Sunday, January 31, 2016

DreamWorks' Slate: What Should/Needs To Move?


Every once in a while, I talk about the release dates Fox/DreamWorks pick for the animation powerhouse's upcoming films...

Shock, But No Surprise: 'Kung Fu Panda 3' Soars in China


Kung Fu Panda 3's release date, up until its opening, had been questioned by many.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Knock Out!: 'Kung Fu Panda 3' Set To Be Another DreamWorks Hit


As expected, DreamWorks' dragon warrior panda is set to make a big splash at the box office.

Friday, January 29, 2016

If 'The BFG' Goes Over, What Will It Bring To Live-Action Disney?


If you haven't been here before, or haven't been here long enough, you'll know that I have zero interest in any of the big budget pictures that are on Walt Disney Pictures' post-summer 2016 slate. When I say Walt Disney Pictures, I'm referring to the live-action studio. The studio behind the likes of Alice in Wonderland, Pirates of the Caribbean, and more...

Why is that?

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Big Nick: Rumored Nicktoons Movie Now A Reality?


Remember that rumored Nicktoons movie? It looks like it might actually happen...

The Big Wave: First Full Trailer for 'Kubo and the Two Strings' Debuts


It's been a little over a month since LAIKA and Focus Features rolled out the teaser for the studio's next stop-motion feature Kubo & the Two Strings, and now a proper full trailer is out!

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Fury Bird: Full Trailer For 'Angry Birds Movie' Debuts


Let me get one thing out of the way... An Angry Birds movie is one of the last things the world of American feature animation needs.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Toy Tidbit: Andy's Mom To Appear in 'Toy Story 4'


According to the voice of Andy's mother herself, Laurie Metcalf, the character will appear in Toy Story 4.

Friday, January 22, 2016

More Adult Animation: Augenblick Plans Animated Feature


Update (9/1/2017): This post from time to time keeps showing up in my "most-viewed" box... Why? Was there some big Drunky update I missed the memo on?

Augenblick, an animation studio founded by Aaron Augenblick back in 1999, has been on the radar for many years.

Pandora Trip Delayed?: 'Avatar 2' Release Date Confusion


Once again, a game of release date chess is about to be played by the major studios. All because of an ongoing tale set in a galaxy far, far away...

Mockbuster Mileage: The Asylum Jumpstarts Animation Division


Ah yes... We all know The Asylum, right? We know them for their mockbuster knock-offs of big movies, the likes of Transmorphers and Snakes on a Train, among others. We also know them for Syfy Channel camp like Sharknado...

Adding a Rudder: Sony Animation's 'Popeye' Gets a Writer


Sony Animation's Popeye has been an interesting and frustrating project...

Terminated? Or Shut Down? 'Terminator: Genisys' Sequels Pulled, State of the 'Terminator' Franchise


After Disney moved Lucasfilm's hugely anticipated Star Wars: Episode VIII, Paramount found itself making some changes to their slate.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Bad Pets: New 'Secret Life of Pets' Teaser Debuts


Illumination's next film, their first original non-adaptation since 2010's Despicable Me, I mean, 2011's Hop (a movie I keep forgetting and kinda want to forget), is just a few months away...

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

The Other Side's Trailer: Great Japanese 'Zootopia' Trailer Surfaces


Before I start, I want to say that I love what the Japanese marketing arm for Disney does with Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar's films. The trailers they put together? Marvelous.

Monday, January 4, 2016

Awakening the New Generation... A 'Force Awakens' Review...

WARNING
This review contains spoilers!!

It had taken me forever to finally see this monumental film at the cinema... Yes, I have now seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and would love to go back to the theaters to see it again and again...

Saturday, January 2, 2016

In Motion: See A Few Seconds of 'Moana'


It looks like Disney Animation themselves has rung in the new year with an exciting, albeit extremely brief, bit of Moana footage!