Month: February 2016

How Kristen Bell got a cameo in Zootopia
Ex-Machina’s surprise Oscar win is a triumph for low budget special effects
Japanese cartoon Molang now available on YouTube from Disney

Disney Junior’s YouTube channel has recently uploaded several episodes of the Japanese cartoon show Molang, which focuses on the adorable misadventures of a bunny and a chick. Previously, Disney had only made the series available through streaming on their “Watch Disney Junior” app. Unless sheer cuteness proves hazardous to your health, you can watch three […]

The Return Of 2015: Animated Views’ Review Of The Year!

As awards season comes to an end, we offer our own appraisal of the last year’s offerings in film, home video, books, music and more!

Inside Out, Ex Machina, Bear Story win Oscars

Inside Out’s Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature at the 88th Annual Academy Awards. It was Docter’s eighth nomination and second win, and Rivera’s second nomination and first win.

Walt Disney apologized for Fantasia in uncovered Oscar speech from 1942
How John Williams brought The Force Awakens to musical life

In this new video released by Disney, the legendary John Williams discusses returning to a galaxy far, far away with his Oscar-nominated score for The Force Awakens. Williams, of course, has composed the music for every live-action Star Wars movie to date.

Kung Fu Panda 3 is now China’s biggest animated movie ever
Zootopia is already a hit internationally
New TV spot for The Jungle Book released

A new TV spot for The Jungle Book has just made its way online. The ad also reveals that tickets for the movie are now on sale.

Blue Sky’s Ferdinand pushed back to July 21st, 2017
Oscar Night 2016

It’s time for the winners of the 88th Annual Academy Awards to be revealed ! Check out the consensus picks in our contest and join us for a live chat during the show.

Celebrate Pokemon 20th anniversary with a 24-hour marathon of anime series
Finding Dory sneak peek announces first full trailer to drop on March 2nd
Only Yesterday producer discusses 25 year journey to bring English-language dub to North America
Tarantino says he’ll never work with Disney after Hateful Eight/Star Wars dispute
DreamWorks Animation launching TV channel in Singapore
Five things we learned about the animation Oscar nominees
Deadpool face-animation tech embroiled in Hollywood legal battle
Analyzing the acting in the feature animation Oscar nominees
Mano Studios to bring Ghibli-style animation to Pakistan
Netflix continues anime push with Perfect Bones
First look at Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s Fitz and Simmons on Ultimate Spider-Man
Has Slimer just been confirmed for the new Ghostbusters?