The New York Times talks about Nickelodeon’s efforts to bring its programming to China (registration required), detailing the hurdles its parent company Viacom must clear from the Chinese government and from Chinese parents who may be even more restrictive on what their children are allowed to watch. The Wild Thornberries and CatDog are already broadcast […]
Pixar’s Toy Story has been added to the National Film Registry, AWN reports. Of the twenty-five motion pictures added this year, Toy Story was the only animated title. More information is available at http://www.loc.gov/film/nfr2005.html.
Superman returns with a second DVD collection. Once again it collects 18 of the Man of Tomorrow’s finest adventures, ranging from such slugfests as “Father’s Day” to the hilarious antics in “Mxyzpixilated” Chances are you’ve seen enough of the show to form your own opinion by this point, but for those of you who haven’t, […]
Writer Dan Slott (Batman Adventures) has spoken to Newsarama.com about the upcoming She-Hulk 2 #3, which is also the 100th solo issue for the Jade Giantess if one starts from the 1980 Savage She-Hulk #1. The story involves a run-in with the Time Variance Authority, which is threatening to remove She-Hulk from history after she […]
Central Park Media is giving away twenty-four copies of CPM’s Kakurenbo: Hide and Seek on December 31. From 12:00am (ET) on December 31, 2005, to 12:00am (ET) on January 1, 2006, fans who visit http://centralparkmedia.com/kakurenbo/contest.html will be able to play a Find Sorincha Flash game. Every player who wins will be entered into an hourly […]
The Goof Troop – Volume 1 DVD, streeting on February 14, 2006, will include the following episodes: “Slightly Dinghy” “Wrecks, Lies & Videotape” “Shake, Rattle & Goof” The DVD will carry a suggested retail price of $14.99. [Source: TVShowsOnDVD]
The three episodes available on the February 14, 2006 release of Quack Pack – Volume 1 will include “Transmission Impossible,” “Heavy Dental” and “Feats of Clay,” according to TVShowsOnDVD. The DVD will retail for $14.99 SRP.
TVShowsOnDVD has cover art for Avatar: The Last Airbender – Book 1: Water, Volume 2, scheduled for release on March 28, 2006, and retailing for $16.99 SRP.
Character actor Vincent Schiavelli died yesterday, December 26, of lung cancer at his home in Sicily at age 57. Schiavelli was a memorable presence in film and television, appearing in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai, the Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV series, and the James Bond film Tomorrow Never […]
A report on the Daily Variety website quotes unnamed insiders as stating that a new distribution deal between the Walt Disney Corporation and Pixar Animation Studios is on the verge of being announced. Daily Variety added that neither side was willing to comment on the record for the report. (via Internet Movie Database Daily Briefing)