Month: July 2009 – page 2

International poster for A Christmas Carol

Collider shares a new international poster for Disney’s upcoming 3D motion-capture flick A Christmas Carol. Directed by Robert Zemeckis and featuring Jim Carrey as Ebenezer Scrooge, A Christmas Carol will hit theatres on November 6th.

Ponyo tops DVD charts in Japan

Within its first week of release, Hayao Miyazaki’s Ponyo has easily become the bestselling DVD of the year so far in Japan. According to AnimeNewsNetwork, 502,228 copies of the dvd were sold in just its first week of release. Ponyo is seventh Miyazaki film to claim the top spot in the weekly DVD sales charts […]

The Astonishing Work of Osmau Tezuka DVD in July

AnimeNewsNetwork reports that Kino International have announced the dvd release of The Astonishing Work of Tezuka Osamu, a collection of 13 anime shorts by the anime pioneer Osamu Tezuka, on July 28. The English subtitled DVD will feature many of Tezuka’s most experimental shorts. Osamu Tezuka is better known for anime projects, such as Astro […]

Monsters Vs. Aliens DVD in September

DVDActive reports that Paramount Home Entertainment have announced 1-disc DVD, 2-disc DVD and Blu-ray releases of Monsters vs. Aliens for the 29th September. Extras on the 1-disc DVD will include a filmmaker commentary, featurettes, 3 deleted scenes, a DWA Music Video Juke Box, and Top Secret Sneak Peak Files. The 2-disc DVD and Blu-ray releases […]

Ice Age coverage, Chuck does Tom & Jerry, and more of Saturday Morning

It’s summertime, and a few of us have taken time off to attend to other matters, such as a wedding I just returned from. Ben will be letting us know what he’s been doing quite soon, and Rodney’s been tending to some DVD reviews which will be posted in the near future. The member of […]

Peter de Seve Breaks the Ice with Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs

Character designer Peter de Seve talks Sid, Manny, Diego…and Scrat!

Tom & Jerry: The Chuck Jones Collection

Chuck Jones’ continuation of the cat and mouse’s antics make for quite contemporary viewing and, while they won’t replace the traditional classics, remain a decent series in their own right.

New Planet 51 trailer

A new theatrical trailer advertising Planet 51 can now be viewed in high definition on Yahoo! Movies. The film tells the story of a human astronaut who crash lands on an alien planet and must avoid being captured. Planet 51 opens in theaters on November 20th.

Ice Age freezes Transformers

Variety reports that 20th Century Fox’s 3-D feature Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs grossed $14 million as it opened Wednesday in 3,993 theaters at the domestic box-office, according to early estimates. The third instalment in the Fox’s Ice Age franchise stomped past Paramount’s monster performer Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen for the day which […]

Five behind-the-scenes featurettes for The Princess and the Frog

/Film shares five behind-the-scenes featurettes for Disney’s upcoming hand drawn feature The Princess and the Frog. Designed as a series of promotional packages for the film, these featurettes were also broadcast during The Princess Protection Program TV movie. The article also talks about the mild controversy surrounding one newly unveiled character from the film.

Movie characters get Simpsonized

What would iconic movie characters look like in Springfield? Virgin Media has the answers as they give those famous movie characters The Simpsons treatment.

Superman/Batman: Public Enemies DVD in September

DVDActive reports that Warner Home Video has announced 1-disc, 2-disc DVD, and Blu-ray releases of Superman/Batman: Public Enemies on the September 29. Extras on the 2-disc DVD and Blu-ray editions will include a sneak peak at DC Universe’s upcoming movie, a Blackest Night: Inside the DC Comics Event featurette, a Test of Minds: Superman and […]

Interview with Pixar’s Angus MacLane

Collider has an exclusive video interview with Pixar’s Angus MacLane, taken during the recently held Saturn Awards where WALL-E won the Best Animated Film award. MacLane, who has worked as an animator on eight of Pixar films, talks about WALL-E, Toy Story 3, why Pixar makes such great films, and more.

The Simpsons: The Twelfth Season DVD in August

DVDTimes reports that Fox Home Entertainment has announced the release of 12th season of The Simpsons DVD on August 18. Extras on this four disc set will include commentaries featuring Executives Producers and more, Illustrated Commentary, deleted scenes, Animation Showcases, a “Comic Book Guy: Best. Moments. Ever” featurette, a Global Fanfest feature, a Sketch Gallery, […]