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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • 'Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return' lacks brains, heart, nerve

    'Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return' lacks brains, heart, nerve
    "Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return" picks up where L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" (and Victor Fleming's 1939 live-action adaptation "The Wizard of Oz") left off. But the new 3-D animation feels like a formulaic knockoff of the original,...
  • CANNES: Freddie Highmore, Imelda Staunton Join 'Canterville Ghost'

    LONDON -- Freddie Highmore ("Bates Motel"), Imelda Staunton ("Vera Drake"), Miranda Hart ("Call The Midwife") and Toby Jones ("The Hunger Games") have joined the voicecast of animated film "Oscar Wilde's The Canterville Ghost," which features Hugh...
  • China's cinematic censors say 'No' to 'Noah'

    When Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises were finishing up "Noah," they looked to an unusual market to release the $130-million biblical epic: China. Paramount has enjoyed tremendous success in the world's most populous nation, with...
  • Bro comedy 'Neighbors' gets weekend box office party started

    Bro comedy 'Neighbors' gets weekend box office party started
    "Neighbors," the Seth Rogen comedy pitting family against frat boys, opened to $19.6 million Friday, a figure that exceeded even the most optimistic expectations and put the R-rated movie on track for a first weekend that will approach $50 million....
  • 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: 'Neighbors' Proves R-Rated Comedies Are Summertime Gold

    Raunch sells. Case in point: Universal's "Neighbors," the dirty-minded comedy starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron that debuted to a glittering $49 million domestically this past weekend. "It's escapism, and when it works -- and 'Neighbors' worked --...
  • L.A. Film Festival adds 'Train Your Dragon 2,' '22 Jump Street'

    A pair of late-breaking, high-profile additions to the Los Angeles Film Festival have been announced: the animated fantasy-adventure "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and the buddy-cop comedy "22 Jump Street." On June 9, two days before the festival proper...
  • Event Gives Emerging Talent Showcase at Cannes

    Germany has some of the best film schools in the world and during Cannes the work of some of its students will be showcased under the banner Next Generation Short Tiger 2014. Martin Scheuring of German Films, which organizes the program with the German...
  • Billion Dollar Composer: John Powell Ranges From Action to Animation

    With "Rio 2" in release and "How to Train Your Dragon 2" due in June, London-born John Powell reconfirms his status as today's leading composer for animated films. Twenty of his 54 features have been animated. And with a resume that also includes a...
  • ‘Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist’: Joey Ansah and ‘the definitive back story’

     
    Joey Ansah might best be known as Desh, the bad guy who went toe-to-toe with Matt Damon's Jason Bourne in […]...
  • Tribeca 2014: In 'Beyond the Brick,' Lego as cultural juggernaut

    Tribeca 2014: In 'Beyond the Brick,' Lego as cultural juggernaut
    NEW YORK -- “The Lego Movie” this winter reawakened many people to the colorful plastic bricks they hadn’t thought about since childhood. But a raft of people inside and outside the Danish company have been clued in to its pleasures...