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DreamWorks Animation to Cut 500 Jobs

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 Works Animation.

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Get Ready to Host Your Own Oscar-Inspired Party

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 ...

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

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. ...

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What’s New For Families on Netflix - January 2015

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 ...

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Home Video Releases for January 20

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

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 Awards (CCMAs). These awards are decided by over 300 broadcast film critics in the US and Canada. Unlike ...

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Generous Donors Continue To Help Students See “Selma”

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 ...

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2015 Oscar Nominations

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 ...

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

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 ...

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Home Video Releases for January 13

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

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 ...

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The 10 Top Grossing Movies of 2014

The 10 Top Grossing Movies of 2014

Box Office Mojo has tallied the final numbers for 2014 and released this year’s top worldwide grossing movies of the past 12 months. While overall totals at the box office are down 5.4 percent from last year, making it the worst year for Hollywood since 2011, the following films brought in big bucks ...

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Home Video Releases for December 30

Home Video Releases for December 30

Let’s hope Santa brought you lots of movies for Christmas because it is another slow week for family-friendly films on home video shelves.  

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10 Famous Faces We Lost in 2014

10 Famous Faces We Lost in 2014

Robin Williams appears in one of his final movie roles in Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. In it, he reprises his role as the heroic U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt. Near the end of the film, Teddy says his final good-byes to Larry, the museum security guard. ...

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Home Video Releases for December 23

Home Video Releases for December 23

It’s another slow week for home video releases with two limited release movies finally making their way to home theaters. Reese Witherspoon stars in The Good Lie. In it she plays Carrie Davis, an employment counselor who goes beyond her job description when she begins helping three Sudanese refugees ...

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