Behind DreamWorks Animation Layoffs: Costs Are Out of Control 12 weeks ago
From Shrek to Kung Fu Panda, DreamWorks Animation has crafted some of the most indelible characters in recent animation history. But a...
By Lucas Shaw & Brent Lang
DreamWorks Animation lost $83 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2012
DreamWorks Animation took an $87 million write-down from "Rise of the Guardians"
Disney's "Wreck-It Ralph" wins five Annies, including Best Picture and Best Director, over a field that includes "ParaNorman," "Brave," "Frankenweenie" and "Rise of the Guardians"
Revenue misses Wall Street projections, but profits top estimates
"Lincoln" and "Zero Dark Thirty" also receive nominations from group honoring sound mixing; "The Lorax" and "Frankenweenie" get CAS animation nods
Universal's "Les Misérables" adds $12M on second day, "Hobbit" does $11.2M and "Django" is next with $10M at the domestic box office
"Hobbit" repeats atop box office with $36M, followed by "Jack Reacher" at $15M with Judd Apatow's "This is 40" next at $12M. "Guilt Trip" can't get untracked
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" launches Peter Jackson's newest trilogy with an $85M weekend, the best ever in December. Its worldwide total is $223M
Michael Francis joins DreamWorks Animation as it tries to expand beyond releasing a few films a year
"Skyfall" reclaims top box-office spot with $11M. With another $20M from overseas, the 007 thriller becomes Sony's highest-grossing movie. "Playing for Keeps" tanks
Sony's James Bond thriller is back on top of the box office, running ahead of "Rise of the Guardians" and looking at an $11M weekend. "Playing for Keeps" shows no kick
"Skyfall" and "Lincoln" are expected to battle "Guardians" for the top box-office spot as "The Hobbit" casts a giant shadow
This awards season has brought an array of largesse and silliness -- though not to Academy members
"Rise of the Guardians" is projected to lose $50 million for the studio; may expose cracks in film slates that are overly reliant on animated fare
Analysis: The studios will go two weeks without a major release banking on holdovers -- and steering clear of "The Hobbit"
Pixar's "Brave," DreamWorks Animation's "Rise of the Guardians" and Disney's "Wreck-It Ralph" each receive 10 Annie nominations; "Hotel Transylvania" and "ParaNorman" receive eight
"Life of Pi" adds another $11m in China and opens No. 1 in three more territories to up foreign box office to $61M after two weeks
Foreign is far out-stripping domestic for "Twilight" franchise finale "Breaking Dawn 2," which claims 3rd straight U.S. box office win with $17.4M and crosses the $700M mark worldwide
Audiences give rare "F" CinemaScore to "Killing Them Softly," which limps to $7M in debut and is Brad Pitt's worst box-office opening ever
At TheWrap screening series, 'Guardians' director Peter Ramsey discussed the delicate balance of creating a Santa who's ready for battle but not 'warlike'
"Rise of the Guardians" lackluster opening has damaged DreamWorks Animation's stock price
Analysts say "Rise of the Guardians" will lose money for DreamWorks Animation
"Twilight" finale takes in $65M, "Skyfall" adds $51M and "Lincoln" and "Life of Pi" over-perform as holiday movie season is off to a record start
"Breaking Dawn 2" is looking at $63M for five days, "Skyfall" on $50M pace at Thanksgiving weekend box office. "Lincoln" and three openers all see big Thursday-to-Friday gains
Peter Ramsey talks "Guardians," "Star Wars" and what it means to be the Spike Lee of animation
"Twilight: Breaking Dawn 2" and "Skyfall" remain in top two spots as box office remains on a record Thanksgiving pace
Richard Linklater’s third peek into the love story of the couple played by Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke celebrates romance, compromise, disillusionment and the glory of conversation