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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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Pratt to Voice Hero in Lego Movie

Some of the many pieces of Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s upcoming Lego movie are falling into place. According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) has ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Animation Eyes ‘Kazorn & the Unicorn’ Movie

Gnomeo and Juliet and Shrek 2 director Kelly Asbury is going to have a very busy year. Not only is he writing Sony’s upcoming Pooch Café project, he is also in talks to direct Kazorn ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s ‘Pirates’ Set Sail on Disc

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is offering a real swashbuckling good time on DVD and Blu-ray this summer, with The Pirates! Band of Misfits set to hit shelves on August 28. The film ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Guild and AMPTP Strike a New Deal

The Animation Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers announced that they have reached a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement. The tentative pact, ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Expo Spotlights Coming Toon Attractions

We had the chance to visit the colorful Licensing Expo in Las Vegas this week, where thousands of our favorite animated and vfx-driven brands were basking in the limelight (June 12-14). ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Tackles Hasbro’s ‘Tonka’

Now that the Battleship hype-fest has wound down, a new addition to the unfolding onslaught of Hasbro toy and game properties coming to the big screen is underway at Sony Pictures, ... Continue Reading →
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Weekend Audiences Fall Hard for ‘Snow White’

This beauty has bite: Snow White & the Huntsman exceeded expectations by earning $56 million to land atop the box office in its opening weekend. Universal’s VFX-heavy reimagined ... Continue Reading →
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A Hot VFX Summer Sampler

We focus on some of the innovative digital effects of three of the season’s early blockbusters. Men In Black III (Sony) VFX Supervisor: Ken Ralston It’s been 10 years since Agents ... Continue Reading →
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‘Men in Black 3' Debut Tops ‘Avengers’ Over Holiday Weekend

It took a vintage comic book movie franchise to topple the Avengers from its box office throne. Men in Black 3 — arriving a decade after the previous film in the series and originally ... Continue Reading →