Feature Film

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New ‘Cars 3′ trailer: ‘More speed, more horsepower, more of everything’
12:00 pm PDT 27/02/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The initial teaser for Cars 3 turned dark as the star of the film, Lightning McQueen was shown going through a horrible crash, somersaulting through the air during a race. The scenario turns grim with crashed parts of the car and sparks flying around. In the backdrop of heavy breathing sounds, the text read, “From this moment, everything will change”. Now, an ‘Extended Look’ clip has been released where Lightning McQueen is up against his own mortality and while ageing, he … Read More


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Demi-god, Hayao Miyazaki to direct his first CG animation feature
2:30 pm PDT 25/02/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Japanese animation film studio, Studio Ghibli’s co-founder and highly acclaimed creator and director of some of the most incredible works in the field of animation is once again stepping out of retirement for his love of film-making, with a new anime feature. The Academy Honorary Award winning anime director is working on Kemushi No Boro (Boro The Caterpillar), a feature-length version of a 12-minute computer-generated 3D short film that he made in 2015, after learning how to use animation software … Read More


Hellboy
Hellboy 3 officially dismissed, said Guillermo del Toro
5:45 pm PDT 23/02/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Hell, no! The third instalment to the popular Hellboy series starring Ron Perlman is scrapped, director Guillermo del Toro informed fans on Tuesday, 21 February, 2017 on Twitter. Del Torro wrote in his tweet that he had spoken to all parties that were originally involved in the making of the third part and that there was no chance of the series continuing any further. Hellboy 3 Sorry to report: Spoke w all parties. Must report that 100% the sequel will … Read More


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Flaunt Productions gives insights about what went into the making of Mattel’s ‘Welcome to Monster High’ movie
12:30 pm PDT 22/02/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

At a time when our world feels more divided than ever, who would have thought we’d look towards monsters for acceptance? Mattel’s Monster High teaches us that there’s more in the world to unite than divide. For the TV special Welcome to Monster High, Mattel approached Flaunt Productions to produce a revamp of the Monster High brand, telling a story which the fans of the series will love, while also adding a new twist. The project represented a great opportunity for Flaunt … Read More


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Cinema’s comic legend Harold Lloyd will return to big screens in an animated avatar
3:45 pm PDT 21/02/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Cinesite Studios has announced a partnership with the Harold Lloyd Estate and Comic Animations to adapt Harold Lloyd’s films into a series of animated features. Harold Lloyd was a comedic genius and one of the most influential and successful filmmakers of early cinema. As an actor, comedian, stuntman, writer, director and producer, Lloyd made nearly 200 films between 1914 and 1947. He was a pioneer in the use of thrill sequences, daredevil physical feats, innovative camera angles, colour in film … Read More


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What ace lensman Tapan Basu & colourist Navin Shetty brought to ‘Kahaani 2′
8:30 pm PDT 17/02/2017 By Prerna Kothari

As the film begins, you are plunged into the world of the filmmaker. What message does he/she want to convey to us? Are we connected with the storyline? Do we relate ourselves or our near ones with the characters? Does it have the ‘x’ factor to make us sit throughout the movie? To be one with the audience is the biggest challenge that a director faces. It can make or break the movie. And to get the perfect recipe for … Read More


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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ gives us the first glimpse of its filming
2:00 pm PDT 11/02/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The Avengers. Guardians of the Galaxy. Spider-Man. Doctor Strange. They’re all together in Avengers: Infinity War– the culmination epic of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, against the ultimate supervillain Thanos. How would it be like? Take a dekko at the recently released video by Marvel, of the first look at Avengers: Infinity War, behind the scenes. The video starts off with providing a brief of the history of the Infinity Stones: “before creation itself, there were six singularities.” Eventually, the universe … Read More


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Not the villains but Baby Groot steals our heart away in the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2’ Super Bowl spot
4:30 pm PDT 06/02/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

While Marvel fans are always excited about the announcement of the new releases, the zest does not seem to go down even when it comes to their trailers. The studio managed to raise the excitement of their fans by releasing a new trailer of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 during the Super Bowl 51. The trailer opens with the question “Just who in the hell do you think you are?” and is answered by introducing us to the awkwardly … Read More


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The VFX heavy movie – ‘Baahubali: The Conclusion’ might have earned Rs 500 cr even before it’s release
6:00 pm PDT 01/02/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

S.S. Rajamouli’s ‘Baahubali: The Baginning’ enthralled its audiences with the grandeur in display and a plot-twist in the end. Appreciated globally for its stellar use of VFX to bring a majestic kingdom to life, the film definitely took the indigenous industry by storm. The backdrop of the feature left everyone awestruck with even the professional not mincing their praises. The VFX breakdown of the movie released by one of the studios that worked on it, Makuta VFX, crossed one million … Read More


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Chris Miller announces the commencement of Star Wars’ Han Solo spin-off movie production
5:45 pm PDT 31/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Star Wars arguably has the biggest fan following amidst its contemporaries. With a whole lot of movies and games to its name, the IP just holds its place of being one of the most famous franchises. The recent addition to the Star Wars line up was the standalone movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and it did pretty well with the fans and has even been nominated for an Academy Award under the best visual effects (VFX) category. Now, … Read More


Beauty and the beast
One last glimpse before the grand ballad opens as Disney releases the final trailer of ‘Beauty and the Beast’
2:00 pm PDT 31/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Disney is known to create magic with its near enchanting content; there is little doubt about that. Their animated feature, Beauty and the Beast of 1991 is possibly one of the most adored pieces of storytelling. From the plot to portrayal and the values it attempted to impart, it has been a fan favourite since then. And now, with the changing times, Disney is taking the same storytelling forward with a live-action adaptation of the classic. With its release impending … Read More


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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’s Mantis to star in Avengers: Infinity War
3:00 pm PDT 30/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

While Marvel reveals the appearance of its main characters in the future films through a teaser at the end of each movie, some characters are always a surprise (pleasant, mostly). The anticipation of seeing a new character in a Marvel feature and which special powers will it possess to make it worthy of being an Avenger, is always high. Regarded as the movie with highest number of superheroes, the directors of Avengers: Infinity War have been successful in keeping their … Read More