Quantcast

Review: Rankin-Bass "The Hobbit" and "Return of the King" Remastered DVDs - Classics Revisited

Rankin-Bass Hobbit Smaug

It’s always nice to discover that an old cartoon from your childhood holds up to your fond nostalgic feelings for it. The Rankin-Bass adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit proves to be one of those cartoons. The TV special, first aired in the late 1970′s, was my personal introduction to Tolkien’s Middle-Earth, and while the […]

Mondo Bringing Toys To Comic Con

iron

Mondo is generally known for its geek apparel and posters – especially its dedication to film and television minutiae such as its t-shirt line based on the carpet patterns from the film, “The Shining”. But now the company will be expanding to toy lines and will be bringing its wares to this year’s annual convention […]

James Garner, Actor, 1928 - 2014

splash-jamesgarnerobit

Actor James Garner passed away of natural causes on Saturday, July 19, 2014, of natural causes at the age of 86. Garner’s best-known roles were both on television: as the genial gambler Bret Maverick in the 1950′s western Maverick (appearing in a guest-starring role as Marshal Zane Cooper in the 1994 feature film remake starring […]

Batman And Pee-Wee Sitting In A Tree, Ready To Be Released On DVD

bat2

Warner Bros. Home Video has announced that “Batman: The Complete Television Series” will be released to both Blu-ray and DVD in November while Shout! Factory announced “Pee-Wee’s Playhouse: The Complete Series” will come to Blu-ray in October with an HD DVD release to come later. “Batman” has the entire three-season run [1966-68] of the television […]

Is Studio Ghibli On The Cusp Of Calling It Quits?

stg

With Hayao Miyazaki’s retirement and Toshio Suzuki’s move from film producer to general manager within the studio, rumors have surfaced in Japan that the venerable anime studio may be moving from producing feature films to merely managing their anime assets or creating television productions. Miyazaki’s retirement combined with Suzuki’s change of focus and the exorbitant […]

PR: Skylanders Goes 'Dark' at Comic-Con International: San Diego

Dark Trap Team Key Art

At this week’s Comic-Con International in San Diego, Activision will be showing off a “Dark Edition” of its Skylanders Trap Team line. The Trap Team line allows players to capture villains from the game and imprison them in toy traps that play back sounds that make it seem as if the bad guys are stuck inside. […]

Bungie Announces Destiny Vanguard Armory Pre-Order Bonus

Destiny

PR: Deki and Aardman Animations present the story of ‘Brigitte, Bruno and Ben’

Brigitte, Bruno and Ben

21st July 2014 – Aardman Animations and Bristol Charity ‘Deki’ today release a special 70 second film entitled ‘Brigitte, Bruno and Ben’. The film created by the makers of Wallace & Gromit demonstrates through animation how a loan of just £10 can change the lives of an entire family in the developing world. “Brigitte, Bruno […]

Simpsons World App To Debut In Autumn

sim8

With next week’s “The Simpsons” marathon scheduled to begin on FXX, the network has announced that they will be rolling out an app in October 2014 that will provide access to every one of those same episodes. The FXNow app will be available on smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, smart TVs, and additional set-top devices and […]

Comic Con Swag Bag Alert- Arrow And Mike Tyson Mysteries

mtm

The week of the 2014 Comic Con is here and that brings all the TV-show-themed swag bags out of the woodwork. Warner Bros. – who will be producing and distributing all 13 swag bag varieties – brought out their “Arrow” and “Mike Tyson Mysteries” bags. 130,000 swag bags – 10,000 each – will be offered […]

Single Sign On provided by vBSSO