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Review: "Patema Inverted (UK Kickstarter Project/Theatrical Release)": Makes Your Spirit Soar

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The opening moments of Patema Inverted successfully grab one’s attention and curiousity. As we watch through what appears to be a video camera and hear panicked, static-riddled cries in different languages, a city’s worth of buildings begin to rupture and float upwards into the vast sky. Instead of being a misguided attempt to turn Pixar’s […]

PR: FUNimation to Premiere "Terror in Resonance" at Anime Expo 2014

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FUNimation to Premiere Terror in Resonance at Anime Expo Flower Mound, TX – May 27, 2014 – FUNimation Entertainment announced today, that it will host a world premiere screening of  Terror in Resonance at Anime Expo in Los Angeles while simultaneously screening at Japan Expo in Paris. The screening will take place Saturday, July 5, […]

Lord Of The Himalayas Takes Flight

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Mix one part paragliding and one part “Creature Comforts” [by way of a talking fly] and – voila! – you get an interview by Steve Ham of paragliding adventurist Jim Mallinson as he describes what it’s like to paraglide in the Himalayas…

Disney's "Frozen" Becomes the 5th Highest Grossing Film Worldwide

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Box office returns for this weekend have propelled Disney’s award-winning 2013 film Frozen past Iron Man 3 to become the 5th highest grossing film worldwide. Box Office Mojo measures the film’s worldwide total of $1,219,242,546, compared to Iron Man 3′s $1,215,439,994 gross. With these earnings, Frozen is behind only the box office revenue of Avatar, Titanic, […]

Netflix Sets Dates For "Knights of Sidonia", "Harlock: Space Pirate"

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In a pair of recent announcements, the video service Netflix confirmed that it will begin global video streams for Polygon Pictures’ sci-fi mecha anime Knights of Sidonia on July 4, 2014 and Toei’s 2013 film Harlock: Space Pirate (a.k.a. Space Pirate Captain Harlock) on August 1, 2014. Knights of Sidonia was first announced last December […]

Professor M Explains Oil

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Just in time for this weekend’s 2014 Monaco Grand Prix, Professor M explains th eproperties of Mobil 1 synthetic oil to Formula One race car drivers Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen [both McLaren teammates] as well as NASCAR driver Tony Stewart in this “TOONED” series video – the initial installment of the third season animated […]

FIFA Launches First World Cup Video

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Reports from Brazil indicate the scenes around Rio and the various stadiums hosting the matches of next month’s 2014 World Cup will not look as pristine as they appear in this animated official 2014 World Cup video from FIFA, but there is still time…

PR: Hooligans invade MCM London Comic Con!

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MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY Hooligans invade MCM London Comic Con! Cast and crew from upcoming British comedy spoof The Hooligan Factory will be meeting fans at MCM London Comic Con this weekend, show organisers have announced. A laugh-out-loud comedy tribute to one of Britain’s most successful home-grown genres – […]

PR: GKIDS Sets July 4, 2014, US Release Date for "Wrinkles"

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GKIDS SETS RELEASE DATE FOR WRINKLES OPENS JULY 4 AT NYC’S IFC CENTER FOLLOWED BY JULY 15 DVD AND DIGITAL RELEASE ***** FILM FEATURES THE VOICES OF MARTIN SHEEN, MATTHEW MODINE and GEORGE COE ***** “Oh joy, oh joy, oh joy!” “It’s funny, it’s sad, it’s sweet, it’s heartbreaking! It’s brilliant!” – Peter Bradshaw, The […]

Princess Kaguya Finishes At Cannes, Prepares For USA Release

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Director Isao Takahata’s “The Tale of Princess Kaguya” finished up at the Cannes Film Festival and is now awaiting its official USA release date. The film from Takahata (who co-founded the internationally renowned Studio Ghibli with Hayao Miyazaki) tells the tale of a farmer discovering a tiny girl in a bamboo shoot who ages at […]

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