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Views Cinderella

The animated classic gets a magical live-action retelling that should please audiences both young and old, while Frozen Fever proves to be a delightful follow-up to the Disney blockbuster.

The Rotoscopers
Views Animation Addicts Podcast #91: Kung Fu Panda 2 – Kaboom of Doom

We just love kung fu! Last episode the Rotoscopers reviewed Kung Fu Panda and we just couldn’t get enough. This episode, they review the 2011 sequel Kung Fu Panda 2!

Blu-ray
Views Tinker Bell And The Legend Of The Neverbeast

The Disney Fairy series gets a little darker with this tale of a monster-like creature, but the movie stays true to the messages of friendship and learning positive life lessons.

AV Interactive
Views AV Interactive #5: DreamWorks Disorder

To celebrate the release of DreamWorks’ 31st feature, Home, show off how familiar you are with their history! Arrange these twelve films into the order they were released.

The Rotoscopers
Views Animation Addicts Podcast #90: Kung Fu Panda – How to Train Your Dragon Warrior

It’s back to back DreamWorks films for the Rotoscopers! This episode we tackle the 2008 CGI film Kung Fu Panda.

DVD
Views Gladiators Of Rome

Lazy storytelling, uneven comedy and questionable subject matter combine in this Italian animation; somehow both bizarre and generic at the same time. Zero extras and mediocre audio tempt a big thumbs down.

Blu-ray
Views Big Hero 6

It’s Frozen for the boys as Disney strikes back with their take on lesser-known characters from the pages of Marvel Comics for another, freshly Academy Award-winning blockbuster!

The Rotoscopers
Views Animation Addicts Podcast #88: Shrek – The Anti-Fairytale

The Rotoscopers review DreamWorks’ second CGI animated film–the amazing, hilarious, irreverent Shrek.

Tooning In
Views Oscar Night 2015

The biggest night in movies is here…even if none of the movies themselves are that big! Come be part of our 11th Oscar event, with live show chat, our contest winners, and the consensus picks from our readers!

The Rotoscopers
Views Animation Addicts Podcast #87: The Secret of NIMH – Too Many “J” Names

All good things must come to a close–it’s the final film in the Mice & Rats podcast series, Don Bluth’s debut film The Secret of NIMH.

Blu-ray
Views One Hundred And One Dalmatians: Diamond Edition

Walt Disney’s fantastic animated thriller makes a solid return to disc, here in an HD transfer that hits the spot and with a fairly robust package of old and new extras.

Film
Views The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

While Sponge has the humor and style kids expect, it never reaches the amazing highs the show achieved in its glory days — this is one sponge who should’ve stayed underwater.

DVD
Views The Kingdom Of Dreams And Madness

This wonderful documentary grants a fascinating glimpse at how Studio Ghibli functioned in its final year with master director Hayao Miyazaki.

Blu-ray
Views The Boxtrolls

Laika returns with another slightly oddball release, where the film’s strong villain isn’t quite matched by such a solid storyline, even if the hand-crafted animation is as exquisite as ever.

AV Interactive
Views Animated Views’ 2015 Oscar Contest

Animated Views is giving away $100 worth of movies — your choice of either an Amazon gift card or a Fandango gift card — during our 11th Annual Oscar Event! Enter today for your chance to win!

Yearbooks
Views The Best Of 2014: Son Of 2013!

The good, the bad and the ugly of the past year are all exposed in the return of our annual survey, featuring our top picks in DVD, Blu-ray and theatrical releases – plus your choices too!

Film
Views Strange Magic

Want a head start to making a great movie? It’s no secret. You just need a good solid story. Otherwise you’ll have to resort to cheap tricks and strange magic.

The Rotoscopers
Views Animation Addicts Podcast #86: Once Upon a Forest – How Alvin and the Chipmunks Save the Forest

The fans voted and the Rotoscopers delivered! Chelsea, Morgan and Mason’s Rats and Mice Series on Once Upon a Forest!

The Rotoscopers
Views Animation Addicts Podcast #85: Cinderella – Mason Dubs

The Rotoscopres continue with their Mice & Rats podcast series with the rag-to-riches story, Disney’s 1950 classic Cinderella!

The Rotoscopers
Views Animation Addicts Podcast #84: Best of 2014

It’s time for the Animation Addicts Best of 2014 show! This episode celebrates the best that 2014 had to offer in animation and the Animation Addicts podcast.

DVD
Views Uncle Grandpa: Tiger Trails

This fairly new Cartoon Network series gets its first DVD, without any special features to speak of. But the show itself ends up being hilarious, with a cast of fun, wacky characters and an enjoyably zany nature behind it all.

AV Interactive
Views AV Interactive #3: Readers’ Choice – Best Animated Feature Film of 2014

The Academy, guilds, critics, and even the AV staff will be rendering their judgment on the year’s top films. But now it’s your turn to pick – what was the best animated film of 2014?

Artists
Views Of pigs and men – Robert Kondo & Dice Tsutsumi talk about The Dam Keeper

Our exclusive interview looks at how two former Pixar artists created a singluar style for their new animated short.

The Rotoscopers
Views Animation Addicts Podcast #83: Mickey’s Christmas Carol – They’re Just Actors

For the annual Christmas episode of the Animation Addicts Podcast, the Rotoscopers review 1983 short Mickey’s Christmas Carol.

The Rotoscopers
Views Animation Addicts Podcast #82: Duet – Interview with Glen Keane

Disney Legend, Glen Keane, takes a moment out of his very busy schedule to talk to Mason and Chelsea about his new short, Duet! Check it out! You won’t be disappointed!


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Animated News

Adam West, Burt Ward to reprise Batman and Robin for 50th anniversary animated film


Could Inside Out be the next Frozen?


Watch a story reel from one of Disney’s early attempts at Beauty & the Beast


Can Jerusalem put Israel on the global animation map?


Big Hero 6 wins Favorite Animated Film at 2015 Kids’ Choice Awards


Has Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle 2 already been given a title?


Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson kicks butt in “trailer” for live-action Bambi


Home takes over planet with huge $54 million opening


Artist imagines how Anna and Elsa would look in “real life”


How Home reminds us that black heroines in animated movies are all too rare


Get ready for lots more Transformers movies


Early numbers show Home winning the box office this weekend


Will Puss In Boots 2 feature a certain ogre?


Home opens

News

DreamWorks' Home opens today in 3,708 theatres according to Box Office Mojo. The film isn't winning over the critics, with a 42% Rotten Tomatoes score. Their consensus: "Colorful, silly, and utterly benign, Home is a passable diversion, but there's no shortage of superior animated alternatives". BOM projects a tight race for the weekend box with Home barely being edged out of first place with $33 million. Box Office Prophets predicts a similar photo finish, with Home just missing the top spot with $26.6 million.



Animated Smurfs reboot pushed back to 2017


The new poster for Hotel Transylvania 2


The True Meaning of Smekday author Adam Rex discusses book’s adaption into Home


Listen to two new songs from the Home soundtrack


Home holds key to DreamWorks’ bottom line


Here’s what the CGI Thing will look like in the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot


Lego spin-off The Billion Brick Race coming from The Muppets’ Jason Segel


Watch an impressive fan-made animated Star Wars short


Trailer for the new Inspector Gadget series now online


Flash Gordon’s Sam Jones signs on for Ted 3


Inside Out, Tomorrowland get PG ratings from MPAA


Pixar releases free version of RenderMan software


Glen Keane talks Duet


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 begins filming next month


The politics of Disney rebooting its animated classics


Father, daughter use $100,000 worth of Lego bricks to recreate Jurassic Park


Cinderella should have good legs as Insurgent leads box office


Frozen, Guardians of the Galaxy made Disney the biggest studio of 2014


Inside the success of Little Baby Bum, the world’s fifth biggest YouTube channel


How Rocket Raccoon came to life in Guardians of the Galaxy


Fraggle Rock movie back on track with Joseph Gordon-Levitt producing and starring


J.J. Abrams to return for Star Wars: Episode IX?


Pac-Man invades the planet in the first trailer for Pixels


Beauty & the Beast set for March 2017 release; will feature new songs by Alan Menken and Tim Rice


The Peanuts kids sing classic rock songs in fan-made mash-ups


What Hayao Miyazaki’s films look like as color palettes


Adult Swim: How to run a creative hothouse


Kermit talks to kids in Disney Junior’s Muppet Moments


What if Toy Story were a gritty action movie?


Disney’s Hunchback stage adaptation gets mixed response at Paper Mill


Inside Out gets into March Madness with new TV spot


SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water Blu-ray coming October 20th


Why DreamWorks needs for Home to be a hit


Here’s a look at the new Simpsons Legos


Cinderella opens to $132 million worldwide


James Gunn explains original reason “Baby Groot” didn’t want to get caught dancing


Has Popeye been sunk for good?


Big Hero 6 officially the biggest animated film of 2014


Cinderella is easily the belle of the box office ball


New Thunderbirds Are Go trailer


Genndy Tartakovsky no longer directing Popeye


Josh Gad is Lafou in Disney’s live-action Beauty & the Beast


Oscar-nominated short The Dam Keeper to become a graphic novel


Tracking increases for Cinderella; remake could open to more than $70 million


Disney shares skyrocket to 52-week high following announcement of Frozen sequel


You can now buy the new Frozen Fever song on iTunes



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