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An Evening with Dana Gould

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, March 6, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 6, 2009

On the eve of the release of LET ME PUT MY THOUGHTS IN YOU, SF Comedy favorite Dana Gould's newest special and DVD release, the Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Gould for a special presentation on Friday, March 6, from 7 to 8 p.m. Gould is a veteran stand-up comedian and comedy writer, and recently spent seven years as a staff writer on THE SIMPSONS, the longest-running television comedy of all time. Cartoon Art Museum Curator Andrew Farago will conduct an interview with Gould, to be followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

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Cartoon Art Museum Benefit: WonderCon Weekend Party 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, February 27, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: February 27, 2009

The Cartoon Art Museum's Annual WonderCon Weekend Party will be held on Friday, February 27, 2008, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.. Admission to this ticketed event will be on a sliding scale from $10 to $35, with guests encouraged to contribute whatever they can to support the Cartoon Art Museum. Many of the featured artists and special WonderCon guests will be in attendance, including featured guests WATCHMEN co-creator Dave Gibbons and USAGI YOJIMBO creator Stan Sakai.

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Sean Astin Stars in New Playhouse Disney Animated Series

SPECIAL AGENT OSO, a new animated television series starring Academy Award-nominee Sean Astin as the voice of Oso, a fuzzy, lovable, bumbling stuffed panda bear who is a special agent-in-training, premieres with two consecutive episodes Saturday, April 4 (8-9 a.m., ET/PT) during Disney Channel's learning-focused Playhouse Disney programming block.

The interactive series, which emphasizes discovery, humor and organizational skills, calls upon viewers to help accomplish special missions by breaking down everyday tasks using three simple steps, just as Oso does.

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Wallace & Gromit, Back to the Future Return, Plus More DVD/Blu-ray Releases

The BACK TO THE FUTURE trilogy and the three WALLACE & GROMIT shorts are now available separately on DVD, with the Blu-ray release of DONNIE DARKO and the DVD/Blu-ray release of MIRACLE AT ST. ANNA, plus DRAGON BALL Z and DEATH NOTE DVDs and more.


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Bourne on Blu-ray, Mary Poppins on DVD, Pink Panther Collection & RockNRolla

The BOURNE trilogy comes to Blu-ray, along with special editions of MARY POPPINS on DVD, TEDDY RUXPIN and PINK PANTHER collections, BLOOD + and FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST on DVD and ROCKNROLLA on more.

THE ADVENTURES OF TEDDY RUXPIN: Come Dream With Me -- Complete Series on DVD

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Quantum of Solace Hits DVD/Blu-ray March 24

The high-octane action of the world's most famous secret agent continues when QUANTUM OF SOLACE explodes onto Blu-ray and DVD this March from MGM and Fox Home Ent.

A worldwide box office phenomenon, QUANTUM OF SOLACE has broken countless records and scored among the top 20 film openings of all time in 67 international territories. Bond... James Bond remains one of the world's largest and most successful film franchises with 22 films to date.

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Babylon A.D., Bangkok Dangerous & Pineapple Express on DVD/Blu-ray

BABYLON A.D., BANGKOK DANGEROUS and PINEAPPLE EXPRESS hit DVD and Blu-ray, along with season 4.0 of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, seasons three and four of cult animated series DUCKMAN and season two of [adult swim]'s FRISKY DINGO and TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED.

BABYLON A.D. on DVD and Blu-ray

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Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor & Mamma Mia! on DVD/Blu-ray plus Tranformers

THE MUMMY: TOMB OF THE DRAGON EMPEROR and MAMMA MIA! make their DVD/Blu-ray debut, plus two volumes of POWER RANGERS JUNGLE FURY, TRANSFORMERS ENERGON Ultimate Collection on DVD and DEATH PROOF and PLANET TERROR on Blu-ray.


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Dark Knight, Horton Hears a Who on DVD/Blu-ray, plus Lost, Peter & the Wolf

THE DARK KNIGHT, DR. SEUSS' HORTON HEARS A WHO! and the fourth season of LOST arrive on DVD and Blu-ray, plus Oscar-winning Best Animated Short PETER & THE WOLF makes its U.S. DVD debut, and more.


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Wanted, Prince Caspian, X-Files on DVD/Blu-ray, Plus Day The Earth Stood Still

PRINCE CASPIAN, WANTED and X-FILES hit DVD and Blu-ray, plus the special edition of THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL (1951) comes out on DVD/Blu-ray and the first 3-D animated film made especially for 3-D, FLY ME TO THE MOON, comes out on DVD.


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I Castelli Animati Winners Announced

The 13th edition of Il Castelli Animati finished up November 30 in Rome, Italy, with winners including multiple winner Blu for the ambiguous animation MUTO.

International Competition

The Jury:President: Nelson Shin, KoreaSandra Ceccarelli, ItalyHeather Kenyon, USAMarco Pavone, ItalyGerben Schermer, The Netherlands

Grand PrizeCHAINSAW, Dennis Tupicoff, Australia, 2007Production: Jungle Pictures

Special Jury Prize

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Hancock, Space Chimps, Meet Dave on DVD/Blu-ray, Plus Superman: Doomsday

HANCOCK, MEET DAVE and SPACE CHIMPS arrive on DVD/Blu-ray, plus THE KINGDOM and SUPERMAN: DOOMSDAY make their Blu-ray debut.

HANCOCK On DVD And Blu-ray

Academy Award nominee Will Smith (Best Actor, THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS, 2006) stars in this action-packed comedy as Hancock, a sarcastic, hard-living and misunderstood superhero who has fallen out of favor with the public.

Special Events

El Capitan's Holiday Program With Bolt

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, November 21, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: November 21, 2008

Hollywood's El Capitan Theatre will host the special engagement of Walt Disney Pictures' latest animated comedy-adventure BOLT, presented in Disney Digital 3-D, from November 21, 2008-January 4, 2009. Accompanying the film at all showings will be Disney's Holiday Spectacular -- An All New Live Stage Show, which will transform the theater into a winter wonderland and feature an ensemble of Disney's top animated stars celebrating the season.

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Get Smart on DVD/Blu-ray, Jim Henson Muppets Specials On DVD

GET SMART debuts on DVD and Blu-ray, plus the DVD release of several Jim Henson Company specials, including the complete series of FRAGGLE ROCK, THE CHRISTMAS TOY and EMMET OTTER'S JUG-BAND CHRISTMAS and more, all on DVD and Blu-ray today.

GET SMART On DVD And Blu-ray

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Indy 4 On DVD/Blu-ray, SpongeBob On DVD and The Ultimate Matrix On Blu-ray

INDY 4 is out now on DVD and Blu-ray, along with the DVD release of the new SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS special "WhoBob, WhatPants?", BOB THE BUILDER DVDs and The Ultimate Matrix Collection on Blu-ray.


The highest-grossing installment of the popular adventure franchise, with more than $780 million at the global box office, Paramount Pictures and Lucasfilm Ltd.'s INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL will make its anticipated debut on DVD and Blu-ray October 14.

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Ray Liotta To Guest Star In SpongeBob Special Oct. 13

When SpongeBob is struck with amnesia and drifts from Bikini Bottom, his friends fear that they've lost their pal forever, in an all-new, half-hour television special, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS' "WhoBob WhatPants?," premiering Monday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. SpongeBob wanders the ocean, a stranger in his own pants, until he encounters the leader of the dangerous Bubble Poppin' Boys, voiced by Ray Liotta (GOODFELLAS), and accidentally becomes a hero. Prior to the special, Nickelodeon will present a four-hour SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS marathon from 4-8 p.m. (ET/PT).

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Speed Racer, Chuck and Beetlejuice On DVD/Blu-ray (September 15, 2008)

Flashy SPEED RACER zooms onto DVD and Blu-ray, plus vfx-heavy TV shows CHUCK and PUSHING DAISIES debut their first seasons on DVD.


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DVD Releases For September 9, 2008

NIGHT WATCH and DAY WATCH hit Blu-ray for the first time, plus the release of THE FORBIDDEN KINGDOM on DVD/Blu-ray, more CHIPMUNKS with some SYLVESTER AND TWEETY MYSTERIES, all on home video today.


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MythBusters Stars To Present At NVISION 08

Special effects experts and MYTHBUSTERS stars Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage will appear in a unique presentation at the NVISION 08 conference. With more than 30 years of special effects experience in television and film entertainment between the two of them, Hyneman and Savage have been involved in numerous television and film projects, and are best known for their work in the hit Discovery Channel series, MYTHBUSTERS.

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DVD Releases For July 29, 2008

A plethora of Blu-ray releases for fans of all genres, some Tiny Toons and more, all on DVD and Blu-ray today.

BEOWULF Director's Cut On Blu-ray

From Paramount Home Ent. comes the director's cut Blu-ray and DVD of BEOWULF. In a legendary time of heroes, the mighty warrior Beowulf battles the demon Grendel and incurs the hellish wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother. Their epic clash forges the timeless legend of Beowulf.

Brand Headline News

Postman Pat Continues To Deliver Sales Results All Around The World

Entertainment media company Entertainment Rights' internationally successful pre-school series POSTMAN PAT has launched on China's national television network, China Central Television (CCTV). ER also announces a number of key international broadcast agreements for the brand new series -- POSTMAN PAT: SPECIAL DELIVERY SERVICE (SDS).

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DVD Releases For July 8, 2008

Get ready for big-screen versions of BATMAN and THE X-FILES with today's DVD and Blu-ray releases, plus much more.


DC Comics, Warner Premiere, Warner Home Video and Warner Bros. Animation have collaborated to create a unique BATMAN experience in BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHT. The all-new, original movie arrives July 8, 2008 on DVD and Blu-ray. The original movie will also be available OnDemand and Pay-per-View as well as available for download on the same day as release date, July 8, 2008.