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Exclusive Interview: Brad Bird talks Iron Giant, Tomorrowland flop, & more!

While attending the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, I was contacted by Warner Bros with an interesting proposal. They wanted to know if JoBlo.com would be interested in a solid fifteen minute interview with director Brad Bird to celebrate the return of THE IRON GIANT to theaters (see my TIFF review here ). Obviously the answer was a resounding yes. THE IRON GIANT, while a...
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10.01.2015
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Review: The Iron Giant: Signature Edition (TIFF 2015)

PLOT: Hogarth Hughes  ( Eli Marienthal ) lives with his mother ( Jennifer Aniston ) in Rockwell, a picturesque small town in 1950's middle-America. A sci-fi buff, Hogarth's dreams of adventure come true when he discovers a giant robot ( Vin Diesel ) with no memory of his origin or purpose. The two become fast friends, but a pesky government investigator ( Christopher...
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09.10.2015
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Vin Diesel teases sequel to Brad Bird's The Iron Giant

THE IRON GIANT was a big box office bomb, grossing only a little over $30 million worldwide against a budget of $70 million, however it received critical acclaim from critics, and many consider it to be one of the best animated movies of all time. Vin Diesel provided the voice of the titular robot in the Brad Bird film, and in a recent post on his Facebook page about The Iron Giant...
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08.31.2015
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Brad Bird's The Iron Giant will return to theaters this fall

Brad Bird didn't exactly make waves with his latest feature, TOMORROWLAND. Given the man's track record, it seems fair that a dent would finally be made in an otherwise immaculate filmography. Back in 1999, Bird released his first feature-film, THE IRON GIANT. The animated tale followed an unlikely friendship between a rebellious boy named Hogarth (voiced by Eli Marienthal )...
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07.08.2015
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I Want That: Mondo's The Iron Giant deluxe figure

If there were ever a reason to scrimp and save to be able to purchase something related to one of the great animated movies of our time, it’s now. Mondo will release a deluxe figure based on the movie THE IRON GIANT, we have some great images of the figure as well as the release date and cost. Mondo has announced that the deluxe figure will retail for $300, and be available...
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01.21.2015
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Review: About Last Night

PLOT: A modern take on the 1980s romantic comedy following two couples as they attempt to navigate their relationships. REVIEW: There are practically two different movies going on in ABOUT LAST NIGHT: One is an amusingly ribald, over-the-top comedy with lovably irrepressible characters. The other is a humdrum rom-com/drama tracking the uneventful highs and lows of a "nice"...
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02.14.2014
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