Month: November 2016

Goosebumps director Rob Letterman to helm Detective Pikachu
New Surf’s Up 2 trailer splashes online

The new trailer for Surf’s Up 2: Wavemania! is now online for your viewing pleasure. The sequel–which comes out more than nine years after the original opened in 2007–arrives on disc in January.

Laika needs to license their properties to thrive
Billy Dee Williams will finally get to play Two-Face in The Lego Batman Movie
International Cars 3 poster a lot less intense than domestic one
Moana should enjoy another weekend on top of box office
Chris Meledandri discusses bringing Sing to musical life
Celebrating the “quirky brilliance” of the violent Transformers: The Movie
How The Critic became a critical darling
Rock Dog trailer now online

In case you missed it when it first premiered, the trailer for Rock Dog–a Chinese/American co-production–has dropped online, and can be viewed in the player below. Also below is an official plot summary and cast list. Rock Dog comes to theaters from Summit Entertainment next February. When a radio falls from the sky into the […]

Dramatic Cars 3 poster shows Lightning McQueen crashing
Kubo And The Two Strings

Laika steps up stop-motion, and largely western animation in general, with this beautiful and deeply heartfelt tale, nicely showcased on this disc.


Disney knows their way around princess movies. But while Moana is very beautiful and very entertaining, who knows how far they could have gone if they’d taken a few more risks instead of playing it safe.

Zootopia leads Annie Award nominations

Disney’s Zootopia dominated the Annie Awards this morning with eleven nominations, including Best Animated Feature, Best Directing in a Feature Film, and Best Voice Acting for Jason Bateman as Nick Wilde. Close behind Zootopia was Kubo and the Two Strings, which scored ten nominations. A full list of nominees can be found here, while a […]

Moana has second best Thanksgiving opening of all time

Disney’s fantastic year at the box office continued this weekend with the release of Moana, which dominated the box office with a debut of $55 million, Box Office Mojo is reporting. That’s the second best opening weekend ever for Thanksgiving, behind only Frozen’s $67 million debut. Moana’s five day opening weekend was an estimated $81 […]

Meet the guy who created a YouTube phenomenon with a Bee Movie parody video
Gaston showcased in new Beauty and the Beast image
2016 CTN Animation Expo Exclusive

An exclusive look at one of the biggest animation conventions, featuring live demonstrations from animators Andreas Deja, James Lopez, and Russ Edmonds.

Moana is already a big hit

Disney’s Moana got off to a strong start on Wednesday, scoring the best opening day before Thanksgiving of all time with $15.6 million, Box Office Mojo is reporting. The previous record holder was Frozen when it opened in 2013, but that film also dealt with extreme competition from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Thanksgiving day […]

Does Avatar 2 now have a release date?
Ten animated shorts compete for Oscar
Moana opens

Disney’s much-anticipated Moana opens on nearly 4,000 screens today, Box Office Mojo is reporting. The movie is faring extremely well with critics, with a “freshness” rating of 99% over at Rotten Tomatoes. The consensus? “With a title character as three-dimensional as its lush animation and a story that adds fresh depth to Disney’s time-tested formula, […]

Rogue One tracking for $100 million+ opening
Steven Universe gets official comic book series
Frozen and Marvel-themed lands are coming to Hong Kong Disneyland
Watch the trailer for Disney’s Inner Workings

A trailer for Disney’s new short Inner Workers is now online for your viewing pleasure. It is premiering on the big screen with Moana, which is now playing in theaters.

The Trolls soundtrack is quietly approaching the top of the Billboard chart
Justice League Action premiering on Cartoon Network in December
New Coco logo revealed

Disney and Pixar have just revealed a new logo for Coco on their official Facebook page, and you can check it out below. The movie opens exactly one year from today.