All posts tagged "Star Wars"
Preview: Darth Maul Returns in ‘Clone Wars’ Season Finale
March 15, 2012
When audiences last saw Darth Maul, he was plunging down a reactor shaft in pieces at...
‘Star Wars’ Designer McQuarrie Passes Away
March 5, 2012
Ralph McQuarrie, the Oscar-winning concept artist behind such iconic Star Wars characters as Chewbacca, R2-D2, C-3P0,...
‘Underworld,’ ‘Red Tails’ and ‘FMA’ Take on ‘Beauty’
January 19, 2012
A pair of visual-effects-heavy battle movies from completely different ends of the spectrum take on Mark...
32TEN Studios Opens in Historic ILM, Kerner Site
January 17, 2012
A group of former employees of ILM and Kerner Optical have announced the launch of a...
Fox to Release Bakshi’s ‘Wizards’ Blu-Ray in March
January 10, 2012
Fox Home Ent. will release Ralph Bakshi’s influential animated feature Wizards in a special 35th Edition...
‘Robot Chicken’ Duo Opens New Toon Shop
December 2, 2011
Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, creators and exec producers of Adult Swim’s popular Robot Chicken series,...
How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love CG
September 20, 2011
Veteran animator and supervising director of Star Wars: The Clone Wars discusses the digital evolution of...
Mondo to Release Pixar Poster Series
September 1, 2011
If you’re a Pixar fan and you admire the poster art of Tom Whalen, we’ve got...
Channeling P-P-P-Porky Pig
August 22, 2011
Emmy-Nominated Bob Bergen talks about his career as a multi-talented voice-over artist. Voice over star Bob...
‘Clone Wars’ Season 4 Premieres Sept. 16
August 16, 2011
Cartoon Network will kick start the fourth season of the critically acclaimed CG series Star Wars: The...
Take ‘Rango,’ Third ‘Robot Chicken: Star Wars’ For a Spin
July 11, 2011
Lizards, toys and classic toons come home on video this week, highlighted by the release of...
‘LEGO Star Wars’ Animated Special to Air July 22 on CN
July 7, 2011
LEGO and Star Wars have long clicked well in the toy stores and — more recently...
Festivals and Events
D23 Expo Sneaks Peek at 3D ‘Lion King’
June 7, 2011
Fans attending Disney’s second D23 Expo this August in Anaheim will have a chance to seen an...
‘Phantom Menace’ Kicks Off 3D ‘Star Wars’ Re-releases on Feb. 10, 2012
March 3, 2011
Get ready to experience a new dimension of The Force. Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox have...
All Six ‘Star Wars’ Films Coming to Blu-ray
January 7, 2011
The Force is finally with Blu-ray. Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment made lots of...
VFX model-making pioneer Grant McCune dies
December 30, 2010
Grant McCune, a pioneer in model-making for visual effects who won an Oscar for his work...
‘Family Guy’ Springs Jedi ‘Trap’; ‘Futurama Vol. 5’ Arrives
December 20, 2010
It’s a battle of the sci-fi funny bones this week in home entertainment, as Seth MacFarlane...
Animated People: Leslie Iwerks
November 16, 2010
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away … visual effects were really cheesy...
‘Hand Drawn’ Doc Featuring Eric Goldberg, Jorge Gutierrez Now Crowdfunding
A feature documentary about the history, current state and future of traditional 2D animation as ...
Clip: Young Love Flies in ‘Fireworks’ Out Nov. 20
From producer Genki Kawamura (Your Name.), a new anime tale of star-crossed teenage lovers with ...
‘Smallfoot’ Stomps Home on Digital & Disc in December
Warner Animation Group,Smallfoot, WBHE, Karey Kirkpatrick ,,Over the Hedge,,, ,Smallfoot, stars Channing Tatum ,,21 Jump ...