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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • Review: Oscar-nominated doc shorts tackle mortality, reconciliation

     Review: Oscar-nominated doc shorts tackle mortality, reconciliation
    This year's Academy Award documentary short subject nominees prove more substantial than their animation and live-action counterparts. Of the three Oscar shorts categories, the docs — a supersized collection of works broken down here into two...
  • Hayao Miyazaki Remains Animated Even in Retirement

    You'd think that after announcing his retirement from the feature film biz last year, 73-year-old Japanese animation legend Hayao Miyazaki, never one to seek out press, would be welcoming a time of quietude. But with a third Oscar nomination in his...
  • BAFTAs 2014: '12 Years a Slave' named best film

    BAFTAs 2014: '12 Years a Slave' named best film
    "12 Years a Slave," Steve McQueen's harrowing depiction of slavery in America, was named best flim at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday in London. Chiwetel Ejiofor also won for leading actor as the freeman-turned-slave in the drama. Though...
  • 'Lego Movie' knocks down box-office newcomers; Kevin Hart scores again

    'Lego Movie' knocks down box-office newcomers; Kevin Hart scores again
    "The Lego Movie" built upon its success this holiday weekend, beating out four new movies to secure the No. 1 spot at the box office for the second time. After posting a surprisingly strong debut, the animated 3-D film collected an additional $63.5...
  • MPSE Golden Reel Awards: 'Captain Phillips,' 'Gravity,' 'The Great Gatsby' Win Sound Editors Awards

    Sound editors united at the 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards on Feb. 16 with "Star Wars" creator George Lucas dubbing them "the backs on which the entire film industry rests." Lucas was there to present longtime friend and director of sound design at...
  • 'Lego Movie' and Kevin Hart making their box-office mark

     'Lego Movie' and Kevin Hart making their box-office mark
    So far this year, there have been two proven bets at the box office: Legos and Kevin Hart. That hot streak continued through the Presidents Day weekend, with "The Lego Movie" building on its blockbuster opening to finish No. 1 for a second time, while...
  • Will Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' be a slam-dunk for movie stars?

    Will Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' be a slam-dunk for movie stars?
    As the dominant force in late-night television, Jay Leno's "The Tonight Show" was an essential stop for movie stars flogging their upcoming films. But Monday marked the dawn of a new era for "Tonight," one with Jimmy Fallon at the reins, raising the...
  • Didier Brunner Steps Down as President of Les Armateurs

    PARIS - Producer Didier Brunner, one of the driving forces of European feature film animation, has stepped down as president of Les Armateurs, the five-time-Oscar nommed Paris-based film/TV animation production house. First attracting attention with...
  • 'Bad Grandpa' ages well on DVD sales chart; 'Escape Plan' No. 2

    'Bad Grandpa' ages well on DVD sales chart; 'Escape Plan' No. 2
    Johnny Knoxville's latest movie is showing some longevity. His prank comedy "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title in its second week in release, according to the latest rankings from Rentrak. The movie is up from...
  • Amazon Angles for Oscar via Exclusive Deal for 'Broken Circle Breakdown'

    Netflix secured rights for documentary "The Square" a few months before the film received an Oscar nomination. Now rival Amazon.com is playing that game, too: The Internet giant struck a content-licensing agreement with Tribeca Film that will make...
  • 'Lego Movie' to block newcomers 'Pompeii' and '3 Days to Kill'

    "The Lego Movie" will face little competition for the No. 1 box office spot this weekend as the 3D disaster picture "Pompeii" and the Kevin Costner action thriller "3 Days to Kill" enter theaters.  The irreverent, 3D animated comedy from Warner Bros....
  • Box Office: 'Pompeii,' '3 Days to Kill' No Match for 'Lego Movie' Three-Peat

    Since Relativity Media's "3 Days to Kill" and Sony's "Pompeii" will compete for similar male auds at the box office this weekend, with both expected to see modest bows in the low-teens, it's looking like "The Lego Movie" will top the charts for the...