If you have not seen Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs yet; turn away now. Not because of any fear of spoilers, just because you are unworthy of the magnificence that is about to follow.
The internet can often be an abyss of people with far too much time on their hands, but this live action recreation of Toy Story, complete with real toys and living, breathing humans, is most definitely time well spent. The shot for shot remake is astonishingly faithful to the Pixar classic, including everything from the Pizza Planet truck to Sid's hellish lair, with many of the finer details in between left intact.
Pixar have seen a rough few years of late, with their last two features receiving a critical reception that ranges from middling to toxic. All is not lost for the animation studio and their next four major releases have the potential to be worthy of their once flawless reputation.
If four Shrek movies did not adequately sate your "Eddie Murphy voices an annoying CGI animal" craving, here is a shot of methadone to keep the shakes at bay as the test footage for his proposed live-action Hong Kong Phooey movie hits the internet in the face, like a used diaper caught in gale force winds.
Mike and Sully enrol in these new Monsters University posters.
My Neighbour Totoro is an absolute delight. There are many animated classics available to families, yet there really is nothing quite like Hayao Miyazaki's 1988 masterpiece.
For full disclosure, I am reviewing the English-language dub, which features real life sisters Dakota and Elle Fanning as the leads. Every animation buff worth their salt knows to watch the original dubs with subtitles but this is, at heart, a family movie and precious few children will want to read subtitles. With that in mind, I decided to view the dubbed version and see how well it played for all audiences.
Those beloved little yellow minions are back in the new trailer for Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s upcoming animated, worldwide blockbuster sequel, Despicable Me 2, this week, and it sure is funny.
Some new designs for the upcoming Monsters University, the 'prequel' to Monsters Inc, have hit the net.
DreamWorks’ latest animation The Croods has a new trailer this week, introducing us to a brilliant voice cast led by the likes of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Catherine Keener, Clark Duke, and Cloris Leachman.
Genndy Tartakovsky, the legendary animation guru behind Samurai Jack (and most of the Cartoon Network's early output) has released four clips from his new animated feature, Hotel Transylvania.