Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter & Under the Hood preserves a place for content from the graphic novel that could not be worked directly into the recent movie release. The main content of the DVD clocks in at a little less than an hour, and despite its virtues it simply doesn’t offer enough to […]
Warner Bros. Animation will be hosting a special “Animation Celebration” on Tuesday, April 7, 2009, starting at 6:00 PM at the Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, CA. The celebration will reveal the first update of the Warner Bros. Animation billboard in nearly 15 years. The event is free and open to the public, and will […]
The winners of the animation-related categories of Nick’s 2009 Kids Choice Awards are as follows: Favorite Cartoon Phineas and Ferb Winner: SpongeBob SquarePants The Fairly OddParents The Simpsons Favorite Animated Movie Bolt Kung Fu Panda Winner: Madagascar 2: Escape 2 Africa Wall-E Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie Ben Stiller Winner: Jack Black Jim Carrey […]
The Robot6 weblog at Comic Book Resources reports that Anime Insider magazine has been canceled, with issue 67 (April 2009) being its last. The move is the latest of a series of cutbacks and reductions at the company.
VIZ Media has announced that the Bleach and Naruto feature films are now available on Apple’s iTunes store for purchase and rental. The movies are both in the English dubbed version, with standard-definition available for purchase ($9.99) and rental ($2.99), and rental in high-definition ($3.99) The complete press release is below. VIZ MEDIA LAUNCHING BLEACH […]
The Penguins of Madagascar, DreamWorks Animation’s new CG-animated series for Nickelodeon, is like half of one of their animated features: a conventional, “irreverent” knockabout comedy that’s been shorn of the pathos and “character arcs” that usually burden their movies. In this regard, at least, you can say that it is only half as repulsive as […]
The trailer for the Warner Bros. live-action/CGI/puppetry fantasy adventure Where The Wild Things Are is now available at Apple.com. Based on the classic children’s book by Maurice Sendak, the film is directed by Spike Jonze and opens in theaters October 16th. Jonze has stated in several interviews that he has gone to great lengths to […]
PR-Inside.com reports: Disney Interactive Studios [has] announced Toy Story Mania!, inspired by the Disney/Pixar animated feature “Toy Story,” will be released exclusively for the Wii™ home video game console this fall. Toy Story Mania! showcases an array of entertaining games based on the new Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort attractions, while featuring the […]
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed actor Diedrich Bader about being Batman for Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Bader discusses how the different cast members have developed a solid rapport over time, reveals a few upcoming cast members (including Paul Reubens, a.k.a. Pee-Wee Herman, as Bat-Mite in an upcoming episode), and the best fringe benefit […]
Comicon.com’s PULSE News has interviewed J. Torres about his work writing the tie-in comic to Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Among other topics, Torres discusses how he landed the job to write the comic, what he likes best about the show, and the heroes he intends to team Batman with.