"Aeon Flux": Unanimated Action

by on June 19, 2006
Surely there are few television series trickier to mold into a PG-13 film than MTV’s cult animated hit Aeon Flux. Full of over the top violence and sexuality and with no coherent plot in sight, animator Peter Chung’s franchise doubtlessly presented the filmmakers with a daunting challenge. The live action Aeon Flux is a mildly […]

"Cars" Stays in the Lead in Weekend Box Office

by Ed Liuon June 19, 2006
Disney/Pixar’s Cars remained ahead of its competition in the weekend box office estimates race, with an estimated $31.2 million in ticket sales to bring its domestic total gross to $114.5 million.

Is Turkey Anti-Piglet?

by Ed Liuon June 19, 2006
A news report from Reuters is claiming that Turkey’s public television network TRT has banned Winnie the Pooh‘s Piglet along with several other cartoon pigs. The explanation provided by the report is that pigs are considered unclean animals by Muslims. However, TRT has denied banning Winnie the Pooh cartoons or Piglet as a character, stating […]

Jeffrey Ross on "Where My Dogs At"

by Ed Liuon June 19, 2006
Comedian Jeffrey Ross and his Where My Dogs At show are the subject of a profile at’s PULSE News. The show, which debuted on MTV2 this past weekend, focuses on a dog named Buddy (voiced by Ross) encountering a variety of celebrities while making his way home to New Jersey.

Spider-Man Unmasked

by Dan Collinson June 17, 2006
In the current issue of the Marvel Comic Civil War, Spider-Man takes off his mask and reveals the identity of Peter Parker to the entire world. Civil War is a seven issue mini-series where Marvel heroes are against each other because of The Super-Hero Registration Act, requiring all superheroes to reveal themselves and register as […]

The Best There Is at What He Does: Frank Paur Talks X-Men Evolution

by on June 17, 2006
Frank Paur has served as a Director on some of the most popular and critically accalimed cartoons ever, including Batman: The Animated Series, Gargoyles and Spawn. Frank is currently hard at work bringing another Marvel Superhero back to animation with an all new Iron Man Direct To DVD feature arriving in the fall. The Marvel […]

"G.I. Joe: Sigma 6" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson June 17, 2006 reports that the first five episodes of G.I. Joe: Sigma 6 will be re-cut, revised, and re-voiced as a 90-minute movie. The DVD will be in stores on October 3rd.

"Justice League: Season Two" – The DCU Strikes Back!

by on June 17, 2006
Warner Bros Home Video has once again dipped into its vast animation well and has treated us to a full season set of Justice League: Season Two, mere months after the opening season was released. After an incredibly lack luster initial season, I remember being anxious and I’ll admit, nervous, to see how how/if the […]

In2TV Features Superman Channel

by Dan Collinson June 16, 2006
According to the Superman Homepage, AOL’s In2TV has placed a Superman channel. The new channel features the documentary Look, Up in the Sky: The Amazing Story of Superman, along with selected episodes of The Adventures of Superboy (live-action series with Gerard Christopher as Superboy); Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman; The Adventures of […]

"Brainiac Attacks," and the Audience Loses

by on June 16, 2006
Superman: Brainiac Attacks is the kind of thing that makes you believe in parallel dimensions: places where Batman is evil, Spock wears a beard, and mullets are thought stylish. This new and appalling direct-to-DVD movie looks like a feature-length spin-off of the much-esteemed Superman: The Animated Series (STAS), but everything in it is creepily “off.” […]