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20 Animated Films to Contend for the 2014 Oscars

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced that twenty animated feature films have been submitted to be considered as award nominees for the 2014 Oscars. Provided that at least sixteen of the submissions ultimately have a mandatory qualifying run in Los Angeles and follow the Academy’s other rules for eligibility, there will again be […]

Secrets Of LEGO Design Unlocked For Masses

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“The LEGO Movie” is one of the top five grossing movies worldwide in 2014 but the popularity of the LEGO toy bricks existed long before the movie came along to remind you that “everything is awesome”. For those who have always wondered how they built such intricate creations out of the interlocking plastic toy bricks, […]

Everything Is Awesome - The LEGO Movie Blu-ray and DVD Set For Release

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“The LEGO Movie: Everything is Awesome Edition” is a three-disc extravaganza set to arrive next week. The three discs consist of a Blu-ray, a 3D Blu-ray and a DVD along with a special Vitruvius mini action figure and extras that include Emmet taking you through the film’s production (“Bring LEGO To Life”), a tutorial with […]

Ninjago Movie Set for 2016

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After the tremendous worldwide success of The LEGO Movie, Warner Bros has set a release date in 2016 for another toy brick-inspired feature film, Ninjago. The movie will focus on the ninja-like Masters of Spinjitzu as depicted in their teenage form as Kai, Jay, Cole, Zane and Nya as they experience adventures in the land […]

Animal Logic Shacks Up With Simon Cowell

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Australia-based animation house, Animal Logic, has signed an agreement to produce future projects in association with Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment production company. Animal Logic produced the animation for “The LEGO Movie” and Cowell’s company most recently produced the music film “One Direction: This Is Us”. The alliance is expected to release their first hybrid animated […]

"The LEGO Movie" Home Video Release Date & Details Set

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Warner Home Video has dated Phil Lord and Christopher Miller’s The LEGO Movie for release on Blu-ray and DVD on June 17th, 2014 and on digital platforms starting May 20th. Both the 2-disc Blu-ray / DVD release and the single-disc DVD release, retailing for $35.99 and $28.98 respectively, will include the following special features: Feature […]

"The Lego Movie" Becomes First Film of 2014 to Break $400M Internationally

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The Hollywood Reporter notes that The Lego Movie has become the first film of 2014 to break $400 million in ticket sales internationally, with $248.3 million in US ticket sales and $152.2 million internationally for a worldwide total of $400.5 million through Sunday. The total puts it $100 million ahead of its closest competitor in […]

Australia's Animal Logic VFX Studio Splits Into 3 Divisions

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The Hollywood Reporter notes that Australia’s visual and digital effects studio Animal Logic is splitting into three specialist subsidiaries: a feature-animation division, a visual effects division, and a feature film development arm based in Los Angeles that will focus on developing a slate of animation. The studio has worked on several recently released animated features, […]

Awesomeness Continues for "The Lego Movie" with $31.45M in Week 3

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The Lego Movie continued its dominance at the US domestic box office, claiming the top spot for the third week in a row with $31.45 million in ticket sales (estimated). The number represents another relatively soft 36.9% drop from the prior week, and brings its cumulative domestic gross to $183.16 million. As with last week’s […]

She’s A Brick House: Lego 2 On The Way

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As is the movie studio modus operandi these days, your sequel must be announced either before the first movie has been released or shortly afterward and “The Lego Movie” is no different as Warner Bros waited all of two weeks after the release of “The Lego Movie” to announce that a sequel is now on […]

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