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Disney Live-Action Remakes, Ranked from Worst to Best

Disney Live-Action Remakes, Ranked from Worst to Best

Everyone has a favorite Disney animated classic. Across generations, geography, and cultural divides, Disney's animated films have lit up the imagination of children and adults alike, ever since
How ‘invisible’ effects brought Winnie the Pooh to life in ‘Christopher Robin’

How ‘invisible’ effects brought Winnie the Pooh to life in ‘Christopher Robin’

Christopher Robin earned an Academy Award nomination for the innovative way it merged Winnie the Pooh and other imaginary characters with its human cast in postwar London. Here's how visual effects
Oscar-Contending Visual Effects Artists Mixed Digital and Physical Elements to Wow Moviegoers

Oscar-Contending Visual Effects Artists Mixed Digital and Physical Elements to Wow Moviegoers

Today’s visual effects are so high-tech that it seems quaint that Oscar nominees are chosen through a process called the Bake-Off. This live event, staged at the Academy’s Beverly Hills theater, is as
Christopher Robin's Pooh & Friends Looked So Real Because Puppeteers Played With Real Stuffed Animals on Set

Christopher Robin's Pooh & Friends Looked So Real Because Puppeteers Played With Real Stuffed Animals on Set

When you’re bringing an imaginary creature to life through CG, you can make it move however you want. But when you’re bringing a toy millions of kids spent their childhoods with to the big screen, you
Christopher Robin's Pooh & Friends Looked So Real Because Puppeteers Played With Real Stuffed Animals on Set

Christopher Robin's Pooh & Friends Looked So Real Because Puppeteers Played With Real Stuffed Animals on Set

When you’re bringing an imaginary creature to life through CG, you can make it move however you want. But when you’re bringing a toy millions of kids spent their childhoods with to the big screen, you
The King of Wakanda Holds the Oscars' First Best Picture Nod for a Superhero Film

The King of Wakanda Holds the Oscars' First Best Picture Nod for a Superhero Film

All hail the once and future king of Wakanda. Black Panther has now made Academy Awards history as the first superhero or comic book film nominated for Best Picture. And that’s not the only award the
The King of Wakanda Holds the Oscars' First Best Picture Nod for a Superhero Film

The King of Wakanda Holds the Oscars' First Best Picture Nod for a Superhero Film

All hail the once and future king of Wakanda. Black Panther has now made Academy Awards history as the first superhero or comic book film nominated for Best Picture. And that’s not the only award the

Oscar nominations 2019: Black Panther becomes first-ever superhero movie to go for Best Picture

The nominees for the 91st Oscars were announced this morning, and the best genre films of 2018 were, thankfully, not left out in the proverbial cold.

Box office: The Predator to hunt down The Nun, ensnare no. 1 spot with $24 million

Genre continues to dominate this weekend's box office in the form of Shane Black's The Predator, which should collect around $24 million from 4,037 domestic theaters as a hunting trophy, report

Box office: The Nun prays its way to the holy top spot with $53.5 million during first weekend

It took many moons, but it finally happened, folks. Genre has retaken the box office!
The Moral Clarity of “Christopher Robin”

The Moral Clarity of “Christopher Robin”

Robin Wright writes about the new film “Christopher Robin,” adapted from the work of A. A. Milne, and the movie’s timely reflections on life and transition.

Box office: The Meg swimming toward $19.5 million in its second week while other genre fare fizzles

Warner Bros.' The Meg is still swimming strong in its second week at the box office, on course to chomp on a domestic $19.5 million by the end of the weekend from 4,118 theaters, writes The Hollywood
A Wakandan Princess, the Dude, a Big Satisfying Pooh, and More of the Most Wallet-Draining Toys of the Week

A Wakandan Princess, the Dude, a Big Satisfying Pooh, and More of the Most Wallet-Draining Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of all the lovely toys and merchandise we’ve spotted on the internet recently. This week, Shuri gets the incredible action figure she deserves,
A Wakandan Princess, the Dude, a Big Satisfying Pooh, and More of the Most Wallet-Draining Toys of the Week

A Wakandan Princess, the Dude, a Big Satisfying Pooh, and More of the Most Wallet-Draining Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of all the lovely toys and merchandise we’ve spotted on the internet recently. This week, Shuri gets the incredible action figure she deserves,
Weekend Box Office: ‘The Meg’ Scores $44.5 Million, Swallowing the Competition Whole

Weekend Box Office: ‘The Meg’ Scores $44.5 Million, Swallowing the Competition Whole

Shark or no shark, it looks like audiences could just not stay out of the water this weekend. The Meg opened big, easily surpassing estimates by taking in $44.5 million in its first weekend. The

We're gonna need a bigger box office: The Meg to chomp on $44.5 million domestic debut

Steven Spielberg should be proud of the latest monster shark blockbuster from director Jon Turteltaub.
‘The Meg’ to Devour Box Office With $40 Million Debut

‘The Meg’ to Devour Box Office With $40 Million Debut

“The Meg” swims into theaters this weekend and is looking to nab the No. 1 spot at the box office with an estimated $40 million from 4,118 North American locations. The estimate is significantly
‘Christopher Robin’ Tops Studios’ TV Ad Spending

‘Christopher Robin’ Tops Studios’ TV Ad Spending

In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by the TV advertising attention analytics company iSpot.tv, Walt Disney Pictures claims the top spot in spending with

How Disney is trying to create a new cinematic universe with its old classics

The prevailing trend in American entertainment is the cinematic universe. So far, Marvel has achieved what other studios struggle to do, but keep trying to create: Universal tried and failed to get a