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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron find common ground in 'West'

    Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron find common ground in 'West'
    The day after the premiere of their new comedy, "A Million Ways to Die in the West" — and an after-party that rolled on until 4 a.m. — Seth MacFarlane and Charlize Theron were each recovering in their own ways. He slept in and ate a grilled...
  • 'Untold story' casts Maleficent in a new light

    'Untold story' casts Maleficent in a new light
    Classic fairy tales usually feature similar character traits and story elements – a damsel in distress, true love, heroes and villains. But what do you get when the hero and villain are one and the same? Maleficent. Originally appearing in Disney&...
  • Angelina Jolie is wickedly good in the not-quite-classic 'Maleficent'

    In re-imagining the infamous evil queen who curses an innocent girl, "Maleficent" is very much a cautionary tale for modern times. It essentially begs the question — are you sure it was the shrew that needed taming? It stars a wickedly good...
  • L.A. Film Festival adds 'Train Your Dragon 2,' '22 Jump Street'

    A pair of late-breaking, high-profile additions to the Los Angeles Film Festival have been announced: the animated fantasy-adventure "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and the buddy-cop comedy "22 Jump Street." On June 9, two days before the festival proper...
  • Effects firm Sony Pictures Imageworks leaving L.A. area for Canada

    In a further blow to Southern California's visual-effects industry, Sony Pictures Imageworks is moving its Los Angeles-area headquarters to Canada. One of Hollywood's leading visual effects companies said Friday that it will move into a new facility...
  • Event Gives Emerging Talent Showcase at Cannes

    Germany has some of the best film schools in the world and during Cannes the work of some of its students will be showcased under the banner Next Generation Short Tiger 2014. Martin Scheuring of German Films, which organizes the program with the German...
  • 'Maleficent' and why we love our childhood villains

    'Maleficent' and why we love our childhood villains
    She is the meanest woman ever to get her own plush toy. Maleficent, the wicked fairy from "Sleeping Beauty" who condemns the infant Princess Aurora to die, is the protagonist of a new movie starring Angelina Jolie and an unlikely character to boast...
  • Poland Lures Foreign Films as Local Biz Rises

    You would never guess from the level of international co-productions heading toward Poland that the country remains one of the few in this corner of Europe without cash-back incentives. Agnieszka Odorowicz, topper at the Polish Film Institute, is...
  • 'Spider-Man' can't hang with 'Neighbors' at the box office

    Executives at Universal Pictures may be breaking out the red plastic cups. The studio's R-rated comedy "Neighbors" far exceeded industry expectations at the domestic box office this weekend, debuting with $51.1 million, according to an estimate from...
  • Tasty film returns to the Siskel Film Center

    Tasty film returns to the Siskel Film Center
    "One bite of that, and he'll build you a Taj Mahal," a woman is heard hollering approvingly through an open window to her neighbor, a pretty young housewife named Ila who is in her kitchen, preparing her husband's lunch. "The Taj Mahal is a tomb, auntie,"...
  • Offbeat Bill Murray Comedy 'Rock the Kasbah' Seeks Love From Cannes

    Is the world ready for a comedy about Kabul? Will audiences empathize with a broke Bill Murray bar-hopping amid the wartime chaos of Afghanistan? Certainly "Rock the Kasbah," being shopped at Cannes this week (it starts shooting June 2), contrasts...