Shrek 2: Great Green Box-Office Hero?

If the numbers for DreamWorks’ animated sequel, Shrek 2’s opening day are any indication, it’s going to be a busy weekend for the friendly CG ogre. The sequel to 1999’s ... Continue Reading →

Lucas’ THX: Bigger, Better and Re-Mastered

George Lucas’ THX 1138, which is considered one of the seminal sci fi works of the ’70s has got a face lift and will be released in theaters this September. The 1970 movie, ... Continue Reading →

El Cid Scores a U.S. Date

Spanish animated feature, El Cid: The Legend, will make its U.S. debut in September, thanks to new distributor Hannover House. According to Daily Variety, the Filmax-produced epic toon, ... Continue Reading →

Sin City Graphic Novel Inspires Noir Movie

Director Robert Rodriguez has announced the cast of his next project, Sin City, based on the acclaimed graphic novel series by Frank Miller (Batman: The Dark Knight Returns). Variety ... Continue Reading →

Shrek 2 Sees Green Today in Theaters

After three years of resting in his swamp with his true love, DreamWorks’ Oscar-winning CG ogre, Shrek, will be having a brand new adventure on the big screen today. Directed ... Continue Reading →

Maya Works Its Magic in Mexico

It’s a big week for Mexican feature animation as production begins on director Ricardo Arnaiz’s new project, Maya. Produced by actor Bruno Bichir and pop singer Emmanuel ... Continue Reading →

Zemeckis Develops Case of Measles

Robert Zemeckis is getting hooked on performance capture animation. The director, who is helming this holiday season’s The Polar Express is also looking at the three-book series ... Continue Reading →

Miramax Supports Elf Strike

Fans of the Internet game of Elf Bowling will have a chance to see their little heroes up on the big screen in a few years. Miramax Films has picked up the North American TV and home ... Continue Reading →

Troy Conquers Van Helsing Worldwide

Homer’s heroes took over Van Helsing’s monsters this weekend as Warner Bros.’ expensive epic Troy grossed an estimated $45.6 million at the domestic box office. The ... Continue Reading →

Troy Launched in Theaters

It all started with a face that launched a thousand ships and today Warner Bros.’ big-budget, visual effects-laden treatment of Homer’s The Iliad sails into more than 3,000 ... Continue Reading →