Kong Top Banana at Box Office

Kong may have emerged as king of the North American box office over the weekend, but his roar was a bit subdued. The $200 million vfx extravaganza was expected to be a major blockbuster ... Continue Reading →

No Monster Wednesday for Kong

He can bust out of ‘escape-proof’ chains, but the Eighth Wonder of the World didn’t shatter any box office records on its first day in theaters. Peter Jackson’s ... Continue Reading →

Polar Express Hits $50 Million on IMAX

A second healthy holiday season for The Polar Express: An IMAX 3D Experience has seen Warner Bros. Pictures’ performance-capture Christmas tale cross the $50 million mark at large-format ... Continue Reading →

Hoodwinked! Finds Happy Ending in L.A. Theaters

If you happen to live in Los Angeles, you can find Hoodwinked!, one of the ten animated features eligible in the Oscar race, playing in a few theaters today. Written and directed by ... Continue Reading →

Digital Dimension Animates 3D Deepo

After traveling to the stars for Sony’s Zathura: A Space Adventure, visual effects studio Digital Dimension has tested the CG film waters with the completion of Deepo, a stereoscopic ... Continue Reading →

All Hail King Kong

Some stories are timeless, as director Peter Jackson proves with his latest vfx epic, King Kong. This CG-laden remake of the 1933 classic monster movie promises to be one of the year’s ... Continue Reading →

Pettson Enjoys Scandinavian Success

Pettson’s Promise, the third animated TV-Loonland movie featuring internationally popular Swedish heroes Pettson and Findus, is in the midst of a successful run in Scandinavian ... Continue Reading →

NY Critics Howl for Miyazaki Pic

The New York Film Critics’ Circle announced its 2005 winners on Monday, naming Hayao Miyazaki’s traditionally animated Howl’s Moving Castle Best Animated Feature. ... Continue Reading →

Narnia Bewitches Box Office

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe leapt off the pages of C.S. Lewis’ time-honored tome and onto the big screen over the weekend, easily claiming the ... Continue Reading →

Gromit Cracking with Critics

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, the latest animated feature from Aardman Animations and DreamWorks Animation is emerging as the awards season frontrunner. Over ... Continue Reading →