Vampire Hunter D Starts Hunting Vampires Again in a New Animated Series

Before Alucard was hunting his vampiric kin on Hellsing there was Vampire Hunter D. A cult favorite among those people who knew the word “anime” back in the ‘80s, D spawned a sequel movie titled Bloodlust in 2000, and now will star in a new animated series! But note I said “animated” and not “anime.” » 6/30/15 7:48am Today 7:48am

Roger Ebert's Poignant Thoughts On Film Are Even Better When Animated

PBS Digital Studios’ Blank on Blank series, which takes interviews with interesting people and then animates them, is just a delight, and this interview with Roger Ebert is no exception. Ebert talks about his issues with film school, who has the biggest ego, and why his favorite love scenes aren’t about passion.
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Mel Brooks Is Dracula's Grumpy Dad In Goofy Hotel Transylvania 2 Trailer

Dracula is a grandfather in the first trailer for Hotel Transylvania 2, and he’s determined to bring out his toddling grandson’s inner monster. When Drac’s daughter Mavis considers moving out of the hotel to find a safer home for her kid, Drac gets desperate — and things get worse when Mel Brooks shows up as Drac’s… » 6/18/15 10:11am 6/18/15 10:11am

Weird New Sitcom Stars An Animated Barbarian And His Live-Action Family

Yes, you read that right; Son of Zahn, a new TV series developed by Hollywood golden boys Phil Lord and Chris Miller (of The Lego Movie, 22 Jump Street and The Last Man on Earth fame), is on the way, starring a cartoon barbarian who returns to his living, breathing wife and kids after a decade terrorizing cartoon… » 6/18/15 7:30am 6/18/15 7:30am

An Animated Musical About Lilian Todd, First Woman To Design An Airplane

In 1910, Didier Masson successfully flew a biplane designed and built by self-taught engineer Lilian Todd. In the short film Miss Todd, Todd’s life — with the challenges the came with being a woman in early aviation — is turned into an animated musical, although her life takes a slightly different turn. » 6/17/15 6:00pm 6/17/15 6:00pm

How Pixar Came Up With A Whole New Way Of Showing A Child's Mind

Even for Pixar, Inside Out is an ambitious film. After all, it’s largely set inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl, and tries to metaphorically explain all of the wonderful, frustrating, and confusing things that go on inside the human head while exploring a sort of emotional truth. So how on Earth did it all come… » 6/16/15 1:58pm 6/16/15 1:58pm

First Look At The Animal Heroes Of Disney's Next Animated Movie Zootopia

We’ve seen two-dimensional artwork from Disney Animation’s next feature Zootopia, but now we’re finally getting a look at the mismatched pair of critters at the heart of the film. Meet Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman), a con-artist fox, and Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin), a rookie rabbit cop hoping to crack a major case. » 6/10/15 10:20am 6/10/15 10:20am