Month: August 2017 – page 2

The Nut Job 2 opens

The Nut Job 2 opens today in 4,003 theatres according to Box Office Mojo. The film is faring poorly with the critics, earning just a 15% from Rotten Tomatoes. Box Office Prophets predicts a second place opening weekend finish with $14.5 million.

Watch the Batman vs. Two-Face trailer

IGN has launched the trailer for the highly-anticipated Batman vs. Two-Face. The sequel to last year’s hit animated venture Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, it features the late Adam West’s last performance as Batman along with Burt Ward as Robin, Julie Newmar as Catwoman, and William Shatner as Two-Face. The Blu-ray will be released […]

Wonder Woman coming to Blu-ray in September
“With a smile and a song” with music historian James Bohn

Find out more about the Music In Disney’s Animated Features, a new book addressing this under-represented aspect of Disney research, in our exclusive interview!

Alfre Woodard joins The Lion King as Sarabi
That hilarious line from the Thor 3 trailer came from a Make-A-Wish kid
Despicable Me tops Shrek to become highest-grossing animated franchise
The awkward language of The Emoji Movie
Maya Rudolph on Nut Job 2, parenting, and SNL
The studio that made Castlevania explains why it was a dream project
How bad is the year in animation so far?
Watch the Guardians’ Inferno music video featuring David Hasselhoff

A new music video for Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume Two–featuring David Hasselhoff–has been released by Disney, and can be viewed in the player below. The blockbuster sequel comes to Blu-ray later this month.

Doc McStuffins quietly introduces same sex couple
2017 D23 Expo Exclusive

An exclusive recap of Disney’s biennial event, including the animation and live-action panels, Hercules 20th anniversary, and Oswald The Lucky Rabbit’s 90th birthday!

Rick And Morty: Rickmancing The Stone

Adult Swim’s brilliant series is back for its third season, possibly more hilarious and twisted than ever. If you’re not already watching it, now’s the time to start.

Jafar has now been cast for Disney’s Aladdin
The Emoji Movie

The Emoji Movie is a stupid idea for an animated movie which is also probably better than it deserves to be.

The story behind the viral LGBT animated short In A Heartbeat
Agent Carter’s Hayley Atwell joins Disney’s Christopher Robin
The Book of Life director Jorge Gutierrez takes over The Billion Brick Race
Chiwetel Ejiofor might be Scar in The Lion King
My Little Pony: The Movie gets PG rating

Possibly proving once and for all that the G rating is more or less dead, My Little Pony: The Movie has been rated PG for “mild action,” Film Ratings has confirmed. The rating is a first for the franchise which has included several straight-to-video films and one theatrical one. My Little Pony: The Movie will […]