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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • Box office: 'Big Hero 6' takes off with $1.4 million Thursday

    Box office: 'Big Hero 6' takes off with $1.4 million Thursday
    Disney's animated sci-fi family film "Big Hero 6" appears to be off to a strong start at the U.S. box office. The action-comedy, about a rebellious robotics genius, grossed a studio-estimated $1.4 million in ticket sales from preview shows on Thursday...
  • Stereo D plans expansion into Canada

    Stereo D plans expansion into Canada
    Stereo D, a Burbank visual effects company, plans to move a significant portion of its workforce north of the border. The company, which specializes in the conversion of movies to a 3-D format, told employees this morning that the studio is planning...
  • 'Bridge and Tunnel' leads nowhere

     'Bridge and Tunnel' leads nowhere
    Writer-director Jason Michael Brescia's "Bridge and Tunnel" follows a group of Long Island twentysomethings over the course of one rocky year. It tries to be a kind of "St. Elmo's Fire" for "the change-at-Jamaica crowd," as the railroad-riding locals...
  • Any way you slice it, 'Boxtrolls' is an unwieldy visual feast

      Any way you slice it, 'Boxtrolls' is an unwieldy visual feast
    Many intriguing unlovelies are found in "The Boxtrolls," a new 3-D animated fable that lifts liberally from the sketches and dark sensibility of Alan Snow's creepy-good children's novel "Here Be Monsters." A rich voice cast adds oomph, led by a...
  • Lord, Miller back to write 'Lego Movie 2': Can they make it click?

    After Phil Lord and Chris Miller wrote and directed the original "Lego Movie" to critical and popular acclaim, it initially appeared that the filmmaking duo would take a step back for the sequel, acting only as producers — but not so fast. Word...
  • Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return offers charming characters and stunning animation but not much else

    Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return offers charming characters and stunning animation but not much else
    Fans of the Wizard of Oz can safely skip this animated adaptation, which is based on the book Dorothy Of Oz by L. Frank Baum’s great grandson, Roger S. Baum. Directed by Will Finn and Daniel St. Pierre and produced by Summertime Entertainment, the...
  • Box Office: Denzel Washington Powering 'Equalizer' Over 'Boxtrolls'

    Denzel Washington may be the most consistent hitter in Hollywood. The Oscar-winning actor steers clear of blockbuster fare and superhero pics, but his name above the title is gold when it comes to bringing in adult crowds to his thrillers and dramas. His...
  • '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...