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Jon Favreau talks Lion King, Jungle Book 2 and shooting them back-to-back

I think audiences were pleasantly surprised that the live-action adaptation of THE JUNGLE BOOK didn't suck, so it was no surprise that Disney offered up director Jon Favreau the chance to do a sequel, as well as a new version of THE LION KING. By all accounts he's the right man for the job and speaking recently with Collider, he talked a bit about the challenges of doing both of those...
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Cast This: Clarice Starling

Clarice Starling is a fictional character that appears in the novels The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal by Thomas Harris . She probably best known from the film adaptation of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, where she was played by Jodie Foster (who received an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance), while in the film adaptation of HANNIBAL, she was played...
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Cast This: Squirrel Girl

In this edition of Cast This we will be looking at casting Marvel’s Squirrel Girl ; the comic book series star has been making headlines as of late thanks to actress Anna Kendrick eyeing the role that hasn’t officially been called for yet. Doreen Green, known as Squirrel Girl, is a human superhero with the proportional strength and speed of a squirrel, as well as...
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Why It Works: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Why It Works is an ongoing column which breaks down some of the most acclaimed films in history and explores what makes them so iconic, groundbreaking, and memorable. ****SPOILERS AHEAD**** While I'm sure we'd all like to see what an Edgar Wright -directed ANT-MAN would have looked like, the selfish part of me was a little relieved when he left the film....
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Review: The Duff

PLOT: Bianca ( Mae Whitman ) has a lot going for her. She’s one of the smartest kids in her high school and has two popular best friends, Casey (Bianca A. Santos) and Jessica (Skyler Samuels), with the one caveat being her shyness around boys. Suddenly her life is turned upside down when a former childhood friend turned jock, Wesley (Robbie Amell) calls her a D.U.F.F, which he...
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Get out your urban dictionary and watch the first trailer for The Duff

So for THE DUFF to work, we are to believe that people could somehow possibly think that Mae Whitman is ugly and fat. This movie is going to be full of so many unlikeable characters I don't know how anyone could sit and watch it without shouting expletives at the screen. While I am sure the movie will do some backtracking in the end and (obvious spoiler alert) tell us it...
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Review: The Wind Rises

PLOT : THE WIND RISES explores the life and love of Jirô Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes in World War II. It follows the designer from his childhood to his adult life as the man who created the Mitsubishi A5M. REVIEW : In the English language release of Hayao Miyazaki’s THE WIND RISES, his leading man Jirô Horikoshi is given life thanks...
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt takes the lead in the U.S. cast for Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is making headlines this evening! Right after a write-up on USA Today, Gordon-Levitt posted a photo of himself during the recording process for the English dub of Hayao Miyazaki 's THE WIND RISES. The actor will voice Jiro Horikoshi, "a young Japanese boy in the early 20th century who dreams of flying with the birds and meeting Italian plane designer...
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Ink & Pixel: Avatar: The Last Airbender

Ink & Pixel is a source of pride and joy for me as a writer and as such, I’m always striving to take this column further for those who read and enjoy it. If you yourself, or anyone you know, helped to make any of the amazing feature animated films found within this column, I would love to talk to you to further my knowledge. Please contact me at so we can...
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Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower (TIFF 2012)

PLOT: Charlie (Logan Lerman)- a shy young man, is nervous upon entering high school. He's railing from his best friend's suicide the year before, and feels invisible to his classmates. He soon makes friends with Patrick (Ezra Miller) and his step-sister Sam (Emma Watson)- seniors who identify themselves as “wallflowers” and invite Charlie to join their group of friends....
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15 images from Stephen Chbosky's The Perks of Being a Wallflower with Emma Watson

I'd say these were 15 NEW images from Stephen Chbosky's THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER, but there's a few repeats in here that we've seen before.  Still, it's always good to catch another glimpse of the adorably hot Emma Watson, so I won't complain.  Chbosky's adaptation of his own bestseller also stars Logan Lerman, Ezra Miller, Mae Whitman, Kate Walsh, Nina Dobrev, and Dylan...
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