Final Fantasy: Advent Children—it’s been a long time coming. Finally, the fantasy has become reality. It’s here. Excuse the awesomely pretentious introduction, but I must confess, I am a massive fan of Final Fantasy VII and I never believed we’d ever get to see a sequel. Nevertheless, please don’t let these trembling hands holding this […]
As video games, aided by Hollywood talent and ever more realistic graphics, become increasingly cinematic, it is little surprise that film adaptations have grown in popularity. Or that they are almost uniformly awful. However, sometimes even Uwe Boll takes a vacation, and other stars are given the chance to shine. And shine they do on […]
Adult Swim’s original series Tom Goes to The Mayor has been renewed for a second season. Guest stars this term will include Bob Odenkirk, Dave Foley, Gary Busey, Judd Hirsch, Sean Hayes, Janeane Garofalo, Bob Balaban, Garry Shandling, Robert Loggia, Michael Ian Black, Zack Galifianakis, and Sir Mix-a-Lot. Tom Goes to The Mayor Season 2 […]
4Kids Entertainment Home Video, Inc. will offer Yu-Gi-Oh! fans an exclusive online advance viewing of Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monsters, the new direct-to-DVD release. The official Yu-Gi-Oh! website, www.yugioh.com, will stream the entire 90-minute DVD on Monday, May 22, 2006, beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT. This premiere event comes on the eve of […]
Disney Channel’s premiere of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse on Friday, May 5 (7:30 p.m.), delivered the highest ratings ever for a Playhouse Disney series premiere among Kids 2-5 (6.2/767,000), Girls 2-5 (6.0/375,000), Households (2.2/1,960,000), and Total Viewers (1.2/2,777,000). Among all basic cable networks in the U.S., Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (Friday, May 5, 7:30 p.m.) was #1 […]
Warner Home Video will release two volumes of Charlie & Lola to DVD on September 5, the studio says. Charlie & Lola: Vol. 1 and Charlie & Lola: Vol. 2 will each retail for $14.98. The Playhouse Disney series is based on a series of children’s books by Lauren Child. Penguin Books will release four […]
Fullmetal Alchemist is wrapping up with volumes 12 and 13 debuting on 9/5 and 9/26, respectively. We will also see Fullmetal Alchemist: The Movie on 9/26, in both regular and limited editions. In addition, three complete collections are coming in September: Gunslinger Girl, Lupin the 3rd Movie Collection, and Yu Yu Hakusho Collection 2. Wrapping […]
DC Comics has announced the trade paperbacks, hardcovers, and other collected editions to be released between August and December, 2006. Included in the list is the Absolute DC: The New Frontier by Darwyn Cooke, coming in October, which will include all 6 issues of the original mini-series plus a pin-up gallery, deleted scenes, and more […]
Jerry Beck’s Cartoon Brew weblog has posted videos from the Paris premiere of Pixar’s Cars, where director John Lasseter answered several questions from the audience, including his cinematic influences and inspirations and what he forsees after the merger with the Walt Disney Corporation.
Hannibal Tabu’s Comics Reel is reporting that Cartoon Network has posted a clip from “Destroyer,” the series finale for Justice League Unlimited that is scheduled to air this Saturday at 10:30 PM EDT.