Reveals the secret life of forgotten toys, reflects the lo-fi end of an in vogue animation style.
A premise that could easily support horror-movie cliches takes a decidedly anti-commercial approach to the material.
Release date: Aug. 14 Distrib: Sony If the Academy expanded its best picture race to answer last year's “Dark Knight” snub, then the Peter Jackson-produced “District 9″ is precisely the type of film…
Release date: Nov. 13 Distrib: Fox Searchlight For director Wes Anderson, it's all been leading up to this. The divisive director — beloved by some, derided by others and only once nominated for an…
Release date: Sept. 18 Distrib: Warner Bros. Blending the Midwestern caricatures of “Fargo” with the whistle-blowing intrigue of “The Insider,” director Steven Soderbergh's latest film manages to…
For those who follow the fine print, the animated feature category can actually be Oscar's most nail-biting race.
With 20 films competing, the category expands to five noms. These are the animated features chasing those slots.
The Oscar animated feature race is getting crowded.
Gary Raksis has been named chief financial officer of Laika, filling a position that has been vacant since Alan Keith departed the Portland, Ore.,-based animation studio last December.
DreamWorks Animation general counsel Katherine Kendrick will ankle the animation biz to pursue philanthropic activities when her contract expires in December.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%