and earning hundreds of millions. However, for all the hoopla that inevitably surrounds the latest rendering technology, it’s important to remember that CGI is not the only fish in the sea. Though nothing on the scale of Shrek or […]

New "Teen Titans" Official DVD Website Online

The official website for Teen Titans: Switched – Season One, Volume Two DVD is now online featuring video clips, pictures, DVD info, and more. The website also mentions the Teen Titans – Season Two, Volume One DVD release is “coming soon.” Discuss This News on The DC Animation Forum

"Madagascar" Activity Disc to Come with "Shrek 2" DVD

According to a report in the Internet Movie Database Daily Briefing, the Shrek 2 DVD will contain a special “activity disc” and a movie ticket to promote Madagascar, DreamWorks Animation’s newest movie scheduled for release on May 27. Additionally, a report in Daily Variety claims that 15 minutes of footage from the film met with […]

"Midori Days": Come and Knock On Their Door...

“Mad Dog” Seiji is the toughest fighter in the school. With his “Demon Right Hand,” he’ll send his enemies to a hell of pain. Though he may be far from the sharpest tool in the shed, he makes up for it with pure street skill. Naturally, girls go for the bad boys. Midori used to […]

"Read or Die" TV: Read, Please

Read or Die is quite an interesting series. The original OVA had giant grasshoppers, ten-foot-long paper airplanes and Beethoven as a villain. Not only that, but the main character, Yomiko Readman — also known as Agent Paper — used paper as her weapon, and as everything else. Whether it was a bulletproof shield, a sword, […]

WHV Announces "Sealab," "Scooby Doo" DVD Dates

Sealab 2021: Season 3 will ship as a two-DVD set on July 12, TVShowsOnDVD reports. It will retail for $29.98. Separately, TVShowsOnDVD also reports that two volumes of A Pup Named Scooby-Doo will be released on June 19 and retail for $14.98 apiece.

Pokemon Comes to Subway

Subway will feature Pokemon toys in its Kids’ Pak meals through May 8, the sandwich shop chain has announced. Featured toys include the Crazy Poke Ball, Deoxys Whirl, Pokemon Lacrosse Stick and Rayquaza Disc. In addition, each meal will come with a three-dollar savings coupon redeemable with the purchase of Pokemon: Destiny Deoxys on DVD […]

Global Student Animation Awards: Call for Submissions

Animation, visual effects and motion design students are invited to submit their work to the first annual Global Student Animation Awards. Winners will receive a job interview at a company of their choice and $1,000. Other prizes include a personally engraved Apple G5, the latest versions of Maya, and Adobe products. Fifteen finalists will be […]

"Fat Albert" Big, Fat Pile of Crap

One of modern Hollywood’s more curious genres has to be TV show adaptations, which are almost universally lambasted by critics and fans alike but still generally turn in a healthy profit. I suppose it’s the McDonald’s theory: people will flock to the familiar even if it means intestinal discomfort later. As long as there are […]

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