Animation

How Alien: Resurrection led to the Ice Age movies

Louisa Mellor Feature
Jul 13, 2016

Blue Sky Studios’ CGI work on Alien: Resurrection began a long and fruitful relationship with 20th Century Fox…

11 potential cartoon boyfriends

Jenny Morrill Feature
Jul 12, 2016

Does Willy Fog float your boat? Squidward ring your bell? Den Of Geek's hard-hitting journalistic investigation into cartoon chaps...

The Secret Life Of Pets review

Simon Brew Review
Jun 22, 2016

From the house of the Minions comes The Secret Life Of Pets. Here's our review...

Celebrating King Of The Hill's understated joys

Wesley Mead Feature
Jun 7, 2016

Mike Judge and Greg Daniels' King Of The Hill was a smart, tender human comedy that deserved more attention in the UK...

The Trap Door: celebrating a much-loved 80s animated series

Louisa Mellor Feature
Mar 30, 2016

We salute Terry Brain and Charlie Mills, creators of 1980s children’s stop-motion animated TV series, The Trap Door…

The Rescuers Down Under - the Disney renaissance's lost film

Mark Harrison Feature
Mar 2, 2016

Released in 1990, The Rescuers Down Under is one of the great forgotten films of the Disney renaissance. Mark takes a look back...

10 amazing animated short films from Hungary

Aliya Whiteley Feature
Mar 16, 2016

Watch ten superb animated short films right here, showcased at the Kecskemét Animation Film Festival...

Chris Renaud interview: Secret Life Of Pets, Despicable Me

Ben Mortimer Interview
Feb 2, 2016

Chris Renaud on animation, getting trailers right, Gru in Despicable Me and The Secret Life Of Pets...

The Peanuts Movie – working hard to keep it simple

Louisa Mellor Feature
Dec 21, 2015

The makers of The Peanuts Movie went against the grain of 3D animation to produce a film that looks deceptively simple…

The Peanuts Movie – finding the Sparky line

Louisa Mellor Feature
Dec 14, 2015

Here’s how The Peanuts Movie creators tried to honour the look and feel of Charles ‘Sparky’ Schulz’s original comic strips…

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