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"Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence" Coming to Blu-Ray and DVD

by on April 21, 2008
Bandai Entertainment will release Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence to Blu-Ray and DVD with an all-new English audio track, the company said last weekend. No price or release schedule was announced. [Source: Bandai Entertainment]

Marvel Theme Park Coming to Dubailand

by on April 21, 2008
Marvel Entertainment will get its own theme park at Dubailand, becoming the latest company to join with developer Tatweer in creating a Persian Gulf tourist resort. The Marvel Super Heroes park will showcase rides and entertainments themed around Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron, Man, the Fantastic Four, and other Marvel characters. The 4.5 millions square foot […]

"The Pixar Story:" Almost to Infinity, But Not Really Beyond

by Ed Liuon April 21, 2008
There’s no little peril in attempting a biography of a still-living and active subject. No matter the merits of the final product, it will by definition be incomplete. The benefits of access must be measured against the risk that the subject cannot or will not speak with any objectivity. And other interviewees may not speak […]

NYCC 2008: "Edgar & Ellen" Panel Delivers Object Lesson in Proper Pranking

by Ed Liuon April 20, 2008
Pranksters of all ages were welcome at Nickelodeon’s Edgar & Ellen panel at New York Comic Con on Sunday. The panel was hosted by Sara Berliner of Star Farm, with illustrator Rick Carton and his brother and show writer Billy Carton in attendance. Attendees also got a free Edgar & Ellen book signed by Rick […]

NYCC 2008: "The Venture Bros." Panel – You Just Like Kim Because She’s Hot. Admit It.

by Ed Liuon April 20, 2008
(l to r) Jackson Publick, Doc Hammer, James Urbaniak, and Michael Sinterniklaas. I can spell his name without looking it up. So. The Venture Bros panel at New York Comic Con. It wasn’t quite as funny as last year’s, but the weight of expectations can do that to you. The real news: New episodes premiere […]

"Robotech: Shadow Chronicles" Coming to Blu-Ray

by on April 20, 2008
FUNimation will release Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles to Blu-Ray on September 2, the company said yesterday. The high-definition release will come with a 5.1 digital surround sound mix and feature twenty minutes of new features along with the extras from previous standard and collector’s edition DVDs. New features will include deleted scenes with director’s commentary, […]

PR: FUNimation Announces Release of "Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles" on Blu-Ray

by on April 20, 2008
Definitive Collector’s Edition of Awarding-winning Film Showcased in High-Definition Blu-Ray Disc™ Format New York, NY, April 19, 2008 – FUNimation Entertainment, in collaboration with Harmony Gold, is proud to announce at this year’s New York Comic Con that it is bringing another title of next generation entertainment to the next generation format with the release […]

NYCC 2008: "Avatar" Full Panel Report

by Ed Liuon April 20, 2008
(NOTE: This panel report will present the events out of order to move spoilers for the end of season 3 to the bottom.) The frighteningly large audience for the Avatar panel A completely packed conference room at the New York Comic Con welcomed Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, co-creators of Nickeloden’s hit show Avatar the […]

NYCC 2008: Disney’s Royalty and Robots – The "WALL•E" and "Prince Caspian" Panel

by Ed Liuon April 20, 2008
Disney conquered the mammoth IGN Theater at New York Comic Con with a panel to screen their two newest films: Disney/Pixar’s WALL•E, and Disney/Walden Media’s The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian. If audience reaction is any gauge, Disney is going to have two more hits on its hands starting in May, although it must be […]

NYCC 2008: "One Piece" Offers Pieces of Eight for the Fans

by Ed Liuon April 19, 2008
FUNimation’s One Piece panel was held in a jam-packed room of fans, revealing both the size and the intensity of the One Piece fanbase. Panelist Mike McFarland opened up to audience questions immediately as his colleague Justin Cook ran back to get screening materials and a working DVD player for the room. Unsurprisingly, the very […]