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  • Classic Hollywood: Honoring Jay Ward of Bullwinkle and Rocky fame

    Classic Hollywood: Honoring Jay Ward of Bullwinkle and Rocky fame
    In fall 1961, TV animation pioneer Jay Ward was awaiting NBC's prime-time launch of "The Bullwinkle Show" — his clever, satirical series that appealed to children and adult sensibilities. The series revolving around the naive but resourceful...
  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Tops Weekly DVD Sales

    Two high-profile new releases, both distributed by 20th Century Fox, took the two top spots on the national home video sales charts the week ending Oct. 19. "X-Men: Days of Future Past," the latest installment in the superhero franchise that bagged...
  • Animated robots, trolls and the dead dig up new film fans

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An oversized personal health-care robot assistant might seem out of place next to the princesses and furry animals that have won over legions of fans, young and old, in animated films. But for every young girl belting out "Frozen"...
  • 'San Andreas' to Open a Week Early

    "San Andreas" will rumble a week early after the disaster film shifted from an early June to late May release date. The film centers on a rescue helicopter pilot (Dwayne Johnson) who is searching for his daughter in the aftermath of a devastating...
  • Why Technology Is the Friend, Not the Enemy, of Hollywood (Guest Column)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Like many Hollywood stories, mine started with Harvey Weinstein. Well, sort of. In 2004, during my freshman year of college, I was lucky enough to land a summer internship at Miramax in New York. As a film school reject,...
  • Why Technology is the Friend, Not the Enemy, of Hollywood (Guest Column)

    Like many Hollywood stories, mine started with Harvey Weinstein. Well, sort of. In 2004, during my freshman year of college, I was lucky enough to land a summer internship at Miramax in New York. As a film school reject, this was the holy grail, and...
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg Reflects on Career, Muses on Future at London Fest Talk

    DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg was in a typically ebullient mood as he addressed an industry audience Oct. 14 with his keynote address at the London Film Festival's Industry Program. The keynote was timed to mark the 20th anniversary of...
  • Holiday Movies Try to Save the Year's Box Office

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hollywood will spend the rest of 2014 trying to dig itself out of a very deep box office hole, with ticket sales sputtering behind last year's windfall. The difficulty is that the upcoming holiday season isn't just battling...
  • Warner Bros., Brett Ratner cut deal to create Chinese investment fund

    Warner Bros. is partnering with filmmaker Brett Ratner and two Shanghai-based companies to create a fund that will invest in film, television and live entertainment projects targeting Chinese audiences. The entity, called the Creative Fund, will be...
  • 'Book of Life' Director On Pitching Guillermo Del Toro, Mixing '1,000 Influences'

    It was the pitch from hell. Jorge Gutierrez had been granted entry to Guillermo Del Toro's Los Angeles home, hoping to convince the "Pan's Labyrinth" filmmaker to produce "The Book of Life," an animated fantasy centered around the Day of the Dead. He...
  • SoftBank to Acquire Online-Video Startup DramaFever

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Japan's SoftBank Group said it will acquire DramaFever, an Internet video-on-demand player that specializes in international TV shows and movies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2009, New York-based DramaFever...