Month: February 2011

“All-Star Superman” Animated Feature Now Available From Warner Home Video

The all-new direct-to-video All-Star Superman animated feature from Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation is now available to own on Blu-ray, Two-Disc Special Edition DVD, and Single-Disc DVD. Warner Home Video distributes the direct-to-video animated feature, which is also available on Pay-Per-View, OnDemand and for legal day and date download. The Blu-ray release for All-Star Superman features exclusive extras, including a commentary with Grant Morrison and Bruce Timm. The cover artwork for the separate home video releases are available below.


Further information on this latest DC Universe Animated Original Movie title can be found by clicking the images above. Click on the links below to discuss both the new All-Star Superman animated feature and its respective DVD and Blu-ray home video releases.

All-Star Superman Feature Talkback (Spoilers)
All-Star Superman DVD/Blu-ray Talkback (Spoilers)

Please continue to the The World’s Finest All-Star Superman subsite for further details on the newly-available direct-to-video animated feature release. Click here to view the trailer and clips from the All-Star Superman direct-to-video animated feature.

Continuing, the All-Star Superman home video release also includes a look at the next DC Universe Animated Original Movie title, Green Lantern: Emerald Knights, which Warner Home Video officially announced earlier this month. Click here for the details. The Green Lantern: Emerald Knights animated feature is slated to hit Blu-ray and DVD June 7th, 2011.

In further All-Star Superman news, Warner Home Entertainment and The World’s Finest has teamed up to giveaway five Blu-ray editions of the highly-anticipated All-Star Superman direct-to-video animated feature, now available everywhere. To enter, simply send an email to bbeyond@yahoo.com including your name, mailing address and phone number. Additionally, please label the email “All-Star Superman contest.” The contest runs from 12:00am (ET) February 15th, 2011 to 12:00am (ET) February 23rd, 2011. Only the winners will be contacted upon closure of the contest and recipients selected. Please note this contest is open to Canadian residents only.

In All-Star Superman, the Man of Steel rescues an ill-fated mission to the Sun (sabotaged by Lex Luthor) and, in the process, is oversaturated by radiation which accelerates his cell degeneration. Sensing even he will be unable to cheat death, Superman ventures into new realms finally revealing his secret to Lois, confronting Lex Luthors perspective of humanity, and attempting to ensure Earths safety before his own impending end with one final, selfless act.

The celebrity-packed voice cast is headed by James Denton (Desperate Housewives) as Superman, Christina Hendricks (Mad Men) as Lois Lane, and Anthony LaPaglia (Without A Trace) as Lex Luthor. The stellar cast includes seven-time Emmy Award winner Ed Asner (Up) as Perry White, Golden Globe winner Frances Conroy Six Feet Under) as Ma Kent, Matthew Gray Gubler (Criminal Minds) as Jimmy Olsenand Linda Cardellini (ER) as Nasty. Arnold Vosloo (The Mummy), Catherine Cavadini (The Powerpuff Girls), Finola Hughes (General Hospital), Alexis Denisof (Angel), Obba Babatunde (That Thing You Do!), Michael Gough (Batman) and John DiMaggio (Futurama) round out the voice cast.

A co-production of Warner Premiere, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation, the direct-to-video All-Star Superman animated feature is now available from Warner Home Video.

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Cartoon Network’s “Young Justice” Animated Series Continues High Ratings Run

Cartoon Network’s latest addition to its Friday night line-up is drawing in solid ratings according to data released by Nielsen Media Research and Turner Broadcasting System. Since its debut in November 2010, and the regular airings that started in January 2011, Young Justice has been pulling in consistent and solid numbers. The official press details can be found below.

For the second week of February 2011, Cartoon Network earned solid delivery gains vs. the same week last year among kids 9-14. Compared to the 2010 time period, average early evening prime time kids 9-14 delivery (378,000) by 7%.

Friday nights animated action-adventure programming (7-9 p.m.) propelled Cartoon Network to the #1 destination on all television among boys 9-14, showing double and triple-digit delivery increases with all key kids and boys demos: overall kids 6-11 delivery (619,000) grew by 29%, kids 2-11 delivery (863,000) grew by 10%, kids 9-14 delivery (585,000) grew by 81%, boys 6-11 delivery (526,000) grew by 46%, boys 2-11 delivery (669,000) grew by 29% and boys 9-14 delivery (507,000) grew by 103%.

Young Justice (7 p.m.)kids 6-11 delivery (629,000) grew by 17%, kids 2-11 delivery (910,000) grew by 4%, kids 9-14 delivery (576,000) grew by 71%.

Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (7:30 p.m.)kids 6-11 delivery (660,000) grew by 44%, kids 2-11 delivery (959,000) grew by 24%, kids 9-14 delivery (596,000) grew by106%.

Generator Rex (8 p.m.)kids 9-14 delivery (499,000) grew by 58%, boys 9-14 delivery (427,000) grew by 71%.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (8:30 p.m.)kids 6-11 delivery (708,000) grew by 58%, kids 9-14 delivery (668,000) grew by 89%, boys 6-11 delivery (596,000) grew by 63%, boys 9-14 delivery (593,000) grew by 99%

Young Justice airs on Cartoon Network every Friday at 7:00pm (ET), with the network airing special encore presentations the following Sunday at 8:00pm (ET). Young Justice will be pre-empted this week due to special event programming on Cartoon Network. Stay tuned for further coverage on Young Justice here soon at The World’s Finest.

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Warner Home Entertainment and The World’s Finest has teamed up to giveaway five Blu-ray editions of the highly-anticipated All-Star Superman direct-to-video animated feature, available everywhere February 22nd, 2011. To enter, simply send an email to bbeyond@yahoo.com including your name, mailing address and phone number. Additionally, please label the email “All-Star Superman contest.” The contest runs from 12:00am (ET) February 15th, 2011 to 12:00am (ET) February 23rd, 2011. Only the winners will be contacted upon closure of the contest and recipients selected. Please note this contest is open to Canadian residents only.

In All-Star Superman, the Man of Steel rescues an ill-fated mission to the Sun (sabotaged by Lex Luthor) and, in the process, is oversaturated by radiation which accelerates his cell degeneration. Sensing even he will be unable to cheat death, Superman ventures into new realms finally revealing his secret to Lois, confronting Lex Luthors perspective of humanity, and attempting to ensure Earths safety before his own impending end with one final, selfless act.

The celebrity-packed voice cast is headed by James Denton (Desperate Housewives) as Superman, Christina Hendricks (Mad Men) as Lois Lane, and Anthony LaPaglia (Without A Trace) as Lex Luthor. The stellar cast includes seven-time Emmy Award winner Ed Asner (Up) as Perry White, Golden Globe winner Frances Conroy Six Feet Under) as Ma Kent, Matthew Gray Gubler (Criminal Minds) as Jimmy Olsenand Linda Cardellini (ER) as Nasty. Arnold Vosloo (The Mummy), Catherine Cavadini (The Powerpuff Girls), Finola Hughes (General Hospital), Alexis Denisof (Angel), Obba Babatunde (That Thing You Do!), Michael Gough (Batman) and John DiMaggio (Futurama) round out the voice cast.

All-Star Superman, the latest entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies, arrives February 22, 2011 from Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation. The highly-anticipated, full-length film will be distributed by Warner Home Video Canada as a Blu-Ray Combo Pack and 2-Disc Special Edition DVD, as well as single disc DVD. The film will also be available On Demand and for Download.

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New Video Clip, Images, Details For Upcoming All-New “Young Justice” Episode

Cartoon Network has passed along the episode synopsis, a video clip, and a collection of images from the upcoming all-new Young Justice episode “Denial.” The new Young Justice episode is scheduled to air Friday, February 18th, 2010 at 7:00pm (ET) on Cartoon Network. Click on the thumbnails below to view the complete library of hi-res images and the Quicktime-format video clip. Please note the first thumbnail links to the aforementioned Quicktime video clip. The official episode description is also provided below.

Video Clips:

Images:





YOUNG JUSTICE
“Denial”
Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. on Cartoon Network

Synopsis:
When the team investigates the disappearance of Kent Nelson (formerly Doctor Fate), the scientific-minded Wally West is forced to confront his disbelief in magic while battling Abra Kadabra and Klarion the Witch Boy for the ultra-powerful helmet of fate.

Photo credit – Young Justice Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Young Justice and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and DC Comics.

Young Justice airs on Cartoon Network every Friday at 7:00pm (ET), with the network airing special encore presentations the following Sunday at 8:00pm (ET). Stay tuned for further coverage on Young Justice here soon at The World’s Finest.

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Warner Home Entertainment and The World’s Finest has teamed up to giveaway five Blu-ray editions of the highly-anticipated All-Star Superman direct-to-video animated feature, available everywhere February 22nd, 2011. To enter, simply send an email to bbeyond@yahoo.com including your name, mailing address and phone number. Additionally, please label the email “All-Star Superman contest.” The contest runs from 12:00am (ET) February 15th, 2011 to 12:00am (ET) February 23rd, 2011. Only the winners will be contacted upon closure of the contest and recipients selected. Please note this contest is open to Canadian residents only.

In All-Star Superman, the Man of Steel rescues an ill-fated mission to the Sun (sabotaged by Lex Luthor) and, in the process, is oversaturated by radiation which accelerates his cell degeneration. Sensing even he will be unable to cheat death, Superman ventures into new realms finally revealing his secret to Lois, confronting Lex Luthors perspective of humanity, and attempting to ensure Earths safety before his own impending end with one final, selfless act.

The celebrity-packed voice cast is headed by James Denton (Desperate Housewives) as Superman, Christina Hendricks (Mad Men) as Lois Lane, and Anthony LaPaglia (Without A Trace) as Lex Luthor. The stellar cast includes seven-time Emmy Award winner Ed Asner (Up) as Perry White, Golden Globe winner Frances Conroy Six Feet Under) as Ma Kent, Matthew Gray Gubler (Criminal Minds) as Jimmy Olsenand Linda Cardellini (ER) as Nasty. Arnold Vosloo (The Mummy), Catherine Cavadini (The Powerpuff Girls), Finola Hughes (General Hospital), Alexis Denisof (Angel), Obba Babatunde (That Thing You Do!), Michael Gough (Batman) and John DiMaggio (Futurama) round out the voice cast.

All-Star Superman, the latest entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies, arrives February 22, 2011 from Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation. The highly-anticipated, full-length film will be distributed by Warner Home Video Canada as a Blu-Ray Combo Pack and 2-Disc Special Edition DVD, as well as single disc DVD. The film will also be available On Demand and for Download.

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Warner Home Video Releases Clip From “All-Star Superman” Animated Feature

A recently released video clip from the upcoming All-Star Superman animated feature, adapting the acclaimed series of the same name, has been made available by Warner Home Video. Click on the first thumbnail below to view the clip, in the Quicktime format.


Click here to view a clip from “All-Star Superman”

Click here for The World’s Finest review of the All-Star Superman animated feature and Blu-ray disc release. Click here to view the trailer for the All-Star Superman animated feature and click here to view the All-Star Superman subsite.

In further All-Star Superman news, Warner Home Entertainment and The World’s Finest has teamed up to giveaway five Blu-ray editions of the highly-anticipated All-Star Superman direct-to-video animated feature, available everywhere February 22nd, 2011. To enter, simply send an email to bbeyond@yahoo.com including your name, mailing address and phone number. Additionally, please label the email “All-Star Superman contest.” The contest runs from 12:00am (ET) February 15th, 2011 to 12:00am (ET) February 23rd, 2011. Only the winners will be contacted upon closure of the contest and recipients selected. Please note this contest is open to Canadian residents only.

In All-Star Superman, the Man of Steel rescues an ill-fated mission to the Sun (sabotaged by Lex Luthor) and, in the process, is oversaturated by radiation which accelerates his cell degeneration. Sensing even he will be unable to cheat death, Superman ventures into new realms finally revealing his secret to Lois, confronting Lex Luthors perspective of humanity, and attempting to ensure Earths safety before his own impending end with one final, selfless act.

The celebrity-packed voice cast is headed by James Denton (Desperate Housewives) as Superman, Christina Hendricks (Mad Men) as Lois Lane, and Anthony LaPaglia (Without A Trace) as Lex Luthor. The stellar cast includes seven-time Emmy Award winner Ed Asner (Up) as Perry White, Golden Globe winner Frances Conroy Six Feet Under) as Ma Kent, Matthew Gray Gubler (Criminal Minds) as Jimmy Olsenand Linda Cardellini (ER) as Nasty. Arnold Vosloo (The Mummy), Catherine Cavadini (The Powerpuff Girls), Finola Hughes (General Hospital), Alexis Denisof (Angel), Obba Babatunde (That Thing You Do!), Michael Gough (Batman) and John DiMaggio (Futurama) round out the voice cast.

All-Star Superman, the latest entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies, arrives February 22, 2011 from Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation. The highly-anticipated, full-length film will be distributed by Warner Home Video Canada as a Blu-Ray Combo Pack and 2-Disc Special Edition DVD, as well as single disc DVD. The film will also be available On Demand and for Download.

Stay tuned for further All-Star Superman updates here soon at The Worlds Finest.

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Latest Issue Of “Young Justice” Comic Now Available Both At Stores And Digitally

Young Justice #1, the latest issue of the new DC Comics title based on the current Cartoon Network animated series, arrives in comic book and hobby stores today. The issue, written by Art Baltazar and Franco with artwork by Mike Norton, picks up after the conclusion of the two-part Young Justice “Independence Day” series premier. Official details for this issue are available below.

YOUNG JUSTICE #1

Written by: Art Baltazar and Franco
Art by: Mike Norton

Based on the highly anticipated, all-new hit animated show from Warner Bros. debuting in January on Cartoon Network! It’s moving-in day for Superboy and Miss Martian as they choose their rooms at their new headquarters! But the Boy of Steel is haunted by the Cave’s memories and strange visions of his past

The cover price is $2.99US. Young Justice #1 is also available same day digitally through DC Comics and Comixology. Click here to read a review of the Young Justice “Independence Day” series opener published here at The World’s Finest last year. Stay tuned for further details and content for this week’s new episode of Young Justice, “Denial,” airing Friday at 7:00pm (ET) on Cartoon Network

Stay tuned for further updates, including exclusive content and more, here soon at The World’s Finest.

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment passed along the following Batman: Arkham City content featuring new images for the upcoming sequel to the acclaimed 2009 video game Batman: Arkham Asylum, all of which are available below. Batman: Arkham City is slated to appear on all major home video consoles Fall 2011. Please click on the thumbnails below for a closer look at each image.


Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill reprise their respective roles as Batman and Joker in Batman: Arkham City, the highly-anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed Batman: Arkham Asylum video game, along with Emmy Award-winning Batman writer Paul Dini again penning the story. The initial Batman: Arkham City press release and teaser trailer are both available here. The second Batman: Arkham City trailer, full-length and revealing the villain, is available here. Further details on this upcoming video game release are expected in the near future, including new content.

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Warner Home Entertainment and The World’s Finest has teamed up to giveaway five Blu-ray editions of the highly-anticipated All-Star Superman direct-to-video animated feature, available everywhere February 22nd, 2011. To enter, simply send an email to bbeyond@yahoo.com including your name, mailing address and phone number. Additionally, please label the email “All-Star Superman contest.” The contest runs from 12:00am (ET) February 15th, 2011 to 12:00am (ET) February 23rd, 2011. Only the winners will be contacted upon closure of the contest and recipients selected. Please note this contest is open to Canadian residents only.

In All-Star Superman, the Man of Steel rescues an ill-fated mission to the Sun (sabotaged by Lex Luthor) and, in the process, is oversaturated by radiation which accelerates his cell degeneration. Sensing even he will be unable to cheat death, Superman ventures into new realms finally revealing his secret to Lois, confronting Lex Luthors perspective of humanity, and attempting to ensure Earths safety before his own impending end with one final, selfless act.

The celebrity-packed voice cast is headed by James Denton (Desperate Housewives) as Superman, Christina Hendricks (Mad Men) as Lois Lane, and Anthony LaPaglia (Without A Trace) as Lex Luthor. The stellar cast includes seven-time Emmy Award winner Ed Asner (Up) as Perry White, Golden Globe winner Frances Conroy Six Feet Under) as Ma Kent, Matthew Gray Gubler (Criminal Minds) as Jimmy Olsenand Linda Cardellini (ER) as Nasty. Arnold Vosloo (The Mummy), Catherine Cavadini (The Powerpuff Girls), Finola Hughes (General Hospital), Alexis Denisof (Angel), Obba Babatunde (That Thing You Do!), Michael Gough (Batman) and John DiMaggio (Futurama) round out the voice cast.

All-Star Superman, the latest entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies, arrives February 22, 2011 from Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation. The highly-anticipated, full-length film will be distributed by Warner Home Video Canada as a Blu-Ray Combo Pack and 2-Disc Special Edition DVD, as well as single disc DVD. The film will also be available On Demand and for Download.

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