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One of many last year’s cinematic disappointments was the tepid reception Ender’s Game received stateside (it made just $61 million domestically). Based on the iconic sci-fi novel by Orson Scott Card, the epic tale centers on Ender Wiggins (Asa Butterfield), a child prodigy who, due to his quick trigger reactions, [...]


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Dedication and preparation for a role comes in many forms for an actor, and for Lucy Fry part of that research including learning an English accent for Lissa Dragomir, her character in Vampire Academy.

The film, co-starring Zooey Deutch and Dominic Sherwood, is based on Richelle Mead’s popular novel, and before shooting [...]


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Penn & Teller are illusionists who mix a bit of humor amidst all that delicious intrigue and misdirection. There are brief touches of levity in the documentary Tim’s Vermeer, but when you’re dealing with a Texas engineer/inventor who’s bent on replicating a painting from Johannes Vermeer, time is of the essence.

Since the [...]


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George Clooney led a cast of thousands across Germany and to the English coast to shoot the World War II comedy-drama that opens on February 7th.

Directed, co-written by and starring Clooney, The Monuments Men (opening February 7) took Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman and Cate Blanchett on a [...]


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Opening February 7, The Monuments Men, centers on a motley crew of artists, curators, and art historians who risked their lives to rescue valuable pieces of art that was confiscated by the Nazis. Directed by and starring George Clooney, the picture, according to Clooney, is inspired by the character driven and viscerally thrilling works of [...]


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Jennifer Lopez was initially set to judge just a year of American Idol, but her first stint on the show lasted two seasons. After her hiatus from last season, the show underwent its share of turmoil, mainly due to the friction between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj.

With Harry Connick Jr. and returnee [...]


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Finally arriving in select theaters today, the long awaited SAVING MR. BANKS is a truly engaging behind-the-scenes show biz story detailing how WALT DISNEY acquired the film rights to P.L. TRAVERS’ beloved children’s story MARY POPPINS. TOM HANKS and EMMA THOMPSON do an excellent job of capturing the essence of DISNEY [...]


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Airing tonight on ABC, the underrated and often misunderstood sitcom THE NEIGHBORS presents an episode that proves there’s not a lot of difference between intergalactic and earthbound parenting when it comes to the Christmas holiday season.

Originally thought by critics to be too ‘high-concept’ to be accepted by TV audiences, THE NEIGHBORS has proven naysayers [...]


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The latest animated Disney film to hit theaters is FROZEN, a musical retelling of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale THE ICE QUEEN. Featuring not one but two princesses, the voice cast includes IDINA MENZEL and KRISTEN BELL as royal sisters with very distinct personalities.

Known for her work on the small screen [...]


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Currently in theaters, MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is a sincere biopic depicting the life and career of South African activist and freedom fighter NELSON MANDELA. Directed by JUSTIN CHADWICK and based on MANDELA’S 1994 autobiography, the film is exhaustive in its attention to the details of his many accomplishments. The awards-worthy cast features [...]


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