Does art negate the sins of the artist? Should contemporary families disregard Cosby’s sordid past in favor of retro cartoon co-viewing experiences? Does quantity usurp quality? In this case, does quantity of Cosby accusers pre-empt Cosby cartoon quality? After all, he has made darn good ‘toons.
Once upon a time . . . they lived happily ever after. The reason for such everlasting bliss is that they – ambitious, upstart animation pros – have devoured Cheryl Briggs’ newest publication entitled Animating Short Stories: Narrative Techniques and Visual Design (Bloomsbury Academic).
Ladybug and Cat Noir are going feature length. The hit CG series from ZAG is being adapted into a movie, due out in 2021. Miraculous: Awakening will be an animated musical, romantic fantasy adventure showcasing family bonds, responsibility and the hearts of two young souls. The film was first announced last September at ComiKon İstanbul. […]
The Blue Blur, Sonic the Hedgehog, will be making his way to the big screen through a new live-action/animation hybrid film, with the iconic videogame character finding himself stranded in our present-day world and being railroaded into an odd couple friendship with James Marsden’s Tom Wachowski. The duo will then need to team up against […]
Despite its initial stay in development limbo, Paramount’s live action/CG hybrid adaptation of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise has been confirmed to be moving along, with the official release date scheduled for November 15, 2019. The film is said to be produced by Neal H. Moritz under his Original Film banner, with Deadpool director Tim […]
During the recent Jump Festa anime and manga convention, Toei Animation has announced that they have entered production on the 20th feature film for the mega popular Dragon Ball franchise. The last feature film was 2015’s Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F, which saw the return of series villain Frieza, and the franchise itself at the […]
Despite the nasty fallout between creator Hideo Kojima and publisher Konami, it looks like fans of the franchise will still get some chance to revisit the property as Variety has recently reported that Jurassic World writer Derek Connolly has been tapped for a Hollywood adaptation of Metal Gear Solid. The hiring of Connolly is not […]
This could go either way—a sad day or a happy day for Sonic the Hedgehog fans, depending on how they feel about a film adaptation from Sony Pictures. According to recent reports, Sony has allowed their film rights to the iconic videogame franchise expire, which means a film adaptation from Sony will no longer materialize. […]
Most likely as a way to tease fans further, as well as to show off how action-packed the movie is, the upcoming anime movie Fairy Tail Dragon Cry has just released a new trailer full of fist-pumping, flame-blasting action scenes. Of course, there’s also the swelling background music further highlighting how epic the film is […]
4K Media has teamed up with UK Japanese animation distributor Manga Entertainment to distrube the newest card-battling feature Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions to more than 120 cinemas all over Ireland and United Kingdom. The limited-time theatrical engagement starts February 1, 2017. According to the Marketing Manager of Manga Entertainment Andrew Hewson, they are […]
As a way of promoting the highly anticipated 21st PreCure film, Eiga Mahou Tsukai PreCure! Kiseki no Henshin! Cure Mofurun! (Maho Girls PreCure! The Movie: Miracle Transformation! Cure Mofurun!), TOEI released a 2-minute special dance music video for the film’s theme song, Tadashii Mahou no Tsukaikata (The Correct Way to Use Magic).” The music video […]
Glasgow-based studio Flaunt is launching its first feature-length project in select cinemas all over the world. Titled Welcome to Monster High, the film is directed by Olly Reid and Stephen Donnelly. The 70-minute movie for Mattel’s Playground Pictures is a reboot of the Monster High franchise, but will feature the return of frightening yet marvelous […]