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Universal’s ‘Battleship’ Hit Hard by ‘The Avengers’

As many had predicted Universal’s costly Battleship was sunk by Disney/Marvel’s The Avengers this past weekend. For the third week in a row, The Avengers sat atop the box office, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Avengers’ Beats ‘Avatar’s’ Two-Week Record

Audiences kept the love strong for Disney/Marvel’s The Avengers, during the film’s second weekend at the U.S. box office. The film brought in an estimated $100.4 million Stateside, ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Avengers’ Shatters Domestic B.O. Debut Records

As many had predicted, Disney/Marvel’s much-awaited The Avengers set an all-time industry record by grossing $200.3 million domestically (May4-6), shattering the previous record set ... Continue Reading →
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New Wallace & Gromit Short Planned for Queen’s Jubilee

A new animated short featuring Aardman’s beloved plasticine characters Wallace and Gromit is scheduled to debut in conjunction with the big Diamond Jubilee of the Queen celebration ... Continue Reading →
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Avast! Aardman’s ‘Pirates’ to Attack Theaters This Friday!

With The Pirates! Band of Misfits Peter Lord and his team have outdone themselves with another delightful, beautifully crafted animated movie. We’ve all seen stop-motion family pictures, ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Lands New Deals for ‘Tilly and Friends’

Aardman has found new homes for Walker Productions and JAM Media’s preschool series Tilly and Friends. The 52 x 11-minute animated preschool series will now be seen on Germany’s ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Rose Discusses ‘The Gruffalo’s Child,’ ‘Chico & Rita’

Producer Michael Rose discusses his well-received animated projects, The Gruffalo’s Child and Chico & Rita About seven years ago, Aardman veteran Michael Rose set up Magic Light ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie to Set Up ‘Suicide Shop’

Writer/director Patrice Leconte’s unusual French animated feature The Suicide Shop has just joined the lineup of eclectic titles to be screened at this year’s Cartoon Movie event ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rango’ Rides Home with Top Annie Prize

In what may be a bellwether for Oscar night, Paramount/Nickelodeon’s quirky CG-animated feature Rango won the prize for Best Picture at the Annie Awards this Saturday (Feb.4). The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tintin’ Nabs Top Toon Honor at Golden Globes

The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn scored a major notch in its awards belt by taking home the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature at a ceremony Sunday at the ... Continue Reading →