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Disney Schedules Aladdin-Fest This Weekend For Robin Williams Tribute

by Alex Beanon August 14, 2014
As a tribute to the recently deceased actor-comedian Robin Williams, Disney has announced they will schedule four showings of his signature movie for them – 1992’s “Aladdin” where Williams provided the voice and personality of the Genie – on three of their network channels. Williams famously agreed to voice the Genie character with a handshake […]
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Thandie Newton Joins Westworld Cast

by Alex Beanon August 13, 2014
Thandie Newton has joined the cast of the HBO pilot “Westworld” and will play the part of the whorehouse madam Maeve Millay [patterned after the role of Miss Carrie – played by Majel Barrett – from the original Michael Crichton 1973 sci-fi movie tale of a fantasy robot theme park gone astray. Newton joins a […]

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The Cayman Islands Are Beautiful...Unless You're From Illinois

by Alex Beanon August 13, 2014
The Cayman Islands are beautiful, there’s sun, sand, snorkeling and…lots of good hiding places for your cash. If you’re from the state of Illinois, this may not be a good thing but at least you can make an animated video about the Cayman Islands…
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Turtle Power: A Definitive History Of TheTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Trailer

by Alex Beanon August 12, 2014
With the newly rebooted version of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise bringing in millions of dollars at the theaters this month, Paramount has released the DVD “Turtle Power: A Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”. The trailer below depicts their initial meetings with Playmates Toys…

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What If…Scooby Doo Met Jason, Freddy And Michael Myers

by Alex Beanon August 12, 2014
Instead of meeting up with the Miner 49er, Mr. Hyde or the giant monster owl Willawaw, what if Scooby Doo and the gang met up with Freddy Kreuger, Jason Voorhees and Michael Myers of “Nightmare on Elm Street”, “Friday the 13th” and “Halloween” slasher film “fame”? Probably would have been a few more kids wetting […]
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DisneyToon Studios Has Layoffs

by Alex Beanon August 11, 2014
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 […]

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Ed Harris Plays Villain In Westworld

by Alex Beanon August 11, 2014
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 […]
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Kick-Ass 3 Might Find Third Time Charming

by Alex Beanon August 10, 2014
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 […]

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San Diego Sues Salt Lake Over Comic Con Usage

by Alex Beanon August 10, 2014
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 […]
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Amazon V. Disney: The Dawn Of MSRP Justice

by Alex Beanon August 10, 2014
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] […]