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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • '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....
  • '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...
  • 'Big Hero 6' actors and directors look ahead to 'Toy Story 4'

    Legions of Pixar fans heard news this month that the animation studio plans a fourth installment of the blockbuster "Toy Story" franchise, to be directed by John Lasseter, the chief creative officer at Pixar, Walt Disney Animation and Disneytoons. Among...
  • 'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night' has a definite bite

    'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night' has a definite bite
    A vampire is such a handy creature for filmmakers in search of a metaphor or two. Mortality is usually the first bite, and Ana Lily Amirpour's stunning first feature, "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night," definitely takes a stab at that. But it is the way...
  • 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' at La Jolla has identity crisis

     'Hunchback of Notre Dame' at La Jolla has identity crisis
    The busy afterlife of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," Victor Hugo's 1831 doorstop novel about a church bell ringer with severe chiropractic difficulties, continues with a musical adaptation that's notable for being the first stage collaboration between two...
  • Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance

    Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance
    Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas." The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday...
  • Best picture Oscar contenders often break the genre film barrier

    There is a long-running misconception that members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences love only underdog biopics, literary adaptations and anything in which Meryl Streep speaks with an accent. But if you look at the list of the 500-plus...
  • ‘Strange Magic’ trailer offers singing elves, fairies and goblins

     
    Disney has released the first trailer for the upcoming Lucasfilm animated musical “Strange Magic,” offering a glimpse of the movie's […]...
  • 'Boxtrolls' illustrates how animation houses are playing a new 'toon

     'Boxtrolls' illustrates how animation houses are playing a new 'toon
    After a recent screening of "The Boxtrolls," a child approached animator Travis Knight to say he loved the movie because "it was the weirdest thing I've ever seen." For Knight, president and CEO of Laika, a stop-motion animation company based outside of...
  • DreamWorks Animation sale could help it at box office, analysts say

    DreamWorks Animation has evolved from a fledgling studio into a $700-million-a-year multimedia powerhouse, but Wall Street analysts said Sunday that the proposed acquisition by Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank Corp. could help the studio weather...
  • 'Fury' should top 'Gone Girl' at box office this weekend

    'Fury' should top 'Gone Girl' at box office this weekend
    The World War II film "Fury" probably won't tank at the box office this weekend. Brad Pitt's latest action flick is on track to gross up to $30 million, putting it ahead of two-time box-office winner "Gone Girl," according to people who have seen pre-...