WGA Noms Include Avatar, Trek

Sci-fi films seem to be making up for years in which the genre has largely been ignored, with Avatar and Star Trek scoring screenplay nominations from the Writers Guild of America. The ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Rules for Fourth Consecutive Weekend

James Cameron’s Avatar continues to dominate the box office, topping the rankings for the fourth straight weekend. The Fox release took in an estimated $48.5 million, making it ... Continue Reading →

Academy Presents 15 Sci-Tech Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is recognizing developments in 3D, motion capture and ambient occlusion rendering in announcing the awarding of 15 scientific and technical ... Continue Reading →

Spider-Man 4 Delayed; Thor Claims Release Date

Marvel is passing its release dates from Peter Parker to Thor and the residents of Asgard. Sony has backed off its planned May 6, 2011, release date for Spider-Man 4. The delay is due ... Continue Reading →

Dolphin Director Schuldt Sets Up Verne Project

Eduardo Schuldt, producer and director of The Dolphin: Story of a Dreamer, has set up his next animated feature with Televix Enterterainment and Bliss under the joint banner Aronnax ... Continue Reading →

Daybreakers, Comedies Set to Take on Avatar

A trio of new movies in different genres this week enter the battle for the box office crown against the 800-pound gorilla that is Avatar. Opening this week are the Lionsgate horror ... Continue Reading →

Up Earns Pair of PGA Nominations

Up scored twice at the Producers Guild of America awards, earning nominations for both best picture and best animated feature. The animated feature category also includes usual suspects ... Continue Reading →

Disney Buys Stake in Stan Lee’s POW!

In the public perception, Marvel and Stan Lee are one and the same. And now that Disney’s completed its merger with the comic-book company it’s also cutting a new deal with ... Continue Reading →

National Critics Honor Mr. Fox Production Design

The Hurt Locker dominated the year-end honors from the National Society of Film Critics, but the group still gave a nod to animation with an unusual nomination for Fantastic Mr. Fox. The ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Soars to the Top Worldwide

Avatar easily held onto to its box office crown in the first weekend of the New Year, kicking off 2010 by carrying on the record-setting pace set last year. The overall box office take ... Continue Reading →