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‘Kung Fu Panda 2′ Is Highest-Grossing Film Directed by a Woman

It looks like Po and his band of warriors have broken another big record this month. According to box office reports, Kung Fu Panda 2 has become the highest grossing film ever directed ... Continue Reading →
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Harry Potter Dethroned by Smurfs Overseas

It looks like Peyo’s little blue guys have dethroned Harry Potter from the top of the global box office chart this weekend. Sony’s live-action/CG hybrid movie delivered over $60 ... Continue Reading →
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Your Essential SIGGRAPH ’11 Tip Sheet

There are probably hundreds of good reasons why you should check out this year’s SIGGRAPH Expo in Vancouver (Aug. 7-11), but we want to make sure you don’t miss out on some of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kung Fu Panda 2′ Boosts 2Q Results for DreamWorks

Kung Fu Panda 2 gave the bottom line at DreamWorks Animation a big boost, helping to boost revenue 38 percent and net income 42 percent over the same quarter last year. For the second ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Animation Fest Spotlights Top Talent, Projects

The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival has announced its interactive sessions spotlighting some of the most innovative talent and projects in animation and visual effects. “Once ... 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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‘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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Question for the Week of June 27 2011

Now that we’ve hit the mid-year mark of 2011, which one of the following movies do you think has the best chance of getting nominated in the Best Feature category? Kung Fu ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars 2′ Crosses the Finish Line with Huge Lead

Disney-Pixar’s Cars 2 raced to a strong finish in its opening weekend with $68 million in ticket sales, handily beating out its predecesor. The opening weekend gross for the film ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars 2′ Poised to Burn Up the Box Office Track

Pixar is ready to race back into theaters this weekend with the release of its long-awaited sequel, Cars 2. The feature, directed by Pixar and Disney Animation creative chief John Lasseter, ... Continue Reading →