Digital Media

Review: “Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection” – Small Wonders

by Ed Liuon August 17, 2015
Even the most stringent critics must admit that the Walt Disney Animation Studios has come a long way since the late 90’s and most of the 2000’s, with a string of critical and commercial successes restoring much of the studio’s lost luster. However, along with a healthy feature film division, Disney has also revived its […]


Review: Streaming Kidvid Roundup with “Wishenpoof” and “Dinotrux”

by Ed Liuon August 14, 2015
In a lot of TV and movies (for kids and adults alike), something with a male lead character is assumed to be “for all audiences,” but something with a female lead character is “for girls.” Kids cartoons “for girls” also don’t seem to have evolved much from the cartoons Lauren Faust described to Ms. magazine […]


Exclusive “Dinotrux” Concept Art Unearthed

by Ed Liuon August 13, 2015
Archaeologists working at the Toonzone Institute for Advanced Paleoautomotive Studies have released exciting new research in the evolutionary development of Dinotrux, the truck/dinosaur hybrids first researched by author Chris Gall in his children’s picture book franchise and premiering on Netflix on August 14, 2015, as a new animated series from DreamWorks Animation Television. The following […]


“Avatar: The Last Airbender” Complete Series DVD Coming October 6, 2015

by Ed Liuon August 11, 2015
NICKELODEON’S ELEMENT-BENDING AND SPELLBINDING SERIES AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER IS NOW AVAILABLE IN ONE EXCLUSIVE COLLECTION AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER: THE COMPLETE SERIES Available on DVD October 6, 2015 NEW YORK-August 10 – Nickelodeon’s fan-favorite animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender is now available in this exclusive 16-disc special collection which features every episode from […]

“Toy Story That Time Forgot” Coming to Blu-ray, Digital HD on November 3, 2015

by Ed Liuon August 11, 2015
Join Woody (Tom Hanks), Buzz (Tim Allen) and the Gang as They Embark on a Hilarious New Adventure for the Entire Family! TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGOT Available for the First Time on Blu-ray™, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on November 3rd Loaded with All New Never-Before-Seen Bonus Features Including Behind-the-Scenes, Sing-Alongs and Over […]


Review: “Guilty Crown Complete Series” – The Crime of Being a Mess

by macattackon August 10, 2015
On the surface, Guilty Crown has a lot of what it takes to be a spectacular sci-fi action series. It has a near-future societal outlook. It borrows liberally from recent headlines detailing biological outbreaks and social unrest (perhaps it even hits harder for Americans due to the increasing Ebola scare). It has creative, unique mecha […]

Otakon 2015: Roundtable Interview With Director Ei Aoki & Producers Toshiyuki Nagano, Shizuka Kurosaki

by Todd DuBoison August 10, 2015
Ei Aoki, Toshiyuki Nagano and Shizuka Kurosaki are a trio that hail from a younger, up-and-coming generation in the anime industry today. In her early career as a producer at the major Japanese production company Aniplex, Ms. Kurosaki has been involved in the supernatural thriller film series The Garden of Sinners, the recently completed fantasy […]