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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • TV Review: 'The Escape Artist'

    A summer trifle from "Masterpiece Mystery!," "The Escape Artist" is a thriller without much in the way of thrills, but it wriggles out enough twists -- and the pleasure of David Tennant and Sophie Okonedo -- to lure an audience blessed with the patience...
  • '22 Jump Street' and 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' battle for No. 1

    '22 Jump Street' and 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' battle for No. 1
    A summer sequel showdown kicks off this weekend as Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum race Toothless  the dragon for the top of the box-office charts. Two new movies -- "22 Jump Street," from Columbia Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and DreamWorks...
  • Sylvain Chomet Steps Up for 'The Thousand Miles' (EXCLUSIVE)

    ANNECY- Sylvain Chomet, the Oscar-nominated French director of "The Illusionist" (pictured above) and "The Triplets of Belleville," is moving forward with "The Thousand Miles," teaming with London-based studio Th1ng to create the animation. Developed and...
  • '22 Jump Street' pokes its R-rated finger at everything — hilariously

    "22 Jump Street" is a monument to mocking, a master class in dissing, a parody of pastiche, poking its R-rated finger at social conventions, sequels, stereotypes, football, frats, friends, drugs, sex — even its stars. In fact, it is impossible...
  • Director Dean DeBlois sought depth in his solo flight on 'Dragon 2'

     Director Dean DeBlois sought depth in his solo flight on 'Dragon 2'
    film, movie, animation, Train Your Dragon, Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Djimon Hounsou, Kit Harington, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera, Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois After writer-directors Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders completed "How to Train Your...
  • '22 Jump Street': Phil Lord, Chris Miller are a fresh brand in comedy

    '22 Jump Street': Phil Lord, Chris Miller are a fresh brand in comedy
    Channing Tatum simply couldn't come up with enough curse words fast enough, so Jonah Hill stepped into the vulgarity breach. The actors were improvising a scene about improvisation last October, as the "21 Jump Street" veterans were graduating from...
  • Review: 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' ★★&#9733 1/2
    Toothless it's not. In a world of sequels, reboots and franchise industry economics dictating that creativity is encouraged but not required, the DreamWorks Animation offering "How to Train Your Dragon 2" looks, feels and flows like a real movie. It's...
  • Review: Disney's 'The Lion King — Concert in the Wild'

     Review: Disney's 'The Lion King — Concert in the Wild'
    Hard to believe it was 20 years ago that the sun rose over Disney's cartoon savannah in blockbuster film "The Lion King." This summer, Walt Disney World is honoring the highest-grossing hand-drawn film in history with a celebration at Animal Kingdom...
  • WestEnd Films Rolls Out 'Song of the Sea' (EXCLUSIVE)

    ANNECY -- London-based WestEnd Films has initiated further early sales on Tomm Moore's "Song of the Sea," one of Europe's most anticipated animation features. North American rights to the pic, which is the Irish director's follow up to the Academy Award-...
  • Box Office: '22 Jump Street' Tops 'How to Train Your Dragon 2′ With $60 Mil

    "22 Jump Street" edged out "How to Train Your Dragon 2" to capture the weekend box office crown as the two hotly anticipated sequels swooped into multiplexes just in time for Father's Day. The undercover cop comedy reunited Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum,...
  • 'Phantom Boy' Unveils First Sales (EXCLUSIVE)

    ANNECY -- Edging towards completion, "Phantom Boy," Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol's New York-set follow-up to their Academy Award nominated debut "A Cat in Paris," has begun to roll out sales in Europe, proving there is a market for at least for...