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Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019
Netflix has entered into a multi-year overall deal with Darla Anderson (Coco, Cars, Toy Story 3), the Academy Award, Golden Globe, and BAFTA award-winning producer. At Netflix, Anderson will develop and produce new animated and live action projects, both feature films and series, for...
Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018
Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk (Warner Bros.) won the marquee live-action feature honor for Best Sound Mixing at the 54th Annual Cinema Audio Society (CAS) Awards held Saturday night (2/24) in Los Angeles. The audio team recognized for its efforts on Dunkirk consists of production...
Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018
Ferocious female-led tragicomedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was the big winner Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated the ceremony.
Martin McDonagh’s film about a bereaved mother...
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018
War for the Planet of the Apes (Twentieth Century Fox) scored four Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards on Tuesday night (2/13), including the marquee honor for outstanding VFX in a photoreal feature. The 16th annual competition’s other top award, for best effects in an animated feature...
Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017
The animated family film "Coco" has topped the box office for a third time on a quiet, pre "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" weekend in theaters.
Disney estimated Sunday that "Coco" added $18.3 million, which would bring its domestic total to $135.5 million.
The weekend's sole new wide...
Monday, Dec. 4, 2017
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations for its 45th Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. Leading the way with 13 nominations was Pixar Animation Studios’ Coco. Scoring 10 nods was Cartoon Saloon/Aircraft...
Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017
In a sleepy post-Thanksgiving weekend at the box office, Pixar's "Coco" remained the top film for the second straight week while a number of Oscar contenders packed theaters in specialty release.
"Coco" again easily led all films with $26.1 million in the U.S. and Canada, according to...
Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017
Pixar's "Coco" sang its way to the fourth best Thanksgiving weekend ever with an estimated $71.2 million over the five-day weekend, a total that easily toppled Warner Bros.' "Justice League."
"Coco" rode strong reviews and an A-plus CinemaScore from audiences to the top spot at the...
Monday, Nov. 20, 2017
Pixar films have never been shy about death. The "Toy Story" films are, in part, about mortality. The poetic highlight of "Up" is a wordless sequence of a spouse's passing. The Earth, itself, was left for dead in "Wall-E."
But Pixar plunges fully into the afterlife in "Coco," a brightly...
Friday, Nov. 10, 2017
Twenty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 90th Academy Awards®.
The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are:
- “The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales”
- “Birdboy: The Forgotten Children”
- “The ...