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Dolly Parton signs deal to develop movies about her life for NBC

January 16th, 2015 No comments

Still saving up for that trip to Dollywood? Not to worry. NBC will soon be bringing Dolly Parton to living rooms across the country.

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"Into the Woods" Film Sets Blu-Ray and DVD Release Date

January 13th, 2015 No comments

Also in the cast are Simon Russell Beale as the Baker's Father, Chris Pine as Cinderella's Prince, Billy Magnussen as Rapunzel's Prince, Christine Baranski as Stepmother, Annette Crosbie as Granny, Joanna Riding as Cinderella's Mother, Richard Glover as The Steward, Frances De La Tour as The Giant, Lucy Punch as Lucinda, Tammy Blanchard as Florinda, MacKenzie Mauzy as Rapunzel, Daniel …

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US distributors of Pride accused of removing gay references on DVD cover

January 6th, 2015 No comments

The Stateside version of the film’s home release appears to omit mention of the sexuality of the activists at the core of its story Pride is the award-winning true-life tale of a group of London-based gay and lesbian activists who stood up for striking Welsh coal miners in 1984 and helped to spark a sea-change in attitudes to gay rights on the British political left. But film-lovers in north …

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'Pride,' 'The Equalizer,' 'The Good Lie' and more

December 27th, 2014 No comments

New DVD releases also include “The Trip to Italy,” “Dominion” and “Elsa & Fred.” New DVD releases also include “The Trip to Italy,” “Dominion” and “Elsa & Fred.”

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'Pride,' 'The Equalizer,' 'The Good Lie' and more

How movies embraced Hinduism (without you even noticing)

December 25th, 2014 No comments

From Interstellar to Batman and Star Wars the venerable religion has been the driving philosophy behind many hit movies.

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How movies embraced Hinduism (without you even noticing)

DVD and Blu-ray customers stayed loyal to their formats in 2014

December 19th, 2014 No comments

In June, the Criterion Collection's president, Peter Becker, posted a statement on the company's website announcing that it was going to stop producing “dual-format” titles that contained both DVDs and Blu-ray discs.

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DVD and Blu-ray customers stayed loyal to their formats in 2014

Classic Batman TV series released on DVD

December 2nd, 2014 No comments

Batfans rejoice.

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Classic Batman TV series released on DVD

Wonkblog: America’s favorite really bad movies

November 18th, 2014 No comments

The movies America loves but critics think are terrible.

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Genre movies that have won best picture

November 13th, 2014 No comments

“Wings,” action-adventure (1927)

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Genre movies that have won best picture

Best picture Oscar contenders often break the genre film barrier

November 13th, 2014 No comments

There is a long-running misconception that members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences love only underdog biopics, literary adaptations and anything in which Meryl Streep speaks with an accent. But if you look at the list of the 500-plus movies that have received best picture…

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