Feature Film

‘Ready Player One’ review: One helluva ride on a virtual reality surfboard
2:00 pm PDT 28/03/2018 By Sachin Bhat

The premise of movie characters partaking in a video game on getting sucked into one may seem mundane or hackneyed after the Spy Kidss, Jumanjis and the Maze Runners. And even if Ready Player One, a retropunk based on Ernest Cline’s best-selling novel of the same name appears to fondle with similar traits, be forewarned, for it’s unlike anything you’ve seen from this genre of late. Set in the post-apocalyptic 2045 where virtual reality is actually a way of life; supposedly … Read More


Rana Daggubati is the voice of Thanos in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Telugu dub
3:00 pm PDT 26/03/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Avengers: Infinity War is the culmination of the superhero spectacle that audiences have been eagerly waiting for. With the excitement of the release reaching heights, Disney India has signed south Indian superstar and Baahubali franchise’s remarkable villain Rana Daggubati to lend his voice for super villain Thanos, for the Telugu version of the film. Disney India executive director and studio entertainment head Bikram Duggal said, “This year marks a milestone for the Marvel Cinematic Universe as it turns 10 and to add … Read More


‘Deadpool 2’ trailer drops with more blood, barbarity and trash talking!
11:00 am PDT 23/03/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Twentieth Century Fox created a stir online as it dropped the second official trailer of Marvel’s upcoming slapstick PG-13 production Deadpool 2 as the Merc with a Mouth is all set to ignite yet more furore on screen with his antiques and a whole new vocabulary of slangs. And this time, he has new allies joining him in his madcap excursions. Self-confessing as the X-Force, Deadpool will have the likes of Domino, Bedlam, Zeitgeist and a lasso-wielding Surge, all of … Read More


‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ trailer: Gear up for cruise vacation…or mayhem?
1:30 pm PDT 22/03/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The owner of Hotel Transylvania, Count Dracula is back with mayhem! And this time, it’s all about a summer vacation creating havoc and making you roll with laughter. Sony Pictures Animation has released the third installment of the franchise, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation. Dracula boards the cruise with his buddies for what he thinks is a dream vacation. He falls for the mysterious Captain Ericka and his vacation turns into a nightmare. The synopsis of the story go like … Read More


‘Avengers: Infinity War’ – What the latest trailer tells us
2:00 pm PDT 20/03/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Last weekend, Marvel greeted us with the highly anticipated trailer of Avengers: Infinity War that gave a greater insight into the devastation that Thanos is going to inflict on the planet and misery on our beloved heroes. The Mad Titan’s ravenous pursuit of the six infinity stones would even possibly see some of them biting the bullet, as Marvel prepares to ice the cake it’s spent the last decade baking. “It all ends,” says a voice in the trailer, and … Read More


Flashback Friday: 10 years of ‘Jodhaa Akbar’ and its VFX ordeal
5:00 pm PDT 16/02/2018 By Sachin Bhat

On this day a decade ago, veteran Bollywood director Ashutosh Gowarikar opened his magnum opus Jodhaa Akbar, which would eventually go on to become a blockbuster of epic proportions, setting new records and reaching new milestones at the box-office. The grandiose scale, lavish opulence and skilled craftsmanship not only propelled the maverick director, but also re-established a genre in the Indian cinema that was fast fading back then. But amid all the fanfare, the movie also brought to the fore the … Read More


Marvel release new TV spot of ‘Infinity War’ at 2018 Super Bowl
6:00 pm PDT 05/02/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The Super Bowl 2018 has really bowled the fans over, having released a barrage of movie and TV series teasers to binge. One of the more notable ones was certainly that of Avengers: Infinity War, possibly the biggest and the most anticipated movie of the year. The Marvel magnum opus marks the culmination of 10 years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as our heroes unite in a do or die battle against the mighty Thanos, ready to inflict catastrophe on … Read More


Marvel Studios drop ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ official trailer
11:00 am PDT 31/01/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Amid the overwhelming fanfare surrounding the release of the highly anticipated Black Panther, Marvel Studios have managed to throw a curveball by dropping the official teaser of Ant-Man and the Wasp, out of the blue. A sequel to the 2015 sleeper hit Ant-Man, the story is apparently set in the immediate aftermath of the events in Captain America: Civil War, where the shape-shifting hero was seen battling his Avengers counterparts. Now, the law enforcement agencies have come knocking at the … Read More


New ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ trailer packs a hefty visual punch
11:40 am PDT 25/01/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Humongous robotic creatures lock horns and high rise constructions are turned to rubble in the new trailer of Pacific Rim: Uprising. The second one by Legendary Entertainment, that surfaced today, promises to take the stakes a notch higher than last time, and visual effects, more gripping. Helmed majorly by Double Negative, the new clip has VFX written all over it. Featuring breathtakingly ginormous creatures engaging in devastating fights, Uprising teases the return of the much maligned Kaiju threat, while there’s … Read More


Oscar reveals the top five nominations of 2017 for VFX and animation
3:00 pm PDT 24/01/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The Oscars 2018 may still be many a moons away, but the excitement’s peaking as the final list of nominees were drafted. As many as 20 movies started in the race for the best visual effects, but now its whittled down to just five. Cult space odyssey Star Wars continues its legacy at the Holy Grail of awards with its latest offering The Last Jedi, whereas the likes of Blade Runner 2049, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and War … Read More


Disney Pixar announce the voice cast of ‘The Incredibles 2’
1:00 pm PDT 24/01/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Disney Pixar’s The Incredibles 2 is one of the most widely anticipated releases of the year. The sequel to the 2004 animated superhero film starts immediately after the first film with the Parr family engaged in daily routines until a new villain emerges and hatches a deleterious plan, which the Incredibles together have to foil before the city is gripped by it. Now, the makers have announced the voice cast of the upcoming flick as Craig Nelson, Holly Hunter and … Read More


‘Baahubali’ Hindi version writer to pen Hindi dialogues for ‘Black Panther’
11:30 am PDT 22/01/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The official Hindi trailer for Black Panther has been released. Disney India has roped in writer and lyricist Manoj Muntashir to script the dialogues for the Hindi version of Black Panther. Speaking of this association, Muntashir said, “When Disney India approached me to script the Hindi dialogues for Black Panther’s dubbed version, I was extremely excited, not just as a writer but also as a fan. Of what I have watched so far, Black Panther has a very unique and intriguing plot. For a writer it’s always … Read More