Split Signals for "Green Lantern: Emerald Knights"

by on June 7, 2011
As is their custom, Ed Liu and Maxie Zeus team up to review the latest Warner Premiere/DC direct-to-video, Green Lantern: Emerald Knights. Ed: “Green Lantern: Emerald Knights is a slight but entertaining anthology film intended to capitalize on the upcoming live-action feature film and corresponding PR blitz. It’s packed with a lot of crowd-pleasing sci-fi […]

PR: "Nightmare Before Christmas" Debuts on Blu-ray 3-D on August 30, 2011

by Ed Liuon June 4, 2011
The Delightfully, Frightful Holiday Classic Makes Its Blu-ray 3D™ Debut Tim Burton’s THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS Available For The First Time To Own In Spectacular 3D Presentation, August 30th, 2011 BURBANK, California, June 3, 2011 – More astonishing and spectacular than ever before, Academy Award® nominated writer/producer Tim Burton’s overwhelmingly favorite The Nightmare Before Christmas […]

"Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil" on Blu-ray 3-D, Blu-ray, and DVD on August 16, 2011

by Ed Liuon June 4, 2011
Anchor Bay Entertainment, the Weinstein Company, and Kanbar Entertainment have announcedthat Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil will be released on Blu-ray 3-D, Blu-ray, and DVD on August 16, 2011. The following trailer was released as well: The full press release follows: “Great family entertainment!” ~ Stuart Lee, WNYX-TV ANCHOR BAY ENTERTAINMENT, THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY and […]

"Green Lantern: Emerald Knights" Available Now OnDemand; New Clips & Stills Released

by Ed Liuon June 3, 2011
Warner Bros. Animation has released the following video clip and stills from Green Lantern: Emerald Knights, which is now available On Demand from Comcast, Cablevision, and Verizon: (Movie native size: 1280 x 720) – click “full-screen” icon in lower-right to enlarge In addition, the following extra videos have been released of actor Henry Rollins describing […]

Toonzone Presents "Cars 2" BTS Video: "Spy Cars Like Us"

by Ed Liuon June 3, 2011
Walt Disney Feature Animation and Pixar Animation Studios have released a new behind-the-scenes video for Cars 2, focusing on the British spy cars Finn McMissile and Holley Shiftwell: Cars 2 is slated for release on June 24, 2011. Check out Toonzone News’ earlier coverage of Cars 2.

"Kung Fu Panda 2" – The Panda’s Kung Fu Continues to Be Strong

by Ed Liuon May 30, 2011
The only two martial arts movies I can think of that really deviate significantly from a few stock narratives are Zhang Yimou’s Hero and the Jet Li vehicle Fearless. After that, even the truly great examples of the genre like Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, the Once Upon a Time in China series, Enter the Dragon, […]

LA Times on the State of Female Directors in Animated Feature Films

by Ed Liuon May 27, 2011
The Los Angeles Times has spoken with Pixar’s Brenda Chapman about the state of female feature film directors in the animation industry. Chapman, the former director of Brave who was removed from the project late last year, states, “I think it’s a really sad state. We’re in the 21st century and there are so few […]

PR: "The Lion King" 3D in Theaters Sept 16, 2011; Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D on Oct 4

by Ed Liuon May 27, 2011
AUDIENCES TO EXPERIENCE DISNEY’S “THE LION KING” LIKE NEVER BEFORE… TWO FIRSTS FOR OSCAR®- AND GOLDEN GLOBE®-WINNING ANIMATED CLASSIC: September 16, 2011—All-New 3D Version of the “The Lion King” Hits Theaters for the First Time Ever October 4, 2011— Available on Disney Blu-ray™ Hi-Def and Blu-ray 3D™ for the First Time Ever (click to enlarge) […]

PR: Bambi II Available on Blu-ray and DVD on August 23, 2011

by Ed Liuon May 20, 2011
Releasing From The Disney Vault — For The First Time Ever In High Definition! Disney’s Beloved Forest Friends – Bambi, Thumper, Owl, Flower & Faline – Are Back In A Magnificent Special Edition BAMBI II Available As A Blu-ray™ and DVD Combo Pack, DVD & Movie Download August 23, 2011 – For A Limited Time […]