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March 23, 2009

RT on DVD: Bolt, Bond, and Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter Opens in new window

It's a good week for Watchmen fans, as the highly anticipated animated short Tales of the Black Freighter (and the faux-documentary Under the Hood) arrive on shelves. Animation fans should also check out Disney's Certified Fresh adventure Bolt, which debuted on Blu-ray on Sunday but is available this week on DVD. Adrenaline junkies have a few titles to choose from, including the latest James Bond adventure (Quantum of Solace) and, in anticipation of the upcoming fourth film, The Fast & the Furious trilogy set. Indie audiences should look for Kristen Stewart's second star turn in two weeks, after last Saturday's Twilight DVD debut (The Cake Eaters), while classic movie buffs have their own delights to consider (Criterion's The 400 Blows on Blu-ray). More...

March 16, 2009

RT on DVD: Exclusive Clips From Twilight, Punisher: War Zone Opens in new window

It's a big week for fans of Stephenie Meyer's vampire romance Twilight, which was adapted into the biggest movie phenomenon of 2008 and is headed to shelves this Saturday, March 21. But which exclusive DVD/Blu-ray package should you pick up for your favorite Bella and Edward devotee? For those who react violently at the very mention of Twilight, we've got the perfect antidote: the brutal comic book crime thriller Punisher: War Zone, which reboots Marvel's anti-hero ...again. Also this week, check out Disney's Certified Fresh animated flick Bolt, the Penelope Cruz-Ben Kingsley drama Elegy, and a few classics given the re-mastered treatment (Akira Kurosawa's Dodes'ka-den, the F.W. Murnau box set). Read up on more new releases here. More...

February 13, 2009

Inside Walt Disney Animation Studios - A Photo Tour Opens in new window

Welcome to Walt Disney Animation Studios headquarters in Burbank, California. Adjacent to the main Walt Disney studios lot where the live-action magic happens, and opposite the ABC building, this is Disney's most striking architectural creation. It's the house that the mouse built, with Mickey's tall, blue Wizard hat dominating the building's exterior and reminding all who pass through the front doors of the century's worth of history upon which Disney is founded. Join us as we find out how the Pixar effect is rubbing off inside Walt Disney Animation Studios. More...

February 11, 2009

Video Exclusive: Bolt Behind the Scenes - Characters Opens in new window

Bolt, the story of a canine TV star who finds himself on a cross-country journey when he gets separated from his owner, arrives in UK cinemas this week after a Certified Fresh opening in the US. We're celebrating its release with a trio of exclusive Behind-the-Scenes videos featuring our interviews with Bolt's executive producer John Lasseter, directors Chris Williams and Byron Howard, producer Clark Spencer and supervising animator Clay Kaytis as well as voice talent John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman and Mark Walton. With Lasseter now at the helm of Walt Disney Animation Studios as Chief Creative Officer, we explore whether the company that brought us Bambi, Snow White and Aladdin are now in a position to get back to the business of crafting classics. In our third and final featurette, we explore the casting of the characters and what John Travolta and Miley Cyrus bring to the voices. More...

February 10, 2009

Video Exclusive: Bolt Behind the Scenes - Story Opens in new window

Bolt, the story of a canine TV star who finds himself on a cross-country journey when he gets separated from his owner, arrives in UK cinemas this week after a Certified Fresh opening in the US. We're celebrating its release with a trio of exclusive Behind-the-Scenes videos featuring our interviews with Bolt's executive producer John Lasseter, directors Chris Williams and Byron Howard, producer Clark Spencer and supervising animator Clay Kaytis as well as voice talent John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman and Mark Walton. With Lasseter now at the helm of Walt Disney Animation Studios as Chief Creative Officer, we explore whether the company that brought us Bambi, Snow White and Aladdin are now in a position to get back to the business of crafting classics. In our second featurette we explore the story of the film and why it's the most important thing in the film's creation. More...

February 5, 2009

Video Exclusive: Bolt Behind the Scenes - Design Opens in new window

Bolt, the story of a canine TV star who finds himself on a cross-country journey when he gets separated from his owner, arrives in UK cinemas this week after a Certified Fresh opening in the US. We're celebrating its release with a trio of exclusive Behind-the-Scenes videos featuring our interviews with Bolt's executive producer John Lasseter, directors Chris Williams and Byron Howard, producer Clark Spencer and supervising animator Clay Kaytis as well as voice talent John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman and Mark Walton. With Lasseter now at the helm of Walt Disney Animation Studios as Chief Creative Officer, we explore whether the company that brought us Bambi, Snow White and Aladdin are now in a position to get back to the business of crafting classics. In our first featurette, Bolt's creative team discuss the film's design and the approach they took in crafting the film's visual style and rich characters. More...

January 8, 2009

Broadcast Film Critics Name Critics' Choice Winners Opens in new window

The 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards were given on January 8, 2009, to honor the finest achievements in 2008 filmmaking. A list of nominees follows below, with winners in bold: More...

December 17, 2008

Academy Names 49 Eligible Oscar Songs Opens in new window

The 49 songs in the running for Oscar nominations have been announced, including 11 tunes from the "High School Musical 3" soundtrack. More...

December 9, 2008

New 3D Pixar Short: Exclusive Image and Preview! Opens in new window

Do you need a reason to go see Bolt? How about this: starting Friday, 3D Bolt showings will be preceded by a 3D animated short called Tokyo Mater, based on Pixar's 2006 hit Cars. This may not sound like much if you were already hesitant about watching a talking dog movie, but for some, this is very intriguing; it's the latest step towards revitalizing my favorite mutation of cinema: the animated short. More...

November 30, 2008

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Four Christmases has a lot to be thankful for this weekend Opens in new window

Four Christmases had a sensational Thanksgiving weekend in the number one spot. Bolt picked up the pace while the sun started to set on Twilight. More...

November 21, 2008

Five Favorite Films with John Lasseter Opens in new window

We spoke with Lasseter in his Burbank office for his five favorite movies of all time. He agreed to list them but with one request: "In a John Lasseter top five, I would put a short in front of each of these. Typically, these are Chuck Jones shorts. Can't have a top five without having the shorts." More...

November 20, 2008

Critics Consensus: Twilight Fades, Bolt Electrifies Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we've got angst-ridden teen vampires (Twilight, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson) and celebu-mutts (Bolt, with voice work from John Travolta and Miley Cyrus). What do the critics have to say? More...

November 20, 2008

Box Office Guru Preview: Vampire Love to Rule Multiplexes Opens in new window

With two big films aimed at distinct audiences hitting theaters on Friday, and some strong titles already in the marketplace, the North American box office is set to sizzle. Summit unleashes the highly anticipated teen drama Twilight while Disney counters with the animated film Bolt which will target families. More...

July 24, 2008

RT Photo Preview: What To Watch at Comic-Con Opens in new window

This year's Con kicks off today with Preview Night, followed by four straight days of nonstop panels, unadulterated geekery, and costumed fun. Here we've put together a preview of our own, photo highlights of the hottest movie panels we're looking forward to over the next few days. (Stay tuned for our gallery of the best Comic-Con costumes -- metallic bikini Leia alert!) More...

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