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Review: “Planes” Blu-ray – A Flight Worth Taking

by Ed Liuon November 25, 2013
I may be the only critic who had really positive things to say about Pixar’s Cars and Cars 2, so the fact that I also really enjoyed Disney’s Planes could mean I have a soft spot for talking vehicles with big eyes on their windshields, or that deep down I have the critical tastes of […]

“Fantastic Mr. Fox” To Get Criterion Collection Release

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison November 22, 2013
The Criterion Collection’s solicitations for February 2014 have revealed a listing for director Wes Anderson’s 2009 film Fantastic Mr. Fox. An adaptation of the children’s novel by Roald Dahl, the movie tells the story of “a clever, quick, nimble, and exceptionally well-dressed” Fox who settles down, only to be tempted to return to the chicken-stealing […]

Need For Speed Trailer

by Alex Beanon November 19, 2013
That’s the “Need For Speed” movie starring “Breaking Bad”‘s Aaron Paul, not the video game. If you like supercars being flung around while exploding in mid-air and a redemption-revenge plot, then this may be the movie for you when it releases in March 2014…

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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, […]