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A Cutting-Edge Valentine to a Gone-by Era

The new Disney short Paperman offers a visually striking marriage between CG and traditional animation. One of the greatest things about the animation business is that every once in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dark Knight Rises’ Posts Third Straight B.O. Win

It was a three-peat for the final episode in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. The Dark Knight Rises topped the box office for the third straight weekend, taking in $36 million ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monsters, Inc. 3D’ Moves to December 2012

Family audiences are going to have one more animated title to choose from this holiday season. Disney has announced that it will release the new 3D version of Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Business Symposium Details

This year’s SIGGRAPH Business Symposium, taking place August 5 in Los Angeles, aims to provide an interactive, intimate forum for open conversations among leaders and execs in the ... Continue Reading →
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Andrew Stanton to Direct ‘Finding Nemo’ Sequel

After the brutal experience of directing the live-action flop John Carter, Andrew Stanton will return to the more reliable world of animation by directing a sequel to Pixar’s Finding ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior to Launch on DIRECTV

Disney and DIRECTV have reached an agreement to add Disney Junior—the Mouse House’s 24-hour channel for kids 2-7 and their parents—to its programming lineup starting tomorrow ... Continue Reading →
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Spidey, ‘Ted,’ ‘Brave’ Spin Box Office Gold

The high weekend temperatures translated to big box office numbers for audiences in the U.S. and all over the world this past weekend. Sony’s successful Amazing Spider-Man reboot ... Continue Reading →
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Hunting for ‘Brave’s Hidden Gems!

Caution: Spoiler alert! If you’ve only caught Pixar’s Brave in theaters once, you might have been too dazzled by the 3-D CG animation to notice the fun studio Easter Eggs the artists ... Continue Reading →
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Hot Weekend for ‘Ted’, ‘Ice Age 4'

Seth MacFarlane’s raunchy R-rated talking teddy-bear movie, Ted brought in the big numbers at the U.S. box office this past weekend. The Universal release was the number-one release ... Continue Reading →
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Siggraph Movie Panels Announced

CG-animated and vfx-packed blockbusters will have a big presence at this year’s Siggraph confab, taking place in the L.A. convention center August 5-9. The show organizers have released ... Continue Reading →