Month: February 2016 – page 3

Kung Fu Panda 3 is still holding on to second place at box office
Watch a new TV spot for The Jungle Book

A new TV spot for The Jungle Book is now online for your viewing pleasure. The action adventure film roars into theaters on April 15th.

Watch 30-second preview of new and returning Disney XD animated shows

Here is a 30-second preview that aired during the Gravity Falls series finale promoting new and returning animated shows to air on Disney XD in 2016. The returning shows highlighted are Star vs. The Forces of Evil and Future-Worm! The new shows highlighted are Monty Murphy’s Law starring “Weird Al” Yankovic and LEGO Star Wars: […]

Practically perfect casting? Emily Blunt in talks to be Mary Poppins
Ice Age Easter special to air on FOX in March
When Marnie Was There director reflects on his Oscar-nominated film
Charlie Kaufman is surprised that animation gets no respect
Shakira demanded a ‘curvier’ character in Zootopia
Coding computer animation in 1964 looked a lot like it does in 2016
Annecy hosts 4th Disney Art Challenge, Finding Dory preview
Check out these radical new posters for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2
Some cinematographers arguing for a second Oscar category for VFX-heavy films
Brad Breeck talks about composing the music to Gravity Falls
Homer will answer viewer questions live on The Simpsons
Batman: Bad Blood

Following Batman’s disappearance, Dick Grayson dons the cowl of the Bat, and is joined by more members of an expanding Bat-family.

Watch the first LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises short Poe to the Rescue

Disney has been kind enough to post in full the first LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises short Poe to the Rescue, which aired immediately after the Gravity Falls series finale on Disney XD.

Kristen Bell has a cameo that no one noticed in that Zootopia trailer
Expanded Rescuers Down Under soundtrack announced
The Canadian animation behind The Little Prince
Colorful (and crowded) new poster for Alice Through the Looking Glass now online
New theme song for The Powerpuff Girls revealed

The new theme song for Cartoon Network’s reboot of The Powerpuff Girls is now online (which many will probably think isn’t quite as catchy or cute as the first show’s theme). The series is set to debut in March.

Watch the new trailer for Sing

The first trailer for Illumination Animation’s Sing is now online. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Seth MacFarlane, and Reese Witherspoon, the musical comedy opens everywhere this Christmas.

Star Wars: Episode VIII production announcement video released

A new production announcement video for Star Wars: Episode VIII has just been released, teasing the continuation of The Force Awakens’ closing scene. Directed by Rian Johnson (Looper), the highly anticipated movie opens everywhere Christmas 2017.

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs: Walt Disney Signature Collection

Disney’s first feature is back on Blu-ray in a decent, maybe even solid but certainly not spectacular edition that repeats as many extras as it drops more significant ones.

Kung Fu Panda 3 has solid hold even as Deadpool slices apart February records
Watch the “stunning animation” A Little Time Off Ahead

Last week, NPR helped launch a new music video for Vandaveer’s A Little Time Off Ahead. For those who don’t know the “alternative folk group,” it’s said that if you’re at all familiar with deeper musical knowledge, when you consider Vandaveer, it should bring to mind Nigel Godrich pulling a T Bone Burnett with an […]