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Rise of the Guardians

How Cinematographer Roger Deakins Helped Blur the Line Between Live-action and Animated Features

Jim Hill | Posted 07.13.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

while Deakins is quick to play down whatever small role he played in WALL•E's eventual enormous box office success, his creative contribution did not go unnoticed by others in the animation industry.

WATCH: First African-American To Direct Animated Film

Posted 01.24.2013 | Black Voices

With Black History Month just a month away, director Peter Ramsey has etched his name in history as the first African-American to direct a major anima...

Weekend Box Office: Playing for Keeps Bombs as the Moviegoing World Awaits the Christmas Rush

Scott Mendelson | Posted 02.08.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

This weekend saw a half-hearted new release, Playing for Keeps, a Gerald Butler rom-com that once again proves that Butler is only a star when he has a bigger co-star beside him. Next weekend sees the heavily-anticipated debut of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

The Year's Best In Animation Get Honored

AP | Posted 02.02.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "Rise of the Guardians," "Wreck-It Ralph," "Brave" and "Frankenweenie" are among the nominees for best animated feature at the 40t...

Big Screen and Twitter Mania: Gauging the Social Sentiment of Vampires and James Bond

Steve Canepa | Posted 01.29.2013 | Entertainment
Steve Canepa

Moviegoers flock to the theaters during the holiday season, and Hollywood always celebrates with blockbuster releases. This year is no exception.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Rise of the Guardians

Dan Persons | Posted 01.26.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

With The Nightmare Before Christmas, Disney succeeded in extending the holiday film season from the beginning of November to the end of the year. Now, DreamWorks has upped the ante with Rise of the Guardians.

Did These Critics Go Too Far?

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 11.24.2012 | Entertainment

Thanksgiving has come and gone, but the nation's critics didn't let their holiday meals prevent a fresh round of reviews on the latest entertainment o...

5 Movies To Check Out With Your Fam This Weekend (VIDEO)

Posted 11.21.2012 | Teen

After your turkey-induced food coma wears off, going to see a movie with your parents is the perfect way to kick back over the holiday weekend. A trip...

3-D Santa Leads 'The Rise Of The Guardians'

AP | TODD McCARTHY | Posted 11.19.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- A very odd assortment of mythical childhood figures, some of them afflicted with severe emotional insecurities and inferiority complexe...

Review: Rise of the Guardians

Scott Mendelson | Posted 01.19.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Imagine Bryan Singer's X-Mencrafted in a fashion where you were already expected to have read the comics and/or watched the 1990s cartoon before entering the theater and you have an idea of how this film plays out.

Guillermo Del Toro Almost Worked With Charlie Kaufman

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.14.2012 | Entertainment

Since the last time Guillermo del Toro directed a film (2008's "Hellboy 2: The Golden Army") he's been attached to a lot of projects that never came t...

What Scares Chris Pine Most

AP | HILARY FOX | Posted 01.14.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON — As a kid, Chris Pine used to be afraid of the bogeyman. Now he fights one on the big screen. The 32-year-old American actor is taking ...

Meet The Character That Took DreamWorks Months To Make

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 12.08.2012 | Entertainment

GLENDALE, Calif. — Within the dimly lit halls of DreamWorks Animation, past the character sketches lining the walls, inside the eccentrically de...

WATCH: 'Rise Of The Guardians' Trailer Lets Santa And Co. Save The World

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.29.2012 | Entertainment

"Rise of the Guardians," the new animated feature from the producers of "How To Train Your Dragon," starts with an interesting twist. What if Santa Cl...