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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer Arrives

Well, it was 88 seconds of Force-fueled nostalgia as Disney and Lucasfilm released the first look at footage from Star Wars: The Force Awakens in a teaser trailer. The trailer was screened ... Continue Reading →
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‘Penguins’ Set to Storm Thanksgiving B.O.

It’s almost Thanksgiving, which means the holiday movie season is kicking into high gear with the release Wednesday of DreamWorks Animation’s Penguins of Madagascar. Directed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mockingjay’ Year’s Top Debut But Opens Low for Franchise

There was good news and bad news at the box office for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1. The good news: The $123 million opening weekend domestic gross was the best to date in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lego,’ ‘Shaun,’ CN Take Top Kids’ BAFTAs

The LEGO Movie, Shaun the Sheep and Cartoon Network won top categories at the 2014 Children’s BAFTA Awards, presented Sunday in London at a gala awards ceremony. The LEGO Movie ... Continue Reading →
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An Animated Marvel

Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Watch: Best Animated Feature Contenders

As technology gets bigger and the world gets smaller, the annual animated feature landscape becomes more and more diverse, with audiences and critics alike willing to step outside their ... Continue Reading →
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The Problem With Predictions

The critical success of this fall’s salsa-flavored The Book of Life got me thinking about an effort a decade ago by the Canadian company H2V to create a series of urban Hispanic-oriented ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s Millstein, Pixar’s Morris Promoted to President

Disney-Pixar president Ed Catmull has announced that Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Andrew Millstein and Pixar Animation Studio’s Jim Morris have both been promoted to President. ... Continue Reading →
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Live-Action ‘Cinderella’ Trailer Showcases VFX Transformations

Disney has released a proper trailer for its upcoming live-action update of Cinderella, hitting theaters March 13, 2015. The trailer introduces the classic characters from the French ... Continue Reading →
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Anima Sets 2015 Plans

The Brussels International Animation Film Festival, or Anima, has set its 2015 dates for February 13-22 in Flagey, Belgium. Part of the program will also be screened in the cities of ... Continue Reading →