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On World Animation Day, a list of animated films to look forward to, from Ron's Gone Wrong to Pixar's Lightyear
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On World Animation Day, a list of animated films to look forward to, from Ron's Gone Wrong to Pixar's Lightyear

While Ron's Gone Wrong releases in cinemas on 29 October, the recently-released trailer of Chris Evans' Lightyear states it will hit the screens in June next year.

How the new Disney+ show Visions marries Star Wars with anime
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How the new Disney+ show Visions marries Star Wars with anime

What varies in the nine-part anthology is the mix: the degree to which the films feel like Star Wars shorts that happen to have anime character designs, or like anime shorts that happen to borrow Star Wars motifs.

America: The Motion Picture movie review — Juvenile attempt at revisionist retelling of war for independence
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America: The Motion Picture movie review — Juvenile attempt at revisionist retelling of war for independence

The American War of Independence is recast as a sci-fi fantasy/action/adventure/bromance with comic book superhero treatment given to George Washington and his pals.

Salman Khan, Arbaaz on the Dabangg animated series, Chulbul Pandey's legacy, and plans for a fourth part
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Salman Khan, Arbaaz on the Dabangg animated series, Chulbul Pandey's legacy, and plans for a fourth part

"Chulbul Pandey as a character is so entertaining that [he] would fit in any form of entertainment," says Salman Khan of the animated Dabangg series on Disney+ Hotstar VIP.

The Mitchells vs The Machines is as genre-bending as its makers' predecessor Spider-Man: Into The Spider Verse
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The Mitchells vs The Machines is as genre-bending as its makers' predecessor Spider-Man: Into The Spider Verse

The Mitchells vs the Machines is an example of 2D and 3D animation styles being used in conjunction to provide a unique visual feel. The last movie to use this style memorably was, of course, Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse, directed by Christopher Miller and Phil Lord.

Disney's closure of popular Blue Sky Studios shows animation is under pressure in pandemic-era Hollywood
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Disney's closure of popular Blue Sky Studios shows animation is under pressure in pandemic-era Hollywood

Blue Sky Studios' sudden demise after 34 years will undoubtedly rob popular cinema of one of its most creative and imaginative studios.

How to use MyHeritage's deep nostalgia feature to animate old pictures
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How to use MyHeritage's deep nostalgia feature to animate old pictures

MyHeritage app is available for download for both Android and iOS users.

Watch: Trailer of Flee, Riz Ahmed, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau's animated Sundance documentary released
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Watch: Trailer of Flee, Riz Ahmed, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau's animated Sundance documentary released

Flee, which tells the story of a man's journey as a child refugee from Afghanistan, had its premiere Sundance Film Festival 2021 on 28 January.

Release of Will Arnett, Terry Crews' animated film Rumble postponed to 18 February, 2022
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Release of Will Arnett, Terry Crews' animated film Rumble postponed to 18 February, 2022

Rumble is set in a world where monster wrestling is a global sport and monsters are superstar athletes.

Wolfwalkers movie review: Cartoon Saloon proves yet again the inimitable artistry of hand-drawn animation
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Wolfwalkers movie review: Cartoon Saloon proves yet again the inimitable artistry of hand-drawn animation

In Wolfwakers, streaming on Apple TV+, the relationship between man and wolf, civilisation and nature, English and Irish, stern patriarch and defiant daughter, becomes tantamount to oppression versus freedom.

Inside Pixar has capsules of the studio's brilliant DNA, but is ultimately too brief
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Inside Pixar has capsules of the studio's brilliant DNA, but is ultimately too brief

While Inside Pixar give us a glimpse of the process, it never quite becomes the definitive documentary on a company that has truly made some clutter-breaking animation films in the last 25 years.

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to address climate crisis through new Bezos Earth Fund
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Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to address climate crisis through new Bezos Earth Fund

He said the grant will fund scientists, activists and NGO's to explore new ways of fighting the impact of climate change.

The Irishman's de-aged De Niro and Pacino are example of strides made by animators in recreating realistic human faces
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The Irishman's de-aged De Niro and Pacino are example of strides made by animators in recreating realistic human faces

The Irishman uses de-age technology instead of using different actors. To de-age actors, a visual effects team creates a computer-generated, younger version of an actor’s face and then replaces the actor’s real face with the synthetic, animated version.

Lotte Reiniger, precursor to Walt Disney, gets recognition in animation world a century after her heyday
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Lotte Reiniger, precursor to Walt Disney, gets recognition in animation world a century after her heyday

The oldest surviving animated feature was not made by Walt Disney, but by a German puppeteer named Lotte Reiniger. Her film, The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926), was a creative and technical masterstroke that would have a huge influence on the generation of animators.

The Angry Birds Movie 2 review: A silly but enjoyable film that is a vast improvement from its prequel
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The Angry Birds Movie 2 review: A silly but enjoyable film that is a vast improvement from its prequel

The Angry Birds Movie reveling in its silliness is not only tolerable but also enjoyable because that tomfoolery is also accompanied with clever humour.

Oscar-winning animator Richard Williams, best known for Who Framed Roger Rabbit, passes away at 86
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Oscar-winning animator Richard Williams, best known for Who Framed Roger Rabbit, passes away at 86

Richard Williams, a Canadian-British animator whose work on the bouncing cartoon bunny in Who Framed Roger Rabbit helped blur the boundaries between the animated world and our own, has died

Toy Story 4 movie review: Pixar surprises fans with an emotionally satisfying goodbye to iconic franchise
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Toy Story 4 movie review: Pixar surprises fans with an emotionally satisfying goodbye to iconic franchise

In Toy Story 4, Pixar demonstrates masterfully why they are still the best in the business.

Toon Cinema gets a Ray of Hope and Joy
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Toon Cinema gets a Ray of Hope and Joy

A new animation film that re-imagines Satyajit Ray’s evergreen Goopy-Bagha adventure might just be the affirmation that children’s cinema in India needs

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' all-female spinoff and sequel in development by Sony Pictures
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' all-female spinoff and sequel in development by Sony Pictures

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse all female spinoff is likely to feature superheroes from three generations

Mamata Banerjee unveils West Bengal’s new IT policy with a focus on quantum computing, AI and big data analytics
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Mamata Banerjee unveils West Bengal’s new IT policy with a focus on quantum computing, AI and big data analytics

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has unveiled a new IT policy to make the state as one of the leading states in the country in the sector