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Now that we have embarked on a brand new year, it’s a good time to look back and see how our favorite animated movies performed at the box office in 2011. Here’s a quick snapshot of the year in toons, which also includes the average critical reactions as compiled by [...]
Global sensation Tintin finally arrives in America, thanks to a spectacular movie directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Peter Jackson. Spielberg, Jackson, Tintin. Those three names alone are enough to spark the imagination of anyone who has been fortunate enough to read Belgian artist Hergé’s internationally renowned comic books. [...]
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Animation Branch has decided not to qualify Sony’s live-action/CG hybrid blockbuster The Smurfs for the Best Animated Feature Category, Reuters reports. While the film was included in the Academy’s list of 18 toons submitted for consideration in the category, revealed in November, [...]
We all know the trials of finding the right holiday gift for your loved ones can make December a horrible, ulcer-inducing time of the year. That’s why we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite animation-related goods that will brighten anyone’s miserable winter day. Here’s to the hope [...]
The five Golden Globe nominees in the Best Animated Feature category were announced this morning in Beverly Hills. They are: Among the well-reviewed movies that didn’t make the cut were DreamWorks Kung Fu Panda 2, Disney’s Winnie the Pooh and GKids’ Chico and Rita. In fact, not even a single [...]
Although Gore Verbinski’s CG-animated movie Rango was one of the early releases of 2011, it’s beginning to pick up a lot of steam in the year-end award season derby. This past weekend, the Los Angeles Critics, the San Francisco Critics group and the Boston Society of Film Critics all selected [...]
The nominations for the 39th Annual Annie Awards were unveiled this morning. Thanks to the healthy number of animated features released in 2011, ASIFA members will vote on ten titles in the animated Features race. Folimage’s A Cat in Paris, Perro Verde Films’ Arrugas (Wrinkles), Sony/Aardman’s Arthur Christmas, Disney/Pixar’s Cars [...]
As we’re waiting to hear about Annie Award nominations on Monday (Dec. 4), we can update you on some of the recent animation noms and wins that happened over the past few days. Over the weekend, the Spanish feature Chico & Rita, which is directed by Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal [...]
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 Puss In Boots performed quite well overseas, landing in the No. 2 spot (after Twilight) with $23 million from a total of 2,740 venues in [...]
If the upcoming Steven Spielberg upcoming feature The Adventures of Tintin has whetted your appetite for other versions of Herge’s comicbook character, we’ve got just the DVD for you this week. Shout Factory! has released a new disc featuring Season One of Nelvana’s traditionally animated series based on the franchise, [...]