An battle of animated proportions is brewing in the world of primetime toons, which weren't included in the TV Academy's recent decision to expand the base of Emmy voters through at-home judging.
Every year, effects specialists strive to create digital images never before seen onscreen: bigger explosions, more realistic dinosaurs, scarier mummies, more believable talking animals. This year is…
Online went mainstream at MidemNet, the one-day online conference that preceded the venerable Midem music market over the weekend, as industry luminaries took center stage and IBM unveiled its…
Cited for both "Traffic" and "Erin Brockovich," Steven Soderbergh scored a double whammy in the Directors Guild of America nominations Monday, while Cameron Crowe, Ang Lee and Ridley Scott each…
The year 2000 was not one in which visual effects changed dramatically, but many in the industry feel that it was a time of ongoing flux.
Dennis Doty has been appointed producer of the 73rd annual Academy Awards pre-show.
Oscar's best song picks tend to play it safe, says the old saw. Traditional songwriters, popular ballads, middle-of-the-road recording personalities tend to receive the noms, year after year, at the…
Everybody has a favorite scoring stage. Often, composers defer to the scoring mixers to decide which room will provide the best sound for the specific needs of a score and a film. Sometimes, the…
The sound of the tropics runs through Carter Burwell's score to "Before Night Falls," Julian Schnabel's film about the ill-fated Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas. And it was just that exoticism that…
For Curtis Hanson, it was a dream come true, a tangible connection with a musician he has idolized since his youth. The very possibility that Bob Dylan might write a song for Hanson's "Wonder Boys"…
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures