When the songs kick in, the design is dialed up to 11. It’s a shame and an irony, then, that the songs themselves aren’t very memorable.
Pascal-Alex Vincent’s Cannes-playing documentary is a well-crafted primer on Kon’s career and works.
The sequel’s frantic mashup of studio IP is far from a slam dunk, say critics.
The R-rated Netflix comedy is directed by “Archer” veteran Matt Thompson.
Reviews of three disparate films that played in competition at this year’s Annecy festival.
Marq Evans’s film also gives a rounded portrait of Vinton himself, as a visionary but flawed artist and leader.
Enrico Casarosa’s radiant first feature is an ode to the kind of bond that only young boys can form.
The most striking thing about Dreamworks’s latest is that it’s coming out exclusively in theaters.
Gina O’Melia traces the rise of the American Saturday morning cartoon and the challenge to its supremacy from anime shows.
The film squanders an interesting set-up by diverting into frenetic action and comedy.
The film releases today on digital platforms in North America.
In a new book, Sam Summers sets out to dissect how the Dreamworks formula, with its pop tunes, celebrity actors, wink-wink gags, differs from Disney’s.
Branded as formulaic, “Raya and the Last Dragon” is still being praised for its world-building, performances, and emotional depths. Here’s what some critics had to say.
The sitcom shares writers — and an animation studio — with “Bob’s Burgers.”
The behind-the-scenes documentary benefits from considerable access to the great Czech filmmaker’s life.
By the midway point, “A New Age” is shaping up as an enjoyable social satire. But the current logic of Hollywood animation writing dictates that this is not enough.
Reviewers like certain elements of the show, but many say it’s not firing on all cylinders.
Japan’s beloved crime-caper franchise is rebooted in 3d cgi with skill and smarts.
The film is the first to be directed by Pete Docter, the studio’s new chief creative officer, since 2015’s “Inside Out.”
The legendary animator’s feature directorial debut is produced by Netflix and Shanghai’s Pearl Studio.
The Irish studio’s new film pits city against nature, sometimes beautifully, sometimes crudely.
“Ren & Stimpy” is being rebooted. Meanwhile, its creator John Kricfalusi faces accusations of sexual abuse. Where does the show stand today?
“The Fandom” premieres this evening on Youtube.
How three female-directed features use animation to explore complex social themes.
The animators and vfx artists delivered great work as usual, but the rest of Disney’s “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” doesn’t live up, according to the film’s reviews.
Little Nemo is roused by a new generation of artists in two new books.
What the critics are saying about the cutesy alien invasion offering from DreamWorks.
Can an animated feature about depression be entertaining too?