The 2018 AV Readers’ Choice Poll

Critics, the Academy, Hollywood guilds, and even the Animated Views staff will tell you what they think. But now it’s your turn to be the critic! What was the the best animated film of 2018?

yt-play
Marvel launches first Spider-Man: Far From Home teaser trailer

Spidey is notably not a pile of ash in the first trailer for the upcoming superhero sequel.

The Grinch

If you have a family tradition of going to the movies at Christmastime, you have several good options available. But if you’re looking for something that perhaps means a little bit more, your best bet might be Illumination’s The Grinch.

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

With an excellent diverse cast of characters, outstanding visual design and animation, and an emotionally wonderful narrative, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse just might be a game-changer in animation.

Ralph Breaks the Internet

tl;dr Not as good as the original. Very funny. Weird ending. Worth seeing.

Peanuts Productions

It’s the holiday season, which means it’s time for Peanuts TV specials! This franchise has been a pop culture phenomenon for almost seven decades. How well do you know the productions the Peanuts gang have appeared in over the years?

Animated Movies Database Archive

Take a trip back to 2003 and the site that we descended from! Animated Movies held a treasure trove of info about past and future films. We’ve taken the database out of storage so you can unbox it and explore it as it last appeared online!

Animated Views Timeline

We recall the history of the website told via the milestones and highlights of the last fifteen years in this timeline, where you can revisit key posts and images from our past.

AV is fifteen!

Fifteen years ago today, Animated Views was born! Come take a walk down memory lane with us as we look back at our history. And we’ve got a special present for you — the original Animated Movies database, as last seen online in 2003!

Smallfoot

Smallfoot is a story of two disjointed halves — or is it? For a film where the laughs are few and far between, the designs bland, and most of the songs trite, it’s no small feat that the plotting will having you thinking after the credits roll.

How to Train Your Dragon: Dragonvine

This graphic novel is on the short side and the art a little inconsistent, but the nice storytelling co-written by director Dean DeBlois is enough to whet fans’ appetites ahead of the third film.

HEADLINES
Gadot, Momoa, Robbie to voice their DCEU characters in The Lego Movie sequel
Why original Lion King writers are losing out with the remake
Universal names Margie Cohn head of DreamWorks Animation
John Lasseter hired as Head of Animation for Skydance Animation
Brad Bird says his next movie will be a musical
Barbie movie officially announced with Margot Robbie in lead role
Venom sequel moving forward at Sony
Into the Spider-Verse wins Animated Feature Golden Globe
Netflix finds Carmen Sandiego reboot trailer
Captain Marvel promo posters show superheroine in action
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World gets a head start overseas
The Grinch coming to Blu-ray in February, will include new Minions short
Sony releases Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse script online
New Captain Marvel TV spot
yt-play
Creating the groundbreaking look of Into the Spider-Verse
Yes, the Spider-Man Christmas album is real
MORE NEWS