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2013 Emmy Nominations Announced

by Ed Liuon July 18, 2013
The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. Categories with an animated property in contention are: Outstanding Animated Program Bob’s Burgers “O.T.: The Outside Toilet” (FOX/20th Century Fox Televsion) Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness “Enter the Dragon” (Nickelodeon/DreamWorks Animation & Nickelodeon Productions) Regular Show: The […]
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Star Wars Coming To D23 Expo

by Alex Beanon July 12, 2013
So while the proprietors were releasing their schedule for 2013 Comic-Con in San Diego next week, you were probably wondering – hey! Where’s all the new “Star Wars” hype and stuff? Answer: It will be at the Disney-controlled D23 Expo next month in Anaheim. Now that Disney owns the lucrative franchise, expect to see many […]

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"Despicable Me 2" Rules Box Office in Premiere Weekend with $82.518M in Ticket Sales

by Ed Liuon July 8, 2013
Universal/Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 easily conquered the box office in its debut weekend, taking in an estimated $82.518 million in ticket sales to put it comfortably ahead of Disney’s remake of The Lone Ranger, which came in a distant second with an estimated $29.432 million in ticket sales. The premiere was also much larger […]
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Comic-Con 2013: Superhero Central

by Alex Beanon July 4, 2013
Comic-Con 2013 is mere weeks away – two to be exact, now – and the confirmations are beginning to come fast and thick. Today’s tidal wave of twittering brought revelations that Disney/Marvel will be debuting sneak peeks at its two upcoming superhero sequel film titles “Thor: A Dark World” and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” […]

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Pixar President Ed Catmull on Sequels and Grooming New Talent

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2013
Buzzfeed.com has spoken with Pixar President Ed Catmull, who stated the studio’s strategy of releasing “one and a half” films per year, with one original film per year and a follow-up to an earlier film every other year (including the upcoming Finding Dory, the sequel to Finding Nemo). While Pixar’s first 10 films were all […]
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"Monsters University" Tops Box Office Again in Second Week with $46.18M Take

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2013
Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University has taken the top spot at the box office in its second week of release with an estimated $46.18 million in ticket sales, representing a 44% dip from its opening weekend debut. The drop is better than the second week drops for Toy Story 3 (46%), Brave (49%), or Cars 2 (60%), […]

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Review: "Lilo & Stitch" Double-Pack Blu-ray - One's Great, The Other...Not So Much...

by Weathermanon June 28, 2013
Sometimes a movie pops out of the great machine that doesn’t exactly fit with everything else the machine has made. What’s the usual template for a Disney movie? Singing, dancing, talking animals of some type, dead parent(s), sniggering villain…ok, well Lilo & Stitch hits 2 of those 5, but the lack of singing and dancing […]

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"Monsters University" Valedictorian at the Box Office with $82M Take

by Ed Liuon June 24, 2013
Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University handily took the top spot in US domestic box office ticket sales, with an estimated $82 million take, representing the studio’s second-best opening ever (behind Toy Story 3‘s $110 million opening weekend) and just behind Monsters Inc.‘s opening weekend of $87 million (which represents the 2001 $62.57 million opening adjusted for inflation). […]