Despite Disney’s best attempt to bury the recent release of “The Rocketeer” on Blu-ray, I want to sing its praises. A special L.A. screening got a huge crowd last year, but there wasn’t much in the way of publicity for this 20th anniversary edition, released in December. I didn’t receive my usual review copy, the … Continue Reading →
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When most people think about Chuck Jones, two things immediately come to mind: “Looney Tunes” and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” What a lot of folks don’t know — I certainly didn’t — was that Jones also had a short-lived comic strip in 1978. It was called “Crawford” and was drawn in Jones’ signature style. … Continue Reading →
This year has seen a bounty of great graphic novels and trade paperback collections for the “all-ages” group. And in many cases, they truly are for all ages, not just kids. Sure, they’re kid-friendly, but they’re so good, grown ups will enjoy reading them to the tykes in their lives — or maybe just borrowing … Continue Reading →