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  • Diversity can be seen and heard in animated films

    Diversity can be seen and heard in animated films
    Amid the complaints over the lack of ethnic diversity in the major Oscar categories, critics and defenders alike failed to notice that one nominee featured a cast that included two women (one of them Latina), an African American and an Asian American:...
  • Box office: 'Furious 7' breaks records with $143.6-million opening

    "Furious 7" set box-office records and raced to No. 1 with a massive, $143.6-million domestic opening. If early estimates hold, the film will mark the biggest debut for the Universal franchise, which has so far racked up more than $2 billion worldwide....
  • DreamWorks Animation stock rises after 'Home' tops box office

    DreamWorks Animation stock rises after 'Home' tops box office
    It seems like DreamWorks Animation has hit a home run with its latest film, "Home." Shares of the studio were up $1.68, or about 7%, to $24.36 in Monday trading, following a robust $54-million opening weekend for the animated film. It is a much needed...
  • 'Home' run could help lift DreamWorks' batting average

    It was good to be "Home" this past weekend as DreamWorks Animation's new movie starring Rihanna and Jim Parsons claimed the No. 1 spot at the box office, debuting with an estimated $54 million in the U.S. and Canada. In doing so, the film about a plucky...
  • Box office: 'Home' exceeds expectations Friday; 'Get Hard' not soft

    Box office: 'Home' exceeds expectations Friday; 'Get Hard' not soft
    For DreamWorks Animation, there's no place like "Home." The studio's latest family film is performing far better at the box office this weekend than industry experts predicted -- and should end up easily claiming No. 1 over the prison comedy "Get Hard."...
  • Hispanicize conference expects to attract 2,000

    Hispanicize conference expects to attract 2,000
    Austin has South by Southwest. Miami has its own emerging Hispanic version, Hispanicize, which kicked off Monday in its largest edition yet, featuring workshops, concerts, awards, and, of course, parties. At least 2,000 people, from Hispanic bloggers to...
  • From Bazinga to Alien Misfit: Jim Parsons takes on animation in 'Home'

    From Bazinga to Alien Misfit: Jim Parsons takes on animation in 'Home'
    Although Emmy winning actor Jim Parsons is best known for his role as the hyper intelligent, socially-challenged, irrepressible Sheldon Cooper on CBS’s The Big Bang Theory, he will soon be known for playing another misfit. Parsons stars as Oh, a...
  • 'Cinderella' to be paired with 'Frozen Fever' short film in theaters

    'Cinderella' to be paired with 'Frozen Fever' short film in theaters
    One of Walt Disney Co.'s most storied princess properties is meeting the company's two newest royals at the multiplex. And the pairing could bring a happy ending at the box office for the Burbank entertainment giant. The new live-action version of...
  • DreamWorks Animation to sell Glendale campus, then sign lease

    DreamWorks Animation to sell Glendale campus, then sign lease
    DreamWorks Animation has announced it sold its 13-acre campus in Glendale this week, only to lease it back from an undisclosed buyer as part of a financial restructuring effort. Top studio executives discussed the sale of the $185-million property during...
  • DreamWorks Animation to sell, then lease back, Glendale campus

    DreamWorks Animation to sell, then lease back, Glendale campus
    DreamWorks Animation is selling its plush, Tuscany-style campus, long a source of pride among the studio's Glendale employees and a symbol of its once vaunted position as an industry powerhouse, the Los Angeles Times reports.  Studio executives told...
  • FilmTrack software helps Hollywood keep tabs on content

    FilmTrack software helps Hollywood keep tabs on content
    Back in the 1990s, Jason Kassin was just another aspiring L.A. actor, surviving on a second job. But instead of waiting tables, he relied on his skills as a self-taught computer programmer. "I'd leave an audition, go home and code," said Kassin, 46....