| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Santa and the Easter Bunny are constantly one-upping each other, the Tooth Fairy feels overworked, Jack Frost is a perpetual ......
| Dec 8, 2012
| 4:07 PM
"End of Watch" (R). Police partners form a close bond, and also share a challenging life on the street. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña. TownMall Cinemas (7:00 p.m.)
"Killing Them Softly" (R). A mob enforcer goes after a pair of low-...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:35 AM
The nominees for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday by Jessica Alba, Megan Fox and Ed Helms.
Steven Spielberg's epic on the 16th president, "Lincoln," stood out in the film categories with seven Golden Globe nominations, followed...
| Dec 13, 2012
I told myself I wouldn’t get worked up over the Golden Globe nominations this morning, but here we go again.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association—an anonymous group of freelancers much, much smaller than the Academy—really booted...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 2:01 PM
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" stands to collect more gold at the box office this weekend than the dragon Smaug is hoarding inside the Lonely Mountain.
Peter Jackson's 3-D prequel to "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy should open to between $120...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 3:57 PM
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" (PG-13). Bilbo Baggins begins a journey to reclaim a stolen treasure. With Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage. TownMall Cinemas (11:00 a.m., 12:00*, 3:00, 3:30, 4:00*, 7:00, 7:30*, 8:00*, 10:50...