Madman’s September DVD Lineup!

This year has already been incredible for Madman releases, and September promises to be even better. With a focus on how truth and tragedy can influence culture, September 2011’s DVDs ranges from drama to television to comedy to heartache. We’ve picked the best of the bunch for you here below. Snowtown Disenfranchised  teen, Jamie Vlassakis, lives with his mother and two younger brothe...

Berserk Anime Movie Scheduled and Titled

Today, the title and release date of the upcoming film based upon the Berserk manga created Kentaro Miura have been announced. The movie which will be released in January of 2012 is to be titled ‘Berserk Golden Age Arc I: Egg of the Supreme Ruler’. Judging by the title it seems the film may be an adaptation of the first story arc of the manga known as the Golden Age Arc. To promote the...

Durarara!! Part 3 Review

Durarara!! Part 3 Tag line: The final installment in the Durarara!! sagagaga!! Produced by: Aniplex (US), Siren Visual (AU) Run time: 220 minutes over 8 episodes Language: Japanese, English Genre: Shonen, Supernatural, Gang Wars Release date: 31/5/2011 Available for purchase at Siren Visual Online Store ($44.95) Overview: With a series with as many ups and downs as Durarara!! you begin to embrace ...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Demo

With both the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 films and games soon to be released, EA have released a little of taste of what is to come with a downloadable PC demo. The demo showcases two levels from the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 video game, based on the upcoming film of the same title. The PC demo offers two exciting levels from the game, the first being an action p...

Lord of the Rings: War in the North movie touchpoints trailer

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have released a new trailer for Snowblind Studios’ upcoming Lord of the Rings: War in the North, showing how the game will intersect the plot of the trilogy. The trailer features exerts from the movie, as well as the vocal talents of Sir Ian McKellen who, as you should know, plays Gandalf. As the ring bearer’s adventure begins to the East, a new threat ...

Rurouni Kenshin Live Action Film Green-Lit

Following the announcement of the Rurouni Kenshin anime remake, it’s become increasingly evident that a full-blown revival of the franchise. Just today, it has been announced that a live-action film adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki’s samurai epic has been green-lit and slated for a 2012 release. But that is not all, the producers of the upcoming live-action film plan to make the film int...

Blue Valentine-Blu Ray Review

Blue Valentine Genre: Drama/Romance Platform: Blu Ray (Reviewed), DVD Directed by: Derek Cianfrance Starring: Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams and John Doman Classification: MA 15+ Running Time: 112 min Release Date: Dec 27, 2010 Price: BUY NOW on Blu-Ray: $39.95 BUY NOW on DVD: $34.95 Overview Most people think of happy, heart-warming, mushy ‘boy meets girl’ love stories when they thin...

Bleach Movie 3: Fade to Black announced by Viz Media

Today at Anime Expo, Viz Media announced that they will be releasing a dubbed version of the third Bleach movie this November. This mark’s the 3rd movie in the series to be dubbed by Viz in their continued support of the Bleach series, which is without a doubt one of their best selling franchises. It is unknown whether the film will be receiving a cinema release, however it has been confirme...

The Age of Reason (L’age de Raison) Review

Genre: Comedy/Romance Director: Yann Samuell Featuring: Sophie Marceau, Martin Csokas, Michael Duchaussoy Running Time: 97 minutes Available for purchase at: Madman Online Store ($29.95) Overview If there is one thing French films have taught us as viewers, it’s that there are more insightful, more hilarious, and more disturbing ways to produce content for the big screen than we have ever dreamed....

Through the years: Harry Potter

With the eagerly anticipated eighth and final instalment of the series hitting cinema screens the world over this July, so too will the tie-in game hit our games consoles. Now that it’s only a short time before both the series of films and the series of games reach their conclusions, join me for a look back through the history of the Harry Potter tie-in games. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s St...

J.K. Rowling announces Pottermore: an online Harry Potter experience

J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter books, has revealed plans to expand the Harry Potter experience now that the 7th and final book is complete, and the 8th and final film has been finished and will be arriving in cinemas shortly. It’s called Pottermore, an online reading experience where everyone can take part to explore each other’s imaginations for the Harry Potter novels, or e...

Neil Kaplan Interview at Supanova Sydney 2011

At Supanova Sydney 2011, I have to admit that I felt there was less of a focus on gaming and more of a focus on anime. However, one of the gaming guests that made it to this year’s expo was none other than the talented and wonderful Neil Kaplan, who voices Tychus Findlay in Starcraft II, and Optimus Prime in Transformers: Robots in Disguise. This is actually as awesome as it looks. In our in...

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