“Despicable Me 3” Characters Amplify Lovable Nature

Illumination Entertainment CEO Chris Meledandri believes that “when we leave the movie theater, it is the relationship with the film’s characters that determines how that film will live on in our imaginations.” This cannot be truer with the studio’s new adventure-comedy “Despicable Me 3,” which continues the story of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters Margo,…

Posters Arrive for Cautionary Tale “The Big Short”

The international posters for the critically acclaimed satirical comedy “The Big Short” has just been released by Paramount Pictures, bearing the tagline, “If You Can’t Beat the Banks, Make Them Pay.” Based on a true story, the financial crisis-themed movie stars Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, John Magaro,…

Disney’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” Releases First Trailer

Disney has just revealed the teaser trailer of “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,” the first live-action film adaptation of Judith Viorst’s 1972 illustrated children’s classic. Steve Carell (“The Way, Way Back,” “Little Miss Sunshine” ) and Jennifer Garner (“Dallas Buyers Club, “Juno”) star as Alexander’s upbeat parents. The veteran performers are…

2014 Preview: Walt Disney Philippines

In 1961, Walt Disney invited “Mary Poppins” author P.L. Travers to his studio in Los Angeles to discuss, in person, his continued interest in obtaining the movie rights to her beloved book and character—a pitch he first made to her in the 1940s. Still hesitant and disinterested after all those years, Travers wanted to tell the Hollywood impresario…