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  • Drawing inspiration between the lines of animation

    Drawing inspiration between the lines of animation
    As feature animation becomes an increasingly crowded field, the pressure to create appealing and enduring characters with thrift and speed has intensified. Five directors recently came together for the Envelope Animation Round Table to discuss the...
  • Disney unveils plan for first animated Marvel film

    Disney unveils plan for first animated Marvel film
    The studio behind the animated fantasies "Bambi," "Dumbo" and '"The Lion King" has a new kind of hero tale on the way — a Marvel Comics one. Walt Disney Animation Studios on Thursday announced plans to release "Big Hero 6," an action-comedy inspired...
  • 'The Croods' and 'Little Mermaid' top DVD and Blu-ray sales chart

    'The Croods' and 'Little Mermaid' top DVD and Blu-ray sales chart
    A new Stone Age children's comedy and a Disney classic have debuted at the top of the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart. "The Croods," the DreamWorks computer-animated movie about a prehistoric family, was the top-selling title in its first week in release...
  • 'The Conjuring' to scare off pricey 'R.I.P.D.' on crowded weekend

    'The Conjuring' to scare off pricey 'R.I.P.D.' on crowded weekend
    With the low-budget horror film "The Conjuring" poised to win this weekend's box office race, Universal Pictures may soon face a frightening reality. Of the four new films hitting theaters this weekend, the studio's $130-million 3-D action-adventure "R....
  • With 'Conjuring' No. 1, 'R.I.P.D.' may be summer's biggest flop

    With 'Conjuring' No. 1, 'R.I.P.D.' may be summer's biggest flop
    Will "R.I.P.D." go down as the biggest flop of the summer? It's hard to make the distinction, given the number of big-budget misfires that have landed in theaters this season. But according to distributor Universal Pictures, the $130-million action-...
  • Universal Pictures' 'Despicable Me 2' denied release in China

    Universal Pictures' 'Despicable Me 2' denied release in China
    The animated film "Despicable Me 2" has been denied a release in China, a spokesperson for distributor Universal Pictures has confirmed. The 3-D movie, a sequel to the 2010 hit, has grossed $584 million worldwide. And it has been a huge success...
  • 'The Croods' helps DreamWorks Animation profit top expectations

     'The Croods' helps DreamWorks Animation profit top expectations
    With the help of some cavemen, DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. delivered a stronger-than-anticipated profit in the second quarter. The Glendale studio reported net income of $22.2 million, or $0.26 a share, on revenue of $213.4 million during the...
  • CBS has strong quarter, 'The Croods' boosts DreamWorks Animation

    CBS has strong quarter, 'The Croods' boosts DreamWorks Animation
    After the coffee. Before figuring out a vacation. The Skinny: Another day inside the Beverly Hilton at the TV press tour. There are worse fates in life. Thursday's headlines include lots of earnings results (DreamWorks Animation, CBS, Sony) and some...
  • Entertainment and cable stocks rise on strong earnings

    Entertainment and cable stocks rise on strong earnings
    It's been a good couple of days for entertainment and cable companies. Shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., CBS Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. rose Thursday after those companies reported strong quarterly earnings.  Glendale-based DreamWorks...
  • Streamlined 21st Century Fox posts higher revenue and profit

    Streamlined 21st Century Fox posts higher revenue and profit
    Unshackled from its publishing properties, Rupert Murdoch's pared-down entertainment company, 21st Century Fox, generated higher fiscal fourth-quarter profit and revenue. Murdoch's former News Corp. empire divided on June 28 into two separately traded...
  • Are Hollywood studios cranking out too many animated films?

    Are Hollywood studios cranking out too many animated films?
    When it comes to computer-animated movies, studios seemingly can't get enough of talking animals, planes, cars, monsters, cavemen, snails and little blue creatures who live in mushrooms. But there are signs that the abundance of animated movies may be...