September 24, 2008
Get Drawn to RT's Best Animated Films!
Animated films: they ain't just cartoons anymore. Nor have they been for quite some time. RT celebrates the imaginative, dazzling world of animation with out countdown of the best-reviewed animated films of all time.
June 19, 2007
Aardman Announces New Slate!
Only a few months after severing ties with DreamWorks Animation, the mad geniuses at Aardman hooked up with Sony's animation division. And now they're announcing their next movies.
April 3, 2007
After DreamWorks Split, Aardman Animation Hooks Up with Sony
Big fan of the Aardman Animation flicks? Well, you are if you dug "Chicken Run," "Flushed Away," and "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit." Unfortunately those last two flicks didn't make enough money to keep DreamWorks happy, which is why Aardman now has a new home at Sony.
April 4, 2006
Trailer Bulletin: Charlotte's Web
It's not hosted in an "official" capacity, so if you want to be the first kid on your block to check out the brand-new trailer for "Charlotte's Web," you'll have to do it at YouTube.com. (I'll switch the link over to the official trailer site once Paramount wakes up and addresses the issue, kind of exactly like what happened yesterday with Fox and the "Simpsons" teaser.)
February 7, 2006
"Shrek" Helmer Catches Barker's "Thief"
The Hollywood Reporter brings news of a new partnership that should please all the Clive Barker fans out there: Seems that "Shrek 2" co-director Kelly Asbury will head over to live-action territory and direct a long-awaited adaptation of Mr. Barker's "The Thief of Always."
October 6, 2005
Critical Consensus: "Curse" Is A Blessing, "Shoes" Fit
This week at the movies brings us stories of camaraderie. We have a man and his dog ("Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit"), sisters ("In Her Shoes"), disgruntled restaurant employees ("Waiting..."), and men who bond over gambling ("Two for the Money"). Which of these films will get some love from the critics?
May 13, 2005
Cleese Gets "Crood" for DreamWorks
Former Monty Python member and seriously funny fellow John Cleese will be writing the screenplay for DreamWorks' just-announced "Crood Awakening," which will be an animated comedy about cavemen. Aardman Entertainment ("Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit," "Chicken Run") will be partnering with DreamWorks ("Shrek"), and it was Aardman gurus Peter Lord and David Sproxton who came up with the original idea.