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‘LEGO’ Builds an Impressive $69M Opening

The LEGO Movie assembled an impressive opening weekend gross at the box office, selling $69 million in tickets and easily topping an unexpectedly strong frame. Based on the popular ... Continue Reading →
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‘Free Birds,’ ‘Justice League: War’ Discs Arrive

ReelFX’s animated feature Free Birds (Relativity, $29.98 DVD, $39.99 Blu-ray combo pack), the story of one turkey’s adventures in avoiding being served for Thanksgiving ... Continue Reading →
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WB Fetes ‘Justice League: War’ in Beverly Hills

Having already had a premiere in New York, Warner Bros. went Hollywood Thursday night for the West Coast premiere of its new DC Universe animated original movie Justice League: War. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cloudy 2′ Storms Its Way to DVD, Blu-ray

The weather forecast is for hunger this week, with the Blu-ray and DVD release of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (Sony Pictures, $30.99 DVD; $40.99 Blu-ray combo pack; $45.99 3D ... Continue Reading →
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Imageworks Transfers L.A. Staff to Vancouver

Sony Pictures Imageworks is moving some of its staff from its Los Angeles studio to Vancouver in a cost-cutting move. According to a report in Variety, employees at both studio locations ... Continue Reading →
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First Peek at WB’s Animated ‘Son of Batman’

Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for Son of Batman, the upcoming animated DC Universe feature due late this spring. Based on the 2006 comic-book storyline by writer Grant ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Ghibli Earns Two Japanese Academy Noms

The Japan Academy announced its five nominations for Best Animated feature last week. The nominees are: • The Wind Rises (Directed by Hayao Miyazaki) Studio Ghibli • The Tale ... Continue Reading →
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WB Bumps Superman-Batman Matchup to 2016

Warner Bros. has moved to 2016 the release date for its Superman-meets-Batman followup to last summer’s Man of Steel. The DC Comics sequel, directed again by Zack Snyder, was ... Continue Reading →
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Line-up Announced for Animex Festival 2014

Animation exec Max Howard and top game designer Georg Baker are among the speakers now set for the 2014 edition of the Animex international festival of animation and computer games ... Continue Reading →
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There Be a Cunning Dragon!

Joe ... Continue Reading →