Feature Film

Marvel Studios’ solo ‘Black Widow’ movie to be directed by Cate Shortland
7:30 pm PDT 13/07/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Cate Shortland, the Australian filmmaker has been roped in to direct Black Widow, an action-adventure film starring Scarlett Johansson from Marvel Studios. The film has been in development for awhile but picked up momentum earlier this year when Jac Schaeffer was brought in to pen the script with Kevin Feige as the producer. The studio met with more than 70 filmmakers for the role before landing on Shortland, who was arguably an early favourite after a promising meeting with Johansson. … Read More


Review: ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’—the tiniest yet one of the mightiest superheroes of the Marvel Universe
5:00 pm PDT 12/07/2018 By Sharmindrila Paul

2018 is seemingly turning out to be a great year for the Marvel fans. While they are still coping with the temporary doom brought upon by Thanos in MCU’s arguably the “most ambitious crossover ever”—Infinity War, leading to speculations about Avengers 4 reaching heights, here come the studios’ tiniest superheroes who surely steals the show. Directed by Peter Reed, Ant-Man and the Wasp is the sequel to Ant-Man (2015) that takes up from the events of Captain America: Civil War, … Read More


Review: ‘Isle of Dogs’ will take you on an emotional ride
5:00 pm PDT 05/07/2018 By Yugandhara Shete

Looking for a cute, furry story? Sorry, you are on the wrong page. Isle of Dogs is something that touches hearts and makes you feel emotional and guilty at the same time. Guilty for not giving the same amount of love your pet has for you. A stop-motion animation feature, Isle of Dogs follows a dystopian Japan which is plagued with dog flu and has led to banishment of canines to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island. The film revolves … Read More


Chucky, the terrorising doll to be back on big screens with a ‘Child’s Play’ reboot by MGM
2:00 pm PDT 04/07/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Just a week later a new Child’s Play TV series was confirmed by the creator and producer of the long-running Chucky franchise, Don Mancini. MGM is bringing the possessed doll back on big screens in a remake of the 1980s horror movie. The Child’s Play reboot will be produced by It producers David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith with Lars Klevberg, the Norwegian filmmaker behind the horror movie Polaroid, as the director and Aaron Schmidt as the executive producer. The project will head towards a … Read More


‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ soars to $932 million worldwide; ‘Incredibles 2’ rakes in $667 million
5:00 pm PDT 02/07/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Universal Pictures’ Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom continues to make a strong run at the box office even in its fourth week, raking in $56.1 million, while the net worldwide collections is just a stone’s throw away from joining the exclusive $1 billion club. JA Bayona’s sequel to the 2015 hit grossed $932 million as the gates of Isla Nublar has seemingly opened up to an unprecedented frenzy that refuses to fizzle out. Three years on from the catastrophic events of … Read More


Valiant Comics’ ‘Faith’ to be adapted on big screen by Sony Pictures
11:00 am PDT 30/06/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Sony Pictures is coming up with a feature adaptation of Valiant Comics’ Faith which probably brings the first plus-size superhero on screen. The comic book follows an aspiring geeky teen Faith Herbert, obsessed with comics and science-fiction who also happens to possess telekinetic superpowers. Faith marks a step forward towards defying the norms, as men are almost always well muscled and women are modelled thin. Unless she’s redrawn, Faith represents the first plus-size superhero character to be brought on screen.  … Read More


PVR brings a thrilling experience to the Indian audience through a special premiere of ‘Hereditary’
12:30 pm PDT 25/06/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

PVR Pictures has created an out-of-the-box format for the premiere screening for their film, Hereditary. Touted to be the scariest movie ever, director Ari Aster has attempted to take the words ‘horror’ and ‘thriller’ to another level. Hereditary is a disruptive attempt to bring cinema and content-hungry patrons who aren’t satisfied by just another ‘scary’ horror film. The midnight screening gathered film enthusiasts of this captivating genre to step out late-night and catch a glimpse of this riveting content before … Read More


Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Review: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom—amalgamating two worlds
11:02 am PDT 11/06/2018 By Shibani Shah

Before entering the screen-room; the expectation surges too high to be controlled but too fragile to break if the movie is not up-to the mark of likeliness. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is justified on action, but leaves a lot to be considered necessary from the storytelling perspective. The movie is a hell of a coaster-ride with the best beginning and an apologetic ending—two worlds are brought together and the dinosaurs live among humans. All these years the Jurassic park, Isla … Read More


‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ official trailer: There’s more than just one human spider
12:00 pm PDT 07/06/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Imagine you’re able to spin webs out of your hands and also possess the ability to climb on walls as well as hop from one high-rise in the city to another. Sounds thrilling isn’t it? Our whimsical fantasies are just as unrealistic as its amusing to think. But Miles Morales is one lucky lad! The young schoolboy too dreams of becoming a Spider-Man and reveling in his supernatural abilities. Except, he does get to fulfill it unlike the poor us! … Read More


MGM’s animated feature ‘The Addams Family’ entire voice cast announced
2:00 pm PDT 06/06/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) Motion Picture Group president Jonathan Glickman has finally announced the voice cast for their upcoming animated feature The Addams Family. Conrad Vernon (Shrek 2, Monsters vs. Aliens, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted) and Greg Tiernan (Thomas & Friends, Day of the Diesels) who are on board, will direct a talented voice cast led by Golden Globe winner Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Annihilation) as Gomez Addams, Academy Award winner Charlize Theron (Atomic Blonde, Mad … Read More


Jamie Foxx to star as Spawn in the film adaptation of Todd McFarlane’s comics
1:00 pm PDT 30/05/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Jamie Foxx is confirmed to star in the latest Spawn film from Blumhouse Productions which will mark the directorial debut of  the creator of the original comic, Todd McFarlane (according to Deadline). McFarlane will also write and co-produce with Jason Blum. McFarlane said that Foxx was the actor in his mind when he wrote the script. “Jamie came to my office five years ago, and he had an idea about Spawn and we talked about it. I never forgot him, and … Read More


Simon Kinberg’s ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ will be mostly adhered to comics
5:00 pm PDT 21/05/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

During Deadpool 2’s premiere in New York, producer Simon Kinberg revealed that his directorial debut, X-Men: Dark Phoenix will be much more grounded to the comic version, than the divisive X-Men: The Last Stand (2006). Originally slated to release this November, the movie is now pushed to 14 February 2019. X-Men: Dark Phoenix marks Kinberg’s directorial debut, after spending more than a decade contributing to this X-Men franchise. He wrote and produced X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: Days of Future … Read More