World’s Finest Talks with Will Friedle on "Batman Beyond" and "Brave and Bold"

by Ed Liuon December 12, 2008
The World’s Finest Online has interviewed actor Will Friedle on his roles as Terry McGinnis on Batman Beyond and the Blue Beetle on Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Friedle discusses how he landed the role of McGinnis in Batman Beyond thanks to his work on Boy Meets World, and also digs into his newest […]

"Coyote Ragtime Show" Collection: Even the Coyotes Won’t Touch It

by Classic Speedyon December 11, 2008
A while back, when I reviewed Coyote Ragtime Show‘s first volume, I expressed annoyance about the numerous sources who said the series sucked. It left me feeling like a cretin, since I enjoyed the first four episodes. Well, ultimately, I find that “they” were right. Despite a promising start, the rest of the show doesn’t […]

"Spectacular Spider-Man" Moves from KidsWB to Disney XD in March 2009

by Ed Liuon December 11, 2008
The Marvel Animation Age is reporting that The Spectacular Spider-Man will be moving from the KidsWB block on the CW network to Disney’s new Disney XD network, with the second season expected to premiere in March 2009. It is also expected that the first season will be run on Disney XD as well. MAA also […]

"Bolt," "Kung Fu Panda," "WALL-E," "Waltz with Bashir" Get Golden Globe Nominations

by Ed Liuon December 11, 2008
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced the nominees for the 2008 Golden Globe Awards. The nominees for Best Animated Feature Film are Disney’s Bolt, DreamWorks Animation SKG’s Kung Fu Panda, and Disney/Pixar’s WALL-E. The animated film Waltz with Bashir also landed a nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. Bolt and WALL-E also landed in […]

(UPDATED) "The Zeta Project" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson December 11, 2008 reports that Warner is issuing the first season of The Zeta Project on DVD on March 17th, 2009. The spin-off series from Batman Beyond is about an android named Zeta who was trained to kill by the NSA, but when he finds out one of his targets was innocent, he goes on the run. […]

"Blood+" Vol. 4 Announced

by Classic Speedyon December 11, 2008
More episodes of the anime series Blood+, which aired on Adult Swim from 2007-2008, are coming to DVD on 1/27/09. The price is $24.96, and it runs 124 minutes. [Source: RightStuf ]

Variety on the Problems of 3-D Animation for Oscars in 2009

by Ed Liuon December 11, 2008
Variety has examined some of the problems that may result from the many animated movies being released in 2009 which will have 3-D versions. Specifically, the limited ability to watch 3-D movies nationwide might mean that members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will not be able to see an animated movie […]

Alfred Molina on Voicing Ares for "Wonder Woman" DTV

by Ed Liuon December 11, 2008
Warner Brothers Animation has released another interview to promote the Wonder Woman direct-to-video animated movie. In this latest one, actor Alfred Molina (Raiders of the Lost Ark, Chocolat, Spider-Man 2) discusses his role as Ares, God of War. Among other topics, Molina discusses the challenges of voice acting vs. on-camera acting, his opinions on Ares’ […]

PR: Alfred Molina Discusses His Role as Ares in "Wonder Woman"

by Ed Liuon December 10, 2008
ALFRED MOLINA DISCUSSES HIS ROLE AS ARES, THE GOD OF WAR, IN “WONDER WOMAN,” THE NEXT DC UNIVERSE ANIMATED ORIGINAL MOVIE COMING TO DVD AND BLU-RAY ON MARCH 3, 2009 (click on any image to enlarge to full 1920×1080 high-definition resolution) Alfred Molina makes villainy a suave, ruthless affair as the voice of Ares, the […]

"Darker Than Black": A Pale But Entertaining Copy of Stuff We’ve Seen Before

by Jacob T. Paschalon December 10, 2008
Darker Than Black is set in a time ten years after an object dubbed the “Hell’s Gate” appears in Tokyo. This object, mysteriously, has the effect of replacing the sky’s usual constellations with a new set of stars, each of which corresponds to a “Contractor”—a human being who is granted paranormal abilities by the Gate. […]