Friday, June 30, 2017

Filling the Void: Fox Animation Dates 'Nimona', 'Anubis' Pulled

For the past few months or so, Fox Animation has been announcing projects left and right...

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Trying to Get Off the Ground: 'Leap!' Gets a New Trailer

Well here we are, still waiting for the altered version of an independent European animated feature, made possible by Harvey Weinstein.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Sparklin': Full Trailer for 'My Little Pony' Movie Debuts

Seven years after the launching of the franchise's current iteration, thirty-one years after the theatrical animated movie based on the first incarnation of the franchise, My Little Pony: The Movie is coming, and the new trailer is here...

The Other Smith: Will Smith's Brother's Company Locks Animated Features

Will Smith get his hands on animation, so why can't his brother?

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Smash, Indeed: First Look at Experimental Pixar Short 'Smash and Grab'

Not too long ago, we heard that Pixar had launched a little department that would specialize in "off-the-rails," experimental shorts...

Monday, June 19, 2017

Review: 'Cars 3' is Mostly a Winner

Here we are, a new Pixar film, a new Pixar sequel no less, and an entry in a franchise that you either like or hate... It's Cars 3!

Friday, June 16, 2017

Animation News Recap: Extended Thoughts on 'Frozen' Special, 'Ferdinand,' and 'Shadows'...

In the third episode of my planned YouTube podcast, I talk about some of the stuff I covered here and elaborate a little more on those topics.

The subjects in question are the 21-minute Frozen featurette, the status on DreamWorks' Shadows, and the new trailer for Ferdinand.

Anyways, let me know what you think...

The next episode will focus on Sony Animation's Annecy preview and Reel FX's announcements...

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Shameless Plug Post - Hear My New Podcast-Esque Series

No real news here, but rather a semi-belated announcement...

On YouTube, I began making a series of podcast-like vids that recap days worth of animation news. I'm not sure if this will take off, but it's something I'm having fun doing and it's a great way for me to flesh out my thoughts on things without having to make blog posts that are way too long. Also, sometimes I get new thoughts when days go by and the announcements/news settles in...

Anyways, let me know what you think...

Keep Chugging: New 'Frozen' Featurette is Now a Theatrical Release

Well, you all knew it was coming...

Monday, June 12, 2017

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Weekend Box Office Takeaways

Wonder Woman’s success aside, I think we can learn a thing or two from this weekend’s box office results...

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Double-Down: Fox Animation Adds 2 Pictures To Slate, Possible 'Anubis' Update

Once again, Fox Animation has added to their big pile of animated features. It makes sense, because with Captain Underpants now out, Fox and DreamWorks’ 4-year partnership is over.