| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:56 PM
It's a Small World, the 50-year-old Disneyland attraction with the singing automatonic children, is reportedly being turned into a movie.
Deadline.com reported that Jon Turteltaub has been hired by Walt Disney Studios to direct the movie based on the...
| Jan 28, 2014
Several former Lehigh Valley residents had a hand in creating a Dreamworks' animated film that is nominated for an Academy award. Parkland grad Kevin Coyle, Emmaus native Matthew Beightol and Phillipsburg's Amy Taylor all worked on animation for "The...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:39 PM
In the world of horror thrillers, the anticipation of what's to come can be the best part. So with Monday's announcement that "All the Boys Love Mandy Lane" will be released on demand on Sept. 6 and in theaters Oct. 11 — some seven years after its...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 11:19 AM
The 85th Academy Award nominations certainly managed a few surprises Thursday morning --no nominations for directors Ben Affleck ("Argo") or Kathryn Bigelow ("Zero Dark Thirty"), lots of Oscar warmth for "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and Michael...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 11:00 AM
A major spiritual milestone is coming up this month. We can call it the year 20 A.P.
That A.P. stands for "After Phil" — or Phil Connors, the protagonist of the Bill Murray comedy "Groundhog Day." How many other movies starring "Saturday Night...
| Mar 21, 2013
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Do you want to see Emma Stone and Ryan Reynolds running around half-naked?
Sorry, you'll have to settle for animated versions of the stars in “The Croods,” a 3-D family adventure that evidently exists to depict the invention...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:29 AM
It's "Ice Age" with humans and less ice. "The Croods" began life nearly a decade ago as "Crood Awakening," a collaboration of DreamWorks Animation and Aardman Studios, with a script co-written by John Cleese. Then Aardman, creators of the great Wallace...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:15 PM
"The Croods" could club its way to box-office success this weekend, as the animated caveman movie looks certain to end up No. 1.
The 3-D DreamWorks Animation film is likely to open with a solid $40 million, according to those who have seen pre-release...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 9:19 AM
It was a weekend of firsts at the box office.
The No. 1 spot went to the first cave-man family in "The Croods," and "Olympus Has Fallen" star Gerard Butler had his first strong showing at the multiplex in years.
The 3-D animated family film beat out...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:10 AM
While Blockbuster’s announcement that it will close its remaining retail stores may cause little weeping among those who long ago moved on to streaming and other types of those, you know, technology things, there’s something a little sad about...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:00 PM
As this year's cycle of summertime movie-time disaster and destruction winds down, the time seems ripe for a film to ponder just what we want from all those superhero fantasies and exaggerated adventures. "Kick-Ass 2" would like to be that movie, but it's...