Sure, you could read about this week’s releases. You could engage in intellectual discourse about the benefits of the latest action-thriller over the seductive Oscar fodder, you could peruse the latest cinematic theories and pluck your opinions from the pantheon of great critique – but you know what? It’s Sunday. Let’s just watch all the trailers instead.
As we enter Oscar season it is easy to forget that, while cinema of course has a responsibility to impress and inform, it is ultimately at its best when making you laugh out loud at an anthropomorphised something-or-other in a screen shared by adults and children alike. When it’s a bit more animated, if you will. As such, here is a list of the ten most exciting animated movies heading to a cinema near you this year.