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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Strain

This week: The Apes rise again, The Strain spreads some vampire cooties, and the end is near for Justified. ► The top-to-bottom fantastic DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES is the new high-water mark for the entire franchise – an intense, emotional, and expertly made morality tale in which some CGI...
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Review: The Congress

PLOT: Aging actress Robin Wright , feeling overwhelmed by her real-life duties as a mother of two, decides to have her likeness uploaded into a computer, enabling filmmakers to use the digital version of Robin Wright to do whatever they want. REVIEW: That plot synopsis above doesn't really tell the whole story. Not by a long shot. THE CONGRESS is a testament to the power -...
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Strange and dazzling trailer for The Congress starring Robin Wright

I’ve watched this trailer a handful of times now, and it’s still giving me chills. WALTZ WITH BASHIR director Ari Folman returns with THE CONGRESS , a trippy and wonderful looking movie that looks to go full meta in all the right ways. It’s a fascinating blend of live action and animation adapted from SOLARIS author Stanislaw Lem's novel "The Futurological...
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Ink & Pixel: Special Edition: 2014 Animation Preview

Ink & Pixel is a source of pride and joy for me as a writer and as such, Iím 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 discuss it...
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Wicked and trippy trailer for The Congress starring Robin Wright and Harvey Keitel

The first international trailer for THE CONGRESS, starring Robin Wright , Harvey Keitel , Danny Huston , Paul Giamatti , and Kodi Smit-McPhee has arrived and it's an odd, trippy, and wicked looking affair. Written and directed by Ari Folman , who did the brilliant documentary WALTZ WITH BASHIR, which was equally trippy in that it used animation to recount a tale of war. Now,...
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