Feature Film

The trailer of DreamWorks Animation’s superhero movie ‘Captain Underpants’ ensures humour with a tinge of chaos
4:00 pm PDT 25/03/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

With Superhero movies being the trend of the time, another superhero movie will soon join the bandwagon. Well, kind of! This is one of those movies where the protagonist saves the day not with super powers, but with a dose of humour. DreamWorks Animation recently released their first trailer for Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. The feature tells the story two over-imaginative, prankster kids and their way of defying authority, in this case, their strict school principal. Tired of … Read More

Spider-Man spin off movie featuring Venom to release in 2018
2:00 pm PDT 17/03/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

It was revealed back in 2014 that Sony Pictures was working on several Spider-Man spin off movies, some of which focused on the villains like Sinister Six and his super-foe, Venom. This was back when Sony was initially planning to collaborate with Marvel for the Spider-Man franchise. Although, the Sinister Six based movie has been scrapped, Venom seems to have made it through the cycle. A stand-alone movie featuring Venom will be releasing on 5 October, 2018, according to Variety. … Read More

Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion trailer: Gives a glimpse of a new city and leaves us guessing on why Katappa killed Baahubali
11:45 am PDT 16/03/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

After a long wait which seemed like an eternity, S. S. Rajamouli finally released the trailer of the most awaited movie of the year – Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion. Even though there has been a delay in the release of the trailer, fans had their hand full with the constant release of motion posters, comic books, VR content. In Baahubali – The Beginning, we witness the backstory of the great warrior and noble prince, Amarendra Baahubali, being told to his son Mahendra Baahubali by his … Read More

Malaysia’s Animasia and China’s ZeroOne Animation launch ‘Chuck Chicken The Movie’
12:15 pm PDT 15/03/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Malaysia’s award-winning animation provider, Animasia Studio and China’s ZeroOne Animation launched the trailer for their upcoming $8.5 million (RMB60 million) co-production, Chuck Chicken the Movie (also known as KungFu Chicken in China) at the Hong Kong International Film and TV Market (FILMART) 2017. The 3D CGI animated movie, which just commenced production, is set for China and regional theatrical release by the end of 2018. The story and script development process started since November 2015 and it was a collaborative … Read More

‘Kong: Skull Island’ collects $61 million while ‘Logan’ over its 2nd weekend grosses $38 million
12:30 pm PDT 14/03/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

James Mangold’s Logan and Jordan Vogt-Roberts’s Kong: Skull Island were the only two players to compete at the weekend box office and the monster movie Kong emerged as the King with an estimated domestic collection of $61 million. Logan, which released on 3 March, managed to garner $38 million domestically in its second weekend. In its first weekend however, the third instalment in The Wolverine trilogy earned a commendable $88 million. The Hugh Jackman starrer earned $152 million domestically and … Read More

Marvel movie dialogues which add depth to the incredible heroes and engaging storylines
6:00 pm PDT 11/03/2017 By Anshita Bhatt

Apart from the superheroes and their quips, Marvel is also known for its little noticed philosophical touch to every feature, through adages and pithy sayings. Every instalment of its cinematic universe gives a greater message along with defeating the villains and evil forces. These aphorisms, often missed in the midst of ludicrous and waggish dialogues, though are put in simple words, have a profound meaning. For all those who always seek a “deeper meaning”: take a look at some of … Read More

Thor not only gets a makeover but will also be seen having a more comedic approach
7:30 pm PDT 09/03/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

We have all seen him in his golden dreadlocks since the beginning of Marvel Cinematic Universe. Now, in his third solo movie, he’s going to sport a never seen before look in the MCU. The crown prince of Asgard, based on the Norse mythological deity, Thor portrayed by Chris Hemsworth will be seen sporting cropped hair rather than his usual long, golden locks. The next issue of Entertainment Weekly reveals the first look of Hela, Valkyrie, and Thor. We can … Read More

Jason Momoa to star in the upcoming ‘Just Cause’ movie
5:00 pm PDT 08/03/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

With movies inspired from gaming franchises gaining popularity, more and more features are being announced based on videogame universes. The newest addition to the bandwagon would be a movie based on Square Enix and Avalanche Studios’ action franchise, ‘Just Cause’. As Variety reports, Game of Thrones and Justice League actor, Jason Momoa has been roped in for the lead role in the movie. He will be playing the role of the fictional protagonist of the game, Rico Rodriguez. The original … Read More

Behind the colossal knights and epic cityscape of ‘Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV’
2:45 pm PDT 06/03/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Image Engine embarked on its first full-CG animated sequence for Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV – a 23-minute sequence featuring colossal knights doing battle across an epic cityscape. The studio collaborated with Japan’s Square Enix to ensure every shot respected the heritage of the classic video game franchise. Over the years Image Engine has developed a pipeline that is capable of inserting digital elements into real-world surroundings – or vice versa. The aliens of District 9 blend indiscernibly into the on-set … Read More

Logan Review: A flawless and perfect adieu to Wolverine
5:00 pm PDT 03/03/2017 By Prerna Kothari

Year 2029. The time when the world is oblivious to the existence of mutants. It’s the time where mutants can be found in the comic book pages. There is no sign of X-Men, just Wolverine and Charles Xavier living in the ruins of a private property in Mexico, with Charles’ caretaker, Caliban (a mutant who can sense and track other mutants). That’s the set-up of Hugh Jackman’s last movie in the role of Wolverine, Logan. Smoky-gray gunmetal hair, constant alcohol … Read More

Pokémon’s upcoming movie is set to take you on a nostalgic trip
11:00 am PDT 03/03/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

With another summer approaching, Japan would be gearing up for another Pokémon movie. Since its inception in 1996, The Pokémon Company has released a new movie every year. This year, on the 20th anniversary of the celebrated franchise, the makers are back with yet another movie and it is definitely going to take people down the memory lane. Titled ‘I Choose You’, the feature will take you back to the roots of the show, where the protagonist, Ash Ketchum, begins … Read More

‘Alien Covenant’ trailer: The path to paradise begins in hell
2:00 pm PDT 01/03/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Fox has just released a terrifying, new trailer for the upcoming feature, Alien Covenant. The upcoming instalment in the ‘Alien’ franchise from Ridley Scott is slated to release on 19 May, this year. The new trailer shows off a colony ship comprising of couples sailing through the vast space in search of a habitable, uncharted planet. They land upon a planet which looks quite mesmerising at first sight, with water bodies and breathtaking valleys stretching throughout. However, the team turns … Read More