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The ten films most likely to lead the 2015 box office

As much as I clearly obsess myself with trying to accurately predict the Oscars, I also have a slight fascination with attempting to figure out which film will wind up as the most successful at the box office, even if the actual numbers are incredibly difficult to pinpoint. Sadly, most[...]

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[...]

Pixar reveals more Merida in arrow-slinging “Brave” clip

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Bow and arrows are going to be big this year. I can just see all of the archery sets sitting under the Christmas trees in December after Jennifer Lawrence’s “Hunger Games” heroine and now Pixar’s “Brave” star unleash their talents in movies coming out this year. “Brave”[...]

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[...]

Will Johnny Depp’s “Rango” win next year’s Oscar?

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Come what may, you can’t really fault Pixar for doing a sequel to a film that has sold $8 billion worth of merchandise in just under five years. Still, let’s not pretend that this looks like anything other than the kind of crap that Dreamworks used[...]

Disney Celebrates 12 Oscar® Nominations for ‘Toy Story 3,’ ‘Alice In Wonderland’ and more

HollywoodNews.com: The Walt Disney Studios is proud to announce its 2010 films have earned 12 Oscar® nominations. Today, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced five nominations for Disney•Pixar’s ‘Toy Story 3,’ including for the coveted title of Best Picture; three for ‘Alice in Wonderland,’ and one each[...]

DreamWorks’ “Dragon” would like Best Picture consideration

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Was “How to Train Your Dragon” one of the best movies you saw this year? Do you think it has a chance at a Best Picture nomination? DreamWorks certainly thinks so. The studio expressed its confidence recently by inviting key industry folks in select markets to screenings allowing[...]

Pixar exhibit poised to open at Oakland art museum

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: With “Toy Story 3” riding high at the box office — tallying $380.5 million to become the highest-grossing picture of 2010 to date — Pixar seems poised for a celebration. According to a new release, that party starts Saturday, July 31. On that day, the Oakland Museum of[...]