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Views Coco

Coco is a beautiful film in a lot of ways — artistically, musically, and culturally. But narratively it’s just a ghost of the type of stories we’re used to from Pixar.

Views Production Designer Carlos Zaragoza puts a smile on The Emoji Movie

We have a chat to learn about the inspirations and the challenges for this interesting film project.

Views Pixar Production Designer Harley Jessup “remembers” Coco

Our exclusive interview with the veteran Pixar team member also gives a peek at the gorgeous imagery from the upcoming film.

Views Justice League Action – Superpowers Unite: Season One, Part One

The World’s Greatest Superheroes battle the forces of evil in colorful bite-sized stories that are perfect for younger kids and their parents.

Views My Little Pony: The Movie

The surprisingly action-packed My Little Pony: The Movie should delight fans of the series, while newcomers can appreciate the splashy animation and great songs.

Views Star Wars – Rebels: Complete Season Three

The crew of the Ghost face off against Grand Admiral Thrawn as the penultimate season of Rebels sees the Alliance fully formed and the story inches towards A New Hope.

Views Disney historian Didier Ghez reveals the hidden art of Disney’s late golden age

We discuss the third volume in this important book series, in an exclusive interview with the author.

Views The Lego Ninjago Movie

The Lego Ninjago Movie is enjoyable but not at all awesome. While there is some fun to be had, it’s hard to spin it as anything else but a letdown.

Event Coverage
Views 2017 San Diego Comic Con Exclusive

An exclusive recap of the annual convention, including coverage of Rocko’s Modern Life, DuckTales, The Legend of Korra, the Adam West Celebration, and the Hanna-Barbera 60th Anniversary!

Views A tribute to X. Atencio

We acknowledge the recent passing of a Disney legend by re-presenting a series of interviews that Jeremie completed with the fondly remembered artist and Imagineer.

Views The Powerpuff Girls: The Last Donnycorn

The Powerpuff Girls come dangerously close to not saving the day in this disappointingly underwhelming collection of episodes.

Views DuckTales


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!

Event Coverage
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.

Event Coverage
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.

Event Coverage
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!


Animated News

Comcast drops bid for Fox assets, leaving Disney as sole potential buyer

Golden Globe nominations announced

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure to air on ABC this Thursday

Watch the first teaser trailer to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Watch the first trailer for the live-action Alita: Battle Angel

Rob Marshall top choice to direct The Little Mermaid for Disney

Critics Choice Awards nominations announced

Dark Knight writer David S. Goyer may direct Masters of the Universe

New documentary accuses The Simpsons of being racist with the character of Apu

More potential details regarding the allegations against John Lasseter emerge

Disney casts Liu Yifei as live-action Mulan

The epic first official trailer to Avengers: Infinity War has launched!

Coco continues Disney’s Thanksgiving dominance with $71.2 million debut

How Disney achieved “perfection” with Aladdin 25 years ago

Coco, Justice League to face off over top spot during extended holiday weekend

The Last Jedi tracking for $200 million opening weekend

John Lasseter taking leave of absence from Pixar as result of “missteps”

How tragic history “helped write” a fairy tale with Anastasia

The cast of Anastasia then and now

Anastasia was originally “much more adult,” had Woody Allen up for role of Bartok

Harley Quinn solo animated series ordered for DC digital service

First posters for Smallfoot released

Pixar’s Coco becomes highest grossing film in Mexico ahead of US release

Incredibles 2 teaser trailer released

Watch the Hotel Transylvania 3 teaser trailer

Beauty and the Beast writer Stephen Chbosky to pen Disney’s Prince Charming

F. Murray Abraham cast as the villain in How to Train Your Dragon 3

Hotel Transylvania 3 gets a title, teaser posters

Warner Bros. wins Paddington 2 distribution rights in $30 million bidding war

Chip ‘N’ Dale return with Nutty Tales shorts for Disney Junior

Illumination in final talks for animated Super Mario Bros. movie

Gina Rodriguez, Zachery Levi shine light on The Star

Sam Mendes no longer directing Disney’s Pinocchio remake

Is Coco the movie to beat at this year’s Oscars?

Wonder Woman 2 bumped up to avoid competing with Star Wars

Universal, Illumination drops Louis C.K. from The Secret Life of Pets 2

Rainbow Brite: The Complete Series quietly released on DVD from Hallmark

Production halted on animated Louis C.K. comedy series The Cops

Justice League getting a positive early critical response

26 animated feature films submitted for 2017 Oscar consideration

Gael García Bernal talks about singing in Coco

Pixar scientist speaks on the calculus of animation

Disney developing Star Wars, Monsters, Inc. and High School Musical TV series for streaming in 2019

Disney announces new Star Wars trilogy

Disney quickly ends ban on LA Times amid fierce backlash from media

The Weinstein Company’s name stripped from Leap! as Lionsgate handles home video release

The domestic trailer for Early Man is here

Watch the first trailer for Sherlock Gnomes

Journalists boycott Disney films after company snubs paper due to alleged biased reporting

Final trailer for Coco now online

21st Century Fox holding talks to sell most of company to Disney

Disney is airing DuckTales episodes out of order, and that’s a problem

Captain America director Joe Johnston says The Silver Chair will be his last film

Mariah Carey gets into the holiday movie spirit with The Star, All I Want for Christmas

Sherlock Gnomes character posters revealed; trailer coming next week

“Pixar Pier” coming to Disney California Adventure in 2018

Paramount to take over distribution on Hasbro’s future animated movies

The serious side to My Little Pony and how it deals with mental disorders

“Comedic” Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles gets a voice cast

Full cast for The Lion King announced




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