Animation

Skadoosh! Jack Black once again embodies the portly 'Kung Fu Panda 2' (May 26), with the voices of Angelina Jolie and Jackie Chan by his side.  (Photo credit by AP Images)

DreamWorks Closing Redwood City Studio, Cutting Jobs & Reducing Movie Plans

Known for “Shrek” & “Kung Fu Panda,” PDI DreamWorks is set to reduce operations…

01/22/2015

George Lucas' "Strange Magic" (credit: Lucasfilm Ltd./Touchstone Pictures/Disney)

Alice@97.3’s Movie Review: ‘Strange Magic’

VIDEO: Hooman & Marcus review the animated film from the mind of George Lucas…

01/22/2015

Bay Area Leaders Part of Time's Most Influential

Pixar To Begin Work On ‘Toy Story 4′

Move over R2-D2, Buzz Lightyear will also make a return to the big screen…

11/06/2014

World Series - San Francisco Giants v Kansas City Royals - Game Seven

Giants World Series Heroics Captured In Bizarre Taiwanese Animation

The hyperbole has been flowing ever since Madison Bumgarner shut down the Kansas City Royals (again) to give the Giants their third World Series in five years, but nobody has gone so far as to compare him to an indestructible ‘Terminator 2′ cyborg villain, until now.

11/03/2014

"Inside Out" (credit: Disney/Pixar)

Pixar ‘s New ‘Inside Out’ Trailer

The new animated feature, starring the voices of Amy Poehler, Bill Hader and Mindy Kaling, comes to theaters in 3D on June 19

10/03/2014

Jerry Garcia (Drawn for Radio.com by Max Werkmeister)

Radio.com Minimation: Jerry Garcia Remembers ‘The Grateful Dead Movie’

Taken from a 1977 interview with Jerry Garcia discussing ‘The Grateful Dead Movie’

05/02/2014

KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez took this picture of State Sen. Leland Yee leaving the San Francisco federal courthouse after being indicted on March 26, 2014. (CBS)

Leland Yee, ‘Shrimp Boy’ Reach International Scandal Milestone With Taiwanese Animation Parody

Much has been made of the Holywood-like drama circling around the indictment of now-suspended State Senator Leland Yee, but it appears folks in Taiwan are way ahead of Tinseltown in getting the story on screen.

03/28/2014

EMERYVILLE (CBS SF/AP) - Pixar's "Brave" first feature with a strong female character at its center. And while it's not among the animation powerhouse's best films from a storytelling perspective, it is undeniably beautiful. Among its more appealing visual elements is the wild mane of long, red curls on the head of Scottish princess Merida.So that got us thinking about other famous redheads. There are so many to choose from, so here is a sampling...(credit: Disney/Pixar)

Pixar Courageously Breaks From The Princess Stereotype With ‘Brave’

Emeryville-based Pixar Studios has a “Brave” princess as their leading lady and features the voices of Emma Thompson, Billy Connolly and Kelly McDonald…

06/23/2012

Johnny Depp voices the character "Rango" (Photo credit by Paramount Studios)

‘Rango’ ‘Puss In Boots’ & ‘Cars 2′ Earn Annie Nominations

Among the movies competing for Best-Animated Film at Hollywood’s Annie Awards, the Bay Area developed films include…

12/05/2011

Jackie Hollywood On The 'Puss In Boots' Red Carpet

Jackie Hollywood On The ‘Puss In Boots’ Red Carpet

Jackie Hollywood of 99.7 Now attended the Red Carpet Premiere of ‘Puss In Boots’ at the Westfield Centre in San Francisco and got to chat with the stars…

10/20/2011

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