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Oscar Nominated Shorts 2017

Review: The 2017 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

by slaion February 23, 2017
This year’s animated shorts, presented in theaters and online by ShortsHD, features mostly a somber mix of animated tales with just the one exception from Pixar. There was also another R-rated short among the nominees, which again was screened last for the younger audience to leave beforehand. I’m not sure this year’s mix would entertain […]
The LEGO Batman Movie

Review: “The LEGO Batman Movie” – Bet On Black (& Yellow)

by Grant Whiteon February 4, 2017
The LEGO Movie was a surprise hit in 2014, with no one expecting the witty, heartfelt tale laced with political commentary that we got. Who would have expected a film based on a toy line to be so critical of consumer culture? The film’s success led to the swift announcement of sequels and spin offs, […]

Kubo and the Two Strings

Kubo, Moana & Zootopia Nominated For Oscars

by Peter Paltridgeon January 24, 2017
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released its official nominations list for this year’s Oscars, and between the 874th and 875th mentions of La La Land you can find a short list for Best Animated Feature. DreamWorks Animation was completely shut out, and those jabbering yellow things never even got through the […]
Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart is the New Number 2 in Sony’s “The Emoji Movie”

by Ed Liuon January 20, 2017
Sony Pictures Animation presented their upcoming features at a presentation on Wednesday, revealing that Sir Patrick Stewart will be playing the role of the Poop Emoji in The Emoji Movie. Yes, really. His casting overshadowed the other new cast member announcements of new cast members Jennifer Coolidge, Maya Rudolph, and Jake T. Austin. Previously announced […]

glass ceiling

“Glass Ceiling”: A New Crowdfunded Animated Short

by Peter Paltridgeon December 19, 2016
“Glass Ceiling” is a cartoon short now under production at the Savannah College of Art and Design, directed and Produced by Cierra Maach (currently a Senior at Savannah). Cierra is commanding a twenty-two member team, made up of her classmates, to work on the animation. It’s an abstract short where a man and a woman […]

Despicable Trailer Roundup, Baby: “Despicable Me 3” and “Boss Baby” Trailers Released

by Ed Liuon December 16, 2016
With the holiday season upon us, thoughts turn to sugarplum fairies dancing in our heads, lords a-leaping, menorahs being lit, and the raft of animated movies coming our way in 2017. Universal/Illumination and DreamWorks Animation SKG have got the latter bit covered, at least, releasing new trailers for Despicable Me 3 and Boss Baby, respectively. […]

Billy Dee Williams

Billy Dee Williams to Voice Two-Face in “The LEGO Batman Movie”

by Ed Liuon December 1, 2016
On his Twitter feed, director Chris McKay confirmed that actor Billy Dee Williams will be voicing Two-Face in The LEGO Batman Movie. The actor played Gotham City District Attorney Harvey Dent, the alter-ego of Two-Face, in the first Tim Burton Batman movie, but never reprised the role in any of the movies afterwards, although draft […]
Moana Maui

NY Times on How and Why Maui Got So Big in Disney’s”Moana”

by Ed Liuon November 22, 2016
The New York Times examines the thinking that went into the character design of Maui, the demigod with the voice of Dwayne Johnson and animation supervision by Mack Kablan and Eric Goldberg, in Disney’s upcoming animated feature film Moana. The character is well-known in lore across the South Pacific islands, but nearly all earlier depictions […]

Cars 3

Teaser Trailer for “Cars 3” Released

by Ed Liuon November 21, 2016
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