| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
While the movie industry is on track for a record summer box office, there's blood on the streets of Hollywood.
The swing-for-fences strategy adopted by most of the majors can pay off big when it works. But judging from the hundreds of millions in red...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Warner Bros., where Bugs Bunny was born in 1940, understood the power of music.
The studio's Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoon series avidly used music from Wagner, Rossini and Brahms, showed Bugs Bunny as an orchestra conductor, ballet dancer...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Committing to the genre after years of fits and starts, Warner Bros. on Monday said it will produce one animated movie per year beginning in 2014.
Every other major studio in Hollywood has established an animation strategy in the past few years, with...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:09 AM
It's no surprise that Warner Bros. has video games with "Batman" and "Middle Earth" in the titles coming out this year, since "The Dark Knight Rises" and "The Hobbit" are the studio's two biggest remaining movie releases of 2012.
What is surprising is...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:38 AM
The penguins are back in returning director George Miller's animated sequel, and though a good deal of the novelty has worn off, the result still can be enjoyed by family audiences.
Now a dad, Mumble (voiced again by Elijah Wood) balances family concerns...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 11:25 AM
1. Raising money for the Ruritan
Downsville Ruritan Carnival will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, through Saturday, Aug. 18, at Byron Memorial Park, U.S. 11, Williamsport. Food, music, rides and games. Armbands for carnival rides $10 in advance; $16...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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| Nov 17, 2011
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Think about an animal you find cute. Now think about a computer-animated version of that animal rapping LL Cool J’s “Mama Said Knock You Out.” Boom: Cuteness eliminated.
Escalating the misguided, if-people-like-...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 9:50 PM
George Miller is no stranger to first-class animated films featuring talking animals. He directed the revered classic "Babe," which was nominated for Best Picture. He also directed the first "Happy Feet" movie, replacing talking pigs, dogs and sheep...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 1:05 AM
President Barack Obama signed into law provisions of the American Jobs Act to help unemployed veterans. The measures had broad bipartisan support and provide significant tax credits to businesses that hire those who have returned from war; additional...