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  • Tom Cruise vehicle 'Oblivion' is the week's best-selling DVD

    Tom Cruise vehicle 'Oblivion' is the week's best-selling DVD
    The science fiction movie "Oblivion," starring Tom Cruise, soared to the top of the DVD and Blu-ray disc sales chart in its first week in release. The dystopian drama, directed by Joseph Kosinski, had a strong box-office showing in April despite mixed...
  • Animation glut? NPR chief Gary Knell heads to National Geographic.

    Animation glut? NPR chief Gary Knell heads to National Geographic.
    After the coffee. Before finding a way to check out Al Jazeera America. The Skinny: I want to watch Al Jazeera America but alas am a Time Warner Cable subscriber and it doesn't have a deal to carry the news channel, which launches today. I need to get a...
  • Are Hollywood studios cranking out too many animated films?

    When it comes to computer-animated movies, studios seemingly can't get enough of talking animals, planes, cars, monsters, cavemen, snails and little blue creatures who live in mushrooms. But there are signs that the abundance of animated movies may be...
  • 'Dracula' Eyed as Legendary's First Film with Universal Pictures (EXCLUSIVE)

    Thomas Tull may have found his next creature feature. The producer of monster movies like "Godzilla" and "Pacific Rim" is wasting no time in choosing which films he wants to make at Universal Pictures, with "Dracula" poised to become the first high-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • Ghosts beat minions as 'Conjuring' horror flick leads box office

    Ghosts beat minions as 'Conjuring' horror flick leads box office
    LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The low-budget horror flick "The Conjuring" outran the "Despicable Me" minions and a racing snail named "Turbo" to win the weekend box office contest at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to studio estimates on Sunday....
  • Henry Selick Slams 'Despicable Me 2,' Animation Biz

    Animated features have never been more popular or more important to Hollywood. Yet the directors of some of Hollywood's top toon hits are frustrated with the state of animated features -- and some are wondering if Netflix and its over-the-top ilk hold the...
  • '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...