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Disney’s ‘Doctor Strange’ earns $325.7 million while DreamWorks’ ‘Trolls’ earns $151.4 million globally
5:00 pm PDT 08/11/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The Benedict Cumberbatch starrer Doctor Strange has lived to the hopes it created with its intriguing trailers. It has collected $325.7 million globally over the weekend till date. The film grossed $85 million in North America and $240.7 million in other territories amounting to a worldwide total of $325.7 million. The film became the second largest opening in November for Disney. It grabbed $32.6 million on its opening day in North America at 3,882 locations, elevating its estimated opening weekend … Read More


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Doctor Strange Review: A visually captivating and humorously engaging film
8:00 pm PDT 04/11/2016 By Prerna Kothari

“If you must blink, do it now.” These lines from Laika’s animated feature film Kubo and the Two Strings, stands true for the recent character introduction film in the Marvel verse “Doctor Strange”. Standing true to the hype and expectations built over the months, Doctor Strange is everything we could have asked for. As psychedelic and trippy the teasers and trailers were, the film transcends us into a whole new different world. Right at the start, the tone for the … Read More


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Mahayoddha Rama Review: A fresh perspective and unique approach towards Ramayana
7:00 pm PDT 03/11/2016 By Ronald Rodrigues

Every time you tell a story, you aim to express as well as impress. Maintaining the interest level of the audience is primary. And when you are going to express a tale which has been told over and over again since ages then definitely your focus shifts to making it interesting in any possible way. Hailing from any race or any corner of the world, the mythological tale of Ramayana is not an alien concept. Hundreds of versions of Ramayana … Read More


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‘Dangal’ trailer tells the inspiring tale of the success of female wrestling in India
4:00 pm PDT 20/10/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Inspiration, motivation and sports fever gear up your spirit once you watch the new Dangal trailer. Wrestling is one of India’s famous traditional sport which has a deep rooted connection and immediately strikes the cultural chord in every Indian soul. And when this cultural spirit is coupled with a striking social element of women empowerment then surely there is going to be a colossal Dangal (wrestling). The trailer features Aamir Khan as Mahavir Singh Phogat, the Indian Amateur wrestler, who … Read More


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The baby is not a baby in DreamWorks’ ‘The Boss Baby’ trailer
4:00 pm PDT 18/10/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

After Panda and Trolls, DreamWorks Animation has now introduced a new baby in the house with its upcoming animated feature The Boss Baby. The trailer says it all yet does not say much as it introduces the protagonist but still leaves the audience to question- What is the Boss Baby upto? A peaceful and playful family comprising of just the mother, father and their only son Tim is suddenly disrupted by the advent of a new baby. A new arrival … Read More


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Review Motu Patlu: More than the story, the comic characters entertain you throughout the film
8:30 pm PDT 13/10/2016 By Ronald Rodrigues

Entertainment is a major factor in India; anything that entertains you draws your attention. Passing time and increasing curiosity are few of the reasons apart from entertainment why theatres in India are flooded with people. Well, if you are among those souls who step into the cinema hall for one of these reasons, then Viacom18’s animated feature film Motu Patlu: King of Kings can be a good entertaining pastime fulfilling your curiosity about animation. It’s a simple story with nothing … Read More


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Review Mirzya: Music to the ears and beauty to the eye, lacking the passion of a love story
3:00 pm PDT 07/10/2016 By Ronald Rodrigues

Two parallel stories, one melancholic and the other casually brave; the former manages to create an impact but the later lacks the passion for love. An extreme effort to convey love as the driving force to face all odds in a musically equipped poetic narrative way of storytelling, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Mirzya is visually stunning. With landscapes like vast deserts, snow clad regions, mountainous terrain, transparent waters and royal raj mahals shot high and low, enriching music with deep thought … Read More


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Disney reveals teaser trailer of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’
5:00 pm PDT 03/10/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Captain Jack Sparrow is back! Not really, as we don’t see any trace of Johnny Depp in the teaser trailer. The dark sinister world of the pirates engross you with creepy characters and their filthy characteristics. If ‘Death’ has to be revealed, the intensity of the inevitable event has to be grave and intimidating. And that’s what Walt Disney Pictures is trying to do with its first teaser trailer of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Captain … Read More


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Review M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story: A dragged tale with VFX rebuilding Dhoni’s live events through Sushant Singh Rajput
9:00 pm PDT 30/09/2016 By Prerna Kothari

Hardwork and perseverance. If one has these two qualities in them, no one can stop them from achieving success. And this lies true for the Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team in limited-overs formats, Mahendra Singh Dhoni. However, the road to success doesn’t necessarily have to be a cake walk. And to tell the tale of M.S. Dhoni, director Neeraj Pandey (A Wednesday, Baby) in a biographical film released M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story … Read More


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Legendary tale ‘The Lion King’ to be remade in live-action by Disney and Favreau
6:00 pm PDT 29/09/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Dwelling into nostalgia often soothes the mood by flashing memories that are long forgotten yet vividly remembered. Forgetting is essential and harmful too but, completely forgetting a reverberating story is inevitable. The legendary animated musical film The Lion King which baffled the audience till date right from its release in 1994 is one such story which is hard to forget if experienced just once. Disney does not want the audience to forget its tales therefore a live-action adaptation of The … Read More


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Review: ‘Storks’ deliver a simple story stocked with deep subtle messages
11:00 am PDT 24/09/2016 By Ronald Rodrigues

Don’t judge a book by its cover or a movie by its trailer. The teaser trailer of Storks portrayed the film to be a low on spirit tale with a weird dull concept. But, nothing is as it seems and the movie surprisingly has a bunch of stories that converge to touch various aspects of day to day life leading to form an intense connection with the viewers. It’s all about making a baby. Well, you may ignore the fact but … Read More


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Disney CEO teases about creating ‘Star Wars’ movies for 2020 and beyond
6:00 pm PDT 23/09/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The recent Star Wars: The Force Awakens garnered a huge amount in revenues and set quite a benchmark for the upcoming movies of the franchise. The upcoming trilogy of Star Wars movies will come to an end in 2019 but it seems that Disney is already gearing up for more content. At Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference in New York, Disney CEO Bob Iger gave away some small anecdotes which might bring a smile to the fans of Star Wars. Iger … Read More