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2015 Golden Globe Animated Nominees: LEGO, Robots, Dragons, Boxtrolls, and Dead People

by Ed Liuon December 11, 2014
The 72nd annual Golden Globe nominations have been announced by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The nominees for Best Animated Feature Film are: The LEGO Movie (Warner Bros) Big Hero 6 (Disney) How to Train Your Dragon 2 (DreamWorks Animation) The Boxtrolls (LAIKA/Focus Features) The Book of Life (Reel FX Creative Studios/20th Century Fox) In […]

17 Animated Films Considered For 2015 Golden Globe Nominations

by Todd DuBoison December 10, 2014
This week, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association identified seventeen different animated feature films that qualified to be considered for nominations for the 2015 Golden Globe Awards. The nominees will be announced on Thursday, December 11 at 8:20 AM EST, one month prior to the award ceremony on January 11, 2015. NBC will broadcast the 72nd […]

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“The Boxtrolls,” “Wander Over Yonder” Lead 42nd Annie Award Nominations

by Ed Liuon December 1, 2014
ASIFA-Hollywood has released the list of nominees for the 42nd annual Annie Awards, with LAIKA’s The Boxtrolls leading the pack in feature films with 13 total nominations including Best Animated Feature, and Disney’s Wander Over Yonder leading TV productions with 6 total nominations including Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production For Children’s Audience (Fox’s The Simpsons would […]

The Boxtrolls Yay!

“The Boxtrolls” Comes to Digital HD December 23, 2014; Blu-ray/DVD on January 20, 2015

by Ed Liuon November 19, 2014
FROM THE CREATORS OF ACADEMY AWARD®-NOMINATED FILMS CORALINE AND PARANORMAN COMES THE MAGICALLY ANIMATED MOVIE EVENT OF THE SEASON! THE BOXTROLLS ON DIGITAL HD DECEMBER 23, 2014 AND ON BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK AND DVD JANUARY 20, 2015 FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT Universal City, California, November 18, 2014 – Heroes come in all shapes and […]

20 Animated Films to Contend for the 2014 Oscars

by Todd DuBoison November 5, 2014
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced that twenty animated feature films have been submitted to be considered as award nominees for the 2014 Oscars. Provided that at least sixteen of the submissions ultimately have a mandatory qualifying run in Los Angeles and follow the Academy’s other rules for eligibility, there will again be […]

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“The Boxtrolls” at American Cinematheque on November 1, 2014

by Ed Liuon October 31, 2014
American Cinematheque will be hosting a special screening of The Boxtrolls at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica, CA, on November 1, 2014. Following the screening will be a special Q&A with Boxtrolls Directors Anthony Stacchi and Graham Annable, as well as Lead Animator and Laika CEO Travis Knight. The screening will start at 3:00 […]

Boxtrolls Scream Aaaaah!

Review: “The Boxtrolls” – Thinking Outside the Box

by Ed Liuon September 26, 2014
The Boxtrolls cements Laika’s position in the animation industry as the studio most prone to quirky, slightly creepy fun and astonishingly meticulous stop-motion animation. Based on Alan Snow’s book Here Be Monsters, The Boxtrolls tells the unusual tale of a young boy adopted by the subterranean title creatures. While the movie seems much more conventional […]
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Review: “The Boxtrolls” – Good Things Come in All Sorts of Packages

by Christopher Glennonon September 26, 2014
There are so many ways to tell a story, visually speaking, and animation provides so many options. The job of adapting Alan Snow’s novel Here Be Monsters! for the big screen fell to Laika Studios, who present it to a wide audience as The Boxtrolls. Laika (the studio behind Coraline and ParaNorman is a stop motion […]