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Just in time for Comic-Con, the youthful heroes of the DC Universe arrive to save home video viewers with the release of Young Justice, Season 1, Vol. 1 (Warner Bros., $14.97) The release includes four episodes from the series, which airs on Cartoon Network and recounts the adventures of Robin, Aqualad, [...]
Lizards, toys and classic toons come home on video this week, highlighted by the release of the hit feature film Rango. Directed by Gore Verbinski and starring the voice of Johnny Depp, Rango (Paramount, $30.99 DVD, $40.99 Blu-ray and DVD) arrives with plenty of bonus features, including an alternate ending, [...]
Warner Premiere has released a trailer and additional details for Batman: Year One, the next animated feature film in the direct-to-homevideo DC Universe line. Here’s the trailer, courtesy of MTV: Adapted from the four-issue 1986 tale by Frank Miller and David Mazzuchelli, Batman: Year One is set to arrive on [...]
Robots, children’s titles and re-issues dominate this week’s animated home video releases. Up first is Transformers — The Japanese Collection: Headmasters (Shout! Factory, $29.96), offering a unique look into the original animated series that spawned the current box-office king feature film Transformers: Dark of the Moon. And if giant robots in [...]
VeggieTales creator Big Idea Entertainment has signed a multimillion dollar, two-year production deal with the New Zealand-based Huhu Studios animation company. The deal calls for Huhu to produce six direct-to-video VeggieTales projects, with the studion responsible for everything from pre-production, animation and postproduction. “It would be an understatement to say our [...]
Fans of Middle Earth can put the final touches on their high-def home video collection. Out this week for the first time on high-definition disc is The Lord Of The Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy – Extended Edition (New Line, $119.98). This 15-disc set features the entire trilogy and is [...]
America’s favorite hillbilly squids are back. Leading this week’s animation-related home video releases is Squidbillies, Vol. 4 (Warner Bros., $19.97), collecting all 10 episodes from the Adult Swim series’ fifth season on two discs. Bonus features include the featurette Behind the Scenes of “America: Why I Love Her,” Jesco White Voice Record [...]
With Father’s Day this weekend, Disney has lent the characters and footage from The Lion King to a public-service announcement for fatherhood.gov, the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse. Take a look: The Lion King is getting converted to stereoscopic 3D and will return to theaters Sept. 16 for a limited theatrical [...]
It’s going to be tough to pick from this week’s relatively even batch of animation and visual-effects DVD and Blu-ray releases. The animated releases run the full gamut, from modern kid fare such as Hero 108: Season 1, Vol. 1 (VIZ, $14.97) to more nostalgic releases like Peanuts: Happiness Is … [...]
With Cars 2 now less than two weeks from arriving in theaters, the Mouse House masters have released the first look at the DisneyToon Studios feature, Planes. Announced earlier this year, Planes is set in the same world as Cars and will be released a a full-length CG animated comedy [...]