Illumination, who brought audiences Despicable Me and the biggest animated hits of 2013 and 2015, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, continues the adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters-Margo, Edith and Agnes-and the Minions in Despicable Me 3. Directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, co-directed by Eric Guillon and written by Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio, the animated film is produced by Illumination’s Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy, and executive produced by Chris Renaud. Joining Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig in Despicable Me 3 is Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award winner Trey Parker, co-creator of Comedy Central’s global phenomenon South Park and the Broadway smash The Book of Mormon. Parker voices the role of villain Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who’s grown up to become obsessed with the character he played in the ’80s, and proves to be Gru’s most formidable nemesis to date. The film will be released in theaters on June 30, 2017.
88% of critics give the show a positive rating.
Intrigue (and plenty of ineptitude) at an international intelligence agency. The animated comedy was created by ‘Adult Swim’ veteran Adam Reed.
Creator: Adam Reed
Starring: H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler
A show this funny could be content to rest on its humor, but “Archer” has upped its game, showing that Adam Reed and his team’s ambition isn’t just limited to comedy.
What started out as a goofy spy series has almost backdoored — phrasing — its way into becoming a limited series, with a new adventure and setting every season, like some sort of Ryan Murphy show. That’s pretty cool.
There’s no expansion or even mutation of the noir style beyond an increase in humor and a moderate amount of self-awareness, neither of which is strong enough to override how plodding and unadventurous this all feels.
What seems, at first, like a complete clearing of the board, quickly reveals itself as a brilliantly surgical excision, cutting away the show’s accumulated baggage and leaving behind only those things that work.
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Two Bats have an awkward exchange at the urinal, while waiting for the greatest baseball game of all time to start.
Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Little Bat: Jack Comerford
Big Bat: Jordy Kieto
Announcer: Brian Carleton
Get to know the writer:
What is your screenplay about?
BATROOM is about a young bat whose adrenaline pumps from the anticipation for the upcoming huge baseball game and is too anxious to be able to urinate in a public restroom.
What genres does your screenplay fall under?
Why should this screenplay be made into a movie?
It’s clever, funny and even if for two minutes, if it can pull people away from their everyday routines, it is worth it.
How would you describe this script in two words?
Cute and clever.
What movie have you seen the most times in your life?
The Bellboy by Jerry Lewis
How long have you been working on this screenplay?
It was written in 2008 and just sat on my hard drive until 2017.
How many stories have you written?
What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)
Follow the Leader by Rakim
What obstacles did you face to finish this screenplay?
Figuring out the details for the restroom was challenging.
Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?
Acting, producing and filmmaking. I love to imagine stories, scenarios, and fantastic events to make real. The whole process from thought to manifestation in exhilarating.
What influenced you to enter the festival? What were your feelings on the initial feedback you received?
After rediscovering my script I went searching for a festival that accepted short animated screenplays and after finding FEEDBACK Animation Film and Screenplay Festival, I knew that this was the one for BATROOM.
I am the type of person that appreciates feedback and thought the feedback was on point, concise, progressive and offered very thoughtful creative suggestions.
Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com
Camera Operator: Kierston Drier
Editor: John Johnson
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
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Paddington 2 (2018) Ben Whishaw (Voice)
Starring Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Ben Whishaw, Peter Capaldi, Brendan Gleeson and a handful more British actors, director Paul King is back with Paddington 2, a sequel to the 2014 animated family comedy. The story picks with Paddington who’s now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community. He works odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday but unfortunately, the gift is stolen…
I haven’t seen the original Paddington (2014) simply because the mood for it never really struck. It’s probably time I did, particularly to see another example of how Britishness, British charm and the streets of London are portrayed on the big screen.
Sally Hawkins, Imelda Staunton, and Julie Walters also star.
Happy Film Loving Paddington 2 Release Dates: November 10th, 2017 (UK); January 12th, 2018 (US)….