Go see Lion King again for the right reason (and it’s not the 3-D)

This Friday, The Lion King returns to theaters for a limited 3-D engagement. This, no doubt, is to promote the film’s upcoming Diamond Edition release on Blu-ray Oct. 4 and singe-disc DVD re-release Nov. 15. My family and I got to go to an advance screening last month and while it was great to see this classic again on the big screen, I was less than impressed with the 3-D aspects. In fact, I hardly noticed them.

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An Arizona celebration of anime at Saboten Con

We’re coming up on another of the Valley’s signature pop culture events: Saboten Con, a growing anime convention Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 at Phoenix’s Hilton Squaw Peak Resort off state Route 51 on 16th Street north of Glendale Avenue. Saboten Con guests include Johnny Yong Bosch (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’ Black Ranger, pictured), anime […]

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New color for Nintendo DSi XL: Metallic Rose

Starting Sept. 18, the Nintendo DSi XL will be available in a new color: Metallic Rose, which Nintendo describes as “an eye-catching shade of pink with a luminous modern sheen.” The DSi model meant for people with meatier hands or less-keen eyesight is also available in Bronze, Midnight Blue and Burgundy. It’s available for $169 […]

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