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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • 'Absence,' 'Town,' 'Paradise' Make Rio Fest Premiere Brasil Line-Up

    Chico Teixeira's "Absence," Daniel Aragao's "I Swear I'll Leave This Town" and Andre Ristum's "The Other Side of Paradise" world premiere in the Rio de Janeiro Intl. Film Festival's centerpiece Premiere Brasil. The Rio Fest runs Sept. 24 to Oct. 8....
  • 'Boyhood' wins best film of 2014 honor from N.Y. Film Critics Circle

    '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...
  • '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-...
  • Film Review: 'Big Hero 6′

    With "Big Hero 6," an obscure Marvel Comics title gives the Mouse House's toon division just enough raw material to assemble its own superhero franchise, starring millions of robots -- including one, a balloon-bellied virtual nurse named Baymax, that you'...
  • How Hasbro Wants to Take the Financial Reins of its Movies Starting with 'My Little Pony'

    After spending the past seven years launching film franchises based on its toys and games like Transformers and G.I. Joe, and setting up other movies like "Monopoly," "Candy Land" and "Risk," Hasbro Studios is poised to take the next logical step:...
  • 'Lego Movie' Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller Set to Script Sequel

    "The Lego Movie 2" is gaining momentum with Phil Lord and Chris Miller signing on with Warner Bros to write and produce. The duo wrote and directed "The Lego Movie," which grossed over $460 million worldwide this year. Dan Lin and Roy Lee are producing...
  • Contender Conversations, Animation: 'Boxtrolls,' 'Dragon 2′ and 'Lego Movie'

    BOXTROLLS Oregon-based Laika is heading into awards season with the stop-motion "The Boxtrolls." Having earned Oscar nominations for its first two efforts, "Coraline" (2009) and "ParaNorman" (2012), the studio is aiming to remain on a roll. Producer (and...
  • Haim Saban Sets Animated Film Production Venture with Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan

    Saban Capital Group is diving deeper into film production with the launch of Zag Animation Studios, a partnership with director Chris Columbus, producer Michael Barnathan and kidvid entrepreneur Jeremy Zag. The studio will begin producing family films in...
  • Box Office: 'Nightcrawler,' 'Ouija' Tied for First in Deadly Halloween Weekend

    "Ouija" and "Nightcrawler" are effectively tied for first place at the box office, providing a little excitement in an otherwise deadly Halloween weekend at the multiplexes. Both films picked up roughly $10.9 million, but a clear leader will only be...
  • Welcome to a land of enchantment in 'Over the Garden Wall'

    Welcome to a land of enchantment in 'Over the Garden Wall'
    The first thing to say about Patrick McHale's Cartoon Network miniseries "Over the Garden Wall," after noting that it is beautiful to behold and worth the while of anyone interested in contemporary animation, is that it has been made in a two-dimensional,...
  • Without Pixar, the Feature Animation Oscar Race is Open But Confusing

    Feature animation offers one of the most confusing awards races this year. And that's really saying something. For one thing, Pixar, the category's answer to the New York Yankees, doesn't have a 2014 release -- the first year that's occurred since the...