Ron Diamond and his annual Animation Show of Shows series of international animated shorts has a new campaign on Kickstarter that is worth considering for all animation fans.
We join with the many tributes in honoring the famed and prolific British actor Christopher Lee who passed away in London this week at the age of 93.
Walt Disney Animation Studios dropped the first teaser trailer for its upcoming animated feature Zootopia and it’s a lot of fun.
Walt Disney Animation Studios is starting to show us more of the coolness that is Zootopia, their 55th animated motion picture.
Donald Duck, our favorite irascible web-footed friend, is celebrating his 81st birthday today. He made his debut in Walt Disney’s Silly Symphony short The Wise Little Hen in 1934 and he’s been making us laugh ever since.
We’re incredibly stoked about a newly announced collection of animated shorts from Walt Disney Animation Studios that will be released this summer on Digital HD and Blu-ray. Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection, coming to Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on August 11th and on Blu-ray August 18th, contains 12 of the studios’ acclaimed animated shorts from the last decade and a half. Check out the new trailer.
Check out this fantastic new one sheet for Blue Sky Studios’ upcoming feature The Peanuts Movie.
I’m no huge Madagascar fan, thus the reason it took me until the DVD release to see this film, but Penguins of Madagascar (DreamWorks Animation, 2014) is a fun, hilarious, highly enjoyable movie. I was awww’ing and lol’ing almost immediately, as we get to see Skipper, Rico, Kowalski and Private as adorable wittle penguin babies sticking it to some leopard seals and getting kicked down a mountain by some documentary filmmakers. The premise is not too bad—little funky with the octopus/doctor super-villain, but it totally fits in with the weird world of these wannabe military special-op soldiers.
The ever-awesome Matt Quest has done it again. He’s created a cool new 3D fan art model of something you’ll definitely recognize–a logo for Pixar Animation Studios’ highly anticipated feature Inside Out. Continue reading
Disclaimer: Brad Bird is one of my favorite writers/directors OAT—I’m certainly not unique in that regard—so, YES, I wanted to love Tomorrowland long before I saw it. I think that when an artist I oh-so greatly admire believes as strongly in something they’ve created as Bird seems to, I am obligated to try and really grasp their vision before I dismiss it as “muddled” or “preachy,” which are some of the nicer criticisms being spewed about the film. Of course, it is also crucial in forming meaningful opinions to step back and take in the art as executed: the good, the bad and the Clooney.