The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for a 2014 Academy Award. Categories with an animated film in contention are: BEST ANIMATED FEATURE The Croods (DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc) Despicable Me 2 (Universal/Illumination Entertainment) Ernest & Celestine (GKIDS/La Parti Productions/Les Armateurs) Frozen (Walt Disney Animation Studios) The Wind Rises (Kaze […]
The classic Dr. Seuss “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” morphed from Theodore Geisel’s children’s book to an animated holiday classic in 1966 then to a full-fledged live-action CGI feature film directed by Ron Howard and starring Jim Carrey in 2000 and now will be “re-imagined” for animated attempt at a feature film in 2017. Universal […]
The Minions will be back, as will Gru in “Despicable Me 3” – the third film in what has proven to be a lucrative franchise [the second film just opened in China on its way to making a $1 billion worldwide gross] – although it will not be for three more years. In addition, Illumination […]
Marvel’s one shot “All Hail The King” – stars Ben Kingsley reprising his role as Trevor Slattery from “Iron Man 3” and granting a prison interview in the 14-minute film that is intended to be an epilogue to IM3 and a sort of bridge to another film. The one minute snippet of the upcoming 14-minute […]
The cast is beginning to fill out for Disney/Marvel’s “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” as Thomas Kretschmann [“Wanted”] has been announced for the role of the villain Baron Wolfgang von Strucker – a former Nazi who wears Satan’s Claw on one hand [a device allowing him to emit electric shocks], maintains peak physical form due […]
The World’s Finest Online has confirmed that a new direct-to-video animated feature will be on sale in Target stores exclusively on January 21, 2014. Titled JLA: Trapped in Time, the 52-minute movie will feature the Justice League facing off against the Legion of Doom. The movie is produced by Giancarlo Volpe, who had been dropping […]
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As has become the custom lately, movie studios are announcing future sequels before the previous sequels are even released and the rebooted “Planet of the Apes” series is no different as the third film in the rebooted franchise was announced by Fox to be on its way in two years’ time. The second film in […]