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Hollywood’s newest “it” couple, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez, received a special gift from director Kevin Smith on the last day of shooting for their upcoming film, Jersey Girl. Smith commissioned Austin, Tex.-based Powerhouse Animation Studios Inc. to create an animated video game titled “Jen Saves Ben.” In addition to [...]
DreamWorks’ Spirit Stallion of the Cimarron hits home video today, saddled with plenty of extra features, including a DVD-ROM activity that lets you make your own movie using actual assets from the film. Dubbed “tradigital” by producer Jeffrey Katzenberg, Spirit combines digital and traditional animation in telling the story of [...]
ADV Films has acquired the home-video distribution rights to DIC Ent.’s animated series Super Duper Sumos. The distributor plans to release a total of six volumes, the first of which, Super Duper Sumos: They’ve Got Guts, will be available on DVD and VHS Feb. 4, 2003. Having put a stranglehold [...]
With first day retail sales topping $75 million, Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones has become the fastest selling home entertainment release of the year. According to the title’s distributor, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, many retailers are out of stock due to the high demand. While the [...]
Fantasy film fans have plenty to be giddy about with Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Platinum Series Extended Edition DVD topping today’s crop of home video releases. The Episode II two-disc DVD features more than six [...]
Animation and visual effects fans have a lot to choose from with today’s crop of home video releases. Among the offerings are HBO’s Steven Spielberg/Tom Hanks produced WWII epic 10-part miniseries Band of Brothers and The Powerpuff Girls Movie from Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. Featuring extensive CG visual effects [...]
The money machine that is Spider-Man continues to fill the pockets of Sony Pictures and Marvel Enterprises with the record-breaking home video release of the CG-heavy franchise tent pole. First day sales saw seven million units moved, shattering a record set in Sept. by Disney/Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. When weekend totals [...]
Overshadowed by other Rankin and Bass stop motion holiday favorites like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Mad Monster Party was recently released on DVD and deserves to become a staple of Halloween fun. Directed by Jules Bass, the film features the voices of Boris Karloff and Phyllis Diller and tells the [...]
Arguably the best filmed version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s literary classic since Willis O’Brien’s 1925 silent epic, The BBC’s two-part TV miniseries The Lost World, which aired on A&E earlier this month, debuts on DVD and VHS today. Graced by a first-rate cast including Bob Hoskins, Peter Falk, James [...]
Building on the concept of the personalized book, which incorporates the name of the reader or person read to in the text, KidCartoons has produced a new line of customized comic books and animated video cartoons for children. KidCartoons’ artists can take personal photographs and make any child the animated [...]