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Animation (Movie Genre)

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Top Animation (Movie Genre) Articles

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  • With 'Maze Runner' director Wes Ball, the newbie boom continues

    Untested directors have been the trend on big Hollywood movies for a while. They offer to producers and executives the appeal of “new blood” — and, not insignificantly, the lure of budget-friendliness and/or malleability. In an era...
  • 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...
  • 'Tomorrowland' director Brad Bird buys in Los Feliz

    'Tomorrowland' director Brad Bird buys in Los Feliz
    Brad Bird, director and producer of the upcoming Disney adventure film “Tomorrowland,” and his wife, Elizabeth, have purchased a home in Los Feliz for $4.05 million. The seller of the pedigreed residence designed by architect John William...
  • Oscar race shapes up for best director, cinematography nominees

    Since the film academy began handing out the best director Oscar in 1929, you can count the number of women who have been nominated on one hand — Lina Wertmüller for "Seven Beauties" (1976), Jane Campion for "The Piano" (1993), Sofia Coppola for...
  • 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1' wins slow weekend at box office

    'Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1' wins slow weekend at box office
    “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” stayed at No. 1 for the third weekend in a row in a traditionally slow weekend at the box office. Audiences tend to shy away from theaters the weekend after Thanksgiving to instead partakes in...
  • 'Song of the Sea,' 'Penguins,' 'Princess Kaguya' could make Oscar cut

    'Song of the Sea,' 'Penguins,' 'Princess Kaguya' could make Oscar cut
    In a year without a Pixar film — or "Frozen" for that matter — the animated feature Oscar race is as wide open as it's ever been. "The Lego Movie" is a sure nominee and "Big Hero 6," "The Book of Life," "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and "The...
  • '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...
  • ‘Strange Magic’: Lucasfilm musical based on ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’

     
    “Strange Magic,” a musical animated feature film inspired by William Shakespeare's “A Midsummer Night's Dream,” is coming to theaters in […]...
  • 'Big Hero 6' actors and directors look ahead to 'Toy Story 4'

    '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...
  • ‘Cinderella’ trailer: Disney brings magic to live-action fairy tale

     
    The first trailer for Disney's live-action take on Cinderella is out, and from the looks of it, the film adheres […]...