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"Jin-Roh" Director Returns with "Letter to Momo" in 2012

Fourteen years after his directorial debut with “Jin-Roh,” Hiroyuki Okiura will return to the big screen with “Letter to Momo,” set to be released in Japan next year, the film’s production studio Production I.G. announced today. Masashi Ando (“Princess Mononoke”) serves as animation director, with art director Hiroshi Ono (“Kiki’s Delivery Service”) and a team […]

"Gnomeo and Juliet" Mildly Entertains

Gnomeo and Juliet is ostensibly based on Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy, but don’t expect more from this G-rated tale of warring lawn ornaments than some borrowed names and the basic framework. Out in the suburbs, two neighboring lawns feud just as their grouchy elderly neighbors do. (Yes, their last names are Montague and Capulet). Among […]

"TRON" and "TRON: Legacy" Coming to Blu-ray on April 5, 2011

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that the original TRON and TRON: Legacy will be arriving on DVD and Blu-ray disc on April 5, 2011. TRON: The Original Classic Special Edition will contain the original 1982 classic in a 2-disc set that will also include an audio commentary track, several “making of” featurettes, deleted […]

"The Incredibles" Comes to Blu-ray April 12, 2011 (UPDATED: Press Release & Box Art)

DVDizzy has reported that Disney/Pixar’s The Incredibles comes to Blu-ray April 12, 2011, the same day the Blu-ray/DVD combo of Cars. The 4-disc set will include two Blu-ray discs, Disc 1 of the film’s 2-disc DVD, and a digital copy and have a MSRP of $45.99.The Blu-ray will include the filmmakers’ round table “The Incredibles […]

Science Fiction - Connecting Gritty Live-Action and Animation Through Wall-E and Blade Runner: Part 2

Part 1 | Part 2 The science fiction genre is notorious for giving robots human emotions. The genre runs with the idea that “is the ultimate promise of science for man to play God by creating life; it is the ultimate fear when that life is discovered to have no soul and thus no meaning” […]

Science Fiction - Connecting Gritty Live-Action and Animation Through Wall-E and Blade Runner: Part 1

Part 1 | Part 2 Blade Runner is a dark, gritty science fiction film that “projects the nightmarish vision of the early twenty first century” (Bosnak 74). The city is dirty, overcrowded and chaotic due technology consuming society’s everyday lives. The film follows an ex-police officer Rick Deckard being forced out of retirement to hunt […]

NY Times Visits Pixar, Discusses "Best Picture" Oscar Push for "Toy Story 3"

The New York Times paid a visit to Pixar Animation Studios, talking with many in the production crew of Toy Story 3 on the making of the film, and with others in the studio about the push for a “Best Picture” Academy Award this year. Among other topics, the article covers how the advances in […]

Four New Turnaround Videos for "Cars 2"

Walt Disney Studios has released the following new turnaround videos and stills for new characters from Cars 2. Click on any of the following images to enlarge:

Christina Hendricks to Attend Paley Center NY Screening of "All Star Superman"

Warner Home Video has announced that Christina Hendricks will be attending the screening and panel for All Star Superman at the Paley Center for Media in New York City on February 14, 2011. Hendricks (Mad Men) provides the voice of Lois Lane in the direct-to-video movie. The full press release follows, along with a new […]

"How to Train Your Dragon" Dominates 38th Annual Annie Awards

The 38th Annual Annie Awards were handed out over the weekend, with DreamWorks’ How to Train Your Dragon dominating with a total of 10 awards including Best Animated Feature. Other prominent winners include Pixar’s “Day and Night” for Best Animated Short, the Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special for Best Animated TV Production, and SpongeBob SquarePants […]

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