In 2013, filmgoers in the United Kingdom and Ireland watched more animation than any other type of film, according to a new report by the British Film Institute.
Every time you want to stop writing about “Frozen,” it breaks another record. This weekend, the Disney smash hit remained in first place at the Japanese box office for an incomprehensible eleventh weekend in a row.
Blue Sky’s “Rio 2” failed to unseat “Captain America 2” at the box office last weekend and settled for a second-place opening of $39.3 million.
Cartoon Brew’s editor shares his favorite nude fanart porn from Disney’s “Frozen.”
No new animated movies debuted in the United States this weekend, although Disney’s family-oriented “Muppets Most Wanted” opened. The film opened in second place with a disappointing $16.5 million (estimated), far below the $29.2M opening of the franchise reboot “The Muppets” in 2011. That earlier film plummeted at the box office, too, after its opening, suggesting that the Muppets franchise isn’t as relevant to kids today as it was with earlier generations.
“Frozen” is beautiful to see, fun to sing along with and is a modern day marketing marvel, but the script has structural and performance issues that are worth examining because they impact directly on acting.
The DreamWorks feature “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” moved from second to first place in its sophomore weekend with a modest gross of $21.2 million (estimated)
The DreamWorks feature “Mr. Peabody & Sherman,” directed by Rob Minkoff, opened in the United States this weekend with an estimated $32.5 million. The film settled for second place behind “300: Rise of An Empire.”
At the end of Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck’s acceptance speech for “Frozen,” a clearly emotional Chris Buck said, “And finally we’d like to dedicate this to our guardian angel, that’s my son Ryder Buck. Thank you, Ryder.”
No surprise in the Best Animated Feature category. “Frozen” won. No surprise in the Best Visual Effects category. “Gravity ” won. Huge surprise in the Best Animated Short category. “Mr. Hublot ” won.
Those of us in animation always gripe that the rest of Hollywood doesn’t care or know the first thing about animated films. There are tons of anecdotal stories to support this position, but finally, we’ve got some definitive proof. And if you think Hollywood doesn’t understand animation, it’s even worse than you could imagine.
It’s a special day for directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee. Their film “Frozen” will win the Best Animated Feature Oscar on the day that it crosses $1 billion in global box office revenue. It becomes, along with “Toy Story 3,” only the second animated feature to achieve this distinction, and the 18th film overall.
The LEGO Movie crushed its live-action competition at the box office and remained in 1st place for the third weekend in a row with $31.5 …
The winners of the 2014 BAFTA film awards were announced today.
Remember last year when the mainstream media started writing about the glut of animated features and questioning whether the industry was producing too much animation? As usual, they underestimated the animation medium and the connection that audiences have with the art form.
The VES Awards, otherwise known as The Only Awards Show Where “The Lone Ranger” Can Win An Award For Something, were presented last night at the Beverly Hilton by the Visual Effects Society.
As anticipated, Warner Bros.’ The LEGO Movie, directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, destroyed the box office with a $69.1 million opening.
Boosted in part by a sing-along version that was released into theaters, Disney’s “Frozen” jumped back into second place this weekend, an amazing feat for a film now in its 10th weekend of wide release.
ASIFA-Hollywood announced the winners of its 2014 Annie Awards ceremony tonight at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Disney’s “Frozen” won the prize for best animated feature and best directing. Disney’s “Get a Horse!” won for best short.
Surpassing even the most generous box office predictions, Disney’s “Frozen” continues to shatter records.