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  • Oscar Nominations: 'Frozen,' 'Her' and 'Alone Yet Not Alone' for song?

    Oscar Nominations: 'Frozen,' 'Her' and 'Alone Yet Not Alone' for song?
    U2, Pharrell Williamsand Karen O -- names more befitting of Grammy nominations than the Oscars -- are among the contenders for the Academy Award for original song. Here, the heavy-hitters are all underdogs, as they will have to vie for Oscar gold on...
  • Reel China: Beijing film festival opens with international emphasis

    BEIJING -- The Beijing International Film Festival kicked off in the Chinese capital on Wednesday, opening with the French production "Beauty and the Beast" directed by Christophe Gans and starring La Seydoux and Vincent Cassel. In only its fourth...
  • Box Office: Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' Won't Disrupt 'Captain America,' 'Rio' Rivalry

    With four new modest entries, led by Warner Bros.' Johnny Depp sci-fi thriller "Transcendence," tracking in the high teens, the Easter frame looks to be a repeat of last weekend's box office as Disney-Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and...
  • Animated movies sing a happy tune

    Considered deeply uncool at one point, music from animated movies is back — and singing along is now not only OK for kids, it's something adults record themselves doing on their phones and share on YouTube. The boom in popular songs from...
  • 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...
  • REVIEW: 'Rio 2' ★★

    REVIEW: 'Rio 2' ★&#9733
    In the commercial animation realm, there are movies that reach for something, or many things. Others are content merely to baby-sit. The 2011 hit "Rio" was a baby sitter. And so is "Rio 2," a routine sequel following the perilous adventures of the...
  • Review: Amid 'Rio 2's' cacophony, the musical numbers shine

    Review: Amid 'Rio 2's' cacophony, the musical numbers shine
    Wonderfully animated and well-voiced, "Rio 2" is nevertheless too much. Too much plot, too many issues, too many characters. But not too much music. Yes, the musical numbers reach saturation levels, but the Latin-influenced jamming and singing are...
  • Stephen Colbert to CBS. 'Rio 2' will fly high. Down upfront?

    Stephen Colbert to CBS. 'Rio 2' will fly high. Down upfront?
    After the coffee. Before getting ready to fly back to D.C. The Skinny: Traveling to D.C. on Saturday for Passover on Monday. Given the cost of flying and renting a car, this will be a very expensive Seder. Don't worry, eating matzo won't stop me from...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'Rio 2′ to Fly High Above Box Office

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • 'Captain America' edges out 'Rio 2' to retain top box-office spot

    'Captain America' edges out 'Rio 2' to retain top box-office spot
    In a battle of the sequels, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" retained its superhero grip at the weekend box office, finishing No. 1 and beating the animated "Rio 2" by a slim margin. "Captain America" grossed a studio-estimated $41.4 million in its...
  • Beijing Festival Unveils Starry Jury for Deja-Vu Competition

    HONG KONG -- The Beijing International Film festival has put together a festival of festivals-type competition selection with titles that have gathered awards at other events through the past year. The line-up will be judged by a powerhouse jury to be...