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Animated Shorts Oscar Nominees

Eloise Wright and James Gill assess the nominations for the Best Animated Short Oscar

Photo: BagoGames @ Flickr

What can we expect from Kingdom Hearts 3?

The long wait for the latest instalment of Square Enix’s critically acclaimed RPG is nearly over


Review: Coco

Pixar crafts an action-packed, emotional celebration of Mexican culture

Photo: @Flickr Vina Savora

Review: Boss Baby

Maybe if I put a baby in a suit here you won’t notice the lack of a headline

Photo: Pixar Animation Studios

Review: The Good Dinosaur

Pixar’s second movie this year, The Good Dinosaur, is beautifully animated, but fails to fully live up to the inventiveness of its premise


Animation Comes of Age: How grown ups can laugh with the kids too

Suraj Vara discusses how, when it comes to comedy, animated movies cater for all ages

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Monsters University is released on 3D Blu-Ray™ , Blu-ray™ and DVD on November 11th 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with the creators of Monsters University

This summer saw the release of the anticipated follow up to the Pixar classic, Monsters Inc. Film Editor Robbie Davidson sat down and talked with director, Dan Scanlon and producer, Kori Rae to discuss how they justified a second outing for Mike and Sully in Monsters University, amongst other things.

Tim Burton used stop-motion for this recent kid's film. Photo: Frankenweenie, Walt Disney Pictures

Old school animation in the digital age

Dylan Wiggan looks at the changing landscape of animated movies

Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl'

A Year In Film: 2003

2003 may well have been a year of upheaval, but it was a cracking year for film!

Hit Girl has attitude in abundance Photo: Kick Ass, Plan B Entertainment, Lions Gate Entertainment, Marv Films

Top 5: Kids with attitude

Daniel Davis counts down his Top 5 behaviorally challenged kids

Photo: albertizeme@flickr

The future’s not 3D

3D is too often used lazily and without thought, writes Nihal Tharoor-Menon