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A Boatload Of New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Images Released

by Peter Paltridgeon November 11, 2015
This week Entertainment Weekly has published over two dozen new images from the highly anticipated seventh episode of the Star Wars saga. Luke isn’t in these either. Rey stuffs the pockets of her speeder with assorted sci-fi junk. Han Solo pondering whether or not to shoot first. Finn, Han, and newly announced character Norvin Norkburger…..actually, […]
Pixar Releases First Trailer For Finding Dory

Pixar Releases First Trailer For Finding Dory

by Peter Paltridgeon November 10, 2015
Pixar has mostly struck gold with original films, but has had trouble in recent years with sequels. Cars 2 and Monsters University weren’t very popular with critics or Pixar die-hards. Maybe Finding Dory can reverse that troublesome trend. Director Andrew Stanton, who was behind the original Finding Nemo, is aware how risky sequels can be […]

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Robin Williams’ Will Kiboshes Plans For New Aladdin Sequel

by Peter Paltridgeon November 9, 2015
It’s rumored that there are hundreds of hours of unreleased material that Robin Williams performed in improv for the Genie in the original Aladdin film (and maybe even some from the third). And now we may never hear most of it. According to the Times of London, the exact wording of Williams’ will has “forbidden […]
Japanese Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Contains New Footage

Japanese Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Contains New Footage

by Peter Paltridgeon November 6, 2015
Last week Disney and Lucasfilm released what they said was the final trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. JJ Abrams said this was all the footage that would ever be released from the movie until its official release. Funny thing about that promise: it only applied to the areas he could control. Foreign trailers […]


Sony PlayStation Vue Gets Disney And ESPN

by Alex Beanon November 5, 2015
Sony PlayStation’s internet television streaming service dubbed Vue has finally struck a deal with ABC, which means ABC, Disney and ESPN channels and networks will all now become available through the service. Sony PlayStation Vue is currently available for users on both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 gaming consoles, as well as tablets and […]

New Series Of Posters Released For “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

by Peter Paltridgeon November 4, 2015
We’re getting closer and closer to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Today Disney put out five new posters for the film, each depicting a close-up of a different character. Click each poster for the full-size version. Here’s Rey, looking Katniss-ish…. This is Carrie Fisher reprising Leia, sans buns….they must be out of […]


Review: “Toy Story that Time Forgot” Blu-ray Presents Another Variation on a Theme

by Ed Liuon November 4, 2015
Toy Story that Time Forgot is the second (and, for the foreseeable future, last) TV special that spun out of Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story franchise, and is ostensibly their contribution to the array of Christmas cartoons that can fill airtime close to the end of the year. However, its ties to the holiday are tenuous at […]

Going Inside “Inside Out” with Pixar Producer Jonas Rivera

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2015
When he was a student at San Francisco State University, Jonas Rivera saw a screening of “Luxo Jr.” and was so impressed that he cold-called Pixar to ask about a job. An unpaid internship to work on Toy Story led to his lengthy tenure at the company, as he’s moved up from that internship to […]