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Monday - September 10, 2001
- Monsters, Inc. Attraction at the El Capitan
- Release Charts: Animated, Anime, and FX DVDs
- The Simpsons Invade Cereal Isles
- News Link of the Day - Adventures in Animation

Monsters, Inc. Attraction at the El Capitan
(by Disney Special Events is putting together an elaborate Monsters, Inc. attraction at the El Capitan theater in Hollywood. People who view Monsters, Inc. at the El Capitan between November 2 and January 1 will be able to go next door to the huge exhibit where visitors enroll in "Monsters 101," watch a live stage show, see behind the scenes items from the making of Monsters, Inc, and meet the characters.

Disney Special Events has put together elaborate attractions for Disney animated films at the historic El Capitan, like the Destination Atlantis exhibit earlier this summer.

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Release Charts: Animated, Anime, and FX DVDs
(by Here are new animated, FX, and anime DVDs hitting store shelves tomorrow:

The Lord of the Rings (animated)
The Hobbit (animated)
The Return of the King (animated)
Beavis and Butt-head Do Christmas (1993 - animated)
Cardcaptor Sakura - Vacation Daze - Vol. 5 (anime)
Apocalypse Zero - Battle 1-2 (anime)
Pokemon Giftset - The First Movie/The Movie 2000 (anime)
Powerpuff Girls Power Pack (animated)
Scooby-Doo DVD Pack - Spookiest Tales/Original Mysteries (animated) is now accepting pre-orders for the Shrek 2-Disc DVD. Click here. is also accepting pre-orders for The Phantom Menace DVD. Click here.

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The Simpsons Invades Cereal Isles
(by Soon when you're perusing the cereal isle of your local grocery store you'll notice something new - cereal from The Simpsons. Kelloggs is set to release two versions of The Simpsons cereal within the next month - Bart Simpson Peanut Butter Chocolate Crunch and Homer's Cinnamon Donut Cereal.

According to Daily Variety, Kellogg's has also reached a deal with Disney to start putting Mickey Mouse and other famous characters on cereal boxes as promotion tools.

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News Link of the Day - Adventures in Animation

According to BBC News:

"Hollywood's latest computer animated effort is so life-like, the characters even have wrinkles. But what of the plot? BBC News Online technology correspondent Mark Ward asks if movie makers are sacrificing story-telling for special effects..."

Click here for the full story.

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