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August 8, 2013

Chicken Soup for the Soul Will Be a Movie Opens in new window

Of course it will be. More...

September 24, 2008

Get Drawn to RT's Best Animated Films! Opens in new window

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. More...

October 4, 2007

Wallace & Gromit Returning for Christmas 2008 Opens in new window

Good news, Wallace and Gromit fans: Aardman will soon be bringing the duo back to a (small) screen near you. More...

June 19, 2007

Aardman Announces New Slate! Opens in new window

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. More...

April 3, 2007

After DreamWorks Split, Aardman Animation Hooks Up with Sony Opens in new window

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. More...

November 2, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Borat" Best Reviewed Film Of Year: High-Five!; "Flushed Away" Worth A Spin; "Santa Clause 3" Gets Coal Opens in new window

This week at the movies brings us the profound discoveries of a great Kazak journalist ("Borat," starring Sacha Baron Cohen), a battle between Santa and Jack Frost ("The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause," starring Tim Allen), and a tale of rats in the sewer ("Flushed Away," featuring the voice work of Kate Winslet and Hugh Jackman). What do the critics have to say? More...

April 4, 2006

Trailer Bulletin: Charlotte's Web Opens in new window

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.) More...

February 7, 2006

"Shrek" Helmer Catches Barker's "Thief" Opens in new window

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." More...

October 10, 2005

In Other News...Wallace & Gromit Up at Box Office, Down in Flames Opens in new window

Only a day after "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit" topped the box office in its stateside debut, a roaring warehouse blaze is feared to have destroyed most, if not all, props and awards from the animated duo's entire cinematic history. More...

October 6, 2005

Critical Consensus: "Curse" Is A Blessing, "Shoes" Fit Opens in new window

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? More...

September 12, 2005

Toronto Film Fest: "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit" Opens in new window

Nick Park's previous collaboration with Dreamworks resulted in the critical and box office smash "Chicken Run." It grossed $107M at the domestic box office and was the winner of the The Golden Tomato Award for 2000 with a near perfect 97 percent on the Tomatometer. More...

May 13, 2005

Cleese Gets "Crood" for DreamWorks Opens in new window

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. More...

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