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ArtInsights’ SDCC Overview-Preview

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by Christine Munchak SDCC ’14 is a week away now, and we at ArtInsights are very busy preparing. Our own Leslie Combemale will once again be a panel moderator. Her two panels this year are Meet the Flintstones, Meet George

New Studio Ghibli Film – The Legacy Continues


07/07/2014 Remember when acclaimed filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki retired last year with his final film The Wind Rises? Well, he is still retired. From film making, at least. It’s believed that the 73 year-old creative powerhouse is working on a serialized manga

Tattoo Time: X-Men DOFP Hits 700mil


by Christine Munchak Looks like X-Men: Days of Future Past director Bryan Singer and producer Simon Kinberg are getting tattoos. A long time ago @kinberg and I agreed that if #DOFP crossed the WW 700mil mark we’d get #XMen tattoos.

DC Comics is Hitting the Movie Market and Hitting HARD


06/18/2014 With The Winter Soldier, Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Days of Future Past taking theatres by storm and Guardians of the Galaxy on the way (August 1st), there’s no denying that Marvel Comics has quite the stranglehold on superhero films. But, DC is looking

How to Train Your Dragon is a Book!?


06/15/2014 Two days ago (06/13/2014), How to Train Your Dragon 2 hit theatres to great acclaim. The movie’s great. If you haven’t seen it, what are you waiting for!? GO. But, if you’ve still got a HtTYD itch that needs to

Frozen in Summer Limited Edition Giveaway


Imagine how much cooler you’ll be this summer with a limited edition print from Disney’s Frozen. This exciting giveaway features interpretive artwork of Frozen’s Elsa, the Snow Queen, by illustrator Amy Mebberson. About the Art Titled “Letting Go,” this officially



Touring Exhibit Debuts Summer 2015  Company Appoints Veteran Thinkwell Executive To Oversee Branded Attractions      SANTA MONICA, May 30, 2014 – As part of its initiative to extend its global brands and franchises into new lines of business, Lionsgate

Big Hero 6 – The Latest from Disney


May 26th, 2014 Get your superhero flags flying because Disney unveiled the trailer for their latest upcoming film, Big Hero 6. “With all the heart and humour audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Big Hero 6 is an action-packed comedy-adventure about

Reel Round-Up for May 24th

Director Edgar Wright says CAN’T, MAN to Marvel’s ANT-MAN Wright will no longer be directing Ant-Man.  Marvel and the director issued a joint statement on Friday saying the decision was amicable and had to do with their differing visions of the film.

J.J. Abrams announces charity initiative Force for Change: Star Wars Star Search

Star Wars Force for Change

How exciting is this? J.J. Abrams, director of the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, is giving Star Wars fans the chance to be in the movie with his charity initiate Force for Change. Yeah that’s right. YOU could be in