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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • Comic-Con: Peter Jackson’s ‘Hobbit,’ George Miller’s ‘Mad Max,’ more

     
    Peter Jackson is leaving Middle-earth long enough to stop by Comic-Con International in San Diego. The Oscar-winning filmmaker will appear […]...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Frank Miller joins Batman 75 festivities

     
    The man who redefined Batman is coming to Comic-Con. Frank Miller, who wrote and penciled 1986′s game-changing Batman miniseries “The […]...
  • Hartford Journalism and Media Academy Students Win Award For Video Production

    HARTFORD - Students from the Journalism and Media Academy began enjoying their time in the spotlight early on. Three recent graduates won the High School Award for Excellence - called a student Emmy - from the National Academy of Television Arts and...
  • Q&A: Signe Baumane Talks 'Rocks in my Pocket' and Animated Metaphors

    Animation is Latvian-born filmmaker Signe Baumane's way of openly sharing personal and family stories of both depression and hope. After having made 12 award-winning animated shorts, Baumane turned her focus to creating her first feature-length film...
  • Nicolas Cage in a 'Rage' is nothing new

    Nicolas Cage as an actor is still a formidable screen presence, capable of an amazing moment, even in a mediocre movie. But Nicolas Cage, as a movie star, just cannot get out of his own way. After a nice little run with a passable thriller ("The...
  • British Film Institute Ties Funds to Diversity Goals

    The British Film Institute has implemented new requirements to ensure that productions that are supported by U.K. Lottery funding through the BFI Film Fund reflect the diversity of the country. Starting Sept. 1, all projects receiving BFI Film Fund...
  • Olga Kurylenko Boards Benoit Philippon's 'Lota'

    PARIS- Olga Kurylenko ("To The Wonder"), Gregory Fitoussi ("World War Z") and Emir Kusturica ("7 Days in Havana") are set to topline "Lota," a French Guiana-set dramedy directed by Benoit Philippon ("Lullaby"). Described by Philippon as a variation on...
  • Paul Mazursky, Director of 'Unmarried Woman,' Dies at 84

    Performer-turned-writer/director Paul Mazursky, who was Oscar-nommed five times and helmed hit movies including "Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice" and "An Unmarried Woman," died of cardiac arrest Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was...
  • Geena Davis Fights To Put Women In Films

    Google Geena Davis and up pops the pose that established her as half of the "first selfie." The iconic frame from "Thelma & Louise" was reprised and tweeted recently by her costar Susan Sarandon. The photo, and the movie's recent ranking among...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ALAN PARTRIDGE 2 1/2 stars. Steve Coogan imports his long-running stock comic character to the U.S. Partridge, a small-town British DJ, is a vainglorious twit. In this thin feature he gets caught up in a siege at his station that goes on far, far too...
  • 'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight

    'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight
    I remember first stumbling upon one of John Hubley's animated films when his Oscar-winning 1959 short "Moonbird" screened here last year. It returns this weekend in a retrospective featuring seven other Hubley shorts at the Siskel Film Center, which is...