Media FX News Archives
- October 8, 2001
- Osmosis Jones DVD to Have
- Live Action Feature,
Based on Anime Series, Coming to DVD
- Release Charts: Animated,
Anime, and FX DVDs
- News Link of the Day
- 'Snow White' to Make Digital Debut
Jones DVD to Have Special Features
digitalmediafx.com) Osmosis Jones, which bombed at the U.S. box
office with only $13.6 million, is coming to DVD
on November 13, 2001. Warner Bros. tried to pass the movie off
as family entertainment, even editing it down after an initial
PG-13 rating. Audiences still failed to respond as with several
past animated Warner Bros. adventures, including the highly critical
acclaimed The Iron Giant feature.
lack of success at the box office, Warner Bros. is going to extra
lengths to include special features on the Osmosis Jones DVD.
Here's a list of bonuses:
- A "Voices
Inside Frank's Head" commentary from the writer, animation
director and producer.
- The HBO
First Look Special "Under the Microscope."
the Vocal Cords" -- special behind-the-scenes look at the
Gross Anatomy -- a special menu feature.
- Cast biographies.
not be an option to only play the animated segments. Here's a
quote from the Amazon.com review: "Osmosis Jones is about
two-thirds animation and one-third live action, which is why two-thirds
of the film is entertaining and funny, and one-third is not."
here to preorder the DVD or for more information.
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Feature, Based on Anime Series Coming to DVD
(by digitalmediafx.com) Bandai Entertainment Inc. today announced
the home video release of G-Saviour exclusively on DVD.
is the first live action feature based on the popular Japanese
animated series, "Mobile Suit Gundam." G-Saviour
is set for home video release on Jan. 22, 2002 -- $29.98 SRP
exclusively on DVD.
Century 223 -- Humanity struggles to survive as wide spread famine
spreads throughout the Earth and it's orbiting space settlements
known as Sides. Ex-Congressional pilot, Mark Curran (Brennan Elliot)
stumbles across a secret research project to produce a new energy
source that could potentially end the severe food crisis. However,
Congressional forces on Earth seek to suppress this discovery
in order to maintain its control over the populace. Thrust into
inevitable conflict, Curran must rely on the help of researcher,
Cynthia Graves (Enuka Okuma), a secret organization known as the
Illuminati, and an advance mobile suit called the G-Saviour in
order to protect the energy source at all cost.
its 20th anniversary, the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise has spawned
numerous animated television series, feature length films, action
figures, model kits, comic books, merchandise, and apparel. The
G-Saviour DVD features an interactive menu, Dolby Digital
5.1 Sound, a CG art gallery, Japanese language track, promotional
spots, and trailer.
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Charts: Animated, Anime, and FX DVDs
(by digitalmediafx.com) Here are new animated, FX, and anime
DVDs hitting store shelves tomorrow, including the much anticipated
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs DVD:
White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937 - animated)
Doo and the Cyber Chase (2001 - animated)
Ball Z - The Saiyan Conflict (Boxed Set I - Episodes 1-25)
Ball Z - The Saiyan Conflict (Boxed Set I - Episodes 26-53)
Irresponsible Captain Tylor - Complete OVA Collection - Vols 1-3
Irresponsible Captain Tylor - OVA Collection 3 (anime)
Moon - Movie Box Set (anime)
Universe - Boxed Set (anime)
Yohko, Starship Girl - Complete OVA (anime)
Amazon.com is now accepting pre-orders for the Shrek 2-Disc
Amazon.com is now accepting pre-orders for the Final Fantasy DVD.
Amazon.com is also accepting pre-orders for The Phantom Menace
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of the Day - 'Snow White' to Make Digital Debut
According to the Houston Chronicle:
hand-drawn animation, like Snow White herself, truly is the fairest
of them all.
At a time
when fancy computer work such as Shrek is stealing box-office
thunder from hand-drawn traditionalism, Snow White and the Seven
Dwarfs returns, clearing the skies with its beauty, purity and
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