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‘Puss in Boots’ Has Many Lives Overseas

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 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Muppets’ Prove Timeless Appeal in Theaters

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 ... Continue Reading →
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It’s an ‘Arthur Christmas/Muppets/Hugo’ 5-Day Weekend

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Question for the Week of November 21 2011

Which movie will you see with the family this Thanksgiving weekend? The Muppets Arthur Christmas Puss in Boots Happy Feet Two Continue Reading →
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Happy Feet Sequel Not as Popular As First Pic

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 ... Continue Reading →
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The 2012 Features Race

With the potential to nab five nomination spots instead of just three this year, the toon industry is sure to see a wider variety of films vying for the Best Animated Feature award ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Magazine’s Oscar Watch [Part 1 of 4]

Early award season watchers seem to be unable (or unwilling) to pick frontrunners in the animation race this year. But most of them have high hopes for a certain Belgian boy reporter ... Continue Reading →
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Box Office Gods Smile at ‘Immortals’ and ‘Puss’

It was a good weekend for Tarsem Singh’s Immortals, the vfx-laden Henry Cavill-starrer, which was the No. 1 movie at the box office and made $32 million in the U.S. and $36 million ... Continue Reading →
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‘Puss in Boots’ Lands on Top Again

DreamWorks’ swashbuckling cat stole the number one spot at the box office for the second week in a row, crushing Brett Ratner’s Tower Heist, with a $33 million weekender. According ... Continue Reading →
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18 Films Submitted in Animated Feature Oscar Race

Eighteen features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 84th Academy Awards. The 18 submitted features are: The Adventures of Tintin Alois ... Continue Reading →