Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Here's Marvel's Phase 3 Slate!

(L-R): Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige, and the core cast of Captain America: Civil
: Robert Downey, Jr., newcomer Chadwick Boseman and Chris Evans.

Phase 3 of the multi-billion dollar Marvel Cinematic Universe was announced at a special Marvel event yesterday! We'll cut to the chase and tell you what you an expect from these new Marvel films, and when. Check out the breakdown below!

Monday, 27 October 2014

Chris Miller and Phil Lord to Write The Lego Movie 2

The Lego Movie remains one of the best and most successful films of the year, so it's no surprise that Warner Bros. commissioned a sequel to it. That, and the expansions to their Lego universe, was all very good, but there was no word on who was directing the movie and, while that still remains a mystery, Deadline has confirmed that the directors of the original film, Chris Miller and Phil Lord, are set to at least write the sequel!

Disney Animation Officially Announces Moana as 56th Animated Film

In some big news, Walt Disney Animation Studios recently announced that their 56th animated feature film will indeed be Ron Clements and John Musker's Moana! Musker and Clements have an extensive filmography with the studio and are responsible for such classics as The Little Mermaid and Aladdin, so a new film by them is always welcome.

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Pete Sohn Confirmed as Director of Pixar's The Good Dinosaur

Pixar recently announced (in a subtle yet effective way) the new director for their 16th feature film. And, as expected, it is indeed Pete Sohn (Partly Cloudy), the film's original co-director. Here's the video that Pixar uploaded with the official announcement:

The Book of Life Review: Yes to the Colours, No to the Shape

The time of the year when everything becomes dark and spooky is upon us, and with it arrives its lot of death-themed animated features. This year's iteration is a special one though, as it doesn't deliver the usual Halloween folklore and instead takes us on a journey through Día de los Muertos, the Mexican day of the dead.
Director Jorge Gutierrez and Producer Guillermo Del Toro come up with a gorgeous-looking movie; ironically, from that great strength The Book of Life also suffers. Clarifications after the break.