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16 Of Our Favorite Blue Movie Characters, From 'Avatar' To 'X-Men'

August 5th, 2013 8:05pm EDT
Avatar
Last week, director James Cameron promised not one, not two, but three sequels to his hit film Avatar.

Hot off the success of the 2009 film, Cameron revealed that there were plenty more tales to tell about the planet Pandora and its race of blue beings - the Na'vi.

Cameron plans on shooting the three sequels simultaneously, and he's got four new screenwriters on board to help him pen the three stories.

"Building upon the world we created with Avatar has been a rare and incredibly rewarding experience," the director said in a statement. "In writing the new films, I've come to realize that...
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Pixar's 'Monsters University' Holds Off The Zombies Of 'World War Z' To Take Weekend Box Office

June 24th, 2013 11:51am EDT
Monsters University
Disney/Pixar's latest animated feature, Monsters University, has held off the zombies, topping Brad Pitt's pandemic thriller World War Z at the weekend box office.

The prequel to 2001's Monsters Inc. raked in a total of $82 million for the top spot, besting Pitt's summer action flick, which came in second with $66 million. Pixar has topped the box office for all 13 of its films.

Both films topped last week's record-breaking Superman reboot Man of Steel, which pulled in a nice $41.2 million, upping its ten-day total to $210 million domestically.

Seth Rogen's comedy This is the End, which ...
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The Morning Roundup: Monsters vs Zombies, Paula Deen Fired, George Lucas Weds

June 24th, 2013 10:00am EDT
Monsters University
Pixar's animated sequesl "Monsters University" held off stiff competition from Brad Pitt thriller "World War Z" at the box office over the weekend, pulling in $82 million for its opening weekend, while Pitt's zombie flick made $66 million. Despite tough competition, the Disney-owned animation studio is 13 for 13 on opening day, landing the top spot for all of its previous theatrical releases. Previous number-one "Man of Steel" pulled in another $41.2 million for third place, upping its total to $210 million in a little over a week. Comedy "This is the End" finished fourth, with $13 million;...
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Blu-Ray Review: 'Monster's, Inc. 3D: Ultimate Collector's Edition'

March 6th, 2013 12:00pm EST
Monsters Inc.
Ready to scare and care...in 3D?  Then follow us through the review door as we check out the new to Blu-ray "Monster’s, Inc. 3D: Ultimate Collector’s Edition" from Walt Disney and Pixar Home Entertainment available now.  The eyeball gets poked with a review below!

 

   

   Title: "Monster’s, Inc. 3D: Ultimate Collector’s Edition"

   Grade: 4

   Cast: Voices of John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Steve Buscemi

   Director: Pete Doctor

   Rating: G

   Runtime: 92 minutes

   Release Company: Walt Disney/Pixar Home Entertainment

   Website: www.DisneyBluray3D.com

The Flick: Anyone w...
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Coming Soon: 3D 'Finding Nemo,' 'Little Mermaid' & More

October 5th, 2011 9:46am EDT
Finding Nemo
On the heels of the phenomenal success of The Lion King 3D - which will cross the $80 million mark at the domestic box office today - The Walt Disney Studios has announced limited theatrical engagements for four of its classic films for the first time in 3D. The following titles from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios will be released in 2012 and 2013:

-Beauty and the Beast - January 13, 2012
-Finding Nemo - September 14, 2012
-Monsters, Inc. - January 18, 2013 (Monsters University, a prequel to the original film, arrives in theaters in Disney Digital 3D on June 21, 2013)
-The Little ...
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Ten Greatest Entertainers of the Decade

December 18th, 2009 9:39am EST
Greatest Entertainers of the Decade
This week, we've brought you the Ten Greatest TV Shows, Songs, Albums and Movies of the Decade. Now it's time to roll it all into one with the Ten Greatest Entertainers of the Decade.

This was a decade where entertainment became increasingly fractured. With 500 channels 500 bazillion websites and every medium on-demand, bringing together any significant chunk of people to one thing was a true sign of greatness. In an era when nobody had to agree - making them agree took something beyond the level of entertainer we saw in the past.

With that in mind, here are the Ten Greatest Entert...
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'Shrek' Tops Big Kids Film Poll

January 27th, 2009 9:44am EST
Shrek
Animated movie Shrek has topped a poll of kids films most loved by adults.

The 2001 animated adventure beat out competition from Johnny Depp's Pirates of the Caribbean and Pixar/Disney movie Finding Nemo, which claimed second and third places respectively. Tom Hanks-starring Toy Story earned the fourth spot, while the top five was rounded out by Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone.

A spokesman for the onepoll.com survey says, "Shrek is a great film if you are four or five. The adult humor keeps the older generations happy."

Other movies to garner a mention include Mrs...
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Top 3 Picks of Pixar's Feature Flicks

December 3rd, 2008 11:15am EST
pixar
Unless you've been living underground in the lost corners of the world, you have probably heard of Pixar. Pixar is the animation studio who is responsible for family films such as Toy Story and Finding Nemo. With nine successful feature films completed, and more on the way, Pixar has quickly become a household name-especially in households with children.

Choosing the top three Pixar films is difficult since they are all remarkable in their own ways, but here are the three we think have that extra oomph!

3. Monsters Inc.

Beyond the closet door is Monsters Inc., a company t...
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Movie Season Is Just Heating Up: 10 More Flicks To Watch This Summer

May 27th, 2008 9:58am EDT
Wanted
Iron Man has already grossed over $400 million worlwide. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull became the second biggest Memorial Day movie opening ever. With both of these films already in the books, what are the top 10 remaining summer movies to see? This list picks 10 films out of all the remaining movies from now until the end of August. Judging by this list, July looks like it could be one of the biggest months in years.

10. The Incredible Hulk

Release Date: June 13th

Director: Louis Leterrier (Transporter 1 & 2)

It is never a good sign when a franchise n...
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America's Favorite Family's Big Screen Debut Arrives On DVD and Blu-Ray Disc Dec. 18

November 21st, 2007 12:20pm EST
The Simpsons Movie
It takes a feature-length film to fully capture Homer Simpson's stupidity and The Simpsons Movie does it! One of the top grossing films of all time, The Simpsons Movie has generated more than $500 million globally and will be available worldwide on DVD and Blu-Ray Disc (BD) Internationally on December 3 and in North America on December 18 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

"One of the best movies of the year" (Washington Post), The Simpsons Movie stars Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Pamela Hayden and Tress Ma...
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John Goodman To Play Paul Bunyan

August 30th, 2007 9:06am EDT
John Goodman
John Goodman will voice the role of larger-than-life folk hero Paul Bunyan in a new animated movie. The star will give the fabled Minnesota giant lumberjack a voice in "Bunyan & Babe," while funnyman Eddie Griffin will play Bunyan's blue ox, Babe.

It's not Goodman's first animated role - his voice also appears in Monsters Inc. and Jerry Seinfeld's new film Bee Movie.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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British Parents Vote 'The Simpsons' As Best Cartoon

July 3rd, 2006 10:30am EDT
The Simpsons
The Simpsons has been voted the top cartoon by parents, beating out competition from Shrek and Wacky Races. A BBC poll discovered mothers and fathers enjoy the hit animated TV show's humor and hidden meanings for adults. Movie favorite Shrek came in second place, followed by Wacky Races in third place.

In fourth place is vintage cartoon Tom & Jerry.

The top ten cartoons are:

1. The Simpsons

2. Shrek

3. Wacky Races

4. Tom & Jerry

5. Toy Story

6. Danger Mouse

7. Scooby Doo

8. Monsters Inc.

9. Will O The Wisp

10. The Flintstones

(This news article provided by ...
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Walt Disney & Pixar Together Again

January 25th, 2006 9:43am EST
The Incredibles
Family entertainment giant Walt Disney Co. has agreed to a $7.4 billion deal to buy Pixar Animation Studios. The purchase has made Pixar Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs the biggest individual shareholder in Disney. Disney's lucrative distribution deal with the studio behind hit movies Toy Story 1 and 2, A Bug's Life, Monster's Inc., Finding Nemo and The Incredibles was set to be terminated at the end of the year - after the partners failed to agree on how to split profits.

However, Robert Iger has pulled off a major coup after Jobs fell out with previous Disney boss Michael Eisner ...
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Disney Considers Teaming Up With Pixar Again

January 20th, 2006 10:11am EST
Finding Nemo
Family entertainment giant Walt Disney Co is reportedly in talks to buy its former partner Pixar Animation Studios. The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that Disney executives were considering paying a small premium to the animator's current stock market value of $6.7 billion.

Should the deal go ahead, Pixar Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs would become the biggest individual shareholder in Disney. Disney formed a partnership with Pixar in the early 1990s and went on to make the box-office hits Toy Story 1 and 2, A Bug's Life, Monster's Inc., Finding Nemo and The Incredibles.

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