| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:03 PM
With the low-budget horror film "The Conjuring" poised to win this weekend's box office race, Universal Pictures may soon face a frightening reality.
Of the four new films hitting theaters this weekend, the studio's $130-million 3-D action-adventure "R....
| Jul 6, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Jill Bugbee raced to her car with her son Collin, 4, in tow, anxious to get out of a fast-moving lightning storm.
The scene highlighted a perk of attending ArtsQuest's free outdoor family movie series at SteelStacks in south Bethlehem: Sometimes a lot...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Start the weekend off with a Movie in the Park, "Rise of the Guardians" (PG), Fri., June 28, at dusk (around 8 p.m.), at Granville Gude Park and Lakehouse, 8300 Mulberry St.
Bring the whole family, a blanket, picnic or chair and enjoy the entertainment....
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Visionary genre talents Guillermo del Toro, Frank Darabont, Roland Emmerich, John Carpenter and Chris Carter will be among the special ......
| 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...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:37 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG said it would take an $87-million charge on last year's holiday movie "Rise of the Guardians," marking the largest write-down the studio has ever taken for one of its own movies.
Analysts had estimated that the studio would take...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:18 AM
The title guardians are some of the most famous characters ever, who band together to save the world's children from an overdose of fear aimed by the so-called Bogeyman (voice by Jude Law), in this enjoyable fantasy.
Santa Claus, Jack Frost, the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:10 PM
DreamWorks Animation is turning to the Australian outback for inspiration for its first full-on animated musical.
The Glendale-based studio said it had tapped award-winning composer, actor and writer Tim Minchin to help create a musical project called...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:33 PM
"Epic," a fairy tale about a tiny universe of creatures who protect the forest, has many virtues.
The animation is lush and imaginative. The 3-D effects are stunning, among the best we've seen. The coming-of-age ideas are framed in eco-friendly ways....
| Jan 3, 2013
| 7:16 AM
DreamWorks Animation may end up losing nearly $100 million on its recent holiday release "Rise of the Guardians."
That's the sobering prediction of Lazard Capital Markets analyst Barton Crockett. In a research note on Wednesday, Crockett said he expects...