Warning From Space 

Arrow Video brings out the Japanese classic, allowing a reappraisal after years of low-quality TV broadcasts and public domain DVDs. The film seems a little derivative and quaint today, but it does occupy an important place in Japanese film history as their first color science fiction film. It’s good, too, once you can get past the silly-looking starfish aliens.

Chiodo Bros talk Netflix’s Alien Xmas 

The talented brothers realize their dream of a stop-motion special in the classic tradition, speaking about the immense project, its origins as a book, and how producer Jon Favreau helped guide production, in our exclusive, in-depth interview.

ZooPhobia: Bad Luck Jack 

While the characters and story echo Disney Channel programming, the independently produced short contains high quality animation and catchy songs, presenting a wholesome creature that is fun to watch and not fear.

Mulan 

The live-action update to the Disney animated classic makes an admirable attempt at providing depth to the title character against strong visuals. But with everything else lacking excitement, it’s not quite “a girl worth fighting for”.

DC FanDome Online Event Recap

Read our quick recap of the one-of-a-kind online fan event, including coverage of Wonder Woman 1984, The Batman, and Zack Snyder’s Justice League.

Didier Ghez’s They Drew As They Pleased  series goes full circle

Ghez speaks to us about the sixth and final volume of the landmark series, which ventures into the modern era while also harkening back to the beginning.

AV Roundtable Flashbacks: Titan A.E. 

Covid be thwarted! The Animated Views team gathers virtually for the first of our AV Roundtable Flashbacks, revisiting anniversary year films from the past couple of decades, blasting off with Fox Animation’s Titan A.E.!

Comic-Con@Home Coverage

Watch our coverage of Comic-Con@Home featuring the Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film 30th Anniversary, Ray Harryhausen 100th Birthday Celebration, and “The Secret Origins of Saturday Morning Cartoons”!

Glen Keane’s Over the Moon : Meet Fei-Fei and her creators

A beloved Chinese tale takes form, as the legendary animator/director collaborates with a team of creatives to craft a uniquely touching and personal film.

Trolls World Tour 

While the magic of the original might not quite be fully recaptured here, Trolls World Tour is nevertheless cheery, non-demanding escapism that might be exactly what the doctor ordered during these uncertain times.

HEADLINES
Rosario Dawson reveals how she was cast as Ahsoka Tano on The Mandalorian
Darth Vader actor David Prowse passes away
Tangled is turning 10 but has never felt more timely
Bringing the Animaniacs back for a new generation
After backlash, Peanuts holiday specials to air on TV after all…on PBS
Jon M. Chu in talks to helm live-action Stitch
Scooby-Doo creator Ken Spears dies, months after co-creator Joe Ruby
Full voice cast announced for Paw Patrol: The Movie
Wonder Woman 1984 likely to leave its Christmas Day release date
Iconic puppets from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer up for auction