• Minions ensure movie fans are social distancing as cinemas reopen in France

    Minions ensure movie fans are social distancing as cinemas reopen in France

    PARIS – French movie fans ventured back into cinemas on Monday for the first time since the COVID-19 lockdown, helped by a new safety feature: minions placed at intervals in the seats to ensure social distancing is observed. Stuffed toy versions of the yellow, pill-shaped characters were deployed at the MK2 cinema in the south …
  • ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ sequel in the works

    ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ sequel in the works

    “Sonic the Hedgehog” is getting a sequel. Paramount Pictures and Sega Sammy confirmed on Thursday that they have commenced development on a sequel to the live-action family comedy. The sequel would reteam the filmmakers, with Jeff Fowler directing, and Pat Casey and Josh Miller writing the script. The movie is still in the development stage …
  • The 20 best animated movies to stream, according to filmmakers

    The 20 best animated movies to stream, according to filmmakers

    Parents have never been more in need of quality distractions that will actually hold a kid’s attention. That’s why The Post called on top directors in the animation field to give us their streaming recommendations. From classic works that motivated these directors to pick up a pencil to modern masterpieces that continue to inspire them …
  • ‘Scoob!’ movie serves up diverse range of sonic snacks

    ‘Scoob!’ movie serves up diverse range of sonic snacks

    The daunting prospect of revamping the classic theme song of “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!” — the beloved ’70s cartoon — is enough to make you let out a Shaggy-like “Yikes!” But that was just one of the challenges with the music for “Scoob!” — the animated movie about the titular Great Dane and his mystery-solving …
  • ‘Rick and Morty’ in hot water with fans over 9/11 joke

    ‘Rick and Morty’ in hot water with fans over 9/11 joke

    Hit sci-fi sitcom “Rick and Morty” has sparked outrage over a tone-deaf joke about the 9/11 terror attacks in a recent episode of the Adult Swim comedy. The controversial gag occurs in “Promortyus,” the seventh episode of Season 4, which aired Sunday, and depicts the titular characters battling alien adversaries. Upon approaching two enemy buildings …
  • ‘Rick and Morty’ guys drop animated Hulu series ‘Solar Opposites’

    ‘Rick and Morty’ guys drop animated Hulu series ‘Solar Opposites’

    Hulu’s new ‘toon “Solar Opposites” will benefit from the fandom of “Rick and Morty,” Adult Swim’s extremely popular animated series that’s stamped itself into pop culture and even has its own line of merchandising — the mark of a keeper. “Solar Opposites,” premiering Friday, springs from the minds of “Rick and Morty” co-creator Justin Roiland …
  • ‘The Simpsons’ predicted the coronavirus outbreak over 20 years ago

    ‘The Simpsons’ predicted the coronavirus outbreak over 20 years ago

    The animated prophecies of “The Simpsons” have long been documented by fans of the series. Now in its 31st year, the cartoon created by Matt Groening predicted many a world-altering event long before they took place, including Donald Trump’s presidency, Greece’s economic meltdown and the underdog American Olympic curling team besting the Swedes. And, according …