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The Ultimate DVD Extra: 20 Years of Pixar at the MoMA

In 1984, a young animator named John Lasseter left Disney to work for George Lucas’ special effects group. 21 years, six feature films, 10 short films, and fifteen Academy Awards later, Pixar Animation Studios has firmly established itself as one of the finest American animation studios in the history of the medium. To commemorate their […]

New Short Films Debut at Ghibli Museum on January 3

Three new short films will debut at the Studio Ghibli Museum starting on January 3. Details and still frames from all three movies (House Hunting, Mon-mon the Water Spider, and The Day I Harvested a Star) are available at walkerplus.com, with a translation of the picture captions and the accompanying article provided by Nausicaa.net.

Mark Andrews' "Colossus" Previewed

Newsarama.com has an article and several preview pages from Mark Andrews’ Colossus, a 224-page original graphic novel to be published by Image Comics in March 2006. Andrews is a Pixar animator and co-director of their latest short film, One Man Band. The comic book will have a forward by Incredibles director Brad Bird and will […]

12-Page "Transformers: Beast Wars" Preview On-line

IDW Publishing has released a 12-page preview of Transformers: Beast Wars #1, written by Simon Furman with art by Don Figueroa. The issue is scheduled for release in February.

"Meet The Fuccons" Fuccon Weak Is What It Is

James and Barbara Fuccon, along with their son Mikey, are your standard American family. They’ve just moved to Japan and are trying to get used to the Japanese way while raising Mikey to be a stand-up kind of kid. Will Mikey be able to grow up in this Fuccon household, or will the viewer be […]

"The Fuccons": Still-Life "Comedy" is Stillborn

My favorite Japanese comedy programs are so similar to Saturday Night Live that sometimes I forget how bizarre the Japanese sense of humor can get. I was quickly reminded by The Fuccons, one of the most outlandish TV series ever seen on either side of the Pacific. Like many people, I find department store mannequins […]

"The Real Ghostbusters" Comes to DVD

The Real Ghostbusters is coming to DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on February 28, 2006, TVShowsOnDVD reports. The three volumes streeting on February 28 will contain random episodes. Volume 1: Catch Me If You Can will contain “Night Game,” “Lost and Foundry,” “Bird of Kildarby” and “Killerwatt”; Volume 2: Booware of Evil will contain […]

ADV Announces February 7 Releases

ADV Films has announced the following three titles set to hit the streets on February 7, 2006: * Diamond Daydreams: Atsuko / Karin (SRP $29.98) is a DVD-only release including episodes one through four, presented in both English and Japanese with English subtitles. Extras include the original Japanese TV spots, an interview with director Bob […]

"Hakugei" (Volume 2) Comes to DVD January 31

ADV Films has announced the second volume in its adaptation of Melville’s classic tale of obsession, Hakugei – Legend of the Moby Dick: Across the Galaxy, which is set to street on January 31, 2006. Hakugei – Legend of the Moby Dick: Across the Galaxy (SRP $29.98) is a DVD-only release including episodes six through […]

ADV Announces January 24 Releases

ADV Films has announced the following three new titles set to street on January 24, 2006: * Princess Tutu: Erwachen (SRP $29.98) is a DVD-only release including episodes ten through thirteen, presented in both English and Japanese with English subtitles. Extras include the original Japanese promotional video; a commentary track with voice actors Jessica Boone […]

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