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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • Chicago critics pick 'Boyhood'

    Chicago critics pick 'Boyhood'
    In stride with its counterparts in New York, LA, San Francisco, Boston and other cities, the Chicago Film Critics Association named Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” best picture of 2014, the CFCA announced Monday. The 48-member Chicago...
  • 25 titles added to National Film Registry

    25 titles added to National Film Registry
    Steven Spielberg's 1998 World War II epic, "Saving Private Ryan," Joel and Ethan Coen's cult comedy "The Big Lebowski" and the 1976 drama "Please Don't Bury Me Alive!" — considered by historians to be the first Chicano feature film — are among...
  • 1980's 'The King and the Mockingbird' finally alights in U.S.

    1980's 'The King and the Mockingbird' finally alights in U.S.
    "The King and the Mockingbird" was released to acclaim in 1980 in France and has been cited as an influence on such renowned animators as Oscar winner Hayao Miyazaki, but rights issues had prevented the film from opening in the U.S. — until now....
  • ‘Kingdom of Dreams and Madness': Watch a clip from Studio Ghibli documentary

     
    “The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness,” a documentary that offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at the famed Studio Ghibli in […]...
  • 'The King and the Mockingbird' is a very French, playful tale

    'The King and the Mockingbird' is a very French, playful tale
    Marvelously colorful, casually inventive and completely wacky, "The King and the Mockingbird" just might be the best animated film of the year. Though it's making its American debut in 2014, this French film is a treasure that took decades to reach the...
  • Film Review: Terrific 'King and the Mockingbird' mixes old and new animation

    Film Review: Terrific 'King and the Mockingbird' mixes old and new animation
    Animator Paul Grimault is most famous for his one feature, “The King and the Mockingbird,” arriving in American theaters for the first time this weekend. The film’s reputation is all the more remarkable when you realize that it was...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Students trade their front teeth for Mariah

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Students trade their front teeth for Mariah
    Nearly 70 years ago, a music teacher filling in for his wife’s second-grade class asked the children what they wanted for Christmas. When hearing the sibilant sounds erupting all over the room, it inspired the man, Donald Yetter Gardner, to compose...
  • 'Penguins of Madagascar' hit by a blizzard of puns

    'Penguins of Madagascar' hit by a blizzard of puns
    It's hard to go wrong with penguins. They can be elegant and emotionally engaging in real life, as the Oscar-winning documentary "March of the Penguins" beautifully captured. They can also be toe-tapping hysterical and wildly musical, as they proved...
  • '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...