How much do you like Disney? Annual Passport holder? Fine. But are you dedicated? Or rather: Are you 23? Like we discussed previously, the first ever d23 Expo is coming to town September 10-13. It's four whole days dedicated to all things Disneyana at the Anaheim Convention Center. The schedule f ... More >>
There are many solid feature-length films on the bill at this year's Newport Beach Film Festival, which shifts into full gear today and continues through Thursday, April 30. But some of the best stuff pre-screened for your consumption were shorts, in particular these eight animated and live-action d ... More >>
And yes, I'm up prior to the crack of dawn to get them to you. The biggest surprise, if you can call it that, is the strong showing by MICHAEL CLAYTON, with six nominations. Not so surprisingly, THERE WILL BE BLOOD and NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN each have eight.
Via CNN, because it announced even befor ... More >>
One (or two, depending on how you look at it) of the highlights of the past Newport Beach Film Festival was the Death Note movies, the latest in a powerhouse franchise from Japan that began with comics, then spawned an anime series and many toys, and finally these live-action adaptations. Death Note ... More >>
"What if mankind had to evacuate Earth, and somebody forgot to turn the last robot off?"
This is the idea behind Wall.E, which stands for Waste Allocation Load Lifter - Earth class (pronounced "Wally," as in George). Director Andrew Stanton is determined to capture the epic spirit and sense of wond ... More >>
Saturday night is costume contest time at Comic-Con.Let's try live-blogging this mofo while vaguely inebriated.
Logging in a bit belatedly. Line for free nachoes was huge -- they went instantly.
Most costumes so far are cute li'l kids as Huntress, Rayden/Scorpion from Mortal Kombat, other similar ... More >>
Am still groggy from staying up for last night's midnight screening of The Simpsons Movie at Fullerton's AMC 20. Packed house, mucho laughs (although it's nowhere near genius, and South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut was much better) and you should make your Simpsons avatar soon. Not only that, we w ... More >>
Don't miss out on Satoshi Kon's newest anime masterpiece, tonight at 7 p.m. at the Lido Theater, a full month before anyone else in the country gets to see it.
More info here, but it looks like tickets are only available at the box office, not online.
And no, Satoshi didn't pay us to plug his flic ... More >>