Animation

Spaceballs: The Totally Warped Animated Adventures

Last night, after watching Spaceballs on TV for the millionth time, I decided that the time was right to watch the animated series. I was in the mood and I was excited to be further entertained by the likes of Lone Star, Barf and Dark Helmet. Unfortunately entertained I was not. Containing 4 random episodes…

Posted by Kevin in Animation, DVD Vault, Genre, Reviews, Sci-Fi / January 5, 2010 /One comment so far
Tags: , , , , , , ,

Family Guy: Something, etc… Darkside

The second Family Guy Star Wars parody is to Blue Harvest what Empire was to A New Hope… from a certain point of view. While Empire Strikes Back soared high above everyone’s expectations for the Star Wars sequel, so too does Something, Something, Something Darkside in terms of visual effects. Every ship and set are…

Posted by Jonny in Animation, DVD Vault, Genre, Reviews / December 30, 2009 /One comment so far
Tags: , , , , , , ,

DVD Vault: G.I. Joe Resolute

This is exactly what G.I. Joe fans were waiting for. This is G.I. Joe for grown-ups. With respect to Stephen Sommers and his worthy live action blockbuster, G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra didn’t quite bring the same “fan satisfaction” that G.I. Joe: Resolute brought. While Rise of Cobra was a good enough translation of the…

Posted by Jonny in Animation, DVD Vault, Reviews / November 10, 2009 /One comment so far
Tags: , , , ,

022 Kristen Bell On Astro Boy

Super fast and quick, this episode is a short one, but like we do at Fancore; we’re just gonna drop in and kick some knowledge at you on Astro Boy and a bunch of stuff that Kristen Bell has coming up. Not only that, sir! Not only that, but we’re gonna hear it from her…

Posted by Jonny in Animation, Interviews, Podcasts / October 16, 2009 /View all 2 comments
Tags: , , , , , ,

DVD Vault: Superman/Batman:Public Enemies

Public Enemies the comic, was a six issue story arc that kicked off the Superman/Batman series in 2003 and has since been collected in trade paperback. Written by Jeph Loeb and illustrated in musclebound cartoony glory by Ed McGuinness, this epic featured the World’s Finest pitted against U.S. President Lex Luthor and an enormous roster of DC…

Posted by Dana in Animation, Comics, DVD Vault, Reviews / October 13, 2009 /View all 2 comments
Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

019 Tara Strong Interview

Super cutey in the picture above is either Sari Sumdac from the Transformers Animated TV show or the lovely Tara Strong; or both! Hopefully nobody was eye-ing Ben10 up there… don’t get me wrong, he’s a nice boy but I don’t know about cute! Well it turns out that Ben is really a woman on…

Posted by Jonny in Animation, Interviews, Podcasts / October 7, 2009 /View all 10 comments
Tags: , , , , ,

016 David Kaye Interview

If you’re asking yourself who is David Kaye right now, you don’t know your ass from your elbow! If you’re any kind of animation fan worth your salt, you’ll know David as the voice of Optimus Prime from the newest Transformers Animated series or any number of Megatrons including Beast Wars (arguably the best by…

Posted by Jonny in Animation, Interviews, Podcasts / September 25, 2009 /View all 6 comments
Tags: , , , ,

The Final Word On: Ponyo

Sitting in the theatre as the previews flashed across the screen, I realised I had no idea what I was about to watch. I knew that Ponyo was the newest Miyazaki film and that in itself meant that I was in for something special. I’ve seen most of his previous movies and have a real…

Posted by Jonny in Animation, Jonny's Final Word, Reviews / September 5, 2009 /View all 3 comments