2016 - A Year in Review
As we approach the closing of 2016, lets reflect on the theatrical animated features of that year, or as I’d like to call it, “The Year of Talking Animals”!
2016 proved to be among the biggest years for animation with 15 major releases. Sure a few duds slipped into the cracks, but a majority of them ended up as critical successes, and some even broke lots of box office records.
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WN 10: Sing, Rock Dog, Emoji Movie, Isle of Dogs
Merry Christmas, Animation Source! Hope you’re enjoying you day of presents and family. With the 10th Weekly News, I’ll look at the reactions that Sing has been receiving, the new trailers of Rock Dog and The Emoji Movie, the announcement of Wes Anderson’s new stop-motion flick Isle of Dogs, and the first look at the Captain Underpants movie.
Sing delivers a solid show
We close the year off with Sing, Illumination Entertainment’s second 2016 output after highly-successful The Secret Life of Pets. This is the passion project [...]
WN 9: Golden Globes, The Boss Baby, DM3, Vivo
Greetings Animation Sourcers, and welcome back to another fancy Weekly News, the weekly article that provides the latest animation news. This week I’ll dive into the Golden Globes animation nominations, new trailers for The Boss Baby and Despicable Me 3, and the announcement of Sony Pictures Animation’s Vivo.
Animation at the Golden Globes
While we wait for the 2016 Oscars, lets look into the other big film award ceremony, the 2016 Golden Globes. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced all of this year’s nominations, and [...]
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