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"Peanuts Deluxe Holiday Collection" Blu-rays: One Classic, One Great, and One Turkey

If the Peanuts animated specials are perennials on TV, it seems that Warner Brothers is intent on making them perennials on home video as well. To be sure, they deserve much credit for taking away the license to Peanuts from Paramount and pushing out wonderfully remastered editions of beloved specials like A Charlie Brown Christmas […]

NYT Talks with Seth Green on "Robot Chicken: Star Wars"

The New York Times‘ Arts Beat weblog has spoken with Seth Green about Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III, which premiered on Adult Swim last night. Among other topics, Green discusses how he finds new material for satire in the Star Wars universe, how his spouse deals with his Star Wars obsession, the multi-generational nature […]

"Venture Bros" S4 Vol. 2 and Season 4 Blu-ray Coming March 22, 2010

Adult Swim and Warner Home Video have announced that The Venture Bros. Season 4 Volume 2 will be released on DVD on March 22, 2010. The DVD will contain the remaining 8 episodes of season 4 along with a set of unspecified bonus features with a suggested retail price of $19.99. On the same day, […]

"Dirty Pair" Vol. 1: Girls, Guns, and Space Bikinis. What's Not to Like?

Back in ancient days when the Internet was all text-based and dinosaurs roamed the Earth, the only place to get Japanese comics and cartoons was in the back corners of comic book stores. One of the earlier imports that piqued my curiosity at the time was Dirty Pair, although I never worked up the energy […]

"Bambi" Diamond Edition Coming on March 1, 2011

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment will release the Bambi Diamond Edition DVD/Blu-ray combo pack on March 1, 2011, as well as standard- and high-definition digital download versions. A standard-edition DVD will also be released seven weeks later on April 19, 2011. The Diamond Edition release will also feature a “Second Screen” application which will allow […]

LA Weekly Talks with Genndy Tartakovsky on "Sym-Bionic Titan"

LA Weekly has spoken with Genndy Tartakovsky about Sym-Bionic Titan, the newest animated series from Tartakovsky’s Orphanage Animation Studio and currently airing on Cartoon Network. Among other topics, Tartakovsky discusses the show crew’s approach to demographics, the more ambitious animation and story plotting compared to his earlier cartoons, and how his status as an immigrant […]

Clips and Still from "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Premiere Episode for Dec 3, 2010

Lucasfilm and Cartoon Network have provided the following video clip from “Pursuit of Peace,” the next new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, premiering tonight, December 3, 2010, at 9:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific) on Cartoon Network. Click to play: The following bonus clip has also been provided with a preview of things to come in […]

"The Boys": Those Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Shermans

Were Robert and Richard Sherman the greatest American songwriting team of the twentieth century? Considering the competition—the Gershwins, Rogers and Hammerstein, Lerner and Lowe, to name just the most famous few—it’s probably no insult to admit they weren’t. They wrote plenty of forgettable songs; so did the other worthies. But the best Sherman songs can […]

"Waking Sleeping Beauty": A Candid History of Disney's Renaissance

The documentary Waking Sleeping Beauty offers an focused inside look at the history of Walt Disney Animation Studios between 1984 and 1994, up until The Lion King hit theaters to tremendous success. The film is produced by veteran producer Don Hahn (who also directed) and one-time Disney executive Peter Schneider, both of whom played very […]

Don Hahn Discusses "Waking Sleeping Beauty" and "Fantasia" Home Video Releases

Disney producer/director Don Hahn has been interviewed by ComingSoon.net and Movieweb.com about the release of his documentary Waking Sleeping Beauty on DVD and Fantasia and Fantasia 2000 on Blu-ray and DVD. In both interviews, Hahn discusses the making of both movies, the goals he had from the outset in making Waking Sleeping Beauty, other projects […]

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