I love the Warner Archive Collection. And when I win the lottery, I’ll be spending a lot of money there because that’s the place to go for obscure and vintage Hanna-Barbera cartoons, plus a few others now owned by Warner Bros. Along with “Johnny Quest” and “The Jetsons,” they’ve got “Funky Phantom,” “Goober and the … Continue Reading →
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I like it when Hollywood conspires to combine two of my favorite things that I never thought would work together. I love it when the combination works. “Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire” isn’t the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup of animated musicals, but it’s way more fun than I was expecting, for sure. I’ve been a … Continue Reading →
They’re not saying much yet, but there’s a “Young Justice” video game on the way, “Young Justice: Legacy.” The Cartoon Network series returns with new episodes March 3 as part of the new “DC Nation” block of programming that will include several shorts and the new “Green Lantern” series. But we’ll have to wait until … Continue Reading →
With a few new releases crossing my desk, I figured I was long overdue for a classic cartoon night. So that’s what I did, surfing through old favorites on the new “Looney Tunes: Platinum Collection” vol. 1 Blu-ray, “Tom & Jerry: Golden Collection” vol. 1 Blu-ray (also available on DVD) and “Casper the Friendly Ghost: … Continue Reading →
This past weekend, I saw one of the scariest things imaginable for a geek: a deadly boring “Batman” movie. “Batman: Year One,” based on the comic story by Frank Miller and artist David Mazzucchelli, is a major snooze. The chief thing it has going for it is the “Catwoman” short that accompanies it. It has … Continue Reading →
Got a great email this morning from Warner Bros. with the voice cast for the next animated Justice League movie, “Justice League: Doom.” It’ll be out in early 2012 and reunites a bunch of voice alumni from Cartoon Network’s beloved series: Tim Daly as Superman, Kevin Conroy as Batman, Michael Rosenbaum as Flash, Susan Eisenberg … Continue Reading →
When I was a kid, I used to go to the pool at the condo complex and try to swim like the Man from Atlantis. It didn’t work nearly as well as it appeared to on TV. And I got to relive those days over the weekend (when I had access to DVD players with … Continue Reading →