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Hundreds of cartoons from 1926 have just become public domain
Disney quietly announces Rio 3, animated Night at the Museum

In an online press kit for The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild, Disney discreetly announced two upcoming projects. In the bio section for screenwriter Jim Hecht, it says that his future films “include the next installment in the Rio franchise and an animated feature version of the Night at the Museum movie franchise for […]

Disney’s Encanto wins Animated Feature Golden Globe
Plot summary released for The Bob’s Burgers Movie; PG-13 rating confirmed

An official plot summary for The Bob’s Burgers Movie has been released by 20th Century Studios, and you can read it below (it sounds like the Belchers are going to have their hands full). In addition, the website confirms that the movie will receive a PG-13 rating. The big screen version of the cult TV series will […]

Netflix developing Scott Pilgrim anime series with creator Bryan Lee O’Malley
The Fraggles are Back to the Rock in full trailer for reboot series

A full trailer for Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock is now online, and can be checked out in the player above. Although a reboot series, most fans will probably agree it looks extremely faithful to the original Jim Henson show. It premieres on Apple TV+ late this month.

AMC Network acquires anime distributor and streamer Sentai
The Bat and The Cat join forces in new The Batman trailer

A new action-packed trailer for The Batman is now online, and can be checked out in the player above. Be warned that this preview contains a lot of new footage, so you may want to just wait until the movie itself comes out, as a lot of this could be considered spoilers. The Batman swoops into theaters in […]

Things get out of hand in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness teaser

Marvel and Disney have released the first teaser trailer to Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which can be viewed above. The second Doctor Strange feature picks up after the events of the just released Spider-Man: No Way Home. A collision course with friend-turned-enemy Mordo takes dramatic turns, forcing Strange to seek assistance from […]

2022 Annie Awards nominations announced
Amazon to unlock Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina early on January 28th

As an early Christmas present to fans, Amazon has announced that they are unlocking the premiere of Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina a week early on Friday, January 28th. They also released a short clip, which can be viewed above. The animated series is an adaptation of the first campaign of Critical Role, […]

It’s good to be bad with DreamWorks’ The Bad Guys trailer

Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation have released the trailer for the latter’s upcoming feature The Bad Guys, which can be viewed above. Adapted from the popular children’s graphic novel series by Aaron Blabey, the film focuses on a rag-tag gang of anthropomorphic animals who indulge in their dangerous nature as villains. Soon, the leader Mr. […]

Twenty-six films eligible for Animated Feature Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that twenty-six features are eligible for consideration for the Animated Feature Film category at the 94th Academy Awards — though some have not yet had their required qualifying release. The films up for potential nomination are: The Addams Family 2 The Ape Star Back to […]

First look at Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse released

As Marvel fans are salivating for the release of Spider-Man: No Way Home in a few weeks, Sony has whetted their appetites with a first look at another anticipated Spdiey release, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse: Part 1. Yes, you read that right, the sequel to the acclaimed 2018 Oscar-winner will be a two-part movie event […]

Encanto leads the box office, but opens lower than expected
Encanto opens