In a year with no clear frontrunner, "Frozen" and "Ernest & Celestine" are the only films nominated for feature, directing and writing
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
"The Croods" contributed more than one-third of the company's quarterly revenue
"Life of Pi," "Good Day to Die Hard" and "The Croods" drive distributor to plateau
It's expected to battle "Scary Movie 5" for the top spot, with both films aiming for $20M
"G.I. Joe: Retaliation" and "The Croods" are next at $21M and "Jurassic Park" 3D re-release is fourth with $18M
Gruesome remake of 1981 horror classic takes in $11.9M Friday, as 3D re-release of Steven Spielberg's blockbuster brings in $7M
Paramount's 3D toy soldier sequel takes in $15.5M at Friday box office. "Croods" holds strongly and eyes $27M, "Tyler Perry's Temptation" is third and on...
Most reviewers were kind to "The Croods," though Nicolas Cage's work was not adored
DreamWorks Animation's 3D cartoon eyes a $40M weekend; "Olympus Has Fallen" and "Oz" will battle for second
Nicolas Cage leads a family of Neanderthals into a whole new world in this amusing and visually stunning animated film for all ages
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"
And Cage's character hopes his mother-in-law may not survive
Upcoming films also include two "How to Train Your Dragon" sequels