LOS ANGELES—Buzz Lightyear and Sheriff Woody are coming back to the big screen. Disney Pixar announced Thursday it plans to produce “Toy Story 4,” with a release date in June 2017. Pixar chief John Lasseter will direct the film. Lasseter directed the first two “Toy Story” films and says his team has come up with […]
By Oliver M. Pulumbarit
“We’re looking for something that’s never been done before,” said Silas Hickey, creative director of Turner International’s Asia Pacific Animation Development, of Cartoon Network’s current talent search.
The “Boxtrolls” hit the United States this weekend, bringing the cute underground garbage creatures which have already taken their native Britain by storm to the other side of the pond.
By Nestor U. Torre
We’re so glad that animated feature films have staged a big comeback in the last two decades. It was a real pity when the popular film type faded from view before the year 2000, due to a diminished sense of wonder and obvious cross-cutting measures.
Relax, Studio Ghibli fans. The reports of the Japanese animation company’s death are greatly exaggerated.