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  • 'Big Bang Theory' Teams with Lucasfilm For 'Star Wars' Episode

    CBS' geek-fueled "The Big Bang Theory" and Lucasfilm are collaborating for a special "Star Wars" episode. "The Big Bang Theory" has teamed with a group of special effects technicians from Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic to re-create Dagobah, the...
  • Ed Catmull's 'Creativity, Inc.' is a thoughtful look at Pixar

    Animation giant Pixar uses technology only as a means to an end; its films are rooted in human concerns, not computer wizardry. The same can be said of the new book "Creativity, Inc.," Ed Catmull's endearingly thoughtful explanation of how the studio he...
  • 'Ernest and Celestine' review: More mouse than bear

    'Ernest and Celestine' review: More mouse than bear
    **1/2 (out of four) Earlier this year “The Lego Movie” reminded moviegoers that animated movies can be totally awesome, and it was much needed: The form has fallen into such a rut that Pixar (“Monsters University”) not only doesn&...
  • Pixar Reveals Plot Details of 'Inside Out'

    Until now, plot details of Pixar's next film "Inside Out" have been kept under wraps. But on Monday, the studio released the synopsis of the Pete Docter-directed movie, which features a star-studded cast as the emotions. As written on Pixar's official...
  • Netflix Buys Pay-TV Rights to Sony Animated Films

    Netflix reached a multiyear deal with Sony Pictures Television for U.S. pay-TV window rights to the studio's animated films, starting with "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2," while Sony's other feature films will remain with Starz through at least...
  • Pixar getting introspective with next movie, 'Inside Out'

    Pixar Animation has revealed the official synopsis for its next movie, "Inside Out," which is set inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl. Directed by Pete Docter ("Up," "Monsters, Inc.") and set for release June 19, 2015, "Inside Out" tells the story of...
  • Girls Empowerment Org Step Up to Honor Claudia Eller, Zoe Saldana, Tamia Walker

    Step Up will honor Zoe Saldana, graduating Step Up senior Tamia Walker and Variety's Claudia Eller at the Inspiration Awards on May 30 at the Beverly Hilton. The nonprofit org, founded in 1988, runs after-school and weekend programs for high school...
  • San Francisco makes official offer to George Lucas for land with Bay view

    San Francisco makes official offer to George Lucas for land with Bay view
    San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has offered "Star Wars" creator George Lucas a prime lot near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the film director's planned cultural arts museum, according to a letter from the mayor obtained by The Tribune. The 2.3 acre...
  • 'The Arsenio Hall Show' Canceled After One Season

    "The Arsenio Hall Show" has stopped production, marking the end of the host's efforts to restart his latenight franchise in syndication. CBS had said that the show would return for a second season, but the latenight strip was facing significant...
  • 'Maleficent': The Pleasures and Perils of the Revisionist Fairy Tale

    (NOTE: This piece discusses key plot points from "Maleficent.") If we must take a revisionist sledgehammer to our most beloved fairy tales -- and if the recent likes of "Alice in Wonderland," "Red Riding Hood," "Mirror, Mirror," "Snow White and the...
  • Disney Throws a Box Office Curve with 'Million Dollar Arm'

    From "The Avengers" to the upcoming "Star Wars" sequels, Walt Disney Studios has positioned itself as Hollywood's most formidable home run hitter. On Friday, when the studio trots out "Million Dollar Arm," it will see if it can still play small ball. The...