‘Paul’ Geeks Out for Laughs at Box Office

After sending some moms to Mars last weekend, this weekend the aliens are coming to us. Paul, a live-action comedy about a pair of comic book fans who meet a CG-animated alien outside ... Continue Reading →

‘Battle’ Pushes ‘Rango’ to No. 2; ‘Mars Needs Moms’ Flops

Animated features faced both success and disappointment at the box office this weekend. While the top spot wen to the sci-fi action film Battle: Los Angeles, which opened with an estimated ... Continue Reading →

‘Mars Needs Moms,’ ‘Battle: L.A.’ to Duke It Out at Box Office

It’s getting crowded at the box office with this weekend seeing the third animated release in two months and the second in two weeks with Disney’s Mars Needs Moms. The movie ... Continue Reading →

‘Rango’ Wins Weekend Box Office Race by a Wide Margin

Animation brought a little bit of life back to the box office this weekend, as Rango rode to first place among the weekend’s releases. Rango grossed an estimated $38 million. ... Continue Reading →

Starz Animation Toronto Sold to Canadian Investor Group

A Canadian investor group has purchased a majority interest in Starz Animation Toronto, which most recently produced the animation for Gnomeo & Juliet. The group is lead by media ... Continue Reading →

Verbinski and Depp’s ‘Rango’ Rides into Theaters

Go West, animation fans, and prepare for the arrival of Rango. Directed by Gore Verbinski and starring the voice of his Pirates of the Caribbean collaborator Johnny Depp, Rango opens ... Continue Reading →

‘Gnomeo & Juliet’ Woos its Way to Top Spot at Weekend Box Office

It’s good to be a gnome at the box office this weekend, with Gnomeo & Juliet hanging on to enough business to withstand a couple of weak challenges to land in the No. 1 spot. The ... Continue Reading →

‘Gnomeo’ Holds Up With Third-Place, $19M Weekend

Gnomeo & Juliet held up well its second weekend at the box office, landing in third place with an estimated $19.2 million in ticket sales. The CG-animated film just barely missed ... Continue Reading →

‘Gnomeo’ Posts Strong Start in Competitive Weekend

It was a crowded and uplifting weekend at the box office, which heralded a solid opening for the star-crossed lovers of Gnomeo & Juliet, even though the animated feature didn’t ... Continue Reading →

Love and the Star-Crossed Lawn Ornaments

Director Kelly Asbury and producer Baker Bloodworth talk about the challenges and rewards of their new animated movie Gnomeo and Juliet. It’s certainly not surprising that a stellar ... Continue Reading →