Evangelion 2.22 is the digitally mastered Blu-Ray edition of EVANGELION 2.0 YOU CAN (NOT) ADVANCE. This is the second of four films released that are remaking the original anime seriesNEON GENESIS EVANGELION. EVANGELION 2.0 YOU CAN (NOT) ADVANCE was produced and co-distributed by Hideaki Anno’s Studio Khara. Aside from that really awful looking, all-orange cover for [...]
SMALLVILLE’s 9th season continued to develop its version of the Superman mythology with its most ambitious season yet. It introduced “Major Zod” (Callum Blue) as he and the other Kandorian survivors are freed by Tess Mercer, but lacking their Kryptonian powers. The season also featured appearances by Metallo (Brian Austin Green), the Wonder Twins, The Silver Banshee, Checkmate, The Suicide Squad, Maxwell Lord and Amanda Waller (Pam Grier), and, in a the season’s high point, The Justice Society of America!
Throughout season four of SUPERNATURAL, Sam and Dean Winchester strove to prevent Lucifer from escaping Hell and setting off the Apocalypse. Failing in this mission – actually causing it, to be honest – the boys spend Season Five trying to find a way to send Lucifer back to the Pit. Lucifer isn’t the only being [...]
The latest DC Comics Direct-to-video Animated film is an adaptation of the “Under the Hood” storyline that ran in issues of Batman in 2005 – 2006. BATMAN: UNDER THE RED HOOD is a faithful adaptation of the comic arc with some minor changes in the cast of characters and a couple of minor plot elements. [...]
As one of the very few true horror shows that doesn’t (thankfully) feature vampires, SUPERNATURAL has become must-see TV. Warner Brothers has released the first season on Blu-Ray, complete with two new bonus features.
AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER is one of the most engaging animated shows produced in the last ten or fifteen years. To coincide with the release of the feature film, the first season has been released in a collector’s edition DVD that comes with a new bonus disc and a 48 page preview edition of Avatar: The Last Airbender The Art of the Animated Series Book,
As I was playing Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, another game kept popping into my head: with its myriad of tricky jumps, ledge climbing, acrobatic swings, deadly traps, and puzzle solving, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands feels like the early Tomb Raider games all over again. This is a big departure from 2008’s Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, which one can argue, was too easy. Not so this time!
Avoiding the sophomore jinx, TRUE BLOOD’s second season offered outstanding performances, witty scripts, and some of the quirkiest humor ever seen on TV.
Take Arthurian legend, mix small doses of SMALLVILLE and HARRY POTTER, and you’ve got MERLIN, a BBC series imported to the U.S. by way of the SyFy channel. Like SMALLVILLE, MERLIN is a look at the legend before it became a legend. The series tells of the first meeting between Merlin and the future King [...]
Buoyed by the huge success of the X-MEN animated series, Marvel Comics unleashed a swarm of new animated shows, based upon their superheroes, in the 1990s. In just 1994, Marvel debuted Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four, and Iron Man, which were all seen on the now defunct Fox Kids Saturday morning and weekday afternoon, animation blocks. [...]
JUSTICE LEAGUE: CRISIS ON TWO-EARTHS – the latest original DC animated film – takes on a legacy that is forty years in the making. The idea of parallel Earths has been a staple in DC continuity since the advent of the Silver Age of comics, when it was decided that the Golden Age and Silver [...]
Before becoming one of the stars of ABC’s hit series LOST, Matthew Fox starred in the short-lived 2002 series HAUNTED. The show broadcast only seven of the eleven produced episodes on the UPN network before being canceled. The complete series with all eleven episodes is now out on DVD courtesy of Phase4 Films. Haunted’s biggest [...]
One of the best films in this year’s After Dark Horrorfest DREAD has a strong pedigree – based on the Clive Barker story of the same name, which originally appeared in the second volume of his Books of Blood.