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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • Tom Cruise Nabs Top Spot on Home Video Sales Charts With 'Edge of Tomorrow'

    The latest Tom Cruise action film, "Edge of Tomorrow," topped the national home video sales charts the week ending Oct. 12, bumping the prior week's top seller, "Transformers: Age of Extinction," from Paramount Pictures, to No. 2. "Edge of Tomorrow,"...
  • 'Book of Life' Director On Pitching Guillermo Del Toro, Mixing '1,000 Influences'

    It was the pitch from hell. Jorge Gutierrez had been granted entry to Guillermo Del Toro's Los Angeles home, hoping to convince the "Pan's Labyrinth" filmmaker to produce "The Book of Life," an animated fantasy centered around the Day of the Dead. He...
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg Reflects on Career, Muses on Future at London Fest Talk

    DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg was in a typically ebullient mood as he addressed an industry audience Oct. 14 with his keynote address at the London Film Festival's Industry Program. The keynote was timed to mark the 20th anniversary of...
  • Film Review: 'The Book of Life'

    The visuals outshine the story in "The Book of Life," a lively animated tale that mixes age-old myths with today's toon tropes. But what lovely visuals they are. The feature debut of smallscreen animator Jorge R. Gutierrez (co-creator of Nickelodeon's "El...
  • Even with Samuel Jackson, 'Kite' fails to take off

     Even with Samuel Jackson, 'Kite' fails to take off
    The dippy dystopian action film "Kite" isn't bad because Samuel L. Jackson is in it, but the ubiquitous star's umpteenth phoned-in badass is certainly an indication of how inconsequential the whole enterprise is. Adapted from a Japanese anime, the...
  • 'Alexander's' day isn't so terrible, film isn't so great

    Like so many family movies of the past, "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" rests on the idea of the innocent and the unsuspecting caught in embarrassing, but amusing, situations. I believe it's technically referred to as the...
  • At Mipcom, Producers Bank on Publishing Houses for Children's Fare

    An Oscar nomination and a successful 2008 children's series couldn't help Ireland-based Cartoon Saloon sell its new kids show "Puffin Rock," but that didn't dissuade the animation studio from continuing to work on the idea. "We didn't want all that great...
  • Steve Carell and Gore Verbinski to team up in paranoid thriller

    Steve Carell and Gore Verbinski to team up in paranoid thriller
    When it comes to picking projects, actor Steve Carell and director Gore Verbinski have both shown themselves to be among the more unpredictable characters in Hollywood. In recent years, they've each bounced between genres with either intrepid or haphazard...
  • For indie's Miguel Arteta an excellent, good move to make kids' film

     For indie's Miguel Arteta an excellent, good move to make kids' film
    If you were looking for a director to take on a big-screen version of the much-loved 1972 children's book "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," Miguel Arteta would seem at first glance like, if not a terrible, horrible, no good,...
  • 'Star Wars Rebels' artists voyage to Skywalker Ranch for inspiration

    R2-D2 rests on the floor inside a dimly lit storeroom next to the Ark of the Covenant from "Raiders of the Lost Ark." An array of light sabers fills an entire shelf, enough to rival even the most well-prepared Jedi armory. Bizarre alien masks, including a...
  • Hasbro's 'Transformers' Return to Original TV Home, Cartoon Network

    Hasbro Studios' upcoming animated series "Transformers: Robots in Disguise" has a new home -- actually the "Transformers" franchise's first TV home -- Cartoon Network. The series had originally been set to debut on Discovery Family, formerly The Hub,...