Latest News on Monster House

September 18, 2008

Kenan and Zemeckis Reunite for Airman

Director Gil Kenan and producer Robert Zemeckis, the duo that brought you "Monster House," have announced plans to film an adaptation of "Artemis Fowl" author Eoin Colfer's book "Airman." More…

July 31, 2007

Sony Planning Three More Motion Capture Flicks

You know that fancy "motion capture animation" technique that's been employed in The Polar Express, Monster House, and the upcoming Beowulf? Looks like Sony Imageworks is planning no less than three more projects using the technology. Some of 'em without Robert Zemeckis! More…

July 26, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Mmmmmmmmmmm Box Office Feast!

Bart, Lisa, and the whole gang from Springfield will charge into multiplexes across North America and much of the world this weekend in the highly anticipated animated comedy The Simpsons Movie which looks to easily conquer the box office. More…

February 9, 2007

Zemeckis & Lasseter to Deliver CG "John Carter of Mars"?

OK, a whole bunch of bloggers are falling all over each other to report this "speculation," but if they're on to something, it's a pretty big story. Well, a big story for movie geeks, anyway. Not an important news story like a fire or a basketball game, obviously. More…

January 15, 2007

The Golden Globes Are Here, And They're Spectacular...Wins for Mirren, Whitaker, "Dreamgirls" and "Babel"

Sound the alarms! Tonight's telecast (8pm EST) of the 64th Annual Golden Globes Awards signaled the real start of Oscar mania, so check out our list of winners...and weigh in with your own two cents on who won, who should've won, and who definitely should not have worn what. RESULTS IN NOW!! More…

December 14, 2006

"Babel," "Departed," And A Few Surprises Lead Golden Globes Nominations

"Babel"'s back in the game as this year's Golden Globes nominations were announced, including many expected Oscar pics -- and a few smaller surprises. More…

September 28, 2006

Critical Consensus: 'Tis Not The "Season," "Guardian" Lacks Defenders, And "School" Flunks

This week at the movies, we've got jive talking woodland creatures ("Open Season," with Martin Lawrence and Ashton Kutcher). We've got a school for Coast Guard rescue swimmers ("The Guardian," starring Kevin Coster and Kutcher again). And we've got a school...for scoundrels ("School for Scoundrels," starring Billy Bob Thornton and Jon Heder). Which of these flicks will get a passing grade from critics? More…

September 15, 2006

DreamWorks to Bring "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" to the Big Screen

Fans of the classic "Rocky & Bullwinkle Show" probably spent 180 minutes cringing through the films "Boris & Natasha" and "The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle," but that won't stop DreamWorks Animation from bringing some more of the R&B characters to cinematic life. Get ready for "Mr. Peabody & Sherman: The Movie." More…

August 24, 2006

"Monster House" & "Nightmare Before Christmas" Make 3-D Returns

A pair of well-received (and mildly spooky) animated films are primed to make their theatrical comebacks ... and in 3-D, no less. Sony's "Monster House" will pop back in on October 6th, while Disney's cult classic "The Nightmare Before Christmas" arrives on October 20th. (Did I mention that they're both in 3-D now?) More…

August 20, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Snakes Opens at #1, But Lacks Bite

Samuel L. Jackson's much-talked-about thriller Snakes on a Plane landed in first place at the North American box office this weekend, but lacked the kind of bite that was expected given all the media attention and internet buzz that surrounded the film. More…

August 14, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Talladega Nights" Stays #1, "Step Up" Surprises

Despite a pair of newcomers close behind in its rearview mirror, Will Ferrell's hit comedy Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby finished in first place for the second consecutive weekend to retain its North American box office trophy. More…

August 7, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Will Ferrell Scores His First #1 Opening with Talladega Nights

Comedy superstar Will Ferrell scored his first-ever number one opening in a lead role with the stronger-than-expected debut of his latest hit Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby which left all competitors in the dust at the North American box office. More…

July 31, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Miami Vice" Knocks Pirates From #1 Spot

Detectives Crockett and Tubbs shot their way to number one in North America with the cop thriller Miami Vice which finally managed to knock the megablockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest out of the top spot. More…

July 27, 2006

Box Office Preview: Miami Vice Turns Up B.O. Heat

With cops, drug dealers, and lots of bullets flying, the action film Miami Vice hits theaters across North America this weekend with its aim squarely on the number one spot. Young kids, meanwhile, will be offered another animated film in the form of The Ant Bully while teens get a new high school comedy in John Tucker Must Die. The overall box office should continue to be much healthier than last year as the Jack Sparrow-dominated month of July comes to a close. More…

July 24, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Pirates" Passes $300M; "Lady" Stumbles

Johnny Depp made this weekend's four new releases walk the plank as his megablockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest became the first film of the year to spend three consecutive frames at number one and zoomed past the $300M mark in record time. More…

July 20, 2006

Box Office Preview: Will Lady Sink Pirates in the Water?

Directors take center stage this weekend providing starpower to four new films opening in North American theaters all hoping to take down reigning box office king Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. More…

July 20, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Lady" Is All Wet; "Ex" Is Not Super; "House" Is Scary, "Clerks" Is Funny

This week we've got some magic in ordinary dwellings (M. Night Shyamalan's "Lady in the Water" and "Monster House") and some funny couples ("My Super Ex-Girlfriend," with Uma Thurman and Luke Wilson, and Kevin Smith's "Clerks II," featuring Jay and Silent Bob). What do the critics have to say? More…

July 11, 2006

Spencer Locke On "Monster House" and Motion-Capture

On a recent visit to the set of "Resident Evil: Extinction," RT had a chance to speak with young actress Spencer Locke about her next film, "Monster House," which opens July 21. More…

June 26, 2006

Early Reactions to "Zodiac," "Monster House," and "Killshot"

I won't read 'em, for personal and professional reasons, but Dark Horizons has posted some early viewer reviews for movies like David Fincher's "Zodiac," John Madden's "Killshot," and Gil Kenan's "Monster House." More…

June 8, 2006

New "Superman" and "Monster" Posters

Big fan of the one-sheets? Can't wait to see "Superman Returns" and/or "Monster House"? Then head on over to JoBlo's for your first peek at the new posters for both flicks. More…

May 1, 2006

Trailer Bulletin: Monster House

One of the summer's more anticipated CGI features is Sony's "Monster House," and Apple Quicktime has just posted the first full trailer for the family-friendly monster mash. Click right here for the goods. More…

April 28, 2006

Uma Thurman's "Ex"-Rated Poster

We've been reporting on "My Super Ex-Girlfriend" since the screenplay was first snapped up, so it's cool to see that the flick semi-sped through production and is now starting to dole out the promotional material. IGN FilmForce has an exclusive look at the brand-new poster for the Luke Wilson / Uma Thurman super-hero rom-com ... and it's pretty cute. More…

December 15, 2005

"Ghost Rider" Leaps from July '06 to February '07

Sony's rather expensive "Ghost Rider" adaptation, which stars Nicolas Cage as a flame-headed butt-kicker from beyond the grave, will now have a few extra months to work on his chopper. The studio recently announced that the Rider won't make his debut until early 2007. More…

November 14, 2005

Trailer Bulletin: Monster House

You won't be able to appreciate the "Monster House" in all its spooky splendor until July 21st, but there's a brand-new teaser trailer that doles out just enough of the animated goods to keep us excited about the flick. Click here to check it out for yourself. More…

July 18, 2005

"Monster House" to Get the 3-D Treatment in Digital Theaters

When the Robert Zemeckis-produced animated adventure "Monster House" hits movie screens next July, a handful of theaters will offer you the 3-D experience. Created with the stop-motion animation style used in last year's "Polar Express," "Monster House" is about "three kids who must battle a house determined to eat every trick-or-treater on Halloween." More…