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Blogs PRINCE OF PERSIA: THE SANDS OF TIME (2010) (***)

Mike Newell's film is the best movie adapted from a video game made thus far. It also happens to be the first good movie based on a video game. But the bar was set pretty low so Prince Dastan could easily jump over it with the help of Mr. Spectacle producer Jerry Bruckheimer. While I'll probably need the sands of time to travel back and remember the film by the end of the summer, the journey while I was sitting in the theater was a nice trip.

Headline News DreamWorks Announces Cast & New Date for Kung Fu Panda 2

DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that Gary Oldman, Michelle Yeoh, Jean Claude Van Damme and Victor Garber will join Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross and James Hong in its upcoming film, "Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom," which is now scheduled to be released on May 27, 2011 (Memorial Day weekend). The previously announced release date was June 3, 2011.

Headline News HP Technology Helps DreamWorks Bring Shrek Forever After in 3-D to Life

The power of HP technology and the creativity of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) fuse once again as the studio’s final chapter to the Shrek film series, “Shrek Forever After,” hits theatres Friday in 3-D.

Headline News BOXX Introduces Revolutionary Personal Rendering System

BOXX Technologies, the leading authority on dedicated rendering and innovator in high-performance computing systems for visual effects, post production, animation, product design, and advanced visualization, today introduced renderPRO, the industry’s first personal, dedicated rendering module.

Headline News Pixar's Morris to Keynote SIGGRAPH 2010

Jim Morris, general manager and EVP of production at Pixar Animation Studios, will give one of the keynote presentations at SIGGRAPH 2010, the 37th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques.

Blogs The Filmmaker’s Toolbox Continues to Expand – On Set Pre-Viz and Compositing

The Previzion system allows the user to pre-composite on set thereby greatly reducing the labor required for post production compositing. This will prove a great asset to editors as they will have clean, possibly final versions of green screen shots that they can rely upon while cutting the film.

Headline News Whedon, Super Size Director Team for Comic-Con Doc

SUPER SIZE ME director Morgan Spurlock is teaming with Joss Whedon, Stan Lee, Ain't It Cool News' Harry Knowles and Legendary Pictures' head Thomas Tull for the documentary, COMIC-CON EPISODE FOUR: A FAN'S HOPE, reports VARIETY.

Headline News Newell and Bruckheimer Talk Prince of Persia

At a recent press junket in London (conducted virtually with local online journos) director Mike Newell, said he looked at everything from The Thief of Bagdad to Lawrence of Arabia to Raiders of the Lost Ark in making Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (May 28, Disney).

Headline News Shrek Forever After Opens in Record Number of IMAX Theatres

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq:DWA) today announced that its highly anticipated final chapter in the Shrek film series and the first in 3D, Shrek Forever After, will open in 194 IMAX theatres domestically on May 21, 2010, simultaneous with the film's wide release.

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