Review: Early Man

You know, I remember watching my first Wallace & Gromit movie very clearly. It was Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. Now, I didn’t know what or who Wallace and Gromit were, but the unique animation alongside the ec...


Laika releases adorable character posters for The Boxtrolls

If you aren't excited about The Boxtrolls, you should be. Laika, the animation studio that's brought us stop-motion gems like Coraline and Paranorman, is currently working on The Boxtrolls, a movie set in the fictional Cheesebridge, a town ...

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Interview: Lee Hardcastle (The ABCs of Death)

The ABCs of Death is an interesting and ambitious experiment: 26 short films, 26 different filmmakers, each one tackling a letter of the alphabet. Of the 26 filmmakers, 25 were generally established. To fill the letter T, Drafthouse Films h...


Flix for Short: A Good Clay to Die Hard

Here's a new bit of claymation from Lee Hardcastle: a fake trailer for A Good Day to Die Hard, retitled A Good Clay to Die Hard. It hits all the bases, and even pays homage to the Die Hards of the past. If the name Lee Hardcastle sounds fa...


Flix for Short: Claycat's The Raid

I have a confession to make: I haven't seen The Raid: Redemption yet despite the critical acclaim it's received. It's my mission to see it this summer, though, once I get a little free time. For now, I'm getting my Raid fix thanks to Lee H...


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...


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 ...


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...


Flix for Short: Pingu's The Thing

The Thing is tied with David Cronenberg's The Fly as my favorite horror movie. The bleakness, strangeness, and paranoia gets under my skin, and those creature and make-up effects by Rob Bottin are still better than most effects today....


Check out this ParaNorman newspaper clipping

This manufactured newspaper page "from" The Blithe Hollow Bugle is actually a poster of sorts for the approaching new movie from the makers of Coraline, titled ParaNorman. This is kinda an odd bit of advertising for a movie - but it's actua...


Trailer: The Pirates! Band of Misfits

This is a great week for animated movie trailers! Not only did we just see the new, sweet trailer for Pixar's Brave, but also just released is this new trailer for Aardman Animations' The Pirates! Band of Misfits. I'm kind of a huge fan of...


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