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The traveling Zoosters of DreamWorks’ Madagascar 3 showed some excellent staying power this weekend, landing at the No. 1 spot for the second week in a row. The third outing for the franchise brought in $10 million on Friday and was expected to end the weekend with a $36 million [...]
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 J and K last graced the big screen to police the alien population living among us—not so long by [...]
As many had predicted Universal’s costly Battleship was sunk by Disney/Marvel’s The Avengers this past weekend. For the third week in a row, The Avengers sat atop the box office, bringing in $55.1 million domestically (with a $457 million cume domestically). Meanwhile, Battleship ($25.3 million), The Dictator ($17.4 million), Tim [...]
Audiences kept the love strong for Disney/Marvel’s The Avengers, during the film’s second weekend at the U.S. box office. The film brought in an estimated $100.4 million Stateside, making its cume a total $373.2 million. James Cameron’s former record holder made $75 million in its second weekend at the box [...]
It’s going to be a “vampires vs. the superheroes” kind of a weekend. Tim Burton’s take on TV soap opera Dark Shadows, starring Johnny Depp as the vampire Barnabas, opens in the U.S. and 42 foreign markets today (Friday, May 11), but it faces stiff competition from Disney/Marvel’s The Avengers, [...]
As many had predicted, Disney/Marvel’s much-awaited The Avengers set an all-time industry record by grossing $200.3 million domestically (May4-6), shattering the previous record set by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 with $169 million. The Disney tentpole’s international cume is now $641.8 million through Sunday with 12 days [...]
San Francisco-based vfx house Evil Eye Pictures has contributed nearly 200 visual effects shots for the Marvel’s The Avengers directed by Joss Whedon, which opens this Friday. Weta Digital, Digital Domain, Fuel VFX, Hydraulx, ILM, Lola VFX, Cantina Creative, Luma Pictures, Mova, The Third Floor and Trixter Films were among [...]
The 17th FMX event, the international conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia to be held May 8-11 in Stuttgart, Germany, has announced highlights of its special virtual production and visual effects programming—including looks at Avatar, Tintin and The Lorax as well as chats with ILM, Weta and more top [...]
Sony/Aardman Animations’ stop-motion extravaganza The Pirates! Band of Misfits made a decent box office splash this weekend, landing in at No. 2 (after the urban comedy Think Like a Man) bringing in $11.4 million domestically. The film, which cost about $50 million to produce, has already made $63.7 million internationally, [...]
In anticipation of the May 4 release The Avengers movie at the box office, Lions Gate Home Ent. is releasing a special three-movie package featuring Planet Hulk (2010), The Invincible Iron Man (2007) and Doctor Strange (2007). Although, these direct-to-DVD movies have been previously available on the market, this new [...]