December 20, 2012
Critics Consensus: Jack Reacher Features Tom Cruise in Control
This week at the movies, we've got a cool cop (Jack Reacher, starring Tom Cruise and Rosamund Pike); harried marrieds (This is 40, starring Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann); mother-son bonding (The Guilt Trip, starring Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen); and a fanciful circus (the performance film Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away). What do the critics have to say?
April 23, 2010
More Monsters, Inc. in 2012
Confirming months of rumors, Disney chief Rich Ross has announced that a sequel to "Monsters, Inc." will arrive in theaters on November 16, 2012.
July 16, 2008
Exclusive: The World of WALL-E
The artists behind this year's freshest film share their story with RT, with exclusive contributions from Andrew Stanton, Ben Burtt, Jim Morris, Lindsay Collins, Angus MacLane, Derek Thompson, David DeVan and Rodrigo Blaas.
July 17, 2006
Box Office Wrapup: Audiences Still Love Their Pirates
The Johnny Depp juggernaut Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest remained the most popular film in North America for a second weekend easily defending its box office crown against two new comedies that fought bitterly for the runnerup spot.
June 11, 2006
Box Office Wrapup: "Cars" Parks Itself at #1
The Disney/Pixar animated film Cars raced past the competition to finish in first place at the North American box office. Though it did not open as strong as some of its predecessors, the toon easily outdistanced everything else in the current marketplace outselling the second place film by a three-to-one margin.
June 8, 2006
Box Office Preview: "Cars" Battles "Omen" at Theaters
Racing into theaters across North America, the computer animated film Cars aims to take over pole position this weekend targeting family audiences. Those looking for a good scare can instead choose The Omen which already launched on Tuesday with some frightening results. The frame's final new wide release is the Robert Altman comedy A Prairie Home Companion giving the weekend a wide assortment of titles for all audiences.
April 4, 2006
Fox Issues Official Word on "The Simpsons Movie"
Yesterday we pointed you to a "bootleg" version of the "The Simpsons Movie" teaser trailer, but since then the clip has been moved over to the Apple Quicktime trailer site, which improves the video quality quite a bit. Also, Fox has issued the following press release regarding the lava-hotly-anticipated movie:
January 24, 2006
Pixar's Board Says Yes to Disney
Pixar's board of directors has approved Disney's offer to acquire the company for $7.4 billion, the Los Angeles Times reports. Under the deal, Pixar CEO Steve Jobs will join Disney's board and will become the combined company's largest shareholder.
January 24, 2006
Disney Close to Acquiring Pixar
According to the New York Times, Disney is close to acquiring Pixar in a stock deal worth about $7 billion. People briefed in the negotiation told the Times that the deal "could fall apart at any time."
January 3, 2006
Disney & Pixar about to Kiss and Make Up?
According to Variety, the very successful partnership between Pixar Animation and the Disney Gang looks to continue unabated ... as long as everyone can agree to play nicely this time and share profits accordingly.
May 20, 2005
Kevin James: "Monster Hunter"?
Sitcom funnyman Kevin James, last seen in "Hitch," has signed on to play "Monster Hunter" for Sony Pictures. According to Variety, the live-action family comedy is about "a child psychologist who can actually see the monsters that torment kids from closets and under beds. He uses that skill to vanquish the beasts until he meets a particularly nasty one."
March 15, 2005
Disney Aims to Sequelize Their Pixar Properties
CNN/Money brings news of Disney's post-Pixar plans should the two studios end up parting ways. That Robert Iger was recently announced as successor to Disney CEO Michael Eisner could certainly help to smooth things out between Pixar and the Mouse House -- but that's not preventing Disney from making alternate plans
February 11, 2005
Pixar, Disney on the Outs
Steve Jobs continues to maintain that Pixar and Disney will not renew their distribution agreement. Specifically, Jobs has said the company would not participate in sequels to "Monsters Inc.," "Finding Nemo," and "The Incredibles," as well as "Toy Story 3," all of which Disney plans to make.