DVD Talk Visits Pixar Animation Studios for "WALL-E"

by Ed Liuon November 4, 2008
DVD Talk’s John Sinnott has posted a report of his visit to Pixar Animation Studios to get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of WALL-E. Sinnott’s visit included discussions with director Andrew Stanton, producers Jim Morris and Lindsey Collins, sound designer Ben Burtt, and storyboard artist Derek Thompson. WALL-E will be released on DVD and […]

DC Anime Club Screens "Doraemon the Movie" on November 14, 2008

by Ed Liuon November 4, 2008
The DC Anime Club and the Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, will be hosting a free screening of Doraemon the Movie on Friday, November 14, 2008, at 6:30 PM. The 2006 movie is a remake of the original Doraemon movie, with Japan’s iconic robot cat dealing with a baby dinosaur wreaking […]

Nickelodeon’s "Superstuffed Nicktoons Weekend" Cartoon Marathon Starts Nov 26, 2008

by Ed Liuon November 4, 2008
Nickelodeon has announced details of this year’s “Superstuffed Nicktoons Weekend” marathon of cartoons to celebrate the American Thanksgiving holiday. The marathon will start on Wednesday, November 26, 2008, and run through Sunday, November 30. Highlights include sneak previews of The Penguins of Madagascar, the debut of the Naked Brothers Band animated special The Supetastic 6, […]

ADV/Sentai Licenses "Princess Resurrection"

by SB20xxon November 4, 2008
ADV Films and its new partner, Sentai Filmworks, have licensed the anime series Princess Resurrection, a Madhouse adaptation of the comedic horror manga by Yasunori Mitsunaga. Its first volume will be released on 3/17/09. ADV also plans to stream subtitled episodes beforehand, as well as on their cable video on demand service. Anime News Network

PR: Nickelodeon Offers "Superstuffed Nicktoons Weekend" Starting Nov. 26, 2008

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2008
Nickelodeon’s Thanksgiving Menu Offers Non-Stop Animation with “Superstuffed Nicktoons Weekend”, Beginning Nov. 26 Four-Day Animation Cornucopia to Include Sneak-Peek of New Series The Penguins of Madagascar, New Animated Naked Brothers Band Special, Premieres of SpongeBob SquarePants, The Mighty B!, Back at the Barnyard and The Fairly OddParents *Art and Screeners Available Upon Request NEW YORK, […]

PR: DC Anime Club and JICC, Embassy of Japan Present Doraemon the Movie

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2008
DC Anime Club and Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan Present: Doraemon The Movie The DC Anime Club and the Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan Present Doraemon on Friday November 14, 2008 at 6:30pm as part of the Anime/Live Action Series based upon Manga (Japanese Comics). The adorable blue […]

"Futurama: Bender’s Game" Gets DTVs Back in the Saddle

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2008
Disappointment seemed to be the general reaction to the second Futurama direct-to-video movie, The Beast with a Billion Backs (read our review here). As a result, it’s a little hard to completely filter out how much lowered expectations will affect one’s reaction to Bender’s Game, the third of four direct-to-video movies that will act as […]

Newsarama Hosts "Futurama: Bender’s Game" Video Clip

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2008
Newsarama has posted an exclusive video clip from Futurama: Bender’s Game, the latest direct-to-video Futurama movie. The movie will be available on DVD and Blu-ray disc tomorrow, November 4, 2008.

New "Peanuts" Motion Comics Available on iTunes

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2008
Charles Schulz’s iconic Peanuts comic strip is the latest comic to be turned into one of Warner Bros’ Motion Comics, with several classic 1964 comic strips turned into 3-4 minute Flash animated videos available at the iTunes store. Individual episodes containing two cartoons are 99 cents each, and the full “season” can be purchased for […]

Newsarama Interviews Ben Jones on "Batman: Brave and the Bold;" New Video Preview

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2008
Newsarama has interviewed Ben Jones on directing the debut episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold, which will air on Friday, November 14, 2008, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). Among other topics, Jones discusses the dual goal of the episode to introduce both the Blue Beetle and Batman, how he and the rest of the […]