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‘Book of Life,’ ‘Boxtrolls’ Hold Up at Box Office

The box office is showing reasonably good returns for mid-budget indie animated features Book of Life and The Boxtrolls. In its second weekend of release, Reel FX and Fox’s Book ... Continue Reading →
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‘Book of Life’ Opens with $17M Weekend

The Book of Life opened wide to solid results, selling an estimated $17 million in tickets this weekend. That’s good enough for third place at the box office, behind the opening ... Continue Reading →
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‘Book of Life’ Invigorates Box Office Picture

The Book of Life brings animation back to America’s multi-plexes this weekend, pitted against some relatively heavy competition. The animated feature from Reel FX is directed ... Continue Reading →
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A Tome of Vim and Vigor

The Book of Life mixes modern conventions with Mexican tradition and brings director Jorge Gutierrez’s passion ... Continue Reading →
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Fox, del Toro, Gutierrez Preview ‘Book of Life’

The Book of Life is looking like a must-read. The movie’s director, Jorge Gutierrez, and producer, Guillermo del Toro, presented this week an early look at the CG-animated film ... Continue Reading →
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The Animated Movie Dossier

The past few years have seen familiar animated faces as well as franchise reboots and original concepts raking in the box office bucks, and the toon features landscape for the next ... Continue Reading →
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First Trailer for ‘Book of Life’

The first look is here for The Book of Life, the animated feature from Reel FX and Fox, directed by Jorge Gutierrez. The movie is due to open Oct. 17 and tells the tale of two matadors ... Continue Reading →
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To Be Seen in ’14: Your New Year Hot List

While everyone is looking back at the animated movies of 2013, we’re keeping our eyes peeled for the goods in store for us this year. Here are some of the big animated treats ... Continue Reading →
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Settling the Score: The 2014 Musical Oscar Race

The big Toon Town players are not just concerned with the coveted Best Animated Feature trophy—the genre also tends to be well represented in the Score and Song categories come awards ... Continue Reading →
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Star-Studded Awards Soiree Launches Animation Summit

This year’s edition of Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit began on a high note on Sunday night with a star-studded awards ceremony that featured voice legend ... Continue Reading →