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  • The perils of stop-motion in 'The Boxtrolls'

    The perils of stop-motion in 'The Boxtrolls'
    "The Boxtrolls" is the latest production from Laika, the company that made the films "Coraline" and "ParaNorman," which were both nominated for the Academy Award for best animated feature. Again using the stop-motion animation process rather than the...
  • Simon Pegg finds happiness

    Simon Pegg finds happiness
    At 44, Simon Pegg thinks he's finally found happiness. The "Star Trek" and "Mission: Impossible" actor has that particular achievement on his mind recently, thanks to his new film, "Hector and the Search for Happiness." The quest film, which opens Sept....
  • Film Review: 'Elsa & Fred'

    Not even the ever-winning company of Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer is enough to reward the viewer's investment in "Elsa & Fred," a bland and formulaic tale of two senior citizens who discover that it's never too late to fall in love -- which...
  • Robin Williams Death Officially Ruled a Suicide

    The coroner in Marin County, Calif. has officially ruled Robin Williams' death a suicide by asphyxia due to hanging. No alcohol or illegal drugs were involved, according to the statement released on Friday. Williams was found dead Aug. 11 at his home...
  • Simon Pegg's 'Anything' Goes To China's HuaHua and Yue Hua

    Simon Pegg comedy "Absolutely Anything" will get a release in China following an acquisition by HuaHua Media and Beijing YueHua Entertainment. The picture, which is currently in post-production, is represented by GFM Films. Kate Beckinsale, Rob Riggle...
  • Film Review: 'A Merry Friggin' Christmas'

    The makers of "A Merry Friggin' Christmas" sprung for the fancy wrapping but skimped on the gift inside. How else to explain the gathering of such a talented and likable cast in service of such undercooked, utterly laugh-free material? Of trivial interest...
  • 'Boxtrolls' Passes $100 Million, Becomes Laika's Biggest International Hit

    "The Boxtrolls" crossed the $100 million mark last weekend, becoming the biggest international hit in animation studio Laika's history. The film has picked up $51.6 million at the foreign box office, trumping the overseas totals of 2009's "Coraline" ($...
  • Film Review: 'Kill Me Three Times'

    Screen violence doesn't get much cheaper or more gratuitous than in "Kill Me Three Times," a sun-drenched, blood-spattered Australian thriller that seems to fancy itself the first movie ever to feature characters shot to death at point-blank range....
  • ‘Phineas and Ferb': Romero, Pegg, more drafted for Halloween special

     
    “Phineas and Ferb” is getting into the Halloween spirit this weekend with a “Night of the Living Dead”-inspired special called […]...
  • Robin Williams' Autopsy Results Delayed for One Month

    The results of Robin Williams' autopsy have been pushed back to Nov. 3, Marin Country Counsel announced in a statement. They were originally scheduled to be ready on Tuesday. "We originally estimated Sept. 20, 2014 as the date these materials would be...
  • Friends, Family Remember Robin Williams at Private San Francisco Memorial

    Industry friends, colleagues and family gathered on Saturday afternoon to remember the late Robin Williams in a memorial at San Francisco's Curran Theatre, according to People. His widow Susan Schneider reportedly spoke at the memorial, as did Williams'...