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I Know That Voice! Toonzone Interviews Actor John DiMaggio about “Pound Puppies”

by Ed Liuon May 31, 2013
John DiMaggio, how do we love thee? Let me count the ways. Or some of the roles. Or at least some of my personal favorites, anyway. Bender in Futurama Dr. Drakken in Kim Possible Rath in Ben 10: Alien Force Shnitzel in Chowder Aquaman in Batman: The Brave and the Bold Jake the Dog in […]
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Review: The Hub June Premieres: “Pound Puppies,” “SheZow,” “Aquabats Super Show,” “Wizards vs. Aliens”

by Ed Liuon May 31, 2013
The passing of the Memorial Day weekend means summer’s here, and the Hub Network has a heaping helping of premieres slated for June 1, 2013, with two new series and two returning shows. In the order that they are scheduled to premiere on June 1 (all times Eastern). I agree with my colleage Maxie Zeus […]

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Wired Interviews Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer on “Venture Brothers” Season 5

by Ed Liuon May 30, 2013
Wired‘s Underwire weblog has interviewed Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer about the upcoming season 5 of The Venture Bros (premiering on Sunday, June 2, 2013, at 12:00 AM (ET) on Adult Swim). Among other topics, the pair discuss how the growth of the audience since its premiere has affected the show, the darker turn the […]
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PR: “Transformers: Rescue Bots – Energize” Coming to DVD June 11, 2013

by Ed Liuon May 30, 2013
Get Ready to Get Energized! Transformers: Rescue Bots – Energize Own It on DVD June 11, 2013 from Shout! Factory Kids Meet the TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS — CHASE THE POLICE-BOT, HEATWAVE THE FIRE-BOT, BLADES THE COPTER-BOT and BOULDER THE CONSTRUCTION-BOT characters! They’ve been given the task of going undercover to protect the good people of […]

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PR: Section23 Films Announces September Slate; “Elfen Lied” Blu-Ray on September 3, 2013

by Ed Liuon May 30, 2013
SECTION23 FILMS ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER SLATE ELFEN LIED BLU-RAY EDITION Available on September 3rd HOUSTON, May 30, 2013 – Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its September slate of releases; including the Anime Classic Elfen Lied which will be available for the first time on Blu-Ray and will include all 13 episodes plus the OVA […]
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PR: GKIDS and Cinedigm Announce Home Distribution Label; “From Up on Poppy Hill” Coming Sept 3, 2013

by Ed Liuon May 30, 2013
GKIDS AND CINEDIGM ANNOUNCE NEW MULTI-PLATFORM HOME DISTRIBUTION LABEL FOR SELECT GKIDS ANIMATED FILMS LABEL LAUNCHES WITH STUDIO GHIBLI’S “FROM UP ON POPPY HILL” SCHEDULED TO BE RELEASED SEPTEMBER 3RD, 2013 ON DVD, BLU-RAY AND CABLE VOD ELEVEN ANIMATED FEATURES INCLUDED IN PACT New York, NY, May 30, 2013 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning […]

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Disney Announces Animated Feature Schedule Through 2018

by Ed Liuon May 30, 2013
Walt Disney Feature Animation has announced its slate of movies scheduled through 2018, adding 8 new films to the 6 already announced: Monsters University – Pixar (June 21, 2013) Frozen – Walt Disney Animation (November 27, 2013) The Good Dinosaur – Pixar (May 30, 2014) Big Hero 6 – Walt Disney Animation/Marvel (November 7, 2014) […]
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Zack Snyder & Bruce Timm to Collaborate on Animated Short for Superman 75th Anniversary

by Ed Liuon May 30, 2013
The Hollywood Reporter has unveiled Warner Brothers’ Superman 75th Anniversary logo, also announcing that an animated short film is in the works, with Man of Steel director Zack Snyder collaborating with an array of DC Comics talent, including longtime producer Bruce Timm, director Jay Oliva (who also storyboarded several sequences in Man of Steel), WB […]

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PR: TELETOON Springs Into Action with “Scooby-Doo! Spooky Games”

by Ed Liuon May 30, 2013
TELETOON Springs Into Action with Scooby-Doo! Spooky Games This must-see Scooby-Doo! special airs on Saturday, June 8 at 7 p.m. ET/PT in support of Healthy Me Week 2013 (Toronto, Ontario – May 29, 2013) – Creepy culprits and vengeful villains haunt the Mystery Inc. team in Scooby-Doo! Spooky Games, a half-hour special premiering on TELETOON […]
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Review: “My Neighbor Totoro” Blu-ray – Best. Neighbor. Ever.

by Weathermanon May 30, 2013
Some movies are huge, gaudy spectacles of sound and fury that signify nothing more than our ability as humans to be entertained by empty flashes of lights.  Some movies completely eschew the idea of anything visual and become an exercise in watching boring people talk to each other till you’re sick of it.  The best […]