Adaptations of books in Hollywood baffle me. They can manage to mangle A Midsummer Night’s Dream so badly that the author’s name has to become part of the title or we wouldn’t be able to tell it’s an adaptation. They can manage to miss the entire point of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Meanwhile, the comic books and […]
Grim and portentous, Batman: Year One is an animated adaptation of the landmark graphic novel so in awe of the source material that it can’t have fun with its pulpy story. Most viewers, probably, will forgive and even embrace its numbly reverential tone, and the thing is certainly quite stylish. But those looking for fun […]
At the 2011 New York Comic Con, Toonzone News was able to participate in a roundtable interview session with the legendary Bruce Timm, who has been attached to the iconic animated versions of DC Comics’ superheroes since Batman the Animated Series through to Justice League and then with the direct-to-video animated feature program. His latest […]
The DC Animated Panel at the 2011 New York Comic Con filled up the IGN Theater, kicking off with guests Bruce Timm and Andrea Romano who were greeted with thunderous applause from the audience. The panel began with a screening of the “Catwoman” short from the Batman: Year One animated DTV (available now in a […]
PR: "The Godfather" Star Alex Rocco Returns to Mobster Roots as Carmine Falcone in "Batman: Year One"
The Godfather star Alex Rocco returns to his mobster roots as Carmine Falcone in Batman: Year One Forty-six years later, actor who debuted in Batman TV series is once again featured opposite the Caped Crusader; all-new DC Universe Animated Original Movie Coming to Blu-ray, DVD on October 18, 2011 from Warner Home Video QUESTION: You’re […]
Warner Home Video has released a new clip from Batman: Year One, the adaptation of the Frank Miller/Dave Mazzuchelli graphic novel chronicling the earliest days of Batman and Jim Gordon in Gotham City: Batman: Year One is available now via digital download from iTunes, Xbox Live, Zune, VUDU HD Movies and Video Unlimited on the […]
PR: "Southland" Star Ben McKenzie Takes Justice Into His Own Hands as Title Character in "Batman: Year One"
Southland star Ben McKenzie takes justice into his own hands as the title character of Batman: Year One Three-time Emmy winner Bryan Cranston, fanboy favorites Eliza Dushku and Katee Sackhoff included in cast of all-new DC Universe Animated Original Movie Coming to Blu-ray, DVD on October 18, 2011 from Warner Home Video Ben McKenzie plays […]
At the San Diego Comic-Con before the screening of Batman: Year One, Toonzone caught up with members of the movie’s cast and crew. INTERVIEW WITH ANDREA ROMANO, CASTING AND VOICE OVER DIRECTOR Andrea Romano is one of the hardest workers in the industry today and has worked as a casting and voice over director for […]