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‘Frozen,’ ‘Thor’ Boost Disney Quarterly Results

The Walt Disney Company reported record earnings for the second quarter, citing the home video success of its smash animated feature Frozen and the Marvel Studios movie Thor: The Dark ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s Sarah Smith Launches Locksmith Animation

Sarah Smith, award-winning producer, writer and director and former Creative Director at Aardman Features, has established a new CG animated features studio in the U.K. called Locksmith ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pirate Fairy,’ ‘War of the Worlds’ Debut on Disc

Return to Pixie Hollow for a new adventure with Tinker Bell and her friends as they take on The Pirate Fairy (Disney, $36.99 Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy; $29.99 DVD). The original ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Season 3 Arrives with Extras

If you love cartoons, odds are you love Cartoon Network’s surreal and hilarious Adventure Time series. That makes this week’s release of Adventure Time: The Complete Third ... Continue Reading →
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‘Iron Man 3,’ ‘Monsters U’ Are China’s Most Popular Pics

Overall movie attendance was up 4.24 percent in Hong Kong in 2013. Audiences spent over $209 million on movie tickets last year, per The Hollywood Reporter. The Chinese movie Unbeatable ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Crosses the $500 Million Mark

Disney’s Thanksgiving movie Frozen has officially become one of the studio’s biggest animated hits in its history more than five weeks after its arrival in theaters. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Smaug’ Continues to Fire Up Global Box Office

New titles like Anchorman 2 and Walking with Dinosaurs had to take the back seat to Peter Jackson’s mega blockbuster The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. The Warner Bros. release ... Continue Reading →
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‘Smaug’ Brings in Box Office Gold Worldwide

Director Peter Jackson led the global box office this weekend with the second part of his popular Hobbit trilogy, The Desolation of Smaug. The film, which features over 2,000 vfx shots ... Continue Reading →
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10 Flicks Make VFX Oscar Shortlist

Most of the attention in this year’s race for the Outstanding Visual Effects Oscar is centered on the groundbreaking work of Gravity. And while the Alfonso Cuaron-directed pic ... Continue Reading →
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‘Catching Fire,’ ‘Frozen’ Heat Up Global Box Office

The folks at Lionsgate and Disney had a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving holiday as the studios’ hot new releases The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Frozen earned $110.2 ... Continue Reading →