We have reached what may be the end of the SDCC Funko exclusives! I will believe it when I see it, but this wave is a mish-mash of all kinds of things and properties, from Masters of the Universe to Five Nights at Freddy’s. Lets take a look shall we? Five Nights at Freddy’s Jumpscare […]
Joshua Stone continues to report on a Flesk Publications panel that was chock full of tidbits: The first panel of the Con for me was the Flesk Publications 10th Anniversary panel. Flesk specializes in high quality art books from sketchbooks to 300 page hardcover collections. The panel included some top notch artists in the field […]
BleedingCool has been following how ShiftyLook has been investing in the comics industry of late. How it has employed studios to create webcomics using known creator names to revive forgotten or unknown gaming brands from the Namco Bandai stable. And now it’s doing something similar with comics conventions. Next weekend, Britain’s lergest comics conventuion, the […]
Katie Jacobs was one of the chief creative forces behind House, serving as executive producer and cutting her directorial teeth on a nice handful of episodes, and the Nurse Jeffrey online spin-off. For her feature debut she’s set to direct Girls Like Us, a John Sayles-scripted biopic of Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon, and, my absolute […]
It's the 100th birthday of Universal, and so they've revamped their logo. In this clip you can see all of their animated logos to date, ending with the newest one, re-animated by Weta Digital.
Unless this all a secret plan to get Dr. Seuss spinning in his grave so much he becomes a source of clean energy, his little hairy environmentalist The Lorax has just sold out in the most horrendous way. Check this out: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrvg33vkdFI[/youtube] So, this is an SUV, hardly one of the most fuel efficient types […]
Show down at the Super Bowl. Sort of.
Here’s the full Superbowl trailer for The Lorax, another Dr. Seuss CG toon, this time with Danny De Vito typecast as a little hairy fellow. And now, a clip.
In both the original book and the upcoming movie adaptation, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is a spokesman for the trees, standing up against the forest-felling Once-ler. In these new videos, he brings his campaign to us, the real people, outside of his fiction. These are PSA clips from the USDA Forest Service, seeking to connect […]
Here’s quick sweep of just a few of the stories gathering buzz tonight. I feel the need to sweep some stuff up, at least, before I can get on with some bigger things. Some images from The Lorax were published in Entertainment Weekly. Look: Incidentally, the navigation on their site is kind of fritzed at […]
The characters and worlds created by Doctor Seuss seem perfectly suitable to CG animation, what with its facility in rendering surreal images as though real, and bright colours as even brighter. So far, though, results have been mixed. The loud zaniness has come easily, the wild invention less so and the sincerity and heart have, […]
Illumination Entertainment, home of Despicable Me, Hop and next year’s Dr. Seuss toon The Lorax, is expanding. Top boss Chris Meledandri has said that the intention is to double their output to a pair of pics per year, perhaps from as soon as 2012. The company has kept a ratio of 3.5 projects brought in […]
He’s spent his years playing squat, bald, hairy characters. You’d have thought that CGI animation may have given Danny De Vito a new lease on life with a wider ranger of characters. You’d have thought wrong. USA Today report that De Vito has been cast as the voice of Dr Seuss’ The Lorax, in a […]