The Dark Crystal

October 6, 2009 // 0 Comments

In 1982 a film appeared in theaters around the globe that was magical and completely different from anything we had ever seen on the silver screen. Jim Henson and Frank Oz, the inventors of numerous puppet TV specials, including the award-winning and [...]


July 27, 2009 // 0 Comments

Ever since "Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas" sparked our collective imaginations and gave modern audiences a rekindled appreciation for stop-motion animation, fans have followed and eagerly anticipated the movies of director [...]

Pinocchio: Platinum Edition

March 20, 2009 // 0 Comments

In 1937, Walt Disney proved early naysayers wrong when his "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, " the first feature-length animated film produced in America, exceeded expectations to become a phenomenal box office success. Eager to demonstrate that [...]

Watchmen: The Complete Motion Comic

March 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

I read Dave Gibbons' graphic novel "Watchmen" many years ago, but unlike most of my friends, it didn't really do all that much for me. I found the story dragging, tedious and quite simply boring without any real suspense or [...]

Tripping The Rift:Season 3

January 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

Like "South Park" has done incrementally over the years, the frequently hilarious CGI sci-fi spoof series baked in Canada, "Tripping the Rift" has taken deeper steps into the lowbrow muck with each season. The show, which has been seen [...]

Horton Hears a Who!: Special Edition

December 10, 2008 // 0 Comments

Few people will deny that Dr. Seuss is one of the great American children's authors of the 20th century. His books are justifiably celebrated for their wonderfully unique language, eccentric characters, and intelligent social commentary disguised as [...]


November 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

Pixar Studios are one of the most amazing movie studios on the planet for one single reason. They are practically infallible! Other studios typically have a mixed track record of hits and flops and a LOT of movies somewhere floating in-between. With [...]

Dead Space: Downfall

November 5, 2008 // 0 Comments

The guise of a feature film correlating with a video game is frequently suspect, although if you've been on the ground long enough, you'll recall the "Super Mario Brothers" movie from 1993, much less the Pac Man cartoons series that [...]

Strait Jacket

November 3, 2008 // 0 Comments

No, this isn't the 1964 William Castle axe murder film featuring Joan Crawford; still, if you're looking for some nasty bit of chopping, feel free to drift into this hefty anime film originally written by "Scrapped Princess" novelist [...]

Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow

October 16, 2008 // 0 Comments

What happens when you run out of story ideas for popular cartoon characters? Either you spin off a new baby version of them or you introduce their kids. The latter was the choice for "Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow, " the latest installment [...]
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