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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • Film Review: 'The Hero of Color City'

    Cheerfully exhorting imagination, creativity and bravery in children while demonstrating none of those virtues itself, "The Hero of Color City" proves to be a dispiritingly colorless feature-length babysitter. A tale of talking crayons embarking on an...
  • New York Film Fest: Kathryn Bigelow's small film on a big topic

    New York Film Fest: Kathryn Bigelow's small film on a big topic
    In her recent work, director Kathryn Bigelow has shown a flair for the maximal, taking on epic characters and big subjects such as the futility and meaning of foreign wars. "Zero Dark Thirty" was a nearly three-hour look at a globe-hopping quest over...
  • Film Review: 'Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day'

    An average American family becomes a giant human pinata in "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," a passable, tolerable, not unbearable, totally inoffensive adaptation of Judith Viorst's beloved 1972 children's book. Made to...
  • Batman 75: Toasting Robin(s), Batgirl, Batwoman at Long Beach Comic Con

     
    Much has been made of Batman in marking his 75th anniversary, and the comic-book talents gathered Saturday at Long Beach […]...
  • With 'Maze Runner' director Wes Ball, the newbie boom continues

    Untested directors have been the trend on big Hollywood movies for a while. They offer to producers and executives the appeal of “new blood” — and, not insignificantly, the lure of budget-friendliness and/or malleability. In an era...
  • 'Bridge and Tunnel' leads nowhere

     'Bridge and Tunnel' leads nowhere
    Writer-director Jason Michael Brescia's "Bridge and Tunnel" follows a group of Long Island twentysomethings over the course of one rocky year. It tries to be a kind of "St. Elmo's Fire" for "the change-at-Jamaica crowd," as the railroad-riding locals...
  • '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...
  • Box Office: Denzel Washington Powering 'Equalizer' Over 'Boxtrolls'

    Denzel Washington may be the most consistent hitter in Hollywood. The Oscar-winning actor steers clear of blockbuster fare and superhero pics, but his name above the title is gold when it comes to bringing in adult crowds to his thrillers and dramas. His...
  • 'Absence,' 'Town,' 'Paradise' Make Rio Fest Premiere Brasil Line-Up

    Chico Teixeira's "Absence," Daniel Aragao's "I Swear I'll Leave This Town" and Andre Ristum's "The Other Side of Paradise" world premiere in the Rio de Janeiro Intl. Film Festival's centerpiece Premiere Brasil. The Rio Fest runs Sept. 24 to Oct. 8....
  • Any way you slice it, 'Boxtrolls' is an unwieldy visual feast

      Any way you slice it, 'Boxtrolls' is an unwieldy visual feast
    Many intriguing unlovelies are found in "The Boxtrolls," a new 3-D animated fable that lifts liberally from the sketches and dark sensibility of Alan Snow's creepy-good children's novel "Here Be Monsters." A rich voice cast adds oomph, led by a...
  • Disney: 'Frozen' ride will replace Epcot's Maelstrom

    Disney: 'Frozen' ride will replace Epcot's Maelstrom
    More "Frozen" is officially on its way to Walt Disney World.  Epcot's Maelstrom ride, located in the Norway pavilion of the theme park, will be renovated into a ride based on Disney's popular animated film. The new attraction "will take our guests to...