As Mipcom's 2016 country of honor, Japan has been selected for its "spirit of imagination." And a big reason is the upcoming centennial of Japanese animation. The Japanimation industry has a long…
Richard Carlton, a former executive at Trans Lux Television who brought such cartoon hits as “Felix the Cat” and “Speed Racer” to American audiences and later oversaw the International Emmy Awards…
HONG KONG – South Korea's Ministry of National Defense announced Thursday that it will punish three celebrities and five support staff serving in the military. They were found guilty of visiting…
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Netflix has added another original program to its streaming slate, this time from “Matrix” creators the Wachowskis. “Sense8,” a sci-fi thriller, is described as a global tale of minds linked and…
Glum, overengineered "Yoshimi" is a concept in search of a demographic, much effort expended to remarkably little effect.
As it ends a 25-year relationship with Joel Silver, Warner Bros. will pay the prolific producer around $30 million for the rights to more than 30 of his films produced under the Silver Pictures…
Since taking over Studio Babelsberg in 2004, Charlie Woebcken and Christoph Fisser have attracted a slew of high-profile international filmmakers to Berlin, overseeing the facility's expansion and…
There are five new wide releases playing over the long Labor Day weekend -- more than ever before for the holiday -- in a fitting end to a summer that's been full of surprises.
When Warner Bros. announced plans in 2006 to team with producer Joel Silver and the Wachowskis on a long-hoped-for bigscreen version of cult-fave toon "Speed Racer," execs were no doubt thinking big…
True to its origins as a '60s Japanese animated kiddie favorite, "Speed Racer" blasts into cultural prominence four decades later as an ultra-cartoony actioner defined by its Day-Glo colors…
Before rolling into theaters May 9, "Speed Racer" made a pit stop at the Nokia Theater on Saturday for a downtown L.A. premiere.