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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • Film Review: Terrific 'King and the Mockingbird' mixes old and new animation

    Film Review: Terrific 'King and the Mockingbird' mixes old and new animation
    Animator Paul Grimault is most famous for his one feature, “The King and the Mockingbird,” arriving in American theaters for the first time this weekend. The film’s reputation is all the more remarkable when you realize that it was...
  • Betsy Sharkey's best films of 2014

     Betsy Sharkey's best films of 2014
    The imprint of the auteur not only shaped the year, it very much influences each of my top 10 (or so) choices. 1. "Boyhood": From the marvelous musing mind of Richard Linklater, the film stands alone and apart for the grand ambition behind its...
  • 'The King and the Mockingbird' is a very French, playful tale

    'The King and the Mockingbird' is a very French, playful tale
    Marvelously colorful, casually inventive and completely wacky, "The King and the Mockingbird" just might be the best animated film of the year. Though it's making its American debut in 2014, this French film is a treasure that took decades to reach the...
  • 1980's 'The King and the Mockingbird' finally alights in U.S.

    1980's 'The King and the Mockingbird' finally alights in U.S.
    "The King and the Mockingbird" was released to acclaim in 1980 in France and has been cited as an influence on such renowned animators as Oscar winner Hayao Miyazaki, but rights issues had prevented the film from opening in the U.S. — until now....
  • 25 titles added to National Film Registry

    25 titles added to National Film Registry
    Steven Spielberg's 1998 World War II epic, "Saving Private Ryan," Joel and Ethan Coen's cult comedy "The Big Lebowski" and the 1976 drama "Please Don't Bury Me Alive!" — considered by historians to be the first Chicano feature film — are among...
  • 'Birdman' dominates the Critics' Choice Movie Awards nominations

    Director Alejandro G. Inarritu's  "Birdman" dominated the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s Critics' Choice Movie Awards nominations Monday morning, scoring 13 nods, including picture, acting ensemble, actor for Michael Keaton, supporting actor for Edward...
  • Chicago critics pick 'Boyhood'

    Chicago critics pick 'Boyhood'
    In stride with its counterparts in New York, LA, San Francisco, Boston and other cities, the Chicago Film Critics Association named Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” best picture of 2014, the CFCA announced Monday. The 48-member Chicago...
  • Nominees for the 2015 Broadcast Film Critics Assn. Critics' Choice Awards

    "The Grand Budapest Hotel" and "Boyhood" led the nominees of the Broadcast Film Critics Association's 20th Critics' Choice Movie Awards. With 11 and 8 nominations, respectively, they were joined in the best picture category by "Birdman," "Gone Girl,"...
  • ‘Kingdom of Dreams and Madness': Watch a clip from Studio Ghibli documentary

     
    “The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness,” a documentary that offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at the famed Studio Ghibli in […]...
  • 'Tomorrowland' director Brad Bird buys in Los Feliz

    'Tomorrowland' director Brad Bird buys in Los Feliz
    Brad Bird, director and producer of the upcoming Disney adventure film “Tomorrowland,” and his wife, Elizabeth, have purchased a home in Los Feliz for $4.05 million. The seller of the pedigreed residence designed by architect John William...
  • Check It Out: Classic films worth checking out

    The holidays are the perfect time to watch memorable films. Where to start? Kenneth Turan, film critic for the Los Angeles Times, wrote a book called "Not to be Missed: Fifty-Four Favorites from a Lifetime of Film." The Newport Beach Public Library...