Feature Film

Trailer analysis of ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’
5:00 pm PDT 03/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Over twenty years after the events of Robin Williams and co. in the adventurous board game of Jumanji, comes yet another fascinating flick based on the same game, though with its chops and changes. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is a stand-alone sequel to the 1995 cult, and as we could see in the trailer, promises to be bigger and better. If we analyse the trailer, then one can find out that whilst the spirit of the original movie is … Read More

Come and meet Netflix’s Okja and Mija
5:16 pm PDT 29/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

  In one of the most intriguing tale of friendship yet, Bong Joon-Ho’s Okja tells the story about a 13-year old Korean girl who befriends a crossbreed of pig and a hippo of the same name and takes great pains to rescue him from getting slaughtered. Starring Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal alongside many Korean stars, Okja is a Korean-American film which has already flattered its audience in Cannes and is now ready to win hearts in US and South Korea. … Read More

‘Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero’ teaser – Fun Academy reveal first look of the American military dog flick
5:50 pm PDT 28/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The legend of Sgt.Stubby has been finally turned into a movie and the makers Fun Academy Motion Pictures have given a glimpse of their animation film with the release of its teaser trailer. Based on America’s most decorated military dog Stubby, the movie ventures into the life of the pit bull who was rescued by an American soldier at the advent of World War I, sheltered in the army camp and his remarkable rise to become a sergeant, the first … Read More

“I couldn’t hide my tears behind the mask”: Tiger Shroff on dubbing for ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Hindi version
10:30 am PDT 28/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Spider-Man: Homecoming is only a few days away and the excitement has already grown double fold over the Hindi voice of Peter Parker in the movie given by Indian actor Tiger Shroff. In a fun interaction with the media, the Baaghi and Heropanti actor, who himself is also a great fan of Spider-Man, shared his experience on how it was to dub for the superhero he’s been following since childhood. Tiger stepped on the stage with a number of young … Read More

‘Spider-Man Homecoming’ : Bewitching trivias you must know ahead of its release
7:01 pm PDT 27/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

In one of the most awaited movie of the year, the webslinger is all set to glide through the blue skies once again as Sony Pictures India’s Spider-Man : Homecoming is fast approaching its release on 7 July, 2017 in India and 6 July worldwide. After a three year hiatus and the chaos in the MCU following the debacle of The Amazing Spiderman 2, the American media franchise is on the cusp of unleashing a renewed and revamped version of the … Read More

‘Godzilla’ sequel begins filming, official synopsis revealed
5:25 pm PDT 23/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Following the global success of Godzilla in  2014 and this year’s Kong: Skull Island, comes the next chapter in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ cinematic MonsterVerse: an epic action adventure that pits Godzilla against some of the most popular monsters in pop culture history. The film which began its principal photography three days ago is being directed by Michael Dougherty (Krampus) and stars Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air, The Conjuring films). Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai) and … Read More

Not a farewell to remember: Michael Bay’s final Transformers outing seems to be headed for a crash
7:07 pm PDT 22/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

With a large section of the movie fanatics awaiting the release of the latest robo flick Transformers: The Last Knight with bated breath, the fifth installment of the film series has opened to an underwhelming response in certain parts of the globe. Based on the ‘Transformers’ toy series by the American toy and board game company Hasbro, the movie signals the last of the franchise to be directed by the great Michael Bay who bids adieu to the bot series … Read More

Decoding the secrets of the Infinity War: Will any Avenger bite the dust?
3:36 pm PDT 22/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Whilst the next instalment of the Avengers, Infinity War is still a long way from its release, the ensemble cast of the grandiose superhero flick has already sent a quiver down the spine of its fan-base. Avengers have now teamed up with the Guardians of the Galaxy to fight against the might of their biggest nemesis yet- Thanos. And anyone would squirm at the imagination of a conglomeration of the entire Marvel cinematic universe into one single film! But given that, … Read More

‘Monsters University’ 4th anniversary: 5 reasons we still fondly remember the film
4:30 pm PDT 21/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Four years back on this day, Pixar Animation Studios released the prequel of Monsters, Inc.– Monsters University. The film received a mixed response and collected about $744 million at the box office, but we will look at it from the audience’s perspective. It is the kind of movie that one can just get down to watch with popcorn and coke and have a good time alone. Monsters University goes back to the college days of Mike Wazowski and James P. … Read More

‘Cars 3’ tops domestic weekend charts with $53.5 m, ‘Wonder Woman’ strong at second with $40.7 m
12:00 pm PDT 19/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Disney-Pixar’s Cars 3 brought in enough to take the top spot at the weekend box office followed by Wonder Woman in second place and Lionsgate’s All Eyez On Me in third. Cars 3 finished the weekend with a domestic collection of $53.5 million, a lower opening than Cars ($60.1 million) and Cars 2 ($66.1 million), but still enough to win the weekend. Cars 3 is the 16th Pixar film out of 18 to debut at #1. The film received an “A” CinemaScore. The only … Read More

‘Cars 3’ Review: A fusillade of emotions and hilarious moments meticulously entwined through a brilliant narrative
10:30 am PDT 16/06/2017 By Anshita Bhatt

Focus, focus, speed! I am speed! These familiar words greet us as Pixar’s Cars 3 begins. And let me warn you, the trailers are misleading. You will step into the theatre thinking that you know the premise, only to be greeted by crests and troughs as the story proceeds and then finally culminates. The initial parts of the movie show Lightning McQueen racing in various tournaments and obviously winning all of them. A healthy competition exists between Queen and his … Read More

‘Ferdinand’ Trailer 2: The flower-smelling bull attempts to escape bullfight
10:30 am PDT 15/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Blue Sky Studios released the first trailer of its animated adventure comedy Ferdinand in March this year. It is the story of a peace loving bull who is mistaken to be fierce and taken away for a professional bullfight. The first trailer emphasised more on the life of Ferdinand before being taken away from his hometown. The second trailer highlights his relationship with a little girl named Isabella (Karla Martinez) who is his owner  and his various escapades with his buddies- the … Read More