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Animation (Movie Genre)

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  • National Board of Review selects 'Her' as best picture

    National Board of Review selects 'Her' as best picture
    "Her," Spike Jonze's quirky love story about a lonely man and his warmhearted computer operating system, was named best picture of 2013 on Wednesday by the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures. Jonze also won best director. "Spike Jonze is one of...
  • 'Pulp Fiction,' 'Roger & Me,' 'Mary Poppins' Join National Film Registry

    "Pulp Fiction," "Roger & Me," "The Magnificent Seven," "Mary Poppins," "Judgment at Nuremberg" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" are among 25 films selected by the Library of Congress this year to be added to its National Film Registry. The...
  • 'Mary Poppins' among 25 films added to National Film Registry

    'Mary Poppins' among 25 films added to National Film Registry
    A beloved musical about a magical nanny, an epic about the first astronauts, a silent film with a Native American cast and a sci-fi thriller loosely based on Shakespeare's "The Tempest" are among the 25 motion pictures to join the National Film Registry...
  • Ben Stassen's 'House of Magic 3D' Preps Christmas Launch-pad

    MADRID - Sold by Studiocanal, Ben Stassen's adventure comedy "The House of Magic 3D," the latest movie from one of continental Europe's biggest animation players, Stassen's Brussels-based nWave Pictures, has its own special Christmas present: A near day-...
  • Ireland: Production of Pix, TV Drama, Toons Hits Record High

    LONDON -- Spending generated by film, TV drama and animation production in Ireland has never been higher, according to figures published Wednesday by the Irish Film Board, which supports the development of the local biz. The Irish production sector...
  • Doha's Latest Film Event Revels in Cultural Diversity

    Nearly four-fifths of the population of Doha, Qatar, a sparkling, futuristic city perched on the Arabian Gulf and packed with construction projects, are foreign workers. So it is fitting that economic migrants from the Philippines, Thailand, Africa and...
  • Black Film Critics Circle Names '12 Years a Slave' Best Picture

    The Black Film Critics Circle has given top honors to "12 Years a Slave" and its director, Steve McQueen. The lead actor and actress awards went to "12 Year's" Chiwetel Ejiofor and "Short Term 12′s" Brie Larson, respectively. In addition to...
  • National Film Registry adds 'Mary Poppins,' 'Pulp Fiction,' 'Roger & Me'

    National Film Registry adds 'Mary Poppins,' 'Pulp Fiction,' 'Roger & Me'
    A beloved musical about a magical nanny, an epic about the first astronauts, a silent film with a Native American cast and a sci-fi thriller loosely based on Shakespeare's "The Tempest" are among the 25 motion pictures to join the National Film Registry...
  • Review: 'Walking With Dinosaurs' stumbles in its new environment

     Review: 'Walking With Dinosaurs' stumbles in its new environment
    The new 3-D nature tale "Walking With Dinosaurs" is nothing like its predecessors. I don't mean the creatures of the Jurassic Period, which came before the Cretaceous Period that is the movie's staging ground. Not the "Jurassic Park" period either,...
  • Sandra Bullock Wins Kick Ass Award, Women Film Journalists Name '12 Years' Best Film

    "12 Years a Slave" topped the Alliance of Women Film Journalists awards with six nods, including best film. The org called out "Last Vegas" for the tongue-in-cheek biggest age gap award and poked fun at "The Counselor." "Her" won for the best depiction...
  • Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks' ★★★

    Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks' ★★&#9733
    No feathers, animated or otherwise, will be ruffled by "Saving Mr. Banks," director John Lee Hancock's genial fictionalized account of how Walt Disney seduced "Mary Poppins" author P.L. Travers into allowing, for 5 percent of the gross, the supernatural...
  • Valerie Lawson talks 'Mary Poppins, She Wrote' and P.L Travers

    Valerie Lawson talks 'Mary Poppins, She Wrote' and P.L Travers
    In the film “Saving Mr. Banks,” the children's author P.L. Travers finds herself in tense negotiations with Walt Disney over the 1964 film version of Travers' classic stories featuring the magical English nanny Mary Poppins. Played in what's...