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And the BAFTA Award Winners are…

Argo was named Best Film at tonight’s EE British Academy Film Awards hosted by Stephen Fry, held at London’s Royal Opera House. And the British Academy of Film and Television Arts award winners are… BEST FILM WINNER – ARGO Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney LES MISÉRABLES Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner,[...]

“Brave” Hits Bullseye With $66.7 Million

HollywoodNews.com: Another year, another $60-$70 million Pixar opening weekend. Brave (review) is their thirteenth release, as well as their thirteenth number-one debut and their eighth film to open between $60 and $70 million since 2001. Brave, which attracted headlines due to the fact that it was Pixar’s first[...]

Brave is an artistically superior picture

HollywoodNews.com: Beset by production troubles and changing schedules, Brave enters theaters as a fable without an author. I don’t know what happened behind-the-scenes with original director Brenda Chapman nor do I know what replacement director Mark Andrews added to and removed from the final product. But Brave is[...]

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[...]

Pixar releases yet another “Brave” image

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Disney and Pixar continue to scrub the bad taste of “Cars 2” from our cinematic mouths by teasing the studio’s NEXT film, which can’t get here soon enough. Shortly after releasing a teaser trailer and poster, Pixar now has posted a new image for “Brave,” which we[...]

“Brave” images and teaser for Pixar’s next flick

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The last time Pixar released a feature film, we spent months debating its merit and tracked it all the way through the Oscar race, where it scored a deserved Best Picture nomination and earned a Best Animated Feature trophy. But that was “Toy Story 3.” Now that[...]

Reese Witherspoon, recently wed, leaves Pixar’s “Brave”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: More pink slips reportedly are being handed out at Pixar for those who were collaborating on the in-development project, “The Bear and the Bow.” For starters, original director Brenda Chapman was axed when the animation studio declared itself unhappy with the story’s direction. Mark Andrews, who helmed Pixar’s[...]

Pixar, Disney set dates for “Monsters Inc.” sequel, “Brave”

With the highly anticipated “Toy Story” sequel in the summer-movie pipeline, Pixar tossed two more projects on our radars by announcing release dates. Pixar’s “Monsters Inc. 2” will hit theaters on Nov. 16, 2012. It will be filmed and presented in 3-D (of course). But that’s not the only Pixar feature being[...]