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Trailer Talk - This Week In Movies: '9,' 'Whiteout' & More

9/8/2009 9:03am EDT
I've heard good reviews of the Mike Judge comedy "Extract" that came out last week, and I might add it to my list of movies to see, which still includes "District 9" and "Cold Souls." I haven't had as much time to make it to the movie theater lately as I've wanted to.

An unusual combination of movies hits theaters this week: two documentaries, one animated film, two thrillers, and a comedy. Premiering at the box office this week are "9," "I Can Do Bad All By Myself," "Whiteout," "Sorority Row," "The September Issue," and "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour." ...

Best Celebrity Voice Acting Roles

6/12/2009 9:22am EDT
Kung Fu Panda
Voice acting is a much more lucrative business than one might imagine, with the actors in question providing their voice for animated movies, video games, television shows, voice overs, and anything else that requires a voice but no face. Some actors do only that kind of work, giving themselves a certain amount of fame in that industry, such as "The Simpsons" cast.

Everything changed when voice acting became a business not only for unknowns, but also an attractive fad for celebrities who wanted to broaden their horizons ... or make a movie "for the kids." Now it seems that no animated...

'Avatar Book 3' Complete Box Set Debuts On DVD Sept. 16

8/30/2008 6:30pm EDT
Having survived the terrible battle with Azula, Aang faces new challenges as he and his brave friends secretly enter the Fire Nation.

Their quest is to find and defeat Firelord Ozai. Along the way, they discover that Ozai has plans of his own. The leader of the Fire Nation intends to use the massive power of Sozin's Comet to spread his dominion permanently across the four nations.

Short on time, Aang has a lot of bending to learn and no master to help him learn it. However, his friends are there to help, and he finds unexpected allies deep in the heart of the Fire Nation.

In ...

'Avatar The Last Airbender, Book 3 Volume 4: Fire' debuts on DVD July 29

7/28/2008 5:30pm EDT
Avatar Book 3
The kids return to the Fire Nation and prepare for their final confrontation with Firelord Ozai, but they discover that the Firelord has plans of his own: he has ordained himself Phoenix King and appointed Princess Azula as the next Firelord.

In the spectacular four-part finale of Avatar Book 3: Fire, Aang fulfills his destiny as the Avatar and confronts the Firelord in the greatest battle of the series.


Chatper 16: The Southern Raiders

Chapter 17: The Ember Island Players

Chapter 18: Sozin’s Comet, Part 1: The Phoenix King

Chapter 19: Sozin’s Comet, Part 2: The ...

List Of The Winners Of The 21st Annual Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards

3/31/2008 10:07am EDT
Jason Lee
A complete list of winners at the 21st annual Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards:

Movie: ''Alvin and the Chipmunks''

Male Movie Star: Johnny Depp (''The Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End'')

Animated Movie: ''Ratatouille''

Female Movie Star: Jessica Alba (''Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer'')

Voice From an Animated Movie: Eddie Murphy (''Shrek the Third'')

Song: ''Girlfriend'' (Avril Lavigne)

Male Singer: Chris Brown

Music Group: Jonas Brothers

Female Singer: Miley Cyrus

TV Show: ''Drake & Josh''

Reality Show: ''American Ido...

'Avatar: The Last Airbender Book 3 Fire, Volume 1,' Debuts On DVD October 30

10/22/2007 4:55pm EDT
Avatar: The Last Airbender
The kids enter the Fire Nation with the goal of covertly moving from island to island to the Royal Palace, where they will eventually confront and defeat the Firelord. Along the way, they discover the people of the Fire Nation are not all that different in their needs and desires from the other peoples of the world.

Episode Descriptions:

Chapter 1

After spending several weeks unconscious, Aang wakes up to the news that Ba Sing Se has fallen. Sokka and the kids tell Aang about the latest plan to defeat the Firelord, but Aang believes the only way to redeem himself is alone.


'Avatar Book 2, Volume 4' Comes To DVD August 14

7/25/2007 5:00pm EDT
Avatar Book 2, Volume 4
From Appa to Azula, the city of Ba Sing Se holds something for everyone. But Aang, Katara, Sokka, and Toph are more than just tourists. Together they must stop Azula's treacherous takeover of the city or watch the Earth Kingdom fall to the Fire Nation. It all culminates in the best bending battle of the season!

Episode Descriptions:

Volume 4, Chapter 16

Following Appa's disappearance in Book 2: Earth, Chapter 10, Appa is taken by the Sandbenders from the library and sold to the Bedouins. Although Appa is tied down, he is hard to control so the Bedouins sell Appa to a traveling F...

'Avatar: The Last Airbender - Book 2: Earth, Volume 3' Debuts On DVD May 22

5/8/2007 4:30pm EDT
Continuing with the spirit of Avatar Book 2 Volume 2, Avatar: The Last Airbender - Book 2: Earth, Volume 3, debuts on DVD May 22, 2007. In addition to Chapters 11 through 15, the DVD includes commentaries by the creators, cast, and crew, as well as a free exclusive Avatar comic book!

The kids visit a Library buried deep in the sand where they learn of an important vulnerability in the Fire Nation. Now, they must make it to the city of Ba Sing Se in time to tell the King. But Azula and the Fire Nation are already on the move, and it's up to the Avatar and friends to stop them from co...

'Avatar: The Last Airbender - Book 2: Earth, Volume 2,' hits DVD April 10

3/29/2007 6:30pm EDT
With Princess Azula hot on their tails, the kids travel deep into the Earth Kingdom in search of an Earthbending master for Aang. There they encounter an Earthbending tournament, a tank-train full of giant lizards, and a library buried deep underground. To top it off, Appa is captured!

Episode Descriptions:

- Volume 2, Chapter 6

Still looking for an Earthbending teacher for Aang, the kids come to a town where they hear about an Earthbending tournament Earth Rumble Six Aang is certain he'll find a teacher there. The Earth Rumble tournament is like our version of wrestling with a lot...

Video Game Release Dates for November and December

11/15/2006 2:17pm EST
Get ready for the avalanche of games to come out this Christmas season. Below is the list of release dates with their respective platform. For those who have camped out or had the foresight to order your Wii before the crazy rush, there are a number of old and new titles for the platform.

Release Date November 14:

UFO: Extraterrestrials - Platform: PC

Activision Hits Remixed - Platform: PlayStation Portable

Asphalt: Urban GT 2 - Platform: Nintendo DS

Brave: The Search for Spirit Dancer - Platform: PlayStation 2

Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2 - Platform: PlayStation 2


THQ Announces Wii Launch Line-up

10/17/2006 10:00am EDT
Leading independent publisher THQ Inc. today announced its robust launch line-up for Nintendo's highly anticipated next-generation gaming system, the Wii home video game console. THQ's Wii line-up features games based on some of the most popular television and movie properties, including Disney Pixar's Cars, as well as Avatar: The Last Airbender, Barnyard and SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature from the Krusty Krab.

"Nintendo has a remarkable ability to inspire game developers to create compelling interactive experiences for their increasingly innovative game systems," said Kelly Flock, ex...