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Why DC should focus on animation for its superheroes

Original Disneyland map could sell for $1 million at auction

Animation Block Party to celebrate 10th anniversary of Bee Movie with special program

First look at the characters from Sony’s holiday film The Star

Zootopia, Piper, Jungle Book earn Oscars

Disney and Pixar took home the animation Oscars at the 89th Annual Academy Awards. Byron Howard, Rich Moore, and Clark Spencer won Best Animated Feature for Zootopia. Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer won Best Animated Short Film for Piper. And Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones, and Dan Lemmon won Best Visual Effects for […]

Rock Dog opens

Summit Entertainment’s Rock Dog opens today in 2,077 theatres according to Box Office Mojo. The film is getting low to mixed reviews from the critics, scoring a 43% at Rotten Tomatoes. Box Office Prophets predicts a dismal 10th place opening weekend with just $3.7 million.

Floyd Norman and Leo Sullivan to help run Punch Animation

Shrek’s lazy example defined a studio and changed animation

Nick short The Fairly Odd Phantom is a Butch Hartman reunion

Take a video tour of Pixar

Jorge Garcia talks about preparing for Rock Dog role

First cast photo from the Han Solo movie released

Lego Batman director answers burning questions

A look at the 2017 Oscar nominated short films

The Lego Batman Movie opens

The Lego Batman Movie opens today in 4,088 theatres according to Box Office Mojo. The film is a hit with the critics, earning an impressive 91% at Rotten Tomatoes. Their consensus: “The Lego Batman Movie continues its blockbuster franchise’s winning streak with another round of dizzyingly funny — and beautifully animated — family-friendly mayhem”. BOM […]

At Lego Batman Movie premiere Will Arnett says he’s the “absurd Batman”

Fifty Shades Darker to be no match for The Lego Batman Movie

Lego Batman star Will Arnett talks Ben Affleck’s Batman

A rare trip inside Disney’s secret animation vault

Cartoon Saloon, Mercury Filmworks partner for new animation studio

Why do cartoon characters wear gloves?

The Lego Batman Movie voices include fun surprises

Lego Batman filmmakers discuss the movie’s humor

Zootopia wins animated prize at Producers Guild Awards

The decidedly different role of an editor in animated films

Marvel teases future Spider-Man animation projects for TV


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