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End Sinister: Live-Action "Aeon Flux" Just Sad

“That which does not kill us, makes us stranger.” –Trevor Goodchild, from “Thanatophobia” I wanted to hate this movie. I freely admit it—I went into the theater prepared to absolutely loathe this film, but I had my reasons. Directed by Karyn Kusama (Girlfight) and starring Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron, Aeon Flux is an adaptation of […]

Animation Upstarts Take Aim at Pixar, Dreamworks

An Associated Press article profiles several small animation studios seeking to challenge the market dominance of animation frontrunners Pixar Animation Studios and Dreamworks Animation SKG. The studios mentioned include Orphanage Animation Studios (who recently hired Samurai Jack and Dexter’s Laboratory creator Genndy Tartakovsky), Wild Brain, and CritterPix.

2005 Forbes 15 Richest Fictional Characters List

Forbes magazine has updated its 15 Richest Fictional Characters list for 2005. Santa Claus takes the top place with infinite assets. Animated characters include Richie Rich ($17B), Lex Luthor of Superman ($10.1B), C. Montgomery Burns of The Simpsons ($8.4B), Disney’s Scrooge McDuck ($8.2B), Bruce Wayne of Batman ($6.5B), and Cruella De Vil from 101 Dalmatians […]

WHV Announces 'Teen Titans' and 'The Batman' Complete First Seasons on DVD (Updated)

Update (12/04): Front (Updated) and back cover art and special features for Teen Titans added. Update (11/29): Front and back cover art and special features for The Batman added. WHV has officially announced that both Teen Titans and The Batman will be receiving complete first season DVD treatment. Each two-disc release will retail for $19.98 […]

"The Ultimate Avengers" Trailer Images

Toon Zone poster Aximlli recently obtained screen captures from The Ultimate Avengers: The Movie trailer and has posted several image captures on The Marvel Animation Forum. The trailer will debut on the upcoming Fantastic Four movie DVD next week. Click on the image below to see the rest of the captures.

"Quack Pack," "Goof Troop" Pushed Back

Disney has pushed back the previously announced release of Quack Pack and Goof Troop to February 21, 2006. Both releases were previously scheduled for release on February 14, 2006. SRP remains the same at $14.99 each.

Two "Peanuts" DVDs Street in March

Paramount will release Snoopy Come Home and A Boy Named Charlie Brown to DVD on March 28, 2006. The DVDs will retail for $19.99 each. TVShowsOnDVD has cover art.

Sony Wonder to Distribute "Dragon Booster"

Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. today announced that Sony Wonder will distribute home video in Canada for Dragon Booster. Sony Wonder will distribute the first four episodes of the series on VHS and DVD on February 7, 2006. Further episodes will be released in June 2006. Dragon Booster currently airs on ABC Family and Toon Disney […]

Comics Previews for December 1: Season of the Witch, Jonah Hex, Marvel Zombies

Several comics previews are available on-line. AVAILABLE NOW – The complete first issue of Season of the Witch is available at Newsarama.com. The comic, about a teenaged girl transported to a magic world, is by Jai Nitz and Kevin Sharpe and is published by Image Comics. The same article also contains a five-page preview of […]

Animated DVDs Lead October DVD Sales Charts

Home Video Research is estimating $1.14 billion in DVD sales in October 2005, up 9.3% from the same period a year before. The rise in DVD sales came about due to the success of two animated DVDs, with Disney’s Cinderella Platinum Edition DVD being the top seller for movies and South Park: The Complete Sixth […]

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