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“Beauty and the Beast” – a beastly good live-action adaptation

“A life sentence for a rose?” Nutshell: Like Jungle Book before it, Beauty and the Beast is a live adaptation that is quite possibly even better than the original. Grade: A Story: A girl that feels like an outsider in … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: “Beauty and the Beast”!

UPDATE – Winners of the “Beauty and the Beast” screening that is scheduled for tomorrow night, March 14th: THE SCREENING HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 15TH. TICKETS FOR THE 3/14 SCREENING ARE VALID FOR 3/15! Be safe, stay warm! *** … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “Beauty and the Beast” first trailer, and poster!

The first teaser trailer for the live-action reimagining of Beauty and the Beast was wonderful.  And now the first official trailer hits.  And it’s really something. I’m digging the CGI effects, especially for Lumiere. Equally stunning is the poster – … Continue reading

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Ed O’Neill and Hank the Septopus wish you a happy World Septopus Day!

Yeah yeah – October 8th  is World Octopus Day.  (8/8…because 8 arms…GET IT?)  But Hank of Finding Dory lost a tentacle.  So he’s got a day just for him: World Septopus Day! Don’t believe me?  Take it away, voice of … Continue reading

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“Queen of Katwe” – a beautiful true story given the beautiful Disney treatment

Nutshell: Not only is this a lovely feel-good movie that based on a lovely feel-good story that really happened, Queen of Katwe takes viewers by the hand and shows them a whole new real world.  Director Mira Nair, along with … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: Pete’s Dragon!

UPDATE: MOAR PASSES!  Please visit http://www.seeitfirst.net and enter in the code: 339578! Who doesn’t love dragons?  Okay, maybe those Masters in Mereen. (#RIP) But we’re not talking Game of Thrones here, we’re talking Disney, baby!  It’s the live action remake/reboot/re-somthing … Continue reading

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It’s official: “Wreck-It Ralph” gets a sequel

Wreck-It Ralph was one of those films I didn’t think I’d like so I skipped it at the multiplex. Then I caught it on cable and loved it. LOVED it. So when I got the 411 that there’s a sequel … Continue reading

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