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Gollum, You Never Looked Better!

The Hobbit’s vfx supervisor Joe Letteri talks about the vfx challenges of returning to J.R.R. Tolkien’s world nine years after the last Lord of the Rings movie cast its spell in ... Continue Reading →
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All the Pretty Digital Pictures

A passing glance at the list of the 10 features which made the vfx Oscar shortlist and will present 10-minute clips at the January 3 Bake-0ff is that many of them are returning champs. ... Continue Reading →
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Pittsburg Animator Leland Hartman Dies at 82

Former Disney and Warner Bros. animator Leland “Lee” Hartman passed away at a nursing facility in Glen Hazel, PA on Dec. 24. He was diagnosed with dementia six years ago, shortly ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Hobbit’ Passes the $500 Million Benchmark

Warner Bros. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has surpassed the $500 million benchmark at the worldwide box office in less than two weeks at the box office. To date, the blockbuster ... Continue Reading →
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One ‘Hobbit’ to Rule the Box Office

Warner Bros. had another great weekend with its tentpole pic The Hobbit sitting on top of the charts, with another $36.7 million at the U.S. box office. Peter Jackson’s return to ... Continue Reading →
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Remembering Richard Stone

Some eighty years ago, after it was decided that cartoons should be heard as well as seen, the song scores in many cases became the driving forces for the shorts. An entire crop of ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Emerson & Mark Valley Join ‘Dark Knight’ Pt. 2

Primetime TV stars Michael Emerson (Person of Interest, Lost) and Mark Valley (Human Target, Fringe) have signed on to the voice cast for the final installment of the DC Universe Animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Hobbit’ Delivers a Record Weekend

Filmgoers all around the world proved that they are still in love with J.R.R. Tolkien’s characters as Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey scored a record $84.8 million ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Jackson Reveals Plans for ‘Tintin’ Sequel

During his Hobbit press tour appearance in Belgium, Peter Jackson said that plans for a sequel to director Steven Spielberg’s 2011 feature The Adventures of Tintin are still on track. ... Continue Reading →
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The Hub Brings Spielberg’s ‘Animaniacs’ Back

If you’ve been missing the popular Amblin/Warner Bros. animated series Animaniacs since it went off the air in 1999, we have some good news for you. The Hub is bringing the show back ... Continue Reading →