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The bond between pet and pet owner is undeniable, even if the most remarkable thing your cat ever did was chase its tail one particularly hyperactive night. So settle down, fetch the popcorn/dog treats, and enjoy some of the greatest pet movies ever made. The Aristocats (1970) The last movie

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Every day of this Oscar season has been, as Sheryl Crow would say, a winding road – more than any other awards season I can recall. At last, we’ve almost reached the end: Oscar Sunday is just two days away. All the red carpets, all the acceptance speeches, all the

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This week there are a few great Blu-ray and DVD releases! House at the End of the Street, Dredd, Frankenweenie, Samsara, and Dallas: The Complete First Season are the best releases this week! Here’s a clip from House at the End of the Street (the still above is from the movies

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Twenty years ago, Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln might have been the undeniable, no-holds-barred front-runner to win best picture, best director, and myriad other prizes at the Academy Awards. While such a sweep might not happen in this day and age, the aura of a prestige film with an iconic director at

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Each month I pick movies that are the must-see, cream of the crop. They’ll either be films coming out in theaters that week or something on Netflix I think that’s worth the watch. The top four films for the month will be ones that have the a lot of buzz,

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It’s safe to say that Tim Burton is one of the world’s most successful style as substance filmmakers, even if his films have increasingly displayed a frustrating tendency to emphasize design for its own sake.  However, Burton returns with a renewed focus on storytelling in Frankenweenie, a black and white

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Stop-motion is one of the oldest forms of animation yet it’s enjoying a wonderful resurgance this year with Paranorman, Pirates! The Band of Misfits, and now Frankenweenie. In theaters starting October 5, Frankenweenie may just be the best of the bunch. In addition to a fantastic movie, the Art of

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Walt Disney has released a new featurette for Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie. The voice cast includes Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Atticus Shaffer, Robert Capron, Conchata Ferrell, and Winona Ryder.

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After talking with Frankenweenie producer Don Hahn, I had the opportunity to chat with Allison Abbate, whom he called “one of the greatest stop-motion producers of all time.”  Allison has worked with some incredible directors including Wes Anderson, Brad Bird, and, of course, Tim Burton.  Her credits include Space Jam,

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The New York Film Festival added some films and, for the first time in its history, tributes to its lineup. Also, Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master has screened in various locations across the U.S. But let’s reserve that conversation for next week because, well, will we need to talk about

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Don Hahn has produced some of the most beloved Disney films of all time including The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, and Who Framed Roger Rabbit?.  His work has brought joy and enchantment to thousands of people around the globe, including me.  I can say in all honesty that

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Fall is an interesting time at the box office. It’s a mix of summer leftovers and the beginnings of the award season hopefuls. It’s an ecclectic mix where you have family friendly fare alongside depressing dramas vying for Oscars. Even the term “Fall release” needed some clarification. We decided that

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Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s is once again lending her beautiful voice and songwriting abilities to the big screen, for Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie. Her score for Where The Wild Things Are is fantastic (then again it also has a song by Arcade Fire). She also teamed with Trent Reznor on the cover of Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin for David Fincher’s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.

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This year’s Comic Con is off to an amazing start!! Check out our totally math photo gallery from Preview Night and Day 1. There is so much Adventure Time cosplay going down, it might as well be called FinnCon! Algebraic!!! Giant Finn watches over all of us here: Outside the

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Another highlight from Comic Con today was the brand new Frankenweenie “homage” trailer, which debuted during the Walt Disney Studios panel. Honestly, the flick was not really on my radar, but after watching this trailer and chatting with the film’s producers, Don Hahn and Allison Abbate, this adaptation of Tim

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After today’s release of a brand new trailer with even more footage for Frankenweenie, Disney also revealed new character descriptions , pictures and bios for the film. Having seen the short that originally portrait this story shot in live action, I can now see we have even more in store in the

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