Full Metal Alchemist – Official Trailer

I recall that someone explained why it is that Japanese people in anime don’t look particularly Japanese, but I don’t recall the explanation (which implies that it didn’t particularly resonate for me). I should mention that my feeling also doesn’t apply to all anime.  Characters from the works of Hayao Miyzaki appear distinctly Japanese (in terms […]

Meet Baymax!

As you can tell from the screenshots of the Tweets that I have included below, I have been having a few conversations with Baymax, of Disney’s upcoming Big Hero 6.  He’s very literal, as is the way with most machines–and reminds me quite a bit of Apple Inc’s Siri. Besides, how can you resist a mug like […]

‘Big Hero 6’ Teaser Trailer

 For the first time Pixar is taking on a Marvel property.  Big Hero 6 is a superhero team that–at least in the comics–has ties to Marvel’s X-Men.  In fact, the comic where they first appeared was called “Sunfire & Big Hero 6.” Sunfire being a mutant from the X-Men comics. And seeing that connection and the fact that mutants, […]

‘Mr. Peabody And Sherman’ Trailer

I remember watching the cartoon adventures of “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” when I was growing up.  I think it was part of the “Rocky & Bullwinkle Hour.”  Judging from the trailer, the filmmakers are making it a lot more wholesome than I recall it being. For instance, Mr. Peabody (the dog) and Sherman (the human) […]