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Bedknobs and Shermans; Earth and Our Gang!

An interview with Richard Sherman, plus review of Earth and The Our Gang Collection.

Off the beaten track…alternative animation 9 and Astro Boy

One of the most original animated features in a long while has just landed at a theater near you, and I’m very pleased that director Shane Acker’s 9, produced from his original Oscar-nominated short into a feature by Tim Burton, has opened at number two at the box-office, with a $15m take. This is healthy […]

Scooby, Aurora and Jasmine…

Although the news is just breaking on Disney’s announcement that they’re scrapping the Platinum Editions and starting again from scratch with the Diamond Collection on Blu-ray Disc, I’m afraid this will be just a quick message today to get an update in before the weekend (hey, it’s my birthday and I’m allowed a day off)! […]

Spider-Mouse: the ultimate character crossover team-up as Disney buys Marvel!

Comments on the Disney/Marvel deal, plus Pete’s Dragon reviewed!

Battle from the 80s: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles vs. GI Joe!

Reviews of two new box sets – the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: 25th Anniversary Collection and GI Joe: A Real American Hero, Season 1.1.

Witch Mountain, Super Friends, and Disney history!

News reviews, plus catching up on some Disney history!

Lots of classic super-Warner goodness!

Reviews on some great Warner Archive Collection titles, plus Robert Zemeckis to take on Yellow Submarine!?

Miyazaki on Ponyo, plus Green Lantern's First Flight

Review of the Green Lantern video premiere movie, and an interview with Ponyo‘s Hayao Miyazaki.

Who's watching the Watchmen?

Who’s watching the Watchmen? Well it seems, after a somewhat lacklustre theatrical outing earlier this year, that many of you are, since it’s been topping the DVD and Blu-ray sales and rental charts. It’s the kind of film that, as I say in my review for the Watchmen: Director’s Cut on Blu-ray Disc, is more […]

Back to business: new reviews and announcements!

New reviews for Peanuts and Tom & Jerry, plus Disney/Pixar announcements for Up and Monsters, Inc on DVD and Blu-ray.

We now return you to our normal operating service…!

Hey gang — I’m back! Phew, what a summer this has been for me even if, very unfortunately, my lack of show around here has seen the site come to an almost grinding halt. But…things should be getting back to normal any day now — well, about as normal as things get around here! The […]

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 […]

The Art Of Up is simplexity itself!

Jeremie Noyer drops by again today to bring us his review of the new book The Art Of Up, apparently a fitting tribute to the wonderful Pixar film. As Jeremie writes, the images perfectly capture the “simplexity” of the production design in Up. Read his review to see what he means. After a flurry of […]

Exclusive: Going Up with Pixar director Pete Docter!

Saturday Morning Cartoons – 1970s reviewed, plus Jeremie speaks exclusively to Up director Pete Docter!

Review Roundup: Up flies high, plus Hanna-Barbera classics

We’ve had lots of fun reviews for you guys and gals this past week! Ben’s been too busy to brag them up, but I wanted to be sure to bring these items to your attention before the week ended. First up is Up, James’ review of Pixar’s latest theatrical feature. As usual for Pixar, there’s […]

More X-Men, plus A Bug's Life is back!

X-Men: The Animated Series – Volume 2 reviewed, plus Jeremie Noyer interviews A Bug’s Life character designer Peter de Sève in celebration of the film’s new Blu-ray release!

Cannes you dig it? Plus Disney ditches the Platinums…

Disney’s latest branding line, the Diamond Collection, plus news from Cannes on Terry Gilliam and Martin Scorsese’s latest projects.

Star Trekkin' across the universe! Plus Venture Bros. and Tiny Toons!

Thoughts on Star Trek, Venture Bros. Season 3 and Tiny Toon Adventures: Season 1, Volume 2!

Freaka-me, freaka-you! Freakazoid!'s back!

We review Freakazoid!: Season 2 on DVD!

Scooby! Samurai Swords! Sin City! Plus Something Wicked, Honey!

Scooby-Doo And The Samurai Sword reviewed, plus a pair of rare James Horner scores on CD, plus new announcements and Sin City on Blu-ray Disc reviewed!

Snoopy! X-Men! The Calgary Expo!

New reviews for Gullver’s Travels, Snoopy’s Reunion and X-Men: Volume 1, plus a report from Canada’s Calgary Comic And Entertainment Expo!

Superman soars! Gulliver sinks! In a double dose of Fleischer fun!

One of Max and Dave Fleischer’s highpoints, their Superman cartoons, are reviewed, and we take a look at the demoralising treatment given to their feature film Gulliver’s Travels, plus comments on the latest Peanuts release.

The Day The Prince And The Pauper Stood Still!

Jeremie interviews The Prince And The Pauper‘s director George Scribner, plus a review of Klaatu Keanu’s latest, The Day The Earth Stood Still!

That Magnificent Ken Annakin!

A tribute to a great director, Ken Annakin, who helped solidify Walt Disney’s move into live-action; plus Bedtime Stories on BD and DVD reviewed.

Encrico Casarosa's Venice Chronicles, plus new reviews!

Jeremie speaks with Enrico Casarosa about The Venice Chronicles, plus Rodney’s reviews on Schoolhouse Rock! Earth and Star Wars: The Clone Wars – A Galaxy Divided.

Big Bird's movie debut bounces back to DVD!

Big Bird is back on DVD as we review the first Sesame Street movie Follow That Bird!

Healing through humor: Paul & The Dragon on DVD

Review and interview featuring Paul & The Dragon, a unique new animated featurette from Holland that helps children suffering with cancer to deal with their situation.

Watching the Watchmen, plus Green Lantern!

Although the Watchmen film ultimately failed to fulfill all the very heavy expectations both fans of the comic book and those coming to the property for the first time might have had, it still offered a sprawling mass of eye candy on an epic scale, and Zack Snyder’s film is an accomplishment, whatever anyone takes […]

Like a Bolt out of the Blu! Plus The Odd Couple!

Bolt reviewed, plus our Pinocchio contest, and a look at Paramount’s new release of the classic live-action comedy The Odd Couple.

Snow White announced, plus weekend update!

Early official word on Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs seven week Blu-ray head start over the standard definition DVD.