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One ‘Hobbit’ to Rule the Box Office

Warner Bros. had another great weekend with its tentpole pic The Hobbit sitting on top of the charts, with another $36.7 million at the U.S. box office. Peter Jackson’s return to ... Continue Reading →
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‘Roger Rabbit’, ‘Mulan’, ‘Hunchback’ and More BR Dates

Disney will be unleashing a disc-borne tidal wave of titles on March 12 of 2013 with the debut Blu-ray releases of Who Framed Roger Rabbit: 25th Anniversary Edition, Mulan & Mulan ... Continue Reading →
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Videogame Company THQ Files for Bankruptcy

Agoura Hills, Calif.-based videogame company THQ filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday and said it will sell its business. The news sent THQ’s stock 74 percent lower on volume that ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Hobbit’ Delivers a Record Weekend

Filmgoers all around the world proved that they are still in love with J.R.R. Tolkien’s characters as Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey scored a record $84.8 million ... Continue Reading →
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The Winning Scores

The composers of some of the best animated soundtracks of the year discuss their craft and inspirations. Over the past year, there have been plenty of behind-the-scenes features about ... Continue Reading →
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Yvette Kaplan Looks Back at ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’

Over the weekend I had the opportunity to come face to face one of the many, many people I knew only over the telephone, having conducted interviews with them from afar. In this case ... Continue Reading →
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Five Animated Pics Nab Golden Globe Noms

The Golden Globes 2013 nominations were announced this morning (Dec. 13). The five animated features up for the award are:     The big surprise was the absence of critical ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frankenweenie,’ ‘ParaNorman’ Receive More Awards

Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie added two more honors to its fast-growing arsenal of critics awards this past weekend. The acclaimed Disney release is slowly but surely emerging as one ... Continue Reading →
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Canal J Launches ‘Redakai’ Holiday Contest

Paris-based Canal J has launched an online holiday competition to give away 100 Redakai TCG box sets to fans of Marathon’s action-packed boys’ series. The promotion will culminate ... Continue Reading →
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Ty Burrell to Star in ‘The Muppets’ Sequel

Modern Family’s Ty Burrell has joined the cast of Disney’s upcoming sequel to 2011’s The Muppets movie. Oscar-winning Austrian actor Christoph Waltz (Inglorious Basterds) was ... Continue Reading →