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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • First-class 'Postman Pat' delivers in fine style

     First-class 'Postman Pat' delivers in fine style
    How can you not love any animated kids' film that includes a don't-blink reference to Russ Meyer's 1965 "Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!"? So it goes with "Postman Pat: The Movie," the amusing, sweetly satirical CGI feature directed by Mike Disa and written...
  • PASSINGS: Avraham Shalom; Charles Barsotti; Eric Hill

     Avraham Shalom dies at 86; led the Israeli security service Avraham Shalom, 86, a former director of Israel's Shin Bet security service who led the agency through some of its greatest achievements before resigning in disgrace, died Thursday in Tel...
  • Visual Effects Giants Prime Focus World, Double Negative to Merge

    Updated 9:00 a.m. PDT -- Prime Focus World and Double Negative have agreed to merge in a deal that represents a major shakeup at the top of the visual effects business. The combined entity will be the world's largest provider of visual effects, animation...
  • Jano Rosebiani's pedestrian explorations of Kurdish culture

     Jano Rosebiani's pedestrian explorations of Kurdish culture
    San Marcos filmmaker Jano Rosebiani has two new films about Kurds — "Chaplin of the Mountains" and "One Candle, Two Candles," both of which open in Los Angeles this week, but to quite different effect. In "Chaplin of the Mountains," the Kurdish-...
  • 'Maleficent' and why we love our childhood villains

    'Maleficent' and why we love our childhood villains
    She is the meanest woman ever to get her own plush toy. Maleficent, the wicked fairy from "Sleeping Beauty" who condemns the infant Princess Aurora to die, is the protagonist of a new movie starring Angelina Jolie and an unlikely character to boast...
  • Movie review: 'Maleficent'

    Movie review: 'Maleficent'
    The formula works. It worked with "Wicked" on stage and it worked with "Frozen" on film — tilting the storytelling prism so that a new angle on a well-known fairy tale appears in the light. The strategy depends on humanizing characters formerly...
  • 'Pudsey the Dog: The Movie' Travels the World

    EDINBURGH, Scotland -- "Pudsey the Dog: The Movie," which stars the canine winner of "Britain's Got Talent," is continuing to sell well internationally, with sales company Content racking up multiple distribution deals. The film is co-produced by Simon...
  • Kevin Hart likely set for No. 1 with 'Think Like A Man Too'

    Kevin Hart likely set for No. 1 with 'Think Like A Man Too'
    Kevin Hart is set to again prove his box-office power with the arrival of "Think Like a Man Too" this weekend. The Screen Gems sequel should gross $30 million or more in ticket sales through Sunday, according to people who have seen pre-release audience...
  • Palm Spring ShortFest Is Long on Talent

    Megabudget tentpoles may dominate the multiplexes and attract big media attention, but short films are still a crucial part of the cinematic ecosystem. That's why for 20 years filmmakers from around the world have gathered in the poolside attire-...
  • Disney Brands Generate Record $40.9 Billion from Licensed Merchandise in 2013

    Merchandise featuring Marvel's superheroes, Disney's princesses, Pixar's toons and Lucasfilm's "Star Wars" helped the Mouse House ring up a record $40.9 billion in global retail sales in 2013. The sales topped 2012′s $39.4 billion, $37.5 billion,...
  • Ghetto Film School debuts in L.A., David O. Russell on board of directors

    Ghetto Film School debuts in L.A., David O. Russell on board of directors
    This post has been updated. See below for details. While thousands were welcoming Lord Stanley’s Cup back to Los Angeles on Monday, not far away others were celebrating the arrival of a new city addition. Students, teachers, board members...