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 →

Robots Controls Box Office

The latest computer-animated feature from Twentieth Century Fox rolled over the competition at the North American box office over the weekend. Heavy marketing and the inclusion of toon-voice ... Continue Reading →

When Cat’s Away, Will Mouse and Pixar Play?

With Michael Eisner vacating the CEO post a year early to make way for new Disney topper Robert Iger, pundits are speculating that the Mouse House will renew efforts to strike a new ... Continue Reading →

The Robots Are Here!

After several weeks of domination by live-action comedies, the box office is ready for animation to once again move in and take over with today’s debut of 20th Century Fox’s ... Continue Reading →

Fox Woos, Wins Who-Hearing Horton

After enduring the savaging of her late husband’s beloved Cat In The Hat at the hands of a mugging Mike Myers, Audrey Geisel has sold 20th Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios ... Continue Reading →

Robots Rolls Friday. Opens Wide

In case you haven’t been driving in the past two weeks (and missed the billboards), or gone to the movies (and missed the ubiquitous trailers) or had a broken TV (and missed the ... Continue Reading →

Live-Action Diesel Gets Animated

Having conquered the action-pic genre and, more surprisingly, kiddie comedy (The Pacifier), basso-voiced thesp Vin Diesel is about to get into the animation business. The actor’s ... Continue Reading →