Pixar Stocks Fall with Cars Stall

Financial analysts downgraded stock in Pixar with yesterday’s announcement that the computer-animation house and distributor Disney are pushing the release of Cars back to summer ... Continue Reading →

Eurimages Boosts Nocturna, Others

Daily Variety reports that Eurimages has earmarked $4.7 million to help fund nine international co-productions, including the animated features Azur et Asmar from Michel Ocelot, La ... Continue Reading →

Express to Chug Ahead?

After a lackluster debut three weeks ago, Warner Bros.’ big-budget CG holiday feature, The Polar Express, picked up some steam over Thanksgiving weekend. With the holiday spirit ... Continue Reading →

Columbus Discovers Marvel Superhero

In the wake of the blockbuster success Sony Pictures’ has had with its Spider-Man franchise, many of Hollywood’s top talents are keen to get a piece of the superhero action. ... Continue Reading →

Cassavetes to Direct Iron Man

When you think superhero movies, directors like Sam Rami, Bryan Singer and Tim Burton automatically come to mind. In a surprise move, however, New Line Cinema and Marvel Studios have ... Continue Reading →

Toons Thankful for Holiday Weekend

The long Thanksgiving weekend was good to the handful of animated features in release at North American theaters. All three held onto top-five spots with a couple even getting big boosts. ... Continue Reading →

Godzilla Gets Star in Hollywood

Tokyo may be tired of being trampled by it’s prehistoric tormentor, but Hollywood loves the big green guy. Godzilla, the star of more than two dozen movies and a cartoon series, ... Continue Reading →

Fox’s Robots to Assemble on IMAX

Following in the tracks of The Polar Express, Robots–Chris Wedge’s much anticipated CG follow-up to Ice Age–will be attacking both Imax and regular theaters on March ... Continue Reading →

10 Things to Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

1. Pixar’s amazing animation record wasn’t a fluke. John Lasseter, Brad Bird, Andrew Stanton, Peter Docter and all the other CG toon masters up in Emeryville, Calif. continue ... Continue Reading →

Miyazaki’s Howl Heard All Over Japan

Although most American and European box-office watchers are chronicling the performances of The Incredibles, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie and The Polar Express this week, a different ... Continue Reading →