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JK Rowling
Bad news for Potter fans: JK Rowling dismisses ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ movie trilogy rumours
11:30 am PDT 23/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

There’s a sign of disappointment on the faces of Harry Potter fans as their hopes got crushed of seeing their favourite wizards on the big screens again. The rumours of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child being adopted into a movie trilogy were expelled when J.K. Rowling took to Twitter on 20 January saying that, “I know a lot of people are looking for reasons to be cheerful today, but there is NO TRUTH to the rumour about a #CursedChild … Read More

Guillermo del Toro in talks to bring ‘Hellboy III’ on screen
6:00 pm PDT 19/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Fans of Hellboy had lost hope on the continuation of the franchise on the silver screen. Fans have even been indicated by the creator Mike Mignola and star Ron Perlman themselves that ‘Hellboy III’ might never be a reality. However, given the popularity and the huge following of the IP, people still had a feeling that it might happen, more of it because the idea was never actually turned down by director, Guillermo del Toro. The last Hellboy movie from … Read More

Patrick Stewart
Sony Pictures Animation upcoming movie slate revealed; Patrick Stewart to voice ‘poop’ emoji
3:30 pm PDT 19/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

With the announcement of the most awaited movies of Sony Pictures Animation for the year 2017 followed the revelation of the voices behind the leading characters of The Emoji Movie; the recent one being of the stage, TV and film artist Patrick Stewart playing Poop Daddy – the poop emoji. “We’re playing Poop very upper crust,” said director Anthony Leondis. “In our movie, he’s the one that makes the (poop) jokes and doesn’t know he’s doing it. And who better … Read More

Your Name
Miyazaki’s ‘Spirited Away’ topples down as ‘Your Name’ becomes the highest grossing anime worldwide
6:00 pm PDT 18/01/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

In a span of six months from its premier release at Anime Expo, Los Angeles on 3 July 2016, Makoto Shinkai’s anime feature film ‘Your Name’ has broken box-office records on an international scale. The fantasy drama film has become the highest grossing anime worldwide with a total box office collection of over $331.6 million. Regarded as the ‘The new Miyazaki’, Shinkai’s movie is based on his novel of the same name which was released in 2016. The feature film … Read More

Assassins Creed the movie
Assassin’s Creed Review: Justin Kurzel fails to cash in on the rich storyline and characters of Ubisoft’s franchise
12:00 pm PDT 30/12/2016 By Prerna Kothari

Being the last game based movie of the year, it had a lot riding on its shoulder. Coming from Ubisoft’s one of the most celebrated franchise, Assassin’s Creed movie decided to use the Spanish Inquisition storyline which showcases the video game’s narrative but has its own original plot line going on. And director Justin Kurzel manages to deliver if not a brilliant work but a movie which has in it to attract few fans who are new to the Creed’s … Read More

Pixar’s ‘Coco’ is set to take you on an enchanting musical journey
1:00 pm PDT 28/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Pixar recently released the first trailer of their upcoming flick from the famed Cars franchise, Cars 3. While it was quite a surprise for the fans as the trailer of the third edition of Cars went dark, they still cannot wait for more information about the feature. However, Pixar has another news for its fans that might make their 2017 merrier. The company just dropped the first look of their upcoming 2017 feature titled ‘Coco’. In the recent years Pixar has … Read More

Captain Underpants novel
DreamWorks Animation reveals look of ‘Captain: Underpants’ and it seems promising
1:30 pm PDT 26/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

While Boss Baby has been gaining positive response for it’s adorably humorous storyline, DreamWorks Animation recently revealed the look of its yet another 2017 movie – Captain: Underpants. Just like Boss Baby, Captain: Underpants is yet another movie based on children’s novel of the same name by Dav Pilkey. The novel went on to win a Disney Adventures Kids’ Choice Award in 2006. While the series has 12 books and three spin-offs under its hood, it’s yet to be revealed … Read More

Saban's Power Rangers
Lionsgate release an action-packed ‘Power Rangers’ international trailer
4:00 pm PDT 24/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The third film based on the Power Rangers property, has been creating quite a stir since its announcement as it’s the first Power Ranger movie in the 21st century. Being a reboot, the film features most of the main characters of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers portrayed by an all new cast. With its first teaser being released back in October, Lionsgate recently released a new international trailer. Unlike its teaser wherein each character was showcased, this trailer offers nothing new … Read More

Dangal Review: Achieves what the rest of the 2016 films couldn’t
11:30 am PDT 23/12/2016 By Prerna Kothari

While Sultan revolved around the life of a wrestling champion and M.S. Dhoni was a biographical sports film, Dangal is an amalgamation of both – a biographical sports drama film based on the life of the Mahavir Singh Phogat who taught his two daughters – Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari wrestling. What makes it standout from the rest two is the fact that being a biopic, it not just manages to showcase the real life story but also has the entertainment … Read More

Blade Runner 2049
‘Blade Runner 2049′: Harrison Ford is back as Rick Deckard
1:00 pm PDT 20/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Hailed as one of the best sci-fi movies of all time, Scott Ridley’s Blade Runner is all set to get a sequel, finally. The original 1982 movie was based on a novel by Philip K. Dick titled ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?’. It featured Rick Deckard, a ‘blade runner’ who must destroy the crooked replicates, who are basically android disguised as humans. Titled Blade Runner 2049, the sequel was announced more than 10 months ago and now Warner Bros. has … Read More

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ shines at the box office with a smashing $290.5 million opening weekend worldwide
4:00 pm PDT 19/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

As we said in our review of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, ‘The Force is strong and it’s here to stay’, the movie’s box office performance over the opening weekend has left very little scepticism as it smashed records. It was still quite a bit far from the achievements of its immediate predecessor, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story bagged in $155 million in revenues over its opening weekend in the USA, making it … Read More

Rogue one
Star Wars: Rogue One Review: The Force is strong and its here to stay
7:00 pm PDT 16/12/2016 By Prerna Kothari

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…. Whether you are a fan or a first time watcher, we have all heard this line which makes one bound enter the sci-fi realm. Being a first time Star Wars movie watcher, I was a bit sceptical if I would be able to follow the plot line. Though Star Wars: Rogue One chronologically set between Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith (2005) and Star Wars: A New Hope (1977); Rogue … Read More