NY Times on "Pinocchio" vs. "Gulliver’s Travels" on Home Video

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2009
The New York Times has noted a new matchup between Walt Disney and the Fleischer Brothers, as Disney’s Pinocchio and the Fleischer’s Gulliver’s Travels will be released on DVD and Blu-ray tomorrow, March 10, 2009 (free registration required). Disney and the Fleischers were major rivals at the box office during the 1930’s, with Gulliver’s Travels […]

"Penguins of Madagascar" Premieres on Nickelodeon on March 28, 2009

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2009
Nickelodeon has announced that The Penguins of Madagascar will debut on Saturday, March 28, 2009, immediately following the 22nd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards at 9:30 PM. The new series will follow the misadventures of the penguins from the Madagascar franchise, with Andy Richter and Tom McGrath reprising their roles from the movies for the television […]

Media Blasters Announces New May Titles Including "Voltron Movie"

by Classic Speedyon March 8, 2009
Three new Media Blasters DVDs are slated for May: * Dojin Work vol. 3: 5/5/09 – $19.99 * Night Head Genesis vol. 5: 5/12/09 – $21.99 * Voltron: Movie – Fleet of Doom: 5/26/09 – $19.99 [Source: AAA Anime ]

Toon Zone Presents Clips & Stills from "Batman: Brave & the Bold – Mystery in Space!"

by Ed Liuon March 7, 2009
Toon Zone News is proud to present two new video clips and 31 high-definition images from “Mystery in Space!”, the next episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold which premieres on Friday, March 13, 2009, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific) on Cartoon Network. Click the images to play the clips (requires QuickTime): <!– <!– Click […]

"Dragonball Z Super Android 13 and Bojack Unbound": Twice the Movie, Half the Plot

by Christopher Glennonon March 5, 2009
Dragonball Z is a franchise so popular that it seems to churn out DVD after DVD. Originally it started as the anime Dragonball, but has since grown to include three television series, several movies, and even a few video games. With a huge cast and a lengthy history, you’d expect the series to be layered […]

Travis Knight Named President and CEO of LAIKA, Inc.

by Ed Liuon March 5, 2009
Travis Knight has been named the new President and CEO of LAIKA, Inc., the animation studio whose first feature film was Coraline. Knight will be succeeding Dale Wahl, who was President since 2005 and is stepping down at his own request. In addition, Coraline producer Claire Jennings was named to the new position of President […]

CBR Talks with Virginia Madsen on "Wonder Woman"

by Ed Liuon March 5, 2009
Comic Book Resources interviewed actor Virginia Madsen about her role as Hippolyta in the direct-to-video animated movie Wonder Woman, out now on DVD and Blu-ray disc. Among other topics, Madsen discusses the superheroes she liked and disliked as a kid, the challenges of voice-over acting over on-camera acting, how Hippolyta was different from other roles […]

"Lilo & Stitch" 2-Disc Big Wave Edition Coming March 24, 2009

by Ed Liuon March 5, 2009
Walt Disney Home Entertainment has released details on the 2-disc “Big Wave Edition” of Lilo and Stitch. The special edition set will be released on March 24, 2009, and will include a small raft of bonus features, including deleted scenes, a making-of featurette, a commentary track by directors Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois, music videos, […]

New Video Clips from Pinocchio 70th Anniversary DVD and Blu-ray

by Ed Liuon March 5, 2009
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has made several streaming video clips available from Pinocchio in advance of its release on Platinum Edition 2-disc DVD and Blu-ray high-definition disc on March 10, 2009. The clips include sample video from the restored and remastered version of the movie and also some behind-the-scenes material taken from the bonus […]

New Info on "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Episode "Innocents of Ryloth"

by Ed Liuon March 5, 2009
Lucasfilm has released a synopsis of “Innocents of Ryloth,” the upcoming episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars which will debut on Friday, March 6, 2009, at 9:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific) on Cartoon Network. This second chapter of a three-part story follows General Obi-Wan Kenobi and his platoon of clone troopers as they interact with the […]