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Views “With a smile and a song” with music historian James Bohn

Find out more about the Music In Disney’s Animated Features, a new book addressing this under-represented aspect of Disney research, in our exclusive interview!

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Views 2017 D23 Expo Exclusive

An exclusive recap of Disney’s biennial event, including the animation and live-action panels, Hercules 20th anniversary, and Oswald The Lucky Rabbit’s 90th birthday!

Views Rick And Morty: Rickmancing The Stone

Adult Swim’s brilliant series is back for its third season, possibly more hilarious and twisted than ever. If you’re not already watching it, now’s the time to start.

Views The Emoji Movie

The Emoji Movie is a stupid idea for an animated movie which is also probably better than it deserves to be.

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Views VIEW Conference 2017: an interview with director Maria Elena Gutierrez

Jeremie has an exclusive interview with the director of this important graphics and animation conference.

Views Adventure Time: The Complete Seventh Season

Continuing its creative storytelling and ambitious world-building, this show doesn’t lose any of its spark, also experimenting with its first miniseries: Marceline-centric Stakes.

Views Despicable Me 3

Though it’s elevated by plenty of laughs and a fun new bad guy, Despicable Me 3 would’ve benefited from a little more focus…and, dare we say it, more Minions.

Views Cars 3

Cars 3 is a little too similar to the original model. But with fun characters, nice writing, and top of the line animation, the film easily leaves the previous entry of the franchise in the dust.

Views Production Designer Bill Cone feels at “Eze” in the world of Cars 3

To get behind-the-scenes of one of summer’s most anticipated films, we met with Bill Cone, who was instrumental in giving Cars 3 its visual identity and soul.

Views Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

With fun animation, hit-or-miss jokes, and a meandering plot, Captain Underpants is a mixed bag, somewhere between “not bad” and “not great”, and more tepid than epic.

Views Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman is a pretty good superhero movie and the best DCEU film to date, boosted by Gal Gadot’s performance and director Patty Jenkins’ storytelling.

Views The Red Turtle

The award-winning Studio Ghibli film, that actually is a European production, has characters that never speak, but the film has plenty to say.

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Views Star Vs. The Forces Of Evil Tribute Exhibition and Panel Event

An exclusive visit to a tribute exhibition and panel event for Disney XD’s hit series, with behind the scenes stories, details of Season 3, and a look at the various art on show!

Views For Smurfs: The Lost Village‘s art department, it’s great to feel blue!

We discuss the new design of the Smurfs and their world, with the new film’s character designer and production designer, in this exclusive interview.

Views Tangled: Before Ever After

The Tangled television series kicks off with this debut movie, whose job is simply to restore Rapunzel’s golden locks for the ongoing show in an entertaining enough fashion.

Views The Road To Broadway And Beyond: Disney’s Aladdin – A Whole New World

As opulent as the film and current stage smash it documents and celebrates, Michael Lassell’s book is a wish come true for fans.

Views The Boss Baby

While there is some fun for kids in The Boss Baby, adults sitting with them will be wishing they were at the grown-ups table instead.

Views Sing

Fun and funny, with a killer, wide-ranging soundtrack that overcomes its cartoon karaoke concept, and some great character animation, Sing turns out to be the best singing contest on screens right now.

Views Beauty and the Beast

While it manages to be good, the live-action adaption of Disney’s animated classic suffers from glaring flaws that make the film a disappointment given the hype and ambitions.

Views Miss Hokusai

This tale of famous Japanese artists – a man and his daughter – is told using Buddhist ideas of life’s simple pleasures, rather than trying to fit a Western-style genre. Its rewards are subtle and may be unexpected.

Views Moana: Ultimate Collectors Edition

Disney’s second animated smash of 2016 is this brilliant action adventure musical from masters of the craft John Musker and Ron Clements, and this disc presentation is as solid as they come!

Views Mickey And The Roadster Racers

This Mickey Mouse Clubhouse spin-off offers plenty of slapstick-heavy action for kids, even as some adults wonder how much mileage Disney can get out of it.

Views Legend Quest

Endure the rough start and one will find Legend Quest to be an exciting, dramatic adventure filled with scary creatures and fascinating mythologies to explore.

Views The Powerpuff Girls: Tiara Trouble

Though it may not capture the absurd magic of the original series, the new Powerpuff Girls still provides plenty of laughs for both kids and adults.


Animated News

Kong Vs. Godzilla director talks bringing two legends to the screen

How the new DuckTales proves the greatness of today’s cartoons

Meet the women behind Rick and Morty’s insane third season

Carly Rae Jepson says voicing her Leap! character was like “playing a video game”

Even more My Little Pony: The Movie Posters released

The Weinstein Company launches Mischief animated label; announces several upcoming films

Obi-Wan Kenobi could get the next solo Star Wars film

Robert Zemeckis to executive produce live-action Jetsons TV pilot

“Cinematic” Planet of the Apes video game coming this fall

Secret Life of Pets 2 bumped up a month

Watch the entire Ducktales pilot online

Nut Job 2’s $8.9 million breaks Emoji Movie record for worst opening for a film playing in over 4,000 theatres

Darkwing Duck could appear on the new Ducktales

Six new My Little Pony posters released

The story behind the Ducktales theme, history’s single catchiest minute of music

Mark Hamill and Rian Johnson recommend ignoring all Last Jedi marketing

Lots of new Lego Ninjago Movie posters released

The Nut Job 2 opens


The Nut Job 2 opens today in 4,003 theatres according to Box Office Mojo. The film is faring poorly with the critics, earning just a 15% from Rotten Tomatoes. Box Office Prophets predicts a second place opening weekend finish with $14.5 million.

Watch the Batman vs. Two-Face trailer

Wonder Woman coming to Blu-ray in September

Stephen Lang’s Colonel Quartich will be the main villain in all four Avatar sequels

Disney to remove all movies from Netflix in order to start their own streaming service

Alfre Woodard joins The Lion King as Sarabi

Rick and Morty fans are bidding thousands of dollars for rare jug of Mulan McDonald’s sauce

That hilarious line from the Thor 3 trailer came from a Make-A-Wish kid

Despicable Me tops Shrek to become highest-grossing animated franchise

James Gunn talks Guardians and Marvel future, says third film will be last with current cast

The awkward language of The Emoji Movie

Maya Rudolph on Nut Job 2, parenting, and SNL

The studio that made Castlevania explains why it was a dream project

How bad is the year in animation so far?

Watch the Guardians’ Inferno music video featuring David Hasselhoff

Doc McStuffins quietly introduces same sex couple

Jafar has now been cast for Disney’s Aladdin

The story behind the viral LGBT animated short In A Heartbeat

Agent Carter’s Hayley Atwell joins Disney’s Christopher Robin

The Book of Life director Jorge Gutierrez takes over The Billion Brick Race

Chiwetel Ejiofor might be Scar in The Lion King

My Little Pony: The Movie gets PG rating

Andrea Romano, voice director of Batman, DuckTales, Animaniacs, retires after 30 years

New exhibit at Museum of the Moving Image explores Jim Henson’s “restless creative spirit”

Sony acquires Anime distributor Funimation, gaining rights to Cowboy Bebop, Attack on Titan and more

Ash and Pikachu origin story Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You coming to US theaters for two days

The Emoji Movie loses box office war to Dunkirk

McDonald’s is bringing back Mulan-themed dipping sauce in honor of Rick and Morty

Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland discuss Rick and Morty’s many universes ahead of anticipated third season

Warner Bros. considering “formidable” Oscar campaign for Wonder Woman

Patrick Stewart discusses playing a Poop in The Emoji Movie

Disney Legend Imagineer Marty Sklar dies aged 83

The Simpsons Movie’s writer and director discuss the film on its 10th anniversary

Why Hollywood is adapting material that doesn’t have a narrative or even characters

Donald Trump animated series from Stephen Colbert coming to Showtime

The Emoji Movie spoofs The Handmaid’s Tale in promotional tweet that backfires

The Emoji Movie expected to text its way to box office victory

June Foray, “first lady of animation” and legendary voice of Tweety’s Granny, Rocky and Natasha in Rocky & Bullwinkle, dies aged 99

Descendants 2 draws in 23 million viewers over five-channel premiere weekend

Leap! leaps up a week

Rick and Morty creators discuss “the pursuit of perfection” with Season 3

First trailer for The Star released

Wonder Woman 2 lands December 2019 release date




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