#Animated Film

SMALL TOWN * BIG ART presents Hui Mo‘olelo Film Fest at Wailuku’s ʻĪao Theater

SMALL TOWN * BIG ART partners County of Maui + Hale Hōʻikeʻike at the Bailey House / Maui Historical Society + Maui Public Art Corps will unveil a collection of film shorts that celebrate Maui County history, culture and sense of place.​ The unveiling of the Hui Mo‘olelo Film Fest will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022 at Wailuku’s ʻĪao Theater.
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Oswald the Lucky Rabbit Gets His First Disney Animated Short in Decades

Next year, the Walt Disney Company will turn 100 years old. Ahead of that big milestone, Disney’s released a new animated short highlighting one of the oldest and long-forgotten creations: Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. Released earlier in the week, the short is fittingly in black-and-white and features traditional animation....
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Momo Wang’s new animated short ‘Penglai’ getting Oscars buzz

Animator and director Momo Wang’s new animated short film, “Penglai” has generated Oscars buzz. The film is about a fisherman searching for the mythical land of Penglai after he meets a woman he believes to be the manifestation of The Buddha. For more information about Momo Wang and to watch the trailer for “Penglai,” click […]

Latest News on Becky Lynch Filming a Role for Marvel

WWE RAW Superstar Becky Lynch is filming for Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, according to new reports. Lynch filmed for a “certain upcoming Marvel movie,” according to Netflix’s The Call Sheet writer Kris Tapley in May 2020, but no further details were ever provided. In an update, Fightful...

Film Review – ‘Strange World’ is an Endearing Animated Journey to a Familiar Unknown

The presence or absence of a parent can have a tremendous influence on a child’s trajectory. Children tend to see what their parents do and either emulate or rebel against them, and growing up without that example may similarly mold them if they, as adults, decide to have children of their own. Even and especially if a parent is not around, the legacy they have left behind can still be haunting. Strange World crafts a colorful rollercoaster adventure out of one man’s relationship with his father and the future he wants from his son.

The 10 best animated series of 2022

Streaming platforms released new seasons or created totally innovative products that appear on this list of the best animated series of 2022. 2022 it was also a great year for animation. The main streaming platforms, which in turn are producers, put all the meat on the grill. Great animated products premiered new seasons and totally …

Guy Ritchie Gives Update on Live-Action Hercules Movie

While not much is known about Guy Ritchie’s upcoming Hercules live-action adaptation, the director has recently said that he hopes to finish filming it relatively soon. During an appearance at the Red Sea Film Festival (via Screen Daily), Ritchie was asked about his upcoming slate of films and spoke about his various projects coming up next year. When it comes to Hercules, Ritchie said he hopes to make the live-action film “within the next year,” while also saying that he tries to be as busy as possible.

Marvel Super Heroes: Christmas Combat (Animated Film)

Dr. Doom & Loki team up with Ymir to steal Santa Claus’ powers to take over the world. Marvel’s greatest heroes, along with Avengers Academy student Reptil, will have to collaborate to foil the villains’ evil scheme and save Christmas. (New version of “Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Frost Fight”)

Baden-Württemberg: After two years of Corona: Film show back in the cinemas

Stuttgart (dpa / lsw) - After two Corona years with pure online editions, the film show finally wants to show what the film state of Baden-Württemberg has to offer on the screen again. According to the organizers, around 110 new film productions are scheduled between December 7th and 11th. The show will open on Wednesday evening with the episodic film "Balconies", the debut of director and former youth film award winner Anja Gurres, who lived in Weinstadt (Rems-Murr district) for a long time.

WIN Tad The Lost Explorer and The Curse of the Mummy on DVD

To celebrate the release of Tad The Lost Explorer and The Curse of the Mummy on DVD from Paramount Home Entertainment we have a copy to giveaway. Prepare for family-friendly adventure with the international animated hit available to Download & Keep November 23, to rent on December 5 and to own on DVD.

Check Out IndieWire’s Critics’ Ballots for the 2022 Sight & Sound Poll of the Best Films of All Time

It’s the list so formative and formidable that it can only be published once a decade. Every ten years, Sight & Sound unnerves and delights cinephiles in equal measure, care of its seminal list of the best films of all time. First conducted in 1952, this year’s iteration of included the largest assortment of voters yet, including over 1,600 film critics and journalists from around the globe. Of those numbers: four of IndieWire’s own, who are eager to share both their picks for the poll and a little insight into how they arrived at those choices. For the 2022 edition of the poll,...

Fans Think ‘Toy Story 3’ Dropped An F-Bomb After Viral TikTok

The Toy Story series has been considered one of the greatest animated film franchises of all time. While the films are incredibly popular for kids, there’s a fair share of adults that also enjoy the films and their charismatic cast of characters. With that in mind, it looks like fans are now arguing whether or not Toy Story 3 might’ve had a moment that was a little too inappropriate for children. Specifically, some TikTok users believe that Toy Story 3 actually includes a f-bomb during one small moment.

Indie Studio Annapurna Launches Animation Division And Announces Upcoming Film

Indie film and game studio Annapurna, best known for the recently released Stray, has officially launched an animation division led by industry veterans Robert Baird and Andrew Millstein. Annapurna Animation’s first production is slated for release sometime in 2023. Entrepreneur and film producer Megan Ellison founded Annapurna Pictures in...

Pixar’s Elemental Director On Avoiding Strange World’s Box Office Fate

Following Strange World’s box office flop, Peter Sohn, the director of upcoming Pixar movie Elemental, explains his approach to avoiding that fate. Elemental director Peter Sohn explains his approach to avoiding a Strange World-esque box office flop. Strange World hit theaters over the holiday Thanksgiving weekend, opening to an unexpected and dismal showing as well as earning mixed reviews from audiences and critics. Directed by Don Hall and Qui Nguyen and written by Nguyen, Strange World was the third Disney animated feature to be released in 2022 after Turning Red and Lightyear, the latter of which faced a similarly lackluster debut. Given the disappointing showings from two of this year’s animated features, the joint Pixar and Disney Animated Studios venture Elemental could be facing an uphill battle when it premieres next year.


Offering irresistible fun that the whole family can enjoy, TAD THE LOST EXPLORER AND THE EMERALD TABLET is an action-packed journey around the globe in the spirit of Indiana Jones. The third film in the Tad franchise, this latest installment became the second highest grossing animated film in Spain this year and the second biggest opening weekend for a Spanish film in 2022.

Popeye The Sailor Meets Sinbad The Sailor 1936 Full Animated Movie

Popeye The Sailor Meets Sinbad The Sailor Full Short Film is a classic animation produced by Fleischer Studios and released in 1936 by Paramount Pictures. Directed by Dave Fleischer, this two-reel short subject film is a part of the Popeye Color Features series, utilizing Technicolor and featuring a title song composed by Sammy Timberg. In this film, Jack Mercer voices the iconic character Popeye while Mae Questel voices Olive Oyl and J. Wellington Wimpy is given voice by Gus Wickie. This vintage highlight of cinematic history was recognized as "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" enough to be chosen for preservation in the United States National Film Registry in 2004 with good reason. With a captivating plot and memorable characters, this classic animated short is an enjoyable foray into largely forgotten era of film entertainment deserving of both modern recognition and respect for its role as a pioneer in animation.