Feature Film

Marvel updates ‘Avengers: Endgame’ poster with Danai Gurira’s name on it
2:00 pm PDT 15/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel Studios has released an updated poster of Avengers: Endgame after facing backlash from fans for not including Danai Gurira aka Okoye’s name on it. Gurira, who played the Wakandan general cum Dora Milaje warrior in Black Panther and then in Avengers: Infinity War in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), appears on the poster but her name was listed in the lower credits, along with Jon Favreau, Benedict Wong, and Gwyneth Paltrow, whose characters are not part of the poster … Read More

Marvel Comics launching free sampler comic, ‘Avengers Start Here’ before ‘Avengers: Endgame’
4:00 pm PDT 09/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel Comics are launching a free Avengers sampler comic, Avengers Start Here, ahead of the release of Avengers: Endgame on 26 April. The publisher has informed retailers that they will be sending a pack of 25 bundles. Avengers Start Here will provide people new, or returning to the Avengers comic book franchise, examples and a guide to the order one might like to read them in. This announcement comes while Captain Marvel has already captured the theaters and such a … Read More

Review: Captain Marvel is much more than what we expected her to be
7:00 pm PDT 07/03/2019 By Sharmindrila Paul

Finally! She is here and she’s here to rule! One of the most awaited films of 2019, Captain Marvel, that releases tomorrow on Women’s Day, has all the ingredients to witness a record opening being the first female-led film in the MCU. Written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, Captain Marvel is based on Carol Danvers by Roy Thomas Gene Colan and also takes few elements from Thomas’s 1971 Kree–Skrull War comic book storyline. The film is set … Read More

Disney announces ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’; reveals new poster
12:00 pm PDT 07/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, the sequel to Maleficent (2014), has received a new title, poster and a new release date. Releasing this fall on 18 October, the poster revealed by Disney, features Angelina Jolie as the titular character, joined by actress Elle Fanning as Princess Aurora, as well as Michelle Pfeiffer as Queen Ingrith. The sequel was originally set for a 29 May, 2020 release date, but has been moved up. Other actors include Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ed Skrein, Robert Lindsay … Read More

‘Goopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaiya’ recreates magic with stunning animation!
8:00 am PDT 01/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

When a classic is recreated, audience generally gets skeptical about the new version. But, the animated feature Goopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaiya brings the magic back from Satyajit Ray’s 1969 cult classic Goopi Gyne Baagha Byne. Adapted from Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury’s classic of the same name, the new animated version has been successful in holding on to the charisma of Goopi and Bagha blissfully. For Bengalis, Goopi and Bagha are an emotion, and holds a special place in the list of iconic duos. The story line … Read More

New ‘Detective Pikachu’ trailer introduces a spate of pokemon
2:00 pm PDT 27/02/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

The latest trailer for Warner Bros.’ upcoming live-action Detective Pikachu movie introduces a spate of CG pokémon including a menacing and illusive Mewtwo. Cubone, Machamp, Charizard, and Ludicolo are just some of the pokémon. Previous trailers for the movie reimagined some of Pokémon’s signature creatures as disturbing. The story begins when ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth who … Read More

“Goopi Gawaiyaa Bagha Bajaiyaa is our homage to the amazing original work, its simplicity and beauty” – Makers of ‘GGBB’
7:00 pm PDT 25/02/2019 By Sharmindrila Paul

Written by Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury, and immortalised on silver screen by Satyajit Ray, Goopi Byne Baagha Byne holds a special place in the vast canvas of Indian cinema with its unique storytelling and smart execution. The film has survived time and boundaries to attain the stature of a cult classic and remained one of the favourite films to fall back on, in the kids genre, though it has catered to all age groups alike with equal charm and effect. Now … Read More

‘Black Panther’ bags three Oscars
12:00 pm PDT 25/02/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

The king of Wakanda has made a big mark at the Oscars! Acquiring seven nominations for the latest Academy Awards, Marvel’s Black Panther has grabbed three Oscars in categories – ‘Best Costume Design’,  ‘Best Production Design’ and ‘Best Original Score’, the first ever Oscar for Marvel Studios. Announced by Melissa McCarthy and Brian Tyree Henry, the Oscar for the costume design went to Ruth Carter, who designed the vibrant, layered, incredible clothes worn by the people of Wakanda. This was Carter’s … Read More

‘Captain Marvel’ becomes the third biggest preseller in MCU behind ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ and ‘Black Panther’
1:00 pm PDT 22/02/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

She’s here to rule! Possibly the most powerful in the MCU, Captain Marvel may still be a few weeks away from zooming into the theaters, but Captain Marvel is already setting new records. According to ticketing company Fandango, the superhero film produced by Disney, has already smashed the box office in terms of presales and has sold enough advance tickets to leave behind films like Aquaman, Wonder Woman and Deadpool. THIS JUST IN: Thanks to this week’s early screenings of #CaptainMarvel, there’s … Read More

‘Avengers: Endgame’ would be the last film for Gwyneth Paltrow in the MCU
1:30 pm PDT 20/02/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Gwyneth Paltrow aka Iron man’s beloved Pepper Potts, is bidding adieu to MCU after Avengers: Endgame!  For the last decade, Paltrow is popularly known in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Pepper Potts, Iron Man’s secretary and eventual girlfriend. In an interview with Variety, the actress revealed that she’s planning to move on from the character after the much anticipated Avengers: Endgame. Paltrow told Variety “I mean, I’m a bit old to be in a suit and all that at this … Read More

‘Gully Boy’ Review: Blazing through gullies of Dharavi, ‘Gully Boy’ proves its mettle.
12:00 pm PDT 15/02/2019 By Parth Kaushik

Through bambaiya vernacular, the clandestine operation of motor theft and Murad’s critique of the superficiality of the rap song playing in the stolen car, the opening scene of Gully Boy itself sets the tone for the rest of the movie. The tenor and tension in the sequence lay open some of the pressing themes that Zoya Akhtar successfully attempts to encapsulate in the scenes and explores over the course of the movie. It’s the rapt critique of the rap scene at the … Read More

Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu starrer ‘Badla’s trailer packs a thriller
5:00 pm PDT 13/02/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu are back to set the silver screens ablaze again after having previously delivered a box-office hit with their movie Pink. Fresh off the heels of the cryptic banter on the microblogging site between Bollywood stalwarts Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan which eventually made complete sense, Redchillies Entertainment dropped the trailer of Badla. A young dynamic entrepreneur finds herself in a locked hotel room next to the body of her dead lover. She hires a prestigious lawyer to … Read More