"Coraline" Exhibit at Cartoon Art Museum; Figure Images Released

by Ed Liuon January 1, 2009
The Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco will be hosting an exhibition of original art from the movie Coraline, courtesy of Laika Animation Studios. The exhibition will include “drawings, storyboards, puppets, sets, costumes and more” from the movie. The movie opens on February 6, 2009. Elsewhere, Neil Gaiman has posted several images of Coraline figures […]

Andrew Stanton on "WALL-E" and "Finding Nemo" at Creative Screenwriting Magazine

by Ed Liuon January 1, 2009
Creative Screenwriting magazine has posted a lengthy audio interview with Pixar’s Andrew Stanton about his work directing Finding Nemo and WALL-E. (via Cartoon Brew)

"Karin" Vol. 6: This Blood’s Too Thin For Hearty Sustenance

by Classic Speedyon January 1, 2009
Karin, the comedy/drama about a reverse vampire girl in love with a human boy, has been a frustratingly uneven show. A lot of the blame, I’ve said before, is due to miscommunications between the cast, resulting in contrived situations. Lumpy to the end, the series even has to use this tiresome plot device to gin […]

Funimation Saves the Biggest For Last-"Evangelion 1.01"

by Weathermanon January 1, 2009
Funimation has announced that they have secured the license to one of the most hotly anticipated anime title in recent years, “Evangelion 1.01”. The first in a series of four movies based on the seminal Evangelion series, “Evangelion 1.01” is a theatrical retelling of the early part of the original “Neon Genesis Evangelion” story, though […]

"Sasami Season 2": True Friendship Means Never Being Different

by Chad Boninon January 1, 2009
As Sasami Magical Girls Club returns for its second season, Sasami and her friends have returned from the world of the witches. They’re still in the same grade, still using their magic powers for good (and a certain amount of mischief), and still have their nurse Washu along to teach them how to use their […]

PR: Mary Poppins 45h Anniversary Edition DVD Coming on January 27, 2009

by Ed Liuon December 31, 2008
MARY POPPINS 45TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION A Timeless Disney Classic that Spans Generations Celebrates its 45th Anniversary with More Magic and Music Available on 2-Disc Special Edition DVD January 27, 2009 Packed with Hours of “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” Bonus Features, including an all-new, exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the hit Broadway show (click thumbnail to enlarge) Burbank, California, October […]

Funimation New Show a Go Go Day 10 Double Shot-"Samurai Champloo" and "Soul Eater"

by Weathermanon December 31, 2008
FUNimation has wrapped up their 10 day run of new show announcements with another Geneon rescue title, “Samurai Champloo,” and the licensing of one of the most popular show from the recent anime season in Japan, “Soul Eater.” FUNimation has now licensed a very large portion of Geneon’s former catalogue, leaving only a small number […]

"Le Chevalier d’Eon" Complete Boxed Set: Revenge Best Served by a Cross-Dressing Spy

by Ed Liuon December 30, 2008
If you’re looking to wander a bit off the beaten path, you won’t be able to go much further than Le Chevalier d’Eon. In fact, this series is so far off the beaten path, you might need to pack a tent and a sleeping bag. What else can you say about a series that’s a […]

Michael Jelenic Discusses Writing "Wonder Woman;" 3 New Stills Released

by Ed Liuon December 30, 2008
Warner Brothers Animation has released an interview with writer Michael Jelenic about scripting the Wonder Woman direct-to-video animated movie, along with three new still images from the movie. Jelenic discusses his writing process and what he focused on while writing the movie. Discussing the lead character, Jelenic said, “Diana had to represent all the feminine […]

PR: Screenwriter Michael Jelenic Discusses "Wonder Woman"

by Ed Liuon December 30, 2008
SCREENWRITER MICHAEL JELENIC DISCUSSES “WONDER WOMAN,” THE NEXT DC UNIVERSE ANIMATED ORIGINAL MOVIE COMING TO DVD MARCH 3, 2009 (click on any image to enlarge) “Wonder Woman” screenwriter Michael Jelenic takes questions during a panel at Comic-Con 2008. (Photo courtesy of Gary Miereanu) Writer Michael Jelenic makes the leap from animated television to feature-length films […]