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The Minions Rule the Global B.O.

The long 4th of July weekend proved to be a really sweet time for Gru and the rest of the clan from Despicable Me 2. The Universal/Illumination title, which began its run in U.S. theaters ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me 2' Breaks B.O. Records Overseas

Although the Universal/Illumination animated feature hasn’t opened in the U.S. yet, the film has already made over $41.5 million from only seven international territories. The pic, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Man of Steel’s’ VFX: Building a Better Son of Krypton

The vfx gurus behind Man of Steel reveal some of the the behind-the-scenes secrets of this summer’s spectacular Superman blockbuster. Superman certainly doesn’t look his ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monsters U.’ Scares Up Terrific Business at No. 1

Mike and Sulley and the rest of the gang of collegiate scarers of Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University managed to scare up lots of tickets sales at the box office this past weekend. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Man of Steel’ Expected to Soar at the Box Office

Make way for the Man of Steel. Warner Bros.’ long-awaited reboot of the venerable Superman franchise from DC Comics is expected to triumph easily at the box office this weekend. ... Continue Reading →
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Authorities Pull ‘The Croods’ Out of Chinese Theaters

A Guangzhou-based cinema chain manager told The Hollywood Reporter that Chinese authorities are forcing theater owns to end the run of DreamWorks’ The Croods two weeks earlier ... Continue Reading →
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Snyder and Timm to Unveil Superman Anniversary Short

Man of Steel director Zack Snyder and highly regarded Warner Bros. toon veteran Bruce Timm (Superman: The Animated Series) are working on an animated short film in honor of Superman’s ... Continue Reading →
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L.A. Film Fest to Sneak ‘Man of Steel,’ ‘Monsters U’

Warner Bros. much-anticipated Man of Steel and Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University have been added to the lineup at the upcoming L.A. Film Festival in June. The Superman which stars ... Continue Reading →
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Double Negative Opens New TV Branch

VFX company Double Negative has launched Double Negative TV, a new division of Dneg dedicated to visual effects creation for television. Dneg TV will be headed up by 20-year VFX veteran ... Continue Reading →
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Zack Snyder Dev’ing Non-Trilogy ‘Star Wars’ Film

Oh those sneaky directors… Despite telling the LA Times last fall that he had no interest in directing the just-then announced Star Wars Episode VII (revealed concurrently with ... Continue Reading →