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‘Transformers,’ ‘Thunder,’ ‘Batman’ Arrive on Disc

Robots in disguise, cats on the loose and plenty of anime releases are set to brighten up the home video scene this week. One of the summer’s biggest hits arrives with the release ... Continue Reading →
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Review: ‘Hal – The Movie’

Hal – The Movie Funimation: $29.98, DVD/Blu-ray combo pack The popular new mini-feature Hal plays like cross between the live-action film Her and a three-hanky weeper from the ... Continue Reading →
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Uncut ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Anniversary Edition Arrives

In celebration of the silver anniversary of Masamune Shirow’s original manga, Anchor Bay Entertainment is releasing Ghost in the Shell: 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray — ... Continue Reading →
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‘South Park,’ ‘Godzilla’ Giants Among Video Releases

Two giants of animation and visual-effects stomp their way home today with major releases for Godzilla and the kids of South Park. South Park: The Complete Seventeenth Season (Paramount, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Young Justice: Season 1′ Arrives on Blu-ray

The popular Young Justice series gets an upgrade to high-def for its first season in a relatively quiet week for animation and VFX home video release. Young Justice: Season 1 (Warner ... Continue Reading →
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‘Spidey 2,’ ‘Brony Tale,’ ‘Gilligan’ Top Week’s Discs

It’s a web of wild home video releases this week, with the latest from Marvel’s arachnid superstar, a documentary on men who love pony toons and some vintage and new animated ... Continue Reading →
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Red Data Girl: Complete Series

Red Data Girl: Complete Series Funimation: $54.98, 2 discs Red Data Girl (2013) infuses the popular “magical girl” genre with elements of traditional Shinto religion. Izumiko ... Continue Reading →
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‘Short Peace’ Celebrates Diversity of Japanese Directors

Topping the week’s animation home ent. releases is the highly anticipated U.S. release of Katsuhiro Otomo’s Short Peace on DVD (Sentai Filmworks, $24.98) and Blu-ray ($29.98). ... Continue Reading →
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‘Appleseed: Alpha’ Grows Series Mythology

It’s a hot week for anime releases with the arrival of Appleseed: Alpha (Sony, $30.99 Blu-ray, $26.99 DVD), the prequel to the hit series from the director of Ghost in the Shell. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wrinkles’ Lends Maturity to Week’s DVDs

If cruel twists of fate and general location prevented you from catching GKIDS’ New York release of Ignacio Ferreras’ graphic novel adaptation Wrinkles, New Video Group ... Continue Reading →