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Disney Plans to Revisit Indiana Jones »

Move over Harrison Ford. After successfully portraying the adventurous archeologist Indiana Jones in four movies, Ford may be handing over his fedora and bullwhip to a younger actor waiting in the wings.

 

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Three Films to Help Teach Children About the Holocaust »

January 27 marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which takes place on the anniversary of Auschwitz’s liberation.

 

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Wicked Rumored to be Coming to Theaters in 2016 »

Wicked fans may have reason to rejoice. Rumors are circulating the Broadway hit will make its silver screen debut in 2016.


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Emma Watson and Lily James Take Live Action Roles in Disney Classics »

Disney is bringing a live-action version of the Cinderella story to the big screen this March. The film stars Lily James in the title role and Richard Madden as the handsome prince. The film is the first of several animated Disney classics being remade with live characters.

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Home Video Releases for January 27 »

The animated movie The Book of Life comes to home video this week. In this lively and colorful film based in Mexico, two suitors vie for the hand of the lovely Maria. But this story about balancing respect for family heritage with your own dreams includes some intervention… read more »

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Aging on the Big Screen Sees Older Actors in the Spotlight »

Once actors of a certain age couldn’t get work in Hollywood. Female actors especially had few roles to choose from unless they were typecasts as “mums, sexless crones or cougars.”read more »

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Bikinis Banned at Miss World Competition »

Regardless of how people feel about beauty pageants, they have a way of getting attention. At the recent Miss Universe contest, Miss Canada’s national costume—complete with hockey sticks and a mini… read more »

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DreamWorks Animation to Cut 500 Jobs »

How to Train Your Dragon 2 recently won a Golden Globe for Best Animation. And now is a frontrunner in the 2015 Oscar race for Best Animation. But despite the accolades the studio behind the production is receiving, there’s not a lot of celebration at Dream… read more »

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Get Ready to Host Your Own Oscar-Inspired Party »

The 2015 Academy Awards Ceremony is a month away. That can seem like a long time if you are one of the nominees waiting to hear who wins. But if you want to host an Oscar Night event, it’s time to start planning your big gala.

So what does it take to host an Oscar party?

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Netflix Says Bye-Bye to Nacho Libre and Others on February 1 »

If you’re like me, you have a long list of things you want to do when you get around to it. Well if that list includes things you want to watch on Netflix, you better hurry.

The company recently announced what shows and movies will be leaving in February. Rumored to be leaving was the BBC show “Doctor Who” along with “Luther”… read more »

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What’s New For Families on Netflix - January 2015 »

Procrastinators take note. If you snooze you’ll likely lose your chance to watch that movie that you’ve been meaning to take in on Netflix. Contracts with film and television distributors are for a limited time. Of course the good news is that Netflix is continually adding content with the hope that you will never be tempted to hit the… read more »

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Home Video Releases for January 20 »

It’s awards season in Hollywood. And that means movie news is everywhere right now. But if you are looking for something new to watch at home this week, you’re options are still a little slim.

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2015 Critics Choice Awards »

On January 15, 2015, the members of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (which includes our Rod Gustafson) had their say about the best movies released in 2014. The winners were announced at the Critics Choice Movie… read more »

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Generous Donors Continue To Help Students See “Selma” »

The movie Selma may have been snubbed by the Academy, with only two Oscar nominations, but many students across the country will have a chance to see the film at no cost. This opportunity is due to the generosity of many local and national donors who want young people to see this… read more »

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2015 Oscar Nominations »

It’s Oscar season and the nominations were announced earlier today. As usual, the big news is just as much about the movies not included as it is about the movies that are. Personally, the big miss for me was The Lego Movie in the animation category. Another notable absentee… read more »

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Beat the Winter Doldrums with These 6 Movie-Related Days to Celebrate »

January can be a long month depending on where you live in the country. Icy sidewalks, plummeting temperatures and huge dumps of snow can damper the spirits of even the most ardent winter enthusiasts. Without the festivities of the holiday season to look forward to, it can be a bit dreary. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of… read more »

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Home Video Releases for January 13 »

Family viewing options for home video have had a slow start in the first two weeks new year. But here is what is on store shelves if you are looking for a night in.

 

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5 Fun Facts About Winnie the Pooh »

With his bright red shirt and his “rumbly” tummy, Winnie the Pooh is an almost universally recognized literary character—especially among young children. The gentle little bear who has a enormous appetite for honey and lives with his friends in the 100 Acre Wood was created by author A. A. Milne who was born on January 18. Now recognized… read more »

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