PR: Oban Star-Racers Vol. 1 on DVD April 22, 2008

by Ed Liuon February 22, 2008
Oban Star-Racers Volume One: The Alwas Cycle Featuring All 13 Ucut Episodes in Glorious 5.1 Surround Sound, Seamless 2-D and 3-D Animation and Chockfull of Bonus Features Arrive on DVD April 22, 2008 from Shout! Factory U.S. audiences can finally experience the groundbreaking, seamless combination of 2-D and 3-D animation SYNOPSIS The Complete Alwas Cycle […]

PR: Three New Volumes from the Disney Vault on Walt Disney Treasures Wave VIII

by Ed Liuon February 22, 2008
Three New Volumes from the Disney Vault Featuring Never-Before-Seen Material Debut on DVD Walt Disney Treasures WAVE VIII Destino Chronological Donald, Volume 4 Dr Syn, Alias the Scarecrow Each Two-Disc DVD Set Introduced by Leonard Maltin and includes Authenticity Certificate and Collectible Lithograph Available in Limited Supply on November 11 BURBANK, Calif., February 20, 2008 […]

"Coraline" Trailer Available in QuickTime and YouTube

by Ed Liuon February 22, 2008
Writer Neil Gaiman has posted the trailer for Coraline, the movie adaptation of his novella directed by Henry Selick (Nightmare Before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach). The trailer is available in a QuickTime version and on YouTube. The movie is scheduled for release in 2009.

Foo Fighters Sue Marvel for Copyright Infringement in Animated Trailer

by Ed Liuon February 22, 2008
Rolling Stone magazine is reporting that the Foo Fighters band is suing Marvel Entertainment for unlawful use of one of their songs in a trailer for the upcoming Wolverine and the X-Men animated series. The trailer debuted earlier in February and was quickly removed from most hosting websites, presumably due to the copyright infringement from […]

"Witchblade" Vols. 3 and 4: There Can Be Only One Highla- Er, Witchblade

by SB20xxon February 22, 2008
Witchblade may advertise itself as a show about a hot, semi-naked chick who regularly kicks ass every which way. In fact, though, it’s at its best when dealing with the human elements, especially the aforementioned Masane and her relationship with her daughter, Rihoko. But the butt-kicking-hot-chick-seeking audience must be placated as well. The third volume […]

"Wall Street Journal" Seems to Reveal "Toy Story 3" Plot

by Ed Liuon February 21, 2008
An article in the Wall Street Journal about Disney pulling its video game efforts in-house may have revealed the plot to Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story 3. The first sentence of the article contains the starting point for the movie before noting that Disney has turned down an offer from their usual video game partner THQ and […]

New York Anime Festival Announces September Date for 2008 Show

by on February 21, 2008
The New York Anime Festival will hold its 2008 show from September 12th through the 14th at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City, festival organizers announced today. Convention planners decided to move the date of the show to September after soliciting feedback from attendees and exhibitors at last year’s festival. [Source: New […]

PR: New York Anime Festival Announces 2008 Dates

by on February 21, 2008
Norwalk, CT, February 21, 2008: The New York Anime Festival (NYAF) today announced its 2008 show will be held from September 12th to the 14th at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City. The New York Anime Festival, a Japanese pop culture convention from the creators of the New York Comic Con, held […]

"Glass Fleet": Rocks Wanted

by on February 20, 2008
“Michel hasn’t quite been himself since that incident.” You’re talking about the sex-change operation, right? Cleo must find it a relief now that he can stop biting back the sarcastic replies to obvious set up lines. I know it was a relief to me. But then, I’m not a soulful, raven-tressed pirate who’s nicknamed himself […]

Bumblz Media Offers "Bumblz: The Pirate’s Treasure" for Free Online

by Ed Liuon February 20, 2008
Bumblz Media has issued a press release noting that they are launching their own children’s programming network using the Internet and YouTube to promote their Bumblz franchise of pre-school videos. Parents and fans can watch the complete DVD release of Bumblz: The Pirate’s Treasure at the Bumblz website before purchasing. For full details, read the […]