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Stream Guide: It (2017) & The Lion King (February 22nd, 2019)

STORKS Original Release Date: September 23, 2016Directed by: Nicholas Stoller & Doug Sweetland Studio: Warner Bros. PicturesStreaming: Freeform Official Synopsis: Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby. Starring: Andy Samberg, Katie Crown, Kelsey Grammer, Jennifer Aniston, Ty Burrell, Keegan-Michael Key, … Read More Stream Guide: It (2017) & The Lion King (February 22nd, 2019)

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Tuesday Releases: Red Dawn & Wreck-It Ralph

MARCH 5TH, 2013 RED DAWN // Despite its growing unpopularity from critics, the “Red Dawn” remake is actually an entertaining, stand alone action film, which picks its moments with precision and executes them with style. With above average performances from Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck, and Adrianne Palicki, there is an edge to this film that the original lacked. Reflecting many of the same beats … Read More Tuesday Releases: Red Dawn & Wreck-It Ralph

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2013 Oscars Challenge: Short Film #1: Paperman

PAPERMAN Granted I have not seen any of the other animated shorts so far this year, it will definitely take a lot to beat out my current favorite, Disney’s short entitled “Paperman” which is playing before screenings of the feature “Wreck-It Ralph”. Telling the silent, black-and-white (for the most part) love story of two strangers passing by and eventually being led to find one … Read More 2013 Oscars Challenge: Short Film #1: Paperman

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2013 Oscars Challenge: [12] Wreck-It Ralph – One Nomination

WRECK-IT RALPH As far as I’m concerned, “Wreck-It Ralph” breaks the mold of your run-of-the-mill animated features, delivering on all accounts, not only with impressive, well-known talent voice acting, but with a heartfelt, yet always comical story involving characters both that we know from our childhood like Pac-Man and Sonic the Hedgehog, along with new characters that still resemble familiar characters. Also, as far … Read More 2013 Oscars Challenge: [12] Wreck-It Ralph – One Nomination

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Oscars Watch: 40th Annual Annie Award Nominees

The Annie Awards Nominations were announced today, to no real surprises. Pixar’s “Brave” is almost guaranteed a hail of awards this year, already a major frontrunner in the Oscar Race, as with the Annie Awards, too. A notable nominee is “The Rabbi’s Cat”, which is also on the shortlist for the Best Animated Feature category for the Academy Awards, and is the only distinct … Read More Oscars Watch: 40th Annual Annie Award Nominees

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Oscars Shortlist: 21 Animated Features Shortlisted for 85th Academy Awards

The semi-official list of animated features submitted for the 2012-2013 Oscar Season has been released, nailing the potential Best Animated Feature at 21 films: “Adventures in Zambezia” “Brave” “Delhi Safari” “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” “Frankenweenie” “From Up on Poppy Hill” “Hey Krishna” “Hotel Transylvania” “Ice Age Continental Drift” “A Liar’s Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman” “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 21 Animated Features Shortlisted for 85th Academy Awards

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Oscars Shortlist: 10 Animated Shorts Shortlisted for 85th Academy Awards

The list of the ten films in contention for Best Animated Short was released today, one of which is already a favorite of mine, “Paperman”, which played in front of “Wreck-It Ralph” last weekend. Here is the complete list: “Adam and Dog,” Minkyu Lee, director (Lodge Films) “Combustible,” Katsuhiro Otomo, director (Sunrise Inc.) “Dripped,” Léo Verrier, director (ChezEddy) “The Eagleman Stag,” Mikey Please, director, … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 10 Animated Shorts Shortlisted for 85th Academy Awards

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Theatrical Releases: Flight, The Man With The Iron Fists, & Wreck-It Ralph

FLIGHT || Denzel Washington delivers a heart-wrenching and spectacularly tortured performance as an alcoholic, yet extremely talented airplane pilot. With an intense opening act, involving an all-too-realistic plane crash, Zemeckis instantly grabs your attention and rarely lets go. “Flight” weaves a story so enthralling, one is never quite sure what will happen next, with expectations often toyed with, rocking back and forth from what … Read More Theatrical Releases: Flight, The Man With The Iron Fists, & Wreck-It Ralph