Cat Pulls Second Win Out of Hat

Universal’s big-screen adaptation of Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat pulled out a second consecutive weekend win at the North American box office over the five-day Thanksgiving ... Continue Reading →

Triplets, Mansion Haunt U.S. Theaters

French director Sylvain Chomet’s animated masterpiece The Triplets of Belleville makes its eagerly awaited U.S. debut today, but the limited release will no doubt be overshadowed ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s Latest 2D Casualty

At $70 million and counting, Disney’s Brother Bear is helping to stuff the studio’s turkey this holiday season. Still, the team of animators that created it, and the hit ... Continue Reading →

Big-Screen VeggieTales Follow-Up Gets Green Light

With the big-screen success of Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie, Artisan’s FHE Pictures and Big Idea Prods. have announced that they will continue their relationship with The Bob And ... Continue Reading →

Cat Drags in Box Office Win

Universal’s big-screen adaptation of the classic Dr. Seuss children’s book The Cat in the Hat had some box office magic under its red-and-white striped cap. Moviegoers coughed ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Tests Toons in Mexico

Warner Bros., which went south of the border to find beloved cartoon star Speedy Gonzales, is again looking to Mexico as it prepares a new slate of animated shorts. According to Daily ... Continue Reading →

Cat Out to Steal Elf ’s Christmas

New Line Cinema got an early Christmas present when its Will Ferrell comedy Elf shot up to No. 1 at the box office last weekend. But can the North Pole survive another siege by ... Continue Reading →

Move Over Scrat, Wainscott Weasels in at Blue Sky

A chilly period in history provided material for the hit CG feature Ice Age. Now Twentieth Century Fox Animation, Blue Sky Studios and director Chris Wedge are apparently looking to ... Continue Reading →

Walt Never Left Mickey Mouse Far Behind

As far away from animated shorts as his fortunes and interests would take him, Disney would always keep Mickey front and center. When Walt went high brow with Fantasia, Mickey was there ... Continue Reading →

Academy Names 11 Animated Eligibles

The Oscar race for Best Animated Feature has begun as The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today released the list of 11 eligible films. Like Stuart Little 2 before it, the ... Continue Reading →