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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • 'Boxtrolls' illustrates how animation houses are playing a new 'toon

     'Boxtrolls' illustrates how animation houses are playing a new 'toon
    After a recent screening of "The Boxtrolls," a child approached animator Travis Knight to say he loved the movie because "it was the weirdest thing I've ever seen." For Knight, president and CEO of Laika, a stop-motion animation company based outside of...
  • 'The Simpsons': Five memorable moments from the Hollywood Bowl

    'The Simpsons': Five memorable moments from the Hollywood Bowl
    "The Simpsons" set up shop at the Hollywood Bowl over the weekend -- and tens of thousands of loyal followers made the pilgrimage to witness the epochal event. Part ultimate fan concert, part musical gift to faithful viewers, "The Simpsons Take the...
  • DreamWorks Animation sale could help it at box office, analysts say

    DreamWorks Animation has evolved from a fledgling studio into a $700-million-a-year multimedia powerhouse, but Wall Street analysts said Sunday that the proposed acquisition by Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank Corp. could help the studio weather...
  • Denzel Washington's 'The Equalizer' tops 'The Boxtrolls' at box office

    Denzel Washington's 'The Equalizer' tops 'The Boxtrolls' at box office
    Denzel Washington brought his might to the box office yet again with his latest action film, “The Equalizer.” The R-rated movie, based on the gritty 1985-89 CBS series starring Edward Woodward,†topped all other films with an estimated...
  • Kathryn Bigelow Decries 'Last Days' of the African Elephant

    "When you buy something made of ivory, where does the money go?" asks an onscreen question at the start of Kathryn Bigelow's "Last Days," a remarkable three-minute PSA on the subject of elephant poaching and the illegal ivory trade that premiered on...
  • Box Office: 'The Equalizer' Debuts to Smashing $35 Million

    Denzel Washington and "The Equalizer" were number one with a bullet this weekend, as the revenge thriller picked up an impressive $35 million across 3,234 locations. That figure gave it a comfortable lead over the weekend's other new wide release,...
  • 'The Maze Runner' Tops Foreign Box Office for Second Week

    "The Maze Runner" sprinted to the top of the foreign box office charts for the second week in a row, outdistancing "The Equalizer," which ruled over U.S. multiplexes. The big screen adaptation of James Dashner's best-selling young adult novel earned $27....
  • 12 Foreign-Language Oscar Entries You Should Know

    Can't tell the players without a scorecard? So far, about 60 countries have submitted entries for Oscar's foreign-language race, with the Oct. 1 deadline looming. Most of the titles are unseen outside their country of origin or the festival circuit. So...
  • Review: 'The Boxtrolls' ★★

    Review: 'The Boxtrolls' ★★
    Fans of "Coraline" and "ParaNorman," the deft, eccentric supernatural fairy tales created by Oregon-based Laika animation house, have every reason to anticipate "The Boxtrolls." Laika's latest feature is based on Alan Snow's 2005 book "Here Be Monsters!"...
  • 10 bookish movies coming in September

    10 bookish movies coming in September
    September is full of bookish film adaptations, with movies made from kids books, an international bestseller, a bestselling mystery and a couple of heart-stopping YA thrillers, of course. Here's what's in theaters, and what's coming soon. Things are...
  • A Q&A with veteran Disney animator who wants to preserve 2D animation

    A Q&A with veteran Disney animator who wants to preserve 2D animation
    Consider this storyline: Artists band together to use their creative talents to revive a seemingly lost art form. It’s a style of artistry that once captivated untold millions but now is seen as passť at best or even downright uninspired at worst....