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Disney's "Big Hero 6" Set to Premiere at Tokyo Film Festival on October 23, 2014

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The Hollywood Reporter relays that Disney’s Big Hero 6 will open the Tokyo Film Festival on October 23, 2014. The movie, based on Marvel Comics superhero characters, focuses on robotics genius Hiro Hamada and his robot Baymax as they form the superhero team of the title to battle against a mysterious masked villain named Yokai. […]

Sinister Six, Spidey And Uncharted Get Release Dates

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Welcome to Release Date Frenzy Wednesday as Columbia Pictures/Sony became the latest movie studio to hand out release dates for their upcoming superhero, comic book and video game-themed flicks. First up in 2016 is “Uncharted” – the film adaptation of the Sony PlayStation video game of the same name which follows adventurer Nathan Drake – […]

Aye Matey – There Be A Release Date For Pirates Of The Caribbean 5

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It was looking like the fifth film in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise was headed for 2016 – but a storm was a-brewin’ in the script prep and instead, Disney played it safe and moved the release date to 2017 for the film which will star Johnny Depp in his signature role as Captain […]

Westworld Reboots Robots On HBO With Anthony Hopkins

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Michael Crichton’s 1973 sci-fi movie tale of a fantasy robot theme park gone astray will get rebooted as an HBO series with Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood in the lead roles. Crichton passed away in 2008 but was the writer of several sci-fi classics beginning with “The Andromeda Strain” and going throughout the “Jurassic […]

Manimal To Be Reanimated By Sony Pictures Animation

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Sony Pictures Animation will re-animate the cult 1983 television series, “Manimal”, into a live action/CG hybrid with Will Ferrell as one of the producers. Never heard of “Manimal”? Don’t be sad, you’re probably not alone – that’s because the series received only eight lonely episodes when it ran in the autumn of 1983 on NBC. […]

Guardians Of The Galaxy Extended Trailer

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If you have five minutes, then grab a cup of coffee and watch this extended trailer for the upcoming “Guardians of the Galaxy” [release date: August 1, 2014] as the main characters of the film are introduced with snippets of their backstories and Rocket [voiced by Bradley Cooper] and Star-Lord [Chris Pratt] plan – sorta […]

Review: "Planes: Fire and Rescue" Lights My Fire

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My head can rattle off numerous problems with Planes: Fire and Rescue. It’s storyline and character twists just recycle the first Planes movie. Several of the plot twists that aren’t recycled are still predictable from a mile off. It relies a bit too heavily on paper-thin stock characters, if not extremely stale ethnic stereotypes. It […]

Archer And Armstrong Go From Comic To Big Screen

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Archer – no, not that Archer – and Armstrong, a pair of comic book superhero buddies from the Valiant Comics stable, will be moving out of their comic book digs and onto the big screen with a movie based on their exploits. The movie version – fully funded by Valiant Entertainment – will follow Obadiah […]

Disney Releases New Trailer for "Big Hero 6"

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The New Jungle Book Finds Its New Mowgli

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The rebooted live-action/CG hybrid version of “The Jungle Book” being directed by Jon Favreau has cast screen virgin Neel Seethi as Mowgli the Man Cub – the 10-year-old’s first acting gig. Seethi’s role as Mowgli will be the only live-action character while the remainder of the cast will be CG with Scarlett Johansson [Kaa], Idris […]

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