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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • Hayao Miyazaki isn't making features but is at work on manga

    Hayao Miyazaki isn't making features but is at work on manga
    Japanese animation master Hayao Miyazaki will accept an honorary Oscar on Saturday at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Awards. Miyazaki, 73, who won a competitive Oscar for his 2002 animated fantasy "Spirited Away," announced his...
  • 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...
  • 'Big Hero 6' actors and directors look ahead to 'Toy Story 4'

    'Big Hero 6' actors and directors look ahead to 'Toy Story 4'
    Legions of Pixar fans heard news this month that the animation studio plans a fourth installment of the blockbuster "Toy Story" franchise, to be directed by John Lasseter, the chief creative officer at Pixar, Walt Disney Animation and Disneytoons. Among...
  • 'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night' has a definite bite

    'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night' has a definite bite
    A vampire is such a handy creature for filmmakers in search of a metaphor or two. Mortality is usually the first bite, and Ana Lily Amirpour's stunning first feature, "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night," definitely takes a stab at that. But it is the way...
  • ‘Cinderella’ trailer: Disney brings magic to live-action fairy tale

     
    The first trailer for Disney's live-action take on Cinderella is out, and from the looks of it, the film adheres […]...
  • 'Penguins of Madagascar' hit by a blizzard of puns

    'Penguins of Madagascar' hit by a blizzard of puns
    It's hard to go wrong with penguins. They can be elegant and emotionally engaging in real life, as the Oscar-winning documentary "March of the Penguins" beautifully captured. They can also be toe-tapping hysterical and wildly musical, as they proved...
  • ‘Strange Magic’ trailer offers singing elves, fairies and goblins

     
    Disney has released the first trailer for the upcoming Lucasfilm animated musical “Strange Magic,” offering a glimpse of the movie's […]...
  • Lord, Miller back to write 'Lego Movie 2': Can they make it click?

    After Phil Lord and Chris Miller wrote and directed the original "Lego Movie" to critical and popular acclaim, it initially appeared that the filmmaking duo would take a step back for the sequel, acting only as producers — but not so fast. Word...
  • Box Office: 'Big Hero 6′ Races Past 'Interstellar' With $56.2 Million

    Family audiences lifted "Big Hero 6" over "Interstellar" and the fanboys and girls who turned out in force for Christopher Nolan's space adventure in one of the fiercest box office match-ups of the year. "Big Hero 6" topped the charts with $56.2...
  • Box Office: Can 'Interstellar,' 'Big Hero 6′ Stick Around for the Long Haul?

    In an era of ephemeral blockbusters, "Big Hero 6" and "Interstellar" are two hugely expensive films that hope to show some box office staying power. Most tentpole releases burn brightly but extinguish quickly. The bet when it comes to the animated film...
  • New musical from 'Frozen' songwriters about an awkward computer repairman

    New musical from 'Frozen' songwriters about an awkward computer repairman
    The new musical from the Academy Award-winning songwriters of "Frozen" will tell the story of a socially awkward computer repairman named Dan who becomes attracted to Lindsay, a t-shirt designer. But his overactive imagination keeps getting in the way...