Eric Gitter didn't need a huge Batman movie to tell him that comicbooks were a great place to find material. Like many of his generation, Gitter and siblings Marshall and Lisa were already hooked on…
Pic marketing execs start to road test movies in Toronto, awards season's unofficial opening event. Fewer titles seem to be trawling for early kudo signs this year, with several year-end releases not…
Audiences have been conditioned to expect one or two logos before a movie, most of them forgotten the instant they disappear from screen. But as more movies are hatched via co-production deals, that…
The Criterion seal alone implies a standard of artistic merit, allowing the film to take many audiences by surprise when discovering the true nature of Pier Paolo Pasolini's last, and most…
The "Tropic Thunder" team always knew they were playing with fire; that was half the point of parodying war movies. But the satire isn't sitting well with those who don't see the humor in a white…
As CG toon studios go, Sony Pictures Animation is quite young -- and so is its new president of production. But don't let 29-year-old Hannah Minghella's youth fool you.
Three episodes. That's how long CBS gave Aardman's "Creature Comforts" to find an audience before pulling the plug on the stop-motion series in June 2007.
Time magazine called her the next J.K. Rowling, but Mormon housewife-turned-bestselling novelist Stephenie Meyer quickly defers, "There'll never be anything like that again."
Vanessa Morrison started her career at Fox as an intern back in 1994. Today, she runs the studio's animation division, overseeing such projects as "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!" and the upcoming…
The fans have spoken: In response to pressure from the online community, the cancer subplot prevails in "Fanboys," a raunchy, rough-around-the-edges comedy about five "Star Wars" nuts who fulfill a…