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2013 Walt Disney Movie Lineup Looking Strong

The beginning of 2012 was not kind to Disney Studios. Feeling the burn of the failed John Carter and the not so successful, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, it wasn’t looking good for Disney Studios. Although they managed to turn it around by the… Read More »2013 Walt Disney Movie Lineup Looking Strong

Alice In Wonderland’s 3D Problem

Can Disney’s Alice In Wonderland slay the Blue beast that is Avatar? We’re going to find out in about 3 weeks. But first, it will have to push the popular film from its perch inside the various IMAX an 3D theaters around the globe. That… Read More »Alice In Wonderland’s 3D Problem

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Vudu is offering HD movies online the same day they’re released on DVD. Owners of Vudu’s set-top box, which costs $399, use a high-speed Internet connection to watch the movies they rent and to download the ones they buy. Movies usually are released in staggered windows in different formats — DVD, online through Xbox Live… Read More »More Home Viewing News

CBS Get COO For New Film Division

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John Eggerton and Jim Benson of Broadcasting & Cable report that CBS has hired former Paramount executive Bruce Tobey as Chief Operating Officer of their feature film start-up, CBS Feature Films.  Since Viacom (parent of Paramount Pictures) and CBS split over a year ago, CBS has been looking to grow into areas where it will… Read More »CBS Get COO For New Film Division

Studios Discover the Spending of Families, Faithful

Gina Piccalo of the Los Angeles Times examines a recent trend of some major studios to cater to or at least market to specialized markets, such as religious communities, and families in general who are looking for cleaner entertainment. Instead of focusing only on what the critics in Los Angeles and New York say, they… Read More »Studios Discover the Spending of Families, Faithful

Joe Ranft: the legacy…

The shockwaves from Pixar Animator and Story man Joe Ranft’s death continue to spread across the internet and the world. Searches on his name now rank number 3 on technorati and reflections on how Ranft’s work and life continue to be posted. Ranft’s death is immensely sad news for the creators and fans of animation… Read More »Joe Ranft: the legacy…