Film Review: ‘The Light Between Oceans’ has class but falters the message of love

A film full of class, and one of the most aesthetically beautiful films to grace the screens this year, Derek Cianfrance’s “The Light Between Oceans” manages some tender and enchanting moments.  With that said, it stumbles and falters in certain executions of character motivation and generic story structure.  Cianfrance has performed remarkably well in his other […]

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OSCARS: How close are we to an animated Best Picture winner?

Like many who grew up during the Disney Renaissance, I have long believed that Animated Films can be just as important as your run of the mill dramas. I also believe that films like “Big Hero 6” or “How to Train Your Dragon” can be more impactful for young filmmakers than “oscar bait.” Animation teaches […]

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Top 10: Best Animated Sequels To Date

The art of the sequel is hard to perfect, as we’ve seen already countless times this summer. The temptation to revisit tried and true characters is sometimes too great and many times studios want to strike while the iron is hot and end up rushing a sequel without a strong story. Only rarely is there […]

‘VOLTRON’ Showrunners & WonderCon Panel Announced!

VOLTRON returns in 2016 with an all-new Netflix Original Series from DreamWorks Animation Television! Join  Executive Producer Joaquim Dos Santos (The Legend of Korra, Avatar: The Last Airbender), Co-Executive Producer Lauren Montgomery (The Legend of Korra), writer Tim Hedrick (The Legend of Korra, Avatar: The Last Airbender) and special guests at WonderCon 2016 to learn all about Voltron: Legendary Defender! WonderCon Panel: DreamWorks Animation’s […]

Oscar Updates Continue with Screenplays, Animated Feature, and Production Design

Oscar Predictions continue here and with the acting categories getting the updates last week, I thought it was time to start breaking down the “non-major” categories in groups.  Honestly, these are some of the more exciting races because the technical merits of films this year have been the most astounding and have made this year […]

Enjoy all the family fun of “Turbo” on Blu-ray November 12!

Details below. LOS ANGELES, CA – Laugh it up with the visually stunning, heartfelt comedy-adventure for fans of all ages this holiday season! “Fresh, fast and funny” (Lou Lumenick, New York Post) and garnering four stars from Shawn Edwards with Fox TV, DreamWorks Animation’s TURBO has been hailed by critics as “pure family fun” (Jeff Craig, Sixty Second Preview) […]

TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL: ‘The Fifth Estate’ Stumbles with Audiences

For the past few months I’ve said, “I’m pretty WikiLeaked out.” Earlier this year, Focus Features released the intelligent, although a bit sloppy, recount of the WikiLeaks phenomenon in We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks.  We’ve seen this real story unfold for years now in the media via CNN and the Today Show.  Julian Assange […]

First Poster for Bill Condon’s WikiLeaks Drama, ‘The Fifth Estate’

DreamWorks has unveiled the first poster for Bill Condon’s WikiLeaks film, The Fifth Estate. Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Julian Assange, and the story focuses on his and Daniel Domscheit-Berg’s (Daniel Brühl) relationship and the early days of the controversial website. The Fifth Estate has been selected to open the Toronto International Film Festival, and many expect it […]

For Your Consideration Sites and Campaigns Gear Up!

The studios have started activating their “FYC (For Your Consideration)” websites and listing their contenders for each film for the 2013 Academy Awards.  Some interesting things already happening is Anne Hathaway’s turn in The Dark Knight Rises will be campaigned as a Lead performance by Warner Brothers.  The same company will also push Tom Hanks […]

AMC to Host a Conversation with Spielberg and Day-Lewis Live on Yahoo! Movies

If you have any questions about Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film, Lincoln, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, now would be the time to ask. Dreamworks Pictures is working with AMC Theatres to deliver a Live Q&A that will be accessible only on Yahoo! See the press release after the jump for more details, and have your inquiries ready.

Spielberg, Gordon-Levitt, and Google Play Team Up for Lincoln Trailer Premiere

On September 13th, Google Play is teaming up with the people at DreamWorks Pictures to deliver the premiere of Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln trailer. The director and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (who stars in the film) will be on hand for the highly anticipated debut, which will include a live conversation with the two stars as well. Here is […]