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The Smurfs

I Remember Papa: Jonathan Winter's Smurfy Swan Song

Jim Hill | Posted 02.07.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

When it came time to find just the right voice for Papa Smurf, Raja Gosnell and Jordan Kerner were admittedly feeling a little blue. Why for? Because the casting department at Sony Pictures Animation kept coming up short.

Why Stephan Franck Was Drawn to Use Hand-drawn Animation on The Legend of Smurfy Hollow

Jim Hill | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Mind you, Franck wasn't willing to settle for the sort of half-hearted hand-drawn animation that you used to see on Saturday morning television back in the late 1970s / early 1980s. He wanted to do something richer, far more highly detailed.

Even Kids Hate 'Smurfs 2'

Posted 08.01.2013 | Comedy

How does the cinematic masterpiece of the year, "Smurfs 2," weigh in with the children meant to sit through it? Not well. They really hate it....

Please Kill Us

Posted 07.29.2013 | Comedy

Could Britney Spears and Katy Perry be anymore uncomfortable or unhappy at the "Smurfs 2" premiere? "This is the exact moment we've died inside." ...

Arthur Christmas Preview Reveals the Celebrities Who Are Hiding Under Aardman's Tree

Jim Hill | Posted 12.27.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

To make "Arthur Christmas" the must-see family film of the holiday season, Aardman Animations has a secret weapon. They've loaded up Santa's support staff with celebrities.

Is Smurfette Giving It Away? What the Smurfette Principle Teaches Your Kids About Girls

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 12.19.2011 | Parents
Soraya Chemaly

My involvement in Smurfland is limited to checking in now and then to make sure, when my kids are in school, that the plants get watered and don't die. 'Til I heard the question, "Mom, can I buy Smurfette?"

PHOTO: A Real Life Smurf?

Posted 11.23.2011 | Entertainment

When the movie adaptation of the classic comic and cartoon "The Smurfs" hit the big screen late this summer, it placed the lovable blue woodland creat...

Weekend Box Office: Rise of the Planet of the Apes Tops Again, The Help Sizzles, Final Destination 5, 30 Minutes or Less, and Glee Live! Underwhelm

Scott Mendelson | Posted 10.15.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Rise of the Planet of the Apes dropped 'just' 49% in its second weekend, which was strong enough to once again claim the top spot at the box office.

Could 'The Smurfs' Topple 'Cowboys & Aliens'?

Posted 09.29.2011 | Entertainment

"Cowboys & Aliens" may have Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford and Olivia Wilde, but that may not be enough to win the box office this weekend over "The Smur...

A Smurf Week Guide To NYC, Seriously

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.26.2011 | Travel

For Smurf Week in New York, the current celebration of all things blue, New York City's tourism marketing group has released a map for tourists wishin...

PHOTOS: Katy Perry, Sofia Vergara Sexy Up 'Smurfs' Premiere

Posted 09.24.2011 | Celebrity

The conceit of "The Smurfs," the upcoming CGI/live action hybrid film, is that the happy-go-lucky, virginal blue woodland creatures are chased out of ...

WATCH: Don't Let The Door Hit You On Your Smurf

Posted 08.09.2011 | Comedy

"Oh, my Smurf," indeed. Sketch group The Landline is back with a super short look at what would probably actually happen if the Smurfs really tri...