Lord of the Rings to Battle American Splendor in WGA Race

Robert Pulicini and Shari Springer Berman’s inspired screenplay for Fine Line’s American Splendor is up against Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson’s ... Continue Reading →

Coming Soon: More Pics Based on Vid Games

Film producers are constantly searching for films that will appeal to teenage boys who are more than happy to pay to see the same film over-and-over again. So it’s not a big surprise ... Continue Reading →

Mouse, Pooh Kin Lose Appeal in Rights Fight

The long-running saga of the Winnie-the-Pooh rights-fight won’t soon be over, but it has closed at least one chapter. Perhaps. In the latest development, the Pooh rights holders ... Continue Reading →

Catz Shark Gives New USB Option to Gamers

Canuck-based Mad Catz Interactive is launching the SharkBoard from GameShark. The much-anticipated release offers gamers a full-size, fully functional USB keyboard for easier play. A ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Posts New Short, Hints at What’s to Come

It all began with a short, so anytime the animators at Pixar Animation come up with a new one, the production community pays a lot of attention. Now getting a sneak peak on Pixar’s ... Continue Reading →

Teacher’s Pet Weak, Godfathers Anime anemic

While Return of the King continued its mind-blowing box office romp and Ben Stiller’s latest farce survived critical barbs to be number one, this weekend’s animated fare ... Continue Reading →

Lord Award Juggernaut Rolls On

If there’s such a thing as the big ‘mo in the Oscar race, Lord of the Rings certainly seems to have it. The latest kudo comes from the Producers Guild of America which named ... Continue Reading →

Astro Boy, Static Shock Fly Again on Kids’ WB!

A new incarnation of Osamu Tezuka’s popular manga character returns to the TV airwaves this weekend as Kids’ WB! premieres Astro Boy this Saturday at 8:30 a.m. ET (7:30 ... Continue Reading →

Pet Gets Leg Up on Godfathers

In an ironic end to a tumultuous week that saw the Walt Disney Co. all but abandon 2D animation, the studio’s 2D-animated feature Teacher’s Pet goes into wide release today ... Continue Reading →

Fish Cries Wolf, King Rules

As predicted by execs at New Line and other major studios on Monday, Sony Pictures’ claim on Sunday that Big Fish was the big kahuna at the weekend box office was quickly debunked ... Continue Reading →