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This week, Brian Cronin digs into whether a decision by Mike Myers to redo his dialogue for "Shrek" with a Scottish accent led DreamWorks to recreate $4 million worth of animation.
Filled with kid-friendly colors and action, DreamWorks' "The Croods" offers plenty for adults with sophisticated animation, bold character and creature designs, and a charming story about allowing children to grow up.
Acclaimed film composer Alexandre Desplat talks with Spinoff Online about collaborating with director Peter Ramsey on "Rise of the Guardians," how the film's stunning 3D animation convinced him to accept the job, and more.
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire talks with Spinoff Online about bringing Bill Joyce's beloved children's books to the screen with DreamWorks' "Rise of the Guardians."
The Technicolor adaptation of "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax" lacks the impact of the classic children's book, weighing down its ageless environmental message with groan-inducing dialogue and silly excuses for musical numbers.
Acclaimed comics writer and former "Lost" scribe Brian K. Vaughan has been hired to adapt Stephen King's sci-fi thriller "Under the Dome" as a drama series for Showtime.
Wielding its charming hero's wit like a blade, "Puss in Boots" sets out in a welcome direction, giving the feline a proper (and highly entertaining) origin with a stellar supporting cast.
"Real Steel" animatronic robot supervisor John Rosengrant and visual effects supervisor Erik Nash delves into the process of creating the film’s seven-foot-tall mechanical boxers.
"Real Steel" star Hugh Jackman, director Shawn Levy and fight choreographer Sugar Ray Leonard discuss bringing the world of robot boxing to life in the October 7th opening underdog tale.
"Real Steel" director Shawn Levy spoke exclusively with SPINOFF ONLINE about the upcoming sci-fi drama, revealing sequel details and diving into the film’s critique of contemporary boxing.
SPINOFF ONLINE paid a visit to the Detroit set of "Real Steel," where production designer Tom Meyer discussed the challenges of breathing life into the sci-fi drama's mechanical powerhouses.
Director Shawn Levy and star Hugh Jackman detail the evolution of robot boxing in the near-future world of "Real Steel" and explain how their film differs from the Richard Matheson short story on which it's loosely based.
The robotic cast of "Real Steel" was on hand alongside star Hugh Jackman when SPINOFF visited the set of director Shawn Levy's rock 'em sock 'em sci-fi action film.
Jon Favreau's "Cowboys & Aliens" is a solid film that will please fans of the Western and sci-fi genres, offering solid performances from a likable ensemble who elevate the film above its few flaws.
SPINOFF's Adam Rosenberg weighs in with his review of Dreamworks' "Kung Fu Panda 2," calling the anticipated sequel "nearly everything the first movie was, in a larger world bolstered by some gorgeous 3D effects."
Jon Favreau and Roberto Orci discuss their upcoming movie, "Cowboys and Aliens," the difference between adapting this story and bringing "Iron Man" to the big screen, the legitimacy of comic book movies as a genre and more.
DreamWorks has picked up "Voices from the Dead" from writer J. Michael Straczynski, who spoke first with SPINOFF about the mystery centering on Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini.
"Cowboys & Aliens" writer/producer Roberto Orci spoke with CBR News about the excitement and challenges in creating a Western/Sci-Fi film and getting an education on the Western from Steven Spielberg.
SPINOFF ONLINE calls DreamWorks' latest animated film, "MegaMind," "unique and pleasing - a quality family movie that offers laughs, emotion and action in appropriate amounts."
Director Sam Raimi, known for the original "Spider-Man" and "Evil Dead" series, is attached to direct a film based on Radical's graphic novel, "Earp: Saints for Sinners." He is also to direct an "Oz prequel and "World of Warcraft."
"How to Train Your Dragon" has beautiful animation and some of the best flying sequences ever on film. The story offers little new to older viewers, but children will enjoy the legendary winged beasts.
The voice talent of DreamWorks' upcoming "How To Train Your Dragon" sat down to discuss their contribution to the film, the challenge of performing with only a voice, the careful use of Scottish accents and more.
The directors, producer, and original writer of "How To Train Your Dragon" spoke with the press last Friday and CBR News was there as they discussed adapting the book, franchise hopes, and Scottish accents.