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PINOCCHIO and PADDINGTON: Adaptation Updates for Two Classics

By at May 20, 2012 | 10:27 am | 0 Comment

PINOCCHIO and PADDINGTON: Adaptation Updates for Two Classics

One's Italian, the other's British. One's a marionette who becomes a boy; the other's a toy bear with a smart rain slicker and a penchant for marmalade. And both are coming to the big screen, involving heavy hitter names like del Toro, Henson and Heyman (sounds like a multi-lingual law firm). :: Pinocchio Director Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth) has been more...

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Fantastic Science Fiction: The Quirky Queue FANTASTIC PLANET Film Review

By at May 5, 2012 | 8:10 am | 2 Comments

Fantastic Science Fiction: The Quirky Queue FANTASTIC PLANET Film Review

5 / 5 stars The brilliant, albeit angry, author Harlan Ellison has often ranted about the difference between science fiction and sci-fi. According to Ellison, the term "sci-fi" denotes a dumbing down of the genre. This has become apparent in the recent rash of blockbuster "sci-fi" films that rehash and regurgitate great ideas in simplified form for younger audiences, more...

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Happy Tartan Day from Pixar and BRAVE

By at April 7, 2012 | 11:19 am | 1 Comments

Happy Tartan Day from Pixar and BRAVE

Bet you didn't know April 6 was Tartan Day. Nope, neither did we. But Disney and Pixar, always with an eye toward mega-marketing and savvy promotion, made sure they wished us all a Happy Tartan Day, as a fun reminder for the upcoming, Scotland-set Brave. Here's the card, featuring King Fergus (voiced by Billy Connolly in the film, who else?...) Click here for the big more...

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New Movie Poster: Disney and Pixar’s BRAVE

By at February 22, 2012 | 8:39 pm | 2 Comments

New Movie Poster: Disney and Pixar’s BRAVE

Katniss Everdeen ain't the only 2012 screen heroine with signature hair and mad bow-and-arrow skills. Introducing Princess Merida (voiced by Kelly Macdonald), the red-headed badge of courage in Brave, the next Disney-Pixar project, hitting screens June 22. With thanks to our friends at slashfilm (via Apple), here's the latest poster for Brave, following our coverage that more...

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