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Aardman says a Shaun the Sheep Movie sequel is in the works

Two of my favorite films last year reminded me of great comedies of the past. There's Mad Max: Fury Road, which owes a lot to Buster Keaton's The General. And then there's Shaun the Sheep Movie, which seems to offer several nods to Jacques ...

 
 
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Shaun The Sheep is coming to America!

Shaun The Sheep is so far, one of the best movies of the year. Here in the UK, I saw it back in february, enjoyed it thoroughly, and sang its praises everywhere that I could. "It'll never come out in America though," I'd sadly add as I...

 
 
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Aardman art and sets on display at art gallery in France

If you find yourself in Paris any time soon, it might be worth your time to check out the Art Ludique if you're a fan of stop motion animation. From now until mid-August, the art museum will be featuring Exhibition Aardman, an open gallery ...

 
 
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Review: Shaun The Sheep

It's hard to believe that Shaun The Sheep is only Aardman's fourth stop motion feature film. The studio initially made its name in the UK with short films in the 70s and 80s such as Creature Comforts, but it was with the release of the fi...

 
 
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Teaser trailer for Shaun the Sheep the Movie

Aardman Animations, the company that brought us Wallace & Gromit and that cute Pirates! Band of Misfits movie, now has a full film adaptation of their Shaun the Sheep shorts. While it has no domestic release date, it's too cute to not ...

 
 
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Jenika's Top 5 Animated Movies of 2012

In recent years, a lot of animated movies have been formulaic and underwhelming, but 2012 brought us the variety and quality that has been missing in the genre for a while. Sure, Disney brought back Beauty and the Beast, Finding Nemo, and M...

 
 
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Review: The Pirates! Band Of Misfits

[This was originally posted under the UK title The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists. It has been reposted to coincide with the US release.] Aardman are one of those rare companies almost impossible to dislike: they've cornered the m...

 
 
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Trailer: The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Aardman Animations has jumped on the pop-culture band-wagon with this new trailer for their newest claymation movie The Pirates! Band of Misfits - also known as, The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists. The new trailer parodies the si...

 
 
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New behind-the-scenes images for Aardman's The Pirates!

The good people of Aardman Animations (Wallace and Gromit, Chicken Run) have been hard at work preparing their latest feature length movie, The Pirates! Band of Misfits, and these behind-the-scenes photographs really show how much work has ...

 
 
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Flix for Short: Aardman Animations takes on DC comics

Aaaaaaaawwwwww! This super-cute animation was done by none other than Pirates! Band of Misfits creators, Aardman Animations. The short is a part of Cartoon Network's new DC Nation block of programming. It features an adorable Batman, Joker...

 
 
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Aardman to alter Pirates! due to leper group outcry

Yes, that is too a real title. Aardman Animations, the creators of the classic stop-motion shorts of Wallace and Gromit, have issued a statement that they will change a scene in their upcoming The Pirates! Band of Misfits because it upset l...

 
 
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Trailer: Arthur Christmas

Christmas is magical, dammit. That's why I like the look of Arthur Christmas. It looks like a solid, slightly off-kilter-yet-heartwarming Christmas movie in the tradition of my old favorites. I still feel like every time I see and Aardman ...

 
 
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Trailer: The Pirates! Band of Misfits

I don't know why I'm always surprised that every Aardman movie looks like the best damn thing ever, because it happens every time they make something, with the exception of Flushed Away. Never cared for that one. The Pirates! Band of Misfi...

 
 




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The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)"Damaged people, decent people, dysfunctional families"

 

NYFF Lady Bird"Fly, birdy, fly"

 

The Mountain Between Us"Why didn't they eat the dog?"

 

My Little Pony: The Movie"Straight to the glue factory"

 

Blade Runner 2049"Does Hollywood dream of electric reboots?"

 

Cult of Chucky"Don't cults require followers?"

 

NYFF Zama"Strange and without category, Lucrecia Martel's return to filmmaking is the best and most idiosyncratic movie of 2017"

 

Jeepers Creepers 3"Where does he get those wonderful toys?"

 

Battle of the Sexes"A back and forth volley never settling on a tone"

 

NYFF Thelma"Everything you need and more"

 

American Made"Sex, drugs, and Tom Cruise"

 

NYFF Last Flag Flying"Richard Linklater standing at attention, but not at ease or at rest"

 

Preacher (Season 2)"Adapting the unadaptable"

 

Mother!"Mother of god this is pretentious"

 

American Assassin"American Ass"

 

It"Stephen King's scariest adaptation to date"

 

Good Time"Robert Pattinson: Vampire, no more"

 

Logan Lucky"No relation to Wolverine"

 

The Defenders (Season 1)"Masters of karate and friendship "

 

The Hitman's Bodyguard"I won't always love you"