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Best Animated Feature of 2009: "Coraline"

This week, Toon Zone News looks back at 2009 by reposting our reviews of what we felt was the best that the year had to offer. Whatever else may be said about 2009, it was an auspicious year for animated features. It brought new films from Pixar (Up) and Hayao Miyazaki (Ponyo); Walt Disney’s return […]

Warner Home Video Releases New Images from "Justice League" and "Halo" DTVs

Warner Home Video has released several new screenshots from two upcoming direct-to-video animated movies: Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths and Halo Legends. Click on any image to enlarge: JUSTICE LEAGUE: CRISIS ON TWO EARTHS HALO LEGENDS For more information on Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, check out our earlier coverage: “Justice League: Crisis […]

Toonzone Presents 2-Minute "Toy Story 3" Sneak Peek Video Clip

Toonzone News is proud to present the following sneak peek look at Toy Story 3, introduced by director Lee Unkrich. Click the image below to play the clip: Toy Story 3 will be released on June 18, 2010.

Briefly: The New Trend in Digital Jobs, New Beatrix Potter Animation Deal

* The New York Times follows the newer computer science/information technology jobs that blend traditional computer science knowledge with other fields (free registration required), speaking specifically to Kira Lehtomaki of Disney Animation Studios, who was impressed enough by Pixar’s Monsters Inc. in college to pursue a degree in computer science specifically for graphics work. * […]

"Sita Sings the Blues" Gets Theatrical Run in NYC from December 25-31, 2009

Nina Paley’s Sita Sings the Blues will be receiving a limited theatrical run in New York City from December 25-31, 2009, at the IFC Film Center at 323 6th Avenue (at West 3rd Street). Paley will be doing audience Q&A at most, if not all, of the 8:25 PM shows for the duration.

"Toy Story/Toy Story 2" Coming to Blu-ray on March 23, 2010

A retailer announcement has revealed that Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story and Toy Story 2 will be released on Blu-ray on March 23, 2010. Specifications and retail pricing were not announced, and the special features named early include sneak peeks at Toy Story 3, Buzz Lightyear Mission Logs from his recent trip into outer space for NASA, […]

New "Despicable Me" Teaser Trailer and Stills

Universal Pictures has released a new teaser trailer for Despicable Me, their upcoming CGI animated movie starring Steve Carrell and Jason Segel scheduled for release on July 9, 2010: In addition, Universal has released several new stills from the movie. Click on any of the thumbnails below to view full-size: Despicable Me will be released […]

DVD Town Interviews Nina Paley on "Sita Sings the Blues"

DVD Town has interviewed filmmaker Nina Paley on her film Sita Sings the Blues, digging into the artistic and creative sides of making the movie. Among other topics, the interview covers whether Paley thought she was being presumptuous in tying the dissolution of her marriage to The Ramayana, the discovery and incorporation of the blues […]

"Dante's Inferno: The Animated Movie" to Arrive February 8, 2010 (UPDATED w/trailer)

EA and Film Roman have announced that their newest collaboration Dante’s Inferno will be released on DVD and Blu-ray disc on February 8, 2010. The new animated anthology is based on the classic poem by Dante Alighieri and is tied-in to the forthcoming video game for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PSP. The trailer […]

William Baldwin on Voicing the Dark Knight for "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths"

Actor William Baldwin is the latest subject of a press release interview from Warner Home Video in conjunction with the upcoming release of Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths on DVD and Blu-ray disc. Baldwin is the latest actor to portray Batman, and in the interview, he discusses how close he came to being a […]

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