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"Variety" on Animation in Documentaries "Chicago 10" and "Waltz With Bashir"

Variety notes the rise of animation in documentary films, such as Chicago 10 (read Toon Zone News’ review here) and Waltz with Bashir, with Chicago 10 director Brett Morgen and Waltz With Bashir director Ari Folman discussing the reasons for using animation in their documentaries instead of stock footage or interviews. Morgen states that he […]

"Brave and the Bold" Coverage Around the Web

A variety of coverage is popping up around the Internet about the new Batman: The Brave and the Bold series: Comic Book Resources has interviewed Diedrich Bader, voice actor for Batman; Michael Jelenic, story editor for the show; and Andrea Romano, casting and voice director. The World’s Finest Online has interviewed director Ben Jones, who […]

Briefly: Shyamalan on "Airbender;" NYT on Disney Merch; Boop on Broadway

* M. Night Shyamalan spoke with the MTV Movies Blog about his live-action trilogy adapting Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender. * The New York Times has taken a look at Disney’s efforts to expand their licensed merchandise programs to higher-end products like wedding gowns and haute couture clothing (free registration required). * A stage musical […]

"The Real Ghostbusters" Comes Home Complete in 25-DVD Set

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PR: The Real Ghostbusters: Complete Series in 25-DVD Set on Nov 20, 2008

WHO YOU GONNA CALL? TELEVISION’S LONGEST RUNNING SPOOKY CARTOON AND FUNNY FAN FAVORITE FINALLY ESCAPES THE GHOST TRAP TO HAUNT THE DVD REALM THE REAL GHOSTBUSTERS: THE COMPLETE SERIES The Animated Series That’s As Big As The Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man Finally Comes To Home Video, With All 147 Episodes of The Real Ghostbusters And Slimer! […]

"Futurama: Bender's Game" Gets DTVs Back in the Saddle

Disappointment seemed to be the general reaction to the second Futurama direct-to-video movie, The Beast with a Billion Backs (read our review here). As a result, it’s a little hard to completely filter out how much lowered expectations will affect one’s reaction to Bender’s Game, the third of four direct-to-video movies that will act as […]

Newsarama Hosts "Futurama: Bender's Game" Video Clip

Newsarama has posted an exclusive video clip from Futurama: Bender’s Game, the latest direct-to-video Futurama movie. The movie will be available on DVD and Blu-ray disc tomorrow, November 4, 2008.

"Avatar" Seasons 1 and 2 Streaming Video Available on Veoh

The Veoh on-line video website has begun broadcasting Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender in streaming video format. Seasons 1 and 2 are available now. (via TZ member Antiyonder)

"Looney Tunes Golden Collection" Vol. 6: Less Bugs, More Bosko

I’m not going to lie: when I first read the list of contents for the sixth Looney Tunes Golden Collection, I was a tad underwhelmed. Eventually, I got just as excited as every other year’s release (and purchased it on release day, as always), but back when news first broke, all I could think of […]

"Tinker Bell:" The Girls Will Love It, The Boys May Not Admit It

Some toy commercials are disguised as entertainment, and some entertainment is disguised as a toy commercial. The link between entertainment and merchandise has existed ever since Edgar Rice Burroughs figured out the cross-marketing potential of Tarzan, turning him into the first mass-merchandised fictional character, but that success pales in comparison to the virtual art form […]

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