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Here are the “Ten Reasons We Loved 2011!”, written by the editors of Animation Magazine and illustrated by Mike Fisher.
Now that we have embarked on a brand new year, it’s a good time to look back and see how our favorite animated movies performed at the box office in 2011. Here’s a quick snapshot of the year in toons, which also includes the average critical reactions as compiled by [...]
The five Golden Globe nominees in the Best Animated Feature category were announced this morning in Beverly Hills. They are: Among the well-reviewed movies that didn’t make the cut were DreamWorks Kung Fu Panda 2, Disney’s Winnie the Pooh and GKids’ Chico and Rita. In fact, not even a single [...]
The nominations for the 39th Annual Annie Awards were unveiled this morning. Thanks to the healthy number of animated features released in 2011, ASIFA members will vote on ten titles in the animated Features race. Folimage’s A Cat in Paris, Perro Verde Films’ Arrugas (Wrinkles), Sony/Aardman’s Arthur Christmas, Disney/Pixar’s Cars [...]
As we’re waiting to hear about Annie Award nominations on Monday (Dec. 4), we can update you on some of the recent animation noms and wins that happened over the past few days. Over the weekend, the Spanish feature Chico & Rita, which is directed by Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal [...]
While Twilight Breaking Dawn, The Muppet Movie, Hugo and Arthur Christmas and Happy Feet Two were entertaining movie audiences in the U.S., Paramount/DreamWorks’ feisty feline Puss In Boots performed quite well overseas, landing in the No. 2 spot (after Twilight) with $23 million from a total of 2,740 venues in [...]
The moody vampires and werewolves of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn—Part 1 took the top spot domestically and internationally over the Thanksgiving weekend, with a $62.2 million five-day take, but Disney’s The Muppets proved that they still have what it takes to draw huge crowds to theaters as well. Kermit [...]
In what is shaping up to be the “battle of the family movies” Thanksgiving weekend, Sony/Aardman’s Arthur Christmas, Disney’s The Muppets and Paramount’s Hugo will be trying to grab the attention of parents and their kids tomorrow. All three titles have garnered excellent reviews, with Disney’s reboot of The Muppets [...]
Which movie will you see with the family this Thanksgiving weekend? The Muppets Arthur Christmas Puss in Boots Happy Feet Two
The second time is too much of a charm for the dancing penguins of Happy Feet Two, which opened to a $22 million box-office total domestically. The first outing of George Miller’s Oscar-winning feature made $41.5 million over the same weekend in 2006. The CG-animated birds had tough competition from [...]