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‘Toy Story 3,’ ‘Alice’ Are Most Popular Pics of 2010

As predicted, 3-D animated and vfx-driven features were some of the biggest draws at the box office in 2010.  Here are the Top 10 blockbusters of the year in each category: Animated ... Continue Reading →
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Raves for ‘Illusionist’ Brighten Weak Holiday Box Office

Hollywood didn’t get exactly the present it wanted from the box office for Christmas, with box office failing to set any records despite some high-profile opening, but it did ... Continue Reading →
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Songs From Eight Animated Films Make Oscar Short List

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has declared 41 songs are  in contention for the Original Song Oscar, including several from animated and VFX-driven pics. Included ... Continue Reading →
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Golden Globes Nominates Five for Best Animated Feature

There was no great surprise among the nominees for the Golden Globes’ animated feature film category, which were announced this morning. Up for the award are: Despicable Me How ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toy Story 3,’ ‘Illusionist’ Lead Critics’ Lists

It’s that time of year when critics shower laurels upon their favorite movies, with Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 3 and Sylvain Chomet’s The Illusionist leading the race ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toy Story 3′, ‘Illusionist’ Nab National Board Honors

The National Board of Review has named Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story 3 as one of the top ten best movies of the year. The New York—based critics’ organization picked The Social Network ... Continue Reading →
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‘Unstoppable’ at the B.O.? Not for ‘Megamind’

Megamind retained its rather oversize crown as the king of the box office for the second week in a row, taking in an estimated $30 million to beat out newcomer Unstoppable. The DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →
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Toy Story 3 Is Ready for A Home Play-Date

The biggest home video release of the week is also one of the best animated films of the year: Toy Story 3 (Disney-Pixar, $29.99 DVD, $39.99 two-disc Blu-ray, $45.99 four-disc Blu-ray/DVD ... Continue Reading →
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Toy Story 3’s Arndt Gives Nicholl Keynote

Toy Story 3 screenplay writer Michael Arndt will give the keynote address at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 25th annual Don and Gee Nichol Fellowships in Screenwriting ... Continue Reading →