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My Little Pony Equestria Girls Magical Movie Night

Review: “My Little Pony Friendship is Magic Equestria Girls: Magical Movie Night” – Real Fun

by Classic Speedyon August 10, 2017
If you’ve been bit by the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic bug, then you’re always up for more adventures starring the ponies. DHX and Hasbro haven’t let this call go unheeded: a few years ago, they started a spin-off video series called Equestria Girls, which put the ponies, Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie […]

Review: “Digimon Adventure Tri: Reunion” – Prodigious! This Digi-Movie is a Digi-Blast!

by Neo Yion May 25, 2017
Previously considered cult classics tucked away in the back of VHS stores in the “Foreign” section, anime reached broader range in the mid-90s, with the gateway drug for many being the money-making monstrosity that is the Pokémon franchise. Its pop cultural impact cannot be understated, so it should not be a surprise that FOX Kids […]

in this corner of the world

“In This Corner Of The World” Coming To US Theaters August 11

by Peter Paltridgeon May 18, 2017
Director Sunao Katabuch’s award-winning historical drama, In This Corner Of The World, will be screened theatrically in the US thanks to Funimation and Shout Factory. The anime movie follows Suzu, a fictional housewife who lives in a coastal city not far from Hiroshima. The time is World War II and when Hiroshima is felled by […]
Long Way North

Review: “Long Way North” – Short Version: Terrific

by Ed Liuon January 18, 2017
Long Way North (Tout en haute du monde) is a lyrically beautiful, engrossing, old-school adventure tale that sends a cosseted young girl on a journey of personal growth in one of the most unforgiving environments on Earth. Long Way North compares very favorably with Disney’s Moana, with the two films driven by daring lead characters […]

My Little Pony Equestria Girls Legend of Everfree

Review: “My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Legend of Everfree” Shows Cracks in the Facade

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2016
Longevity in a franchise is a mixed blessing. When it’s done well, plot and character arcs can build on what’s been done before and expand in new and interesting directions. However, even if the franchise is successful at this, it’s all too easy to repeat yourself while becoming accessible to newcomers. The mixed blessings of […]

Transformers: The Movie

Review: “Transformers: The Movie” Blu-ray Dares To Be Stupid and That’s Alright

by Neo Yion September 12, 2016
I love the cheesy aesthetic of 80’s media because they are often shamelessly dumb and driven by the Rule of Cool. Transformers could not have come out at any point before then. The high concept — giant alien robots that transform into vehicles, forever locked in an eternal war between two factions — is mind-blowing to […]

Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom

“Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom” Coming to Blu-ray/DVD on September 27, 2016

by Ed Liuon August 1, 2016
Primetime Emmy®-winner Jane Curtin with Golden Globe®-Winner Ron Perlman and Academy Award®-Winner Christopher Plummer Lead All-Star Voice Cast HOWARD LOVECRAFT AND THE FROZEN KINGDOM Enthralling New Animated Movie Adventure from Arcana Studio and Sean Patrick O’Reilly Unleashes on North American Home Entertainment Shelves, Digital HD, VOD and Redbox! BRING HOME THE HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE TWO-DISC BLU-RAY™+ […]