Sky Captain Reports for Duty

Pulp fiction, 1930s serials and modern 3D animation come together to create one of the summer’s most original entries, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow. The sci-fi action-adventure ... Continue Reading →

Ghost In the Shell 2 Haunts Theaters

DreamWorks’ Go Fish label today releases director Mamoru Oshii’s anime sequel Ghost In The Shell 2: Innocence in about 60 theaters across the U.S. The follow-up comes nine ... Continue Reading →

Fox to Make Chipmunks Feature

Three more Saturday morning cartoon stars will get 3D makeovers for the big screen when Fox 2000 Pictures, 20th Century Fox Animation and Bagdasarian Prods. produce a live-action/CG ... Continue Reading →

Civic Group Rocks Boat Over Shark Tale

As with any film or television show that includes a mafia theme, DreamWorks’ latest computer-animated feature, Shark Tale, has come under attack for its depiction of certain Italian-Americans, ... Continue Reading →

Moviegoers Game for Resident Evil

Sony ScreenGem’s effects-filled zombie sequel, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, came out shooting over the weekend, raking in $23 million to dethrone Miramax’s Jet Li vehicle, ... Continue Reading →

Mixed Reviews for Shark Tale Venice Debut

More than 5,000 people showed up for Friday night’s world premiere of DreamWorks Animation’s new computer-animated comedy, Shark Tale, at the Venice Film Festival. While ... Continue Reading →

Radar Goes to Shatner’s C.O.R.E for Toon Features

Radar Pictures of Los Angeles has secured a minority interest in the Canadian visual effects group of companies that includes C.O.R.E. Feature Animation and C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures ... Continue Reading →

Resident Evil Rises Again

Video Game vixen Alice is back on the big screen today in Sony Pictures’ effects-laden sequel to its 2002 surprise box office hit, Resident Evil. While it may not live up to its ... Continue Reading →

Exodus Makes Weird Science with Igor

The mad scientist genre gets an interesting twist with Igor, a CG feature in the works at Exodus Film Group. Former Disney and Warner Bros. Feature Animation exec Max Howard has been ... Continue Reading →

Hero, Anacondas Strangle Newcomers

The Miramax-distributed Jet Li period actioner, Hero, vanquished new arrivals at the box office to remain on top for a second week. Fellow holdovers Without a Paddle and Anacondas: ... Continue Reading →