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  • 'Despicable Me 2' tops DVD sales chart for third straight week

    'Despicable Me 2' tops DVD sales chart for third straight week
    The minions have continued their winning streak. For the third week in a row, Universal Pictures' animated sequel "Despicable Me 2" was the best-selling DVD and Blu-ray title, according to Rentrak, while "Fast & Furious 6," also from Universal, was...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' generates $80 million in home video sales

    'Despicable Me 2' generates $80 million in home video sales
    It looks like plenty of stockings will be stuffed with minions DVDs this year. The computer animated family film "Despicable Me 2" sold $80 million worth of DVDs, Blu-ray discs and digital copies in its first week in release, according to its...
  • 'Despicable Me 2,' 'Fast & Furious 6' top DVD sales chart

    'Despicable Me 2,' 'Fast & Furious 6' top DVD sales chart
    The sixth movie in the "Fast & Furious" series burned rubber in the home video market, but it couldn't top the minions of "Despicable Me 2."  The computer animated family comedy, the sequel to 2010's "Despicable Me" featuring the voices of Steve Carell ...
  • Hans Zimmer Enlists Pharrell Williams and Co. to Score 'Amazing Spider-Man 2′

    The man behind the two tracks that were each dubbed "the song of the summer" ("Get Lucky" and "Blurred Lines") will help write the soundtrack of next summer: Hans Zimmer has enlisted music producer Pharrell Williams to help score "The Amazing Spider-Man...
  • 'Despicable Me 2′ Director: Minions Were Supposed to Be 'Army of Orc-Like Brutes'

    "Despicable Me 2" collaborators Chris Meledandri, Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud and Pharrell Williams shared some of their creative processes following a showing of their toon Nov. 14 at the Variety Screening Series. Williams couldn't stop gushing about...
  • French Film Orgs Join Forces To Bow The Paris Images Trade Show

    PARIS- The Ile de France Film Commission is joining forces with six other Gallic film orgs to launch the Paris Images Trade Show, a label dedicated to promoting French talent in all film and audiovisual-related fields through four different events. The...
  • Gray's Gold: Free the Toons!

    In terms of box office, life is good for the animation business, as audiences show their affection for the genre. In terms of awards, it's a different story. In the past 85 years, Academy Awards voters have repeatedly shown that they consider animation...
  • Reel Critics: 'Despicable' is delectable

    Any blockbuster hit is sure to be reincarnated in today's Hollywood. Dual directors Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud teamed up make over $500 million with the animated hit "Despicable Me" in 2010. They repeat the success of their first collaboration with...
  • Box Office: 'Pacific' on the Rim of Disappointment Stateside, Beat By 'Grown Ups,' 'Despicable Me' Sequels

    "Pacific Rim" landed in second place Friday with $14.6 million, which is about the best it can expect to do this weekend as it gets overtaken by a critically-smeared sequel and a beloved toon holdover. Warner Bros.' and Legendary Pictures' giant-robot-...
  • Box Office: 'Despicable Me,' 'Grown Ups' Sequels Stunt 'Pacific Rim' Stateside

    Another weekend, another big-budget box office disappointment. This time it's Warner Bros.-Legendary Pictures' $185 million-budgeted "Pacific Rim," which collected just $38.3 million domestically. But the film saw better results overseas, earning $53...
  • With 'Despicable Me 2,' fans again go bananas over Gru's minions

    With 'Despicable Me 2,' fans again go bananas over Gru's minions
    If you looked up into the sky over the 101 Freeway last weekend, you might have noticed a massive, yellow, cylindrical aircraft hovering above the traffic. The floating orb was a blimp painted in the image of a minion — the gibberish-speaking...
  • 'Oz' top-selling DVD; No. 2 is 134-week-old 'Despicable Me'

    'Oz' top-selling DVD; No. 2 is 134-week-old 'Despicable Me'
    Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful" returned to the top of the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in its fourth week in release. Buzz around Universal's "Despicable Me 2" continued to boost sales of the original, which took the No. 2 spot.  "The Call,"...