(Source: io9.com) The costumed masses were out in full force at last night’s LucasFilm Halloween Party. Not only did delicious sushi people grace the dance floor, so did Scott Pilgrim, retro spacemen and monsters, and the floating house from Up.

The always wonderful Bonnie Burton of The Official Star Wars Blog was at last night’s LucasFilm Halloween Party and snapped some great photos of the creative costumes crowding the floor.

Take a look: io9.com



(Source: comingsoon.net)  Despite still being hard at work on Alice in Wonderland, it would appear that Tim Burton is in talks with his collaborators about his next project, a feature-length, stop-motion version of his 1984 short, Frankenweenie.

ComingSoon.net recently spoke with Allison Abbate, the producer behind the forthcoming Wes Anderson film, Fantastic Mr. Fox, as well as Burton’s previous stop-motion film The Corpse Bride. During our conversation, she gave us a bit more information how Frankenweenie is shaping up.



(Source: latimesblogs.latimes.com) The Producers Guild of America announced today that they will present their 2010 David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Motion Pictures to John Lasseter. The two-time Academy Award-winning director and chief creative officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios and principal creative advisor of Walt Disney Imagineering, will receive the award at the 21st Annual PGA Awards ceremony on Jan. 24, 2010.

(Source: ComingSoon.net) You’ve seen the 2012 trailers and clips, but just how much is special effects and what was actually filmed on a stage? This new featurette on Roland Emmerich’s November 13 disaster movie shows you how they did the special practical effects, and some of the things might surprise you. Check it out using the player below!



(Source: stuff.co.nz) Oscar-winning director James Cameron is so taken with Wellington’s film industry that “it is the one place in the world” where he wants to make his next movie.

Weta co-founder Richard Taylor said Cameron, who directed Titanic and Avatar, had the choice of going to “the most sophisticated film-making centres with the world’s largest sound stages . . . and greatest technology”.

“But he comes to Wellington and stands up in front of the crew and says that after searching the world, this is the one place in the world that he wanted to make his next movie.



(Source: examiner.com)  The Cartoon Art Museum, the only museum in the western United States dedicated to all forms of cartoons and comics, is delighted to host its sixth annual benefit on Saturday, November 14, 2009 at Pixar Animation Studios. From Pixar’s inception in 1986 with the premiere of its iconic short film, Luxo Jr., to the studio\u2019s latest full-length feature, Disney-Pixar’s Up, Pixar has wowed and charmed the world with its incredible computer animated creations. This year, there are two great ways to experience the magic of Pixar up close and personal at the studio’s Emeryville home:



(Source: The Daily Telegraph) Just a few days after it was reported that Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy are in the running to star in George Miller’s fourth Mad Max movie, The Daily Telegraph says that work on the film will start immediately and that filming will take place in Sydney and Outback NSW.

The newspaper says that a lot of the work will be done at Redfern’s CarriageWorks and there will also be 30 weeks of filming in Broken Hill. It is estimated the whole project will take two-and-a-half years to complete.

(Source: TheAppleBlog.com) If you are or ever have been the board gaming type, you may have run across Settlers of Catan, or at least heard of it from a fanatic friend. The game, which is a bit like Risk but without the war (at least in its basic incarnation), is all about resource gathering, trading, and colonization.

Fans of the series (and there are many) will be pleased to know that Settlers is now playable on your iPhone thanks to Catan ($4.99, iTunes link), an app that faithfully recreates the experience on your mobile device. If you aren’t yet a fan, Catan for your iPhone or iPod touch might just be the thing that converts you.

(Source: GearFuse) Why couldn’t I resist these awesome Twisted Disney Princesses pieces? Well for one, they are, indeed, awesome. Number two, some of them are almost zombie-esque and you know us. We can’t resist zombies.

Have you been looking for a way to scar your 5-year-old daughter for life? When she enters that inevitable princess stage, show her what real princesses are supposed to look like. She’ll never be the same. Hit the jump for full-sized twisted princess madness.

Click through to GearFuse for more full size images.

    
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