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‘Captain America’ Outmuscles Strong ‘Rio 2′ Debut

Despite a strong opening weekend for Fox and Blue Sky Studios’ Rio 2, Blu and the birds couldn’t knock off Marvel’s powerhouse Captain America sequel. Rio 2, directed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Captain America’ Dominates Global B.O.

It’s good to be the Captain. Disney and Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The Winter Soldier opened to huge numbers and set a record for an April opening. The most-recent ... Continue Reading →
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Return to Rio

Director Carlos ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Worldwide Gross Sets Record for Animation

Noah topped the box office with a strong $44 million opening, but it was Disney’s Frozen that set the record this weekend as it passed Pixar’s Toy Story 3 to become the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Divergent,’ ‘Muppets’ Bump ‘Peabody’

It was a strong weekend for newcomers at the box office, as Lionsgate’s teen sci-fi fantasy Divergent and the return of Jim Henson’s signature characters pushed Mr. Peabody ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peabody’ Rebound Tops Weekend Box Office

It appears the second time is the charm for Mr. Peabody & Sherman. The DreamWorks Animation feature topped the domestic box office in its second weekend of release, with its $21 ... Continue Reading →
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NYICFF Sets Jury and Previews 2014 Slate

The New York International Children’s Film Festival has announced its 2014 jury will include such luminaries as John Canemaker, Bill Plympton and Henry Selick, while its slate ... 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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Fox/Blue Sky’s ‘Rio 2′ Offers a New Trailer

The new CG-animated sequel from Fox/Blue Sky, Rio 2, has released a new trailer online. Directed by Carlos Saldanha, who also direct the first movie, the family feature is slated for ... Continue Reading →
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Rio’s Saldanha in Talks to Helm Live-Action ‘Rust’

Veteran Blue Sky Studios director Carlos Saldanha, who helmed two Ice Age sequels, Rio and the upcoming Rio 2, is reportedly in talks with Fox to take on the live-action sci-fi movie ... Continue Reading →