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It’s always an exciting moment when a new animation studio releases its first feature film. It can tell us what the studio is capable of and what we can expect from it in the future. Disney, for example, has continued to build on its legacy Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs; Pixar brought us computer-generated…

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Now on VOD, Minions: The Rise of Gru is the fifth entry in an ongoing saga of wildly profitable marketing successes by a mother of a mother of a mother (I think; I’m losing track of all conglomerative monopolistic takeovers) Universal. Hooray for Universal! Isn’t that exciting for Universal! Aren’t we all just thrilled that…

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Magical trailer for the stop motion film “Pinocchio” by Guillermo del Toro by Alex Billington July 27, 2022Source: youtube “Seems you’ve been here before… the wooden boy with the borrowed soul.” Oh wow! Netflix has released the first official full-length trailer Pinocchioa stunning new stop-motion animated film from Guillermo del Toro. That looks great! Much…

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Who doesn’t love seeing familiar characters return to the screen? In this week’s new movies on VOD, some beloved characters from some of our favorite franchises return with new stories. Are you ready for a feature-length version of Bob’s burger (let’s call it… The Bob’s Burgers Movie)? Or maybe you want to watch one of…

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In a summer when Beavis and Butthead flew into space and so many others traversed the multiverse, The Bob’s Burgers Movie — now on Hulu and HBO Max — is refreshingly small. But in the context of the endlessly charming, long-running TV series that inspired it, the film is HUGE, with a more dynamic visual…

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