Batman: The Complete Television Series Finally Arrives on Blu-ray


After more than 50 years, scores of Batman adaptations and complicated rights issues, the original 1960s Batman series is finally available to own. This week, Warner Brothers Home Entertainment released the long-awaited Batman: The Complete Television Series in a stunning limited edition Blu-ray. To the Batcave! Continue reading

Groovy! Evil Dead (with Bruce Campbell) Returns as a TV Show Next Year


Via a story on The Verge this afternoon, cable channel Starz will be airing a 10-episode Evil Dead series that will be a direct sequel to the original trilogy of films, and will see the return of geek-icon Bruce Campbell as Ash. Continue reading

Monsters, Robots and Masked Vigilantes: A Home Video Roundup

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As far as I’m concerned, the new fall season can’t get here fast enough. Every summer I manage to find a couple of series to get me through the doldrums, but I still tend to split most of my TV time between Netflix and Blu-ray/DVD releases of older fare. Continue reading

Sesame Street Makes a Really Sweet Star Wars Parody


This is just brilliant. Even if the rest of it weren’t also great, it would be worth watching this just for the Yoda – er, Groda – part. Trust me, it’s five minutes of your life you won’t regret spending. Continue reading

Disney Recreates DuckTales Title Sequence With Real Ducks


If you remember Disney Afternoon of the ’90s, you’ll love this. Disney has redone the title sequence to the great show that was DuckTales, only using actual ducks instead of cartoons. If you need a smile, this is just about guaranteed to provide one. Continue reading

Clarke’s Childhood’s End to be Syfy Miniseries


Arthur C. Clarke is my favorite science fiction author ever. You can’t beat a writer who actually helped invent technology that is fundamental to our lives here in the future. So, I’m kind of very excited that one of his landmark stories is being made into a miniseries. Continue reading

Phineas and Ferb Sets Premiere Date for Lindelof-Written Lost-Themed Episode


I haven’t seen the upcoming episode of Phineas and Ferb based on the hit TV series Lost and written by its co-creator Damon Lindelof, so I can’t tell you how good it’s going to be. But at least, given that it involves Phineas, Ferb, Perry, Dr. Doofenshmirtz, etc., I think I’m safe in saying it’s at least going to be much, much better than the last new Lost content that aired on TV. Continue reading