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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • Toronto Film Festival: Too Many Gems, No Sole Standout

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - SCOTT FOUNDAS: As this year's Toronto Film Festival hits its midpoint, the headlines are that sales have been slow and that Oscar prognosticators are still looking for The One -- that mythical, anointed cinematic being that...
  • 'Frozen' remains hot beyond summer for Disney

    GamerHub.tv If you have kids, the odds are you know the lyrics to every song from the Oscar-winning Disney film, "Frozen." Disney has been busy keeping its franchise hot long after the traditional Blu-ray/DVD release (including a "Sing-A-Long Version")...
  • Studios Hit With New Class-Action Suit Over Anti-Poaching Pacts

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Walt Disney Co., DreamWorks Animation and Sony Pictures Animation are among the defendants in a new class-action suit, contending that the studios and other visual effects and animation companies conspired to suppress wages...
  • The Fall Movie Preview list of films

     The Fall Movie Preview list of films
    The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. Sept. 10 My Old Lady A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...
  • Pink Floyd co-founder says new 'Wall' an anti-war protest film

    By Jeffrey Hodgson TORONTO, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters says a new movie about his monumental, three-year remounting of the band's famous "The Wall" album should be seen as a protest against the growing spread of armed conflict,...
  • Toronto: Lower Costs Transform Market for Kiddie Films

    Although the Toronto Intl. Film Festival gets most of its attention from award-contender premieres and headlining bidding wars, live action isn't the only format looking to make a splash this year. Both traditional and computer-generated animated...
  • Bill Hader shows a dark side in 'The Skeleton Twins'

     Bill Hader shows a dark side in 'The Skeleton Twins'
    "The Skeleton Twins" stars "Saturday Night Live" alums Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig, but it may not be what you think. Case in point, the film opens with Hader's character attempting suicide. Though there are light moments, the story's deeper contours...
  • 'Absence,' 'Town,' 'Paradise' Make Rio Fest Premiere Brasil Line-Up

    MADRID - 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....
  • Michael Arden, Patrick Page set for 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' musical

    Michael Arden, Patrick Page set for 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' musical
    Actor Michael Arden will play the title character in the U.S. premiere of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," the stage musical based on the 1996 Disney animated movie. The production is scheduled to kick off at the La Jolla Playhouse in October. Patrick...
  • Review: 'Thunder and the House of Magic'

    Review: 'Thunder and the House of Magic'
    "Thunder and the House of Magic" is a beautifully animated cartoon from Belgium, a kids' comedy with barely a laugh in it. Blame it on translation it has been released in a number of countries, perhaps it was funnier in German, French or Hungarian. Or...
  • 'Wild Tales' Breaks B.O. Record for Warner Bros. in Argentina

    MADRID - Argentina is going wild over Damian Szifron's "Wild Tales," a Special Presentation at Toronto. But, far from a local comedy, the Cannes competition entry, which boasts impeccable distributor credentials - a Sony Pictures Classics pick-up for...