With eight Oscars, 11 Grammys and a Tony vying for space on his mantelpiece, Alan Menken's bill for dry-cleaning tuxedos might well match the box office of most Off-Broadway openings.
Adam West and Burt Ward are reprising their respective roles as Batman and Robin, but they won't have to don tights this time around.
Early in "Kubo and the Two Strings," our hero meekly strides into an ancient Japanese village marketplace the way Toshiro Mifune might have entered a Kurosawa film, but with greater bustle.
"Finding Dory" isn't just about a little blue fish looking for a home. The long-awaited sequel to "Finding Nemo" also reflects the journey of the woman behind the gills, Ellen DeGeneres.
It's hard not to have a few biases going into "The Angry Birds Movie." In the most cynical view of what gets made in Hollywood, an addictive app might just be at the bottom of the pile, languishing there in suspicious squalor with movies adapted from board games and amusement park rides.
Like its predecessor, "Alice Through the Looking Glass ," owes very little to Lewis Carroll. Textual adherence is somewhat beside the point when serving as a sequel to something that also cherry picked. But, lest you think that a six-year gap and the absence of Tim Burton in the..........
A scene from the Taiwan-made 3D feature animation film Frogville (桃蛙源記) is seen in this photo released by the film's director, Yang Ren-hsien, on Tuesday, May 10.
The creators of "Angry Birds" hope movie theater audiences don't get their feathers ruffled if some filmgoers pluck out their mobile devices at the end of "The Angry Birds Movie" and point them at the screen.
Walking through most doors at the Tribeca Film Festival means taking a seat in a theater full of chattering moviegoers. But there are also darkened, cloth-wrapped chambers -- like old carnival booths promising never-before-seen wonders -- that offer nothing but a headset, headphones and perhaps some advice, like: "Watch for the dragon."
Disney's production line for the coming years will see the company doubling down on a strategy of dusting off animated classics for live-action remakes or reboots that has so far netted more than US$2 billion.