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Mockingjay Part 1 inspires protests and activism

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Screenings of The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 are being cancelled in Bangkok, Thailand as a result of student protesting against martial law by using the three-fingered salute.  They were arrested on accusations that they were provoking violence in the

World of Animation Wednesday: Week of November 19, 2015

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THE PEANUTS GANG MAKE A THEATRICAL DEBUT! Next year, the Peanuts gang will be making their first theatrical debut! Although a plot has not been revealed, one teaser and a full trailer have been released. With the revival of Bill

Monday Movie News Magnet: Week of November 17, 2014

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Thanks to a new viral site www.masraniglobal.com, there has been some new and exciting news for the new upcoming film Jurassic World. The site is technically for a company called Masrani Global. In the film that’s the construction company that helps build Jurassic Park on the island Neblar.

30th Annual Spirit Awards Broadcasted Live!

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On February 21, 2015, IFC will be presenting the 30th Annual Independent Spirit Awards Live instead of the usual 2 hour delay! This year’s nominees will be announce on Independent Spirit Awards official website Tuesday, November 25, 2014. The chosen

Christoph Waltz, Bond’s Next Nemesis?

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Christoph Waltz Joins Danial Craig in Bond 24 Two-time winner of Best Supporting Actor, Christoph Waltz has been reported to sign on the new 24th James Bond movie installment. Although, Waltz’s role is unknown, we can only assume from his

Quentin Quits- Quality Cult Fans Cry

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Tarantino Announces Retirement! Oscar winner for Best Screenplay, Quentin Tarantino, has stated that his 10th film maybe his last, leaving the director’s busy life to “write novels and film literature”. Although, his retirement plan is not “etched in stone”, he

World of Animation Wednesday: Week of November 12th

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TOP NEWS IN ANIMATION SERVED UP TO YOU CARTOON FANS! YES, MIYAZAKI HAS RETIRED. Miyazaki Officially says he’s done with feature films, as is his Studio Ghibli. The master animator and director of such films as Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke,

New Disney Animated Adventure set for 2016

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Disney recently released concept images on Monday for its latest CG animated feature, Moana. It follows on the success of Frozen and will be directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. From their press release for the film, Musker and

Middleburg Film Festival returns Oct. 30-Nov.2, 2014

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Sonya Bingham The Middleburg Film Festival will commence on October 30th and run through November 2nd. Headquartered at the gorgeous Salamander Resort & Spa, which is owned by the festival’s founder and former BET executive Sheila Johnson and is the