‘Five’ is Fast, But ‘Rio’ Hangs On as ‘Hoodwinked’ Struggles

Most of the attention this weekend was on the blazing fast start for Universal’s Fast Five, which had the best opening of the year to date and Universal’s best-ever opening ... Continue Reading →

‘Hoodwinked Too!’ Looks to Continue Toon B.O. Hot Streak

It took a while, but The Weinstein Co.’s long-in-the-works sequel to its 2005 hit Hoodwinked! is finally coming to theaters this weekend. Hoodwinked Too!: Hood vs. Evil is set ... Continue Reading →

Animated People: Mike Disa, Director of ‘Hoodwinked Too!’

A native of Chicago, Mike Disa brings an extensive resume to the task of co-writing and directing Hoodwinked Too!: Hood vs. Evil. Starting out in video games and TV, Disa worked his ... Continue Reading →

Lawsuit Alleges Weinsteins Tanked Animated Feature

Filmmakers Tony Leech and Brian Inerfeld have filed a $114 million lawsuit against Harvey and Bob Weinstein, alleging the heads of The Weinstein Co. ruined five animation projects including ... Continue Reading →

HD ‘Hoodwinked,’He-Man’ Season 1 Lead TV Toon Disc Parade

A modern take on classic fairy tales and a slew of classic TV toons are reason enough to fall in love with your DVD or Blu-ray player all over again this Valentine’s Day week. Getting ... Continue Reading →