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U.S. ‘Thunder and the House of Magic’ Trailer Debuts

Shout! Factory has unveiled the U.S. theatrical trailer for popular overseas CG flick Thunder and the House of Magic, which opens Stateside on September 5 in select cities including ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Bringing ‘Thunder and the House of Magic’ to US

Shout! Factory has announced that it will bring the popular overseas CG flick Thunder and the House of Magic stateside this fall, beginning September 5. Screening cities include New ... Continue Reading →
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Del Toro Sets ‘Pacific Rim’ Sequel, Toon Series

Get ready for monsters vs. robots, round two! Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has announced that last summer’s visual-effects blockbuster Pacific Rim is getting both a sequel and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Finds Purrfect Bagheera in Ben Kingsley

Sir Ben Kingsley, the celebrated British actor best known for his roles in Gandhi and Schindler’s List, has been tapped by Disney to provide the voice of the panther Bagheera ... Continue Reading →
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April/May 2014 Tech Reviews

ToonBoom’s Animate Pro 3.0 ToonBoom has definitely carved a niche for itself in the animation world, from the production-level Harmony products down to the tools for the individual ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ is Critics’ Top Animated Feature

The nation’s film critics’ expressed very warm feelings for Disney’s Frozen last night at the 19th Critics Choice Awards, naming the film Best Animated Feature and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Iron Man 3,’ ‘Monsters U’ Are China’s Most Popular Pics

Overall movie attendance was up 4.24 percent in Hong Kong in 2013. Audiences spent over $209 million on movie tickets last year, per The Hollywood Reporter. The Chinese movie Unbeatable ... Continue Reading →
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nWave Announces Global Plans for ‘House of Magic’

nWave Pictures has unveiled plans for the global release of its holiday movie The House of Magic. The charming 3-D CG-animated release, which is budgeted at $34 million opens this Christmas ... Continue Reading →
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10 Flicks Make VFX Oscar Shortlist

Most of the attention in this year’s race for the Outstanding Visual Effects Oscar is centered on the groundbreaking work of Gravity. And while the Alfonso Cuaron-directed pic ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Asia Reveals Final Lineup for 2013 Edition

The organizers of this year’s SIGGRAPH Asia confab have announced the final lineup for the international CG and tech confab, which takes place Nov. 19-22 in Hong Kong. Now in ... Continue Reading →