The studio is achieving its best year ever globally, with "Iron Man 3," "Monsters University" and "Thor: The Dark World" providing the firepower
With "Thor: The Dark World" dominating worldwide, the studio tops the $3.79 billion mark it set in 2010
Number of submissions paves the way for a full slate of five nominees
AMPAS has quietly adopted a new system to expand the number of Animated Feature nominations voters and allow screeners
It's not all "Iron Man 3" abroad -- the Japanese preferred "Wreck-It-Ralph" and Slovakians liked "The Hangover Part III"
But "Smurfs 2" could get the last laugh with huge foreign haul
DreamWorks Animation's 3D race-car spoof opens Wednesday and follows hits "Despicable Me 2" and "Monsters U"
Minions take in $88.8M abroad but "World War Z" opens No. 1 in France and crosses $200M internationally
With May a record-breaker too, the summer remains on pace to be the biggest ever
Disney's family film No. 1 with $46M, Melissa McCarthy-Sandra Bullock comedy nabs $40M and pricey Channing Tatum-Jamie Foxx action epic clanks with $25.7M
Apart from "Before Midnight" and some visual-effects extravaganzas, the first half of 2013 has been notably light on awards movies
"The Purge," "Iron Man 3" and "Fast and Furious 6" also faded their second week in theaters
Moviegoers are rejecting the format and its surcharge
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"Monsters U" takes in $54M while zombie thriller "World War Z" debuts with $45M
Paramount's zombie thriller surprises with $66M to beat 'Man of Steel' for second spot
Disney's family film is on track for $75M and will be Pixar's second-biggest opening ever. "Man of Steel" eyes $40M in third
Disney's 3D prequel expected to debut with $70M and be 14th straight No. 1 opener for Pixar
Early reviews are strong with the movie holding a 74 percent critical rating on Rotten Tomatoes
At least Pixar’s talent for gags and visual styling will get adult audiences through this very familiar prequel
Two likely blockbusters join previously announced lineup of indie films; Spike Jonze, costume design programs also added
Analysis: The studio is dominating the family market this spring with the DreamWorks Animation hit and Blue Sky's "Epic" on the way
John Goodman, Billy Crystal and Steve Buscemi return in this prequel to "Monsters Inc."
Tidbits from CinemaCon, David Bowie's son learns from Major Tom, and why Zack Snyder will outlast Michael Bay
Studio gives exhibitors an extended look at "Cars 2" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"