Posts Tagged ‘animation’

New to View: Oct. 11

The blandly adapted "Legend of Tarzan," the final season of "Mike & Molly" & the blah sequel "X-Men: Apocalypse" lead this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.
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New to View: Aug. 16 Update

"The Angry Birds Movie," an Ingmar Bergman documentary and a fan-film re-creation of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" lead this week's new Blu-ray & DVD releases.

Brenda (Kristen Wiig), Frank (Seth Rogen), Sammy Bagel Jr. and Vash (David Krumholtz) face a threat in "Sausage Party," a 2016 Sony Pictures release directed by Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan.

Sausage Party

Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg's "Book of Mormon" moment — a marvelously animated, ecumenically equal-opportunity offender with hope, heart, humor, heroism & heft.
Michael Stone (voice of David Thewlis) takes a long, hard look at himself in "Anomalisa," a 2015 Paramount Pictures stop-motion animation film co-directed by Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson.


Dizzying and disarming, Charlie Kaufman's triumphant return is an acridly funny, achingly resonant and meticulously constructed film about love and loneliness.


New to View: Nov. 3

Pixar's latest, a remake of "Vacation," and a documentary about William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal's rivalry lead this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.
Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling), Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith) are the emotions driving the mind of a young girl named Riley in "Inside Out," a 2015 Pixar film.

Inside Out

Pixar has got its mojo back with this fun, colorful movie that offers a little into how each of us might tick.

REEL BOB: ‘Inside Out’

The kids will laugh and the parents will exchange glances, grin and remember similar experiences with their offspring.
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Reel Bob: ‘Home’

By Bob Bloom “Home” is an out-of-this-world animated comedy filled with laughs, heart and life lessons. The movie is about family, as well as finding the courage to stand up for what is right. The Boov, an alien species that runs from trouble instead of facing it, invades Earth, moves all its inhabitants to Australia […]

"Confusion Through Sand" (2014), and animated short by Danny Madden.

Confusion Through Sand

Indianapolis Film Festival award-winning short "Confusion Through Sand," a perfect fusion of animation style and storytelling substance, is now free on Vimeo.
The Congress (2014)

The Congress

"The Congress," starring Robin Wright, is a psychedelic meditation on identity, ownership and free will in the digital age and beyond.

New trailers: “Big Hero 6,” “Life of Crime,” “Happy Christmas”

Disney Animation's latest, a Jennifer Aniston crime caper, and Anna Kendrick goes irresponsible in this week's trailers.
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Mr. Peabody and Sherman

True to the spirit of the original while remaining fresh and timely, "Mr. Peabody and Sherman" is a pleasant surprise.


Spotted: Did You Notice Rapunzel in “Frozen”?

Did Rapunzel and Eugene really have a cameo in "Frozen"?

INDIANAPOLIS! Win Passes to “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2”!

INDIANAPOLIS! Win passes to a special advance screening of “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2,” starring the voices of Bill Hader (“Saturday Night Live”), Anna Faris, and Mr. T, Saturday, Sept. 21 at 11:00 am. To enter: 1) Go to The Film Yap ( or The Film Yap’s Facebook page (, and SHARE one […]