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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • Will Ferrell to Play Sexploitation Director Russ Meyer in 'Russ and Roger Go Beyond'

    Will Ferrell is in talks to play porn producer Russ Meyer in independent movie project "Russ and Roger Go Beyond." The film centers on the collaboration between Meyer and Roger Ebert on the 1970 film "Beyond the Valley of the Dolls," which Meyer directed...
  • TV Picks: 'Altman,' 'Poirot,' Cartoon Hangover shorts, 'The Killing'

    TV Picks: 'Altman,' 'Poirot,' Cartoon Hangover shorts, 'The Killing'
    "Altman" (Epix, Wednesday). Ron Mann, the director of the documentaries "Twist" and "Comic Book Confidential," has made a movie about Robert Altman. There is no American director working in my lifetime whose work has meant more to me than Altman, and...
  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy': Vin Diesel branches out as Groot

     
    Vin Diesel is behind the wheel on the Burbank lot of Walt Disney Studios. But instead of one of the […]...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' is more smurfin' smurf

    'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' is more smurfin' smurf
    * (out of four) Stop. Enough. Really. Characters from our childhood don’t need to be propped up and punched in the face. They’re not automatically magical for new audiences when executed with obnoxious, CGI-enhanced idiocy. The latest...
  • Disney quarterly profit surges 22% on film studio hits; revenue up 8%

    Led by its cast of brawny superheroes, a villainous queen and one plucky animated princess, Walt Disney Co.'s film studio drove the company to a 22% increase in net income for its fiscal third quarter. The company posted net income of $2.25 billion...
  • Film Review: 'Kite'

    When it was first announced that Samuel L. Jackson would star in a live-action remake of "Kite," it sounded as if the new version might meet a wider audience than Yasuomi Umetsu's cult straight-to-video anime. The super-controversial, often-censored story...
  • Film Review: 'Uncle Tony, Three Fools and the Secret Service'

    A tempest of far greater proportions than a teacup has been brewing in Bulgaria in recent months thanks to "Uncle Tony, Three Fools and the Secret Service." Produced and directed by Mina Mileva and Vesela Kazakova, the documentary is a sympathetic...
  • Prolific TV Producer Robert Halmi Sr. Dies at 90

    Robert Halmi Sr., the Hungarian-born producer who battled the Nazi and Soviet occupations in his youth before becoming a top magazine photographer and telepic mogul, died Wednesday of a brain aneurysm at his home in New York City. He was 90. With his...
  • Batman 75: Marc Tyler Nobleman on ‘uncredited co-creator’ Bill Finger

     
    After 75 years, it's hard for any story to add a new twist. But today, as part of the Batman […]...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Cumberbatch, Radcliffe sightings and more in San Diego

     
    If you're planning to spend any time in downtown San Diego this weekend, keep an eye out for Homer Simpson's […]...
  • Flying down to 'Rio 2'; getting 'Under the Skin'

    Rio 2 20th Century Fox, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99/$49.99 The 2011 animated hit "Rio" isn't as flashy or high-concept as movies like "How to Train Your Dragon," "Kung Fu Panda" or the Pixar films, but it struck a chord with its story of a domesticated...