'Beauty' & 'Nemo' in 2012, 'Monsters' & 'Mermaid' in 2013
Back in June, Disney announced that they would be rereleasing the animated film The Lion King in 3D in theaters and based on the enormous success of that endeavor, the film company has decided to rerelease more animated films in 3D in theaters. In 2012, we will get 3D versions of Beauty and the Beast and Finding Nemo In 2013, we’ll get Monster’s Inc. and The Little Mermaid. Like it or not, Disney is 3Difying some of our beloved animated films. Click below to read the press release announcement. More »
The TV Guide
Back in July we got the AMAZING news that Jem and the Holograms: The COMPLETE Series was coming to DVD this Fall and yesterday I was THRILLED to find a promo copy of the DVD boxset was sitting in my mailbox. Now, the set won’t be released for about 3 weeks but it is coming … and it is truly TRULY OUTRAGEOUS!! More »
At the Disney D23 convention here in SoCal yesterday, Disney and Pixar Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter announced that Pixar is working on two new animated films … both untitled but one based on dinosaurs and the other movie based on the inner workings of the brain. HMMM. In the hands of Pixar magicians, both of these films should be very interesting, don’t you think? More »
'Treehouse of Terror'
Every year, The Simpsons airs an amazingly entertaining Halloween episode titled Treehouse of Terror that usually pays homage to famous (and infamous) horror films, TV shows, characters, etc. This year, The Simpsons will be paying homage to the brilliant Showtime TV series Dexter. In the video below, you will see Ned Flanders doing his best Dexter Morgan impersonation as he spoofs the opening sequence of the show Dexter. It’s really cute … check it out in full below. More »
Posted under: 'Dexter', 'The Simpsons'
In June of 2010, we learned that a new animated series based on the original 80′s cartoon Voltron: Defender of the Universe was going into production. This week, at 2011 San Diego Comic-Con it was announced that a live-action film is also being planned. It is not yet known when the Voltron movie will hit theaters but I am very intrigued by the notion of a live-action movie about robotic lions that merge to form a giant robot defender … aren’t you? More »
Truly and TOTALLY Outrageous!!!
Back in May we learned the amazing news that re-runs of the classic 80′s cartoon Jem and the Holograms were coming back to TV … but today, I’ve got even more outrageous news! The entire series will be released on DVD in October. A few years ago, Rhino Video attempted to release Jem on DVD but they never got around to releasing the final 3rd season and then lost control of the license. At last, the entire series will be released on DVD in a new Truly Outrageous Complete Series! DVD set. Read on for all the deets. More »
"[T]hey're working on it now"
While promoting his new film Larry Crowne, which held its Hollywood premiere here in LA last night, Tom Hanks dished to the BBC that Pixar is “working … now” on the sequel film Toy Story 4. As you may recall, Toy Story 3 was a HUGE hit last year and just last weekend, the animated short Toy Story: Hawaiian Vacation debuted in front of showings of Cars 2 in theaters. Clearly, there is still very much interest in the Toy Story characters … and where there’s interest, there’s money … and where there’s money, there are movie sequels. More »
Posted under: 'Toy Story 4', Tom Hanks
The Only Reason to see 'Cars 2'?
Back in February we got our first look at the animated short film Toy Story: Hawaiian Vacation, which will show exclusively ahead of Cars 2 (opening in theaters today). Today we get to check out another promo image for the short along with a synopsis of what Hawaiian Vacation will be all about. Click below to see the photo and learn more about this brand new Toy Story adventure. More »
Coming to Theaters This September
The Walt Disney Company is planning to cash in on the 3D film craze by pulling one of its more recent classic films from the Disney vault and re-releasing it in theaters. The Lion King, one of the more beloved Disney films of the 1990s, has been turned into a 3D film and it will show in theaters for 2 weeks this September. After this brief theater run is finished, the 3D version of The Lion King will be released on DVD and Blue Ray. Read one for all the deets. More »
Posted under: 'The Lion King'
Meet Princess Merida
Last March we learned that Disney/Pixar is planning the release of an animated film that will feature, for the first time, a female lead character. Back then, we got to see a few concept images from the film titled Brave. Today we get our first real look at that lead character as she will appear in the film … say hello to Pixar‘s first leading lady Princess Merida. More »
Posted under: 'Brave'