Category Animation

Manou the Swift

Since childhood, Manou has grown up thinking he is a seagull. He has struggled to fish, swim and fly like the rest of his flock, but he has never been accepted as one of them. When he discovers that it is actually a swallow adopted by his parents after an unfortunate incident, Manou will decide to travel to know its origins and other birds of the same species. Seagulls and swallows will have to face a great threat together and then Manou will become an unexpected hero. Christian Haas and Andrea Block, with extensive experience in special effects of films such as Assault on Power or Independence Day: Counterattack, debut as directors in this animated film starring a fast swallow that has been raised as a seagull. The family and the search for their own identity are the main themes of a film that shines when it comes to capturing the beautiful landscapes of the French Riviera, while proposing a thrilling and fun story where two opposing species of birds come together, thanks to its young protagonist, to fight a common enemy. The different characteristics of these birds, such as the impressive dives of the seagulls or the aerial choreographies of the swallows, add another point of spectacle to a group that, with large doses of adventures and sense of humor, will delight children...

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Playmobil- The Movie

Charlie and Marla are two brothers who, by a strange event, immerse themselves in the magical animated universe of Playmobil. Marla must find her lost brother but now she is barely 7 centimeters and everything she sees around her is inexplicable to her: Vikings, pirates, dinosaurs … As she advances in her search, Marla will make new friends: Del, el quack food truck cook; the handsome secret agent Rex Dasher, a wholehearted robot; An extravagant fairy godmother and many more. Playmobil: The film is the first film based on the famous articulated dolls. The film combines real action with 3D animation. The German Hans Beck created these mythical characters in the 1970s, toys that have accompanied several generations of children from all over the world who have lived thousands of adventures with them and now you can see them on the big screen. Marla, the protagonist, will tour the classic scenarios of this magical universe such as the pirate ship, the Rome of the gladiators or the West Hall. Lino DiSalvo, the director of ´Enredados´ and head of animation in ´Frozen...

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The Angry Birds Movie 2

After the enraged birds that don’t know how to fly won the war, Leonard, the king of the green and squeaky pigs, plans a revenge against his intimate enemies. However, both will have to park their differences and ally when they see that their way of life is threatened by mysterious purple birds that throw snowballs full of lava. To avoid an icy future, Leonard and the grumpy Red bird will form the worst possible team. In August 2016, just a month after its premiere in Spain, a sequel to the animated film Angry Birds was announced, based on the famous videogame saga of the Finnish company Rovio. However, for Angry Birds 2, Sony Pictures has opted for a total replacement of writing and direction equipment. In front, there is this time Thurop Van Orman, television producer as acclaimed as unconventional, creator, among other series, of The Wonderful Adventures of Flapjack, atypical satire of the Cartoon Network channel. Once again, the characters have been dubbed into Spanish by Santiago Segura (Father there is only one), such as Red, the filmmaker Alex de la Iglesia (Perfect strangers), such as King Leonard, and José Mota (The spark of the life) in the role of Chuck...

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The Secret Life of Pets 2

The spoiled terrier Max sees how his comfortable life undergoes great changes when his owner decides, once again, to introduce a new partner on the floor. But this time it is not another dog, but a human, his son Liam. Max, nothing friend of the children in the beginning, ends up having so much affection for the little one that in his eagerness to protect him he suffers a nervous tic. The anxiety of the unhappy terrier will go off when the whole family makes a trip to a farm and they begin to live crazy adventures. The animation studio Illumination, responsible for Los Minions or the Gru saga. My favorite villain, has decided to continue the story of Pets, a blockbuster in 2016. The sequel is again directed by Cris Renaud (Lorax, in search of the lost dome). However, Pets 2 is much more coral, since it is made up of three subplots in which many of the hairy protagonists of the first installment will live their own adventure. The ones in charge of lending their voice in the original version have been the humorist Patton Oswalt (The circle) as Max, formerly in the voice of Louis CK, Kevin Hart (Jumanji: Welcome to the jungle) as Pompom and Eric Stonestreet (Bad teacher) Like the street dog Duke...

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UglyDolls

In a magical city where everything is perfect, the dolls are created and trained in protocol for happiness and enjoyment of children. Next to this place is Feolandia, in which the rare and different is celebrated and beauty is something that goes far beyond what can be seen. Their worlds will meet when Moxy and his friends UglyDolls cross the border to the Perfection Institute, which governs the perverse and manipulative Lou, and discover that you do not have to be pretty to be amazing. Become a toy phenomenon, the teddies created by David Horvath and Sun-Min make the leap to the big screen in UglyDolls: Extraordinarily ugly, an animation film that extols the diversity, friendship and acceptance of each one as is. With a fun mix of comedy, adventures and music, the film transports the youngest of the house to a fantastic world where two very different places, one governed by perfection and encorsetamiento and another where the strange and different is celebrated, find and give rise to crazy and crazy situations. Kelly Asbury (The Smurfs: The Hidden Village) directs this feature film that conveys a valuable message in an era governed by image and likes...

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Toy Story 4

Although Woody said goodbye to Andy and now has a new life with little Bonnie, his priorities of caring and making his owners happy have never changed. That’s why she tries to integrate Forky, a plastic fork in the middle of the existential crisis that Bonnie has turned into her favorite toy. After a setback during a family outing, Woody, Buzz and the others will have to take an alternative path that will make them reconnect with old friends and meet new ones. Nearly a decade after closing one of the most brilliant trilogies in the history of animated film, Woody, Buzz and company return in Toy Story 4. Josh Cooley, who was nominated for an Oscar for the script of Del Revers, debuted as director of a feature film with a delivery that allows the viewer to discover new aspects of these iconic characters. The mixture of nostalgia, imagination, humor and adventure remains intact in this film that, as is usual in the franchise, is accompanied by an impeccable visual section. On this occasion, the story places the protagonists in a new environment, along with a new owner and new playmates, and before a road trip that will make them experience reunions that will make them see how great the world can be for a toy. Change and personal evolution becomes the main theme of the film, where the Oscar-winning Tom Hanks (The Pentagon Archives) and Tim Allen (One for all) return as the voices of these plastic creatures with emotions, worries, trusts and completely human insecurities...

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Pokémon Detective Pikachu

After discovering that they can communicate in a surprising way, Tim Goodman, a 21-year-old boy, is forced to work with detective Pikachu, the intelligent and adorable Pokémon who was a companion of his father, a well-known private investigator who has mysteriously disappeared. To find it, Tim and Pikachu will follow the clues through Ryme City, a gigantic metropolis where humans and Pokémon live in harmony, until uncovering a conspiracy that threatens the coexistence of both species. Become one of the great brands of multigenerational entertainment, with an emporium that ranges from video games, toys and television series, to blockbuster animated films, Pokémon now becomes a real-life feature film where flesh and blood humans share a futuristic city with these nice creatures. Rob Letterman (Nightmares) directs Pokémon Detective Pikachu, a fun mix of adventures, black movies and science fiction, where a twenty-year-old and the well-known Pikachu (in private investigator version with the voice of Ryan Reynolds) will form a tandem that will try to unveil the mystery around of the disappearance of the father of the young man. Under this premise, inspired by the video game of the same name in 2016, a surprising plot of conspiracies will be developed that threatens the peaceful coexistence between humans and Pokémon...

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The Lion King

Little Simba is forced to leave his home after being blamed by his uncle Scar for the death of his father, Mufasa, the king of the savannah. In his trip he forms a bizarre team with a boar and a meerkat that help him to leave behind his fears to become a brave and responsible lion, worthy to occupy the throne that belongs to him by natural law. After a fortuitous encounter with his past, Simba decides to return and overthrow the tyrant Scar, who has taken all the power in the savanna. The story that marked a before and after in the animated film returns 25 years later to the big screen. Now, the lion king is roaring again, and this time he is doing it through pioneering cinematographic techniques that revolutionize the film industry again due to its high technical quality in a film that visually resembles a high-budget documentary. A trip to the African savanna led by Jon Favreau, one of the great directors, actors, screenwriters and producers of Hollywood today, whose face sounds to us of great productions like Avengers and that already was in charge of the return to the cinema of The jungle book in 2016. This new remake of Disney, which has found a gold mine in the reinvention of the great classics, brings us back to the tragic story in which after the murder of King Mufasa, his son Simba will have to Accept his fate and fight to take his rightful place in the animal kingdom by following his father’s footsteps and facing his evil Uncle Scar. All this with the help of his new and inseparable friends, Timón and Pumba, who like in the original film, bring the humorous touch to this tragedy with shakespearian overtones...

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Wonder Park

June is only eight years old, but she is already a prodigy of mathematics and passionate about engineering. Together with her mother, the little girl has designed an amusement park, managed by friendly animals, which could astonish anyone. However, when her mother falls seriously ill, she will abandon a project that, incredibly, will come to life. Faced with the threat of a darkness that hangs over this fantastic place, June will be the only one capable of preventing it from being destroyed forever. The successful duo of screenwriters formed by André Nemec and Josh Applebaum (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol) makes its first foray into animation cinema and is allied with the emerging Spanish studio Ilion Animation (responsible for Planet 51 or Mortadelo and Filemón against Jimmy the Cachondo), to bring to the big screen this fantastic story about the power of imagination, family, friendship, teamwork and belief in oneself. The magic park follows in the footsteps of a girl with an extraordinary talent for engineering who, together with her mother, has designed a fantastic amusement park that, by magic, will end up coming to life. From this story suitable for all types of audiences, the film creates a moving modern tale about love and loss, in addition to talking about the jump from childhood to youth. Full of friendly and charismatic characters, the film offers fun and adventures full of emotion, a sense of humor and a first-class visual finish...

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Dumbo

Max Medici, the owner of a decadent circus, hires Holt Farrier so that, with the help of his children, he can take care of Dumbo, a huge-eared elephant that has become the laughingstock of the place. When they discover that the pachyderm is able to fly, success and prosperity will return to the show. This will attract the attention of the persuasive businessman V.A. Vandevere, who will reunite Dumbo with a charming trapeze artist in a great show for his amusement park, a place with dark secrets. In the line of his latest reviews of animation classics, Dumbo is the new iconic character of Disney in starring an adaptation to real image. The Oscar-nominated Tim Burton (Home of Miss Peregrine for peculiar children), which gave the kick-off to this fever by the remake in the company of the mouse with Alice in Wonderland, is responsible for leading the great screen the well-known history of the elephant of disproportionate ears that made him both the laughingstock of the circus and, later, the great star of the show. In this film, Burton relies on the latest special effects techniques to give life to the cute pachyderm and the rest of his four-legged friends, main characters in an adventure that combines action, emotion and good messages about respect for the different and the value of the family. For this film, which recovers the spirit of the original and, at the same time, adds new aspects to the plot, the director has a cast full of familiar faces in his filmography, from the Oscar nominees Danny DeVito (At the wedding of my sister) and Michael Keaton (Spider-Man: Homecoming), until Eva Green (Based on real events)...

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