Free Comic Book Day 2009 Gold Sponsors: Simpsons, Cars, Clone Wars, TF Animated

by Ed Liuon December 10, 2008
The 2009 Free Comic Book Day Gold Sponsors have been announced. Highlights for animation fans include: Bongo Comics: 2009 Free for All Publisher: Bongo Comics The comic company that brings you The Simpsons and Futurama in the fantastic four-color format joins with retailers to reel in new readers. This special issue features a comic cornucopia […]

Don Hahn Interviewed on "Beauty & the Beast" 3-D, "Alchemy of Animation"

by Ed Liuon December 10, 2008
The /Film website spoke with Disney producer Don Hahn about a variety of topics in their latest podcast interview, ranging from his long career making animated movies, trends in animation, his new book The Alchemy of Animation, and the upcoming re-release of Beauty and the Beast in 3-D. Regarding Beauty and the Beast 3-D, Hahn […]

"Karin" Vol. 5: Goes From Tasty to Sucking

by SB20xxon December 10, 2008
For those coming in late, here’s the Cliff’s Notes version of the vampire-comedy Karin: The title character is a reverse vampire, meaning that instead of sucking blood, she builds up excesses of it, which she must pass on to someone else via a bite before it starts geysering out of her. She’s got a crush […]

"Wonder Woman" DTV to Premiere at New York Comic Con on Feb 6, 2009

by Ed Liuon December 9, 2008
The Wonder Woman direct-to-video movie will get its worldwide debut at the 2009 New York Comic Con on February 6, 2009 at 8:30 PM. The premiere will be followed by a panel discussion with the film’s cast and crew. In addition, producer Bruce Timm has been named as one of the con’s guests of honor, […]

PR: DC Animated Original Movie "Wonder Woman" to Premiere Feb 6, 2009 @ NY Comic Con

by Ed Liuon December 9, 2008
DC UNIVERSE ANIMATED ORIGINAL MOVIE Wonder Woman TO PREMIERE FEBRUARY 6, 2009 AT NEW YORK COMIC CON Big Screen Debut Precedes March 3, 2009 Street Date for Availability on DVD, Blu-ray, OnDemand, Pay-Per-View & Digital Download (click images to enlarge) BURBANK, CA, (December 9, 2008) – Wonder Woman, the highly-anticipated fourth entry in the DC […]

"Venture Bros" Season 3 Becomes First Adult Swim Show on Blu-ray

by Ed Liuon December 9, 2008
The HD Room is reporting that The Venture Bros. Season 3 will be the first Adult Swim series to be released in Blu-ray high-definition in addition to DVD. Both DVD and Blu-ray are scheduled for release on March 24, 2009, spanning 2 discs for 13 episodes. The Blu-ray will also come with an exclusive CD […]

"Gunbuster VS Diebuster" BluRay: Aims For The Top!

by on December 8, 2008
Gunbuster is the only hope if humanity wants to survive an alien war. Diebuster is the only hope if humanity wants to survive an alien war. Two young girls will sacrifice all to save their friends and the Earth. Two young girls will sacrifice all to save their friends and all of humanity. Two destines, […]

China and Disney Jump Through Hoops for 3-D "Bolt" Release

by Ed Liuon December 8, 2008
Variety is reporting on the run-up to Bolt‘s release in 3-D in the Chinese market, with the Chinese government giving unheralded support to the film. The Chinese government has a 20-film quota restricting the number of foreign movies that can be imported per year, but is giving Bolt a special exemption from the quota. The […]

"Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" Dominates Overseas Box Office

by Ed Liuon December 8, 2008
DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa has received a warm reception from overseas audiences according to Variety, which reports that the movie took in $50.2 million this past weekend in 35 markets. Bolt, which will not hit most overseas markets until January, earned $9.5 million in 9 markets, while WALL-E took in $5.6 million, with […]

Sydney Car Wash in Legal Hot Water with Nick for SpongeBob Infringement

by Ed Liuon December 8, 2008
The owner of a car wash in Sydney, Australia has attracted the attention of Nickelodeon’s legal team, which is claiming that the car wash’s company logo too closely resembles SpongeBob SquarePants. The owner is claiming that his logo looks “totally different” from Nickelodeon’s famous character.