Here's part one of the astounding Robotech fan flick Valkyrie Project

It's been over two years, but the folks behind Argentina's fantastic-looking Robotech fan flick have finally released more than a trailer. The first 10 minutes have just been posted; there are no subtitles, unfortunately, but who needs subtitles when there are Veritechs and Zentraedi Battle Pods running around? » 1/02/14 8:20am 1/02/14 8:20am

A lot of bad movies came out on DVD this week, but MST3K can help

Oh, there're some cartoons and anime releases this week, but don't be fooled — crappy movies rule this week's DVD and Blu-ray release list. Some are old, some are new, but they're all terrible. Thank goodness we begin with some professional help — courtesy of the Mystery Science Theater 3000 folks. » 7/22/13 2:00pm 7/22/13 2:00pm

Warner Bros. pretends they're going to make a Robotech film again

THR says that commercial director Nic Mathieu is in talks with Warner Bros. to direct the long-gestating (in-development-hell) live-action Robotech film. It would be the first positive movement the film has had in forever, except that: 1) Nic Mathieu's IMDB page is completely empty, so goodness knows how he'll handle… » 1/25/13 6:40am 1/25/13 6:40am

Argentina is the new home of Robotechnology thanks to this unbelievable…

I've been following a group of very talented Argentinians working on a live-action/CG-hybrid Robotech movie for years now, because 1) given the nightmare that is the Robotech/Macross legal rights situation, a fan flick is pretty much our only chance to see a live-action Macross saga and 2) their film, Valkyrie… » 1/02/13 2:40pm 1/02/13 2:40pm

Why Robotech is the greatest love story of the 20th century

Literary types often regard Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita as the greatest love story of the 20th century. They're close, but it's actually the ‘80s cartoon series Robotech - specifically, it's the Macross section of Robotech, based on the 1982 anime Super Dimension Fortress Macross, the first of the three Japanese… » 12/24/12 11:00am 12/24/12 11:00am