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  • Golden Globes nominations: 'Frozen,' 'Despicable Me 2' get animation nods

    "Frozen" directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee got the news in Spanish Thursday morning that the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. had nominated their film for best animated feature: The two had traveled from Dubai to Mexico City to promote the Walt Disney...
  • Pixar undergoes layoffs due to 'The Good Dinosaur' delay

    Pixar Animation Studios has laid off an undisclosed number of people at its Emeryville, Calif., headquarters due to the delay of its forthcoming film "The Good Dinosaur." The layoffs affect less than 5% of the company's 1,200-person workforce, according...
  • Review: 'Frozen' an icy blast of fun from the first snowflake

    Walt Disney Pictures has its animation mojo back. Finally. With a cool, contemporary spin on a fairy-tale classic, a dramatic Nordic landscape animated in splendid storybook style and Broadway vets belting out power ballads, "Frozen" is an icy blast...
  • 'Frozen,' 'Get a Horse!' female directors mark firsts for Disney

    'Frozen,' 'Get a Horse!' female directors mark firsts for Disney
    In the 1937 promotional film "How Walt Disney Cartoons Are Made," an announcer describes some of the intricate work going into the studio's first feature-length film, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," in a department called Inking and Painting. "Here,...
  • Annie Awards 2014: Complete list of winners and nominees

    One of the weekend's top box-office performers, Disney's "Frozen," was among the nominees for the 2013 Annie Awards, which are presented by the International Animated Film Society. The following is a complete list of nominees: Animated feature "A...
  • Review: 'Toy Story of Terror' kicks off Halloween on ABC

    Review: 'Toy Story of Terror' kicks off Halloween on ABC
    And so the three-headed holiday season begins, with "Toy Story of Terror," a Halloween special wrought from the well-known Pixar-ahem-Disney franchise -- a franchise, it hurts my brain to realize, that is nearly 20 years old. It premieres Wednesday at 8...
  • 'Out of the Furnace': Casey Affleck on his 'Ratatouille' moment

    'Out of the Furnace': Casey Affleck on his 'Ratatouille' moment
    What does "Out of the Furnace," the new thriller starring Christian Bale as a blue-collar worker trying to save his troubled war veteran brother (Casey Affleck), have to do with "Ratatouille," the 2007 animated movie about a rat who moonlights as a...
  • 'Frozen' solid as 'Catching Fire' breaks Thanksgiving record

    'Frozen' solid as 'Catching Fire' breaks Thanksgiving record
    "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is making Thanksgiving box office history after generating big ticket sales over the holiday.  After taking in $20.8 million in domestic ticket sales on Wednesday, the Jennifer Lawrence action movie made $14.9 million on...
  • 'The Lone Ranger' Could Cost Disney Up to $190 million in Losses

    Disney said during its third quarter fiscal earnings call that it expects to lose between $160 million and $190 million from the disappointing performance of "The Lone Ranger." The charges will be part of Disney's fiscal fourth quarter results, which...
  • France: What's right, what's wrong and what's next at Disneyland Paris

    France: What's right, what's wrong and what's next at Disneyland Paris
    During a recent visit to Paris I made my first pilgrimage to a Disney theme park outside the United States.  For years I have been reading about the majestic beauty of the Magic Kingdom-style park at Disneyland Paris, the dysfunctional violation of...
  • Disney Turns to Apps Like 'Frozen' Storybook to Get Kids into Movie Theaters

    Disney is hoping story time will mean movie time. The Mouse House has released an app for Walt Disney Studios' animated "Frozen," on Apple's iTunes, that enables young readers to explore the story told in the upcoming toon before it's released on Nov. 27...