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RightStuf Announces "Boys Be…" Thinpak

by Classic Speedyon November 25, 2007
Boys Be…, a romance anime, will be getting a complete collection from RightStuf on 2/26/08 for $44.98. It will contain all 13 episodes, all the extras from the singles, and a 48-page booklet. The box will be in thinpak form. [Source: RightStuf ]

"Futurama: Bender’s Big Score" Still a Winner for Casual Fans

by Ed Liuon November 24, 2007
I always enjoyed Futurama, but I never managed to get into the habit of watching it. I guess that means it’s all my damn fault it was canceled for disappointing ratings, so maybe this is an incredibly bad way to start off a review of the direct-to-video movie Futurama: Bender’s Big Score. I have ALWAYS […]

"Looney Tunes Golden Collection" Vol. 5: What a Fan-f-f-fanta-fantas-f… Great DVD!

by Classic Speedyon November 22, 2007
It doesn’t take a genius to figure out why Looney Tunes has endured for so long. Its only goal is to make the audience laugh, and thanks to its talented animators and directors, it succeeds nearly all the time. Now you can laugh even more with the fifth volume of Looney Tunes Golden Collection, starring […]

‘Justice League: The New Frontier’ to Receive 2-disc Release

by Jacob T. Paschalon November 21, 2007
TV Shows on DVD is reporting (with cover art in tow) that the upcoming Justice League: The New Frontier (adapted from the Darwyn Cooke limited series of the same name) direct-to-video movie will be released with two versions. For $19.98 MSRP one can purchase the single disc edition, while for $24.98 MSRP one can purchase […]

Toonzone Podcast Episode 10

by Eileen Cruzon November 21, 2007
Animation producer and director Rich Moore of Rough Draft Studios is our guest on the latest episode of the Toon Zone Podcast. Interviewed by producer Karl Olson and Daily News editor Ian Lueck (Speedy Boris), Moore talks to us about his break into the business, the hardest scene to direct in The Simpsons Movie, and […]

"Gunbuster vs. Diebuster": Not Quite a Clip Show, But Close

by Classic Speedyon November 20, 2007
I don’t know as much about the Gunbuster franchise as others, but as I understand it, Gunbuster vs. Diebuster consists of the two OAVs (one from 1988, the other from 2004) condensed into two feature length films as a theatrical double header. That means this double feature may not be the best purchase option for […]

Amy Wolfram on "Teen Titans: Year One"

by Ed Liuon November 20, 2007
Newsarama has interviewed writer Amy Wolfram about Teen Titans: Year One, a six-issue mini-series that will retell the earliest days of the original sidekick superteam of DC Comics. Wolfram was a staff writer and story editor for the Teen Titans cartoon series, and discusses how writing comics differs from writing for television, as well as […]

Groening, Cohen on "Futurama: Bender’s Big Score"

by Ed Liuon November 20, 2007
Newsarama attended the premiere of the direct-to-video movie Futurama: Bender’s Big Score, which will be the first of four DVDs to resurrect the canceled TV show. Series creator Matt Groening and Head Writer/Executive Producer David Cohen commented on the return of the show, as well as one of the unexpected side benefits Groening has in […]

Toon Zone Podcast: Rough Draft Studio’s Rich Moore on "Bender’s Big Score"

by Ed Liuon November 20, 2007
Animation producer and director Rich Moore of Rough Draft Studios is our guest on the latest episode of the Toon Zone Podcast. Interviewed by producer Karl Olson and Daily News editor Ian Lueck (Speedy Boris), Moore talks to us about his break into the business, the hardest scene to direct in The Simpsons Movie, and […]

"Beowulf" Presents Beautiful Solutions to Non-Existent Problems

by Ed Liuon November 19, 2007
I must confess that I walked into Robert Zemeckis’ Beowulf with several pre-conceptions and biases. On the one hand, I have never been too impressed with Zemeckis’ baby technology of motion-captured animation. The Polar Express plummeted straight down the “Uncanny Valley” with its creepy mannequins, and Monster House was solid entertainment with animation that was […]