Just in time for the Memorial weekend, fanboy favorite Bryan Singer announced...
Tag "The Pirates! Band of Misfits"
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 fairy tale stars Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron and Chris Hemsworth also opened to a $39 million international take for a $95 million [...]
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 adapted from an indie comic book for its 1997 movie debut — topped the weekend with [...]
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 [...]
Christian Jacquemart and René Broca, who have organized the wonderful professional conferences at the Annecy Animation Festival in the past few years, unveiled the full list of this year’s program to Animag today. Here is a full rundown of the 2012 panels, which promises to be quite informative and inspiring. [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
With The Pirates! Band of Misfits Peter Lord and his team have outdone themselves with another delightful, beautifully crafted animated movie. We’ve all seen stop-motion family pictures, Hugh Grant comedies and pirate adventures on the big screen before, but nothing has quite prepared us for the spectacular concoction that is [...]
Which movie do you think will follow in the footsteps of The Lorax, and win this summer’s B.O. derby? The Pirates! Band of Misfits Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted Brave Ice Age: Continental Drift ParaNorman
The U.K. government announced yesterday that it’s working on offering tax credits for high-end dramas and animation produced in the country. Chancellor George Osborne outlined a new tax credit system for creative media industries including animation and drama production in the U.K., according to the BBC. The plan is likely [...]
Writer/director Patrice Leconte’s unusual French animated feature The Suicide Shop has just joined the lineup of eclectic titles to be screened at this year’s Cartoon Movie event in Lyon, France next month. The black comedy, which is based on a novel by Jean Teulé, centers on a strange family-run shop [...]