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  • 'Frozen' Becomes the Highest-Grossing Animated Film Ever

    Disney's animated tentpole "Frozen" has continued its wildly successful run in international markets to become to biggest animated pic ever, bringing its total to $1.072 billion this weekend after opening in its final market, Japan. The competition to...
  • Disney's Pixar planning 'Incredibles' sequel and a third 'Cars' film

    Disney's Pixar planning 'Incredibles' sequel and a third 'Cars' film
    A decade after the titular superhero family of "The Incredibles" donned their spandex suits to save the day, Disney announced that its animation studio Pixar is working on a sequel to the Oscar-winning movie. The sequel was announced by Disney...
  • 'The Giver' trailer: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep in YA dystopia

    'The Giver' trailer: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep in YA dystopia
    As the popularity of "The Hunger Games" franchise and the anticipation of the release of "Divergent" can attest, dystopic young-adult stories are all the rage these days, on screen and on the page. Now the first trailer has been released for a big-...
  • 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' drops final trailer

    'Amazing Spider-Man 2' drops final trailer
    There’s plenty of Harry Osborn/Green Goblin and not quite as much Electro in this new, and final, trailer for Marc Webb's “Amazing Spider-Man 2.” But the villain count is beside the point. The cast and filmmakers are about to embark on...
  • Students really animated by computer class

     Students really animated by computer class
    Students use computers — and their imaginations — to bring to life pirates walking on ships, pumpkins talking, oranges getting bruised and balls bouncing in the ACME Animation class at Ethel Dwyer Middle School in Huntington Beach. The...
  • Disney Launches Accelerator Program to Fund Tech Startups

    The Walt Disney Co. chief Bob Iger has long been an early adopter and supporter of new technology and digital platforms. Now the Mouse House has launched a program to invest in startups through Disney Accelerator, a three-month mentorship and seed-stage...
  • Is Disney's Big-Game Hunting Paying Off?

    Compared with the sizable acquisitions Disney CEO Bob Iger has made in the past, his $500 million-plus payout for Maker Studios last week seems downright thrifty. But the purchase not only moved Disney-watchers to question Maker's value, it also had...
  • 'Ernest and Celestine' review: More mouse than bear

    'Ernest and Celestine' review: More mouse than bear
    **1/2 (out of four) Earlier this year “The Lego Movie” reminded moviegoers that animated movies can be totally awesome, and it was much needed: The form has fallen into such a rut that Pixar (“Monsters University”) not only doesn&...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' Teams with Lucasfilm For 'Star Wars' Episode

    CBS' geek-fueled "The Big Bang Theory" and Lucasfilm are collaborating for a special "Star Wars" episode. "The Big Bang Theory" has teamed with a group of special effects technicians from Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic to re-create Dagobah, the...
  • Ed Catmull's 'Creativity, Inc.' is a thoughtful look at Pixar

    Ed Catmull's 'Creativity, Inc.' is a thoughtful look at Pixar
    Animation giant Pixar uses technology only as a means to an end; its films are rooted in human concerns, not computer wizardry. The same can be said of the new book "Creativity, Inc.," Ed Catmull's endearingly thoughtful explanation of how the studio he...
  • 'Star Wars Episode VII' Has Begun Shooting, Casting Nearly Complete, Says Disney's Alan Horn

    While Disney chairman Alan Horn remained mostly tight lipped during an interview at the Loyola Marymount School of Film and Television in Los Angeles, he did let it slip that "Star Wars Episode VII" has already begun shooting and has much of its cast....
  • 'Game of Thrones' author: TV series 'might need a feature' film

    HBO's "Game of Thrones" is one of the more epic series to grace the small screen, with warring kings, fire-breathing dragons and legions of icy supernatural beings lurking in the shadows. According to "Thrones" author and executive producer George R.R....