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"How to Train Your Dragon" Dominates 38th Annual Annie Awards

The 38th Annual Annie Awards were handed out over the weekend, with DreamWorks’ How to Train Your Dragon dominating with a total of 10 awards including Best Animated Feature. Other prominent winners include Pixar’s “Day and Night” for Best Animated Short, the Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special for Best Animated TV Production, and SpongeBob SquarePants […]

Turnaround Videos and Stills for "Cars 2"

Walt Disney Studios has released the following turnaround videos to introduce new characters and old friends in Disney/Pixar’s Cars 2. The following stills and posters have also been released. Click any thumbnail to enlarge: Cars 2 is slated for release on June 24, 2011. Check out Toonzone News’ earlier coverage of Cars 2.

"Dead Space Aftermath" Mostly Dead on Arrival

Like Dante’s Inferno, Dead Space Aftermath was animated as an anthology film, with different hand-drawn animation studios and directors handling each of the 4 sequences detailing the survivors’ experiences, with one over-arching framing device holding them all together. Individually, each of these chapters is quite well-done; as with Dante’s Inferno, I hesitate to call it […]

"Dante's Inferno" Should Be Condemned to the Circle of the Repetitive and Boring

I really do try to be as objective as possible walking into a new DVD for review, but when the trailer to Dante’s Inferno was released, I couldn’t help but think that it looked hilariously awful. The purist/cultural snob couldn’t even be that offended by the complete misappropriation of one of the great classics of […]

"Tangled" Comes to DVD, Blu-ray, and 3-D Blu-ray on March 29, 2011

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that Tangled will be coming to DVD, Blu-ray, and 3-D Blu-ray on March 29, 2011. A trailer for the DVD is embedded below: The retelling of “Rapunzel” stars Mandy Moore as Rapunzel and Zachary Levi as the dashing bandit Flynn Rider. The movie will be released as a […]

"Toy Story 3" & "Dragon" Oscar Contenders

The Hollywood Reporter reports the nominees for this year’s Academy Awards. The hit Disney/Pixar film Toy Story 3 has been nominated for 5 Oscars, including Best Animated Film and Best Picture. Also nominated is the Dreamworks film How to Train Your Dragon, which is nominated for 2 awards including Best Animated Film. Alice in Wonderland, […]

"Cars 2" Showroom Turntable Video and Character Posters Released

Walt Disney Studios and Pixar have released the following Cars 2 Showroom Turntable video for Lightning McQueen: The following character posters have also been released. Click any thumbnail to enlarge: Owen Wilson and Larry the Cable Guy will return in Cars 2 as Lightning McQueen and Tow Mater, respectively. The movie is scheduled for release […]

Disney Planning "Phineas and Ferb" Feature

Walt Disney is developing a feature film based on its Disney Channel franchise Phineas and Ferb, Deadline Hollywood reports. The plans apparently call for a live-action/animation hybrid. It is not clear from the news article whether the project, which was announced by the Disney Channel’s Gary Marsh, would be released on a theatrical or television […]

"Tangled" Director: No Sequel Planned

Moviehole.net has spoken with Byron Howard and Nathan Greno, the directors of Disney’s latest animated feature Tangled, about the prospect of a sequel to the movie after its impressive $150 million domestic box office ticket sales. Greno is quoted saying, “We don’t do sequels just because the first film did really well at the box […]

US Postal Service Rolling Out Pixar Stamps in 2011

The United States Postal Service will honor the films of the Pixar Animation Studios in a line of stamps set to go on sale starting August 19, 2011. Each pane of 20 stamps will use five designs featuring Lightning McQueen and Mater from Cars; Remy the rat and Linguini from Ratatouille; Buzz Lightyear and several […]

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