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ANIMATORS FOLLOW FLIGHT OF PENGUINS

November 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Presumably concluding that there will be no Happy Feet Three after HF2 apparently flopped at the box office, Australian animation house Dr. D. Studios has reportedly informed 600 of its 700 employees that they will be laid off early next month. But the Australian film industry website Inside Film (http://www. if.com.au) has indicated that other […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: HAPPY FEET 2

November 18, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

You may be surprised to learn that Happy Feet 2 does have something in common with the weekend’s box-office steamroller, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: mostly lousy reviews. Indeed many of the critics who cheered on the happy penguins in the first movie have greeted the second one with the coldness of the 3D ice […]

PUSS’S BOOTS NOT LIKELY TO KICK DWA’S PROFITS

November 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

While some investors may have concluded that DreamWorks Animation dodged a bullet after its current release Puss in Boots opened below expectations but saw a minuscule drop in its second week and a small one in its third, at least one leading media analyst thinks that this cat has run out of lives. Richard Greenfield […]

WARNER BROS. TO BOOST OUTPUT OF IMAX-FORMATED FILMS

April 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In what amounted to a tacit acknowledgement of IMAX’s importance to its bottom line, Warner Bros. announced Wednesday that it had agreed to release up to 20 films in the IMAX format over the next 3 1/2 years in both 3D and 2D formats. Currently all of the major studios have been fighting over the […]