First Image from New Pixar Film, INSIDE OUT

First Image from New Pixar Film, INSIDE OUT

Here is the first image of the leading girl from Pixar’s 2015 film, Inside Out.

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Teaser: The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

Teaser:  The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

The beautiful, unconventionally animated film from Studio Ghibli, The Tale of Princess Kaguya gets a North American teaser trailer in light of its upcoming bow at TIFF.

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Mamoru Oshii and The Sky Crawlers

Mamoru Oshii and The Sky Crawlers

Iconic master of animation, Mamoru Oshii discusses his 2008 existential science fiction movie about the lives of clones, and war for entertainment. This is coupled with Kurt’s original review of the film.

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Trailer: When Marnie Was There

Trailer:  When Marnie Was There

A teasing (if familiar) look one of the upcoming features from Studio Ghibli

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Trailer: The Boxtrolls

Trailer:  The Boxtrolls

Compared to the two delightful teasers for Laika entertainments latest stop-motion family friendly flick, The Boxtrolls, this trailer is rather conventional in its story and plotting. But that doesn’t stop it from having a very kinetic, stylish look and feel which, at this point, is the drawing point. Coming off the excellence of Coraline and ParaNorman,...

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Teaser: Peanuts by Schulz

Popping out at you in 3D, Charlie Brown and the gang haven’t been seen since the late 1990s when the last of the cartoons were aired, and the comic strip closed down (due to creator Charles Schulz’s death in 2000.) But this teaser seems to capture a fair bit (the music certainly helps) of the spirit of the strip and the shows. The only unfortunate...

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Review: Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Director: Rob Minkoff (Flypaper, The Forbidden Kingdo, The Haunted Mansion, Stuart Little, The Lion King) Writer: Craig Wright, Jay Ward Producers: Denise Nolan Cascino, Alex Schwartz Starring: Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Ariel Winter, Allison Janney, Stephen Tobolowsky, Joshua Rush, Stephen Colbert, Leslie Mann, Stanley Tucci, Lake Bell, Mel Brooks MPAA Rating:...

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Fantastic Mr. Fox is out on Criterion BLU

While I got shut out today at Bay St. Video when I went to grab a copy (something about a flux in Canadian distributors) I shall be ordering it online, as I should have in the first place. Here are my kids wanting to remind you all that this Fantastic animated film is very, very, very re-watchable. (And, yes, it is shameless that I post this video so often in...

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This Unconventional Trailer for The Box Trolls Warms My Heart

Taking a page out of the Hitchcock or Welles playbook and building your trailer around the behind the scenes aspects of the film (I’m thinking Psycho and Citizen Kane trailers, for instance), Laika Entertainment has decided to emphasize the ‘hand-made’ aspects of their process as a reason to get you into the cinema for their latest film, The...

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Trailer: The Wind Rises

The North American trailer for Hayao Miyazaki’s “Farewell Masterpiece,” The Wind Rises spends a lot of time telling you to see it, rather than truly showing you much. Images with little context, or explanation, any dialogue or spoken words silenced, instead, a pitch that will likely only appeal to folks who already know what the trailer is...

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