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Harry Potter Dethroned by Smurfs Overseas

It looks like Peyo’s little blue guys have dethroned Harry Potter from the top of the global box office chart this weekend. Sony’s live-action/CG hybrid movie delivered over $60 ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH – The Quiet Revolution

A timely SIGGRAPH panel examines the pros and cons of distributed production. SIGGRAPH is always a showcase for whiz-bag images of digital destruction, virtual flames and flowing, photo-real ... Continue Reading →
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Leon Schlesinger in Dollars and Scents!

Animation corporate executives have not always been highly regarded by the artists who work for them, particularly during the Golden Age. One exception to that trend was Leon Schlesinger, ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Reveals New Superman Photo

Another day, another new picture from a comic-book movie! Today, Warner Bros. released the first photo of Henry Cavill as Superman in the studio’s upcoming Man of Steel feature In ... Continue Reading →
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Mighty ‘Smurfs’ Ties with ‘Cowboys & Aliens’

Sony’s 3-D feature hybrid The Smurfs proved to be a much stronger contender than expected this past weekend, bringing in $36.2 million and tying with DreamWorks/Universal’s Western/sci-fi ... Continue Reading →
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New Poster and Trailer for ‘Happy Feet Two’

The push is starting for Warner Bros.’ Happy Feet Two, which hits theaters in November, via the release of a new poster and theatrical trailer. Here’s the poster: And here’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Supernatural’ Anime, High-Def ‘Justice League’ on Disc

The CW’s hit series Supernatural is getting animated – Japanese style. Hot on the heels of a showing at Comic-Con comes the release this week of Supernatural: The Anime ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con: Scene from ‘Green Lantern’ Series

It’s the first full day of Comic-Con International: San Diego, and Warner Bros. has unveiled an extended look at the new Green Lantern: The Animated Series. Take a look: The ... Continue Reading →
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Studios Tease ‘Dark Knight,’ ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Avengers’ Movies

Comic-Con started with comic books, and now that movies have gotten in on the act it is no surprise that the show features sneak peeks at comic-book movies. Up first is a teaser trailer ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Decides Against Building ‘Dark Tower’

The plug has been pulled on The Dark Tower. Universal Studios has passed on a previously announced ambitious plan to adapt the popular Stephen King book series into three movies and ... Continue Reading →