| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Gru is back...and it was worth the wait.
Steve Carell's lovable villain has settled into Dad-mode in 'Despicable Me 2'and the job suits him just fine. But, when a fetching femaile agent from the 'Anti-Villain League', voiced by Kristen Wiig, enlists...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Memorial Day Weekend is always the kick-off of Summer Blockbuster season, so, we spent this afternoon at the movies, eating popcorn in front of Epic....a perfectly fine family film.
I say "fine" because we haven't really spoken about it since we left...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
After a disappointing second quarter earnings call Tuesday, it has become clear to analysts that DreamWorks Animation must alter the way it does business.
"I have no issue with the creative, DreamWorks Animation films are great," said David Miller of...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:08 AM
Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter profit increased 15% as more customers signed up for its high-speed Internet and phone service.
The Philadelphia cable giant generated net income of $1.99 billion, or 76 cents a share, compared to $1.73 billion, or 65...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A year ago Kevin Hart surprised many film observers when his stand-up movie "Let Me Explain" seemed to come out of nowhere and hold its own against "Despicable Me 2" and "The Lone Ranger" over the Fourth of July weekend. (It ultimately finished its...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks.
Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Invitations were sent to 271 individuals to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Thursday. They gain entry to the academy by earning an Oscar nomination, by getting two members to pen recommendations or by receiving an endorsement...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Rapper Rick Ross may have the top-selling album in the U.S., but the past week was a good one to be associated with an animated film.
In the days following the March 2 telecast of the Academy Awards, songs from Disney's "Frozen" and Universal Pictures'...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Hollywood's studios have some good news as the summer movie season kicks into high gear: Business is up.
The movie industry is on track to beat last year's box-office record. The Memorial Day weekend's blockbuster opening of "X-Men: Days of Future Past"...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
All you need to do to measure the success of European animators is look at this year's Oscar race: "Despicable Me 2," co-directed by French toonsmith Pierre Coffin; and "Ernest & Celestine," a France-Luxembourg-Belgium co-production, are nominated for...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Stay tuned for the latest updates from the 86th annual Academy Awards.
Full list of nominees:
"12 Years a Slave"
"Dallas Buyers Club"
"The Wolf of Wall Street"...