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    Selick Talks with Laika Break Down UPDATE

    Henry Selick is apparently in discussions with Laika to finance his stop-motion feature recently shut down by Disney (with newly appointed chairman Alan Horn deciding to take a $50 million write off reportedly because the tone was too dark and the production was moving far too slowly)...

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    Trailer Watch: Ang Lee's 3-D Epic 'Life of Pi' Heads for Oscar

    Listening to masters Ang Lee and Martin Scorsese talk about the process of learning how to direct in 3-D was one of the highlights of CinemaCon. They embrace the technology while taking advantage of how it enhances their storytelling; they intellectually gauge how the placement of the camera will im...

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    Disney Screens 'Finding Nemo' in 3-D for Olympic Swim Team; Hits Theaters September 14, Followed by Blu-Ray

    "While the blogosphere rips apart Pixar for selling out for earmarking a "Finding Nemo" sequel for humbled writer-director Andrew Stanton's return to filmmaking--which is absurd, as Pixar can be counted on to produce better sequels than most, i.e. "Toy Story" 2 and 3--I will be sitting in a theater ...

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    'Jack the Giant Killer' and 'Gravity' 3D Veteran Defends the Potential of the Format

    Chris Parks is a founding partner and head stereographer at London-based VISION3 Ltd. He wrote this response to a story that The Playlist’s Oliver Lyttelton posted last month about "Brick" writer-director Rian Johnson’s opinions on the limitations of 3D. With the opening of "The Dark Knight Rises" f...

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    Zack Snyder's 'Man Of Steel' Not Getting Converted For IMAX 3D (Yet)

    Even though Christopher Nolan -- advocate for film stock over digital and IMAX over 3D -- can present his own movies however he wants, even if Warner Bros. would've love some extra three dimension coin from "The Dark Knight Rises," that power doesn't seem to extend to movies he exe...

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    'Mad Max: Fury Road' Won't Shoot In 3D, But Will Be Post-Converted

    Minor news out of Namibia today which may upset some slightly, but all in all, it shouldn't be much of a concern. George Miller's long-gestating "Mad Max: Fury Road," which had been in the works for a few years now, but was delayed for almost 24 months due to innapropriate weather ...

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    Discuss: Is Rian Johnson Right About 3D Technology Still Catching Up To The Ambitions Of Filmmakers?

    We're coming up to three years since "Avatar" became the biggest-grossing film in history, and any thought that 3D film, which James Cameron's picture helped to revive, was a flash in the pan seems to have been wishful thinking. The top two slots at the current U.S. box office are taken by two 3D fi...

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    CinemaCon in 3-D: Scorsese and Ang Lee and Oscar Contender 'Life of Pi'

    At this point, the folks at Twentieth Century Fox don't need to promote Ridley Scott's "Prometheus." So co-chairmen Tom Rothman and Jim Gianopulos ran through the summer and fall slates--diverse, something for everyone, etc--and saved the big guns for something new they hadn't promoted before: Ang L...

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    Discuss: Are 3D Re-Releases For 'Titanic' & 'Jurassic Park' Just The Tip Of The Nostalgia Iceberg?

    Yesterday, Universal announced that they'd shifted their hopeful Tom Cruise blockbuster "Oblivion" into April, to make way for a prime, heart-of summer slot for a movie that will be twenty years old in 2013 -- a 3D re-jig of Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park," the one-time biggest hits of all time. ...

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    Anticipating Originality? A List of 100 Awaited Films Coming in 2012

    Yesterday I posted a Conversation piece at Movies.com rounding up quotes from around the web on some of this year's most anticipated movies. I also shared some results I received through a poll I conducted on Twitter. The conclusion I've made about the coming year is that it promises a lot o...

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