Obama Appears in Spider-Man Comic

If you collected Spider-Man comics as a kid, being featured in an issue is probably one of the coolest things that could happen to you, even if you happen to be the President Elect ... Continue Reading →

Azur & Asmar Gets Disc Date

Azur & Asmar: The Princes’ Quest, the latest animated feature from acclaimed French filmmaker Michel Ocelot (Kiriku and the Sorceress) will arrive on DVD on March 17. Released ... Continue Reading →

People Choose WALL●E, Simpsons, Dark Knight

Disney/Pixar’s WALL●E was voted Favorite Family Film during Wednesday night’s People’s Choice Awards, beating out DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda ... Continue Reading →

WGA Nominates Bashir, Chicago 10, Dark Knight

A pair of animated documentaries and a comic-book adaptation made the cut as the Writers Guild of America, West and the Writers Guild of America, East announced nominations for outstanding ... Continue Reading →

Henson’s Dinosaur Stomps to PBS KIDS

The Jim Henson Co. has finalized an agreement with PBS KIDS to debut the new CG-animated series Dinosaur Train this fall. Created by Craig Bartlett (Hey Arnold!), the show encourages ... Continue Reading →

Disney XD Launches in February

Disney announced that it will debut Disney XD, the boy-focused re-branding of Toon Disney, on Friday, Feb. 13 at 12 midnight (ET/PT). The girl-inclusive entertainment brand for kids ... Continue Reading →

Rourke May Wrestle with Iron Man

Hot off his career-reviving role in director Darren Aronofsky’s award-winning film The Wrestler, Mickey Rourke may end up putting the smackdown on a popular Marvel superhero. ... Continue Reading →

Persepolis, Bashir Up for BAFTAs

The British Academy of Film and Television has announced the nominees for the Film Not in the English Language BAFTA Award, including two autobiographical animated features in the mix. ... Continue Reading →

Verbinski Explores RPGs for Universal

Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski wants to venture into the darker side of massively multiplayer online role-play games for the big screen. According to Daily Variety, ... Continue Reading →

Nolan Up for DGA Award

A few years ago, it would have seemed far-fetched for a filmmaker to be up for major awards for directing a comic-book movie. With The Dark Knight, director and co-writer Christopher ... Continue Reading →