Lego Movie – Saviour for Warner Bros. Film comapny

VFXAnimated Movie The “Lego Movie” can turn out to be a saviour for Warner Bros. Film Company. Though Warner Bros. a subsidiary of Time Warner Group is a big franchisee in films but they lack behind in animation sector. This film can change it all for them.

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VFX and the top movies

VFX is movies is taking a more major part with every passing time. Nowadays, films are not possible without visual effects. 2014 will bring for its viewers; some of the biggest VFX movies ever made in film history. The fight for the best visual effects awards between them will be tough this time.VFX

This is a list of the best movies in 2014 in the category of VFX.

Lone Survivor

This American war movie is based on a true story. The movie is based on the same name book by  Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson. The film with stunning visual effects has cast including Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster, Eric Bana and Mark Wahlberg. The film is both directed by  Peter Berg.

Pompeii

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This Computer Graphics and Stop-Motion movie talks about an ordinary guy who is thought to be the savior of the Lego universe. Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Will Ferrel. Director/Writer duo of Chris Miller and Phil Lord will surely make this a hit like their previous venture.

Noah

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2D & 3D AnimationThe legend Rob Minkoff who directed classic films like The Lion King and Stuart Little is back with Mr. Peabody & Sherman, movie about a kid with a dog doing all kinds of adventures. People like Stephen Colbert, Ariel Winter,Ty Burrell, Leslie Mann, Mel Brooks and Max Charles are part of the movie. Antics of kid and dog will surely be a hit.

Sabotage

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Carlos Saldanha will redirect Rio 2. With the cast of Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Leslie Mann, George Lopez, Jamie Foxx, will.i.am and Andy Garcia, in the film- the trio visits the Amazon.

Godzilla

This musical animation movie is adapted from Sequel to the beloved American classic by Roger Stanton Baum. The duo Dan St.Pierre and Will Finn directed the movie. Lea Michele, Patrick Stewart, Hugh Dancy, Megan Hilty, Bernadette Peters, Dan Aykroyd, Tom Kenny and Martin Short gave the voice talent.

Transformers: Age of Extinction

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The second of the three part movie, How to Train Your Dragon 2 is directed by Dean DeBlois. The screenplay is from books by Cressida Cowell. Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jay Baruchel,  Jonah Hill, T.J. Miller, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Kristen Wiig have lended voice in the film.

Hercules: The Thracian Wars

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The sequel to Planes is directed by legend Bobs Gannaway. With the music of Mark Mancina, the film has Dusty doing more adventures. Julie Bowen, Lil Dipper and Dane Cook gave voices in the film.

The Expendables 3

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Another nice stop-motion film after Coraline. The story is about a boy who is raised up by creatures dwelling in sewage. It is taken from the book Here Be Monsters! by Alan Snow. The voice cast includes Elle Fanning, Nick Frost, Ben Kingsley, Toni Colette and Simon Pegg. The film is made by director-duo Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi.

Resident Evil 6

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Directed and co-written by Jorge Gutierrez, Book of Life is a love story at Mexico. The film has voices of Kate del Castillo, Ron Perlman, Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna, Christina Applegate and Ice Cube.

Dracula Untold

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The film is scripted by Jordan Roberts and directed by Don Hall, the story is about a young boy Hiro Hamada and his companion robot Baymax which is set in metropolis of San Fransokyo.

Interstellar

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Kim Burdon directed this animated film, and the music is by Ennio Morricone. The movie is an adoption of Oscar Wilde story. The story is about a family living in a haunted house.

Night at the Museum 3

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This film is of adventure, comedy and fantasy genre, the third part of the movie has more secret for store. This Ben Stiller starrer movie has some of the most breath-taking visual effects. This unique storyline has the most amazing characters who are into some amazing action all through the film.

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Top Animated Movies 2014

2014 animation movies list

2013 saw some of the most successful animation movies in history and films with good content and storyline being produced. Now, 2014 has in store for us more surprises and new mediums and themes are being worked upon.

Now, here is a list of the animation movies which are going to hit theatres in 2014.Nuke 

The Nut Job

This 3D animation movie is the first animated film in theatres. Featuring a star cast of Liam Neeson, Brenda Fraser, Will Arnett and Katherine Heigl, the movie of rats and squirrels fighting for nuts is going to be a hilarious hit.

The Lego Movie

This Computer Graphics and Stop-Motion movie talks about an ordinary guy who is thought to be the savior of the Lego universe. Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Will Ferrel. Director/Writer duo of Chris Miller and Phil Lord will surely make this a hit like their previous venture.

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

The legend Rob Minkoff who directed classic films like The Lion King and Stuart Little is back with Mr. Peabody & Sherman, movie about a kid with a dog doing all kinds of adventures. People like Stephen Colbert, Ariel Winter,Ty Burrell, Leslie Mann, Mel Brooks and Max Charles are part of the movie. Antics of kid and dog will surely be a hit.

Rio 2

Carlos Saldanha will redirect Rio 2. With the cast of Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Leslie Mann, George Lopez, Jamie Foxx, will.i.am and Andy Garcia, in the film- the trio visits the Amazon.

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Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return

This musical animation movie is adapted from Sequel to the beloved American classic by Roger Stanton Baum. The duo Dan St.Pierre and Will Finn directed the movie. Lea Michele, Patrick Stewart, Hugh Dancy, Megan Hilty, Bernadette Peters, Dan Aykroyd, Tom Kenny and Martin Short gave the voice talent.

How to Train Your Dragon 2

The second of the three part movie, How to Train Your Dragon 2 is directed by Dean DeBlois. The screenplay is from books by Cressida Cowell. Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jay Baruchel,  Jonah Hill, T.J. Miller, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Kristen Wiig have lended voice in the film.

Planes 2

The sequel to Planes is directed by legend Bobs Gannaway. With the music of Mark Mancina, the film has Dusty doing more adventures. Julie Bowen, Lil Dipper and Dane Cook gave voices in the film.

The Boxtrolls

Another nice stop-motion film after Coraline. The story is about a boy who is raised up by creatures dwelling in sewage. It is taken from the book Here Be Monsters! by Alan Snow. The voice cast includes Elle Fanning, Nick Frost, Ben Kingsley, Toni Colette and Simon Pegg. The film is made by director-duo Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi.

Book of Life

Directed and co-written by Jorge Gutierrez, Book of Life is a love story at Mexico. The film has voices of Kate del Castillo, Ron Perlman, Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna, Christina Applegate and Ice Cube.

Big Hero 6

The film is scripted by Jordan Roberts and directed by Don Hall, the story is about a young boy Hiro Hamada and his companion robot Baymax which is set in metropolis of San Fransokyo.

Song of the SeaMaya 

Taken from Irish Folklore this film is directed by Tomm Moore. The storyline has a brother-sister duo moves from village to the city following the disappearance of their grandmother. The voice cast has Lisa Hannigan, Fionnula Flanagan, Jon Kenny and David Rawle.

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2D & 3D Animation‘Boonie Bears’ – a Chinese 3D Animation Film

Boonie Bears is slated to be the first 3D animation film of China. It is joint venture of Chinese production houses and the characters are popular in television.

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Academy Awards for Best VFX category

VFXThe nominations are out for the Best VFX category at the Oscars. The battle between These classic visual effects will battle it out among themselves for the top spot.

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Marvel Legend – Stan Lee

Audio-Editing-CourseStan Lee at a ripe age of 91 has decided to star in his own film Mighty 7.  Stan Lee -“the father of comics” creations are popularall over the world. Though he made cameo in many films, this one has him as a starring cast.

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Rio 2096 : A Story of Love and Fury

UG & PG Animation DegreeRio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury, has won Annecy Award and is also nominated in the category of Best Animated Feature. Debut director Luiz Bolognesi shares his experience of making this million dollar Brazilian movie in a candid interview. 

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‘Ernest & Celestine’

 

UG & PG Animation DegreeDidier Brunner does it again! His “Ernest & Célestine” is up against top American animation studios like Pixar, Disney and DreamWorks at Oscars. The characters of the film were created by Belgian artist Gabrielle Vincent. Brunner has the habit of being the underdog and hopes to beat them this time at Oscars.

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Frozen Wins Golden Globe Award

Foundation of art Disney film “Frozen” won multiple awards on film festivals. This animated musical won the hearts of children and adults alike. Golden Globe award in the category of Best Animated Film was won by Frozen.

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Watch Official trailer – Frozen

 

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How many of you think Winter as your favourite season? During the time of winter, in some parts, we can see this amazing thing called ice.  On that note, Disney has released its latest musical 3D animation film called “Frozen”  in this winter. Lets have a look, what this film is all about.

2D & 3D AnimationFrozen, co-directed by Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck of Surf’s Up fame is blows a cold breeze into the viewers. The amazing voices of  Idina Menzel of Brodway fame, Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana and Jonathan Groff gave a new dimension to the musical musical. The songs were well written and scored by Christophe Beck bringing an innovative sound to the fore. The story which is inspired from the “The Snow Queen” by Hans Christian Andersen, was well framed by Shane Morris along with the directors.

The story runs around two princesses who are the main protagonists of the film. They are the best sisters in their childhood but get separated as it is known that the older one possesses special powers that she can turn things to ice, she was locked up in a castle. The plot revolves around them and in bringing  them together by restoring order in the kingdom. The other characters help them in the journey including the ice guy and the nice guy. There are also two funny sidekicks in the film as Olaf and Sven and their enactment add new colors in the movie and they reminds us of the best jovial characters in the history of the Disney animation. All of them get together to fight the odds and bring back happiness to the land. The plot does have the old concept of reuniting of the separated siblings but the story has many twists and turns. To free the people from this harsh spell of eternal winter, they must rescue Elsa who is falsely convicted as a witch.

The dialogues in the film like “Let the storm rage! The cold never bothered me anyway” gives an impression that they were written with a lot of thoughtfulness. There are also many funny anecdotes like “I can’t feel my legs!…But those are my legs”. There is also a big snow monster who threatens their lives. There is also a lot of mix-up between the four characters as they find their way through the castle – the hideaway of Elsa. Then, starts the roller-coaster ride , where they encounter blizzard, fight the Duke’s men and Hans who wants to get the throne.

UG & PG Animation DegreeThe ice, snow particles and blizzard shown in the film made with the help of visual effects were really breathtaking and provided never-seen-before visuals for the audience. The ice castle puts a new feather in the caps of Disney and VFX industry for such an enthralling output.  Technical Director Stella Hsin-Huei Cheng and VFX Supervisor Steve Goldberg did a commendable job with this really challenging film.

But, only one thing can solve this mystery. What is that? You have to watch the movie for that and do share your views after watching it.

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