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Of the Day – Episode 7 – 11.02.09

Read of the Day: In honor of the upcoming film The Men Who Stare at Goats, the Guardian has come up with a list of popular U.S. military myths. [The Guardian] News of the Day: One of my favorite actors of all-time, Sir Ian McKellen, will be starring in a British mockumentary TV show called […]

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Academy Announces Scientific and Technical Achievement Nominees

The first Academy Award nominations have been released by the Scientific and Technical Awards Committee. The committee has selected 11 scientific and technical achievements in filmmaking as nominees for “further awards consideration.” Of the 11 nominees, most are Greek to me. However, I’m happy to see that Pixar Animation Studios received a nomination for their […]

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Pixar Proves They Can Walk the Walk

HUNTINGTON BEACH – Colby Curtin, a 10-year-old with a rare form of cancer, was staying alive for one thing – a movie. From the minute Colby saw the previews to the Disney-Pixar movie Up, she was desperate to see it. Colby had been diagnosed with vascular cancer about three years ago, said her mother, Lisa […]

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NEW IN THEATRES: Drag Me to Up

This weekend is apparently the best of 2009 so far. Two of the summer’s most anticipated films open to rave reviews. It’s about time that I can finally recommend seeing something other than Star Trek. Three to See in Theatres for May 29, 2009 1) Up (3,766 theatres) Directed By: Pete Docter Rotten Tomatoes: 98% […]

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Cannes Day One – Much Love for ‘Up’

Over in France, the first day has wrapped up at the Cannes Film Festival and so far only one film has been officially screened, the out-of-competition Up. It is the first time in the festival’s 62 year history that an animated film has opened the competition, and judging by initial word, it may be one […]

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Predicting the Summer Box Office

2009 has already been a record year already at the box office and we haven’t even touched the money-making months of summer yet. As usual there are a number of summer blockbusters that are coming to theatres this summer that will rake in the dough. The question is, will there be one major standout like […]

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The Undefeatable Pixar

It’s just under two months until we find out if Up will have what it takes to make Pixar 3 for 3 in the past three years. Of the eight years that the Animated Feature category has been in existence, a Pixar film has been nominated every year they have had one released and they […]

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