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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • Jumbled 'Last Hijack' focuses on a wholly unsympathetic figure

    Jumbled 'Last Hijack' focuses on a wholly unsympathetic figure
    The documentary "Last Hijack" combines live action and animated sequences to present the dubious life of Somali pirate Mohamed Nur. The banditry that imperils lives and trade in the waters off East Africa already has been chronicled in documentary and...
  • Tame 'Color City' stays inside the lines

    Tame 'Color City' stays inside the lines
    Upbeat, neon-hued and innocuous, the children's computer-generated animation feature "The Hero of Color City" tries to do for Crayola crayons what "The Lego Movie" did for building sets and the "Toy Story" films did for all toys. While a boy named Ben...
  • Tom Cruise Nabs Top Spot on Home Video Sales Charts With 'Edge of Tomorrow'

    The latest Tom Cruise action film, "Edge of Tomorrow," topped the national home video sales charts the week ending Oct. 12, bumping the prior week's top seller, "Transformers: Age of Extinction," from Paramount Pictures, to No. 2. "Edge of Tomorrow,"...
  • 'Watchers of the Sky' a powerful warning about genocide

    'Watchers of the Sky' a powerful warning about genocide
    The documentary "Watchers of the Sky" centers on Raphael Lemkin, who coined the word "genocide" and devoted his life to ensuring that the systematic extermination of people would be an international crime. Henryk Sienkiewicz's depiction of the Roman...
  • Too much and too little in overwrought, Mexican-themed 'Book of Life'

     Too much and too little in overwrought, Mexican-themed 'Book of Life'
    "The Book of Life" juxtaposes overwrought visual imagery with an undernourished, familiar story — regrettable flaws in one of the few animated films to focus on Latino characters and the rich heritage of Mexican folk culture. La Muerte (voiced...
  • Digital Tracking: 'Fury' to Blast Away Box Office Competition with $32 Million

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot - which studies social data and box office trends - analyzes this weekend's new...
  • Box Office: Brad Pitt's 'Fury' Edges Out 'Book of Life,' 'Gone Girl'

    Brad Pitt and a squadron of up-and-coming actors held off "Gone Girl" at the multiplexes this weekend as "Fury" topped box office charts with a $23.5 million debut. Despite surrendering first place after two weeks wearing the crown, "Gone Girl" showed...
  • 'Fury' pushes 'Gone Girl' from top spot at box office

    'Fury' pushes 'Gone Girl' from top spot at box office
    The new World War II film “Fury” starring Brad Pitt battled to the top of the weekend box office, pulling in an estimated $23.5 million in the U.S. and Canada and pushing “Gone Girl” out of the No. 1 spot. Strong reviews and word...
  • 'The President' wins top prize at Chicago film festival

    'The President' wins top prize at Chicago film festival
    "The President," a Georgian- and English-language satire from Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf, won the top prize Friday night at the 50th Chicago International Film Festival. Actress Kathleen Turner served as jury chair this year. Prizes for best...
  • Film Review: 'Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story'

    Who'd have thought that a documentary about scavenging would serve up so much food porn? In their hugely entertaining "Just Eat It," Canadian filmmaking couple Grant Baldwin and Jenny Rustemeyer conduct an experiment to eat only discarded food for six...
  • Searchlight's grand challenge: 'Budapest Hotel' for best picture

    We've been deluged with dozens of variations of "Birdman Soars" headlines in the last couple of days, as Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's ambitious tale of a onetime comic book movie star's quest for reinvention opened to great business last weekend,...