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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • DC superheroes, Lego and Harry Potter spin-off get new Warner Bros. films

    LOS ANGELES, Oct 15 (Reuters) - The superheroes of DC Comics will battle the Marvel heroes at the box office, as Warner Bros. confirmed plans for upcoming films on Wednesday that include new installments of "The Lego Movie" franchise and expansions of the...
  • 'Book of Life' Director On Pitching Guillermo Del Toro, Mixing '1,000 Influences'

    It was the pitch from hell. Jorge Gutierrez had been granted entry to Guillermo Del Toro's Los Angeles home, hoping to convince the "Pan's Labyrinth" filmmaker to produce "The Book of Life," an animated fantasy centered around the Day of the Dead. He...
  • PREVIEW-Netflix movie push aims to freshen streaming content

    By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Netflix Inc is on a mission to start closing the yawning gap between the theatrical debut of movies and their availability for online streaming, forcing Hollywood to rethink where to release new films....
  • Netflix movie push aims to freshen streaming content

    Netflix movie push aims to freshen streaming content
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix Inc is on a mission to start closing the yawning gap between the theatrical debut of movies and their availability for online streaming, forcing Hollywood to rethink where to release new films. With a sequel to martial-...
  • "Paddington" film brings 1950s bear to 21st century London

    By Michael Roddy LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - He may be among the world's best beloved bears, but he also is one of the most endangered in the new movie "Paddington", in which Nicole Kidman co-stars as a taxidermist looking to complete her collection of...
  • Film Review: 'The Book of Life'

    The visuals outshine the story in "The Book of Life," a lively animated tale that mixes age-old myths with today's toon tropes. But what lovely visuals they are. The feature debut of smallscreen animator Jorge R. Gutierrez (co-creator of Nickelodeon's "El...
  • 'Automata' adds little new to sci-fi genre

    "Automata" is yet another "Blade Runner" knock-off, a sci-fi dystopia about robots getting too smart for humanity's own good on an already sun-cooked Earth. The novelty in this, which owes as much cinematically to "I Robot" as it does the rainy perpetual...
  • 'Alexander's' day isn't so terrible, film isn't so great

    Like so many family movies of the past, "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" rests on the idea of the innocent and the unsuspecting caught in embarrassing, but amusing, situations. I believe it's technically referred to as the...
  • Even with Samuel Jackson, 'Kite' fails to take off

     Even with Samuel Jackson, 'Kite' fails to take off
    The dippy dystopian action film "Kite" isn't bad because Samuel L. Jackson is in it, but the ubiquitous star's umpteenth phoned-in badass is certainly an indication of how inconsequential the whole enterprise is. Adapted from a Japanese anime, the...
  • Formulaic 'Alexander' plays it safe

    There was a time when the foundation of the Disney movie studio was company's animation movies and family friendly live-action film projects. The animation never went away. But the studio shifted movies about families for families from the big screen to...
  • At Mipcom, Producers Bank on Publishing Houses for Children's Fare

    An Oscar nomination and a successful 2008 children's series couldn't help Ireland-based Cartoon Saloon sell its new kids show "Puffin Rock," but that didn't dissuade the animation studio from continuing to work on the idea. "We didn't want all that great...