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By Guest Author On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Review: From ‘girl power’ to great CGI, the sequel flies high

Maleficent:  Mistress of Evil opens in theaters October 18, 2019 and takes live action Disney films back down the well-traveled road of the traditional fairy tale.  Combining an engaging story with CGI magic and More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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SDCC: ‘The Witcher’ photo, trailer reveals Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia

News from San Diego Comic-Con includes the first look at Netflix’s The Witcher, which revealed Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia. Check out the trailer below. Netflix continues to spend to find a new big series More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Moms fight, Chiwetel Ejiofor arrives in new ‘Maleficent Mistress of Evil’ trailer

Walt Disney Studios has now released a brand new trailer for Maleficent: Mistress of Evil revealing more details about the story, a fight between “moms” and the arrival of Maleficent’s other worldly More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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No Disney ‘Aladdin’ here, in Weird News story about a Saudi man chained for 6 years ‘possessed by evil genie’

As Disney’s live-action Aladdin film wins big at the box office, a bizarre 2010 story from Saudi Arabia features a “genie” of its own. From that story: A Saudi man has spent six years chained in More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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‘Aladdin’ showcases Will Smith humor, great CGI to deliver a great film

Opening Friday, May 24th, 2019, Guy Ritchie’s version of Aladdin is quite a surprise for audiences even without the incomparable, late Robin Williams lending his talents to the production.  It’s expected that More...

By Red Diogenes On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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‘Merlin Saga’ set to film in the fall, Ridley Scott’s first film will be ‘Merlin: The Lost Years’

Disney and Ridley Scott’s Merlin Saga adaptation, which may start filming this fall, got official character breakdowns, as fans learn quite a bit more about the new film franchise. HN Entertainment has More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 21st, 2018
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‘Mortal Engines’ is a visually stunning ‘Star Wars’ ‘Hunger Games’ ‘Transformers’ amalgam, set to be ‘Rocky Horror’

Set hundreds of years after the “Sixty Minute War” has plundered the world and forced mankind to adapt to a harsh new reality, Mortal Engines plunges us into a steampunk version of David vs. Goliath where More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, July 1st, 2018
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Jack Black, Cate Blanchett are center stage in ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’ trailer

Universal Pictures has released a new trailer for The House with a Clock in Its Walls, the new family-friendly gothic thriller from Eli Roth and Amblin Entertainment about a ten-year-old who goes to live with More...

By Red Diogenes On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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‘Maleficent 2’ starts filming, full cast set, could arrive in 2020

Director Joachim Rønning (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Kon-Tiki) has officially started production on Disney Maleficent 2. The announcement came with the first synopsis for the film along More...

By Taylor Reed On Sunday, May 27th, 2018
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Elijah Wood speaks on ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV show

During a MegaCon meet and greet with fans and press, Elijah Wood reflected on his experiences filming the Lord of the Rings trilogy and offered up his opinion on the planned TV series with Amazon. “I have More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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Jim Henson’s ‘Labyrinth’ still drawing new fans

After a special screening of Labyrinth this weekend via Fathom Events, one thing is clear: the film is bigger now than ever. Released in 1986, re-released for the 30th anniversary, Labyrinth is still finding an More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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‘Maleficent 2’ cast ‘Ed Skrein’ as villain, joining Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning

Deadpool actor Ed Skrein is in final negotiations to join Disney’s Maleficent sequel as the film’s villain. Variety broke the news of the casting, confessing that “Exact details behind Skrein’s More...

By Guest Author On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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‘A Wrinkle in Time’ is just more weird than good

A Disney movie starring Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon with a drop of Chris Pine mixed in…how could it not be good?  Well, it’s not “good”; it’s just weird.  If you’re interested in seeing A Wrinkle More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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‘Dark Crystal’ turns 35 and Jim Henson’s groundbreaking film lives on

Riding the success of The Muppet Show, Jim Henson ventured into science fiction and fantasy with The Dark Crystal. Now the 35th Anniversary screenings presented by Fathom Events takes fans back to an epic journey More...

By Red Diogenes On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Ridley Scott rumored for Disney’s ‘Merlin Saga’ as Juan Carlos Fresnadillo will direct ‘Sword and the Stone’ live-action

Famous director Ridley Scott may have turned 80, but the Gladiator creator may be busier than ever, rumored to be taking on Disney’s  adaptation of The Merlin Saga, which follows the legendary wizard as More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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Why is Alchemy Such a Popular Subject in TV and Literature?

Very few people believe in alchemy in modern times. However, it is something that has been used in fiction for hundreds of years. Whether it is used as a type of magic in a fantasy setting, or as a commentary on More...

By Red Diogenes On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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New TV spot, posters for Disney’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

Disney invites audiences to “tesser” into 2018 with a new TV spot and motion posters for the forthcoming Ava DuVernay-directed adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic young adult novel, A Wrinkle in More...

By Red Diogenes On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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‘Narnia The Silver Chair’ to film in Winter 2018, Joe Johnston says it’ll be his last film

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair director Joe Johnston was in attendance at Comic Con Paris earlier this week amd the director gave an interview about the project, which he describes as being darker “I More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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‘The Dark Tower’ film continues the Stephen King story, series

Longtime fans of Stephen King’s lengthy seven-book saga The Dark Tower weren’t exactly thrilled with the film adaptation’s first trailer. It was very clear that this was not a straightforward retelling More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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‘Jurassic World 2′ named ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,’ as Universal unveils poster

While the Jurassic World sequel is next year, Universal unveiled the first poster, revealing the official name of the film, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, with the tagline: “Life finds a way,” quoting Ian More...


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