Month: February 2011 – page 2

Hoodwinked Too! trailer now online

The first trailer for Hoodwinked Too! Hood Vs. Evil has just been posted over at MovieFone. Along with revealing more about the sequel’s plot, the preview also announces that the movie will be a 3-D release. It comes to theaters everywhere on April 29th.

New Hop trailer now online

A brand new full length trailer for Universal’s upcoming live action/CGI flick Hop is now available to watch on Apple. Directed by Tim Hill, and featuring the voices of James Marsden, Russell Brand, Kaley Cuoco, Hank Azaria, Elizabeth Perkins, Gary Cole, Chelsea Handler, and Hugh Laurie, Hop opens in theatres April 1st, 2011.

Disney animator creates Superman tribute

Disney animator Robb Pratt recently created a fan film based on the world’s most famous superhero, which can be viewed on YouTube. The short, entitled Superman Classic, features the voices of Superboy actor John Newton and his wife Jennifer Newton as Clark Kent and Lois Lane. Although the short runs only about a minute in […]

Super Bowl movie ads

While the Packers won the game, FOX was the big winner with 30 second ads during the Super Bowl last night going for $3 million! Among them were spots for upcoming films, including animation like Rio, Kung Fu Panda 2, Rango, and Mars Needs Moms, some comic inspired properties like Thor, Cowboys and Aliens, and […]

A Charlie Brown Valentine

This 2002 special makes for a nice viewing if you’re a Peanuts fan, though the bonus special is better. There is less here than on the old Paramount disc, and the presentation is decidedly no-frills.

DreamWorks, Dragon take home the Annies

DreamWorks was once again the big winner at the Annie Awards (though Disney and Pixar cut their involvement with animation’s highest honor this time out). Toy Story 3 may be an Oscar nominee for Best Picture, but How To Train Your Dragon won the Best Animated Feature Annie. Pixar’s Day & Night won Best Animated […]

Gnomeo & Juliet Clips

The Stars Entertainment/Touchstone Pictures film will debut on February 11 after years of being transferred or shut down by one studio after another. Gnomeo and Juliet is a comical reimagining of Shakespeare’s tragic romance with garden gnomes. If you can’t wait until next week to see the film, io9 has gathered clips, a music video, […]

Rango Super Bowl TV spot hits the internet

As with Kung Fu Panda 2 earlier this week, Paramount has decided to reveal their Super Bowl TV spot for Rango a few days before the big game. It can be viewed over at iTunes. Rango blends into theaters this March.

New Hop poster bounces online

An amusing new poster for Hop–this time with a Super Bowl theme–has just been posted online at the Internet Movie Poster Awards. Curiously enough, there are apparently no plans for Universal Pictures to advertise the film during Sunday’s big game. The live-action/animated comedy starring Russell Brand and James Marsden comes to theaters this Easter.

Biggest Collection of Early Animated Cartoons

One would imagine that the world’s biggest collection of early animation would be housed in an archive or a museum. It’s actually owned by a 21 year college student José Stathes. He’s been collecting animation since the age of eleven and he hopes to use his collection to revive early cartoons. Read the entire story […]

Dragon wins big at VES Awards

DreamWorks’ How To Train Your Dragon was the big animated winner at the 9th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards. It’s three wins (in all three categories it was nominated in) were for Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature, Outstanding Animated Character in an Animated Feature, and Outstanding Effects Animation in an Animated Feature. Pixar’s Day […]

Disney sends Snow White to China

Disney has hired Toy Story 3 writer Michael Arndt to write their upcoming fairy tale spin-off Snow & the Seven, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film will imagine Snow White as an English woman who travels to China to attend her father’s funeral, where she meets seven international warriors when she realizes that her […]

Kung Fu Panda 2 Super Bowl spot revealed early

The Super Bowl TV spot for DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 2 has just been revealed over at Yahoo! Movies. The ad is one of several movie commercials that are set to air during the big game, including Thor, Captain America and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Kung Fu Panda 2 kicks its […]

Rango theme song now online

The official theme song from Rango–composed by Los Lobos–can now be heard online thanks to the LA Times. The song is meant to be a parody of the ballads found in older westerns. Starring Johnny Depp, Rango comes to theaters everywhere this March.

DreamWorks bringing Lidsville to theatres

DreamWorks has announced they will be bringing the 1970s Sid & Marty Krofft television series Lidsville to the big screen. “Sid and I have had a longstanding relationship with Jeffrey Katzenberg and we’re excited to bring Lidsville to DreamWorks Animation. It’s incredible to envision a high-quality 3D animated movie being made out of one of […]

Rio premiere, interview, and game tie-in

While you might not realize it based on all the news focusing on one of the stars’ wardrobe choices, Blue Sky’s Rio had its Hollywood premiere this past weekend. Director Carlos Saldanha, and stars Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx, and George Lopez talk about the film with Collider. The studio has announced a unique promotional tie-in […]

Alice comes to Blu-ray

Disney’s Alice in Wonderland is available on Blu-ray today. Kathryn Beaumont, the voice of Alice, talks with MovieWeb and The Trades. Cinema Blend will tell you how to save some money on the new disc. And, while not strictly related to the Disney version, check out this gallery of Alice book covers of the past […]