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My Little Pony Gets Spooky

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The friendly ponies of the “My Little Pony” franchise are preparing for Halloween and things will get spooky with the upcoming release on DVD of “My Little Pony, Friendship is Magic: Spooktacular Pony Tales” – a six-episode DVD of the six spookiest My Little Pony FIM episodes – “Bats!”, “Boast Busters”, “Castle Mane-ia”, “Luna Eclipsed”, […]

Lifelong Fan Wins Chance To Be In Star Wars: Episode VII

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There are lifelong fans of the “Star Wars” film franchise – and theywould number in the millions – and then there are lifelong fans who will be making a cameo appearance in the upcoming “Star Wars: Episode VII” – and there will be only one of those and his name is D.C. Barns. Barns, a […]

DisneyToon Studios Has Layoffs

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DisneyToon Studios, the Disney-based studio for its direct-to-video animation projects, has laid off nearly a third of its staff. The recent diminishment of the “Tinkerbell” franchise along with the direct-to-video market being a shell of its former money-making self were theorized to be the main culprits behind the layoffs. Approximately 17 of the 60 full-time […]

Ed Harris Plays Villain In Westworld

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The HBO series reboot of “Westworld” – Michael Crichton’s 1973 sci-fi movie tale of a fantasy robot theme park gone astray – has added Ed Harris in the signature Yul Brynner role of The Man in Black, the ultimate bad guy in the story. Harris is joined by Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood in […]

Disney Releasing Classics On Blu-ray And DVD

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Disney will release five of its classic feature films on Blu-ray and DVD – 1971’s Bedknobs & Broomsticks, 1997’s Hercules, 1999’s Tarzan, 2004′s Mickey, Donald, and Goofy: The Three Musketeers, and 1949′s The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad. All three will be released on August 12, 2014.

The Boxtrolls Motion Poster

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In lieu of another trailer, Laika Animation has rolled out a “motion poster” for their upcoming feature film, “The Boxtrolls” [release date: September 26, 2014]…

Kick-Ass 3 Might Find Third Time Charming

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Whether or not the filmmakers find a third time being a charm for the “Kick-Ass” comic book movie has not yet been decided. The film’s creator, Mark Millar, is mulling over whether to make a third film in the franchise after the success of the first two. The original 2010 “Kick-Ass” film generated $96 million […]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Set To Re-Shell In 2016

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Paramount waited to see if theater audiences would pick their teenage mutant ninja turtles or some guardians of the galaxy this month and with many – or at least $65 millions’ worth anyway – choosing to watch “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” this weekend, a sequel was formally announced for the film franchise. The “Teenage Mutant […]

San Diego Sues Salt Lake Over Comic Con Usage

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The organizers of the San Diego Comic Con are suing the organizers of the Salt Lake Comic Con in Utah over the copyright usage of the term “comic con”. The San Diego-based Comic Con has been synonymous with the term since the event originated there in 1970. The Utah-based event began last year and attracted […]

Amazon V. Disney: The Dawn Of MSRP Justice

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Like two superheroes going against each other in a comic book movie, gigantic online retailer Amazon and entertainment conglomerate Disney are at each other’s throats over potential pricing for upcoming Disney movies set to go on sale in Blu-ray and DVD format. At the core of the issue is the manufacturer’s suggested retail price [MSRP] […]

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