Superman/Batman: Interview With Writer Stan Berkowitz

The next original DC animated film is Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, due out on DVD on September 29. Based on a comic story by Jeph Loeb about Lex Luthor becoming President of the U.S. and declaring the heroes illegal, the movie was written by Stan Berkowitz, who also adapted Justice League: The New Frontier. The following interview text was provided by Warner Home Video. Berkowitz has been actively writing for 30 years, focusing his efforts on animated properties for the past […]

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Next DC Animated Film: Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths — Superman/Batman: Public Enemies Extras

World’s Finest has posted the back cover art for Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, coming in September, which reveals that the next direct-to-video DC animated movie, will be Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths. Sounds good to me! The title suggests an opportunity to see lots of DC heroes. Unfortunately, the rest of the back cover copy promotes extras on Superman/Batman: Public Enemies as including “Behind the Scenes of Blackest Night” and “Explore 4 Other DC Universe Animated Movies”. That suggests that […]

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Green Lantern: First Flight

Review by KC Carlson This has really been Green Lantern’s year. His ongoing comic book is one of DC Comics’ top titles; he’s starring in this year’s DC Big Event, Blackest Night; actor Ryan Reynolds has just been announced to play GL in 2011’s big-screen theatrical release; and he’s debuting in the full-length animated feature Green Lantern: First Flight. GL: First Flight is great fun and extremely well-done — one of the best films in this series of DC Universe […]

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Green Lantern: Interview With Tricia Helfer

It’s only a couple of weeks until Green Lantern: First Flight arrives, so here’s the latest in a series of interviews provided by Warner Home Video. This time it’s Tricia Helfer, the voice of Boodikka, and geek-favorite actress from Battlestar Galactica. QUESTION: What did you seek to convey vocally as Boodikka? TRICIA HELFER: Boodikka’s a fighter, a protector. She is very honorable in that she does what she thinks is right, even if some things go against the grain. She’s […]

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Superman/Batman: Public Enemies New to DVD in September

Although we’re still waiting for Green Lantern: First Flight, due out at the end of July, Warner Home Video has announced the next original DC animated movie. Superman/Batman: Public Enemies will be released on September 29, 2009. It’s based on the graphic novel by Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness, adapted by Stan Berkowitz (Justice League: The New Frontier) and directed by Sam Liu (The Batman). The plot is described as follows: United States President Lex Luthor uses the oncoming trajectory […]

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Green Lantern: Interview With Writer Alan Burnett

Green Lantern: First Flight, the next DC Universe direct-to-DVD animated movie, is written by Alan Burnett. Burnett began scripting episodes of Batman: The Animated Series in 1991; he has won four Emmy Awards. His animation career began with Super Friends in 1981. In the following interview, provided by the WB publicity department, Burnett discusses his plot inspirations, how the structure was developed, the problems of writing Green Lantern, his approach to Sinestro, and his writing influences. QUESTION: What made Alan […]

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Green Lantern: Interview With Victor Garber

Here starts the promotion for Green Lantern: First Flight: a PR-provided interview with Victor Garber, voice of Sinestro. His bio reads: The Canadian-born Garber first captured national attention in his 1973 big screen debut as Jesus in Godspell. Garber’s film credits include Titanic, Milk, and Sleepless in Seattle, while his television career boasts six Emmy Award nominations spread over four different series, miniseries, and movies. He earned a Saturn Award as Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series for his […]

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Green Lantern DVD Shifts Ship Dates Again

In February, Warner Bros. Animation announced that Green Lantern: First Flight would be the next direct-to-DVD DC animated film, out July 28. In April, they moved it up a week to July 21 and released a trailer. Now comes word that the date is back to July 28, but the suggested retail prices have decreased. The two-disc DVD special edition (cover shown here) will be $24.98 with Blu-ray available at $29.99. The single-disc DVD stays at $19.98. Over 3 hours […]

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