Henson Shutters U.K. Creature Shop

Citing the U.S. dollar’s poor exchange rate and the flagging U.K. production environment, The Jim Henson Co. is effectively closing the London location of its visual effects and ... Continue Reading →

B.O. Fireworks for War of the Worlds

Many Americans decided to celebrate Independence Day by taking in another big effects film about an alien invasion. Steven Spielberg’s War of the Worlds earned an estimated $77.6 ... Continue Reading →

Madagascar Trumps Batman Overseas

According to Daily Variety, DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar beat out Warner Bros.’ Batman Begins for the No. 2 spot at the overseas box office over the weekend. The latest ... Continue Reading →

War on Path to Victory

A vast number of disappearances on Wednesday may be attributed to the opening of Steven Spielberg’s big-screen adaptation of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds. The film abducted ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Back-peddles on Incredibles Sales

While The Incredibles easily vanquished the competition on home video, sales haven’t quite met Disney’s expectations, leading Pixar to revise earnings projections for its ... Continue Reading →

Fox Gets Strange for Emily

Emily the Strange, a subversive, 13-year-old goth girl who popped up in 1993 on promotional stickers, clothing and skateboards, is making her way to the big screen, according to Daily ... Continue Reading →

Spielberg Declares War

Like the towering extraterrestrial machines that ravish planet Earth in H.G. Wells’ 1898 sci-fi masterpiece, The War of the Worlds, director Steven Spielberg’s big-screen ... Continue Reading →

Chicken Little to Christen Disney Digital 3D

In addition to being Disney’s first in-house CG theatrical release, the upcoming Chicken Little will mark the first deployment of Disney Digital 3D, a new, state-of-the-art technology ... Continue Reading →

Batman Still Flying High

Witches, zombies and a big bug couldn’t bring down the Bat over the weekend as moviegoers continued to flock to Warner Bros.’ Batman Begins. The franchise reviver brought ... Continue Reading →

Trouble Brewing for The Bat?

With witches, bats and zombies battling it out at the box office, it would seem as though Halloween has come a bit early this year. The competition gets spooky this weekend as Warner ... Continue Reading →