‘Onward’ Teaser Trailer Debuts!

The teaser trailer for Pixar’s upcoming animated film, Onward, has debuted and man, do I love it!

I love the world it creates with mythical creatures we know and love! I love the idea that the troll brothers are going on some quest! I love the double moons and the unicorn pests! I can’t wait for March 6, 2020!

The film will be directed by Dan Scanlon (Monsters University) and feature the voice talents of Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Octavia Spencer.

What do you all think of this teaser? Are you excited for the film? Let me know in the comments below!

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‘Toy Story 4’ Theatrical Trailer Debuts!

After a couple of teaser trailers, we’ve finally received our first theatrical trailer for Pixar’s upcoming film, Toy Story 4!

While I’m hopeful for the film and like some of the new characters such as the apparently villainous Gabby Gabby (voiced by Christina Hendricks) and her army of pleasingly creepy ventriloquist dummies, I’m not super excited about other characters like Forky or Bo Peep’s “stronger” personality. I’m also a bit letdown that this film seems to just be a rehash of Woody’s realizations of what it means to be a toy and loyalty/disloyalty to one’s human that he came to in Toy Story 2 and Toy Story 3.

What do you all think of this trailer? Will you see this in theaters when it comes out on June 21, 2019? Let me know in the comments below!

91st Academy Awards Results!

Well, the hostless 91st Academy Awards have come and went! My score this year was 14/24 which isn’t one of my better scores (Black Panther sure surprised me with the awards it won!). But, there’s always next year!

In terms of animation, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse won Best Animated Feature and Bao won Best Animated Short.

For a list of the other winners, click here.

My 91st Academy Awards Predictions!

Once again, it’s Oscars season! Listed below are my predictions for the winners of this year’s 91st Academy Awards ceremony! Like usual, I leave the top 6 awards for the end (Best Animated Feature, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Picture). The nominees that I think SHOULD win will be in red, the nominees that I think WILL win will be in blue, and if they’re the same, they will be both red and blue. Enjoy and let me know what you think in the comments below!

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‘Frozen II’ Teaser Trailer Debuts!

We finally get our first teaser trailer for Disney’s upcoming animated sequel, Frozen II! What do you think of this trailer?

I personally am loving what I’m seeing! The overall look of the film is quite distinct and I’m loving the stunning animation! I mean, those waves and cliffs look so real! I also liked the bit of the song that we heard near the end!

The characters seem to be going on a journey, but I wonder what the journey will be. Any ideas?

I still don’t want them to give Elsa a girlfriend in this film; I’d rather her remain single.

Frozen II will hit theaters in the U.S. on November 22, 2019!

Upcoming Animated Films in 2019

It’s that time of year again: the time we take a look at what next year has to offer us in terms of theatrical animation! Bear in mind that these are only the animated films with verified US release dates and that any and all dates are subject to change at any time. (And for the purposes of this blog, I am not including Disney’s upcoming The Lion King remake in this list!) Enjoy!

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Pixar Announces ‘Onward’ For March 6, 2020 Release!

Pixar has announced that the title of their March 6, 2020 release will be Onward. Taking place in “a suburban fantasy world”, the film will be about two teenage elf brothers “who embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.” The film will be directed by Dan Scanlon (Monsters University) and feature the voice talents of Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Octavia Spencer.

For more info on the film, click here.

Are you excited for this film? I personally am! It’s always interesting to see a new original idea from Pixar and I’m pleased with the voice cast.