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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • 'All Hail King Julien' lets the 'Madagascar' rave begin

    All hail "All Hail King Julien," to take the easy (though not critically disingenuous) way in to discussing the latest spinoff from DreamWorks Animation's "Madagascar" franchise. Following the summer bow of "Turbo F.A.S.T.," it's also the second fruit...
  • Moviegoers react to limited release of 'The Interview'

    Jens Dietrich, a 33-year-old Atlanta resident, was disappointed when he heard "The Interview" wasn't playing on Christmas Day because of threats from Sony hackers. As an avid Seth Rogen and James Franco fan, the Germany native even signed up for...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Call the Midwife Holiday Special' and more

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 21 - 27, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SPECIALS Yule Log Holiday music accompanies images...
  • Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes' feels too paint-by-numbers

    Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes' feels too paint-by-numbers
    Whether leaving his mark with the bizarre yet sweet sentimentality of "Edward Scissorhands" and "Beetlejuice," the brilliant Oscar-nominated stop-motion animation of "Frankenweenie" and "Corpse Bride," or the brashness of his "Batman" reboots, Tim...
  • Top 10 Lehigh Valley-related film stories

    From superhero epics and edgy indie thrillers to animated gems and mainstream comedies, Lehigh Valley-affiliated actors and filmmakers added the necessary razzle-dazzle to scores of big-screen efforts. A trio of Valley natives and former residents...
  • ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens': The galaxy’s main event

     
    Chris Taylor headed to San Francisco's AMC Metreon 15 on Black Friday for a 10 a.m. screening of “Fury,” but […]...
  • 'Lego Movie,' 'Into the Woods' might thrive in Oscar craft categories

    When it comes to the crafts categories, everything is awesome (or should be) if you're a member of the teams behind "Into the Woods" or "The Grand Budapest Hotel." And, yes, we're liking "The Lego Movie's" chances of winning animated feature. Here's how...
  • Golden Globes nominations: 'Birdman,' 'Fargo' in the lead

    Golden Globes nominations: 'Birdman,' 'Fargo' in the lead
    The surreal show business satire "Birdman," a darling of critics for its innovative storytelling, led the Golden Globe Awards film nominations on Thursday, with its seven nods making it a frontrunner early in the Hollywood awards season. The story of a...
  • Review: 'The Tale of the Princess Kaguya'

    Review: 'The Tale of the Princess Kaguya'
    "Heaven must have sent her to me as a blessing," says the awestruck woodcutter who finds a sparrow-size infant nestled in a bamboo sprout in "The Tale of the Princess Kaguya." The movie, too, feels heaven sent, or near enough. It is a commercial...
  • Review: 'Penguins of Madagascar'

    Review: 'Penguins of Madagascar'
    Charming in small doses, the "Penguins of Madagascar" prove altogether less irresistible in their feature-length starring debut. The latest example of DreamWorks Animation's franchise mania is a frantic, peppy, in-your-face slice of irreverent toon...
  • 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...