Tag Archives: Shout! Factory

GBBP 107: Rémi Chayé

GBBP 107: Rémi Chayé

Today, we’re talking high-quality, hand-drawn, 2D animation with Rémi Chayé. Chayé recently released his feature debut as director, ‘Long Way North.’ Read More

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Thunderbirds Are Go… On Blu-ray

Thunderbirds Are Go… On Blu-ray

When it comes to classic television shows starring creepy marionette puppets, Shout! Factory is doing the lord’s work with The Gerry Anderson Collection. They took it upon themselves to release complete editions of all of Anderson’s shows, and this newest release of ‘Thunderbirds’ is more or less the conclusion of that glorious endeavor. Read More

Video Time Machine: Nostalgia in Your Pocket

Video Time Machine: Nostalgia in Your Pocket

I bet sometimes you wish it were still the 1980s: Saturday morning cartoons, movies with special effects, Apple computer commercials… Well, you can’t go back for good, but now you can visit, thanks to the Video Time Machine app for iOS. Originally launched in 2011, there’s now a free version that gives you access to just one decade, or you can get the whole shebang for $2.99. Read More

Win Transformers: Armada — The Complete Series

Win Transformers: Armada — The Complete Series

Armada stands out as a particularly interesting point in the Transformers franchise’s history. In the early 2000s this series marked a total reboot to Transformers continuity, and, along with sequels Energon and Cybertron, made up the first portion of what is known as the Unicron Trilogy. Read More

Magic, Monsters and Predacons: A Halloween DVD Viewing Guide

Magic, Monsters and Predacons: A Halloween DVD Viewing Guide

Like any good nerd, what is a single night of revelry for regular folks — Halloween — is a month-long event for me. In addition to a slow roll-out of decorations and the laborious task of cobbling together the perfect costumes for me and my brood, the seasonal merrymaking also includes weekly viewing of especially spooky programming. Of course, now that my kids are old enough to want to participate I’ve had to dial back the gore. Read More