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  • My Fuzzy Friend: Wall-E loves to play fetch!

    •Name: Jenna Wechsler •Age: 30 •Hometown: Allentown •Type of pet: Cat •Name: Wall-E •Age: 7 •Breed: Domestic short hair •Male or female: Male •Why he's your friend: Always there to greet me when...
  • Flying down to 'Rio 2'; getting 'Under the Skin'

    Flying down to 'Rio 2'; getting 'Under the Skin'
    Rio 2 20th Century Fox, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99/$49.99 The 2011 animated hit "Rio" isn't as flashy or high-concept as movies like "How to Train Your Dragon," "Kung Fu Panda" or the Pixar films, but it struck a chord with its story of a domesticated...
  • Animation Guild to Look Into Possible Action Over Studios' 'No Poaching' Pacts

    While a federal judge recently gave her approval to a settlement of a class-action antitrust suit over alleged "no-poaching" agreements involving Lucasfilm and Pixar, the Animation Guild is reviewing a recent report that highlighted similar hiring...
  • Apple Unveils Enhanced iTunes 'Extras' for Apple TV, as Studios Push Digital Movie Sales

    Apple launched a new version of the iTunes Extras feature that will let Apple TV users access bonus content for movies they buy through the service on their HDTVs - and also let studios dynamically update related material for their titles. The goal for...
  • First Look: Pixar's 'Lava'

    Uku, the lead character in Pixar Animation's new short film, is crusty and prone to eruptions, but with a warm core underneath -- the kind of man James Earl Jones might play. But "Lava," the short by director James Ford Murphy, isn't about a man, it's...
  • Warner Bros. Dates Animated Films for 2018 and 2019

    With "The Lego Movie" established as a major franchise starter, Warner Bros. is tooning up its animation schedule by announcing release dates for two untitled movies for the Memorial Day holiday on May 25, 2018, and on May 24, 2019. The studio did not...
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Pushes Disney to More Than $1 Billion Domestically

    "Guardians of the Galaxy" pushed Walt Disney Studios over the $1 billion mark domestically this week. Overseas, Disney's $4 billion purchase of Marvel has continued to reap dividends, with the film arm hitting $2 billion in international ticket sales....
  • Judge shoots down settlement in Apple, Google hiring collusion case

    Not so fast.  A federal judge on Friday rejected a proposed settlement in a case involving Apple Inc. and Google Inc. in which they were accused of secretly agreeing not to hire each others' employees. The $324.5 million deal was part of a case that...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles': How it broke the remake curse

    “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” didn’t shatter the creative mold this weekend, but it did break a streak, and a rather inauspicious one at that—the trend for remakes of properties from the 1980s and early ‘90s flubbing at...
  • Box Office: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Astounds With $160.4 Mil Global Debut

    "The Guardians of the Galaxy" touched down with a dazzling $94 million this weekend, proving that Marvel is the new gold standard for movie brands. That set a new record for an August domestic debut, easily trumping the $69.3 million bow of 2007's "The...
  • Why 'Guardians of the Galaxy' May Be Marvel's Most Important Movie

    "Guardians of the Galaxy" may be the most important film in Marvel Studios' history. Its $94 million domestic debut this weekend astounded box office prognosticators who were predicting an opening in the $65 million to $70 million range, and demonstrated...