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  • 'World War Z' could rise from the dead

    In the new zombie epic "World War Z," Brad Pitt jets around the world seeking an elusive solution to an intractable problem. He's been doing a lot of that in real life too. Six months ago, Pitt's new movie appeared doomed — by a release-date...
  • 'Monsters University' gives it that old college scare

    BERKELEY — On the University of California campus recently, a tour guide told a group of prospective students about the many opportunities open to those studying in the Bay Area — "like getting an internship at Pixar," she said. The...
  • Director Dan Scanlon's 'Monster' career move

    Director Dan Scanlon's 'Monster' career move
    What's a guy gotta do to get a shot at directing his first Pixar film? In Dan Scanlon's case, he may have had to kill somebody. Granted, that somebody was fictional — and a '70s children's TV host, to boot. But thanks in part to whacking a live-...
  • Box office: 'Monsters University' to spook 'World War Z'

    Box office: 'Monsters University' to spook 'World War Z'
    A collection of cute furry creatures will smother the undead this weekend, as "Monsters University" is expected to top zombie tale "World War Z" and several holdovers at the box office, including "Man of Steel." The new Pixar film, a follow-up to 2001'...
  • Review: 'Monsters University'? Go to the bottom of the class

    Remember the days when Pixar meant perfection? When you could count on its animation to amaze, its stories to sweep you up? Remember "Up"? Or the smooth ride in "Cars"? The "Toy Story" pals whose friendship was anything but plastic? The love among the...
  • Monsters vs. Zombies at box office. Robinov on way out at Warners?

    Monsters vs. Zombies at box office. Robinov on way out at Warners?
    After the coffee. Before sending Tim Duncan a note to feel better. The Skinny: I felt so bad for Tim Duncan missing that shot Thursday night and not just because I was rooting for the Spurs. He's a class act. Friday's headlines include a preview of the...
  • New Pixar movie gets an "A," one to see

    New Pixar movie gets an "A," one to see
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--  While the kids are out of school for summer, the monsters are heading back to class. Twelve years after the box office smash "Monsters, Inc." hit theaters, fans are finally treated to "Monsters University." Also at the box office...
  • No. 1 'Monsters University' scares off 'World War Z' at box office

    "Monsters University" easily graduated at the top of the box-office class this weekend — even as "World War Z" finished with a better-than-expected grade. Pixar's 3-D animated film starring a bunch of furry creatures was No. 1 with a stellar debut...
  • 'Monsters University': Is Pixar's quality-success link over?

    'Monsters University': Is Pixar's quality-success link over?
    John Lasseter's colorful wardrobe aside, there are two eye-popping things about the golden age of Pixar, an era that started with the release of "Toy Story" in 1995 and, depending on how you view it, either ended in 2011 or is still going. The first is...
  • 'Flaherty on the Road' series stops at L.A. Filmforum this Sunday

    'Flaherty on the Road' series stops at L.A. Filmforum this Sunday
    Four years after the death of pioneering documentary film director Robert Flaherty (1922's "Nanook of the North," 1934's "Man of Aran" and 1948's "The Louisiana Story") in 1951, his widow, Frances, began the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, which is now...
  • Former Disney executive Andy Mooney lands at Quiksilver

    A little over a year after his surprise departure from Walt Disney Co. as head of consumer products, Andy Mooney has been named chief executive of sports apparel company Quiksilver. During his 11 years at Disney, Mooney was known for building the...