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Aaron Blaise and Chuck Williams to Direct ‘Tembo’

Digital Domain Media Group’s Tradition Studios has enlisted Aaron Blaise and Chuck Williams to direct its first CG-animated feature The Legend of Tembo. According to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Takes RenderMan for Maya 5.0 to SIGGRAPH

Pixar has unveiled the latest version of its RenderMan for Maya 5.0, featuring the latest technologies pioneered in RenderMan Pro Server 16.0, and scheduled for release in the fall ... Continue Reading →
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Mighty ‘Smurfs’ Ties with ‘Cowboys & Aliens’

Sony’s 3-D feature hybrid The Smurfs proved to be a much stronger contender than expected this past weekend, bringing in $36.2 million and tying with DreamWorks/Universal’s Western/sci-fi ... Continue Reading →
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‘Captain America’s’ $68M Beats Still-Strong ‘Potter’ Finale

The fighting prowess of Marvel’s star-spangled superhero lead a strong charge at the weekend box office, handily deflecting the magic of Harry Potter to second place. Captain ... Continue Reading →
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‘Captain America’ Takes the Box Office Fight to ‘Potter’ Finale

With Comic-Con in full swing, it’s the perfect time for Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The First Avenger to come out ready to take on the hugely successful boy wizard. Captain ... Continue Reading →
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‘Harry Potter’ Casts Record-Breaking B.O. Spell

Harry Potter cast a record-setting spell on the box office this weekend, with the premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 selling a stunning $168 million worth of tickets. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Transformers’ Rolls Over Comedy Competition

The robots in disguise remained the top draw at the box office for the second week in a row as Transformers: Dark of the Moon became the year’s top-grossing movie. Based on the ... Continue Reading →
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Mighty ‘Transformers’ Faces Comedy Challengers

Can a one-two comedy punch topple the mighty Transformers where other films have failed? That’s the test of this weekend’s box office, as Michael Bay’s visual-effects ... Continue Reading →
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‘Transformers’ Morphs into Box Office Monster

We might need to roll out a new definition for blockbuster and call it Transformers: Dark of the Moon. The movie, based on the Hasbro toys and classic 1980s animated TV series, had ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars 2′ Co-Director Brad Lewis Heads to Digital Domain

Having navigated Pixar’s Cars 2 to the finish line as co-director to John Lasseter, Brad Lewis has signed on to directed original animated feature films for Digital Domain Media ... Continue Reading →