Back again with part 2 of the Blu-Ray and DVD gift guide. So lets dig into more stuff. If you missed part 1 the click HERE Snowpiercer ($29.99) I missed this one in the short time that it played in theaters over the summer due to the Weinstein Companies fighting with the director over the cut of the film for the US release and dumped it the same day as Transformers 4 opened.
While we are still a ways off from the Oscars Jerry Beck’s Animation Scoop has reported that 20 feature-length animated films have been submitted to the Academy for the 2014 Best Animated feature category.
On Friday the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel was the place to be during San Diego Comic Con. If you are an animation fan this was the biggest day of the show.
In September 30th 1960 a milestone in animation history was made when Hanna-Barbera’s The Flintstones premiered on ABC. It ran for six season and opened the door to other prime time series from Hanna-Barbera The other series were Top Cat (1961), The Jetsons (1962) Where’s Huddles (1970) and Wait Till Your Father Gets Home (19702).
The Hollywood Reporter Sunday declared that Frozen “Box Office Milestone: Frozen Becomes No. 1 Animated Film of All Time”. And while that is a nice story to whip the masses to click to your site, it’s a very incorrect story.
Last week I did a story about how kids of today grow up without the joy of getting up early on Saturday and plopping down in front of the television and starting the weekend off with a bang.