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This week brings an adorable bit of animation in “The Secret Life of Pets”

I don’t see nearly enough animation. For someone who sees about 350 movies a year, sometimes I barely seen a half dozen cartoons, and that’s kind of shameful. I usually hit the main Academy Award hopefuls and a few random ones besides that, but I slack when it comes to[...]

Are women able to find success with raunchy comedies?

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Can women pull off doing a raunchy big-screen comedy? Kristin Wiig’s “Bridesmaids” was previewed at the recent SXSW Film Fest to a chorus of agitated reviews, horrible to ecstatic, and attendee applause. Sounds like the kind of response that’s greeted other[...]

“Little Fockers” release date pushed back to December

Variety reports that Universal’s “Little Fockers,” a follow up to the hit film “Meet The Fockers,”, has been pushed back to release in December instead of the previously set July 30 date. Universal has bumped “Fockers” to give Matt Damon’s “The Adjustment Bureau” the July 30 date. They will hold[...]

Jeffrey Kirschenbaum promoted to EVP at Universal

Jeffrey Kirschenbaum has been promoted from senior vice president of production to EVP of Production at Universal and will report to Debbie Liebling according to The Wrap. Donna Langley said, “He brings skill and enthusiasm to everything he does and we look forward to having his continued contributions to our[...]