Reviewing “The Good Dinosaur” Lush backgrounds and amazing animation enhance the Pixar formula

The Good Dinosaur

Like most Pixar films, The Good Dinosaur is filled with emotional moments of life and death scenarios. I believe this is why so many Pixar movie’s connect with people. They’re filled with reality based elements that touch the hearts of everyone. The Good Dinosaur is successful in embracing this formula and for better or worse deserves to rub elbows with other Pixar movies.   [Read more…]

Independent Horror Features: “Condemned” & “Infinite Santa 8000″ A double interview feature on independent horror films coming to theaters and online outlets

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This week, Summer entertains a double shot of horror creatives!

First a chat with writer/director Eli Morgan Gesner, whose feature Condemned will be available in theaters and video on demand platforms on November 13.

Next, a talk with storytellers and animators Greg Ansin and Mike Neel, and the movie based on their YouTube series “Infinite Santa 8000″.

Leave a message at 602-635-6976, or send Summer an email with a comment you’ve recorded!   [Listen to the show…]

“RWBY: Volume 3″ Premieres The award-winning series returns to Rooster Teeth


The 12-episode third season of RWBY returns this weekend on and the Rooster Teeth mobile app. The premiere episode of RWBY: Volume 3 becomes available for the public on Sunday, October 25th, and new episodes will premiere weekly – on Saturdays for Sponsors and Sundays for the public.   [Read more…]

“Dream Defenders” Coming to Discovery Family The animated adventure series will join the daytime lineup

Dream Defenders

Discovery Family has acquired the US rights to the 26-episode series, Dream Defenders, from Tiny Island Productions. The series follows 14-year-old twins Zoey and Zane Mercer through their dual dimension adventures—in both the ‘Realworld’ of Meridian, and the fantastical universes of the ‘Dreamworld’.   [Read more…]

Reviewing “Inside Out” An entertaining movie that could have been outstanding, if different emotions had been in the story

Disney-Pixar Inside Out

The movie is very entertaining, but it’s far more entertaining for adults than children. Riley is eleven, and I wouldn’t recommend this movie for kids under eight, due to a variety of fairly heavy and depressing things that happen. Yes, there’s a happy ending, but things get slow and sad more than once.   [Read more…]

“Batman vs Robin” Newest Animated Teaser The newest DC Universe Original will be available on Blu-ray April 14

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Damian Wayne, now bearing the mantle of Robin, blazes a headstrong and sometimes reckless trail alongside his father, Batman. While investigating a crime scene, Robin encounters a mysterious figure, Talon, who leads him on a life-altering course through the depths of Gotham’s secret society, known as The Court of Owls. It’s a dangerous journey that will force Batman and Robin to face their most dangerous adversary – each other!   [Read more…]

“Justice League: Throne of Atlantis” Now Available The newest DC Universe Animated Original is in stores as a Combo Pack

Justice League: Throne of Atlantis

Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the Justice League must band together as they face off against warmongering Orm, an army of sea creatures, otherworldly weapons and perilous odds. In this all-new epic adventure from the DC Universe, mankind’s only hope of escaping from the darkness lies with the guiding light of a man – Aquaman!   [Read more…]