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"Ten Animated Films by Signe Baumane": Latvia on the Hudson

These days we are so inundated with safe, glossy big studio animation that it’s easy to forget the bizarre low budget scribbles on the fringes of the industry. Especially since increasingly sophisticated films from the likes of Pixar are beginning to co-opt independent animation’s traditional advantage in thematic complexity. All that’s left is to be […]

"Everyone's Hero" Strikes Out

This movie is a trap for any noble respondant who wishes to honestly critique it. It comes to us loaded. Yes, the Reeve factor. No matter how much I feel justified in all my forthcoming comments, I still feel like a bully. Fact is, the only solution is to shove it aside. Folks, I’m not […]

Disney Announces Holiday DVD Releases

Walt Disney Entertainment is gearing up for the holiday season with a variety of DVD releases: Disney/Pixar’s Cars arrives on November 7th with a price tag of $29.99 US and $36.99 Canadian. The Little Mermaid returns in a Special Edition on October 3rd. The release will retail for $29.99 US and $36.99 Canadian. Disney’s The […]

Press Release: Fill Your Holiday Gift-Giving Needs with This Treasure of DVD Releases

Fill Your Holiday Gift Giving Needs with This Treasure Trove of DVD Releases from Buena Vista Home Entertainment BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 14, 2006–Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc.: CARS The high-octane Disney/Pixar team announces the DVD debut of the smash hit #1 animated and #2 biggest film of the year, CARS, in time for the holidays […]

Glen Murakami Talks "Titans: Trouble in Tokyo"

Glen Murakami has spoken to Steve Fritz about the new Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo movie, which makes its debut on Cartoon Network tonight and its debut on DVD in November. During the interview (which contains spoilers for the movie), Murakami discusses the long time between proposing the movie and making it, important changes for […]

Imagi Animation Studios to Make "Astro Boy" Movie

Superhero Hype! is reporting that Imagi Animation Studios has optioned the rights to Osamu Tezuka’s Astro Boy, with an eye towards making a new CGI-animated feature film tentatively targeted for release in 2009. Imagi is currently at work on TMNT and Gatchaman feature films. (via Comic Book Resources’ Comics Reel)

Four Theatrical "Evangelion" Anime in 2007-2008

Variety is reporting that Gainax will be producing four theatrical Evangelion movies for release in Japan. The movies are scheduled to be released in June 2007, January 2008, and a double-bill in June 2008. According to the report, the first two movies will “borrow” images from the original Evangelion TV show, but the third and […]

Apple Unveils Movie Download Service; "Cars" Coming Soon

Apple Computer revealed a long-awaited downloadable digital video service that will sell movies through its iTunes Music Store. Current content will include movies from Walt Disney Company studios, including Disney, Pixar, Touchstone and Miramax, with Pixar’s Cars to be available soon. Resolution of the video files will be 640×480, in “Dolby Surround” sound according to […]

"Whisper of the Heart" Screenings in California Sept. 23 and 24

Nausicaa.net is reporting that Studio Ghibli’s Whisper of the Heart will be screened at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, California, on September 23, 2006, at 3:00 PM; and again at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, California, the next day at 7:30 PM. The screening at the Egyptian Theatre will be part of the “Unshown […]

Tony White on "Animation from Pencils to Pixels"

Tony White’s 30+ year animation career began in studying graphic design, typography, and illustration at East Ham Technical College in London. After graduation, he began with Britain’s Halas and Bachelor, directing two award-winning short films (Quartet and A Short Tall Story) and as Head of Design of the Jackson Five TV series. From there, White […]

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