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CLIP: New Song Clips from Disney Blu-rays for "Tarzan," "Hercules," "Bedknobs & Broomsticks"

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Walt Disney Features Home Entertainment has released new video clips from Blu-ray combo pack editions of classic films available today. TARZAN “Strangers Like Me” “Son of Man” HERCULES “Training” BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS “Substitutiary Locomotion” THE ADVENTURES OF ICHABOD AND MR. TOAD “Merrily On Our Way”

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 […]

Review: Disney's "Tarzan" Blu-ray Triumphs

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Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan has been a perennial on screens large and small for decades, so it’s surprising that one of the most faithful adaptations of the original novel is Disney’s Tarzan, now available on a new deluxe Blu-ray combo pack edition. Released in 1999, Tarzan is one of the true gems of the post-Renaissance […]

Robin Williams 1951-2014

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The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams has died today from an apparent suicide.  He was 63. A successful stand-up comedian, Williams achieved nationwide fame as Mork, an alien from the planet Ork on an episode of Happy Days.  Williams later played Mork in the Happy Days spinoff Mork & Mindy […]

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 […]

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]…

Review: "Divergent (UK Edition)": Chooses Wisely Where Others Regret

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There’s a pearl of wisdom that says there are specific types of fiction one needs to sample at set points in their life. In particular, young adults are recommended to immerse themselves in stories about loss, sacrifice, and exactly what is at stake in maintaining a just society. This is arguably when we as people […]

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 […]

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