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Naoko Yamada To Attend Glasgow Film Festival Screening Of ‘A Silent Voice’

by Grant Whiteon February 6, 2017
Director Naoko Yamada will be making a rare appearance outside of Japan to discuss her latest film A Silent Voice after a screening to be held by Anime Limited. Occurring at the Glasgow Film Festival Thursday 23rd February, Yamada (whose credits include K-On! and Tamako Market) will discuss with noted anime historian Jonathan Clements the […]
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, […]

LEGO Batman Shows You His Gotham Crib

by Alex Beanon February 3, 2017
The LEGO Batman Movie releases on February 10, 2017 but you don’t have to wait that long to see Batman’s lobster thermidore, dolphins and his secret room… Be our first to comment

Review: “Summer Wars” Is a Digital Delight

by Neo Yion February 3, 2017
One of my fondest memories from my youth were the annual family reunions. As I stood and watched the nearly 30 – 40 people I was related to – whether through blood or marriage – I was overcome with a powerful sense of pride; “The Yi Clan” as I affectionately would say to myself. I haven’t […]

Review: Disney’s “Pinocchio” Signature Edition Brings Back a Timeless Tale

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison February 2, 2017
Today, the Walt Disney company has a well-established tradition of taking literary work and reinterpreting it for popular consumption with its own amicably creative twist, and the precedent for all of that began in 1940 with its second feature film Pinocchio. Based on Carlo Collodi’s 19th century children’s book The Adventures of Pinocchio, the movie […]
Summer Camp Island

Cartoon Network Greenlights “Summer Camp Island”

by Ed Liuon January 30, 2017
Pack Your Bags for Summer Camp! Cartoon Network Greenlights 2017 Sundance Film Festival Selection Summer Camp Island Based on Original Short Created by Julia Pott Cartoon Network greenlights Summer Camp Island, a wildly imaginative animated series based on the original short created by Julia Pott (Adventure Time). Having completed a momentous run at this year’s […]

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Craft Offers Free Facebook Art Galleries

by Peter Paltridgeon January 30, 2017
A couple months ago we reported on a new web service called Craft which maintains a database of over 22 animated projects (and growing) where all development artifacts are displayed in their entirety, from the scripts (with notes) to character design, backgrounds, color keys, concept art, storyboards, and animation tests. The material was gathered directly […]

Soundtrack To Be Available For Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

by Alex Beanon January 25, 2017
The video game film adaptation “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” releases on January 27, 2017 but you can preorder the music from the film’s soundtrack. Tracks from the upcoming film have been made available on Apple iTunes and can be pre-ordered when they become available on Friday in conjunction with the release of the film. […]

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 […]
Star Wars Episode 8 VIII: The Last Jedi

“Star Wars: Episode VIII” Gets Official Title and Release Date of December 15, 2017

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2017
Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Studios have announced that the subtitle of Episode VIII in the Star Wars saga will be The Last Jedi, and will be released on December 15, 2017. The movie will be written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, […]