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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Disney’s live-action ‘Dumbo’ is cute, but the Tim Burton ruins a bad script with an even worse ending

As Disney continues to remake their animated classics into live-action adaptations, Dumbo seemed like a doomed project from the beginning. The lovable elephant with giant ears is certainly cute in this new incarnation, More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Movie News: ‘Dumbo’ trailer, John Mulaney Spider-Ham featurette, Matt Smith in ‘Star Wars 9’

Some updates on various films: casting rumors associated with the new Star Wars film, Star Wars: Episode IX, a Dumbo trailer, and a look at Spider-Verse, well, more specifically, John Mulaney voicing Spider-Ham. Check More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Review: ‘How to Train Your Dragon The Hidden World’ wraps up the trilogy on a down note

While the story is simple, Hiccup discovers Toothless isn’t the only Night Fury, he must seek “The Hidden World”, a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired bounty hunter named Grimmel gets to the pet dragon first, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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‘Lego Movie 2’ brings more family fun and addictive songs

While The Lego Movie surprised critics and audiences alike, five years later the expectations are high…possibly too high. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part is fun, but follows the sequel formula a bit too More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 21st, 2018
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‘A Silent Voice’ returns to cinemas on January 28, January 31

ELEVEN Arts and Fathom Events are proud to announce the return of director Naoko Yamada’s stunningly animated coming-of-age drama “A Silent Voice.” The hit Japanese film is a moving depiction of the struggles More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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‘The Grinch’ is bright, cute and fun with some sweet moments

A new Grinch film features Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Doctor Strange) as the voice of the green, Christmas hating creature. If you are expecting a something superior to the 1966 TV version from director Chuck More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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‘Incredibles 2’ Movies Anywhere review: Samuel L Jackson’s passion for comic books, Racoon Fight scene breakdown

Disney and Pixar have made Incredibles 2 available digitally ahead of the physical release: Digital in HD and 4K Ultra HD and on Movies Anywhere on October 23rd, and on Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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‘Incredibles 2’ Blu-Ray, Digital and DVD release details

Disney/Pixar’s Incredibles 2, the sequel to 2004’s beloved Oscar-winning The Incredibles, received a strong reaction from critics and audiences, read our review HERE. Now the news has dropped for the release 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 The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘MIRAI’ Coming to Theaters November 29, December 5 and 8

GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of multiple Academy Award®-nominated animated features, and Fathom Events are proud to announce the U.S. debut of “MIRAI.” The Japanese animated film from Mamoru More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 17th, 2018
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Animated ‘The Transformers: The Movie’ returns to theaters on September 27

Fans of the TRANSFORMERS will get a rare opportunity to see the world-renowned 1986 TRANSFORMERS animated feature film when THE TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE returns to U.S. movie theaters for a special one-night More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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‘Studio Ghibli Fest 2018′ 20th Anniversary in Theaters August 12, 13 and 15

Throughout 2018, GKIDS and Fathom Events continue their collaboration to bring a new line-up of treasured animated features to U.S. cinemas. STUDIO GHIBLI FEST 2018 gives fans an opportunity to see nine of Studio More...

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...


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