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"Hellboy Animated" Blu-ray: The Features are Heavenly, the Bonuses Have Gone to…

by Ed Liuon April 28, 2011
Unfortunately, the Hellboy Animated Blu-ray doesn’t come as highly recommended as the movies. The visuals are notably sharper and brighter than the original DVDs, although the soundtrack seems to be the same Dolby Surround 5.1 mix as the DVDs. The problem is that this release contains absolutely none of the wonderful bonus features that were […]

"The Illusionist" Teaser and Clip; Coming to Blu-ray/DVD on May 10, 2011

by Ed Liuon April 27, 2011
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has released the following teaser and clip from The Illusionist, the latest animated film by Sylvain Chomet, coming to DVD and Blu-ray on May 10, 2011. Special features include a director’s commentary track with Sylvain Chomet and a “Making of” featurette. The Illusionist will be available on May 10, 2011. For […]

"Rio" Fails To Completely Take Flight

by on April 21, 2011
The performers also seem to be on auto-pilot for the most part. Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway do fine jobs as the leads, Blu and Jewel, but it isn’t too different from stuff they’ve done before, a nerdy bird and the attainably unattainable, feisty but not too feisty object of his affection. That’s pretty much […]

New Cars 2 Posters and Characters: The Queen & Prince Wheeliam

by Ed Liuon April 19, 2011
Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios have released several new character stills and posters for Cars 2, coming to theaters on June 24, 2011. Click on any of the thumbnails below to view full-size: New Character Posters New Vintage Posters Tryptich Poster Individual Images Full Poster CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS: The Queen (voice of Vanessa […]

New "Cars 2" Character Posters Released: Okuni, Kingpin Nobunaga

by Ed Liuon April 15, 2011
Walt Disney Studios and Pixar have released the following new stills and bios for characters in Cars 2, coming to theaters on June 24, 2011. Click on any of the screenshots below to view full-size: CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS: Okuni Okuni is a micro car Kabuki dancer who dons the traditional white-painted face and an exquisite colorful […]

PR: Ticketing for the Animated Film "Rio" via the "Angry Birds Rio" Game

by Grant Whiteon April 14, 2011
Fandango, Fox and Rovio Team Up to Provide Ticketing for the Hit Animated Film RIO via the Popular Angry Birds RIO Game LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Fandango, the nation’s leading moviegoer destination and top mobile movie ticketing provider, is teaming up with top game app publisher Rovio and Twentieth Century Fox to […]

Disney Releases "The Incredibles" Blu-ray Clips (UPDATED Apr 11, 2011: More Clips)

by Ed Liuon April 11, 2011
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released the following clips from the upcoming Blu-ray release of Disney/Pixar’s The Incredibles: UPDATED APRIL 11, 2011: Disney has released four more clips from the movie and the bonus features: Film Clip- Where’s My Super Suit? Film Clip- Violet’s Forcefield Bonus Clip- Put It In Context Bonus Clip- Studio […]

New "Cars 2" Vintage Posters and Turnaround Videos: Max Schnell & Miguel Camino

by Ed Liuon April 8, 2011
Walt Disney Studios and Pixar have released the following new turnaround videos for characters in Cars 2, coming to theaters on June 24, 2011. In addition, the following character rollout pose images and “retro” posters have been released. Click on any of the thumbnails below to view full-size: ROLLOUT POSES VINTAGE POSTERS CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS: Max […]

A Virtual Roundtable with "Tangled" Animation Supervisor Glen Keane

by Ed Liuon April 8, 2011
QUESTION: This might be a tough question for you to answer, given not just Disney’s push but all the studios’ collective push for 3D, but if there were no outside pressures or preferences, would your preference have been to make a 2D or 3D film? Can you explain? GLEN KEANE: On John Lasseter’s first day […]