Month: November 2011

Arthur Christmas supervising animator Seamus Malone: from Bristol to the North Pole!

With Arthur Christmas now in theaters, Jeremie speaks exclusively with the film’s Supervising Animator Seamus Malone about Aardman’s first collaboration with Sony.

New John Carter poster online

A new poster for Disney’s upcoming sci-fi epic John Carter is now online and can be viewed at In addition, a new trailer for the film is expected to debut on the internet later on this week. From director Andrew Stanton of Pixar fame, John Carter goes to Mars this March.

Muppets and Arthur Christmas face off over holiday weekend

It was a big weekend at the movies this Thanksgiving, with The Muppets and Arthur Christmas–along with Martin Scorsese’s 3-D movie Hugo–all opening on Wednesday. Both The Muppets and Arthur found terrific success with critics, with both films earning a “Freshness” rating of over 90% over at Although neither film was any match for […]

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas: Remastered Deluxe Edition

No big reason to upgrade on this minor Christmas classic, but it does look a tiny bit better on Blu.

Cars 2’s Victor Navone takes the wheel!

With Cars 2 racing onto home video, Jeremie catches up with one of the movie’s Directing Animators, Victor Navone, who speaks about returning to the animated automobile world!

UPA cartoons coming to DVD!!!

This is probably the DVD release news of the year for cartoon buffs… Jerry Beck spilled the beans at his Cartoon Brew website, and the news is very good indeed. The long-wished for UPA cartoons will be getting two box set releases in the coming months— a UPA Jolly Frolics set from TCM, and a […]

Arthur Christmas composer Harry Gregson-Williams: from Venice Beach to the North Pole!

Jeremie speaks exclusively with composer Harry Gregson-Williams, as Aardman’s first collaboration with Sony, Arthur Christmas, gets set to deliver festive fun!

Happy Feet Two opens

Warner Bros.’ much marketed animated sequel Happy Feet Two opened all across the nation today, in 2D, 3-D and IMAX theaters. So far, the sequel’s not quite getting the warm critical reception that the original movie did, with an average 43% “Freshness” rating over at It’s also not expected to repeat its box office […]

Cars 2

Lacking any of the heart or speed of the original, this flat as a flat tyre sequel finds Pixar running awfully low on gas, and the extras scrape the barrel in trying to tune-up a rare misfire that doesn’t get out of the pit-stop let alone make the finish line.

Happiness Is… Peanuts – Snow Days

This DVD may not do much to promote oodles of happiness, but it does manage to evoke a smile or two at least.

Tom and Jerry: Fur Flying Adventures Vol. 3

Despite having some of the best Chuck Jones directed cartoons, Warner Brothers Home Video fails to impress with this random playlist of Tom and Jerry shorts.

Can Tintin become a frontrunner for Best Animated Feature this year?

It may be a rare year that will see five nominations in the Best Animated Feature category at the Oscars, but Indie Wire is already predicting that it will essentially be a battle between two movies: The critically acclaimed Rango from earlier this year, and Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin. The only thing that could possibly […]

New Pirates: Band of Misfits trailer

Arrrr! The full trailer for Aardman Animation’s The Pirates: Band of Misfits has just been revealed and can be viewed at The film marks the studio’s first stop motion feature since 2005’s Wallace and Gromit movie. Starring Hugh Grant, Selma Hayek and Imelda Staunton, The Pirates be seeking box office booty from moviegoers next March.

Much more South Park is on the way

South Park fans don’t have to worry about their favorite trash-talking children going anywhere anytime soon. Screen Rant is reporting that the TV series has been renewed until its 20th season, meaning that it will stay on the air until at least 2016 now. At one point, it was rumored that South Park would end after […]

Brand new trailer for Pixar’s Brave

A brand new full trailer for Pixar’s upcoming animated adventure Brave has just been unveiled online and can be watched over at Disney-Pixar’s YouTube Channel. Directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman and featuring the voices of Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson, Robbie Coltrane, and Julie Walters, Brave opens in […]

Family Guy: Volume 9 coming to DVD in December

After having its release delayed for months, the ninth volume of FOX’s adult cartoon series Family Guy will finally be available on December 13th, according to Highlights on the set will include Brian and Stewie, the show’s controversial 150th episode, as well as And Then There Were Fewer, the hour long murder mystery special […]

New Brave images revealed

Screen Rant has three new images from Disney and Pixar’s upcoming Brave, two of which featuring new characters from the film. The stills indicate that the movie will be at least somewhat similar to DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon in terms of visual tone. The first ever fairy tale from Pixar, Brave comes to […]

Final Happy Feet Two trailer now online

Only three days before the film’s release, Warner Bros. has decided to release one last trailer for Happy Feet Two, which can be seen over at Yahoo! Movies. The sequel to the 2006 animated hit comes to theaters and IMAX 3-D on Friday.

Serkis: Hobbit trailer is “just around the corner”

In an interview with IGN, motion-capture superstar Andy Serkis revealed that the first trailer for the hotly anticipated The Hobbit can be expected to appear in the near future. “There will be a trailer fairly soon, actually. Around Christmas time, I believe,” the actor said. “It’s just around the corner.” In addition to reprising his […]

Kristen Stewart joining Akira?

With the live-action Akira remake finally making its way toward production, Twitch is reporting that Twilight actress Kristen Stewart might be up for the female lead in the film. Other actors who are apparently being offered roles include Gary Oldman, Keira Knightley and Helena Bonham Carter. Said to have a production budget of at least $90 […]

Even more Muppets posters

With the release of the movie only days away now, Disney has released three new posters for The Muppets, this time spoofing the ever-popular Twilight film trailers. The first poster has Kermit the Frog as Edward Cullen while the second features Miss Piggy as “Bella Swine.” The third one–probably the best of the pack–showcases Rowlf the […]

IFC centre to host Studio Ghibli retrospective

Studio Ghibli and distributor GKIDS will bring a 15-film retrospective to New York’s IFC Center beginning December 16th, reports Collider. Featuring new 35mm prints, and both subtitled and English-dubbed versions, the retrospective will run until January 12th. All fifteen Studio Ghibli feature films produced between 1984 and 2008 will be screened, including Hayao Miyazaki’s Academy […]

Clip from the new Toy Story short film

Collider shares a new clip from Toy Story: Small Fry, the new Toy Story short film which focuses on Buzz Lightyear getting left behind at a restaurant and trying to find his way home with the help of some Happy Meal-like toys. Featuring the voices of Tim Allen, Tom Hanks, John Ratzenberger, and Joan Cusack, […]

Tangled Ever After coming to theaters

Originally planned as an animated TV special, Disney’s mini Tangled sequel Tangled Ever After is set to be shown on the big screen with Beauty and the Beast 3-D, according to The plot of the short will be centered around Flynn and Rapunzel’s wedding, but will be mostly focused on the animal sidekicks from […]

Phineas and Ferb get a fourth season

Disney’s wacky animated brothers Phineas and Ferb will be back for more hijinks on the Disney Channel, which just ordered a fourth season of the hit TV series, is reporting. In a press release issued by the studio, Disney also confirmed previous rumors that the upcoming theatrical Phineas and Ferb movie will in fact be […]

Toy Story / Toy Story 2 / Toy Story 3 – 3D Editions

The toys are back on disc, now with an added dimension in these reissued combo packs that bundle in 3D and Digital Copy platters. The supplements are as plentiful as ever, but what about the new perspective?

Puss In Boots: composer Henry Jackman’s Spanish Hour

As Puss In Boots proves to be DreamWorks’ biggest animated hit in ages, Jeremie Noyer speaks exclusively with the film’s prolific composer Henry Jackman about his boot-iful score!

The Muppets Are in the Hot Seat!

Just because we cannot get enough of the Muppets and their newest movie, we found some interviews for you to enjoy. Walter, Miss Piggy, Kermit, Fozzie, Gonzo, and some of the humans that appear in the film answer questions and entertain fans There are fourteen, count’em, fourteen wonderful interviews to distract yourself with for the […]

Young Justice: Season 1, Volume 2

Young Justice is an exciting series for the pre-teen crowd, but its unoriginal plots do not live up to Warner Brothers Animation’s previous top quality shows.

Victory once more for Puss in Boots

Proving that opening the movie a week early was a good idea after all, Puss in Boots scored another box office victory this weekend, dropping only 3% for a take of $33 million. The animated adventure film beat newcomer Tower Heist, the Eddie Murphy/Ben Stiller caper comedy that was expected to open on top. Currently, Puss in […]