We chatted with Joseph Kosinski, the director of the highly anticipated TRON: LEGACY, which opens today from Disney.
Bill Desowitz reports back from Toronto and London with an exclusive preview of the first animated feature from Elton John's Rocket Pictures.
I haven’t been this disappointed by a Walt Disney sci-fi movie since The Black Hole. Maybe I walked in with unrealistic expectations of seeing something as groundbreaking, and visually thrilling as the 1982 original. The trailer looked tremendous and the idea of revisiting a ‘visionary’ film (the first Tron does indeed deserve that now-overused adjective) with 21st century effects – and with the same actors playing the same characters they did in the original, only middle-aged – seemed irresistible.
Two producers discuss the theatrical Road Runner/Wile E. Coyote shorts and the upcoming Looney Tunes Show.
The world's funniest evil genius saw his plans for world domination come true when Despicable Me made off with first-day sales on Blu-ray, DVD and digital download of nearly $25 million on December 14.
It has been nearly thirty years since the original TRON made waves with its then groundbreaking visual effects. Visual effects have caught up with the visionary ideas of the digital world of the original, making the sequel a visual treat. Unfortunately, the story is less compelling.
Oscar nominated screenwriter David Reynolds (Finding Nemo) has been hired to write an untitled animated feature film based on an original story by animation veteran Stephan Franck (Iron Giant, Despicable Me) who will also direct.
In touting his Golden Globe nomination for DreamWorks' HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, director Chris Sanders told AWN that he is most excited about the fact that "people have been treating it like a movie. Animators or not, people are talking about it in terms of the lighting and the acting, which is really thrilling because animation has come into its own."
Read about the latest VFX magic conjured for a Narnia voyage at sea with MPC, Framestore, Cinesite, The Senate and The Mill.
Michael Apted has directed the latest installment of The Chronicles of Narnia, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, produced by Twentieth Century Fox and Walden Media.
Despite a soft opening, Fox-Walden's THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER bested Columbia's THE TOURIST in their opening weekend at the U.S. box office for Dec. 10-12, 2010.
Prime Focus, the global visual entertainment services company, has completed the full 3D conversion of the eagerly-awaited Christmas blockbuster The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader, which was released in the UK on Friday 10 December.
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that it will bring Me and My Shadow, an original project, to the big screen in March of 2013.
IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and The Walt Disney Studios announced today that the IMAX release of TRON: Legacy, a 3D high-tech adventure about a father and son who embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually stunning cyber universe, features more than 43 minutes of footage specifically designed to take advantage of the premium IMAX Experience.
As the Oscar race for VFX heats up, Bill Desowitz reports back with a second look at Alice in Wonderland.
Ang Lee's LIFE OF PI has added Irrfan Khan, Gerard Depardieu and Adil Hussain to its cast, reports Variety.
Coming off his Japanese live-action hit SPACE BATTLESHIP YAMATO, director Takashi Yamazaki has set the 3-D CG animated feature, FRIENDS: MONONOKE SHIMA NO NAKI, as his next project, reports Variety.
Liam Neeson confirmed to The Belfast Telegraph that the CLASH OF THE TITANS sequel would be titled WRATH OF THE TITANS.
In the most overtly allegorical of C.S. Lewis' NARNIA series, the heroes battle the demons inside rather than white witches or evil kings. While director Michael Apted never mentions any one religion, the Christian undertones of this installment are more apparent than any of the other films. Vanity, jealousy, greed and pride are the villains here.
Disney's TANGLED makes the rare move and takes the top spot at the U.S. box office for the first time in its second week in theaters.
In an interview with Empire, DreamWorks' Jeffrey Katzenberg laid out the company's plans for sequels to its hit franchises.