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Views Ice Age: Collision Course

It may be a stale pun to make but it’s still funnier than almost everything in Ice Age: Collision Course: hopefully this franchise is now extinct.

Views Only Yesterday

A young woman from Tokyo reflects back to her life at age ten, leading to a re-evaluation of who she is now. The final theatrical Studio Ghibli film to make it to disc in North America is now here.

Views The Secret Life of Pets

Secret Life barely checks the boxes for what it needs to do and never excels at any of them. A young studio like Illumination should aspire to more; hopefully they’ll learn some new tricks before they get too set in their ways.

Views Around the world with Mila: Additional Character Designer Matthew Bates

Our exclusive look at Mila continues with another key member of the production team.

Views A History of DreamWorks Animation: Part Four – Can’t Stop The Feeling

As Kung Fu Panda 3 arrives on disc, the final of a four-part series looks at the films that nearly caused DreamWorks to collapse and the few that kept the studio alive.

Views Anomalisa

Not for everyone, and certainly not for kids, Anomalisa reminds us that animation is a medium, not a genre, and can be used to tell all kinds of stories, from the fantastical to the mundane…in a fantastical fashion.

Views Elstree 1976

The Force isn’t too strong with this peek behind the masks of a bunch of Star Wars actors and bit-parters that’s as down to earth as its personalities and lacking a true spark of real content over curiosity.

Views Finding Dory

Finding Dory, like most Pixar films whether original or sequels, is unforgettable and should have animation fans hooked and craving more.

Views A History of DreamWorks Animation: Part Three – We Have…Dragons!

The third of a four-part series looks at DreamWorks Animation building franchises while saying goodbye to their bread and butter Shrek series.

Views Alice Through The Looking Glass

Spectacular visuals and a wonderful performance from Sasha Baron Cohen make this a Trip Through the Looking Glass worth taking.

Views Around the world with Mila: Writer (and Director) Cinzia Angelini

The driving force behind this special project tells AV how she translated family memories into a short film, in this exclusive interview.

Views A History of DreamWorks Animation: Part Two – There Is Now A Level Zero

The second of a four-part series looks at how DreamWorks Animation initially struggled after becoming an independent production company.

Views Composer Mark Watters on Disney’s Silly Symphonies music

We learn about the music from the classic shorts, and how it was arranged for the upcoming LACO concert, in this exclusive interview.

Views The Angry Birds Movie

Angry Birds does a good job of taking the video game and creating a new, fuller world, giving the lifeless characters personalities. But they don’t sustain it and by the end all we get is a bonus level of the old game.

Views A History of DreamWorks Animation: Part One – Ogres Are Like Onions!

Take a look back at the history of DreamWorks Animation with the first of a four-part series exploring its early years as a division in a new Hollywood studio.

Views Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War is fun, exciting, and a compelling drama, making it arguably one of best superhero films to date.

Views Ratchet & Clank

Video game movies may be the next big thing in Hollywood, but Ratchet & Clank is an inauspicious start. This will be a trend that will soon run out of lives if the studios don’t figure out a winning strategy.

Views Robert Kondo & Dice Tsutsumi talk about “rising” Moom

The creators of The Dam Keeper found new challenges in adapting a Japanese book for their latest project.

Views The Loud House

The Loud House is a surprisingly nice little series that looks good. But the premise of a boy with ten sisters could end up being a burden if not tinkered with carefully.

Views Around the world with Mila: Producer Andrea Emmes

Our exclusive series, detailing the unique production of a very special film, begins with interviewing its producer.

Views The Jungle Book

It may be a remake of the animated classic, but this live-action version of The Jungle Book is a wonderful film that will leave audiences both young and old in awe of the visual feast it presents.

Views X-Men ’92 Vol. 0: Warzones!

X-Men ’92 is a faithful continuation of the Fox animated series. But its chaotic narrative will leave all readers quite bewildered.

Event Coverage
Views Exclusive WonderCon 2016 Recap

An exclusive recap of WonderCon’s 30th anniversary event, including coverage of Ratchet and Clank, Voltron: Legendary Defender, and the world premiere of The Giant’s Dream.

Views Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice

Holy letdown! The cast is great and the action is cool, but Dawn of Justice is bat-frustrating and not quite super enough.

Views Only Yesterday

After 25 years, the beautiful and dramatic Only Yesterday finally gets a well-deserved English dub and North American release.


Animated News

Watch the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles short Don vs. Raph by Jhonen Vasquez

Disney planning a trilogy of Han Solo films

Max Landis is writing a “French new wave”-style Pepe Le Pew movie

Yes, there was a Rick & Morty Easter Egg in the Justice League trailer

Spider-Man: Homecoming concept art teases The Vulture

USA Today offers a sneak peek of Moana

Ice Age 5 fails to cool down the US box office with fifth place opening weekend

The new trailer for The Lego Batman Movie is here

Watch the new trailer for Doctor Strange

Aladdin and Jafar are coming to Once Upon a Time

Watch the Comic-Con preview for Kong: Skull Island

The Comic-Con trailer for Justice League is here

The Comic-Con trailer for Wonder Woman is here

Steven Universe creators discusses show’s representations of homosexuality

Batman & Harley Quinn, new Teen Titans and Justice League Dark movies on the way from DC Animation

Ice Age 5 gets largest promotional push in franchise’s history

Check out the Comic-Con poster for Kong: Skull Island

Bojack Horseman confirmed for another season

Trailer released for fourth Equestria Girls film; movie will premiere on Netflix instead of DVD

First Wonder Woman poster released

My Little Pony: The Movie adds pop singer Sia to voice cast

Ghostbusters toy sales exceed expectations

Ice Age: Collision Course opens


Blue Sky's Ice Age: Collision Course opens today in 3,992 theatres according to Box Office Mojo. The film isn't wowing the critics, earning a meager 12% at Rotten Tomatoes. Their consensus: "Unoriginal and unfunny, Ice Age: Collision Course offers further proof that not even the healthiest box office receipts can keep a franchise from slouching toward creative extinction". BOM projects the film will fall behind the new Star Trek sequel and be in a tight race for second or third place this weekend with The Secret Life of Pets with both films earning around $26 million. Box Office Prophets is not as optimistic, predicting it could finish in fourth place behind Ghostbusters with $24 million.

Ice Age cast answers burning questions from kids

Trent Harmon covers Dream Weaver for Ice Age soundtrack

In WALL-E, prized possessions say a lot about a person—even if that person is a robot

Listen to the Sound of Silence in bizarre new Trolls clip

Trailers, poster for Another Day of Life released

Ice Age producer teases Collision Course follow-up

Legendary officially attached to first ever live-action Pokemon film with Detective Pikachu

Shrek 5, Shadows coming from DreamWorks in 2019

DuckTales reboot unveils new looks for Huey, Dewey and Louie

New details about The Lego Batman Movie revealed including Zach Galifianakis’ Joker and Michael Cera’s Robin

How a single joke in Ice Age turned into the fifth movie

Baby Moana revealed in new international trailer

Garry Marshall, director of The Princess Diaries and voice of Buck Cluck in Chicken Little, passes away

Powerpuff Girls reboot renewed for second season

Beauty & the Beast, Frozen Northern Lights trailers to air during Elena of Avalor premiere

Festival Stop-Motion Montreal newsletter announces selection for its 8th edition

20th Century Fox secures Mouse Guard film rights

Ghostbusters sequel in early development at Sony?

Zootopia, Kung Fu Panda 3 dominate disc sales

Star Wars, Frozen boost Hasbro toy sales

The grown men who love My Little Pony aren’t who you think they are

Brand new He-Man & the Masters of the Universe episode to be shown at Comic-Con

Secret Life of Pets tops Ghostbusters for #1 weekend box office

Ice Age: Collision Course tops foreign box office

A look at the new Ice Age characters

TJ Miller announced for Emoji Movie: Express Yourself on World Emoji Day

Finding Dory claims all-time domestic record for animated film

Press Release: Sony Pictures Imageworks announces key new hires

Ghostbusters busts Pets on Friday even as Secret Life looks to win weekend

The new trailer for Star Wars Rebels is here

Grand Admiral Thrawn is coming to Star Wars Rebels Season 3

New Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2 concept art revealed

Kong: Skull Island director continues to tease “much larger” version of title character

New Kubo and the Two Strings motion poster

Suicide Squad tracking for record-breaking $100 million+ opening

Watch behind-the-scenes footage from Rouge One: A Star Wars Story

Legendary closing in on Pokemon live-action movie deal




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