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  • '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 ofSteve Carell...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Show goes on for trio of theme park parades

    Show goes on for trio of theme park parades
    Parade lovers will have one less option at Orlando's theme parks soon. The Pixar Pals Countdown to Fun, an afternoon staple at Disney's Hollywood Studios, calls it quits on Saturday. Walt Disney World decided last month that the Countdown, which...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' to beat 'Lone Ranger' at Fourth of July box office

    'Despicable Me 2' to beat 'Lone Ranger' at Fourth of July box office
    It will be fireworks for "Despicable Me 2" at the box office this Fourth of July, but "The Lone Ranger" could be a dud. The animated 3-D sequel will probably collect an impressive $110 million between Tuesday night and Sunday evening, according to those...
  • Review: 'Despicable Me 2' takes refreshing risk with grown-up themes

     Review: 'Despicable Me 2' takes refreshing risk with grown-up themes
    The pressures of being a single father. The realization that despite everything, your kids still long for a mom. The difficulties of getting a teenage daughter's attention between texting and a boy. The boy. The treacherous emotional terrain of middle-age...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' already beating 'Lone Ranger' at box office

    'Despicable Me 2' already beating 'Lone Ranger' at box office
    "The Lone Ranger" will have to crack its whip to reach the front of the box office pack this holiday weekend. The big-budget western starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer hit theaters at 7 p.m. Tuesday opposite "Despicable Me 2," but the animated 3-D...
  • With 'Despicable Me 2' and more, movies revisit the sequel debate

    With 'Despicable Me 2' and more, movies revisit the sequel debate
    In 2010, after the animation studio Illumination Entertainment's first film, "Despicable Me," became a surprise hit, its makers faced a quandary. "Despicable Me" derived much of its appeal from the character of a curmudgeonly supervillain named...
  • No. 1 'Despicable Me 2' rules box office as 'Lone Ranger' flops

    No. 1 'Despicable Me 2' rules box office as 'Lone Ranger' flops
    With "Despicable Me 2" dominating the Fourth of July box office, it was no holiday for "The Lone Ranger." The animated 3-D film had a lot to celebrate over the long Independence Day weekend as it took in an explosive $142.1 million between its debut...