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Transformers: The Movie

Review: “Transformers: The Movie” Blu-ray Dares To Be Stupid and That’s Alright

by Neo Yion September 12, 2016
I love the cheesy aesthetic of 80’s media because they are often shamelessly dumb and driven by the Rule of Cool. Transformers could not have come out at any point before then. The high concept — giant alien robots that transform into vehicles, forever locked in an eternal war between two factions — is mind-blowing to […]
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Cartoon Network UK Study Finds Children Value Humour And Kindness As Qualities

by Grant Whiteon September 12, 2016
A study undertaken to promote Cartoon Network UK’s continuing Imagination Studios programme reveals that UK children prioritise noble traits such as humour and kindness. The nationwide survey of 6-12 year olds, their parents and teachers found that, whilst 63% of kids prefer to draw over write and the majority would start by designing how their […]

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Archer Snags First Emmy Award

by Alex Beanon September 12, 2016
What is arguably FX’s best show – and definitely its best animated show – “Archer”, won its first Outstanding Animated Series Emmy after having been nominated on three previous occasions. The series, which recently completed its seventh season won the Emmy for its episode titled “The Figgis Agency.” “Archer” defeated some tough competition for their […]
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“LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures” Complete Season One Coming to DVD and Blu-ray December 6, 2016

by Ed Liuon September 9, 2016
Unleash the Lighter Side of the Force With the Action Packed Thrills of 
LEGO® STAR WARS: The Freemaker Adventures Complete Season One! The Complete Season One on Blu-ray™ and DVD for the First Time on December 6, 2016 6 Exclusive Magnets Packed Inside Each Blu-ray and DVD! Synopsis: Join the Freemakers in their spectacular first […]

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Yo-Kai Watch Movie To Be Released In US Theaters October 15

by Peter Paltridgeon September 9, 2016
This fall Yo-Kai Watch 2 will be released for the Nintendo 3DS in two versions, but that’s not the end of it. Yo-Kai Watch protagonist Nate and his ghost friends are about to embark on their biggest adventure yet (in terms of screen size). Level-5 and Eleven Arts confirmed the Yo-Kai Watch movie will get […]

Finding Dory

“Finding Dory” Comes to Digital HD on October 25, 2016; Blu-ray Follows on November 15

by Ed Liuon September 8, 2016
The Summer Blockbuster Hit, Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory, Swims Home on Digital HD on Oct. 25 and Blu-ray™ on Nov. 15 Dive deep into the kelp to find out more about the making of the film with extensive extras featuring the creative talent of Pixar and the all-star cast! BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 8, 2016 — The […]
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Otakon 2016: Press Conference Q&A With “Escaflowne” Director Kazuki Akane

by Todd DuBoison September 6, 2016
A 30-year veteran of the anime industry, Kazuki Akane worked his way up the ladder at Studio Sunrise by starting out as a Production Runner in the 1980s on Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ and the film Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack. In the 90s he took on assistant director and storyboarding jobs until his first […]

Amazon Studios Stinky and Dirty Show

Review: “The Stinky and Dirty Show” – Streaming STEM

by Ed Liuon September 2, 2016
Kate and Jim McMullan launched a kids book franchise with I Stink, a delightfully illustrated ode to a New York City garbage truck as it makes its rounds throughout the city. The first follow-up was I’m Dirty, centering on a backhoe loader. Amazon Studios has picked up the >The Stinky and Dirty Show on Amazon […]
Star Wars Rebels Homecoming

Review: “Star Wars Rebels” Stellar Season 2 Blu-ray

by Ed Liuon September 1, 2016
One of the strengths of Star Wars Rebels is its position in the timeline after the Star Wars prequel trilogy and The Clone Wars animated series but before the start of the original trilogy. This position allows it to cherry pick elements of both to bridge the gap between those two stories, while introducing some […]