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LoveFilm and Disney have signed a new pact which allows the Amazon subscriber service to stream some of the studio’s best-loved family films on a branded on-demand service to audiences in the U.K. and German. LoveFilm members will be able to enjoy titles such as WALL.E, Ratatouille, Chronicles of Narnia: [...]
France Televisions underscored its dedication to creating new animation at its annual news conference at the Annecy International Film Festival. The public broadcaster spent last year $39.3 million on animation, co-producing 155 hours of programming, airing 4,200 hours of youth programming over four channels and dedicated two-thirds of its airtime [...]
Updated re-imaginings of fairy tales have been all the rage of late, with two of the year’s highest-profile features arriving this week on home video. Up first is Oz: The Great and Powerful (Disney, Blu-ray $39.99, 3D Blu-ray $44.99, Blu-ray/DVD combo pack $44.99, DVD $29.99). Directed by Sam Raimi of Evil [...]
A Guangzhou-based cinema chain manager told The Hollywood Reporter that Chinese authorities are forcing theater owns to end the run of DreamWorks’ The Croods two weeks earlier than planned. The film was originally scheduled to run through June 24. Film regulators had previously cancelled screenings of Django Unchained in April. [...]
Show business seems to thrive on marking anniversaries for marketing purposes––25th or 50th or 75th Anniversary DVD releases of something, for example––but here’s one that is not on most radar screens: 2013 is the sixtieth anniversary of the first time Hollywood studios tried to foist 3-D films on the public. [...]
Man of Steel director Zack Snyder and highly regarded Warner Bros. toon veteran Bruce Timm (Superman: The Animated Series) are working on an animated short film in honor of Superman’s 75-year history. According to The Hollywood Reporter, details are being kept under wraps, but sources says Snyder envisions the short [...]
Rise of the Guardians director Peter Ramsey has joined Animetropolis/IDA/EFG-Renascence’s upcoming adaptation of Tad Williams’ fantasy novel Tailchaser’s Song as exec producer. Williams is also co-exec producer of the pic, which is produced in association with Sam Worthington’s Full Clip Productions. The stereoscopic 3D CG-animated family film starts production later [...]
Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming sci-fi action adventure Pacific Rim has generated a huge amount of interest in the fantasy fan community. The upcoming Warner Bros. picture is penned by del Toro and Travis Beacham (Clash of the Titans) and stars Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy), Rinko Kikuchi (Babel), Idris Elba [...]
There are several fun new animated and puppet-driven series making their debut on DVD/Blu-ray this week that should put everyone in the right retro summer mood. First up, how can you say no to the Fraggle Rock: 30th Anniversary Collection ($130 listed, $113 on amazon)? This glorious 21-disc (3230 minutes—that’s over [...]
Warner Bros. much-anticipated Man of Steel and Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University have been added to the lineup at the upcoming L.A. Film Festival in June. The Superman which stars Henry Cavill, Amy Adams and Michael Shannon, will play at a special screening on June 12, two days ahead of the festival’s [...]