Warner Bros. is putting aliens in their Tarzan movie for some reason

Yesterday, we showed you an excellent proof-of-concept video for a scifi reimagining of Zorro. It worked far better than it should have. Today, there's an actual trailer for WB's real, coming-out-in-2014 CG Tarzan movie, where there are alien spaceship and giant tentacle monsters and other seemingly un-Tarzan-like… » 11/27/13 11:20am 11/27/13 11:20am

Robots can hate their dead-end jobs in the CG comedy short "Shelved"

What do Clerks and The Office have common? Not much, but if they were combined and both starred robots, the result would be a lot like "Shelved," this CG comedy short directed by James Cunningham of Auckland's Media Design School and animated by 11 of its students. It's kind of satisfying to know robots are just as… » 4/10/13 2:40pm 4/10/13 2:40pm

For some reason, the Grinch is getting another movie—this time in CG

After the rage-inducing financial success of The Lorax, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures is apparently on a mission to ensure that Dr. Seuss' most popular books all know the touch of CG. The next Seussian project on their slate is another remake of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Mr. Grinch's… » 2/09/13 1:00pm 2/09/13 1:00pm

Voyager 1 outlives the magnificent death of the sun in this mesmerizing…

Production studio PostPanic and director Mischa Rozema crafted this gorgeous bit of artificial space porn, Stardust, in memory of graphic designer Arjan Groot, who passed away in 2011. It envisions the journey of Voyager 1 as it moves ever farther from our sun and continues well beyond the lifespan of humanity. » 2/03/13 9:30am 2/03/13 9:30am

This short cartoon about the cuddliest demon summoning deserves a run…

If only more animation studios prefaced their feature films with short cartoons, we might get more fun romps like The Colors of Evil. In this film, which Phillip Simon and Alyse Miller created as their thesis project at Ringling College of Art and Design, a wicked little girl summons a demon to deal with her… » 8/04/12 9:30am 8/04/12 9:30am