| Dec 19, 2014
| 4:00 AM
All hail "All Hail King Julien," to take the easy (though not critically disingenuous) way in to discussing the latest spinoff from DreamWorks Animation's "Madagascar" franchise.
Following the summer bow of "Turbo F.A.S.T.," it's also the second fruit...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 10:14 AM
The 42nd Annie Award nominations, presented by the International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, cover film, TV production, commercials, short subjects, video games, student films and honorary and achievement awards. The newest category --...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Twenty films have been submitted for consideration in this year's animated feature Oscar category, a large and diverse group that could potentially be winnowed down to five.
According to Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences rules, the size of the...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Charming in small doses, the "Penguins of Madagascar" prove altogether less irresistible in their feature-length starring debut. The latest example of DreamWorks Animation's franchise mania is a frantic, peppy, in-your-face slice of irreverent toon...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Audiences are still eating up "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part I," in a typically slow post-Thanksgiving weekend at the box office.
Heading toward its third consecutive week at No. 1, the Jennifer Lawrence-led Lionsgate franchise film topped the U....
| Dec 7, 2014
| 10:49 AM
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” stayed at No. 1 for the third weekend in a row in a traditionally slow weekend at the box office.
Audiences tend to shy away from theaters the weekend after Thanksgiving to instead partakes in...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:23 AM
“Interstellar” rocketed past the $100-million mark in China last week and is charting a course to be the second-highest grossing imported film of 2014.
Christopher Nolan’s space epic added nearly $23.3 million to its haul in the...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:50 PM
NEW YORK — Mounting signs of weakness in the global economy and a poor start to the holiday shopping season knocked the stock market lower on Monday.
Earlier sales, a shift to online shopping and stagnant wages meant fewer Americans showed up to...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
TOKYO - A predictable handful of Japanese movies each year receive regular slots in international film festivals, especially if the films are made by such established auteurs such as Hirokazu Kore'eda, or Naomie Kawase, or by mavericks Takashi Miike and...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 7:11 PM
While he negotiates the possible sale of his studio, Jeffrey Katzenberg isn't retreating from his role as Hollywood's chief fundraiser for Democratic Party.
Katzenberg, chief executive of DreamWorks Animation, will co-host a fundraiser for Senate...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 11:00 AM
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1," the Lionsgate sequel expected to win the Thanksgiving weekend box office race, began its holiday feast early by earning a studio-estimated $14.5 million on Wednesday, raising its cumulative U.S. and...