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‘Nut Job’ Looks to Crack Home Video Debut

It’s a heist gone wild with the home video release of the hit animated feature The Nut Job (Open Road Films, $29.98 DVD, $34.98 Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy, $49.98 3D Blu-ray, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nut Job’ Ready to Crack the Box Office This Weekend

Toronto’s ... Continue Reading →
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Working Out the Bugs

I’ve written before about the special challenges for an actor who has to work alongside nothing, which will at some point be replaced by a special effect or animated character. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ and More Mathematical Toons on DVD

If you’re anything like us here at Animag, the first tastes of summer have left you with an itchy sunburn and vicious allergies. Luckily there are a few fun new animated releases ... Continue Reading →
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Open Road Films Gets ‘The Nut Job’

Open Road Films (The Host, The Grey) has picked up the U.S. distribution rights to ToonBox and Redrover Co.’s 3-D, CG-animated The Nut Job. The family pic, which is directed by Peter ... Continue Reading →
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Liam Neeson Latest Voice Star for ‘Nut Job’

Oscar-nominated and three-time Golden Globe-winning actor Liam Neeson is joining the list of stars lending their voices to The Nut Job, a new animated comedy feature from ToonBox Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Long Weekend News: ‘Tad,’ ‘Simpsons,’ ‘Planet Earth’

It was another big weekend of awards for animated titles. Fox-TV’s long-running animated series The Simpsons received a Writers Guild honor for the episode “Ned and Edna’s Blend ... Continue Reading →
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A Zany Return to Area 51

Director Cal Brunker stresses strong visuals and iconic imagery in the new, sci-fi comedy movie Escape from Planet Earth. If luck happens when preparation meets opportunity, then director ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Nut Job’ Announces Key Voice Cast

Katherine Heigl, Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Stephen Lang and Jeff Dunham are among the voice talent lined up for the new animated feature The Nut Job, directed by Peter Lepeniotis. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Escape From Planet Earth’ Gets a Weinstein Screening

The case of writer-director Tony Leech and producer Brian Inerfeld against the Weinstein company over the studio’s handling of the CG-animated movie Escape From Planet Earth seems ... Continue Reading →