Production I.G. announced today that the latest film from the famed anime director Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell), Tachigui: The Amazing Lives of the Fast Food Grifters, has been selected for competition at the 63rd Venice International Film Festival in the Horizons (Orizzonti) section. That section, which is separate from the category competing for […]
***** PRESS RELEASE ***** Tokyo, June 27, 2006 Mamoru Oshii’s Tachigui: The Amazing Lives of the Fast Food Grifters Selected for the 63. Venice Film Festival！ Production I.G (http://www.production-ig.com) proudly announces the official selection of Mamoru Oshii’s latest feature film “Tachigui: The Amazing Lives of the Fast Food Grifters” (original Japanese title: Tachiguishi Retsuden, 2006) […]
I’m all for giving the little guy a shot in Hollywood. If more projects originated outside the major studios the screen would probably see more creativity, a trait sadly lacking in animated family features of late. However, sometimes the little guy gets in way over his head, as is the case in the very disappointing […]
In an announcement during a San Diego Comic-Con panel, the voice for Autobot leader Optimus Prime in the upcoming live action Transformers film has been confirmed to be Peter Cullen. Cullen played Prime in the original “Generation 1” Transformers cartoon and currently provides his voice for various Toonami ads on Cartoon Network. See the full […]
SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT UNVEILS SPECIAL FEATURES LINE-UP FOR HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED 2-DISC COLLECTION: TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE 20TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EDITION DVD Ultimate TRANSFORMERS Limited Edition DVD To Feature Three Versions Of Film; Commentary Tracks and Interviews; Sneak Peak At Next Summer’s Major Motion Picture Event; And Much More Legendary Artist Don Figueroa Crafts Exclusive New “Transforming” […]
Click here to read an interview with Hellboy: Sword of Storms director Tad Stones at IGN.com. Stones discusses DVD features, how the Hellboy Animated universe compares to the live action and comic book universes, and much more.
The latest Animated Shorts column at Newsarama.com includes an interview with John S. Davis (sic), president and founder of DNA and director of the upcoming film The Ant Bully. Davis deals with the founding of his studio in Dallas, TX, how he picked up the film and the star power behind the voices in the […]
With little reverence to thirty years of journalistic tradition, I will not begin this review on The New Adventures of Flash Gordon with any attempt to slip in the famous shill cry of “Flash! Ahhhhh.” [Real elegant. -Ed] For those as vaguely acquainted with Flash Gordon as the mainstream media, a little background seems appropriate. […]
Today’s edition of the Comic Book Resources’ Comic Reel column reports that Habbo.com will make a 10 minute preview of Ultimate Avengers 2 available after 4:00 PM PST.
DreamWorks Animation has announced that the official website for Flushed Away has launched at www.flushedaway.com. The movie, scheduled for US release on November 3, 2006, is the first CGI feature film made by Aardman Animation. The site promises a new trailer, new stills from the fiilm, and a detailed storyline, with more features to go […]