Archive for the ‘ANIMATED’ Category


Out this week on home video is the action-packed TRANSFORMERS Rescue Bots: Heroes on the Scene DVD from SHOUT! Factory Kids. Join Chase, Heatwave, Blades and Boulder—the Autobots’ best rescue team—for five adventure-filled episodes! In this collection, the Rescue Bots go undercover to protect the quiet, little town of Griffin Rock from the green ooze […]

FREE STUFF FRIDAY: My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic: A Dash Of Awesome on DVD

Well continuing the celebration of the recent Chinese New Year and the Year of the Horse, we are proud to bring you our latest contest giveaway, a copy of My Little Pony: A Dash of Awesome! Join Rainbow Dash for five thrilling adventures alongside her very best friends in all of Equestria; the studious Twilight Sparkle, […]


Marvel’s The Avengers, which assembled heroes established in previous solo films, earned $1.51 billion worldwide.  It’s the third highest grossing film of all time.  Ever since its massive success, Hollywood has gone cray cray for the shared universe concept.  World-building has been replaced by universe-building in hopes of riding the trend all the way to […]

FREE STUFF FRIDAY CONTEST: Win a Warner Bros. Valentine’s Day DVD!

February is the one month of the year where everyone has love on their minds! It’s can be romantic, it can be love for your children or parents or you could just be a movie lover! Whatever you love, this February Warner Bros. has you covered with some amazing DVDs perfect for the whole family! […]

FREE STUFF FRIDAY CONTEST: Win Strawberry Shortcake: The Berry Big Help on DVD

Valentine’s Day is next week and kids deserve to get some fun gifts too, so what better than a new DVD of three delightful Strawberry Shortcake episodes? It’s Strawberry to the rescue in “Babysitter Blues” when the princess asks her to look after a very special Baby Berrykin. Orange and Lemon take on the role […]


You don’t need Schoolhouse Rock to know that 3 is a magic number. It’s in our sciences with Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion and Asimov’s 3 Laws of Robotics.  It’s in our religion (some of our religion) with the 3 Wise Men and the Holy Trinity.  Three trimesters of pregnancy could yield triplets that all […]

The STAR WARS Universe gets a New…Old Droid!

In Star Wars, droids are always eager to help out their human masters, drop whatever it is they’re doing when called upon, and sometimes even sacrifice themselves to save others. Right? Not quite. Introducing Chopper, a lazy, cranky (if ultimately goodhearted) astromech droid, and the latest character revealed from the highly anticipated Star Wars Rebels animated […]


There’s a reason Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is one of the most adapted stories of all time, more so than Sherlock Holmes, Shakespeare, or Superman.  The reason is simple — It’s a perfect example of dramatic storytelling. Its three-act structure is personified by three ghosts representing the past, present, and future, which in turn […]

Happy 85th Birthday, Mickey Mouse!

“When people laugh at Mickey Mouse, it’s because he’s so human; and that is the secret of his popularity. I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing — that it was all started by a mouse.” – Walt Disney Mickey Mouse, one of the most recognizable cartoon characters in the world, turns […]

SUPERHEROES UNMASKED (and the fanboys who hate them) PART 2

Happy Halloween!  There’s no better day than today to follow-up on Superheroes Unmasked Part 1.  Haven’t read that P-Booth yet?  Click here and then click back. Movie stars never play Superman.  They may become stars after the fact, but first they’re plucked from obscurity to inherit the red cape (and some fall back into obscurity […]

The Rocketeer Visits NICK JR.

Daily Beyond the Marquee reader Daniel S. from Sarasota, FL sent us an email over the weekend. He included some pictures from an animated television interstitial called “Word of the Day” that ran during the commercials of a show he was watching with his daughter. We’re told that this particular couple minute segment ran on […]

ABC Television Announces “TRICK OR TWEET”

ABC Television celebrates the spooky and ghoulishly fun feeling of Halloween with live twitter chats with talent from various Halloween inspired episodes. The event will begin on Wednesday, October 16th and will continue through Halloween night, Wednesday, October 31st. All week long, fans of ABC primetime shows will be able to join in conversations with […]


Next Tuesday, September 17th, Cartoon Network’s THE HIGH FRUCTOSE ADVENTURES OF ANNOYING ORANGE: Volume 3: Fruit Wars,  hits DVD, featuring an all-star guest cast including Jane Lynch, Eddie Izzard, Jeffrey Tambor, Alice Cooper, Weird Al Yankovic, Tony Hawk, Tim Curry and more! THE HIGH FRUCTOSE ADVENTURES OF ANNOYING ORANGE: Volume 3: Fruit Wars follows Orange and […]

New Animated AVENGERS ASSEMBLE DVD Box-Art Pays Tribute to Live Action AVENGERS Poster

October 8th 2013, Marvel fans will surely be rushing out to their nearest commercial media outlet store to snatch up the latest animated adventures of MARVEL’s The Avengers on DVD. Marvel’s Avengers Assemble: Assembly Required is complete with exhilarating Bonus Features, Never-Before-Seen Episodes, and a FREE Gift With Purchase!! Our good friends over at Walt Disney Studios Home […]

CONTEST: Win a set of DREAMWORKS Animation’s DRAGONS: RIDERS OF BERK Parts 1 & 2 on DVD

How to Train Your Dragon fans, just a reminder that this week DRAGONS: RIDERS OF BERK Parts 1 & 2 hit DVD shelves everywhere! Loaded with exciting bonus content for the whole family to enjoy, disc one contains episodes 1-11 and disc two features episodes 12-20. Based on the DreamWorks Animation Academy Award®-nominated hit movie How to Train Your Dragon, the series […]

The Wait is Over! DreamWorks DRAGONS: RIDERS OF BERK Arrives on Two-Part DVD on July 23

We here at Beyond the Marquee are big fans of Dreamworks animated film, How to Train Your Dragon, and the TV series “Dragons: Riders of Berk“.  We were quite excited to get some long-awaited news today that Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced the DVD release of the Annie Award® winning TV series, DreamWorks “Dragons: Riders […]

A Fans Review of “The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange” (Season 1) on DVD

We recently enlisted some of the kids of our BTM staff members to contribute their own reviews of some of the video product we get in from various TV networks and Movie studios. First out of the gate is a review of “The High Fructose Adventures of the Annoying Orange” now on DVD. Orange and his […]

Littlest Pet Shop: Sweetest Pets (DVD Review)

When Blythe Baxter moved into the city with her father, she never expected to move into the apartment above the Littlest Pet Shop. But an even bigger surprise awaited her. Blythe can talk to the pets…and they can talk back! Now available from Shout! Factory Kids, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, is Littlest Pet Shop: […]

Lindalee’s DVD Review of Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Friends Forever

Now out on home video is a Berry fun DVD for girls of all ages, it’s Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Friends Forever. Mom’s who grew up with Strawberry Shortcake now can take great pride in being able to share a stylized and fun new version of this sweet show with their own children. With four colorfully […]

The Big Cheese is Back!!! Mickey Mouse to Star in All New Cartoon Shorts!

Put on your Mouse Ears and grab the TV remote, because the endearing, adventurous and comedic antics of Mickey Mouse, Disney’s #1 star and the world’s leading character franchise, will be presented in a new short-form series of 2D comedy cartoons, “Mickey Mouse,” on   This new series of 19 cartoon shorts will begin rolling […]

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