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We can only imagine what the execs at Disney were thinking when they greenlighted an animated musical featuring Roseanne Barr as a talking cow... or maybe we can magically go back in time and see it for ourselves!
Treasure Planet: A movie that dares to show us the future of swashbuckling. Turns out it's a lot like the past, only with more robots. Also, it has air in space.
“Compared to most adaptations of the works of legendary sci-fi author Philip K. Dick (Total Recall, Blade Runner, Next, to name just a few), the animated film A Scanner Darkly is extremely faithful to its source material. But that’s not necessarily a good thing.”
The Animated Heroine reviews Illumination's new animated film, Despicable Me 2!
The Animated Heroine discovers a small door in her apartment that leads to a magical land of Coraline cosplay, green screens, and talking cats! She also looks at two of her favorite animated films to find out which one is superior.
Renegado returns to Mexican cinema with Brijes 3D (English title: Guardians of the Lost Code), an animated feature where humans are bonded to animal spirits called "brijes" that give them magical powers. The film wasn't really successful, which had nothing at all to do with it being a total Digimon rip-off.
Mr. Warmth and Sunshine himself reviews the limited release My Little Pony film, Equestria Girls. (Or, as Mendo called it when he walked up to the ticket counter, "The Damn Pony Movie".) This can't end well...
Does Epic live up to its name, or is it yet another disappointing entry on this year's slate of animated releases?
Joey gets nostalgic over The Rugrats Movie, the first feature-length film based on the popular Nickelodeon series from the '90s. Let's see if we need to change this movie's diapey!
Joey looks back at the 1940s Superman cartoon shorts that were produced by the Fleischers, and later on, Famous Studios! Special thanks goes out to SW Tronix for helping out with the research.
Solkir reviews one of his favorite movies, Superman vs. The Elite, an animated film where Superman takes a stand against a team of anti-heroes who brutally kill their enemies. He also talks about why, contrary to the opinions of many, Superman is f*cking awesome!
What do Robert Louis Stevenson and aliens destroying the Earth have in common? A lot more than you might think. The Animated Heroine looks at two animated space adventure films that were box office disappointments, Disney's Treasure Planet and Don Bluth's Titan A.E.
In Pokémon: The Movie 2000, AKA Pocket Monsters the Movie: Revelation Lugia, AKA Mirage Pokémon: Lugia's Explosive Birth, AKA Herman Cain's favorite film, Ash, Misty and the guy that isn't Brock face their greatest challenge yet: the criticism of a recovering fan.
Joey reviews DreamWorks' Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, featuring the voices of Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Michelle Pfeiffer. Wait... a trendy, forgettable DreamWorks movie? Those sure don't come along every day!
When Dreamworks teamed up with the quirky British animation studio Aardman, they might have made good competition for Disney and Pixar... but they didn't. Find out why when the Animated Heroine compares two movies starring rats, Flushed Away and Ratatouille.
Joey goes to da movies and sees the new CG animated fantasy flick Epic, featuring the voices of Beyonce and Colin Farrell. Does this movie deserve its title, or has the internet robbed the word of all meaning?
The Animated Heroine looks at Shrek and Monsters, Inc., two of the first films to be nominated for Best Animated Film at the 2002 Academy Awards. Spoiler alert: Shrek won the Oscar!
The anime series jumps to the big screen in Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie, featuring Egyptian pharaohs, evil sorcerers, and the fate of the universe resting on a children's trading card game. It's just another episode of What We Had to Watch!
Hey, Tolkien fans! Did you know that there's a film version of The Hobbit that you've probably never seen? Well, today's your lucky day then! Join Mr. Mendo (and special guest Mikhail Gorbachev) as we take a look! It's in a book! Um, sorry about that. Wow, that's an engraved response.
Il Neige reviews Pokémon 3! Is Ash and Pikachu's final appearance on the big screen also their best? Even if it is, that isn't saying much.