Chicken Little, Disney’s first solo attempt at a CG-animated movie since 2000’s botched Dinosaur, proves that they are ready for a post-Pixar world. The humiliating days when Disney had to outsource the magic are over. This new film doesn’t just contradict all those who predicted its spectacular failure. Disney has captured the personality of a […]
Here it is: Disney’s first CGI animated feature following its breakup with Pixar. I could get right into the panic of fans (myself included) who watched Disney’s traditional animation house crumble and, upon learning of this new direction, ran through the streets crying, “The sky is falling!” But business must come first. In the old […]
Magma Films and Pictorion Media have joined forces to create a state-of-the-art animation studio, C21Media reports. The joint-venture production facility — based in Hamburg and Dusseldorf — will be called Pictorion Magma Animation, offering full service for 2D and 3D TV series as well as for feature films.
Warner Bros. Home Video has a dubious record when it comes to animated series DVD releases. Some receive fully featured box sets, others are relegated to piecemeal, often less than satisfying individual discs. Teen Titans: Fear Itself is one of the latter, but this time a great episode counts makes it worth picking up. This […]
Human Crossing sounds like a good idea: an anthology of adult-oriented dramas, each exposing the difficulties of a different set of social relationships. Unfortunately, the intriguing concept is almost its only advantage. The visuals are the most obvious and biggest disappointment. Yes, this isn’t an action show, but there are minimal standards below which a […]
4Kids Entertainment Home Video, Inc., in association with FUNimation Entertainment, will release Winx Club Volume 2: The Power of Dragon Fire on DVD on November 15, 2005. The DVD features six episodes of the series and carries a running time of approximately 135 minutes. It will retail for $14.98 SRP. The following is a track […]
Veteran animator Don Bluth and his artistic partner Gary Goldman have donated more than 1 million pieces of their animation artwork to the Savannah College of Art and Design. The gift, valued at several million dollars, includes animation cels, drawings, and sketches from works such as The Secret of N.I.M.H., An American Tail, All Dogs […]
An assortment of comic book previews are available throughout the Internet. – A profile on Marvel Comics writer Daniel Way at Comicon.com’s PULSE NEws includes several preview pages for Wolverine #35, which was released last week. – Newsarama.com has a four-page preview of Udon Studio’s Exalted #1, on comic book stands now. The fantasy comic […]