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By Guest Author On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Saying Goodbye to Penny Marshall, the ‘Big’ Female Director of Hollywood

Penny Marshall, born October 15, 1943, died at the age of 75 at her home, Hollywood Hill, California. 2018 was not kind to us as many celebrities died in this year. Penny was one of them who was a resolute woman More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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New trailer for ‘The Grinch’ sends the message to ‘scheme big’

For their eighth fully animated feature, Illumination and Universal Pictures present The Grinch, based on Dr. Seuss’ beloved holiday classic.  The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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RIP Burt Reynolds: A charismatic, classy actors – Best Films List

I met Burt Reynolds briefly during the Cop and a Half production, filming in Tampa. I was working at USF’s prop shop in the theater building and had a chance to be thanked for our contribution. I was struck More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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‘Green Book’ teases a new road trip starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali

Participant Media and Dreamworks Pictures released the first trailer for Green Book, the based-on-a-true-story drama directed by Peter Farrelly, the filmmaker’s first project which is not a comedy. The film, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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‘Big’ 30th Anniversary Celebration Coming to Theaters July 15 and 18

Thirty years ago this summer, 12-year-old Josh Baskin uttered a secret wish to a carnival fortune-teller machine and made movie history as he grew up overnight, turning director Penny Marshall’s Big into a More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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Five reasons why the Oscar ratings inched towards an all-time low

The TV ratings for the 90th Oscars was down 15% from last year’s rating, following a steady 4-year decline. The horrible numbers are nearing the all-time low for the ceremony: 2008’s event hosted by Jon More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, January 28th, 2018
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2018 Oscar nominations: Mike Smith discusses the surprises, the James Franco snub, Logan and his predictions

Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday. Below is our analysis with Media Mikes’ Mike Smith and Brandon Jones. BEST PICTURE “Call Me by Your Name”  “Darkest Hour” “Dunkirk” “Get More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Irving Berlin’s ‘Holiday Inn’ set for cinemas on November 16

“Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn” is coming to U.S. cinemas for one night this fall as part of the ongoing partnership between Fathom Events and theater streaming service, BroadwayHD. The dazzling Broadway More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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‘I Am Heath Ledger’ documentary arrives in cinemas May 3 for one-night event

An insightful new feature-length documentary celebrating the life and work of the late actor Heath Ledger brings a new understanding of the man behind his public image. Ledger was one of the most gifted Hollywood More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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‘The Graduate’ returns to cinemas for 50th anniversary on April 23 and April 26

The Graduate is back on the big screen for two days this April in a new 50tth anniversary restoration, a rare theatrical presentation as part of the year-long TCM Big Screen Classics series. Audiences will also More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 4th, 2017
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Disney rumored to be developing ‘Tron 3’ a ‘Tron’ reboot with Jared Leto attached

Disney’s Tron: Legacy disappointed some fans and many critics, leaving the studio with the challenge of moving the property forward and capitalizing on the franchise’s popularity. THR is reporting that More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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TCM, Fathom Events brings ‘All About Eve’ back to cinemas on March 5, March 8

Bette Davis stars as Margo Channing in the film that critic Roger Ebert called “her greatest role” – a Broadway star who is nearly undone by the treacherous Eve Harrington (Anne Baxter) in All About Eve, from More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Denzel Washington says it’s ‘by the grace of God’ he found success

Oscar nominee Denzel Washington needed no prompting in a recent interview to praise God for his success, recounting a difficult upbringing and a series of mistakes which could, and maybe should have, help him back More...

By Guest Author On Monday, September 12th, 2016
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WHICH MOVIES ARE SET FOR POTENTIAL OSCAR WINS IN 2017?

With the festival season already spewing out an impressive line-up of films, performances and all round movie goodness it comes as no surprise that already we are already eagerly looking ahead to see just which More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 12th, 2016
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TCM honors the 60th anniversary of ‘The King and I’ with screenings in cinemas on August 28 and August 31

It’s time to whistle a happy tune! Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic movie musical The King and I will return to movie theaters for two days only, as part of Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies’ TCM More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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New poster for ‘Pete’s Dragon’ focuses on ‘the tail’

Walt Disney Pictures has debuted a new poster for Pete’s Dragon, a reimagining of the studios’ 1977 classic fim. Check out the new poster below with a promised trailer coming next. Disney’s “Pete’s More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
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Jamie Foxx talks Oscars, Leonardo DiCaprio as wedding ring rumors spread

Splash News Online (via TMZ) caught up with Jamie Foxx, who declared Leonardo DiCaprio and honorary African-American as his gold wedding ring sparked rumors of a marriage to Katie Holmes. Foxx was flying out of More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 29th, 2016
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Leonardo DiCaprio wins Oscar, talks ‘climate change’

After earning his first-ever Academy Award, Leonardo DiCaprio used part of his acceptance speech to turn the event even more political with a climate change rant. earth fireball destruction photo/ Bela Geletneky More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
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Will Smith, Spike Lee, Jada Pinkett-Smith to boycott Oscars

The backlash against this year’s Academy Award nominations escalated Monday with announcements by director Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith that they would boycott the Feb. 28 Oscars ceremony, citing More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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‘The Revenant’ leads Oscar nominations, ‘Mad Max’ ‘The Martian’ ‘Force Awakens’ all get noticed

The 88th Academy Awards nominations were announced on Thursday morning and The Revenant led the field, earning nods in 12 different categories, including Best Picture, followed by the popular Mad Max: Fury Road More...


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