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Views Lego Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles

The Force is fun with this one, providing cheeky Robot Chicken-style humor that Star Wars fans of all ages should find hilarious.

Views Star Wars – Rebels: Complete Season One

Bridging the gap between the film trilogies, Rebels’ initial season inches its way towards being epic, setting up what promises to be an even stronger second season.

Views Animation visionary Glen Keane talks about Nephtali

Our exclusive wide-ranging interview focuses on Keane’s new short, touching on dance, music, faith, and the new technologies shaping animation in unimaginable ways.

The Rotoscopers
Views Animation Addicts Podcast #104: Hotel Transylvania – Everyone Killed the Wife

Get ready for the sequel by recapping the original Hotel Transylvania in the latest Animation Addicts Podcast.

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Views Exclusive D23 Expo 2015 Recap

Animated Views’ special correspondent Dan Short provides our exclusive recap of the 2015 D23 Expo, including the panels for Disney’s upcoming live-action and animated features.

Views How Disney historian Didier Ghez wrote as he pleased…

Ghez tells AV how his new book sheds light on previously overlooked artists of the Disney studio, and why fans should be excited about his discoveries.

Views The Seventh Dwarf

Lazy, unfunny, and annoying, this German Disney knock-off offers very little to like. In fact, it will probably leave you feeling very “Grumpy” when it’s over.

The Rotoscopers
Views Animation Addicts Podcast #103: Fantastic Mr. Fox – Are You Cussing at Me?

In this episode of the Animation Addicts Podcast, Wes Anderson’s first foray into animation Fantastic Mr. Fox is discussed.

Views Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem

The caped crusader gets yet another incarnation, this time living in a high tech Gotham threatened with computer terrorism by The Joker. Kids will enjoy the many guest stars and action aplenty.

Views Lego Justice League: Attack Of The Legion Of Doom

There’s nothing more fun than mixing Lego and superheroes, as in this kid-friendly movie starring DC’s biggest heroes. Add in a great extra on the sound, and you have a hit!

Views How concept artist Dawn Brown transformed into a director for House Of Monsters

Our exclusive interview with the creator of the acclaimed web series examines her path from Oz to web stardom.

Views Miles From Tomorrowland: Let’s Rocket!

“Blastastic!” Slick animation, likable characters, and engaging plots make Miles From Tomorrowland an unexpectedly smart children’s show.

The Rotoscopers
Views Animation Addicts Podcast #102: Over the Garden Wall – Candy Camouflage

It’s the first episode picked out by one of the Rotoscopers’ patrons, from the 2014 Cartoon Network miniseries Over the Garden Wall.

Views Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection

A recommended way to catch up on some recent oddities and curios alongside more well-known modern cartoons, even if the selection doesn’t quite feel complete enough.

Views Justice League: Gods And Monsters

A darker League from an alternate timeline must fight the law while solving a murder mystery. Bruce Timm and Alan Burnett craft a wonderfully unique tale for this DC animated movie.

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Views Animation Addicts Podcast #101: Shaun the Sheep Movie

The Rotoscopers are together for their first live video show with discussion and review of Aardman Animations’ critically acclaimed stop-motion Shaun the Sheep Movie.

Views Turbo: F.A.S.T.

Turbo: F.A.S.T. is a surprisingly entertaining treat. With zippy plots and a genuine sense of fun, these snails should be fast enough to please both kids and adults.

Views Dinotrux

DreamWorks’ latest series may not offer much for adults, but it’s harmless for little kids, and painless enough for parents to not wish for it to become extinct.

Views Ant-Man

While no where near being one of Marvel’s best, Ant-Man is still perfectly decent summer entertainment…albeit on a smaller scale.

Views Shaun the Sheep Movie

Skillfully made and utterly charming, Shaun the Sheep Movie is filled with wooly situations, sheep thrills, and good-natured fun. You won’t have a baaaad word to say about it afterwards.

Views Rick & Morty

“Wuba-luba-dub-dub!” Smart, twisted, and very funny, Rick & Morty continues to be one of the best cartoon shows on television for adults.

Views Adventure Time: The Complete Fifth Season

Season number five of the Cartoon Network phenomenon is here to dazzle us with strange romance, endearingly bizarre characters, and of course mathematical adventures.

The Rotoscopers
Views Animation Addicts 100th Episode Spectacular

Morgan, Mason and Chelsea celebrate the 100th episode of the Animation Addicts Podcast by coming together for the first time ever and reminiscing on great memories!

Event Coverage
Views Exclusive 2015 Comic-Con Recap

Animated Views’ special correspondent Dan Short provides our exclusive recap of the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con, including coverage of Disney’s The Power Of 2D panel, Pixar’s Sanjay’s Super Team, and much more!

The Rotoscopers
Views Animation Addicts Podcast #99: Minions – It is what it is, Just go with it!

Go back to the dawn of time to the inception of everyone’s favorite little yellow henchmen with a review of Illumination’s Minions.


Animated News

Walden Media to make their first animated movie with Platypus Police Squad

Rick and Morty creators talk season finale, spoofing The Purge, and hiring female writers

“Autobots, roll out!” There are a lot more Transformers films heading your way

Hotel Transylvania 2 still has bite even as moviegoers visit Matt Damon on Mars

Editors Guild names Star Wars one of the best edited movies ever made

Sarah Michelle Gellar is the new Inquisitor on Star Wars Rebels

Has Thor 3 found its director?

New rumor claims that Sony is developing an animated Ghostbusters movie

It’s all about the Skywalkers in the three Star Wars trilogies

Howard the Duck could possibly get his own live-action short film

The secrets behind Johnny Depp’s many on-screen transformations

Sorry, George Miller won’t be directing a Man of Steel sequel

Hell & Back filmmakers talk the appeal of doing adult comedy in stop-motion animation

Al Jean hints that The Simpsons might be ending soon (but he’s done that before)

New Good Dinosaur posters released

International trailer for The Jungle Book shows off more footage from the film

Enchanted 2 re-titled Disenchanted

How Blue Sky channeled Charles Schulz for The Peanuts Movie

Inside the original pitch for Uncharted

Spielberg’s DreamWorks Studios considering a name change

Highlights from the Ottawa International Animation Festival

Pacific Rim 2 still happening after all?

Hotel Transylvania 2 beats original’s record with best September opening ever

Snoopy hogs the spotlight in newest Peanuts Movie poster

Vinny the dog, Brian’s “replacement” after he “died,” will return to Family Guy this season

Moviegoers check into Hotel Transylvania 2

Hotel Transylvania 2 opens


Sony Animation's Hotel Transylvania 2 opens today in 3,753 theatres according to Box Office Mojo. It's not winning over a majority of the critics, earning a 41% so far at Rotten Tomatoes. Still it should have no trouble earning a weekend win with just over $35 million according to both Box Office Prophets and BOM.

First Lady Michelle Obama will voice herself on Doc McStuffins

Has Inside Out’s strong box office boosted its Best Picture chances at the Oscars?

New Norm of the North poster

Brad Bird continues to tease The Incredibles 2 while revealing nothing about it

AP mistakenly reports that Yogi Bear has died instead of baseball legend Yogi Berra

Let It Go officially certified an 8X Platinum song

“Just Zoo It.” Eye-catching poster for Zootopia is loaded with gags

The first trailer for the Angry Birds movie is here

The munks are back in several new Alvin & the Chipmunks: The Road Chip posters

Genndy Tartakovsky talks ‘Hotel Transylvania 2, technology, and the possibility of returning to TV

Aardman buys U.S. animation studio Nathan Love

VFX and animation studio Animal Logic opens Vancouver facility

Australian animation pioneer Yoram Gross dies at 88

New–and possibly quite spoiler heavy–international trailer for The Good Dinosaur

First Angry Birds poster released

You can now make yourself into a Peanuts character with new internet game

Charlie Brown is Charlie Brown in new trailer for The Peanuts Movie

Hotel Transylvania 2 characters will encourage people to shop at Goodwill

Colin Trevorrow discusses upcoming Jurassic World sequels

Meet the Invisible Man’s girlfriend in Hotel Transylvania 2 clip

Disney & Sony want animation anti-poaching suit scratched out

Peanuts featurette shows the animation process

Inside Out crosses $750 million mark internationally

Now Ernie Hudson and Annie Potts will also be having cameos in the Ghostbusters reboot

Here’s Chip ’n’ Dale Rescue Rangers with real chipmunks to make your day better by default

Animated Transformers movie prequel on the way

Justice League Unlimited series finally coming to Blu-ray

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea remake back on track with Bryan Singer directing

New Iron Giant poster

Emily Blunt may top Mary Poppins shortlist

Can The Muppets save ABC?

Pacific Rim 2 “delayed indefinitely” as Legendary makes King Kong Vs. Godzilla a priority

Duncan Studio provides animation for new Iron Giant sequences




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