Feature Film

Disney achieves an all-time domestic box office record in 2018
5:00 pm PDT 04/01/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

2018 had been quite big for Disney. And now, 2019 seems even bigger! The house of mouse has set an all-time box office record ahead of its much anticipated lineup for 2019. 2018 saw some larger than life films like Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, and Incredibles 2, with which the studio set a new domestic box office record, making $3.092 billion. Globally, it earned $7.325 billion, the second-biggest global total ever and just behind 2016’s record-setting Disney haul of … Read More

Review: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ with a magical and musical extravaganza
12:00 pm PDT 04/01/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Our favourite nanny is back! And how! Mary Poppins Returns is an overwhelming musical extravaganza with abundance of nostalgia. The film actually takes you back to the time of ‘Great Slump’ and shows the consequences it had on a certain community of people. Directed by Rob Marshall, Mary Poppins Returns is ready to create a stir with her amazing act and great CGI work, done with grace. Under the supervision of production VFX supervisor Matt Johnson and Luma Pictures, TPO VFX, Framestore … Read More

Action-packed, VFX loaded ‘Simmba’ charms the audience
12:00 pm PDT 28/12/2018 By Yugandhara Shete

His mantra in life is to do ‘beimaani with full imaandaari’. Simmba, portrayed by Ranveer Singh does all he could as the corrupt police officer in this massy entertainer. Ranveer’s charm keeps us wanting for more even though he is playing a not so good cop at the beginning of the film. His leading lady Sara Ali Khan got to play a crucial but little role, but she managed to look breathtakingly beautiful. The Rohit Shetty film, which shows the … Read More

Review: VFX-rich movie ‘Zero’ casts a winning spell
12:30 pm PDT 21/12/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The much-anticipated Zero celebrates human imperfections as the heart-warming story captures the redemption of a dwarf named Baua Singh played by Shah Rukh Khan. Baua’s inner-mental choreographies are brought alive in the Freudian dream sequence that depicts him posturing as a Hollywood-style hero rescuing a lone woman from the thuggery of his own father. In contrast to the vertically-challenged wayward dwarf that he is, his dream projects him as a French-speaking quintessential hero who is no stranger to fisty cuffs.     … Read More

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Marvel drops the trailer of ‘Avengers 4 Endgame’, leaving fans emotional.
12:00 pm PDT 08/12/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Trending at number one on YouTube, recently released trailer of Avenger 4 Endgame turned on the waterworks with a poignant scene of Ironman floating in the space with only a day’s worth of oxygen left to breathe. Given his diminishing prospects of living, Tony Stark appears to have lost his grandiose and sheen. The beaten man who’s accepted his fate says, “Part of the journey is the end” Back on Earth, Cap and Black Widow seem to be working on a … Read More

‘Star Wars Episode IX’: Kylo Ren might get his Helmet back?
3:00 pm PDT 03/12/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

In an effort to conquer the galaxy, The Last Jedi, Kylo Ren has ramped up his strategies. Jedi Padawan, giving into the dark side, killed his own master in Supreme Leader Snoke. Fans have been curious as to whether or not he will relinquish his legacy as Darth Vader. In the previous events of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Kylo Ren smashed his helmet after being rebuked by Snoke. But a new report from Making Star Wars, supporting a user on … Read More

‘The Lion King’ teaser trailer receives record breaking views within 24 hours!
11:00 am PDT 26/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Disney has enough reasons to celebrate! The teaser trailer for the new live-action/CGI The Lion King has received record breaking 224.6 million global views within 24 hours of it going live. Disney shared the good news on Instagram and thanked everyone for watching the trailer. With these views, the The Lion King has become the second most viewed trailer from any studio in that time frame.   View this post on Instagram   To the entire pride: Thank you for helping … Read More

‘The LEGO Movie’ is screening for 24hrs on Youtube: Warner Bros
3:00 pm PDT 23/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

YouTube and Warner Bros. Pictures have partnered for the screening of The LEGO Movie for 24 hrs today on YouTube as Black Friday special. Anyone checking out the trailer for the upcoming sequel The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, will be able to watch the full-length of the original blockbuster film The LEGO Movie. To launch their own personal screening, fans have to enter the YouTube search keyword ‘Brick Friday’ and select the promoted video for The LEGO Movie 2: The … Read More

Trailer: ‘The Lion King’ is back to claim his kingdom
1:00 pm PDT 23/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

And the king is back! Disney is set to bring back the beloved 1994 animated classic, The Lion King through a CGI-makeover. Helmed by Jon Favreau, (who also directed the live-action and CG version of Disney’s The Jungle Book) The Lion King will hit the big screens on 19 July 2019, which marks the 25th anniversary of the release of the original film. Made with photorealistic computer-animated technology, a teaser-trailer of The Lion King was released earlier today, which is sure … Read More

Netflix chooses India for the world premiere of ‘Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle’; announces stellar cast
12:30 pm PDT 20/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

India, the country where it all began, is the pick for Netflix for the world premiere of Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle. The streaming powerhouse has also announced a stellar voice cast from the Bollywood industry, on Instagram. The list goes: Anil Kapoor as Baloo, Madhuri Dixit as Nisha, Abhishek Bachchan as Bagheera, Kareena Kapoor Khan as Kaa and Jackie Shroff as Shere Khan. This will be first-ever world premiere of a big-budget Hollywood film in India and the occasion … Read More

Trailer: Shyamalan’s movie ‘Glass’ to bridge the worlds of ‘Split’ and ‘Unbreakable’
2:00 pm PDT 19/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The new trailer of M Night Shyamalan’s upcoming superhero movie Glass that has released recently, features a riff between Unbreakable superhero David Dunn and Kevin Wendell Crumb, a man suffering from a dissociative identity disorder, from Split (2016).  The film serves as a sequel to both the films and sees Bruce Willis’s David Dunn, who is endowed with superhuman powers, facing off against his rival Mr. Glass, Samuel Jackson. Glass reunites Jackson and Willis from Unbreakable, while adding James McAvoy and Anya Taylor-Joy to … Read More

Warner Bros releases a behind the scenes footage of ‘Aquaman’
11:00 am PDT 16/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

As the release date of Aquaman is approaching, Warner Bros recently dropped a BTS footage, leaving no stones unturned in stirring up a hype around the movie. Although the movie won’t be as gritty and dark as some may have expected, it does delve into the origins of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and his relationship with Mera as the pair set off to find his trident. Even though the video clip contains many scenes that we have previously been treated … Read More