Wednesday 30 March 2016

Meet New Characters from 'Finding Dory'

Some drawings of the new Finding Dory characters made their way to the internet before, but this is the first time we are seeing some of them as they'll appear in the finished movie. USA Today got some exclusive pictures for the otters (above), Becky the loon and Rudder & Fluke the sea lions.

Monday 28 March 2016

Watch: A Second Teaser for 'The LEGO Batman Movie' is Here Already

Batman is so awesome that one teaser trailer for The LEGO Batman Movie wasn't enough. So here is a second teaser, totally different from the one we shared last week. This is one features the overly dramatic Wayne Manor, Alfred and even a glimpse at some of the super-villains the Dark Knight will have to face in the movie.

Thursday 24 March 2016

Watch: Batman is Beatboxing in 'The LEGO Batman Movie' Teaser

This is the Batman movie we, animation fans, are waiting for: The LEGO Batman Movie. Warner Bros. Pictures have released the first teaser for the upcoming film, and you can now watch it below.

Monday 21 March 2016

Get a Sneak Peek at 'The LEGO Batman Movie'

USA Today revealed the first pictures from the upcoming The LEGO Batman Movie, which is a spin-off from The LEGO Movie (2014, directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller). The film, directed by Chris McKay, will be released next year (10 February, 2017 in the US). See all the pictures after the break (click to enlarge).

Tuesday 15 March 2016

Watch: The First Trailer for the R-Rated 'Sausage Party' is Out

Sony Pictures Entertainment released the first trailer for the R-rated animated comedy Sausage Party, which will come out later this year (12th August). Sausage Party is directed by Conrad Vernon (Shrek 2) and Greg Tiernan (Thomas & Friends), with a screenplay by Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen, Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir. Watch the trailer after the break.

Thursday 10 March 2016

Watch: The Latest 'Kubo and the Two Strings' Trailer is Fantastic

Universal Picture UK released a new trailer for the new LAIKA stop-motion film, Kubo and the Two Strings. In this video, you will find some gorgeous sets and character animation, epic action scenes, humour, and you'll hear Charlize Theron's Monkey, as well as Matthew MacConaughey's Beetle. Watch the fantastic trailer below.

Wednesday 9 March 2016

The Latest 'Finding Dory' Poster Brings Back Memories

A few days after premiering a trailer for Finding Dory on her YouTube channel, Ellen DeGeneres, the voice behind the forgetful fish shared a poster for the upcoming Pixar film on her twitter account. See the full poster after the break.

Monday 7 March 2016

Here is Our First Look at the 'DuckTales' (Woo Ooh!) Reboot

Yes, every news post related to the DuckTales reboot will have a Woo Ooh! in its title. Because it will never get old. The Disney D23 twitter account just revealed the first picture of the upcoming series. Watch the full image below (click to enlarge).

Saturday 5 March 2016

Munir's Disney Retrospective - Animated Classic #55: Zootopia (2016)

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After taking a year off, Walt Disney Animation Studios has returned in a major way with what might possibly be the best film from the new era and one of the best films from the canon ever. Zootopia, the 55th animated film from the studio, is an instant classic perfectly balancing humor, heart and timely themes, all set up against one of the studios' most inventive and gorgeous creations of all time.

Wednesday 2 March 2016

'Big Hero 6' Will Return as a TV Show

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Walt Disney Animation Studios and Marvel film Big Hero 6 is set to come back, but not on the big screen; the plan is to produce an animated series that will premiere on Disney XD in 2017.

Just Keep Watching This 'Finding Dory' Trailer

Here it is! The first full trailer for the Finding Nemo sequel was revealed on the YouTube channel of the Ellen DeGeneres show, and you can now have a glimpse at how Dory is going to get back to her long lost family. Watch the Finding Dory trailer below.

Tuesday 1 March 2016

Sony Announces a 'Surf's Up' Sequel

Sony Pictures Animation and WWE Studios surprised everyone today by announcing a sequel to the 2007 film Surf's Up. The new movie, expected to be released in 2017, will be titled Surf's Up: Wavemania and WWE stars will join the cast.

Watch: The Second Trailer for 'Ice Age: Collision Course' Brings Even More Characters

The Ice Age franchise has been a long and profitable series of films for Blue Sky. The first one was released 14 years ago and each new film has been a commercial success, making the Ice Age movies the second highest-grossing animated franchise after Shrek; so it makes sense Blue Sky is going forward with Collision Course, the fifth film in the saga; with the risk of producing a tiresome and overcrowded movie. Watch the new trailer below.