Month: April 2008

Justice League – Season 1 on Blu-ray

TV Shows On DVD reports that the first season of Justice League will soon be available on Blu-ray. The collection, which includes all 26 episodes of Justice League‘s first season, will be hit store shelves on August 19th with a list price of $59.95. Package art for the set can also be viewed on the […]

Online tribute to Nine Old Men

Prompted by the recent passing of Ollie Johnston, the Disney Insider online has posted a remembrance of Walt Disney’s famous Nine Old Men, with birth dates and passing dates for each. “Each of these men had unique talents and a distinctive style, but the films they created are seamless works of art — a triumph […]

NBFF: Roy Disney Presents last call

Jim Hill Media gives a rundown on the rare shorts that will be screened tonight and presented by Roy Disney and Don Hahn at the Newport Beach Film Festival. Some of the presentations include three of the shorts that were to be part of Fantasia 2006, as well as the most recent Goofy How To… […]

Wall•E meets a hula hoop

A new vignette featuring the title character from Disney/Pixar’s Wall•E can be viewed on SlashFilm. The short clip features the rusty robot playing with an old hula hoop. The video is the third in a series of shorts in which Wall-E interacts with various discarded items he finds. Wall•E hits theaters on June 17th.

Judson leaves WB Animation

Variety reports that Lisa Judson has left WB Animation after 10 months as head of the division. Taking her place will be Peter Roth, president of Warner Brothers Television. A reason for Judson’s departure from the studio is not mentioned in the article.

Hola Amigos!

Celebrating the release of The Classic Cabelleros Collection with a couple of new clips!

Back to Witch Mountain for Eisenmann and Richards

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Kim Richards and Ike Eisenmann, the featured child stars of Disney’s original Escape To Witch Mountain and Return From Witch Mountain movies, will cameo, as a waitress and sheriff respectively, in the Studio’s re-imagining of the first adventure, Race To Witch Mountain. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson takes on the […]

Dragonball teaser poster

A low-quality teaser poster for the upcoming big-screen adaption of the popular animated series Dragonball Z can be viewed at SlashFilm. Also featured on the website is a Japanese version of the same poster. Dragonball hits theaters on April 8th. 2009

Speed Racer: The Next Generation – The Beginning press release

A press release for Speed Racer: The Next Generation – The Beginning can be found at Tv Shows On DVD. The article features new cover art and information concerning the direct-to-video project, as well as the new animated television series airing in May on Nicktoons Network. The suggested retail price for Speed Racer: The Next […]

Thumbs down for modern children's films?

An article featured on Guardian criticizes modern children’s films for failing their audiences. The story claims that many current animated releases such as Ratatouille, The Incredibles, and Shark Tale are pandering too much to the older members of their audiences, and in doing so forgetting to entertain kids. The running time of newer animated films […]

Eisner receives Walk of Fame star

Micheal Eisner, ex-CEO of Walt Disney Co., received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, reports Yahoo. At the ceremony, which was held on Friday, Eisner made sure to thank his longtime freind John Travolta, whom he reportedly credited with much of his success. “Anything John was associated with while I was at Paramount […]

South Park: Season 11 on DVD

According to TV Shows On DVD, the eleventh season of the long-running animated comedy South Park will be released on DVD this August 12th. The collection will feature three disks worth of material, including all of the episodes aired during season eleven. The price of the set has yet to be announced.

Lisa Henson on Three Pigs And A Baby

An interview with Lisa Henson, daughter of Jim Henson, can be read at NewsaRama. In the article, Lisa discusses various projects that Jim Henson Productions has been working on, as well as the direct to video release Three Pigs And A Baby. Other films mentioned include Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, Mirror Mask, and Varjak Paw.

Ready for Jack Skellington on Blu-ray Disc? The future looks cool, but watch out for that tree!!

Nightmare Before Christmas on Blu-ray; still time to enter our April contests, plus a look back on George Of The Jungle!

George Of The Jungle: The Complete Original Series

Jay Ward’s last great contribution to television cartoons is just as fun as ever. The Tarzan parody, along with other segments that include Super Chicken and Tom Slick, serves up more laughs than a season’s worth of many other programs.

Nightmare Before Christmas Blu-Ray details

Information for the 2-disk and Blue-Ray DVD release of Disney’s The Nightmare Before Christmas can be found at High-Def Digest. According to the site, the upcoming National Treasure 2 DVD includes a sneak peak at the re-release of Nightmare on Blu-Ray. While a specific release date for the film has not yet been determined, the […]

Code Monkeys: Season 1 press release

A press release for Code Monkeys‘ first season DVD can be read on TV Shows On DVD. The season one two-disk set will be released on August 5th, 2008 at a price of $19.99. Taking place in the 1980’s, Code Monkeys is an animated comedy that follows the antics of two video game programmers who […]

Seeing is Beelieving! Plus two new great contests!

Bee Movie fully reviewed, plus Sabrina and Classic Cabelleros contests!

The Classic Cabelleros Collection Contest – Winners!

Classic Cabelleros Collection giveaway – Winners Announced!

Sabrina The Teenage Witch: Complete – Winners!

Five copies of Sabrina The Teenage Witch: The Complete Series – Winners Announced!

Bee Movie: A Very Jerry 2-Disc Edition

Jerry Seinfeld’s DreamWorks collaboration is a fun and delightfully old-fashioned concoction, with the DVD packing in a mixture of top-notch bonuses and weaker material.

Disneyland expansion plans

According to The Orange County Register Disneyland has announced new expansion plans for the entire resort. Mention was made again of the pending Little Mermaid, Cars and Toy Story Mania! rides plus an announcement of a Tinker Bell attraction, due to the character’s enduring popularity. Perhaps the biggest news, however, was the hint at a […]

New Prince Caspian Trailer

A new, more action-packed trailer for The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, the second film by Disney/Walden Media based on the C.S. Lewis series of books, has hit the Internet. View it now at the MySpace Trailer Park. The film hits theaters on May 16.

Garth Jennings gets animated

According to SlashFilm, Garth Jennings’s next film will be animated. Jennings, who directed The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy as well as the upcoming Son Of Rambow, claims he is not ready to reveal too much information about his planned project, although he states that he is is undecided as to exactly what medium of […]

Bleach movie to be screened in US

ActiveAnime reports that Bleach The Movie: Memories Of Nobody will be screening on more than 300 screens in the United States. The special two-day showing will take place on June 11th and 12th. The film is a feature-length adaption of the popular Bleach television series and manga.

Tom and Jerry Tales DVD art

The DVD cover art for the fifth volume of Tom And Jerry Tales can be seen at TV Shows On DVD. The single-disk release will include twelve different cartoons from the animated cartoon series. Tom And Jerry Tales – Volume 5 will be hitting store shelves on August 12th with a price of $14.97.

Amy Poehler on The Mighty B!

A Q&A with actress Amy Poehler on her role in the new animated series The Mighty B! can be read on TV Guide. In the article, Poehler discusses subject matters such as the character she plays, storyline information, and her take on the new show. The Mighty B!, which follows the efforts of a girl […]