DreamWorks Making Madagascar 2

DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg announced today that the studio will produce a sequel to the hit CG-animated feature, Madagascar. Stars Ben Stiller, Chris Rock and Jada ... Continue Reading →

Exorcism Casts Out Competition

Sony Screen Gems’ The Exorcism of Emily Rose brought the supernatural genre out of its slump over the weekend, scaring up an estimated $30.2 million to claim the top spot at the ... Continue Reading →

Theaters Possessed by Exorcism

Visual effects have come a long way since William Friedkin’s seminal 1973 demonic possession classic, The Exorcist, so it will be interesting to see what vfx house Captive Audience ... Continue Reading →

Restored Cinderella to Screen in Hollywood

Before it arrives on DVD on Oct. 4, Disney’s newly restored animated classic, Cinderella, will play for 11 days at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre starting Sept. 15. The ... Continue Reading →

Editor’s Note: A Sound of Guilty Pleasure

Something has gone terribly wrong. Somebody went back in time and disrupted the delicate balance of nature, causing an inexplicable anomaly to surface here in the present. Warner Bro. ... Continue Reading →

CritterPix Taps Lion King Scribe for Vermin

Northern California-based CG animation house CritterPix Studios has announced development on it second feature, Hollywood Vermin. The company has raised $1.35 million in a common stock ... Continue Reading →

Films Labor at Box Office

A new Labor Day weekend record was set by 20th Century Fox’s The Transporter 2, which took advantage of a dearth of worthy competition to claim the top spot with $20.3 million ... Continue Reading →

Marvel to Make Two Superhero Pix Per Year

It looks like DC Comics crimefighters such as Batman and Superman will be facing a lot of competition from the folks at Marvel. The company announced today that it will change its name ... Continue Reading →

Thunder Rolls into Theaters

With September now upon us, the tide of big summer blockbusters has rolled back out into the abyss and Ralph Fiennes is allowed to come out and play again (Focus Features’ The ... Continue Reading →

Brothers Grim, Cave Caves

It wasn’t exactly happily ever after at the box office for Dimension Films and its big-budget, Terry Gilliam-directed fantasy pic, The Brothers Grimm. The $80 million period piece ... Continue Reading →