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‘Smaug’ Alert! ‘The Hobbit’ is in the House!

The middle chapter of Peter Jackson’s adaptation of The Hobbit arrives on home video with a flourish worthy of the massive saga of J.R.R. Tolkien. The Hobbit: The Desolation of ... Continue Reading →
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Neon Alley Serves Up Free On-Demand Anime

VIZ Media is officially relaunching its NeonAlley.com today as the new, consolidated online destination for free, streaming anime content in the U.S. The new site will offer subbed ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Debuts Miyazaki Memoir ‘Turning Point’

VIZ Media will release a new collection of essays, interviews, memoirs and illustrations by animation legend Hayao Miyazaki. The new title, Turning Point: 1997-2008 (a follow up to ... Continue Reading →
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‘Avengers’ Anime Tops Busy Disc Week

It’s a huge week for home video releases, but with superheroes all the rage there’s no way we could start off with a look at other title except a team-up between two of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Spins its Magic on Disc

It’s as close to animated magic as the box office has seen in quite a while, and now Frozen is coming to home video formats. The multiple-Oscar-winning Frozen (Disney, $29.99 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Season 3 Arrives with Extras

If you love cartoons, odds are you love Cartoon Network’s surreal and hilarious Adventure Time series. That makes this week’s release of Adventure Time: The Complete Third ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mr. Fox’ Returns in Criterion Edition

One of the most-acclaimed indie animated films of recent years gets the Criterion treatment this week with the release of Fantastic Mr. Fox: Criterion Collection Edition (Fox, $39.95 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tiger & Bunny’ Anime Gets U.S. Screenings

Anime action film Tiger & Bunny: The Movie — The Rising will come in March to the United States via a series of special theatrical screenings courtesy of VIZ Media and Eleven ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cloudy 2′ Storms Its Way to DVD, Blu-ray

The weather forecast is for hunger this week, with the Blu-ray and DVD release of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (Sony Pictures, $30.99 DVD; $40.99 Blu-ray combo pack; $45.99 3D ... Continue Reading →
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‘Riddick,’ ‘Marvel Knights’ Top Busy Week for New Discs

The return of Vin Diesel’s cult-favorite sci-fi hero in Riddick leads a strong and diverse week of animated and visual-effects home video releases. Riddick (Universal, $29.98 ... Continue Reading →