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  1. Mattel Third-Quarter Earnings Jump 22 Percent Despite Lower 'Cars 2' Toy Sales

    4:04 am PDT 10/16/2012
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    Sales for the toy company's Fisher-Price Brands rose 6 percent driven by the acquisition of kids TV firm HIT Entertainment and Disney's "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" property. READ MORE

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  2. Entertainment Workers Giving Six Times as Much to Democrats as Republicans

    12:40 pm PDT 08/22/2012
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    The Center for Responsive Politics reveals that entertainment and media company employees are giving far more to Democrats than Republicans in the current election cycle. READ MORE

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  3. Hit Disney Film 'Brave' Is a Disappointment to Some on Wall Street

    4:40 pm PDT 06/25/2012
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    The Pixar movie opened at No. 1 with $66.7 million, but shares of Disney -- which bought the studio for $7.4 billion in 2006 -- dropped 1.6 percent Monday. READ MORE

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  4. From 'Toy Story' to 'Brave': Your Essential Guide to Pixar's Movies

    12:05 pm PDT 06/19/2012
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    Pixar's 13th film, "Brave," set for release on June 22, features the studio's first leading heroine -- a Scottish princess who bucks tradition named Merida. In honor of Merida's debut, THR takes a look back now at Pixar's dazzling history, revisiting box office successes, technical innovations, awards and fun facts about each film. READ MORE

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  5. Analysts: Cars Land to Boost Disney Theme Parks Unit

    8:40 am PDT 06/15/2012
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    Financial growth in the division “continues to be a positive for investor sentiment," says Miller Tabak analyst David Joyce. READ MORE

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  6. Why Theme Parks Need Movie Tentpoles Too

    5:00 am PDT 06/14/2012
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    Disney's Cars Land features the most expensive ride ever made as the industry rebounds big by borrowing -- heavily -- from the studios' blockbusters. READ MORE

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  7. Disney Shareholders Elect Board Nominees; Bob Iger Talks 'Muppets' Sequel, 'Avatar' Theme Park Land

    10:24 am PDT 03/13/2012
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    At the company's annual meeting, CEO Bob Iger also talks "Newsies," "Phineas and Ferb," "Pirates" and "Cars" -- but not so much of "John Carter" READ MORE

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  8. Disney, DreamWorks Films Coming to Chinese VOD Provider You On Demand

    7:45 am PST 02/23/2012
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    With the latest content deal, "War Horse," "The Muppets," "Cars 2" and other movies will become available in the 3 million cable households served by the company. READ MORE

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  9. 'Secret World of Arrietty,' 'The Lorax' Are Further Examples of Left-Wing Propaganda, Says Lou Dobbs (Video)

    8:35 pm PST 02/22/2012
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    The Fox Business Network host calls the two children's movies "insidious nonsense from Hollywood." READ MORE

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  10. 'Breaking Dawn' Continues to Dominate Home Video Charts

    5:48 pm PST 02/22/2012
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    "The Help," "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and "Cars 2" shot back up on the top 10 list as Target's $9 DVD sale played a major role. READ MORE

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  11. Independent Distributor GKIDS Makes Its Mark With Two Oscar Nominations

    5:26 pm PST 02/13/2012
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    Two animated-film nominations -- for "Chico & Rita" and "A Cat in Paris" -- put the micro-distributor on the map. READ MORE

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  12. Study: 'Conservative' Movies Make More Money Than 'Liberal' Movies (Exclusive)

    4:59 pm PST 02/07/2012
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    Patriotism and traditional values, like those displayed in "Thor," "The Artist," "Soul Surfer" and "Hugo," are what moviegoers want, says a group that will honor such films at an awards gala Friday. READ MORE

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  13. 12 of Oscar 2012's Biggest Snubs

    12:30 pm PST 01/24/2012
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    From Michael Fassbender in "Shame" to Pixar's "Cars 2," here's a look at this year's most glaring omissions. READ MORE

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  14. Dutch Book Best Box Office in 30 Years

    2:47 am PST 01/19/2012
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    Local comedy "Gooische Vrouwen" beats "Harry Potter 7" at the till. READ MORE

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  15. Gore Verbinski's 'Rango' Runs the Table in Best Animated Feature Oscar Race (Video)

    11:42 am PST 12/28/2011
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    In a year jam-packed with Oscar question-marks, one bit of near-certainty comes from an unlikely source: a 2D animated film based on an original screenplay. READ MORE

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  16. Oscar Contenders Sound Off on Sound Mixing, Sound Editing

    4:57 pm PST 12/27/2011
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    THR talks to the editors and mixers from "Transformers 3," "Cars 2," "Puss in Boots," "Rango" and "Adventures of Tintin." READ MORE

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  17. THR's Animation Roundtable: 7 Top Filmmakers Debate R-Rated Toons and If 'Tintin' Should Be Eligible for Ani Oscar

    6:50 pm PST 12/22/2011
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    The directors of "Winnie the Pooh," "Cars 2," "Puss in Boots," "Kung Fu Panda 2," "Rio," "Rango" and "Tintin's" animation supervisor also discuss their influences and 3D. READ MORE

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  18. Award Season Roundtable Series: Animation

    6:13 pm PST 12/16/2011
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    Our guests Stephen J. Anderson (Winnie the Pooh), Jamie Beard (Tintin), John Lasseter (Cars 2), Chris Miller (Puss in Boots), Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Kung Fu Panda 2), Carlos Saldanha (Rio) and Gore Verbinski (Rango) sit down with news director Matt Belloni and senior editor, features Noela Hueso to talk about making the top animated movies of the year. READ MORE

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  19. Award Season Roundtable Series: Animation

    12:25 pm PST 12/16/2011
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    Our guests Stephen J. Anderson (Winnie the Pooh), Jamie Beard (Tintin), John Lasseter (Cars 2), Chris Miller (Puss in Boots), Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Kung Fu Panda 2), Carlos Saldanha (Rio) and Gore Verbinski (Rango) weigh in on motion capture. READ MORE

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  20. Award Season Roundtable Series: Animation Part 2

    12:23 pm PST 12/16/2011
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    With 'Rio' costing $90 million to make and 'The Adventures of Tintin' $130 million, we ask the roundtable if animated films cost too much to make. READ MORE

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