It’s Oscar Sunday, which means we’re going to find out which of the five nominated animated movies ( The Croods, Despicable Me 2, Ernest & Celestine, Frozen and The Wind Rises) and shorts are going to take home the big prize. It’s also the birthday of Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss)!
Get your new DVD animation kicks today with Teen Titans Go: Mission to Misbehave and My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic: Season Three. And let’s not forget the sci-fi thrills of Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor.
Get ready to travel through time with the Rob Minkoffdirected animated feature Mr. Peabody & Sherman today. Also opening today, Noam Murro’s epic 300: Rise of an Empire.
Cartoon Movie spotlights 59 new Euro animated titles in Lyon, France. Meanwhile, in New York City, GKIDS hosts the N.Y. Int’l Children’s Festival through March 30.
Lots of familiar animated characters revisit the DVD scene today, as new arrivals include Barbie: The Pearl Princess, The Flintstone Kids: Rockin’ in Bedrock and Monsters vs. Aliens: Supersonic Joyride. 12- 14 FICCI-Frames brings animation and digital entertainment professionals to Mumbai, India, this week. (ficciframes.com) 17- 21
It’s time to jump on that flight to San Francisco for the annual Game Developers Conference, held at the Moscone Center. (gdconf.com) 18
You can catch this year’s Oscar frontrunner, Disney’s Frozen, on DVD and Blu-ray today. Also available for home viewing are The Jungle Book 2, Doc McStuffins: Mobile Clinic and PacMan and the Ghostly Adventures: Ghost Patrol.
Kermit, Miss Piggy and the rest of the lovable gang are back on the big screen in Muppets Most Wanted, which stars the likes of Ricky Gervais, Christoph Waltz, Tina Fey and Ty Burrell. The pic will open against the adaptation of young adult dystopian bestseller Divergent. 24
Ub Iwerks and Joe Barbera both were born on this day.
Spring is here, so you can celebrate with a nice animated DVD release: The Chipmunk Adventure: Special Edition, Winx Club: Season 1, Monster High: Frights, Camera, Action or Yu-Gi-Oh Classic: Season 4.
Watch Russell Crowe chew out the digital scenery and lots of scared animals in Darren Aronofsky’s Biblical epic Noah, which costars Emma Watson and Jennifer Connelly, and opens in theaters today. 28- 3 0
Get ready for the Emerald City Comicon in Seattle. This year’s guests will include Stephen Amell, Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Biehn, John de Lancie, Michael Dorn, Eliza Dushku, Cary Elwes, Kelly Hu, Nichelle Nichols and Alan Tudyk, to name a few. (emeraldcitycomicon.com)