Spidey Villain Goes to Church

Following his Oscar-nominated co-starring turn in the breakout indie hit, Sideways, Thomas Haden Church is entering the Rogues’ Gallery as the new baddie in Spider-Man’s ... Continue Reading →

X-Men 3 Gets Director

The superhero movie news keeps rolling in as Daily Variety reports that British director Matthew Vaughn (Layer Cake) has been hired to helm X-Men 3 for 20th Century Fox and Marvel Ent. ... Continue Reading →

Ring Reigns Over Robots

Chills prevailed over chuckles at the North-American box office over the weekend. After one week at the top of the charts, Fox Animation’s Robots slipped to No. 2 as DreamWorks’ ... Continue Reading →

Sony Eyes Marvel’s Killraven

With all of the major comic book superheroes picked over by Hollywood, some of the lesser-known caped crusaders are getting a shot a the big screen. The latest adaptation news comes ... Continue Reading →

Cameras Roll on Superman

Warner Bros. today announced the start of principal photography on Superman Returns, the latest big-screen incarnation of the DC Comics franchise. Under the direction of Bryan Singer ... Continue Reading →

Steamboy Rockets to North American Theaters

Acclaimed anime director Katsuhro ‘tomo is back with a new animated adventure which makes its eagerly awaited North American theatrical debut today. For Steamboy, his first feature-length ... Continue Reading →

Ring Two After Robots Spot

Scary digital effects by Rhythm & Hues and humorous CG animation by Fox’s Blue Sky Studios collide at the box office this weekend. DreamWorks’ horror sequel, The Ring ... Continue Reading →

Shark, Shrek Drive DreamWorks Animation Profits

Citing the box office success of Shark Tale and the incredible home video sales of Shrek 2, DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. yesterday reported a net income of $192 million for its fourth ... Continue Reading →

What the Bleep, First Contact Voyage Home

In addition to today’s release of The Incredibles, there’s animation and digital effects to be found in two other home video debuts–What the Bleep Do We Know? and ... Continue Reading →

Vinton Studios, Selick Mount Wall and the Wing

Bouncing back from the disappointing reception his 2001 effort, Monkeybone, received from critics and the ticket buying public, director Henry Selick (The Nightmare Before Christmas, ... Continue Reading →