November 17, 2011
It was always going to be difficult to adapt onto screen a comic series with a fan base spread across continents, but, the Oscar-winning duo director Steven Spielberg and producer Peter Jackson do...
August 24, 2011
After rewriting the rules of the game of infotainment for children with Manchadi, Pupi I and Pupi II, city-based Hibiscus Digital Media has raised the bar with a new animation...
July 7, 2011
Venugopal dreamt big and has achieved his dream. He tells Harshini Vakkalanka his debut animation film, 5ters…, is a path-breaking one »
May 28, 2011
The only meat in Kung Fu Panda 2 is on the person of Po (voiced, once again, by Jack Black). With every ounce of cleverness expended on the action sequences — bright and brisk, yet overly reminiscent of Spielbergian set pieces
May 9, 2011
Animation film designer Dhimant Vyas, who worked on Taare Zameen Par, tells Bhumika K. that India needs to develop a distinctive style of animation and not just bank on mythological stories for subjects.
April 15, 2011
Yogi Bear entertains kids, promotes his eponymous film
February 5, 2011
The production notes for Alpha and Omega say the film is only 88 minutes long, but I thought it was much longer. Unfortunately, the film plods along from one scene to the next and in the fir...
January 26, 2011
‘Rapunzel', a Grimm Brothers classic, is being retold by Disney as "Tangled"— a delightful film, delivered as a solid animated feature that will satisfy modern audience.
December 11, 2010
How the rugged hilly terrain of Los Angeles became the office, studio and playground of famous entertainment personalities in Hollywood. »
September 15, 2010
The animation industry is THE place to show off your creative skills. »
November 12, 2011
Steven Spielberg's motive behind The Adventures of Tintin reveals itself as an exuberant burst of nostalgia. What is the boyish reporter of Hergé's beloved comic series — trotting the globe...
August 3, 2011
Sharmishtha Sohoni, who has brought to life many characters on screen including the lovable Smurfs. Harshikaa Udasi talks to the technical expert »
June 29, 2011
An animation facility in the city pulls off its biggest project yet, at the behest of an Oscar-winning producer. Baradwaj Rangan has the details
May 12, 2011
Watch the premieres of three new films and new episodes of Beyblade on Cartoon Network.
April 23, 2011
The bear with the top hat, green tie and penchant for stealing picnic baskets has waited over 50 years for his shot at raising some big screen laughs. But Yogi Bear the movie, far fro...
February 8, 2011
Getting to know how animation movies are made is also fun.
February 2, 2011
With the Hollywood animation film “Alpha & Omega” releasing tomorrow, A. K. Madhavan, CEO of the Indian company that produced it, has reasons to smile. Harshikaa Udasi has the details.
January 1, 2011
What is it with heavy metal and super hero films? Iron Man 2 had some amazing AC/DC music and now the animated superhero reimaging, Megamind, serves up a banquet of Metal anthems such...
September 17, 2010
“Ramayana -The Epic” releases this Dussehra »
August 5, 2010
Watching Despicable Me restored my faith in films. I haven't had so much fun in the longest time! It was sheer joy to sit with the audience, young and old, and enjoy the vivid animation, sup...