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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ is bland, boring version of ‘Love Boat’ with monsters

Genndy Tartakovsky has his fans and they praise him as the Pixar crowd touts Brad Bird, but Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation fails to offer much more than mindless animated babysitting for moviegoers’ More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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‘The Incredibles 2’ continues the family of ‘Supers’ adventure with feeling, fun and action

It’s been a long fourteen years for fans of The Incredibles, the wildly successful and acclaimed superhero Pixar film from Brad Bird. After work on Ratatouille, Mission; Impossible Ghost Protocol and the More...

By Red Diogenes On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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‘Rogue One’ star Donnie Yen joins Jet Li, Gong Li in Disney’s live-action ‘Mulan’ film project

Rogue One star Donnie Yen has been cast to star opposite actress Liu Yifei (also known as Crystal Liu) in Disneys live-action adaptation of Mulan. According to The Hollywood Reporter Jet Li is in final talks to More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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‘Ice Dragon Legends of the Blue Daisies’ coming to cinemas March 24, March 26

Based on a short story by Canadian director and producer Bruce Stacey (“God Rocks!,” “Journey to Christmas”), “Ice Dragon: Legend of the Blue Daisies” will premiere in U.S. cinemas for a two-day-only More...

By Red Diogenes On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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First trailer, poster for ‘The Grinch’

The trailer for The Grinch, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, has arrived with a teaser poster, all sure to put fans in the Christmas spirit. Here’s the official statement: For their eighth fully animated feature, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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Disney’s romantic ‘Lady and the Tramp’ arrives on digital, Blu-ray, adds some historical value for modern audiences

Lady and the Tramp is one of Disney’s most underrated and underrepresented films, with an incredible romantic theme, beautiful scenes and powerful music. Now the classic film arrives with in digital version, More...

By Red Diogenes On Sunday, March 4th, 2018
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Co-director Jennifer Lee offers few ‘Frozen 2’ details, how they approached writing the new story

2013’s Frozen became the highest-grossing animated movie of all time, so expectations will be pretty high when Frozen 2, nearly impossible to reach.  Jennifer Lee, who wrote and co-directed Frozen and will More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
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PETA asks ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ to go vegan, would be ‘great news for cows’

Pizza has always been a mainstay in the diet of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) is hoping to convince Nickelodeon to change to the staple food in the new More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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‘Coco’ glorifying Mexican heritage deepens with Blu-ray extra features

Pixar’s Coco has earned over $700 million globally and the release of the Blu-ray, DVD, Digital version will expand the experience for many fans as they explore featurettes and behind-the-scenes footage revealing More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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New ‘Lion King’ live-action film will have four songs from original, one new Elton John, Beyonce song for the credits

The Jungle Book placed fifth in the top ten highest-grossing films of 2016,  Beauty and the Beast was the second highest-grossing movie of last year, so a Lion King project seems poised for great success. According More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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‘Mary and The Witch’s Flower’ returns to theaters for two encore screenings, February 24 and 26

The debut title from Studio Ponoc, “Mary and The Witch’s Flower,” will get a special encore screening following its successful January 18 premiere in cinemas. Grossing more than $1.1m for the special premiere More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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New ‘Digimon Adventure’ trilogy begins February 1 with ‘DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri.: Loss’

In 2016, “DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri.: Reunion” the first English-dubbed Digimon feature to be released in the U.S. in 16 years, made its U.S. premiere in cinemas nationwide to rave reviews. In 2018, Fathom Events More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 5th, 2018
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Disney celebrates National Spaghetti Day by announcing that ‘Lady and Tramp’ Walt Disney Signature Collection will arrive next month

What better way to ring in National Spaghetti Day than Disney announcing their 1955 romantic animated classic Lady and the Tramp will receive the Walt Disney Signature Collection treatment next month. From Disney: “Today More...

By Red Diogenes On Saturday, December 30th, 2017
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Disney’s live-action ‘Mulan’ will star Crystal Liu, aka Liu Yifei

Disney has announced that they’ve found their lead for Niki Caro’s upcoming live-action adaptation of Mulan. The Hollywood Reporter reports that Chinese actress Liu Yifei, also known as Crystal Liu, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
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‘Digimon’ returns in 2018 with three events in cinemas

In 2016, “DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri.: Reunion” the first English-dubbed Digimon feature to be released in the U.S. in 16 years, made its U.S. premiere in cinemas nationwide to rave reviews. In 2018, Fathom Events More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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‘The Incredibles’ teaser trailer, poster, photos and Bob Odenkirk’s role

The trailer for the highly anticipated film The Incredibles 2has finally been released. UPDATED: New photo, Bob Odenkirk’s role in the film discussed The trailer premiered during the ESPN’s College GameDay More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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‘Coco’ will be an ‘out of the park’ hit, a ‘colorful celebration’ with a heart

Disney and Pixar couldn’t have picked a better time of year to release their latest animated family film, Coco (opening November 22, 2017).  As we come together this week to celebrate Thanksgiving with loved More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Disney ends ‘Gigantic’ project, announces a mysterious 2020 project

In an article which states “Disney pulls the plug,” Deadline has confirmed that Disney Animation is shelving its Jack and the Beanstalk animated project which was scheduled for release on Thanksgiving More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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STUDIO GHIBLI FEST: ‘Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind’ comes to cinemas next week

STUDIO GHIBLI FEST, a six film monthly series of anime classics, continues in September with the iconic “Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind” from the legendary Studio Ghibli and director Hayao Miyazaki. More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 25th, 2017
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‘Castle in the Sky’ comes to theaters for three screenings

Following the success of the “Spirited Away” and “Princess Mononoke” cinema events, GKIDS and Fathom Events are proud to announce a partnership to bring the biggest series of anime titles to U.S. cinema More...


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