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Review: “April and the Extraordinary World” Blu-ray – Spectacular Steampunk Sci-Fi

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2016
April and the Extraordinary World (Avril et le monde truqué in the original French)is an absolute delight of a film: a beautifully animated steampunk science fiction adventure that draws on a deep well of visual inventiveness and a near-infinite capacity to surprise and delight. This French film is another international import from GKIDS and just […]
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Review: “Only Yesterday” Blu-ray Is A Riveting Trip Down Memory Lane

by Neo Yion July 6, 2016
Only Yesterday’s US release is nothing short of a miracle. For years, it suffered as the only Studio Ghibli film to never make it stateside. Even during the brief time period in the late 90’s/early 21st century when Disney shoved Ghibli dubs out like candy, this one remained curiously absent. The only way anyone could legally […]

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Review: “Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet”

by slaion November 12, 2015
The Prophet is a collection of prose poetry essays by Lebanese author Kahlil Gibran. Published in 1923, the book tells the tale of a prophet named Mustafa who has been living abroad in exile for stirring up radical ideas with his works and teachings. As he walks toward a ship to take him home, he […]
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“Extraordinary Tales” Animates Edgar Allan Poe in Theaters and VOD on October 23, 2015

by Ed Liuon October 14, 2015
GKIDS TO RELEASE EXTRAORDINARY TALES IN THEATERS AND VIDEO-ON-DEMAND PLATFORMS OCTOBER 23, 2015 STARRING SIR CHRISTOPHER LEE, BELA LUGOSI, JULIAN SANDS, ROGER CORMAN AND GUILLERMO DEL TORO. EXTRAORDINARY TALES will open at the following venues in NY and LA, as well as in other major cities across the country: IFC CENTER, 323 Avenue of the […]

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GKIDS Acquires North American Rights to Studio Ghibli’s “Only Yesterday”

by Ed Liuon August 25, 2015
GKIDS ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS FOR STUDIO GHIBLI’S ONLY YESTERDAY STUDIO GHIBLI CO-FOUNDER AND ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINEE ISAO TAKAHATA’S MASTERWORK, NEVER BEFORE RELEASED IN NORTH AMERICA NEW ENGLISH-LANGUAGE VERSION FEATURES DAISY RIDLEY AND DEV PATEL FILM TO RECEIVE 25th ANNIVERSARY THEATRICAL RELEASE WINTER 2016 New York, NY – August 24, 2015 – GKIDS, the distributor […]

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GKIDS to Release “Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet” in NY and LA on August 7, 2015

by Ed Liuon July 9, 2015
GKIDS TO RELEASE KAHLIL GIBRAN’S THE PROPHET IN NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES ON AUGUST 7TH NATIONAL EXPANSION TO FOLLOW STARRING LIAM NEESON, SALMA HAYEK-PINAULT, QUVENZHANE WALLIS, JOHN KRASINSKI, FRANK LANGELLA, ALFRED MOLINA LANDMARK SUNSHINE, 143 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002 THE LANDMARK, Westside Pavilion Mall, 10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA […]
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GKIDS to Release “Extraordinary Tales” on October 30, 2015

by Ed Liuon June 17, 2015
GKIDS ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS FOR EXTRAORDINARY TALES AT ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES OCTOBER 30, 2015 RELEASE DATE IN THEATERS AND ON VIDEO-ON-DEMAND PLATFORMS New York, NY – June 16, 2015 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, announced its acquisition of North American rights to EXTRAORDINARY […]

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GKIDS to Release “Zarafa” in New York City on July 3, 2015

by Ed Liuon June 17, 2015
GKIDS TO RELEASE ZARAFA IN NEW YORK ON JULY 3RD NORTH AMERICAN EXPANSION TO FOLLOW English and French-language versions of ZARAFA will play at the following venue: IFC CENTER, 323 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10014 Running time: 78 minutes Not Rated ABOUT ZARAFA Inspired by the true story of the first giraffe […]