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May 9, 2009

Exclusive: The Art of Coraline with Henry Selick

Henry Selick, the animation mastermind behind such Certified Fresh classics as The Nightmare Before Christmas and James and the Giant Peach adds another gong to his cabinet with Coraline, based on the novella by Neil Gaiman. Its dark tale of a young girl who finds a portal into an alternate reality will please adults and children alike and it's both visually stunning and wondrously entertaining. Now, set against a gallery of stills from the production, Selick takes RT on an exclusive journey into the art of Coraline... "Coraline is kind-of relentless, like animators like me. She's going to get there one way or another and she's not going to be tied in place because her parents won't allow her to do something. She's going to find a way to get to what she wants."More…

December 21, 2006

RT's Top Yuletide Kid Flicks -- Christmas Countdown, Day Four

It's Day Four of RT's Five Days of Christmas Countdown, where we serve up a different list each day of the best holiday flicks around. Today, we've got something for kids and families -- all the Whos down in Whoville, the king of Halloweentown, and the most famous reindeer of all.More…

October 22, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Prestige Defeats Flags for #1 Spot

Three well-reviewed dramas fought over the weekend box office crown, but it was a pair of dueling magicians that North American moviegoers chose first as The Prestige opened at the top of the charts. Close behind was the mob thriller The Departed which remained strong in its third weekend while Clint Eastwood's new war saga Flags of our Fathers settled for a third place debut.More…

October 19, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Flags" Flies High; "The Prestige" Is Magic; "Flicka" Is A Pretty Good Ride; "Marie Antoinette" Spared Critical Guillotine

This week at the movies, we've got a complex tale of heroism (Clint Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers," starring Ryan Phillippe), a story of dueling magicians (Christopher Nolan's "The Prestige," starring Christian Bale, Scarlett Johansson, and Hugh Jackman), a yarn about a girl and her horse ("Flicka," starring Alison Lohman and Tim McGraw), and a post-punk-scored period piece about the least punk human being ever (Sofia Coppola's "Marie Antoinette," starring Kirsten Dunst). What do the critics have to say?More…

October 13, 2006

The Weekly Ketchup: "Batman Begins" Villain Talk, "Transformers" Set News, "Evan Almighty" Budget Woes, And More!

In this week's Ketchup, we have more guessing games regarding who will be Batman's other foe in "The Dark Knight," music and pics from the "Transformers" movie, and "Evan Almighty"'s rapidly ascending budget, which even the power of God may not be enough to save.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…

May 2, 2006

The Return of Jack Skellington!

If you're a big fan of Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas" (and c'mon, who isn't?), then you might wanna hang out near your local "mega-big-screen" movie house on October 20th -- because that's when Jack and his crew will invade theaters for a second time.More…

April 5, 2006

Selick Meeting with "Monsters"

Henry Selick, the wonderfully talented filmmaker behind The Nightmare Before Christmas and James and the Giant Peach, has set his sights on a new project: The very popular "Here Be Monsters" series by Alan Snow, the first chapter of which is called "The Ratbridge Chronicles."More…

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."More…

September 22, 2005

Critical Consensus: A Beautiful "Bride," A Bumpy "Flight," And a Bouncy "Bounce"

This week at the movies brings a twisted tale of love from beyond the grave ("Tim Burton's Corpse Bride"), a paranoid thriller at 40,000 feet ("Flightplan") and a nostalgic look at the days of roller disco ("Roll Bounce"). Which of these films will pass muster with the critics?More…

August 19, 2005

Pixar's Joe Ranft Falls to a Tragic Death

Pixar Studios veteran Joe Ranft died on Tuesday after the car he was riding in broke through a guardrail and plummeted over 100 feet into the ocean, says The Hollywood Reporter.More…

July 7, 2005

Trailer Bulletin: Corpse Bride

Sure, the original teaser trailer was a good drop of fun, but the all-new theatrical trailer for Tim Burton's "Corpse Bride" is now up for your enjoyment at Yahoo! Movies -- and it's pretty darn cool.More…