Thursday, December 31, 2015

Ring In The Zoo: New 'Zootopia' Full Trailer Debuts


Now that the sloth trailer did some serious business in theaters, a new full trailer for Walt Disney Animation Studios' next is here!

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

New Fish Faces: 'Finding Dory' Concept Art Shows Two Characters


Well, we've seen these two characters before, actually... But the artwork hints at something else entirely...

Saturday, December 26, 2015

LAIKA #5: Untitled LAIKA Film Dated


It seems like LAIKA has become more than capable of getting a new movie out every two years. Not even, actually...

The Next Step: 'Moana' First Look Reveals Film's Painterly Look


Next year, for those who don't know, Walt Disney Animation Studios will be readying two feature-length films.

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Zoo Mania: Just How Big Will 'Zootopia' Be?


Zootopia, as a lot of us have known, is Walt Disney Animation Studios' next feature. Their 55th in total, following the runaway successes of Frozen and Big Hero 6...

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Flying High: Warner Animation Reveals First Look at 'Storks'


Back when Warner Bros. announced that they were putting together an animation studio that would be run by a Brain Trust-esque group of writers/directors, they had three projects on the docket: The then-in-production Lego Movie, and two original concepts called Storks and Smallfoot...

Another Round: Second Full 'Kung Fu Panda 3' Trailer Arrives


Just in time for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the film that this DreamWorks threequel almost opened against, a new trailer for Kung Fu Panda 3 is here!

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Dino Panic: Breaking 'Good Dinosaur' Hyperbole


The last couple of days have been rather frustrating... Sites everywhere are now suggesting that The Good Dinosaur will indeed become that very film. The very first Pixar film to lose money at the box office...

One Last Shot?: Teaser for Disney Live-Action's 'BFG' Debuts


Whoa, look at this! A live-action Disney film that isn't a remake of one of the company's animated classics!

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Dino Box Office: 'Good Dinosaur' Opens Well, But Not Great


It seems like Pixar's latest missed the big 6-0 on its opening weekend. The big 5-0, and maybe even the big 4-0...

Friday, November 27, 2015

Editorial: Pixar's Worlds


The following article has spoilers for The Good Dinosaur...

Sometimes, Pixar makes films that are set in our world. The Toy Story trilogy for starters are some of these films, alongside beloved hits like Finding Nemo, Up, and Inside Out.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The Great Dinosaur: Pixar Does It Again

WARNING
The following review contains SPOILERS!

Twenty years after releasing their first full-length feature, Toy Story, Pixar continues to deliver in the realm of the long-form animated film. Their latest, The Good Dinosaur, is another worthy addition to their impressive library...

Monday, November 23, 2015

A Sloth's Pace: Hilarious 'Zootopia' Full Trailer Debuts


With Pixar's The Good Dinosaur right around the corner, the full trailer for Walt Disney Animation Studios' next film, a spring 2016 release, is finally here!

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Platinum, Diamond, Then...: Disney's Next Big Home Media Line


In 2001, a few years into the era of DVD, Walt Disney Home Entertainment was already releasing various classics and live-action titles on the disc format. Their first stab at giving the animated classics releases was the "Limited Issue" series, which didn't last long.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

The Wright Stuff: Edgar Wright to Direct a DreamWorks Film About Shadows...


You may be thinking... A DreamWorks film about shadows? Does that mean Me and My Shadow is back on the docket at DreamWorks?

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Stop-Mo Goodness: Henry Selick's 'Wendell and Wild' Enters Development


One question that has been on my mind for ages is this... Where oh where is Henry Selick?

Lost Nuts: 'Nut Job 2' Quietly Pushed Back, Progress on 'Spark'


This probably won't interest many of you readers, but I figured I'd tackle this anyway...

Cracking Up: Blue Dream's 'Animal Crackers' Lands International Distributors


Remember Animal Crackers?

It's A Success, Charlie Brown!: 'Peanuts' Opens With a Good $45M


To the surprise of no one, the long-awaited big screen return of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the gang took off on opening weekend...

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

New Studio, New Film: Parallax Enters Animation Ring


It's always exciting when a new animation studio enters the scene...

'Anomalisa' Trailer: The Film Looks/Sounds Great, But The Trailer Isn't...


So it's finally here... Well, it's actually been here for a few days: The trailer for Charlie Kaufman's adult stop-motion animated film, Anomalisa...

New 'Good Dinosaur' Clip Showcases The Film's Quiet, Atmospheric Feel


Pixar's newest is mere weeks away, so it makes sense that more Good Dinosaur marketing is starting to surface...

Monday, October 26, 2015

A Legend Returns: Don Bluth Launches Kickstarter for 'Dragon's Lair' Film


It appears that a certain someone who made a big impact on animation might be returning with a theatrical film... A traditionally animated theatrical film!

Poll: What Is DisneyToon's Mystery 2019 Release?


As many of you may know, The Walt Disney Studios extended their release slate earlier this month...

Meet the Zoo Gang: 'Zootopia' Cast Revealed


Yesterday, Walt Disney Animation Studios unleashed the full cast for Zootopia. On top of that, we also got some great images of the individual characters, some of which can be spotted in the teaser from June...

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Milky Goodness: Fox Might Pick Up Live-Action/Animation Hybrid 'Fortunately, the Milk'


Sometimes in the mainstream animation world, you'll get a film that really dares to be different. The film that's out-there and it knows it, the film that's quirky and clever and super-creative...

Friday, October 23, 2015

Some Pixar Questions...


While watching Toy Story of TERROR! yesterday, I wondered... What's next for director Angus MacLane? In fact, I wondered about a few things...

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

'Good Dinosaur' Gets PG Rating, Some MPAA Thoughts


Usually I don't talk about the ratings the MPAA assigns to movies, animated or live-action, because I think a lot of them either make little sense, or just aren't noteworthy.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Context: Two Disney Animation Productions MIA...


A few days ago, The Walt Disney Company rolled out a humungous announcement regarding their upcoming slate of films...