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"Astro Boy" DVDs May Contain Edited Version

Sony’s online store entry for their Complete Astro Boy set, to be released March 29, lists the video format as “full frame” and the audio tracks as English, Spanish and Portuguese. Since the original aspect ratio was 16:9, this suggests the DVDs will contain an edited version of the show and will lack the original […]

"Catwoman": Weak Story and Direction Buries This Cat

Catwoman is a misguided, big-budget adaptation of the comic book character that stumbles out of the litter box and tracks its own crap all over the floor. A mix of been-there done-that cliches, loud music, and an overabundance of CGI, it looks like Catwoman has reached the end of her nine lives. Patience Philips (Halle […]

Britney Spears Joins Madonna Movie

Britney Spears will voice the role of Binah in the upcoming animated adaption of Madonna’s kids’ book The English Rose, M&C Movies reports. David Bowie and Snoop Dogg are also set to lend their voices to the project. Madonna herself will voice the Fairy Godmother. (via Animated-News)

Five Shorts Get BAFTA Nominations

Five films have been nominated in the Best Short Animation category of the 2005 British Academy Film Awards. The shorts are “Birthday Boy” (Andrew Gregory / Sejong Park), “City Paradise” (Erika Forzy / Gaëlle Denis), “Heavy Pockets” (Jane Robertson / Sarah Cox), “His Passionate Bride” (Sylvie Bringas / Monika Forsberg) and “Little Things” (Daniel Greaves). […]

"Simpsons" 350th Episode Airs in May

The Simpsons will air its 350th episode on Sunday, May 1, at 8:00pm (ET/PT), the futon critic reports. Albert Brooks will guest star in a story that has Bart sent to a fat farm and Homer and Marge turning their house into a hostel for German travelers.

"Robots," "Heffalump" Websites Updated

Via Animated-News we learn about some website updates: Disney has launched the official website for Pooh’s Heffalump Movie; Fox has updated the website for Robots; and Kelloggs has launched its own Robots-related website.

Fox Box to Become 4Kids TV Saturday 1/22

The current Fox Box will be renamed 4Kids TV, effective this Saturday, January 22. A commercial for the renamed block can be found here.

'Marvel Superheroes Show' To DVD In June

Comics2Film.com has announced that the 1960′s Marvel Superhero Show will be released in a 5 disc DVD boxset on June 28, 2005, just in time for the live action Fantastic Four movie. Each disc will presumably feature one of each of the show’s characters, which consisted of Captain America, Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, The […]

"He-Man" Returning to North America on DVD

The UK’s Entertainment Rights PLC has struck a deal to distribute Filmation’s He-Man cartoons to DVD in North America, Ireland On-line reports. Entertainment Rights plans to release previously unavailable He-Man cartoons to the United States in 2005. Entertainment Rights acquired the episodes from Hallmark.

"Postman Pat" Gets Euro Airdates

Entertainment Rights PLC has sold Postman Pat to Nickelodeon channels in Belgium, the Netherlands and Scandinavia, Ireland On-line reports.

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