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Animated Day of the Dead-themed movie is cheesy yet lovable

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October 27, 2014

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“The Book of Life” is supposed to be seen as a Halloween movie, but it’s not like other animated classics like “A Nightmare Before Christmas.” It lightly touches on Halloween, making it a film that can be shown at any time o...

Remake of Gambit doesn’t live up to expectations

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October 24, 2014

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The remake of the 1966 Michael Caine and Shirley MacLaine caper "Gambit," released in 2012, did not receive a big American release despite it's all-star cast including Colin Firth, Alan Rickman, and Cameron Diaz.The combined ...

Powerful characters take silver screen at Toronto Film Festival

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September 18, 2014

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This year’s Toronto International Film Festival closed out with its biggest event yet.With over 390 films shown this year, the festival has come a long way in its nearly 40-year history.Founded in 1976 under the name "The F...

Unlikely male ‘My Little Pony’ fans exposed in documentary

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April 10, 2014

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What do loyalty, honesty, generosity, kindness, laughter and magic have in common with adult men? The first six mentioned make up the Elements of Harmony that represent the strongest magic known in Equestria. Still confused?The docu...

Schwarzenegger returns to big screen in ‘Sabotage’ flop

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April 6, 2014

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As far as politicians re-entering the entertainment industry after serving time in office (looking at you Fred Thompson), Arnold Schwarzenegger is probably the best at it.Schwarzenegger plays John ”Breacher” Wharton, a commander ...

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