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Reel FX Announces Jorge Gutierrez's "Untitled Kung Fu Space Western"

by Todd DuBoison February 19, 2015
In an interview with Toonzone news last month The Book of Life director Jorge Gutierrez revealed that he was doing writing and designing for his next film, a “Mexican kung-fu movie”, and now Reel FX has formally announced the project and released the first piece of concept art for the director’s “Untitled Kung Fu Space […]
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Review: "The Book of Life" Blu-ray is a Delightful Feast of Excess

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2015
The Book of Life is an exuberant, almost overwhelming riot of a movie that is a blast of fresh air in the increasingly crowded field of kids’ animated feature films. It delivers a carefully calibrated measure of excess, overwhelming audiences with its visual flair and energy by drawing on Mexican folk art traditions, especially those […]

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Entering the Land of the Remembered in "The Book of Life"

by Ed Liuon January 8, 2015
Animation Scoop has posted a brief interview and several video clips with director Jorge Gutierrez discussing the scene of Manolo entering the Land of the Remembered in the CGI animated feature film The Book of Life. Gutierrez discusses the many challenges of the scene (which received a very prominent place in the trailers for the […]
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Hollywood Reporter Posts First Look at Guillermo del Toro-Produced "The Book of Life" Concept Art

by Ed Liuon February 26, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter has posted two pieces of concept art from The Book of Life, an upcoming animated feature film from Fox Animation and Reel FX Studios (Free Birds), co-written and directed by Jorge Gutierrez and co-produced by Guillermo del Toro. The Book of Life is based on the Mexican Day of the Dead holiday, […]

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CLIP: "Free Birds" Clips and Behind-the-Scenes Videos Released

by Ed Liuon November 1, 2013
With its opening in theaters this weekend, Reel FX and Relativity Media have released the following clips from Free Birds, the CGI animated feature directed by Jimmy Hayward (Horton Hears a Who!) and starring Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, and Amy Poehler as turkeys traveling in time to prevent the first Thanksgiving. CLIPS BEHIND THE SCENES […]
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Review: "Free Birds" Makes Dumb, Funny Looking, Entertaining Birds

by 90'sCartoonManon November 1, 2013
When it comes to dumb, talking cartoon animals, it’s kind of a surprise there aren’t more animated turkeys. Birds that don’t fly and have weird things hanging off their faces? That’s hilarious. And turkeys are dumb. Real dumb. Reel FX’s Free Birds, written by Jimmy Hayward and Scott Mosier and directed by Hayward, manages to […]

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Toonzone Interviews Director Jimmy Hayward About "Free Birds"

by 90'sCartoonManon October 31, 2013
Jimmy Hayward gained early directorial prominence as a commercial director and was one of the original animators of the computer-animated television series ReBoot. He then joined Pixar Animation to work on the first Toy Story and worked with the company for over a decade. He later joined 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios as […]
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Toonzone Goes to the "Free Birds" Premiere Press Conference

by 90'sCartoonManon October 31, 2013
Jimmy Hayward gained early directorial prominence as a commercial director and was one of the original animators of the computer-animated television series ReBoot. He then joined Pixar Animation to work on the first Toy Story and worked with the company for over a decade. He later joined 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios as […]

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CLIP: New "Free Birds" Trailer Released - "Lone Wolf"

by Ed Liuon October 8, 2013
Relativity Media and Reel FX have released a new 60-second spot for Free Birds, the upcoming CGI animated feature film scheduled to premiere on November 1, 2013. Directed by Jimmy Hayward (Horton Hears a Who!) and starring Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson and Amy Poehler, Free Birds chronicles the misadventures of two mismatched time-traveling turkeys trying […]
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New "Free Birds" Trailer Released

by Ed Liuon September 27, 2013
Relativity Media and Reel FX Animation Studios have released a new trailer for Free Birds, the upcoming CGI animated feature film starring Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, and Amy Poehler and directed by Jimmy Hayward (Horton Hears a Who!). Free Birds will be released to theaters on November 1, 2013, in 2D and 3D.