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

Iron Man 3 VFX reels make the Air Force One scene twice as impressive

One of the amazing things about The Avengers was just how seamless a lot of the CG cityscapes and creations felt. And it looks like Iron Man 3 had a similar amount of heavy CG. Check out some mind-blowing new VFX reels. » 5/15/13 4:40pm 5/15/13 4:40pm

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…

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

Samurai Jack creator explains how Hotel Transylvania will return…

Dexter's Laborator and Samurai Jack creator Genndy Tartakovsky is making the leap from 2D animated television to 3D animated features with Hotel Transylvania, his tale of a vampire-run hotel that provides monsters refuge from the dangers of humanity. At his San Diego Comic-Con panel, Tartakovsky talked about his… » 7/13/12 7:20am 7/13/12 7:20am

The Cat in the Hat comes back to the big screen, this time in CG

What do you do when your Dr. Seuss adaptation makes a ton of dough at the box office? Make another one! Universal is wasting no time in lining up the next big-screen Seussfest, but this time they're going with a property they've already demolished: The Cat and the Hat. » 3/18/12 11:30am 3/18/12 11:30am