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CLIP: Bonus Clips and Concept Art from Disney’s “The Jungle Book” Diamond Edition

by Ed Liuon February 7, 2014
In advance of its February 11, 2014, release, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released a concept art slideshow and clips from the bonus features of The Jungle Book Diamond Edition Blu-ray/DVD combo pack. The Jungle Book Diamond Edition will be available starting February 11, 2014, and will feature the movie restored for high-defintion, along […]

“The Legend of Korra”: Recapping Book 2

by Neo Yion February 6, 2014
Looking back, I don’t really know how to feel about Book Two of The Legend of Korra as a whole. I supposed I’m mixed, but the ending makes me reconsider things because it’s just so magnificent.  Book Two is better than Book One. Don’t get me wrong, I really enjoyed the Benders vs. Non-Benders equality […]

G.I. Joe Enlists for Amazon’s Kindle Worlds

by Ed Liuon February 6, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter notes that America’s daring, highly trained special missions force has opened up a new front in their ongoing war against Cobra: Kindle Worlds, Amazon.com’s program that allows writers of fan-fiction to publish and profit from their work. Hasbro and Amazon have added G.I. Joe to the properties available for writers on Kindle […]

“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” Tops Video Sales Charts in Debut Week

by Ed Liuon February 6, 2014
Sony Pictures Animation’s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 has topped the home video sales chart in its first week of release, with the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart pegging it at #1 for both the DVD/Blu-ray combined chart and the dedicated Blu-ray sales chart. Trailing it on the combined sales chart were […]

More 60’s Superman and Batman Cartoons Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson February 6, 2014
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner will release two classic Filmation versions of Superman and Batman with The New Adventures of Superman: Seasons 2 & 3, and The Adventures of Batman: The Complete Series on DVD June 3,2014. The New Adventures of Superman: Seasons 2 & 3 sees the Man of Steel in action with 32 episodes on […]

Legends Comes To Comedy Central

by Alex Beanon February 5, 2014
Comedy Central has potentially added another animated series – by ordering a pilot episode for “Legends” – about three hoop players [Jamal, Milk and Grover] who are freshman benchwarmers at Bluford High but think they are legends in their own minds. Jamal will be voiced by Quinn Hawking while Grover and Milk will be voiced […]

Animated Shorts At SXSW

by Alex Beanon February 5, 2014
Animated Shorts At SXSW The schedule has been released and the list of animated shorts is lengthy at the 2014 South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas. The animated short receiving the Grand Jury Award at the SXSW is eligible for a Best Animated Short Academy Award nomination for next year… ANIMATED SHORTS The […]

Elton John Puts On Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

by Alex Beanon February 5, 2014
Legendary pop star Sir Elton John may have another animated hit on his hands as his company, Rocket Films, has signed on to produce an animated version of the wildly popular Broadway play “Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”. The Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice-created play is the latest project for John, whose company also produced […]

Review: “Justice League: War” – War is Hell

by Ed Liuon February 5, 2014
Considering that it’s based on a comic book that I dislike from first principles, I enjoyed Justice League: War more than I thought I would. However, while the movie definitely betters the comic in multiple ways, some of the changes introduce flaws of their own and the movie ultimately fails to achieve escape velocity from […]