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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Frozen Fever' short to play before 'Cinderella'

    Here's some news that should warm the hearts of "Frozen" fanatics: "Frozen Fever," Disney's animated short reuniting the cast and creators of the blockbuster musical film, will play before the studio's live-action "Cinderella" movie opening March 13....
  • 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...
  • 'Boyhood' wins best film of 2014 honor from N.Y. Film Critics Circle

    "Boyhood," Richard Linklater's acclaimed coming-of-age drama shot over a 12-year period, was named best film of 2014 on Monday by the New York Film Critics Circle. "Boyhood" also won awards for director Linklater and supporting actress for Patricia...
  • 'Song of the Sea,' 'Penguins,' 'Princess Kaguya' could make Oscar cut

    'Song of the Sea,' 'Penguins,' 'Princess Kaguya' could make Oscar cut
    In a year without a Pixar film — or "Frozen" for that matter — the animated feature Oscar race is as wide open as it's ever been. "The Lego Movie" is a sure nominee and "Big Hero 6," "The Book of Life," "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and "The...
  • 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1' wins slow weekend at box office

    “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” stayed at No. 1 for the third weekend in a row in a traditionally slow weekend at the box office. Audiences tend to shy away from theaters the weekend after Thanksgiving to instead partakes in...
  • Oscar race shapes up for best director, cinematography nominees

    Since the film academy began handing out the best director Oscar in 1929, you can count the number of women who have been nominated on one hand — Lina Wertmüller for "Seven Beauties" (1976), Jane Campion for "The Piano" (1993), Sofia Coppola for...
  • '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...
  • Last chance to watch dozens of films on Netflix

    Last chance to watch dozens of films on Netflix
    There's more than 80 titles disappearing from Netflix by the end of November, so this is your last chance to watch "Dirty Dancing," "The Untouchables" and one of the Missions: Impossible. In fact, one of the best films goes off the air tonight, the 2012...
  • 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...