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Review: "Princess Mononoke" Blu-ray - The Indispensable Mythic Movie

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Rarely has the wait for high definition treatment been longer and more worthwhile than for Princess Mononoke. This is the most distinct film in Hayao Miyazaki’s illustrious oeuvre, and surely a contender for his very greatest if only because of the many layers there are to it. It is an epic quest, a tale of […]

Review: "Naruto Triple Feature" - Sharp Visuals, Dull Plotting

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The Naruto manga has come to a close and the anime adaptation probably won’t continue forever, but it is still hard to believe that the franchise has existed for this long. Over the decade-plus run since the manga and anime premiered, many theatrical films based on the universe have been manufactured. With the older, Shippuden-era incarnations […]

Studio Ghibli Documentary "The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness" Theatrical Release on November 28, 2014

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GKIDS ANNOUNCES RELEASE DATE FOR STUDIO GHIBLI DOCUMENTARY THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND MADNESS OPENING THEATRICALLY NOVEMBER 28 AT NEW YORK’S IFC CENTER FOLLOWED BY DIGITAL RELEASE DECEMBER 9, 2014 NEW YORK (November 19, 2014) – GKIDS, the distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, will release THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND […]

Review: "The Wind Rises" Blu-ray - A Beautiful Mind

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When he was young, Hayao Miyazaki would spend his childhood days in his father’s factory, a manufacturer of war plane parts. Fascinated by the intricate design of the flying machines, Miyazaki would carry his lifelong obsession with them for decades to come, tellingly incorporating flight prominently into his films. The Wind Rises feels like a […]

CLIP: "Kiki's Delivery Service," "Princess Mononoke," "The Wind Rises" Blu-rays Coming November 18, 2014

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Review: "Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods" Your Wish Will Not Be Granted

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Nothing can keep a good Saiyan down. Majin Buu has been defeated, Goku’s alive, and all is right in the world. That’s a very boring scenario for warriors, and a birthday party for good friends is still not a fight; eating cake and playing bingo doesn’t get the blood pumping. Thankfully, the God of Destruction, […]

PR: How to Get EON Tickets for Pokémon Omega Ruby andAlpha Sapphire

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Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire will feature an exclusive island where players can catch Latios in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Latias in Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. And there’s only one way to get there. You have to get your ticket. EON Tickets are your one pass to the southern island. Here’s the description of […]

Review: "Ranma 1/2 Vol. 1 & 2" A Double Knock-Out, or Forfeit?

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Ranma Saotome is a youthful martial artist, pedigree of the Anything Goes School of Martial Arts. Akane Tendo is the inevitable heir of the Tendo Dojo, and a strong and focused martial artist in her own right. Their parents have conspired to get the two to wed, leading to a unification of the Anything Goes […]

"Road to Ninja - Naruto the Movie" Coming to DVD and Blu-ray on November 25, 2014

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VIZ MEDIA DELIVERS THE NORTH AMERICAN HOME MEDIA RELEASE OF ROAD TO NINJA – NARUTO THE MOVIE “For My Friends And Family, I’ll Risk My Life For This Mission!” VIZ Media gives anime fans across North America the opportunity to add the sixth and latest feature film of the massively popular NARURTO SHIPPUDEN saga to […]

20 Animated Films to Contend for the 2014 Oscars

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced that twenty animated feature films have been submitted to be considered as award nominees for the 2014 Oscars. Provided that at least sixteen of the submissions ultimately have a mandatory qualifying run in Los Angeles and follow the Academy’s other rules for eligibility, there will again be […]

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