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"Batman: The Brave and the Bold" First Episode Titles Revealed

by Ed Liuon October 20, 2008
Cartoon Network has released the titles, plot synopses, and air dates for the first three episodes of Batman: The Brave and the Bold. The show will debut on November 14, 2008, at 7:30 PM (Eastern/Pacific) (Check out Toon Zone News’ earlier coverage of Batman: The Brave and the Bold and our San Diego Comic-Con 2008 […]

ADV Films Announes Partnership With Sentai Filmworks

by SB20xxon October 20, 2008
ADV will localize and distribute anime for its newest business partner, Sentai Filmworks. Among the newest properties is Clannad, a 24-episode Kyoto Animation series based on the PC game, and Indian Summer, a robot maid comedy previously announced at Otakon ’08. Clannad‘s first volume, consisting of four episodes, will be released on 4/21/09, while Indian […]

"The Cult of Cartman": Preach It, Brother!

by on October 20, 2008
After reading Scott Summers’ review of The Cult of Cartman: Revelations, which contains some of the best episodes from the past few years, I felt compelled to write a riposte in defense of South Park. But first a quick qualification: I know the review is concerned with the Cult of Cartman set but this should […]

"The Cult of Cartman": Preaching to the Choir

by on October 20, 2008
In “The Death of Eric Cartman,” one of twelve South Park episodes contained in the new DVD release The Cult of Cartman: Revelations, Cartman eats the skin off an entire bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken; as a consequence, his friends stop speaking to him. After a short series of coincidences, Cartman sensibly concludes that he […]

"Oliver & Company" 20th Anniversary DVD Coming February 3, 2009

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2008
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that the Oliver & Company 20th Anniversary DVD will be released on February 3, 2009. Based on the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist, Oliver & Company follows a young stray kitten named Oliver (Joey Lawrence) who falls in with the street-smart mutt Dodger (Billy Joel) for a life […]

PR: Oliver & Company 20th Anniversary Edition on Feb 3, 2009

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2008
Walt Disney’s Oliver & Company 20th Anniversary Edition Available on DVD with New Bonus Features including Animated Shorts and an All-New Game on February 3, 2009 Burbank, Calif., October 17, 2008—Fall in love with Oliver & Company’s adorable gang of animal outcasts all over again on February 3, 2009 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment. […]

"Pinocchio" Platinum Edition/Blu-ray Gets March 10, 2009 Street Date

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2008
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that Pinocchio will be released on a 2-disc Platinum Edition DVD and Blu-ray disc in time for the 70th anniversary of its release. The movie will be restored and enhanced for its newest release, and will come with a full complement of special features, including several “making of” […]

"Tinker Bell" to Premiere on November 30, 2008 on Disney Channel

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2008
Disney has announced that the direct-to-video movie Tinker Bell will debut on the Disney Channel on November 30, 2008, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). The movie focuses on Tinker Bell’s early life in Pixie Hollow as she learns to appreciate her special role as a fairy. The movie will be released on DVD and Blu-ray disc […]

Briefly: Argentina’s 2nd Annual Animation Fest; Don’t Try This at Home, Kids

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2008
* Argentina will hold its second annual animation festival from October 27-28, 2008, in an effort to drum up business and funding for co-productions and increased domestic output. [Variety] * Three teenagers were pulled from the sewers of Queens, NY, after getting lost while playing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. [Daily News, via The Beat]

PR: Pinocchio 70th Anniversary Platinum Edition 2-Disc DVD and Blu-ray on Mar 10, ’09

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2008
Walt Disney’s Pinocchio: 70th Anniversary Platinum Edition Available For The First Time on 2-Disc Blu-ray™ Hi-Def With Special Access to Disney BD-Live Network And An All-New 2-Disc DVD, March 10, 2009 Burbank, California, October 17, 2008—The film that taught the world to “Wish Upon a Star” shines brighter than ever when Walt Disney’s original classic, […]