| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:11 PM
"Monsters University" was at the top of its class in its freshman week in the home entertainment market.
The hit prequel to the 2001 Pixar computer-animated family film "Monsters Inc." topped Rentrak's DVD and Blu-ray sales chart. This comes after...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:19 PM
There's no dispute that "Despicable Me 2" is a runaway smash.
On Saturday, the animated sequel eclipsed $800 million at the global box office, more than $250 million better than the 2010 original.
That total puts "Despicable Me 2" in the top 40 of...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Going back to school proved to be highly profitable for Disney-Pixar's "Monsters University," which today crossed $700 million at the worldwide box office, making it the fourth-highest grossing toon for Pixar.
"Monsters University" -- behind "Toy Story...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"R.I.P.D." was D.O.A. and "The Lone Ranger" was unable to lasso moviegoers. Yet at summer's end, Hollywood is riding happily off into the sunset thanks to an unexpected number of $100-million-plus hits that drove the seasonal box office to a record....
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Minions, monsters and snowmen, oh my!
When the Academy expanded its best picture race to 10 possible slots in 2009, some pundits wondered whether it was time to retire the animated feature category. Within the first two years of the new rules, Pixar's...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Neither White House invaders nor a team of aging comedians could expel "Monsters University" from the top of Rentrak's DVD sales chart.
The prequel to Pixar's hit computer-animated family film "Monsters, Inc." was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Julia Sweeney jokes first and thinks about it later. Luckily, her daughter and husband share her sense of humor (mostly). Best known for her stint on "Saturday Night Live" -- she was under the androgynous Pat's fat suit -- Sweeney has become a...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 9:20 AM
"Monsters University" easily graduated at the top of the box-office class this weekend — even as "World War Z" finished with a better-than-expected grade.
Pixar's 3-D animated film starring a bunch of furry creatures was No. 1 with a stellar debut...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Two Imagineers with major influences on attractions at Walt Disney World and other theme parks will be officially tabbed as "Disney Legends" next month. Tony Baxter and Collin Campbell will be honored alongside TV producer/host Dick Clark, actors Billy...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Disney is pushing back the release date of its video game and toy concept called Disney Infinity.
According to a report today in The New York Times, the release of the new game has been pushed from June to late August.
Times writer Brooks Barnes notes...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Talk Like Yoda Day, Tuesday is.
In Orlando, it seems like there's always a reason to celebrate the "Star Wars" films. Right now, we're in between sessions of Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Last summer, Celebration VI, a convention...