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C'mon, Hollywood: Does Scarlett Johansson deserve a little awards love?

The Golden Globe nominees were announced a few weeks ago with no real surprises or out of the blue shocks, except of course for there being no love for PRISONERS (see the full list right over here if you so please). I don't know how seriously you folks take this award show, or any award show for that matter, but I personally love seeing these ceremonies take place because movies are...

Ink & Pixel: The Adventures of TinTin

Ink & Pixel is a source of pride and joy for me as a writer and as such, Iím always striving to take this column further for those who read and enjoy it. If you yourself, or anyone you know, helped to make any of the amazing feature animated films found within this column, I would love to talk to you to further my knowledge. Please contact me at steveseigh@joblo.com so we can...

Robert Zemeckis has abandoned plans to remake The Beatles' Yellow Submarine

Robert Zemeckis may be finally be coming to the end of his motion capture obsession. The director of BEOWULF and THE POLAR EXPRESS has been trying to remake The Beatles' animated classic YELLOW SUBMARINE using the motion capture format. Back in 2011, with the massive failure of MARS NEEDS MOMS, Zemeckis lost Disney support for the remake . But, Zemeckis never stopped trying to get...

Andy Serkis to direct motion capture adaptation of George Orwell's Animal Farm

Andy Serkis was already a brilliantly skilled and insightful craftsman in the world of motion capture acting, and has recently added to that very particular set of skills by being Second-Unit Director on THE HOBBIT Trilogy for about 200 days over the course of this past year.  Serkis has decided to now take that new knowledge/experience, combine it with his motion capture knowhow,...

Check out the international teaser for Tarzan 3D featuring a motion-captured Kellen Lutz

I came across this German teaser for the new TARZAN 3D starring Kellen Lutz and I thought, huh, wouldn't this be bigger news? Apparently not seeing as there is not a single blip on any radar about this film even getting a DVD release in the States. That could be due to the fact that fully motion-captured movies have not been that great in recent years (ahem, MARS NEEDS MOMS). Even...