"Cars 2": This Year’s Model Is Top of the Line

by Ed Liuon June 22, 2011
While I didn’t think the original Cars was the most original story in the world, it was certainly enjoyable enough as a wonderful embodiment of its own theme that the journey is often more of a reward than the destination. However, I will also admit that it’s not my favorite Pixar movie of their collected […]

PR: "Phineas & Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension" Coming to DVD Aug 23, 2011

by Ed Liuon June 21, 2011
Disney Channel’s Original Movie Based On The #1 Animated Emmy® Award-Winning Comedy Series PHINEAS AND FERB THE MOVIE: ACROSS THE 2nd DIMENSION . These press materials are available in electronic form at

Pixar Announces November 27, 2013 as Release Date for Next Movie

by Ed Liuon June 20, 2011
Entertainment Weekly reports that Pixar has announced November 27, 2013, as the release date of their next film after Brave (coming June 22, 2012) and Monsters University (coming June 21, 2013). The report is light on details, but notes that “it’s an original script (not a sequel) and doesn’t have a title yet.” UPDATED: The […]

"Cars 2" News Roundup

by Ed Liuon June 20, 2011
With the upcoming release of Cars 2 in theaters, various news outlets around the web are covering different aspects of the production: Several outlets are posting interviews or feature articles on John Lasseter, director of the film and Disney Animation Studios chief creative officer, including the Wall Street Journal, the Baltimore Sun, and the MovieWeb […]

PR: "Rio" Comes to Blu-ray and DVD on August 2, 2011

by Ed Liuon June 15, 2011
Hang Out with the Hottest Birds in Town! The RIO Party Comes Home When the Music and Dance Extravaganza Comes to Blu-ray and DVD on August 2nd Bring Home Over An Hour of Exciting Interactive Features and Exclusive Bonus Levels of Angry Birds Rio® with Blu-ray Purchase (click to enlarge) LOS ANGELES, CALIF. (June 15, […]

"Twin Spica Vol. 3" Once Upon a Time in Outer Space

by Chad Boninon June 15, 2011
The first class of Japanese students training for space flight have their work cut out for them. After a disastrous manned mission puts a blight on the concept, it’s up to the children of today to prove that we need them as the astronauts of tomorrow. Meek Asumi is aided by the ghost of a […]

Disney Announces "Beauty & the Beast" 3-D for Oct 2011, Plus DTV Sequels for Nov 2011

by Ed Liuon June 14, 2011
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that Beauty and the Beast Diamond Edition 3D will be released on October 4, 2011. The new 5-disc release will contain the 4 previous Diamond Edition Blu-ray discs plus one Blu-ray 3D disc of the film. In addition, the direct-to-video sequels to the movie will be getting special […]

Five New Clips Released from "Cars 2" (UPDATED June 14, 2011)

by Ed Liuon June 14, 2011
Walt Disney Feature Animation and Pixar Animation Studios have released five new clips from Cars 2: Cars 2 is slated for release on June 24, 2011. Check out Toonzone News’ earlier coverage of Cars 2.

"Green Lantern: Emerald Knights," a.k.a. "The Color of Corporate Money"

by Maxie Zeuson June 7, 2011
Green Lantern: Emerald Knights contains more than a few fun things. I’d like it better, though, if it weren’t also so good at putting me to sleep. I’m not sure what the point is of this latest DTV from DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation, aside from the obvious one: It’s a tie-in to the […]

"Green Lantern: Emerald Knights": Great Space Popcorn Flick, Skip the Bonuses

by Ed Liuon June 7, 2011
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 superhero moments that will make fans of the genre smile, and it’s all executed with enough skill and good humor that I’m willing […]