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By Gina Keating LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The debut on Friday of Steven Spielberg's animated thriller "Monster House" is part of an explosion of 3D films that Hollywood studios and exhibitors hope will bring people back to the movies.
A key to the success of a possible takeover of Pixar Animation Studios Inc by Walt Disney Co is whether the entertainment giant can nurture the freewheeling culture that led Pixar to a string of box office successes.
By Brian Fuson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Harry Potter didn't arrive in time to save the fall box office. While the season got off to a promising start, its momentum soon fizzled and the final tally proved to be just another mark in the disappointment column for 2005.
By Paul Bond LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Stung by the dismal box office returns for some Miramax movies along with a few underperforming DVDs, the Walt Disney Co. reported quarterly earnings Thursday that were 26% lower than the year-ago period.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Pictures on Thursday said it will release an upcoming computer animated movie, "Meet the Robinsons," in a three-dimensional version following the success of current 3-D hit "Chicken Little." The 3-D "Chicken Little" is being closely watched in Hollywood as an early test of alternative types of movies made for new digital cinema systems.
Walt Disney Pictures on Thursday said it will release an upcoming computer animated movie, "Meet the Robinsons," in a three-dimensional version following the success of current 3-D hit "Chicken Little."
By Hy Hollinger LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Buena Vista International, the foreign distribution arm of the Walt Disney Co., reached $1 billion in overseas boxoffice revenue Tuesday, stretching a remarkable industry record that has seen the company hit that mark for 11 consecutive years.
By Brian Fuson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Chicken Little" proved to have sturdy legs at the boxoffice: The second-weekend gross for the film was down a skimpy 21 percent from its debut a week earlier.
By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Chicken Little" ruled the coop at the North American box office for a second weekend, earning almost as much as the three major new releases combined, according to studio estimates issued on Sunday.
By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Chicken Little," Walt Disney Co.'s first fully computer-animated movie, opened to a better-than-expected $40.1 million at the North American box office, the company said on Sunday.
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