| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:18 PM
[Update: DreamWorks Animation has hired Dawn Taubin to be its new marketing chief, sources close to the studio say. A release formally announcing her new job is expected this afternoon.]
Veteran movie marketing executive Dawn Taubin is a leading...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When it comes to computer-animated movies, studios seemingly can't get enough of talking animals, planes, cars, monsters, cavemen, snails and little blue creatures who live in mushrooms.
But there are signs that the abundance of animated movies may be...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:17 PM
There's still time to fit in a few events in Ocean City before the end of the summer, including something new this year: the OC Tall Ship Event, which takes place Aug. 21 to Sept. 2 at Bayside Pier.
A replica of a 16th century Spanish galleon tall...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Movie theater owners aren't known for being the most raucous crowd. But plop Brad Pitt in front of them and anything can happen.
"I love you!" one woman shrieked from a balcony in the cavernous 4,100-seat Caesars Palace Colosseum, where...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:32 PM
DreamWorks Animation posted a nearly 40% drop in profit in the first quarter while revenue remained virtually flat. For the three months ended March 31, the Glendale studio posted net income of $5.6 million, or 7 cents a share, on revenue of $135 million....
| May 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
DreamWorks Animation has a bunch of cavemen to thank for getting some fresh Wall Street love.
Analysts responded positively to news that the Glendale studio had scored with its prehistoric feature "The Croods," which helped drive first-quarter profit to...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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 24, 2013
| 2:40 AM
Come and enjoy the movie series Under the Stars, courtesy of the Perry Hall Giant food store. Unique to our almost one-year-old store at 8905 Belair Road in Perry Hall, the series started at the end of June and runs until the beginning of August.
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Shares of DreamWorks Animation fell more than 7% Monday after analysts said the company could face a write-down after animated film "Turbo" had a disappointing opening weekend at the box office.
"Turbo," which features the voice of Ryan Reynolds as a...