For Kids

Review: “Kiara the Brave” Is Not the Gutsy Princess You Are Looking For

by Shawn Hopkinson July 13, 2012
There’s a concept in the film industry called drafting. It’s a simple but profitable one. Whenever there’s a hugely anticipated blockbuster with a big marketing push, low-budget film companies will rush out a quick, cheap movie that’s sorta kinda similar in title or theme. The people who make these are betting that their low-budget offering […]
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PR: Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios Enter TV Content Distribution Alliance; “Kaijudo” & “Transformers Rescue Bots” to DVD

by Ed Liuon July 12, 2012
SHOUT! FACTORY AND HASBRO STUDIOS ENTER NEW TELEVISION CONTENT DISTRIBUTION ALLIANCE FOR HOME ENTERTAINMENT Multi-Year Agreement Grants Shout! Factory Distribution Rights to Popular Animated Series from Hasbro Studios Los Angeles, CA and Pawtucket, RI – July 13, 2012 – Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios today announced a strategic distribution collaboration to bring current animated hit […]


PR: VIZ Media Invites Young Fans for Kids Day at 2012 Comic-Con International

by Ed Liuon July 12, 2012
VISIT VIZ MEDIA AT COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL, BOOTH #2813  VIZ MEDIA INVITES YOUNG FANS FOR KIDS DAY AT 2012 COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL (click thumbnails to enlarge)  VIZ Media welcomes younger fans and the young-at-heart on Sunday, July 15th for KIDS DAY at the company’s expansive Booth 2813 at the 2012 Comic-Con International, the nation’s biggest comic book, […]

PR: “Looney Tunes the Chuck Jones Collection Mouse Chronicles” Coming to DVD/Blu-ray on Aug 28, 2012

by Ed Liuon July 11, 2012
IT’S THE BIG CHEESE OF MOUSE COLLECTIONS WITH WARNER HOME VIDEO’S RELEASE OF LOONEY TUNES THE CHUCK JONES COLLECTION MOUSE CHRONICLES AVAILABLE AUGUST 28, 2012   Set Features 19 Remastered Shorts Released on DVD & Blu-ray™ for the First Time Plus Bonus Material   Two-Disc Collection Features Over Two Hours of Content BURBANK, CA (July […]


Review: “G.I. Joe” Series 2 Season 2 Surrenders to the Suck

by Ed Liuon July 11, 2012
I thought that the previous season of the DiC G.I. Joe series would prepare me for what was to come in the second and last one, now available on a 3-disc set from Shout! Factory and Hasbro. However, it turns out that even my lowest expectations weren’t sufficiently low, because G.I. Joe Series 2 Season […]

PR: “The Super Hero Squad Show: The Infinity Gauntlet!” Season 2, Vol. 4 on DVD August 21, 2012

by Ed Liuon July 11, 2012
The Conclusion of the Outrageous Second Season!       The Super Hero Squad Show:      The Infinity Gauntlet!     Season 2, Volume 4   OWN IT ON DVD AUGUST 21, 2012 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY KIDS With Thanos locked away in the Soul Stone and Doctor Doom continuously plotting his revenge, the Squaddies must Hero Up for […]


PR: Nickelodeon Honors Ernest Borgnine with a “SpongeBob SquarePants” Two-Hour Marathon

by Ed Liuon July 10, 2012
Nickelodeon Honors Ernest Borgnine with a SpongeBob SquarePants Two-Hour Marathon Nickelodeon honors the late Ernest Borgnine with a two-hour SpongeBob SquarePants marathon featuring the actor as Mermaid Man, from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Wednesday, July 11.  Borgnine voiced the character alongside his former “McHale’s Navy” co-star Tim Conway, who voiced Barnacle Boy.  […]

LAIKA Brings "ParaNorman" to San Diego Comic Con International 2012

by Ed Liuon July 6, 2012
LAIKA Animation Studios will be coming to San Diego Comic Con International 2012 to show off their latest film ParaNorman, which is coming to theaters on August 17, 2012. On Friday the 13th of July, a panel dedicated to ParaNorman will be held in Hall H, featuring actors Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse; […]


PR: Nickelodeon’s "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Set to Premiere Saturday, Sept. 29

by Ed Liuon July 6, 2012
NICKELODEON’S TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES SET TO PREMIERE SATURDAY, SEPT. 29, AT 11:00 A.M. (ET/PT) WITH A ONE-HOUR SPECIAL EVENT Mae Whitman, Hoon Lee and Kevin Michael Richardson Join the Cast Los Angeles, CA – July 6, 2012 – Nickelodeon will debut the all-new, CG-animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with a one-hour special event […]

The Legend of Korra – Recapping Book 1

by Ed Liuon July 5, 2012
The main reason for my disappointment in The Legend of Korra‘s season 1 finale lies firmly in two events: the Mako/Korra romance and sudden Korra Airbending/Avatar State developments at the end. The mental gymnastics required to justify the latter especially made me feel like I was trying to win a Marvel No Prize, trying to […]