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Review: The Legend of Tarzan- Lacks visual appeal to make you swing in the jungle
4:00 pm PDT 01/07/2016 By Ronald Rodrigues

The Legend of Tarzan misses the emotional connect and the storytelling aura that the animated film of 1999 created by Disney possessed. It definitely takes you into the jungle but does not let you swing with the story. Ironically, as opposed to animation where there’s lot of freedom, live-action has many limitations. However, this venture of Warner Bros. fails to take the audience for a jungle ride both in terms of the CGI created animals and visual effects for various sequences. … Read More


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Street Fighter 5: Take a look into the Story mode and cancelled characters from the game
2:00 pm PDT 01/07/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Street Fighter 5 fans have been eagerly anticipating the story mode expansion and Capcom seems to have just given the players a treat with the trailer of “A Shadow Falls”, which will be coming for free. The story mode portrays a story where all the fighters of the world unite in order to subdue the treacherous villain M. Bison and his villainous organisation Shadaloo’s plans to cripple the world by something they have created called the ‘Black Moon’. As Capcom … Read More


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Ralph is all set to wreck the internet as Disney announces ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’ movie
10:30 am PDT 01/07/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Disney is known for creating magic on screen with their animated movies. Replete with valuable lessons and memorable characters, the features almost always etch a positive mark on the minds of the audience. One of those movies was the 2012 feature ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ which penned a landmark garnering $49 million in revenues over its opening weekend, making it the largest opening weekend for any Walt Disney Animation Studios movie at that time. Now, the sequel to this beloved movie has … Read More


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Daichi Studios: A young studio founded by an interesting duo in Netherlands
7:00 pm PDT 30/06/2016 By Prerna Kothari

It’s said there’s no power in the world that can stop you from achieving your dreams. This turns out to be the case with the young Netherland based studio, Daichi Studios. Started recently in April by Daan Machielsen and Ricky Raaymakers, the studio creates concepts for entertainment products such as animated series, computer games, comics and other entertainment media. At Content Tokyo 2016, AnimationXpress got the chance to meet Daichi Studios’ dynamic co-founder Daan Machielsen and marketing consultant Robert Bulters. … Read More


New trailer of ‘Pokemon Sun and Moon’ shows off brand new Pokemons
6:00 pm PDT 30/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Details about the upcoming edition of Pokemon Sun and Moon were revealed recently and shed the much anticipated details on the Alola region and the new world of Pokemons including the two legendary ones, namely, Solgaleo and Lunala. Now, after an alleged overnight leak of gameplay footage and a bunch of new Pokemons revealed, Nintendo has confirmed that the footages were indeed real and the Pokemon Company was quick to upload a new trailer with the same seven new Pokemons … Read More


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DreamWorks makes you rock and roll with ‘Trolls’ first trailer
5:00 pm PDT 30/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

It’s all about singing and dancing. DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming animated feature Trolls is definitely going to make you groove with its musical compositions by Justin Timberlake and Gwen Stefani. Till now, the plot of this animated feature was under wraps as its first teaser didn’t portray anything much about the film. DreamWorksTV recently released its first official trailer which indicates the entire voice cast as well as hints to the plot of the film. The lead character Branch voiced by … Read More


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Reliance Games launches the official mobile game of ‘The BFG’ movie
4:00 pm PDT 30/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Reliance Games today announced the launch of ‘The BFG Game’, a dream-matching adventure based on the Steven Spielberg movie The BFG, due to be released on 1 July, 2016. Fans of ‘The BFG‘ get to embark on a journey through spectacular worlds with the BFG and Sophie by mixing dream jars in exciting match-3 puzzles. The game will be available worldwide for free on iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets. The game experience includes switching and matching colourful dream jars … Read More


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Fantoche International Animation Film Festival garners huge number of entries from across the globe
12:00 pm PDT 30/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

A total of 1,394 films, from 79 countries, 81 of which are from Switzerland were submitted for the Fantoche Festival programme, which caters to animated film-makers from around the world. As the current range of short films is becoming more and more popular among audiences at Fantoche, the festival organisation decided to compile an “Hors Concours” programme as well. Launched 21 years ago in Baden, this year marks the 14th edition of the International Animation Film Festival. True to the … Read More


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Lawsuit filed against DWA CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg for Comcast Merger ‘Side Deal’
6:00 pm PDT 29/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, according to a report by the Los Angeles Business Journal. A DWA minority shareholder Ann Arbor City Employees Retirement Systems filed the lawsuit seeking a share of the profits from an alleged side deal that took place as part of the $3.8 billion merger deal back in April. The merger deal took place in april earlier this year when Comcast Corporation acquired DreamWorks Animation for the above mentioned … Read More


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Same story with a different style: The ‘Flinstones’ are making a comeback through comics
4:00 pm PDT 29/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

‘Flinstones’, the name itself brings back flashbacks and memories from the past. The show debuted on American television on 30 September, 1960 and ran successfully till 1 April, 1966. It was the first animated show which took a lucrative spot on American television’s prime time. Loved by millions even after four years of broadcast, the Hanna-Barbera show continued with reruns, several series and even live-action movies based on it. Now, the Flinstones will be back, but in a whole new … Read More


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Game of Thrones “Battle of the Bastards” created by Deluxe’s VFX studio Iloura
1:00 pm PDT 29/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The recent ‘Battle of the Bastards’ episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones has created a galore of excitement and much of discussion. The dramatic tale has undoubtedly been a profound art due to both its storytelling and visual appeal. The huge fan following of the series is completely justified by the immense thought process and creative input that has been invested in its creation. Deluxe announced that its Australian animation and visual effects studio Iloura delivered a significant suite of … Read More


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Turner and Yash Raj Films come together for their upcoming movie ‘Sultan’
10:00 am PDT 29/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Turner International has partnered with Yash Raj Films for their upcoming movie ‘Sultan’ in an attempt to bring the big screen magic on television. The association brings two new specials on POGO and Cartoon Network with Sultan’s sports-drama story to entertain the children. Salman Khan in his ‘Sultan’ avatar will be seen giving life-saving tips and encouragement to face challenges in each phase of life in these new TV specials. Cartoon Network will be airing a special “Dhobi Pachhaad with … Read More