Do Frozen And Other Disney Movies All Have Pro-Gay Messages?

The Atlantic recently ran an article that shows how, with the right perspective, almost every major Disney movie seems to have pro-gay themes. And given the company's support of its LGBTQ employees, the Atlantic speculates that Disney is eager to support the gay community. But is the subtext really, there or are people … » 4/23/14 4:23pm Yesterday 4:23pm

Hiccup and Toothless Are Mapping The World In Movie Sneak Peek

Yahoo Movies, in conjunction with DreamWorks Animation, has released the first five minutes of How To Train Your Dragon 2. Not all of the footage is particularly new, but there are a few bits we haven't seen before. And even the stuff we have seen is given a bit more context. So enjoy this latest look while we wait for … » 4/22/14 9:00am Tuesday 9:00am

Here's All The Crazy Biz From Adventure Time's Season 6 Premiere

Holy Schram! Last night's season premiere of Aventure Time was packed to the brim with major developments and general insanity. Don't read on if you missed it or spoilers aren't your thing, because there will be some big-time reveals below, plus pictures. You have been warned! » 4/21/14 11:11pm Monday 11:11pm

Scientifically Accurate Spongebob Characters All Eat Each Other

Animation Domination High-Def has been brought us a number of scientifically accurate versions of our favorite childhood shows, but no other has featured so much mutual snacking. Because as it turns out, sea stars like Patrick eat sea sponges like Spongebob. And a real Squidward would happily devour his boss Mr. Krabs… » 4/21/14 1:43pm Monday 1:43pm

How Pendelton Ward And His Friends Created A New Era of Cartoons

When Adventure Time premiered on Cartoon Network just over four years ago, no one could have predicted that Pendleton Ward's silly cartoon about a boy and his magic dog-brother would eventually lead the world into a new era of strange but hilarious cartoons. Most people would have laughed at the thought in 2010, but… » 4/18/14 6:55pm Friday 6:55pm

Is Hollywood Addicted To Ripping Off Story Ideas From Anime?

People often say that there's no such thing as an original story these days, but how right are they? Is it possible, maybe, that a good majority of western blockbusters are actually just homages or near re-tellings of anime? This post from The Daily Beast seems to think so. » 4/18/14 3:06pm Friday 3:06pm

DreamWorks Spicing Things Up With Possible CGI Live-Action Hybrid

According to multiple sources, DreamWorks Animation is now developing a movie based on the Harvey Comics series Hot Stuff The Little Devil. That part isn't so shocking, since DreamWorks bought Classic Media, which owned the rights to all the Harvey Comics franchises such as Casper the Friendly Ghost and Richie Rich, » 4/18/14 12:20pm 4/18/14 12:20pm

11 Of The Smartest Cartoon Shows In Animation History

Animation is best when someone of any age can enjoy it, and the best way to achieve that is by mixing intelligence with humor (no, not like the Big Bang). Few things are better than getting to laugh and feel smart at the same time, or watching a character do something so unexpected even the smartest among us would… » 4/17/14 5:21pm 4/17/14 5:21pm

Finally You Can Match Your Personality Type To Disney Characters

The Myers-Briggs personality test is quite popular on the Internet and can be relatively useful for better understanding yourself — but a lot of the time people just take it for fun. In that same spirit, the Disney blog has done its fans a favor by detailing which of their characters fit each of the 16 personality… » 4/16/14 7:18pm 4/16/14 7:18pm

Why The Movie Industry Owes A Hell Of A Lot To CGI Animation

Can you imagine Michael Bay's Transformers without the CGI Autobots and Decepticons? It would be unwatchable if it were even ever made. James Cameron's Avatar would have lost the gorgeous visuals that made it more than a Fern Gully re-telling for an older audience. Our old friend Gollum would have just been an… » 4/16/14 3:09pm 4/16/14 3:09pm

Individual Frames From The Anime Hunter X Hunter Are Amazing, Revealing

It's always cool when animators give fans a look at the what it takes to create a TV show or movie, and these Hunter X Hunter frames prove it takes a lot of work. Takahiko Abiru, one of the animation directors, has been tweeting some of the 18,000 frames he drew for the show since it was rebooted in 2011. » 4/15/14 7:18pm 4/15/14 7:18pm

Catbug Flies Away With Your Free Time In His New Mobile Game

Fly Catbug Fly!, made by Ludoko Studios, is really good at eating up large chunks of time. When you start up a game for the first time, you're liable to straight up lose 20 minutes of your time. Then again, that's the nature of mobile games, isn't it? The ideal offering is something that's simple enough to pick up but… » 4/14/14 6:47pm 4/14/14 6:47pm