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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • Kathryn Bigelow Decries 'Last Days' of the African Elephant

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "When you buy something made of ivory, where does the money go?" asks an onscreen question at the start of Kathryn Bigelow's "Last Days," a remarkable three-minute PSA on the subject of elephant poaching and the illegal ivory...
  • Box Office: 'The Equalizer' Debuts to Smashing $35 Million

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Denzel Washington and "The Equalizer" were number one with a bullet this weekend, as the revenge thriller picked up an impressive $35 million across 3,234 locations. That figure gave it a comfortable lead over the weekend's...
  • 'The Maze Runner' Tops Foreign Box Office for Second Week

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The Maze Runner" sprinted to the top of the foreign box office charts for the second week in a row, outdistancing "The Equalizer," which ruled over U.S. multiplexes. The big screen adaptation of James Dashner's best-selling...
  • 12 Foreign-Language Oscar Entries You Should Know

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Can't tell the players without a scorecard? So far, about 60 countries have submitted entries for Oscar's foreign-language race, with the Oct. 1 deadline looming. Most of the titles are unseen outside their country of origin...
  • Review: 'The Boxtrolls' ★★

    Review: 'The Boxtrolls' ★★
    Fans of "Coraline" and "ParaNorman," the deft, eccentric supernatural fairy tales created by Oregon-based Laika animation house, have every reason to anticipate "The Boxtrolls." Laika's latest feature is based on Alan Snow's 2005 book "Here Be Monsters!"...
  • 10 bookish movies coming in September

    10 bookish movies coming in September
    September is full of bookish film adaptations, with movies made from kids books, an international bestseller, a bestselling mystery and a couple of heart-stopping YA thrillers, of course. Here's what's in theaters, and what's coming soon. Things are...
  • A Q&A with veteran Disney animator who wants to preserve 2D animation

    A Q&A with veteran Disney animator who wants to preserve 2D animation
    Consider this storyline: Artists band together to use their creative talents to revive a seemingly lost art form. It’s a style of artistry that once captivated untold millions but now is seen as passť at best or even downright uninspired at worst....
  • Film Review: 'Song of the Sea'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In a worthy follow-up to "The Secret of Kells" (a surprise nominee for the 2010 animated feature Oscar), Moore applies his dazzling hand-drawn style to another tale inspired by Irish legend, only this time, he spins the magic-...
  • Euro-animators fail to find emotions in 'Cuckoo Clock Heart'

    Animators may use the same digital computer-assisted palette the world over, but the world is still diverse enough that distinct styles and sensibilities exist outside of the Disney/Pixar/Dreamworks/Sony orbit. "Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart" is a...
  • 'Jack,' 'Minuscule' And 'Happiness' Nominated for European Film Awards

    PARIS- EuropaCorp's "Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart," Futurikon's "Minuscule: Valley of The Lost Ants" and Mad Entertainment's "The Art of Happiness" will compete for best animated feature at the upcoming European Film Awards. Penned and directed by...
  • 'Frozen' princess promises hot Christmas for struggling toymaker

    (Reuters) - Snow Glow Elsa has a big job ahead of her - even for a princess with magical powers. The doll, one of only four toys to feature on three major guides of top toys for the holiday season, has the task of reviving Jakks Pacific Inc, which has...