Feature Film

‘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

‘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

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

Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’ trailer takes you into the heart of World War II
3:00 pm PDT 15/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

After his share of movies based on comic series and sci-fi genres, Christopher Nolan is taking a shift from his recent regulars. ‘Dunkirk’ is the newest project for the ‘Inception’ director and the first trailer has been released. In the backdrop of World War II, the film will tell the story of Operation Dynamo, where around 300,000 allied soldiers from France, Belgium, Canada and Britain were rescued from the French port of Dunkirk as the Axis forces of Germany invaded … Read More

David Ayer to helm the all female DC villians movie Gotham City Sirens
2:00 pm PDT 14/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Even before the release of Suicide Squad, there were already talks of an all female villain female line-up movie thanks to the close accomplice and lover to Joker, Harley Quinn played by Margot Robbie. Now, it’s finally out that the rumoured DC film will be “Gotham City Sirens”. Reported by THR, David Ayer who directed Warner Bros.’ badass antihero ensemble comic book movie Suicide Squad, will be helming Gotham City Sirens. As rumoured earlier, it will host the top female villains … Read More

‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ trailer: “Two species at war, one flesh, one metal”
6:00 pm PDT 06/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

“It has been said through the ages, without sacrifice, there can be no victory.” And so begins the first trailer of Transformers: The Last Knight. Interspersed with scenes from earlier ages with cavalries laced with spears and shield charging each other to modern armies facing off with guns, the trailer finally comes to what seems like a post-apocalyptic age on earth, with broken buildings and fires raging throughout. This would be the direct sequel to to Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014). The … Read More

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2’ teaser-trailer shows off all the guardians and an adorable Baby Groot
6:00 pm PDT 05/12/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

It came as quite a surprise to the fans when director James Gunn tweeted out a new teaser trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. The new trailer has brought back together all the five original leads (guardians) Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Rocket Racoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Starlord (Chris Pratt), Drax (Dave Bautista) and Baby Groot. The two minutes trailer shows off quite a few fight scenes as the characters explore the far reaches of the universe. All of … Read More

‘Doctor Strange’ surpasses ‘Iron Man’ to emerge as Marvel’s highest grossing solo movie ever
6:00 pm PDT 28/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Iron Man (2008), starring Robert Downey Jr, brought in an era of standalone superhero movies for the Marvel universe. Since then it had been enjoying the title of the highest grossing solo superhero movie for the Marvel Universe, but there’s a new superhero in town who has dethroned the titled holder. No brownie points for guessing that it is none other than Doctor Strange, featuring English actor, Benedict Cumberbatch in the titular role. While Iron Man managed to garner $585 … Read More

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ new trailer urges one to ‘Trust the Force’
5:00 pm PDT 26/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Fans of Star Wars would now be hoping for 16 December to come soon as a new trailer for the franchise’s stand-alone film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, has just been released. The previous trailers had already pushed the nostalgia button for the fans and the new trailer just boosts the hype. Titled “Trust”, the one and a half minute clip gives us even more glimpses about the backdrop of the story. While a lot of elements in the trailer … Read More

‘Cars 3’ seems to take a dark course in the new teaser trailer
3:00 pm PDT 22/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Animated movies can be far more engaging than regular ones. The reason being, the amount of freedom that the creators get while working on it. While most movie sequels in general relate to their predecessors in terms of storytelling and the mood overall, some movies seem to take a detour. Such can be the case in Disney Pixar’s upcoming sequel, Cars 3. The immensely famous, kid-friendly franchise just dropped the first teaser-trailer for Cars 3 and things look pretty different … Read More

What the Smurfs are looking for and Gargamel revealed in the new ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’ trailers
7:30 pm PDT 21/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Two months back Sony Pictures Animation released the teaser trailer of Smurfs: the Lost Village. And today, they have unveiled two new trailers of the film that’s set to release on 21 March, 2017. In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard … Read More

Fox Animation and Tonko House come together for ‘The Dam Keeper’ animated feature
7:00 pm PDT 18/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Yet another film is about to get a big screen treatment. This time it will be an adoption of the 2015 Academy Award – nominated animated short, The Dam Keeper which was written and directed by Robert Kondo and Daisuke “Dice” Tsutsumi. Fox Animation and Tonko House will be collaborating for the project. Kondo and Tsutsumi, who are former art directors of Pixar and have worked on films like Toy Story 3, Monster’s University, Ratatouille would be directing the movie. They are … Read More