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Justice League Dark

“Justice League Dark” Los Angeles Premiere Panel

by Christopher Glennonon February 7, 2017
Los Angeles’ Paley Center for Media premiered Warner Bros Animation’s latest DC movie, Justice League Dark, and then brought out the cast and crew for a Q & A session. In attendance were supervising producer James Tucker, character designer Phil Bourassa and actors Jason O’Mara (Batman), Matt Ryan (Constantine), Nick Turturro (Deadman), Enrico Colantoni (Felix […]
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Jack’s Back: Watch The New Samurai Jack Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon February 6, 2017
You’ve seen the short 10-second promos that have appeared all over Adult Swim this past week: “JACK’S BACK,” preceded by a short clip of animation. Today AS finally released the first big trailer for the return of Samurai Jack, and it is amazing. As Jack explains in a weary voice, he has now been trapped […]

Film Independent Laika Animation Fellowship for Project Involve

Film Independent and LAIKA Announce Second Year of LAIKA Animation Fellowship for Project Involve

by Ed Liuon February 6, 2017
FILM INDEPENDENT AND LAIKA ANNOUNCE SECOND YEAR OF LAIKA ANIMATION FELLOWSHIP FOR PROJECT INVOLVE Fellowship provides $10,000 grant to an animation filmmaker from diversity mentorship program Project Involve LOS ANGELES (February 3, 2017) — Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the LA Film Festival, and acclaimed animation studio LAIKA […]
The LEGO Batman Movie

Review: “The LEGO Batman Movie” – Bet On Black (& Yellow)

by Grant Whiteon February 4, 2017
The LEGO Movie was a surprise hit in 2014, with no one expecting the witty, heartfelt tale laced with political commentary that we got. Who would have expected a film based on a toy line to be so critical of consumer culture? The film’s success led to the swift announcement of sequels and spin offs, […]

Review: “Summer Wars” Is a Digital Delight

by Neo Yion February 3, 2017
One of my fondest memories from my youth were the annual family reunions. As I stood and watched the nearly 30 – 40 people I was related to – whether through blood or marriage – I was overcome with a powerful sense of pride; “The Yi Clan” as I affectionately would say to myself. I haven’t […]

Review: Disney’s “Pinocchio” Signature Edition Brings Back a Timeless Tale

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison February 2, 2017
Today, the Walt Disney company has a well-established tradition of taking literary work and reinterpreting it for popular consumption with its own amicably creative twist, and the precedent for all of that began in 1940 with its second feature film Pinocchio. Based on Carlo Collodi’s 19th century children’s book The Adventures of Pinocchio, the movie […]

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Archer Season Seven Arrives On DVD & Blu-Ray March 28

by Peter Paltridgeon February 1, 2017
Fox Home Entertainment has announced the release date for Season 7 of Archer on disc formats…it’s March 28! Strangely, their press release below only mentions the DVD and not the Blu-Ray (which hits markets on the same day). Perhaps the Blu doesn’t contain the mentioned “special feature” of a removable robot face. Scroll onward for […]
Blood Blockade Battlefront

Review: “Blood Blockade Battlefront” Has Potential Held Hostage

by macattackon February 1, 2017
Blood Blockade Battlefront is a title whose pedigree matters more to Western anime fans than to the nation it came from. After all, the manga is drawn and written by Yasuhiro Nightow, renowned in the West for creating Trigun and to a lesser extent Gungrave, both of which had much more impact on our shores than in their […]

Summer Camp Island

Cartoon Network Greenlights “Summer Camp Island”

by Ed Liuon January 30, 2017
Pack Your Bags for Summer Camp! Cartoon Network Greenlights 2017 Sundance Film Festival Selection Summer Camp Island Based on Original Short Created by Julia Pott Cartoon Network greenlights Summer Camp Island, a wildly imaginative animated series based on the original short created by Julia Pott (Adventure Time). Having completed a momentous run at this year’s […]