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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • Poland Lures Foreign Films as Local Biz Rises

    You would never guess from the level of international co-productions heading toward Poland that the country remains one of the few in this corner of Europe without cash-back incentives. Agnieszka Odorowicz, topper at the Polish Film Institute, is...
  • 'Spider-Man' can't hang with 'Neighbors' at the box office

    Executives at Universal Pictures may be breaking out the red plastic cups. The studio's R-rated comedy "Neighbors" far exceeded industry expectations at the domestic box office this weekend, debuting with $51.1 million, according to an estimate from...
  • Tasty film returns to the Siskel Film Center

    Tasty film returns to the Siskel Film Center
    "One bite of that, and he'll build you a Taj Mahal," a woman is heard hollering approvingly through an open window to her neighbor, a pretty young housewife named Ila who is in her kitchen, preparing her husband's lunch. "The Taj Mahal is a tomb, auntie,"...
  • Offbeat Bill Murray Comedy 'Rock the Kasbah' Seeks Love From Cannes

    Is the world ready for a comedy about Kabul? Will audiences empathize with a broke Bill Murray bar-hopping amid the wartime chaos of Afghanistan? Certainly "Rock the Kasbah," being shopped at Cannes this week (it starts shooting June 2), contrasts...
  • Unifrance at 65: Gaul's Film Promo Org Thinks Outside the Box

    The mission of Unifrance has always been to lift theatrical numbers and broaden the appeal of Gallic fare in challenging markets. Today the film promo org is finding ever more creative ways to do that. One of them is to join forces with exhibitors. In...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2′ Sends DreamWorks Animation Stock Down

    "How to Train Your Dragon 2" didn't prove to be enough of a box office fire-breather for Wall Street, sending the share price of DreamWorks Animation sliding more than 12% on Monday. The animated sequel opened to $50 million domestically and picked up in...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' packs emotional firepower in a rip-roaring ride

    From the fashionable day-old scruff on Hiccup's 20-year-old Viking chin to the amped-up fire power of Toothless, "How to Train Your Dragon 2" has made good use of the years since the villagers of Berk and the boy who'd rather not be chief first charmed...
  • Ale Abreu's 'The Boy and the World' Wins Pair of Awards at Annecy

    PARIS- Brazilian musician-turned-director Ale Abreu's "The Boy and the World" won the crystal award for best film and the audience nod at the 38th Annecy Intl. Animation Film Festival which wrapped today. The win of "The Boy and the World" (pictured...
  • Ghetto Film School debuts in L.A., David O. Russell on board of directors

    Ghetto Film School debuts in L.A., David O. Russell on board of directors
    This post has been updated. See below for details. While thousands were welcoming Lord Stanley’s Cup back to Los Angeles on Monday, not far away others were celebrating the arrival of a new city addition. Students, teachers, board members...
  • Juck Somsaman: Why the Asian Pacific Animation Scene Is Booming

    One of the key narratives at the Annecy festival's International Animation Film Market (MIFA) is the burgeoning attendance of participants from Asia. Variety spoke to Juck Somsaman from Thailand's The Monk Studios, whose "Duck Fight: Fist of the Feather"...
  • Box Office: '22 Jump Street' Tops 'How to Train Your Dragon 2′ With $60 Mil

    "22 Jump Street" edged out "How to Train Your Dragon 2" to capture the weekend box office crown as the two hotly anticipated sequels swooped into multiplexes just in time for Father's Day. The undercover cop comedy reunited Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum,...