Netflix, iTunes, Amazon, and VOD give us the impression that there are a lot of movies at our fingertips available to rent or stream, but the truth is there are plenty more that aren't. Every time we make a leap in technology, from film reels to VHS to DVD to Blu-ray to digital, there are titles that get left behind, and even when they do get a re-release, there's no guarantee they'll stay in print. As the end of the Blockbuster Era taught us late in , times are tough for video stores, so Scarecrow is currently in the middle of a Kickstarter campaign to preserve its much-loved massive library and reopen as a nonprofit collective and archive for preserving film history. The Scarecrow Project provides an essential reminder of how many rare titles are still only available as physical media thanks to market forces, rights issues, corporate wrangling, and other reasons.
‘Steven Universe’ Thrills Fans With Emotional July Story Arc
26 Hard-To-Find Movies That Remind Us Why VHS, DVD, And LaserDisc Still Matter
It premiered on May 21, with its pilot, then on November 4, with its first season. It is Cartoon Network's first animated show created solely by a woman. Steven, who is half-Gem, has adventures with his friends and helps the Gems protect the world from their own kind. The themes of the series include love, family, and the importance of healthy interpersonal relationships. Books, comics and video games based on the series have been released, and a television film is in development.
Make Ours Marvel
Tracing the rise of the Marvel Comics brand from the creation of the Fantastic Four to the development of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, this volume of original essays considers how a comic book publisher became a transmedia empire. The creation of the Fantastic Four effectively launched the Marvel Comics brand in Marvel, now owned by Disney, has clearly found the key to transmedia success. Make Ours Marvel traces the rise of the Marvel brand and its transformation into a transmedia empire over the past fifty years. In a letter published in The Fantastic Four no.
The He-Man title sequence from the old 80s show starts up, with footage of the show NC voiceover : In the mids, many kids were watching the butchest, and yet somehow the gayest cartoon that ever hit the airwaves, He-Man. I could tell you what the story's about, but why not let He-Man tell you himself? NC: A prince, really? I never would've guessed. He-Man: Fabulous secret powers were revealed to me the day I held aloft my magic sword and said "By the Power of Grayskull!