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Lights! Camera! Summer Eye Candy!

How two of this season’s biggest blockbusters Iron Man 3 and Star Trek: Into Darkness delivered their spectacular CG visuals. Time was the biggest challenge facing two of 2013′s ... Continue Reading →
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Updated Fairy Tales ‘Oz’ and ‘Hansel’ Come Home

Updated re-imaginings of fairy tales have been all the rage of late, with two of the year’s highest-profile features arriving this week on home video. Up first is Oz: The Great ... 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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A-list Voice Cast Revealed for ‘Little Prince’ Pic

The new CG-animated feature version of The Little Prince is shaping up to be quite an A-list affair. The pic, which is being directed by Kung Fu Panda director Mark Osborne, has attracted ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Mitchell to Direct DreamWorks ‘Trolls’ Movie

Mike Mitchell (Shrek Forever After, Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked) has been tapped to direct DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming animated Trolls feature. The pic will be written ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Trek’ Beams Down $84 Mil. Weekend

Paramount’s Star Trek Into Darkness landed on top of the domestic box office this weekend, with an estimated $84 million. The J.J. Abrams-directed sequel to the rebooted franchise ... Continue Reading →
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IDW to Publish New ‘Rocky & Bullwinkle’ Comics

Here is a wonderful new comic-book venture we can all get behind. Over the weekend, we got word that San Diego-based IDW Publishing will be launching a new series featuring Jay Ward’s ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks’ Shrewd ‘Croods’ Looks Good at No. 1

After months of anticipation, DreamWorks watchers can sigh in relief this weekend as the studio’s first animated feature of 2013 proved to be a solid moneymaker at the box office. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Guardians’ Rises Amid Week’s DVDs

There’s a veritable olio of diverse DVDs simmering in the pot this week. Rising to the top of our list is DreamWorks’ magical adventure Rise of the Guardians (Paramount/DW, $29.99). ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gladiators of Rome’ to Open L.A. Italia Festival

Iginio Straffi’s much-anticipated CG-animated 3-D feature Gladiators of Rome is set to open the Los Angeles-Italia Film, Fashion and Art Festival this Sunday (February 17). The Rainbow ... Continue Reading →