Danny DeVito and Zac Efron star in the animated adventure that follows the journey of a boy as he searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of his dream girl, The Lorax.
In case you didn’t notice, this cool cat is quite different from the one in the fairy tale. He has different adventures, different friends and a different personality. But he is still a cat.
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Stan Lee’s The Governator animated series will premiere in 2012; a comic book, 3D film and internet programming are also being considered. (Thanks Jonathan!)
It’s not high-tech and fancy, but we highly recommend taking a minute and a half off from work to enjoy this charming animation by Peabo of Russian men cutting a rug. Fun. (Thanks Thomas!)
JesÃºs Orellana’s richly animated ROSA is the story of a robot charged with recovering rare plant species to restore earth’s ecosystems, in a future megalopolis devoid of natural life. (Thanks Nate!)
The assault of five young teenagers incites them to lash out against the world; as they concoct a perfect revenge, only one person can stop them – or join in – in Antoine Charreyron’s The Prodigies.
Check out the dry Kiwi humor in Robert & Sheepy, two amusing claymation sheep from New Zealand that have a special point of view on life, created by Jemaine Clement and Guy Capper. (Thanks Tim!)
Gnomeo & Juliet, an animated version of the greatest love story ever told, stars the voices of James McAvoy and Emily Blunt as garden gnomes, who dodge feuding neighbors to find true love.
An animated short film by CalArts student Skyler Page, Crater Face has a simple story but is perfectly executed. Funny, poignant and technically brilliant, with a fitting soundtrack from Dan Deacon.
Might there be a touch of romance in the cards for Barbie as we meet the sophisticated Ken in the new trailer for Toy Story 3, due out in June? We think the blue leopard print shirt is a dealmaker.
An entertaining animated short from Icon Motosports with a visceral graphic novel appeal, illustrated by Lukas Ketner which features a few of their cool jacket and helmet styles too.