Tag: animation

Brave: Ultimate Collector’s Edition

Brave: Ultimate Collector’s Edition

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Brave is a story filled with laughter, love, and learning. Princess Merida wants to find her own path in the world, not realizing how much chaos can be created by acting without thinking first. Although it is set in the past, Merida acts much like you would expect a normal teenager to act. With her […]

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Leap Frog Scout and Friends: Double Feature Learning DVD Set

Leap Frog Scout and Friends: Double Feature Learning DVD Set

| November 6, 2012 | 1 Comments

There are two new movies from Leap Frog featuring Scout and friends just in time for the holidays. Scout and Friends: Number Land and Scout and Friends: Phonics Farm. Your little one will love watching and interacting along with the movies all the while learning important math and literacy skills. As a parent, you can […]

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The Flintstones: Prime-Time Specials Collection (Vol. 1)

The Flintstones: Prime-Time Specials Collection (Vol. 1)

| October 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Just in time for Halloween, Warner Archive has released the first MOD DVD volume collecting The Flintstones‘ Prime-Time Specials, which most prominently includes “The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone” (1980) Each of the two specials featured herein boast a running time of 50 minutes, making this well worth the $14.95 price tag, especially with the […]

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The Art and Making of Hotel Transylvania

The Art and Making of Hotel Transylvania

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Art and Making of Hotel Transylvania is the be-all, tell-all book about Sony Pictures Animation’s computer-graphics and 3-D Hotel Transylvania animated feature, to be released on 28 September.  The book is written by Tracey Miller-Zarneke, a voice actress on Disney’s Meet the Robinsons, assistant production manager on The Emperor’s New Groove and Chicken Little, and the author of the making-of art […]

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Care Bears: The Original Series Collection

Care Bears: The Original Series Collection

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Care Bears: The Original Series, created by American Greetings back in the early eighties, has been entertaining children and adults alike for thirty years. With their wholesome messages and silly antics, the Care Bears can still bring a smile to many of our faces. This DVD collection brings all the original cartoons together in one […]

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A Cat in Paris

A Cat in Paris

| October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Animation is in a sorry state when the most obvious charm of an animated film is that it is hand-drawn. However, A Cat in Paris rises above most recent animated films not just because it is hand-drawn, but the painstaking care and stylization of the film. A Cat in Paris has the warmth of a […]

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Snorks: The Complete First Season

Snorks: The Complete First Season

| October 6, 2012 | 1 Comments

The latest addition to Warner Archive’s MOD component of the Hanna-Barbera Classic Collection is none other than Snorks: The Complete First Season. And I have to say, it’s about friggin’ time! So often those nostalgic television series from our childhood turn out to be absolutely unbearable when revisited as adults. Captain N: The Game Master […]

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Maria Watches Over Us: Season One

Maria Watches Over Us: Season One

| September 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Maria Watches Over Us is a lovely anime that shows that no matter the ups and downs, friendship will prevail in the end if it is truly meant to be. Based on Oyuki Konno’s Maria-sama ga Miteru series of light novels, Maria Watches Over Us is a drama/slice-of-life anime that chronicles the lives of several girls at […]

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Iron Man: Armored Adventures (Season 2, Vol. 2)

Iron Man: Armored Adventures (Season 2, Vol. 2)

| September 27, 2012 | 1 Comments

Needless to say (and somewhat unfortunately), this volume picks up where the last one left off, with teenage Tony Stark royally screwed, having proven himself to be overwhelmingly incompetent as a superhero throughout the six episodes collected in Season 2, Vol. 1. Therein, he had allowed the schematics for his Iron Man to be stolen […]

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Pac-Man: The Complete Second Season

Pac-Man: The Complete Second Season

| September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Adapting video games for other, more narrative-oriented media is a difficult process, one that almost inevitably results in artistic and commercial failure it’s sad to say. What makes this so difficult is that video games are often incredibly thin in the plot department to begin with, and what plot is there is often not enough […]

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