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Tomorrowland: first trailer

Ryan Lambie Trailer Oct 9, 2014

Director Brad Bird's mysterious sci-fi adventure Tomorrowland finally has a trailer. Take a first look here...

18 great animated films unavailable on Blu-ray

Ryan Lambie Odd List Apr 28, 2014

From Japanese anime to Disney via stop-motion, here are 18 animated films that are mystifyingly unavailable on Blu-ray...

Can you help Brad Bird out with The Iron Giant Blu-ray?

The Iron Giant. One of the finest animated movies of the last ten years
Simon Brew News Apr 24, 2014

You want a really good The Iron Giant Blu-ray release? Then you might need to do something about it...

25 hidden subtexts in family movies

Nick Horton Odd List Apr 24, 2014

Family movies are just wholesome, innocent, politics-free entertainment, right? Well, no. Not at all, in fact...

Family movies, ambition, and addressing loneliness

Simon Brew Feature Feb 5, 2014

Think kids' movies are just meaningless fluff? Think again. Many of them address important themes in smart, accessible ways, Simon argues.

The top 30 underappreciated films of 1999

Ryan Lambie Simon Brew Odd List Nov 21, 2013

The underappreciated films of 1999 are the focus in our last list of 90s overlooked greats...

Allison Abbate interview: looking back at Frankenweenie

Simon Brew Interview Mar 1, 2013

The producer of Frankenweenie on stop motion, Tim Burton, del Toro's Pinocchio and what she's up to next...

Allison Abbate interview: producing Frankenweenie and stop-motion animation

Ryan Lambie Interview Oct 16, 2012

With the UK release of Frankenweenie imminent, we caught up with producer Allison Abbate to talk about Tim Burton, animation and more…

The top 50 robots and AI computers in the movies

N P Odd List Apr 12, 2012

They can be clanking or lithe, as big as a planet or as small as a puppy. Here’s our list of cinema's 50 finest robots and AI computers…

Brad Bird interview: Mission: Impossible, The Iron Giant, Die Hard, fast edits and movie music

Brad Bird
Simon Brew Interview Dec 15, 2011

Brad Bird chats to us about Mission: Impossible, The Incredibles, Die Hard, sound, Inglourious Basterds and much, much more...