Constantine On Fire, Below Hitch

Warner Bros.’ latest big-budget, vfx-laden Keanu Reeves genre vehicle opened big over the holiday weekend but fell just short of possessing the top spot. Constantine raked in ... Continue Reading →

Constantine, Mask Face Off

There’s a lot of digital animation arriving at theaters across North America today in the form of visual effects work for Warner Bros. supernatural thriller, Constantine, and ... Continue Reading →

Miyazaki in Studio Ghibli Purchase

Acclaimed Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away, Kiki’s Delivery Service), is set to own a good chunk of the studio that has been releasing his hit animated films over ... Continue Reading →

Pooh Potent, Hitch Huge

According to weekend box office estimates, Disney scored a top-five finish with Pooh’s Heffalump Movie from DisneyToon Studios, the last bastion of 2D animation at the Mouse House. ... Continue Reading →

Disney/Pixar Divide Widens

Any smoldering embers of hope for reconciliation between Disney and Pixar have been all but extinguished with the latest set of exchanges between the studio and the animation house. ... Continue Reading →

Box Office Honey for Pooh?

A.A. Milne’s classic Hundred Acre Woods characters return to the big screen today in Pooh’s Heffalump Movie, an all-new 2D-animated feature from DisneyToon Studios. The ... Continue Reading →

Alosha Breaks Toon Records in Russia

St. Petersburg-based Melnitsa Animation tells us its newest animated feature, Alosha, has become the highest grossing Russian animated film of all time. Since its premiere in late December, ... Continue Reading →

Blue Man Group Helps Score Robots

To bring some very distinctive musical accents to 20th Century Fox’s upcoming CG-animated feature, Robots, composer John Powell (Antz, Chicken Run, Shrek) got some help from the ... Continue Reading →

2D Demise Doc to Precede Disney Meeting

When Disney animators Dan Lund and Tony West were asked in March of 2002 to put their pencils down and pack their things (along with more than 200 other traditional artists), they pooled ... Continue Reading →

Halo Goes Hollywood

At a time when even mediocre video games are being adapted for the big screen, it’s no surprise Microsoft is taking steps to launch a feature film franchise based on its best-selling ... Continue Reading →