Ray Harryhausen, Stop-Motion Animator, 1920 – 2013

by Ed Liuon May 8, 2013
Legendary stop-motion animator Ray Harryhausen passed away on May 7, 2013, in London at the age of 92. He was born in Los Angeles, CA, on June 29, 1920, and his love for stop-motion animation began after watching 1933’s King Kong, leading him to create his own stop-motion films in his garage before moving to […]
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PR: “The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh” Coming to Blu-ray on August 27, 2013

by Ed Liuon May 6, 2013
Disney Proudly Celebrates the “Winnie The Pooh” Movie that Started it All! Beloved Original Animated Classic Debuts for the First Time on Blu-ray™ and HD Digital – August 27, 2013 BURBANK, Calif., May 3, 2013 – The Walt Disney Studios proudly celebrates the heartwarming animated classic that started it all – “The Many Adventures of […]


Bratt Takes Over For Pacino In Despicable Me 2 Villain Revolving Door

by Alex Beanon May 6, 2013
Veteran actor Al Pacino was supposed to voice the villain Eduardo in the upcoming “Despicable Me 2” film – the sequel to the popular original starring Steve Carell as the main character, Gru. But that was last week, a whole weekend went by and now, this week, it’s Modern Family’s Benjamin Bratt who will voice […]

PR: More with Molly Quinn On Being Supergirl in “Superman: Unbound”

by Ed Liuon May 6, 2013
Castle‘s Molly Quinn is the subject of four more video interview clips from Warner Home Video in conjunction with Superman: Unbound, the new direct-to-video animated feature coming tomorrow from DC Animation. Quinn plays Supergirl, cousin to the Man of Steel, and in these clips, Quinn discusses Supergirl’s personality, how she’s similar to Supergirl, Supergirl’s feisty […]


PR: Matt Bomer Discusses Playing Superman in “Superman: Unbound”

by Ed Liuon May 6, 2013
Warner Home Video has released the following new video clips of actor Matt Bomer (White Collar) discussing his work in as the Man of Steel in Superman: Unbound, the upcoming new direct-to-video animated feature film coming to DVD and Blu-ray disc tomorrow, May 7, 2013. Among other topics, Bomer discusses his feelings about the plot […]

Transformers Round Four: Frasier Crane Vs. Megatron

by Alex Beanon May 3, 2013
Let’s get ready to ruuuummmmble!!! For the upcoming “Transformers 4” film, in this corner, at 6-1 and weighing in at 236 pounds is Frasier Crane – AKA Kelsey Grammer – and in this corner, at 22 feet 11 inches and weighing in at a svelte 106,295 pounds – MEGATRON. Actually, the pair will probably only […]


Review: Hey, Man, Let’s Make a Blu-ray Deal with “Cheech and Chong’s Animated Movie,” Man

by Ed Liuon May 3, 2013
It’s a little sobering to realize that the grandfathers of stoner comedy Cheech and Chong are grandfathers themselves now. (Or at least Tommy Chong is. Cheech Marin probably is, too, but I can’t find a definitive answer to that question and I’m not motivated enough to find out for sure.) But after the pair reunited […]

Release Details For Diamond Edition Of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”

by Todd DuBoison May 3, 2013
Walt Disney Home Entertainment recently publicized release details for the upcoming Diamond Edition remastered release of its 28th animated feature film The Little Mermaid. Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, The Little Mermaid premiered in theaters in 1989 and won Academy Awards for Best Original Score (Alan Menken) and Best Original Song (“Under the […]


PR: Molly Quinn Discusses Playing Supergirl in “Superman: Unbound”

by Ed Liuon May 2, 2013
Castle‘s Molly Quinn discusses playing Supergirl in the upcoming DC direct-to-video animated feature Superman: Unbound. Based on the graphic novel Superman: Brainiac by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, Superman: Unbound pits the Man of Steel against the malevolent artificial intelligence Brainiac, with the fates of Metropolis and the long-lost Kryptonian city of Kandor hanging in […]

Trailer Released for “The Painting,” Screenings Start in NYC on May 10, 2013

by Ed Liuon May 1, 2013
GKIDS has released the official US trailer for The Painting, an animated movie from Jean-François Laguionie: The movie is slated to open in New York City on May 10, 2013, and will expand to Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, and other markets on May 24, 2013. For more details, check out Toonzone’s earlier coverage here. […]