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Second Time’s Not a Charm for ‘The Smurfs’

Sony’s big summer sequel Smurfs 2 failed to draw big numbers at the American box office this past weekend. The live-action/CG-animated hybrid landed in the third spot Stateside, ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Guys Expected to See Major Green Worldwide

Sony’s The Smurfs 2 was the most popular movie on Wednesday with a $5.2 million opening day Stateside. Although the family pic’s numbers were slightly lower than DreamWorks’ ... Continue Reading →
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John Lasseter Elected First VP of Academy

Pixar and Disney chief creative officer John Lasseter has been elected to the post of first VP of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He previously served terms as treasurer ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Releases ‘Get a Horse!’ Images

Walt Disney Animation Studios has released two animation cel images from the new Mickey Mouse short Get A Horse! which will make its United States debut at the 2013 D23 Expo in Anaheim, ... Continue Reading →
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D23 Expo to Offer Peeks at ‘Frozen,’ ‘Good Dinosaur’

Forget Comic-Con. The big toon fan experience will be happening at Disney’s D23 Expo, planned for August 9–11 at the Anaheim Convention Center. The event will feature a special ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wolverine’ Claws His Way to No. 1 Spot

Thanks to Hugh Jackman’s star power and the continued popularity of The X-Men, Fox’s The Wolverine made it to the No. 1 spot at the U.S. box office this weekend. The pic, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wolverine’ Ready to Claw Through Competition

Box office analysts are predicting big things for Fox’s new release The Wolverine this weekend. The Hugh Jackman starrer, which is directed by James Mangold, is expected to have ... Continue Reading →
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Blaise and Williams Launch ‘Art Story’ Kickstarter

Disney Animation vets Aaron Blaise (Brother Bear) and Chuck Williams are using Kickstarter to raise funds for Art Story, an animated picture a boy and his grandfather people jump into ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Keynote Selick Talks Studio Challenges

During Monday’s keynote panel at SIGGRAPH, which featured top Toon Town vets from major studios, acclaimed stop-motion film director Henry Selick (Coraline, The Nightmare Before ... 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 →