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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Disney to Redo Kiki’s Delivery Service

Daily Variety reports that Disney has tapped a screenwriter to script an English-language feature based on Kiki’s Delivery Service, a Japanese kid lit series that became Hayao ... Continue Reading →

Hide Leaves Alone in the Dark

Two supernatural thrillers went toe-to-toe at the North American box office over the weekend, but Lions Gate’s CG-laden actioner, Alone in the Dark, proved no match for Robert ... Continue Reading →

Alone, Hide Seek to Scare

The latest big-screen video game adaptation from director Uwe Boll and a supernatural thriller starring Robert DeNiro compete to scare the pants off of moviegoers this weekend. Today ... Continue Reading →