March 28, 2017

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“Toy Story 3”: The Top 25 (Best Animated Feature)

Onward we go folks with this weekly series of mine that I’m doing here at the site. Yes, we’re talking the top 25 Oscar winners in just about every single one of the Academy Award categories out there to be discussed. As you know, aside from the shorts and something[...]

Shanghai’s $2.4 billion “DreamCenter” to Open in 2017

In a sign of Hollywood’s expanding ties with China, DreamWorks Animation and Chinese partners Thursday unveiled their $2.4 billion “DreamCenter,” an entertainment complex in Shanghai that is set to open in 2017. The complex will contain a 500-seat IMAX cinema with international film festivals and red carpet events in mind,[...]

“Mr. Peabody & Sherman” new release date is March 7

DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that, at the recommendation of its distributor, Twentieth Century Fox, it has decided to change the domestic theatrical release date for Mr. Peabody & Sherman to March 7, 2014. The film had previously been scheduled for release on November 1, 2013. Me[...]

Dreamworks Animation: Quality and Variety

HollywoodNews.com: As the initial reviews for Pixar’s Brave roll in (again, I’m waiting till opening day to take the kid), it’s clear that the film is both pretty solid and somewhat disappointing considering the uber-high standards that Pixar has set for itself. I personally think it’s almost dangerous to[...]

The Phantom Menace is about to out-gross The Dark Knight!

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: With just $1 million separating the two films, today or tomorrow is likely the day when one of the more reviled films in geek-ville, Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace, will surpass one of the more openly worshipped geek film in recent years, The Dark Knight,[...]

Gregg Taylor Named DreamWorks Animation’s Head of Development and Alex Schwartz Named Producer of Mr. Peabody & Sherman

HollywoodNews.com: DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. today announced that Gregg Taylor has been named head of development for the studio, a role previously held by Alex Schwartz. Schwartz will serve as a producer on the studio’s upcoming feature film, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, which is scheduled to be released onMarch 14,[...]

Oscars® “Celebrate the Movies” with Launch of Digital Exhibition

HollywoodNews.com: In anticipation of the 84th Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Sciences has launched “Celebrate the Movies,” a digital exhibition spotlighting iconic moments from 84 films. Beginning today, January 23, the exhibition will appear on digital billboards in Los Angeles, and on ABC’s digital “SuperSign,” an electronic landmark in[...]

Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter influence a decade of blockbusters

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: This is the final entry in a handful of essays that will be dealing with the various trends that were kicked off during the 2001 calendar year, and how they still resonate today. Yesterday (the 19th) marked the tenth anniversary of the US theatrical release of The Lord[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond – “Puss In Boots”

By Pete Hammond Hollywoodnews.com: This cat may have the Halloween record in his hat. Despite the East Coast early snows and massive power outtages , Puss In Boots, Dreamworks Animation’s first spinoff of their cash-cow Shrek franchise is meeting DWA boss Jeffrey Katzenberg’s highest expectations with an estimated[...]

Antonio Banderas attends “Puss in Boots” cat premiere

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Someone made a joke that the Internet is 90% cat pictures, and 10% everything else. You laugh … but then you get a message in your Inbox that convinces you the punch line might be right. In honor of the upcoming animated comedy “Puss in Boots,” Paramount[...]
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