Topnotch technique has been brought to bear on a portentously nerdy script in this treat for anime fans.
ROME - Venice topper Alberto Barbera has unveiled a rich mix of name auteurs and newcomers, crowdpleasers and esoteric pics, with U.S. and U.K. titles playing prominently, in his lineup for the 70th…
Few companies made a larger splash at early June's Annecy Animation Festival than Japan's Toei Animation.
Joann Sfar and Antoine Delesvaux's "The Rabbi's Cat" won the best-feature Crystal at the 2011 Annecy Animated Intl. Film Festival.
Pumped to the max visually but saddled with a shopworn story about futuristic man-machines threatening to overrun their human creators, "Appleseed: Ex Machina" should keep anime geeks entertained.
Japan distrib FUNimation is partnering with AccessIT group member the Bigger Picture to digitally distribute four Japanese pics in the U.S. market, the Bigger Picture has announced.
Anime fans were set drooling when reports started surfacing about designer-turned helmer Shinji Aramaki's debut adaptation of manga-favorite "Appleseed." Seeds sown through specialist fest and…
World preems of Patrice Leconte's Cambodian docu-poem "Dogora" and Volker Schlondorff's Holocaust drama "The Ninth Day," plus popular U.S. meller "The Notebook," head this year's lineup of the 57th…
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