Dreamworks

Five on Friday: Five classic 1980s cartoons we would like rebooted

SINGAPORE: For the honour of Grayskull, She-Ra is getting the 21st century makeover she deserves.<p>It was recently announced that the classic 1980s …

Anime

Guillermo del Toro Originally Pitched ‘Trollhunters’ As a Live-Action Drama Like ‘Stranger Things’

The idiosyncratic director admits to IndieWire that no matter who the audience might be, he's most excited about making fairy tales.<p>It may seem like …

Entertainment

Disney to Become the ‘Walmart of Hollywood’ With Fox Studio Takeover

Walt Disney Co.’s deal with 21st Century Fox Inc. will transform Hollywood’s most successful studio into an even more powerful force, potentially …

Movies

Did the FCC just take the Net back to 2014?

CLOSE<p>Demonstration outside FCC as 'net neutrality' is rolled back Video provided by AFP<p>When the Federal Communications Commission ruled Thursday to …

Net Neutrality

Not even “The Last Jedi” will reverse Americans’ retreat from cinemas

THE new “Star Wars” film opens this week. “The Last Jedi” arrives in cinemas in time to boost expected ticket sales for the year to about $11bn in …

Movies

Warner Animation Group Appoints New EVP, SVP

Allison Abbate and Chris Leahy are joining the animated film production arm<p>Warner Animation Group has appointed two senior-level executives to their …

Entertainment

Ferdinand Review

The pitch for Ferdinand is simple. Like so many other classic kids movies and stories from throughout time, it all stems from the idea of a character …

Animation

Animation Roundtable: The Risk of Making Toons for All Ages and Why Hiring More Females Is "Crucial"

Whether they're exploring Taliban rule ('The Breadwinner') or the connections between the living and the dead ('Coco'), animated movies can be …

Steve Carell

Fingerprint Boosts Up Kids Catalog – Adds More Than A Thousand Learning Episodes To Their Library

If your kid has used a digital device recently, chances are they may have used a brand associated with Fingerprint, a leading provider of digital …

Bill Nye

She-Ra, Princess of Power, Is Making a Comeback on Netflix

Netflix and Dreamworks Animation have just announced a slate of new animated collaborations set to launch next year. There’s some wild stuff in …

Geek

‘She-Ra’ Returns Thanks To An Award Winning Artist And Netflix

It seems that everything from the ’80s is coming back to pop culture, in cameo form if nothing else. And, yet, an attempt to revive He-Man has languished in Hollywood’s development hell for years. Fortunately, She-Ra doesn’t have the problems of her muscle-bound twin brother, and she’ll be coming …

Entertainment

Netflix And DreamWorks Animation Are Partnering On Six More Original Series

Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television are set to release six new original series in 2018, the companies announced Tuesday.<p>The first series to …

Movies

She-Ra, Trolls, and Boss Baby TV shows are coming to Netflix

Netflix’s cartoon adaptation of that movie where Jim Parsons played a little alien might not have set the streaming world on fire, but it and the …

Offbeat News

The Boss Baby Is Getting His Own Netflix Series

<i>The Boss Baby</i>, the newly Golden Globe–nominated animated caper starring Alec Baldwin as baby Trump, is going big time. The wee con artist (a …

Entertainment

Noelle Stevenson Is Making an Animated She-Ra Series for Netflix

Netflix and Dreamworks Animation announced their new slate of animated shows, and there’s one that has me particularly pumped.<p>Eisner winner Noelle …

Netflix

What's the deal with Bee Movie? Why someone watched Jerry Seinfeld's cartoon 357 times in 12 months

It was mainly forgotten on release, but the Dreamworks animation has gained an unlikely afterlife among online pranksters. Does that explain one UK viewer’s devotion?<p><b>Name:</b> Bee Movie<p><b>Age:</b> 10 years old.<p><b>Appearance:</b> insect-based, feature-length animation.<p><b>Do you mean Antz?</b> No. Antz is about ants. This …

Jerry Seinfeld

The biggest film snubs and surprises of the 2018 Golden Globes

Awards

New SHE-RA Series Coming From Netflix

Netflix and Dreamworks released a flurry of new announcements in a press release today, revealing six new original cartoons that’ll be coming to our …

Award Shows

Golden Globes: Fox Outshines Disney With Nominations

Between Fox Searchlight and Fox's main production arm, the studio collected 27 nominations.<p>Twentieth Century Fox may be on the verge of being …

Movies

16 Netflix holiday movies/specials for families to stream right now

Netflix’s holiday family streaming content for 2017 is a mix of brand-new, haven’t-seen-this before and seasonal favorites.<p>First up, catch the …

News (U.S.)

Did This Movie Come Out In 2016 Or 2017?

I do not understand how time works.

Movies

‘Trolls’ Leaps from TV to Top of DVD Sales Chart

The holiday spirit is gripping DVD and Blu-ray Disc buyers.<p>A half-hour “Trolls” holiday special, produced by DreamWorks Animation, came out on DVD …

Movies

Box Office: 'Ferdinand' Is A Chance For Blue Sky To Prove Its Worth To Disney

With all of the talk about the cross-overs and the anti-trust issues potentially at stake with a possible Disney/Fox merger, Blue Sky Studios has been lost in the fray. There was a time, not so long ago, when Fox’s resident animation studio was essentially the third-biggest feature animation outlet …

Movies

A weekend of events for the family

Shrek and Kung fu Panda visit Canadian Museum of History<p>A new exhibition that's sure to be a hit with the kids and other artful opportunities on the …

Animation

DreamWorks characters come to life at Canadian Museum of History

You have to wonder: In some alternate universe, is Shrek blue? Blond-haired? Even more rotund? Wearing a kilt?<p>At the Canadian Museum of History, four …

Animation

Netflixing with kids tonight? Watch the 'Trolls Holiday Special '

Ah, Thursday nights. The perfect time for a family night in to #NetflixandChill<p>You can’t watch <i>too many</i> kiddie movies with the kids having to get up …

Anna Kendrick

Trolls 2: DreamWorks and Universal Set New Release Date

DreamWorks Animation and Universal Pictures gives Trolls 2 a new release date<p>Can’t stop the feeling! DreamWorks Animation and Universal Pictures have …

Movies

Netflix is developing a choose-your-own-adventure series for adults

Netflix earlier this year debuted its first interactive experience for children. Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale launched in partnership with …

Netflix

'Justice League' Struggles Highlight Importance Of Domestic Box Office

As a general rule, a movie studio does not live or die by the fortunes of a single major release. Okay, fine, if you’re DreamWorks Animation and your only offering that year is <i>Madagascar</i>, then you better hope <i>Madagascar</i> kicks butt. I bring this up because, as much as I’ve been picking on <i>Justice</i> …

Movies

China Box Office: 'Coco' Makes Huge Second-Weekend Surge, Earning $44M

The hit film's $75.6 million total represents an all-time high for Pixar in China — and effusive word of mouth suggests more gains to come.<p>Pixar's …

Movies