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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.

Views Open Season: Scared Silly

Despite some laughs, Open Season: Scared Silly lacks the oddball charm–and heart–that made the original so much fun.

Views Into The Forest Of Enchantement – A Disney Musical Adventure at Disneyland Paris

Our exclusive interview with the creatives behind Disneyland Paris’ new show sheds light on creating entertainment for the parks!

Views Zootopia

Zootopia earns a savage review as it spends too much time trying (and failing) to get its message right at the expense of making an enjoyable story.

Views The Good Dinosaur

Pixar’s latest makes a quick transfer to home video, where its simple pleasures will be enjoyed by a younger than usual audience for the Studio’s films, even if parents may wonder why the originality is extinct.

Views The Return Of 2015: Animated Views’ Review Of The Year!

As awards season comes to an end, we offer our own appraisal of the last year’s offerings in film, home video, books, music and more!

Tooning In
Views Oscar Night 2016

It’s time for the winners of the 88th Annual Academy Awards to be revealed ! Check out the consensus picks in our contest and join us for a live chat during the show.

Views Into The Hunchback Of Notre Dame Studio Cast Recording with Music Supervisor Michael Kosarin and Orchestrator Michael Starobin

The pair discuss their contributions to the stage version of Alan Menken’s musical.


Animated News

Pixar fans fell in love with Piper

Why The Good Dinosaur is an underrated family movie

How Sigourney Weaver wound up in Finding Dory

Disney CEO suggests Indiana Jones will be rebooted after next film

“Squeaks” officially revealed in new Transformers 5 image

Forest Whitaker playing Star Wars: The Clone Wars character in Rogue One

Antitrust officials clear Comcast’s DreamWorks Animation acquisition

Finding Dory’s octopus is a lot more realistic than you’d think

Archer renewed by FX for three more seasons

Quay Brothers to present their work at Fest Anca

Batman v Superman to be first 100GB 4K Blu-ray home release

Celebrate International Yoga Day with this new Ice Age 5 clip

Kong: Skull Island will have “the biggest Kong ever”

Despicable Me 3, Wonder Woman posters, and more revealed

Frozen Northern Lights Lego shorts, novelization on the way

Frozen Ever After opens at Epcot today

My Little Pony: The Movie gets a logo, title confirmation

Disney and Pixar fight to rule the Mouse House

Justice League plot details and logo revealed

Sprout picks up DreamWorks’ first preschool series Noddy Toyland Detective

Animated Spider-Man movie lands director

Why make a sequel at all?

Genndy Tartakovsky directing Hotel Transylvania 3 after all; TV series coming to the Disney Channel in 2017

Star Trek’s Anton Yelchin, the voice of Clumsy in the Smurfs movies, killed in car crash at age 27

Finding Dory blows animated opening record out of the water with $136.2 million

How to Train Your Dragon 3 moves up to The LEGO Movie Sequel‘s old release date

Another new Moana poster

What Finding Dory has to say about having a disability (contains spoilers)

The Lego Movie Sequel pushed back to 2019

Boss Baby footage screened to positive response; Alec Baldwin replaces Kevin Spacey

Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season Two arriving on disc August 30th

Finding Dory opens


Pixar's Finding Dory opens today in 4,305 theatres according to Box Office Mojo. The film is a hit with the critics, earning a huge 95% on Rotten Tomatoes. Their consensus: "Funny, poignant, and thought-provoking, Finding Dory delivers a beautifully animated adventure that adds another entertaining chapter to its predecessor's classic story." BOM is predicting it will break the record currently held by Shrek the Third for largest animated film opening weekend with $124.85 million. Box Office Prophets projects a similar, but just short of the record, $120.2 million.

Lots of new posters for Storks revealed

Another new Pete’s Dragon poster

The new trailer for Storks is here

Finding Dory interview: Andrew Stanton and Lindsey Collins

Finding Dory interview: Ellen Degeneres and Ed O’Neill

Finding Dory interview: Eugene Levy

Watch the E3 trailer and behind-the-scenes featurette of Final Fantasy XV film Kingsglaive

Anton Yelchin, Kelsey Grammer & Ron Perlman cast for DreamWorks TV series Trollhunters

Comcast to revive Shrek franchise, up film output to exploit in parks and merchandising

Ice Age 5 gets PG rating

New Wild Life posters

Disney donates $1 Million to Orlando shooting victims

Margot Robbie joins Goodbye, Christopher Robin

The full Pete’s Dragon trailer is here

Merlin (yes, that Merlin) will apparently be involved in Transformers: The Last Knight

Hollywood helps boost Annecy to record levels

Disney short Inner Workings is animated balancing of heart and mind

An oral history of Nicktoons, part one: How the storied animation block came to be

How 101 Dalmatians saved Disney animation

Janet Waldo, legendary voice of Judy Jetson and Penelope Pitstop, passes away at 96

Catching up with the “stars” of Shrek 15 years later

The Jungle Book has made $900 million worldwide

Watch the first clip from Pixar’s Piper

How Finding Dory’s “lesbian couple” fails Disney’s LGBT fans

How Warcraft’s international success makes it a box office game changer

New Pete’s Dragon poster

Alf actor Michu Meszaros dies at 76

Voice cast announced for Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie




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