Tag Archives: 3-D films

Happy Father’s Day, from Disney/Pixar’s BRAVE

HollywoodNews.com: Since ancient times, stories of epic battles and mystical legends have been passed through the generations across the rugged and mysterious Highlands of Scotland. From Disney and Pixar, a new tale joins the lore when the courageous Merida(voice of Kelly Macdonald) confronts tradition and challenges destiny to change her[...]

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted is Number One

HollywoodNews.com: As I often say, ranking is a relatively irrelevant stat that shouldn’t be used as a barometer for box office success. Both wide releases opened like rather well this weekend, and in this case the weekend gross of the second place film is arguably a more impressive achievement.[...]

Skyfall becomes the first 007 film to go the IMAX route

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Not much to report beyond the news itself. IMAX has announced that the Sam Mendes 007 picture Skyfall will debut day-and-day in 35mm and IMAX screens on October 26th, 2012 (in the UK) and November 9th, 2012 (in the US and elsewhere). Back in the[...]

“Twilight” tops, “Muppets” drop, and smaller films (Shame, Descendants, Artist) take center stage.

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: As is sometimes the case with the post-Thanksgiving weekend, studios did not offer up a single new wide release. While that’s understandable considering the customary huge drops that the holdovers take this weekend, it’s frustrating this year considering the sheer amount of product being released over[...]

Disney, Pixar announce next 3D re-releases

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Once “The Lion King” topped the box office charts for a second consecutive weekend, you knew Disney and Pixar would begin planning the next few films that would be re-configured into 3D and re-released into theaters. Today, we’re learning which films are coming up, and what dates[...]

“Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” will open early in IMAX

HollywoodNews.com: In the category of ‘here’s an interesting idea’, Paramount and director Brad Bird announced today that Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol (see trailer) will be opening five days early in select IMAX theaters. So while the film’s wide release will stay occur on Wednesday, December 21st, the film will[...]

2011 Summer Movie Review Part II

HollywoodNews.com: This summer was supposed to be the first real test for the mainstream viability of the 3D format in cinema. While the format had been a fringe indulgence for horror films and animated movies, it obviously became a full-on sensation following the release of Avatar in December, 2009.[...]

Tron: Legacy and Spy Kids 3D mashup trailer

HollywoodNews.com: A close friend of mine put this up, so thank goodness I actually liked it… It mashes a Tron: Legacy trailer, fashioned off the first terrific teaser and uses Spy Kids 3: Game Over footage. Aside from a bit of awkward George Clooney as Bruce Boxleitner[...]

“Pirates,” “Cars” and other 3D films doing better overseas

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: American audiences may be complaining about the latest, unnecessary 3D technologies that have been foisted upon our blockbusters, from “Green Lantern” to this weekend’s “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” but international audiences appear to be lapping the enhanced format up. Data released on Monday by 3D technology[...]

“Cars 2” soars with $68 million over the weekend

HollywoodNews.com: To the surprise of no one, a Pixar picture topped the box office in its debut weekend, making it 12/12 since 1995. Cars 2 (or as I like to call it: “Finally, a Pixar movie that won’t make you violently sob in front of your children!”) weathered[...]
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