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SDCC2011: Toonzone Interviews Voice Actor Kevin Michael Richardson

Photo by Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons While at the San Diego Comic-Con, Toonzone was able to catch up with animation voice over veteran, Kevin Michael Richardson. The long-time actor can currently be heard as Bulkhead on Transformers: Prime, Jabba the Hutt on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and Cleveland Junior on The Cleveland Show. […]

SDCC2011: "Batman: Year One" Panel Report and Review

DC Animation’s latest DTV Batman: Year One made its world premiere at San Diego’s ComicCon on July 22, 2011 (with general release on October 18). A prevalent theme at the post-screening panel was the movie’s faithfulness to its source material, Frank Miller’s epochal miniseries from 1987. The production crew “tried to be as faithful to […]

SDCC2011: Sony Pictures Animation and Aardman Animations' Upcoming Films Previewed

Aardman Animation, home of Wallace & Gromit, in association with Sony Pictures Animation, made their first ever Comic Con appearance to preview their two new films. The Pirates! Band of Misfits, a 3D stop-motion animated film, shows the adventures of a ragtag group of pirates. Hugh Grant leads an all-star cast including Martin Freeman, Brendan […]

"Winnie the Pooh" Delivers Simple Joy

Cynics and sentimentalists can debate whether Winnie the Pooh represents a renewed dedication to 2D animation by Disney, or another stab at sustaining a profitable merchandising brand. Whichever is the case, what isn’t debatable is that the new movie undoubtedly works as both a beautiful and innocent introduction to A. A. Milne’s characters and as […]

Jeffrey Katzenberg Declares "Bloom is Off the 3D Rose," States Recent Movies "Suck"

In an interview with Fortune magazine’s Andy Serwer, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg agreed that “the bloom is off the rose for a moment in time” for 3D technology, a notable backpedal from earlier declarations that 3D filmmaking would be as transformative to moviemaking as sound. He also stated that the current state of Hollywood […]

New "Winnie the Pooh" Clip & Behind-the-Scenes Videos Released

Walt Disney Animation Studios has released a new clip from Winnie the Pooh, which marks the return of the iconic toy bear to movie screens: In addition, the following behind-the-scenes clip has been released showing Disney’s KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Anthony Aranda, Raven Devanney and Makai Weber Colvin interviewing several of the stars of hte […]

"Batman: Year One" Trailer Posted; Catwoman Short Included (UPDATED Jul 13, 2011)

MTV has posted the trailer for the upcoming DC Universe animated film Batman: Year One. Click the image below to play the trailer. Based on Frank Miller and Dave Mazzucchelli’s story, the film chronicles Bruce Wayne’s first mission as the Caped Crusader. The film will feature the voices of Benjamin McKenzie (The O.C.) as Bruce […]

New "Winnie the Pooh" Clip Released; Tom Kenny Interviewed on Being Rabbit

A new video clip has been released from Winnie the Pooh, opening in theaters this Friday, July 15, 2011: In addition, Cinema Blend has posted an interview with voice actor Tom Kenny about his role as Rabbit in the movie. Among other topics, Kenny discusses the direction he got from the producers regarding past versions […]

New York Post on Disney's New "Winnie the Pooh" Movie

The New York Post has taken a look at Disney’s upcoming new Winnie the Pooh movie, opening this Friday, July 15, 2011. The article quotes longtime Disney animator Burny Mattinson, who worked on the original Pooh movies, on the original films and the ambivalent reception Walt Disney had for them; the effort to maintain the […]

UK Trailer For Studio Ghibli's "Arrietty" Posted

Twitchfilm.com has posted a recently-released theatrical trailer for Studio Ghibli’s Arrietty, based on Mary Norton’s book “The Borrowers.” The film tells the story of a family of small people living underneath a human household. The trailer features the voice talent of the UK voice cast that includes the talents of Saoirse Ronan, Mark Strong, Tom […]

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