| Apr 10, 2014
| 8:58 AM
In the commercial animation realm, there are movies that reach for something, or many things. Others are content merely to baby-sit.
The 2011 hit "Rio" was a baby sitter. And so is "Rio 2," a routine sequel following the perilous adventures of the...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Reddit users got scoop from James Cameron himself on Saturday when the director offered up meaty details about the upcoming "Avatar" movies.
Cameron told the site during an AMA session ("Ask Me Anything" Q&A) that he's currently working on the scripts...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Directorial acclaim never comes easy. When it hits, though, the results can be significant not only for the helmer but for cinema itself. We take a look back at the films that propelled some of today’s most celebrated directors to prominence....
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:30 PM
MBS Media Campus, formerly known as Manhattan Beach Studios, evacuated its staff Tuesday morning after receiving a bomb threat, a spokesman for the studio said.
Mike Newport, a spokesman for MBS Media Campus, said the Manhattan Beach studio evacuated...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Attendees at next month's Cannes Film Festival will hear plenty of French being spoken -- except, that is, by the characters onscreen. Of the French films recently announced as part of this year's official selection, two (Olivier Dahan's opening-nighter...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:07 PM
The documentary "James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D" will drop anchor in theaters nationwide Aug. 8, distributor DisruptiveLA announced Tuesday.
Directed by John Bruno, Andrew Wight and Ray Quint, the movie follows James Cameron, the Academy Award-...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:36 AM
As "Gravity" made waves at the box office this weekend, pundits both professional and amateur struggled to find comparisons. One of the striking attributes of the Alfonso Cuarón film is that it's not really like anything that's come before. But one of the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The land based on the film "Avatar" at Disney's Animal Kingdom will be big and blue, if scenes from this week's groundbreaking are any indication.
Disney World released images and video of Disney executives and Imagineers with blue, bigger-than-life...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Sometimes it's good to be a fan. That's what D23 Expo members in Japan found out when they were served up a glimpse of what the "Avatar"-inspired land at Disney's Animal Kingdom is going to look like when it opens in 2017.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 11:01 AM
The holidays are a time when family-friendly films pack in audiences like the Dallas Cowboys pack-in last-minute turnovers. But even in a season when the G and PG films come with a built-in head start, it's hard not to be impressed by what "Frozen" has...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 4:15 PM
The Walt Disney Co. has finally unveiled new details about its proposed "Avatar"-themed land at Disney's Animal Kingdom, two years after striking a deal for the theme-park rights to the blockbuster film franchise.
Disney released its first artistic...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:30 PM
James Cameron will make his next three "Avatar" films for 20th Century Fox in New Zealand.
Cameron said he expects the films to be released on the previously announced dates of December, 2016, December, 2017, and December, 2018.
The filmmaker made the...