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“Pound Puppies” – “The Accidental Pup Star” Exclusive Video Clip + Tune-In Alert

by Ed Liuon August 22, 2012
The Hub has released the following new video clip from “The Accidental Pup Star,” the new episode of Pound Puppies premiering this Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 10:30 AM (ET) that will be the capstone to the “Dog Days of Summer” event running all this week. For more information about the Dog Days of Summer […]
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The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Knights” Recap

by on August 22, 2012
Gumball’s attempts to make things perfect for Penny when she visits his house for a homework assignment backfires, resulting in Mr. Fitzgerald refusing to let his daughter anywhere near him. Now, Gumball must impress him in order to get back in his good graces – an act which is complicated by Tobias, who also seeks […]

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Review: “Young Justice: Dangerous Secrets” Makes the Kids (and Their DVD) Alright

by Ed Liuon August 22, 2012
The latest Young Justice DVD, Dangerous Secrets, is a non-trivial improvement on the last DVD, for both the show itself and its presentation on home video. If the last episode on the last disc managed to hook me, the ones on this set reel me in. The 14 episodes that wrap up season one of […]
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Review: “Puella Magi Madoka Magica” Vol. 2 LE: Die a Hero or Become a Villain

by KarlOlsonon August 21, 2012
Well, we’re now on volume 2 of fan favorite and deconstructionist magical girl anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica. The so-called Evangelion of magical girl series continues to shock and delight with intense revelations and fantastic character development, yet the question still lingers from volume 1: is this worth $100 a volume for it’s limited editions? […]

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Review: “The Cat in the Hat” Deluxe Edition Blu-ray Not Much Fun for a Rainy Day

by Ed Liuon August 20, 2012
Back in June, I had many kind words for the program and few for the Blu-ray of Green Eggs and Ham. The situation is somewhat reversed for the latest Dr. Seuss Deluxe Edition for The Cat in the Hat: my major gripe that the earlier disc was far too short has been addressed quite nicely […]
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Review: “ParaNorman” is Frighteningly Good

by Ed Liuon August 17, 2012
If there is justice in the world, LAIKA’s newest movie ParaNorman will make the studio a star in the league of Pixar. A self-styled zombie movie for kids, ParaNorman may ultimately be much more conventional than 2009’s Coraline, but this also means it’s far more accessible. It has the same stubbornly independent streak as a […]

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“Toys in the Attic” Trailer Released; In Theaters September 7, 2012, in NY, LA, Chicago

by Ed Liuon August 16, 2012
Hannover House has released the trailer for Toys in the Attic, a new  stop-motion animated film chronicling the adventures of a motley assortment of toys and knick-knacks stored in an attic of a home in Prague. The English-language version of the film is slated for a limited release in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago […]
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Reviews: “American Dad Vol. 7” Waves A Different Flag Than Expected

by Chad Boninon August 16, 2012
Good morning, USA! Hyper-patriotic Stan Smith has returned with his family for another volume of this Seth MacFarlane comedy, but as time goes on, Stan’s family grows. His daughter Hayley has gotten married, his son Steve gets a clone, Roger marries a redneck (and dates Steve’s friend Snot), and Francine rejoins the workforce … at […]

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The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Colossus” Recap

by on August 16, 2012
Darwin and Gumball attempt to improve Hector’s life by freeing him from his mother’s restrictions, but soon discover that she had very good reasons for keeping his life as mundane as possible. Now, they must calm him down to prevent him from destroying the city. I had mixed feelings when I first learned about this […]
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Transformers Animated – “Transform and Roll Out: Part 3” Episode 3 Recap

by Neo Yion August 15, 2012
Optimus must decide between giving up the Allspark or the lives of Detroit when Starscream challenges the Autobots. If the third part of “Transform and Roll Out” suffers from anything, it’s that it feels a bit detached from the first two. Part one works as an opener that sets the tone while Part two establishes […]