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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • 10 bookish movies coming in September

    10 bookish movies coming in September
    September is full of bookish film adaptations, with movies made from kids books, an international bestseller, a bestselling mystery and a couple of heart-stopping YA thrillers, of course. Here's what's in theaters, and what's coming soon. Things are...
  • 'This Is Where I Leave You' is a dramatic turn for Bateman, Levy

    'This Is Where I Leave You' is a dramatic turn for Bateman, Levy
    Between the two of them, actor Jason Bateman and director Shawn Levy have made more than 30 film comedies. So when it came time to shoot one of several dramatic scenes in their new movie, "This Is Where I Leave You," they felt far from sure-footed. "I...
  • A Q&A with veteran Disney animator who wants to preserve 2D animation

    A Q&A with veteran Disney animator who wants to preserve 2D animation
    Consider this storyline: Artists band together to use their creative talents to revive a seemingly lost art form. It’s a style of artistry that once captivated untold millions but now is seen as passť at best or even downright uninspired at worst....
  • Fall movies: Lehigh Valley actors, artists make their marks

    Fall movies: Lehigh Valley actors, artists make their marks
    Even with Dwayne Johnson and Dane DeHaan sitting out the season, the next four months will offer plenty of opportunities to check out local talent on the big screen. From animated films such as "The Boxtrolls" and "The Penguins of Madagascar" to film...
  • 'Star Wars' Provides Disney with a 'Huge Opportunity'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Walt Disney Studios is quick to admit it doesn't have an awareness problem with "Star Wars" when it starts releasing new movies, beginning with next year's "Episode VII." But it also knows the future of the franchise at the...
  • 'The Simpsons': Five memorable moments from the Hollywood Bowl

    'The Simpsons': Five memorable moments from the Hollywood Bowl
    "The Simpsons" set up shop at the Hollywood Bowl over the weekend -- and tens of thousands of loyal followers made the pilgrimage to witness the epochal event. Part ultimate fan concert, part musical gift to faithful viewers, "The Simpsons Take the...
  • Meet the Comicbook Heroes Battling for Control of Fall TV

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Every summer tells the same story: superheroes reign supreme at the global box office, with studios churning out sequel after reboot after prequel to capitalize on pop culture's hottest trend. This year's undisputed champion is...
  • Nasim Pedrad: Will she follow Tina Fey's path to the big screen?

    During her five seasons on "Saturday Night Live," comedic actress Nasim Pedrad made a name for herself skewering celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Arianna Huffington, Nicki Minaj and even Aziz Ansari (the latter, at least, in an unaired clip you can...
  • Film official cautions against importing Hollywood values into China

    Film official cautions against importing Hollywood values into China
    It's now the world's biggest film market outside the U.S. But how do Hollywood filmmakers successfully penetrate the Great Wall of China? Find reliable partners, hire screenwriters who've actually visited the country and avoid grafting "Hollywood...
  • 'Rocks in My Pocket' hard-hitting but flawed

    'Rocks in My Pocket' hard-hitting but flawed
    Signe Baumane's independent feature "Rocks in My Pockets" blends two disparate animation traditions: the brooding moodiness of the Soviet-era Eastern European films and the autobiographical themes of many American shorts. Baumane combines drawn...
  • Shigeru Miyamoto to Unveil 'Pimkin' Movie at Tokyo Festival

    HONG KONG - The Tokyo International Film Festival will unveil the premiere of "Pimkin Short Movies" an animated film from Nintendo. The film was produced by Shigeru Miyamoto, as part of a research project for the giant Japanese games company. Miyamoto,...