The Heart-Breaking Happiness Machine

Polish director Tomek Bagiński discusses the making of his beautifully animated CG short The Kinematograph. Polish director Tomek Bagiński’s name is familiar to those ... Continue Reading →

Cranky Storytime

A curmudgeonly grandmother offers her view of a classic story in Brown Bag Films’ brilliant Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty. The talented animators at Dublin-based ... Continue Reading →

More Monkey Mayhem

Director Norton Virgien talks about making a terrific sequel to the 2006 movie, Curious George. It’s been almost seven decades since children’s book authors Margret and ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Movie Freeze Frames

The Moomins and the Secret of the Comet Directed by Maria Lindberg If you grew up in Europe, chances are you are already under the spell of the Moomins, characters created by Finnish ... Continue Reading →

Wilson, Harrelson to Voice Bedrock’s First Feature, Turkeys

Former ILM exec and Reel FX runner Ed Jones and ex-CEO of Walden Media Cary Granat have started a new operation called Bedrock Studios that will make family films with budgets of less ... Continue Reading →

Glee Star, Azaria Join Smurfs Cast

Glee actress Jayma Mays has been cast as the female human lead in Sony’s upcoming hybrid CGI-live action updating of the Smurfs, while Simpsons voice actor Hank Azaria has been ... Continue Reading →

Extended Avatar Re-release Rumors Heat Up

Rumors of a re-release for Avatar are getting closer to reality. Director James Cameron is discussing with Fox plans for a fall re-release of the movie, which likely will include about ... Continue Reading →

Alice Still Reigns at the Box Office

Tim Burton’s VFX-loaded reimagining of Alice in Wonderland kept its box office crown (and the head it rests upon) for a second straight weekend. The 3-D Disney release took in ... Continue Reading →

Green Zone Sets Sights on Wonderland

Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland comes off a record debut to face a new challenger this weekend with the entry of Matt Damon action thriller The Green Zone into the market. Released ... Continue Reading →

Third Chipmunks Set for 2011 in 3D

Fox has greenlit a threequel for Alvin and the Chipmunks, according to Variety. The third feature film outing for the famous, high-voiced trio will be in 3D and will hit theaters on ... Continue Reading →