Archive for the 'News' Category

DIY Aardman Book Private Film Festival

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

When the book Aardman: An Epic Journey came out, I scoured the internet for a reasonable way to get a copy in the US, but came up largely empty. Thankfully, it was published as A Grand Success! in the US three months later, and I quickly bought a copy. Then it entered the abyss of […]

A touch painful on re-entry: I’m back after five years!

Monday, February 8th, 2021

I was standing in line at a grocery store recently wearing my new Wallace and Gromit t-shirt from Threadless (via the new Aardman’s Artist shop!) and a gentleman behind me in line mentioned that he was a fan. We were both excited by this fact, fans in the US are not particularly common, so I’m […]

US Release of Shaun the Sheep Movie on DVD/Blu-ray

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

The United States got out dose of the Shaun the Sheep Movie a bit later than some other countries, with our theatrical release on August 5th and the DVD/Blu-ray release coming up this Tuesday, November 24th. Thanks to Lionsgate Home Entertainment, I was granted an early release copy of the [Blu-ray + DVD + Digital […]

Products: Gromit Unleashed and Comics

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

I plan on writing a more news-based post soon, but right now I wanted to pause to give a quick tour of some of the latest products made available by the Gromit Unleashed folks. I talked about placing my order in a post back in November and was pleased to later receive the order, fully […]

Wallace and Gromit in 2014

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Wow, it’s been a while! Lack of updates is completely on my end, with work and other responsibilities piling up on my end this year, finding time to update this site with Wallace and Gromit news has slipped through the cracks (note: if you’d like to help, please drop me a line: elizabeth@wallaceandgromit.net). The year […]

More Unleashed news, music, Wesleydale, LeapPad and the BIG bake

Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Happy New Year, Wallace and Gromit fans! For the holidays this year, I ordered a copy of The Art of Gromit Unleashed, which wasn’t cheap when shipping to the US was added, but was worth it. Between the articles I’ve read on the Gromits and the background information about every Gromit provided in this book, […]

Gromit Unleashed wrap-up

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

I have already written about some of the exciting things Wallace and Gromit were up to over the summer, but the biggest one of all was the Gromit Unleashed art display in Bristol, UK! For 10 weeks from the first of July Gromit statues decorated by world famous and local artists alike dotted the city […]

Thrill-O-Matic Ride and Wallace and Gromit endorsed UK Staycations

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

What a summer for Wallace and Gromit! We saw the opening of the Wallace & Gromit Thrill-O-Matic at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. This is the first amusement park ride featuring the duo to be launched, so a very exciting moment! There was a lot of press coverage leading up to and around the opening in April, […]

“A Grand Tail” in Bristol and some costumes

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Sarah Chidgey has passed along the latest video promoting Bristol and the upcoming 80 Gromit statues coming to the city and writes: A Grand Tail is a slapstick romp around some of Bristol’s most iconic locations, to publicise the unveiling on 1st July of 80 life-sized Gromits painted by a host of high-profile celebrities and […]

Gromit Unleashed ads unleashed!

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

The Gromit Unleashed campaign features a series of 80 Gromit statues made by area artists that will be placed throughout Bristol for 10 weeks from July 1st to September 8th 2013. In preparation, a series of videos have begun to be released: Wondering where you’ll find 80 Gromits this summer?”A Grand Tail” coming soon Gromit […]