While we all steel our hearts and wait for the (second) final season of Matt...
Leading digital visual effects house Cinesite has announced it has appointed Eamonn Butler as animation director to head up its expanding animation division. Butler joins the studio from Double Negative, where he was head of animation and supervised high-profile vfx blockbusters including Iron Man 2, John Carter, Hellboy 2, Paul [...]
There are several interesting new animated titles coming to DVD and Blu-ray today (Tuesday, August 9). Fans of traditional Disney animation can get their paws on a new 30th anniversary of the heart-warming The Fox and The Hound, which is paired with its 2006 sequel The Fox and the Hound [...]
Illumination Entertainment’s second feature film, Hop, jumps into theaters this weekend looking for a sweet payoff. The film, which mixes live action and CG animation, is set to open in an estimated 3,400 theaters. The film is directed by Tim Hill and features CG animation by Rhythm & Hues. It [...]
Universal serves up two very different films, Hop and Paul, with a common link: both feature computer animated stars in live-action environs. One thing’s guaranteed: You’ll never look at a tabloid UFO photo, or a Jelly Bean, the same way ever again. And the creative talents behind the feature films [...]
It was another relatively quiet weekend at the box office, with only the new thriller Limitless outperforming the animated feature Rango, which continues to perform well in its third weekend of release. Relativity’s Limitless, which stars Bradley Cooper, opened with a $19 million weekend, followed by Rango at an estimated [...]
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 of Area 51 on their way to San Diego, opens this week at about 2,800 theaters. The [...]