Big Fish Rules Pond, Maybe

Sony claims that its Tim Burton-directed fantasy flick Big Fish dethroned New Line’s The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King to hook the top spot at the North American box ... Continue Reading →

Noodlesoup Opens My Baby’s Daddy

Opening in theaters today, Jan. 9, the new Miramax comedy My Baby’s Daddy begins with an animated sequence produced by New York’s Noodlesoup Prods. Noodlesoup previously ... Continue Reading →

L.A. Film Crits Pick Triplets

Finding Nemo seems to be losing some ground as the Oscar frontrunner as critics on both coasts choose the Sony Pictures Classics release The Triplets of Belleville as the best animated ... Continue Reading →

Nemo, Brother Bear Lead Annie Noms

ASIFA-Hollywood has announced the nominees for the 2003 Annie Awards, placing Disney/Pixar’s Finding Nemo in the lead with 12 nods including individual achievement categories. ... Continue Reading →

Nemo Fishing for Sound Editing Oscar

Animation and visual effects are well represented in the list of films being considered for Achievement in Sound Editing for the 76th Academy Awards. Pixar’s Finding Nemo made ... Continue Reading →

New Line Rings In New Year

The ball may have dropped in Times Square but the box office take for New Line’s blockbuster The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King keeps soaring to record-breaking heights. ... Continue Reading →

Disney to Take Three Pigs to Market

Daily Variety reports that Disney Feature Animation has hired writers Grant Calof and Greg Lee to script a big-screen adaptation of David Wiesner’s children’s book The Three ... Continue Reading →

7 Films Appear on VFX Oscar Shortlist

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science announced the seven films on the visual effects category shortlist today. Universal Studios’ The Hulk, New Line Cinema’s ... Continue Reading →

King Makes $8 million Midnight Return

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is well on its way to box office domination, having raked in an estimated $8 million during Wednesday’s midnight shows alone, according ... Continue Reading →

The King Returns

The movie event of the year kicks off today with the release of the third and final chapter in New Line’s big-screen adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings ... Continue Reading →