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How to Build the Most Human Characters From Interstellar at Home Even those who crossed their arms and harumphed in displeasure when the credits rolled on Interstellar have to give it up for the design team that grafted beauty and sleek design onto the 2001-echoing DNA of the movie. One of the most 2001-echoing parts was the group of monoliths, spray-painted silver and given artificial intelligence.

Review: DreamWorks Animation's 'Home' Starring Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez And Jim Parsons DreamWorks Animation, as a company, is poised at a precarious juncture. The animation studio, founded by former Disney exec Jeffrey Katzenberg and, at one point, a genuine challenger to their throne, has been crippled by a string of financial disappointments which have led to a dramatic corporate restructuring, consolidation of efforts. There is talk that, if things continue like they have, insolvency by 2019 will ensue. Last year DWA released three movies.

It’s not uncommon for R-rated movies to put out an “unrated” (and therefore sexier and/or bloodier) cut for the home video market. But Mortdecai, unconventional rogue that he is, is going the other direction. Lionsgate is releasing a PG-13 version of the Johnny Depp flop through Digital HD. You know, to reach all those ninth graders who were dying to see a 52-year-old actor play a character from the 1970s. More on the Mortdecai PG-13 release after the jump.  Forbes reports Mortdecai will be available in a few different forms this spring.


Review: Home

JoBlo - Sun, 2015-03-22 23:17

Review: Home PLOT: Oh is an impossibly dopey alien who finds himself on the run from his own race. When he discovers a teenage girl searching for her mother - one of the many humans that Oh’s people transplanted to Australia - the two must work together to find a place they both belong. REVIEW: In the new film from DreamWorks Animation, an alien race has taken over the planet Earth, and made it their own. Yet this odd race... Read More...

Weekend Box Office Report: March 13-15, 2015 Cinderella is queen of the box office! Moviegoers were looking for some fairy tale romance this weekend, putting CINDERELLA at #1 with an estimated $70 million! Disney's live-action update didn't have any major stars (Lily James is probably best known from "Downton Abbey" and her Prince Charming is former "Game of Thrones" King in the North Richard... Read More...

Big Hero 6 Now 2014's Highest-Grossing Animated Movie Disney's Big Hero 6 has earned over $620 million globally, becoming the highest-grossing animated movie of 2014. With $221 million of its total coming from the domestic box office, Big Hero 6 is Walt Disney Animation Studios' third biggest domestic release of all time.

Hotel Transylvania 2 Teaser Trailer Flaps In The Drac Pack is back back backWith the original Hotel Transylvania earning more than $358 million worldwide following its release in 2012, the sequel was ordered later that same year. Now, with a few new cast additions and what will hopefully be a fresh spin on the story, Hotel Transylvania 2 is headed our way later this year. Check out the first teaser trailer for the film below. Hotel Transylvania 2 is set a few years after the events of the first film and it appears things are changing for the better.

‘Home’ Review: Jim Parsons and Rihanna Team Up for Small Fry Sci-Fi The latest 3D computer-animated film for kids from embattled DreamWorks Animation isn’t likely to rake in “Shrek”-sized dollars, or to make a critical splash like “How to Train Your Dragon.” At the same time, “Home” with its gentle and genial sense of both humor and action, will divert young children remarkably well, from the sci-fi slapstick to the deftly-handled deeper emotions. Perhaps the greatest portion of the credit for “Home” should go to director Tim Johnson (“Antz,” “Over the Hedge”), who’s created an

New 4D ‘Lego Movie’ Short Film Will Debut at Legoland The Lego Movie will be followed by several big screen sequels and spin-offs. The direct sequel just landed a director and will be out in 2018. A Ninjago spin-off will come out in 2016 and the Lego Batman spin-off will be out in 2017. But we now know that’s not all. We’re going to get a sort-of sequel later this year. Just not on the big screen. LEGO has announced later this year, their LEGOLAND theme parks and Discover Centers will debut a brand new 4D short film based on The Lego Movie, featuring Emmet and Wyldstyle.

Box Office: SpongBob Surprises with $55.4 Million Opening After American Sniper blew my mind only a few weeks ago, it’s now time for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water to shine with one of the best February debuts ever. Oh my, where did this $55.4 million start even come from, seriously? It’s ridiculous, even adjusting for inflation the opening weekend of the […] Read Box Office: SpongBob Surprises with $55.4 Million Opening on Filmonic.

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