#260 May 2016

Issue 260 May 2016

#260 May 2016

 

Playing to Win

Rainmaker and Blockade hope animation smarts turn the Ratchet & Clank game series into a hit movie.

 

Friendly Festivals

France’s top film events come together to bring animation to the Croisette in the the new Annecy Goes to Cannes showcase.

 

Stripped from Life

Chris Savino’s real-life experiences and his love of comic-strip esthetics infuse Nickelodeon’s new comedy series The Loud House.

 

Clash of the Virtual Titans

Weta and Double Negative lead effects houses in creating battlegrounds grand enough for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

 

A New Cold War

Double Negative leads the play with new ice effects, creatures and even tentacles in Oscar-nominated VFX supe’s directorial debut The Huntsman: Winter’s War.

 

Shock and Awe

Cinelicious restores the long-lost 1973 Japanese animated feature Belladonna of Sadness.

 

Mr. Pickles Digs Deeper

Adult Swim’s occult-tinged comedy hit returns for a second season.