VES Awards Announces Nominations

Posted Monday January 7, 2013 4:35 PM GMT

Given the massive role of special effects in today’s film industry, the Visual Effects Society has plenty of material to consider in determining each year’s stand-outs.

And earlier today, the nominees for the 11th Annual VES Awards were announced, spanning 24 categories of film, animation, television, video games, and commercial projects. The winners will be declared during an official ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 5th.


40th Annual Annie Awards Announces Nominations

Posted Monday December 3, 2012 2:35 PM GMT

It’s time for the 40th Annual Annie Awards and this year’s nominations have just been announced by the International Animated Film Society.


Box Office: "The Dark Knight Rises" Crushes the Competition

Posted Sunday July 22, 2012 3:39 AM GMT

The excitement over its much-awaited theatrical debut quickly turned to sadness after a tragic shooting rampage claimed numerous lives in Aurora, Colorado, but "The Dark Knight Rises" still managed to deliver a dominant box office topping performance over the weekend of July 20-22, 2012.


Box Office: "Ice Age: Continental Drift" Nudges Out "The Amazing Spider-Man"

Posted Sunday July 15, 2012 8:15 AM GMT

Delivering another solid performance for the animated genre, "Ice Age: Continental Drift" has become the third such film to garner the box office crown over the past five weeks.

While it hasn't posted as impressive numbers as predecessors "Brave" ($66.3 million) and "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" ($60.3 million), the Twentieth Century Fox Animation/Blue Sky Studios tale about Manny, Diego, and Sid's adventures took in approximately $16.5 million on both Friday and Saturday (July 13-14) which places its opening weekend total at a pack-leading $46 million.


Box Office: "The Amazing Spider-Man" Climbs Atop the Movie World

Posted Sunday July 8, 2012 3:08 AM GMT

Swinging into theaters in the grandest of fashion, "The Amazing Spider-Man" climbed its way to the top spot at the box office during the weekend of July 6-8, 2012.

The Andrew Garfield/Emma Stone starring Marvel adventure took in $20.7 million on Friday and $24.4 million on Saturday while on track for a debut weekend of $66 million putting its projected cume since being released on Tuesday at $140 million.


Box Office: "Ted" Laughs Its Way to the Top Spot

Posted Sunday July 1, 2012 1:09 PM GMT

With movie-goers pledging their hard earned cash to raunchy comedy entertainment, "Ted" stormed into theaters in an impressive fashion while shooting atop the box office over the weekend of June 29-July 1, 2012.


Katie Holmes & Suri's "Brave" Date Night

Posted Sunday June 24, 2012 9:48 AM GMT

Getting in a late movie, Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise were spotted arriving at a movie theatre in New York City to see the new Disney/ Pixar film “Brave.”

The “Batman Begins” beauty paid for her tickets and bought the pair popcorn and treats while her 6-year-old cutie held on to her stuffed animals and stuck close to her mom.


Box Office: "Brave" Easily Beats Out the Competition

Posted Sunday June 24, 2012 8:25 AM GMT

With one animated film replacing another, "Brave" easily shot atop the box office over the movie-going weekend of June 22-24, 2012.

In what's their thirteenth straight first place release, the Pixar/Disney created action/adventure tale about Princess Merida churned out a $24.5 million opening day followed up with $23.6 million on Saturday which places debut weekend estimates at a respectable $66.5 million.