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SoftBank Cools DreamWorks Talks, Invests in Legendary

Japanese conglomerate SoftBank’s acquisition plans DreamWorks Animation have cooled in the wake of the discussions being publicly disclosed. Now, SoftBank has announced a deal ... Continue Reading →
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J.J. Abrams to Receive VES Visionary Award

J.J. Abrams will receive the Visual Effects Society’s Visionary Award in recognition of his contributions to filmed entertainment. The award will be presented at the 13th Annual ... Continue Reading →
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Change Keeps Caped Crusader Young

Key projects in comics, animation and countless other media have made Batman more popular than ... Continue Reading →
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Trailers Tease ‘Interstellar,’ ‘Transformers 4′

And what week would be complete without a look at a couple of hot new trailers. Up first is Interstellar, the first post-Batman movie from director Christopher Nolan. And next is Michael ... Continue Reading →
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WB Plans 9 DC Movies With Snyder Set on ‘Justice League’

Warner Bros. is getting serious about catching up with Marvel, with a reported nine DC Comics features in development. The studio confirmed over the weekend that Zack Snyder would follow ... Continue Reading →
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Taubin Tapped as DreamWorks’ New Marketing Head

Dawn Taubin has been hired as the new Chief Marketing Officer at DreamWorks Animation, Deadline reveals. Taubin’s appointment follows the departure of the studio’s veteran marketing ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Confirms Batman/Superman Movie for 2015

DC fans rejoiced this weekend when Man of Steel director came out on stage at Comic-Con and announced… “It’s official that we are going to make another Superman movie. ... Continue Reading →
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Miller Time

Warner Bros. Animation offers another epic chapter in the history of the Dark Knight, based on Frank Miller’s acclaimed comic. Few graphic novels have had the staying power of Batman: ... Continue Reading →
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‘Looper’ Director Chats About Film’s Mind-Bending VFX

We sat down with Rian Johnson, the director of the time-travel film Looper, to discuss his use of visual effects in the movie and their importance to the science fiction genre. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dark Knight Rises’ Posts Third Straight B.O. Win

It was a three-peat for the final episode in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. The Dark Knight Rises topped the box office for the third straight weekend, taking in $36 million ... Continue Reading →