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Trailer Previews Folman’s ‘The Congress’

A new trailer is offering a tantalizing look at Ari Folman’s new hybrid feature film The Congress. The film, which played at this year’s Cannes, stars Robin Wright as herself ... Continue Reading →
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Trunk Brings Coldplay’s ‘Ghost Stories’ to Life

Last week, acclaimed U.K. band Coldplay released a full 43-minute stream of their sixth studio album on iTunes in preparation for its retail release, and fans went wild. Richard Barnett ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Presents: The Frederator Retrospective

Back when the Animation Block Party film festival was a curly haired infant, I had a day job managing the School of Visual Arts Animation Department. SVA Animation shared its facility ... Continue Reading →
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Kounterclockwise in ‘Forever-Land’: Extended Interview

We caught up with indie animator Jim Lujan and Cleveland rap sensation Deacon Burns (who with partner Kaya Rogue is best known as Kounterclockwise) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mickey’ Season 2 Starts April 11

Season two of Mickey Mouse, the multiple Emmy and Annie Award-winning comedy cartoon, will premiere April 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel. Episodes will become available the day ... Continue Reading →
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EXCLUSIVE: Trailer for ‘Hero of Color City’

Take a first look at the trailer for The Hero of Color City, a new animated feature for preschoolers set for release Oct. 3. The trailer is available on iTunes, here: http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/magnolia/theheroofcolorcity/. The ... Continue Reading →
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WWE Characters Get Animated

Fans of burly spandex clad macho men will have an all-new way to celebrate their favorite wrestling superstars thanks to a new venture from WWE and Mattel. The kids’ property, ... Continue Reading →
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EXCLUSIVE: Perseverance Earns ‘War of the Worlds: Goliath’ Limited Theatrical Release

You can’t talk about War of the Worlds — the seminal H.G. Wells science-fiction novel ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Movies Anywhere Cloud Service Set

The Walt Disney Studios today unveiled its exclusive cloud-based digital movie service, Disney Movies Anywhere. An all-new app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch and web experience enables ... Continue Reading →
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‘Naruto Shippuden’ Debuts on Toonami This Weekend

Long-running and hugely popular anime series Naruto Shippuden will begin its much-anticipated return to Adult Swim’s Toonami block this weekend. The first episode of the show, ... Continue Reading →