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Review: “Akira” Blu-ray – The Masterwork Back in High Definition

by Ed Liuon November 18, 2013
The history of Akira on home video turns out to encapsulate the history of anime on home video in the United States as well. The success of the film in Japan led to the first VHS releases in the early 1990’s, in both dubbed and subtitled versions as well as in full-frame and letterboxed releases. […]

Twin Hercules On The Way

by Alex Beanon November 14, 2013
Two film studios are really hoping that people like the story of Hercules because there are going to be two films on the mythological Greek hero whether they like it or not. The first film, entitled “Hercules: The Legend Continues” will star Kellan Lutz [“Twilight”] and follows the big lug on his fabled trek through […]

Night At The Museum 3 Gets A Creepy Crawley

by Alex Beanon November 14, 2013
The third installment in the family film franchise “Night at the Museum 3” is based in London and will have Dan Stevens playing Camelot knight Sir Lancelot. Stevens has gained fame as former country lawyer but now very dead Matthew Crawley in the television series “Downton Abbey” and will be joining Jerry Stiller, who will […]

Toonzone Interviews Gainax Co-Founder and Anime Producer Hiroaki Inoue

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison November 14, 2013
A bona fide veteran of the anime industry, Hiroaki Inoue began his career as an animator at Tezuka Productions and would ultimately go on to be a successful producer as well as a co-founder of the animation studio Gainax during the 1980s. In addition to producing Lensman, the first anime work to use 3D graphics, […]

PR: More Guests Announced For MCM Birmingham Comic Con & Memorabilia

by Grant Whiteon November 13, 2013
MCM BIRMINGHAM COMIC CON & MEMORABILIA – NEC – 23-24 NOV More Guests Announced For MCM Birmingham Comic Con & Memorabilia MCM Birmingham Comic Con and Memorabilia, Britain’s biggest collectors’ event, both come to the NEC on 23-24 November and there’ll be a host of guests attending alongside all the comic creators, videogames and retailers. […]

Fantastic Four Takes Assassin’s Creed Spot

by Alex Beanon November 13, 2013
With “Assassin’s Creed” moving to August to avoid being a superhero sandwich between the Avengers 2 sequel and the Batman/Superman hybrid movie slotted to release in May and July respectively, 20th Century Fox has moved another superhero-themed film into its place and announced that the “Fantastic Four” reboot based on the Marvel Comics’ superhero characters, […]

Maleficent Trailer

by Alex Beanon November 13, 2013

Assassin’s Creed Finds A Safer Spot For 2015

by Alex Beanon November 13, 2013
With the Avengers 2 sequel and the Batman/Superman hybrid movie slotted to release in May and July respectively, Ubisoft and 20th Century Fox decided to play it safe and moved the film out of its original June release date to a later summer release date in August after, presumably, the Avengers 2 frenzy has died […]

Voice Talent for “Maya the Bee Movie” Announced at AFM

by Ed Liuon November 11, 2013
The Hollywood Reporter notes that Jacki Weaver, Miriam Margolyes, and Noah Taylor have been announced as voice talent for the Australian-German co-production Maya the Bee Movie at the America Film Market 2013 conference. The movie will be the first 3D animated kids feature for Australian studio Flying Bark, and will be based on the Maya […]

NY Times on the Uncertain Reception for Hayao Miyazaki’s “The Wind Rises”

by Ed Liuon November 11, 2013
The New York Times has looked at the potential trouble spots in the US release of Hayao Miyazaki’s latest film The Wind Rises, based on the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the designer of the Japanese Zero fighter. While right-wing elements in Japan have criticized the film for being too pacifistic, the concern is that the […]