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  • Apple Unveils Enhanced iTunes 'Extras' for Apple TV, as Studios Push Digital Movie Sales

    Apple launched a new version of the iTunes Extras feature that will let Apple TV users access bonus content for movies they buy through the service on their HDTVs - and also let studios dynamically update related material for their titles. The goal for...
  • Netflix Taps Ex-Nickelodeon Exec Brian Wright to Lead Kids' Content Deals

    Netflix has hired Brian Wright, most recently Nickelodeon's senior VP of live-action development, to head up the streaming service provider's stepped-up efforts to acquire kids and family programming. Wright reports to Cindy Holland, Netflix's VP of...
  • 'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight

    'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight
    I remember first stumbling upon one of John Hubley's animated films when his Oscar-winning 1959 short "Moonbird" screened here last year. It returns this weekend in a retrospective featuring seven other Hubley shorts at the Siskel Film Center, which is...
  • Fox taps Social Rewards loyalty program to identify avid fans

    Fox taps Social Rewards loyalty program to identify avid fans
    Sit through the two-minute YouTube trailer for 20th Century Fox's upcoming movie "The Maze Runner," earn 25 points. Post a link to the trailer on Twitter, earn 15 more points. Facebook? Same deal, 15 points. Five hundred points earns discounts on...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' soars, with mild turbulence, reviews say

    Where does a franchise called "How to Train Your Dragon" go after said dragon is already trained? The second installment in the DreamWorks Animation series, written and directed by Dean DeBlois and featuring the voices of Jay Baruchel and Cate Blanchett,...
  • SC Films Intl. Sends TeamTO's 'YellowBird" Around the World (EXCLUSIVE)

    ANNECY- Simon Crowe's SC Films International has closed a flurry of major territories on Christian De Vita's 3D action adventure tale "Yellowbird," an ambitious animated feature produced by French studio TeamTO. Following Wrekin Hill's acquisition of...
  • Leading Czech Filmmaker Alice Nellis to Script 'Even Mice Belong in Heaven'

    Czech writer-director Alice Nellis, whose film "Revival" won the audience award at Karlovy Vary last year, has come on board as the scriptwriter for animated feature "Even Mice Belong in Heaven." The project was pitched Tuesday at Annecy Intl. Animation...
  • How GM almost screwed up Toy Story, Cars, Monsters Inc. and more

     
    Filed under: Etc., Technology, GM, Earnings/Financials, TV/Movies General Motors came within one week of buying Pixar in 1985, and would have subsumed the then-fledgling computer company to use its technology to help aid car designs. That surprising...
  • Netflix Stock Hits All-Time High on Upbeat Analyst Estimates

    Netflix shares closed up 7.4% Tuesday to an all-time high of $473.10 after a Goldman Sachs analyst upgraded the stock, citing the company's long-term international growth prospects and its stepped-up investments in kids' programming. In a research note,...
  • 'Transformers' unearths $100M debut at box office

     'Transformers' unearths $100M debut at box office
    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is ruling the box office. The fourth installment in filmmaker Michael Bay's morphing robots series earned $100 million in North America during its opening weekend, making it the biggest debut for a movie this year,...
  • Competitors in the Great Race to cross finish line in Villages

    Competitors in the Great Race to cross finish line in Villages
    THE VILLAGES — Hundreds of classic and rare vintage cars will be motoring through the huge retirement community this weekend as competitors in the Great Race cross the finish line at Lake Sumter Landing. About 100 classic pre-1972 cars and...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2′ and 'The Tale of Princess Kaguya' to Play at Annecy Animation Festival

    PARIS -- Dean DeBlois' "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and Studio Ghibli's "The Tale of Princess Kaguya" are among the high-profile toon pics set to play at the upcoming Annecy Intl. Film Festival. Both movies will first world-premiere at Cannes....