Feature Film

Will Smith and Tom Holland lead voice-cast in animated film ‘Spies in Disguise’
4:15 pm PDT 10/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Fox Animation, Blue Sky Studios and Chernin Entertainment’s animated feature Spies in Disguise will have Hollywood actors Will Smith and Tom Holland as lead voice artists. The studios have also released photos featuring the first looks of the stars. The animated comedy is based on Pigeon: Impossible, a 2009 original animated short film by Lucas Martell that followed a secret agent who nearly triggers a global conflict when a pigeon gets stuck in a government-issued nuclear briefcase. Spies in Disguise … Read More

‘Padmavati’ trailer: Vastness and grandeur of VFX promise a thrilling narration
6:00 pm PDT 09/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Viacom 18 Motion Pictures has finally released the first trailer of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus, Padmavati. And mind you, grandeur of the film grips you from the very beginning. Last month, the first poster of the film was released, unveiling the first look of Deepika Padukone in the film; whereas earlier this month, we caught a glimpse of Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in their respective avatars. Now, the first official trailer of the movie shows the glamorous troika flexing their acting … Read More

‘Blade Runner 2049’ review: Runs, but never flies
6:42 am PDT 06/10/2017 By Sachin Bhat

Director Denis Villeneuve once caught everyone on a hop with his sci-fi thriller Blade Runner in 1982, for it’s futuristic settings and special effects were truly spell binding. The movie however, found itself at the short end of a stick due to a wafer-thin plot and its meandering pace. Fast forward by 35 years, and the case is very much the same. Villeneuve returns to his Blade Runner saga with a sequel that is now set in a dystopic 2049, … Read More

NY VFXWAALA share Ranveer Singh’s first look in the upcoming ‘Padmavati’
12:00 pm PDT 03/10/2017 By Sachin Bhat

For all the Ranveer Singh fans anxiously waiting to catch a glimpse of the star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming magnum opus Padmavati, behold! That day has finally come. NY VFXWAALA’s Prasad Sutar has shared the first look of Singh as the much-maligned Alauddin Khilji, and mind you, the Befikre star sports a badassery that’s hardly seen of him before. Rolling in cinemas on 1 December, the razzmatazz surrounding the period drama is hard to ignore. And now with Ranveer’s … Read More

Why you must be excited about ‘American Made’
1:40 pm PDT 28/09/2017 By Sachin Bhat

Just as Hollywood business continues to gather steam with the box-office success of IT and Kingsman following a long, sluggish spell, superstar Tom Cruise readies to condense it with his latest outing, American Made. Based on a true story, the crime-action film sees the 55-year old returning to his beat – gut-wrenching, exhilarating action adventure, pulling off some deathly stunts which is so a child’s play for him. American Made may be the sole English release right now on 29 … Read More

It’s official! ‘IT’ sequel gets a release date
11:00 am PDT 26/09/2017 By Sachin Bhat

The spine-chilling horror that Andres Muschietti’s IT cast on its viewers is still afresh in the bones, courtesy the blood-thirsty clown of a monster Pennywise (with that hellish smirk) who took the horror genre into the stratosphere. So whilst the movie continues to smash (box-office) records to smithereens, the makers have already confirmed the release of its sequel! Production house New Line Cinema and distributors Warner Bros. Pictures have set 6 September 2019 as the release date for IT 2. Given … Read More

‘Maze Runner: The Death Cure’ trailer: The Gladers slog in the murkiest maze yet!
4:00 pm PDT 25/09/2017 By Sachin Bhat

Having survived an excruciating labyrinth followed by deadly scorch trials, Dylan O’Brian and co. now embark on the third and the final maze adventure. Called The Death Cure, the Maze Runner trilogy culminates with our heroes venturing into yet another maze called Last City where Thomas and group will encounter certain treacherous questions before rescuing their friends. The official trailer of the third installment gives us a sneak peek into what lies in the final chapter of the saga. And … Read More

‘Padmavati’ rolls out first look poster; Prime Focus to deliver post-production
4:00 pm PDT 23/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Following the resounding success of Ram-Leela and Bajirao Mastani, veteran Bollywood director Sanjay Leela Bhansali is gearing up for next magnum opus, Padmavati. With Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone pairing up for a third time, the movie also features Shahid Kapoor in the all-star cast. The highly anticipated movie just rolled out its first look of Padukone as the resplendent Rani Padmavati, tucked away in pristine lehenga choli and gracing luscious gold jewelleries. Prime Focus, one of the leading media … Read More

Powerful and magnificent shots devour the limelight in ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ trailer
12:00 pm PDT 23/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The very first thing that hits you as the trailer opens is the grandeur and vastness created in this movie, and it keeps hitting you as the trailer proceeds, because it is maintained throughout. Twentieth Century Fox has released the second trailer of Murder on the Orient Express, and you will want to watch it over and over again. The synopsis of the film goes like this: “What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into … Read More

Newton Review: A voice from the soul
8:30 pm PDT 22/09/2017 By Swati Panda

Newton is not just a film, it is a voice from the soul. We can call it a warm, sweet film making us aware of the need to get out from the rut and do what needs to be done. The political satire starts with an introduction of Newton Kumar (Rajkummar Rao) who has changed his name from Nutan Kumar that shows his quest for being something different. No, he rather has a DNA of calling a spade a spade … Read More

The party animal young rabbit is all set to entertain you in SPE’s ‘Peter Rabbit’ trailer
6:25 pm PDT 22/09/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The mischievous and disobedient rabbit is back! Sony Pictures Entertainment has released the first trailer of the live-action/CGI feature Peter Rabbit that brings alive the character of a young rabbit Peter, created by Beatrix Potter in 1893. The trailer begins with a narration and you can almost picture a cute little rabbit in a blue jacket until…it knocks down three birds while hopping. He invites all animals to an empty house that belongs to Mr. McGregor (played by Domhnall Gleeson) … Read More

‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ review – A rollicking espionage and visual extravaganza
11:30 am PDT 21/09/2017 By Sachin Bhat

“I’ve been a spy for almost all of my adult life. I don’t like being in the spotlight.” Whilst obscurity is bane to many, Edward Snowden seems to revel in it. And although spies (or even a CIA contractor) ought to keep themselves on the hush-hush all the time, the Kingsman agents just cannot help but be the cynosure of the public eye! Yes, the Brit spies are back in action after a gap of three years, and continue from … Read More