In support of the upcoming release of A Monster in Paris on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, and DVD next Tuesday, April 16, 2013, Shout! Factory has released new video clips, slideshows, and press release interviews with director Bibo Bergeron and actor Vanessa Paradis. NEW CLIPS: PARIS TOUR SLIDESHOW: PRESS RELEASE INTERVIEWS An interview with Bibo Bergeron […]
NEW YORK INT’L CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2013 SLATE AND JURY TICKETS NOW ON SALE! **** 16th ANNUAL EVENT RUNS MARCH 1-24 OSCAR®-QUALIFYING FOR ANIMATED & LIVE ACTION SHORTS 25,000+ ATTENDEES EXPECTED FOR 100 FILMS **** NYICFF 2013 SLATE HIGHLIGHTS: OPENING NIGHT – US PREMIERE – ERNEST & CELESTINE US PREMIERE – STUDIO GHIBLI’S FROM […]
PR: Shout! Factory Secures US Rights to "A Monster in Paris" and "The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec"
Shout! Factory and EuropaCorp Announce Multi-Film Pact for Cross-Platform Distribution SHOUT! FACTORY SECURES U.S. RIGHTS TO BIBO BERGERON’S A MONSTER IN PARIS (Un Monstre à Paris) STARRING VANESSA PARADIS, SEAN LENNON, ADAM GOLDBERG, BOB BALABAN, DANNY HUSTON, CATHERINE O’HARA, JAY HARRINGTON LUC BESSON’S THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF ADELE BLANC-SEC STARRING LOUISE BOURGOIN, MATTHIEU AMALRIC Los […]
The opening scenes of A Cat in Paris follow a cat burglar named Nico on a jewel heist, depicting his movements with a sinuous grace that could only be achieved through hand-drawn animation. Nico practically flows through the hole he cuts in a window, and seemingly turns his joints to jelly to avoid security cameras […]
With its child heroine, its fantastical plot, and its strong environmental message, Mia and the Migoo will immediately remind viewers of the work of Hayao Miyazaki (whose name even appears to be referenced in the title character). Alas, this animated French film resembles Fern Gully: The Last Rainforest and other ecologically-minded Hollywood animated fare more […]
All film is an illusion. Persistence of vision is the illusion that still images projected at 24 frames a second are actually moving, while suspension of disbelief is the illusion that shadows on a wall are as real as what we see and experience every day. Like the best stage magicians, great film can compel […]