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My Little Pony Gets Spooky

by Alex Beanon August 12, 2014
The friendly ponies of the “My Little Pony” franchise are preparing for Halloween and things will get spooky with the upcoming release on DVD of “My Little Pony, Friendship is Magic: Spooktacular Pony Tales” – a six-episode DVD of the six spookiest My Little Pony FIM episodes – “Bats!”, “Boast Busters”, “Castle Mane-ia”, “Luna Eclipsed”, […]
Disney Tarzan Splash

Review: Disney’s “Tarzan” Blu-ray Triumphs

by Ed Liuon August 12, 2014
Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan has been a perennial on screens large and small for decades, so it’s surprising that one of the most faithful adaptations of the original novel is Disney’s Tarzan, now available on a new deluxe Blu-ray combo pack edition. Released in 1999, Tarzan is one of the true gems of the post-Renaissance […]

Robin Williams 1951-2014

by Dan Collinson August 12, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams has died today from an apparent suicide.  He was 63. A successful stand-up comedian, Williams achieved nationwide fame as Mork, an alien from the planet Ork on an episode of Happy Days.  Williams later played Mork in the Happy Days spinoff Mork & Mindy […]

DisneyToon Studios Has Layoffs

by Alex Beanon August 11, 2014
DisneyToon Studios, the Disney-based studio for its direct-to-video animation projects, has laid off nearly a third of its staff. The recent diminishment of the “Tinkerbell” franchise along with the direct-to-video market being a shell of its former money-making self were theorized to be the main culprits behind the layoffs. Approximately 17 of the 60 full-time […]

The Legend of Korra Zaheer Earth Queen

The Legend of Korra – “Long Live The Queen” – Episode 36 Recap

by Neo Yion August 11, 2014
The Red Lotus encounters the Earth Queen. Meanwhile, Korra and Asami are stranded in a desert. A minor complaint about the Red Lotus is the lack of distinctive personality amongst the three traveling with Zaheer. Ghazan, Ming-Hua, and P’Li all showed promising signs of friendship and romance. There is genuine affection when P’Li reunites with […]
FUNimation at Otakon 2014

Otakon 2014: FUNimation Announces “Hellsing Ultimate 9 & 10” and more

by Weathermanon August 9, 2014
At Otakon 2014, FUNimation made numerous licensing announcements, both for new and re-licensed properties, as well as cast announcements and a number of home video releases. The biggest new license announcement was the final two episodes, 9 and 10, of Hellsing Ultimate. They also announced the full rights for Black Butler: Book of Murder OVA. […]

CON TV To Launch With Zombies

by Alex Beanon August 8, 2014
CON TV – the new digital network from Wizard World designed to provide programming for fans of various Comic Con-like conventions around the country – will be launching later this year with “Fight of the Living Dead” where a smattering of YouTube stars see if they can navigate the first 24 hours of a post-zombie […]

Robot Chicken Harry Potter Sneak Peek

by Alex Beanon August 8, 2014
“Robot Chicken” is winding down its seventh season on Adult Swim and AS has released a sneak peek of a little Harry Potter skewering from an upcoming RC episode…

Henry & Me Trailer

by Alex Beanon August 8, 2014
“Henry & Me” – about an 11-year-old boy with cancer who fantasizes about current and legendary New York Yankee baseball players – has released its trailer. The animated film voice-stars Richard Gere, Chazz Palminteri, Cyndi Lauper, Lucie Arnaz and Paul Simon as well as a host of current and former Yankee players [though Alex rodriguez […]