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The Lion King review – resplendent but pointless

Jon Favreau’s photorealistic copy of the classic 1994 animated feature is a virtual triumph – but why go to the effort?Disney’s money-spinning mission to recycle its animated back catalogue with “live action” remakes continues apace. In the past few years we’ve had Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland and Dumbo, Kenneth Branagh’s Cinderella, Bill Condon’s Beauty […]

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‘Paradise Hills’ Trailer: Milla Jovovich Teaches Emma Roberts Manners in Feminist Fable

Unspooling like the candy-coated dystopian design baby of “Midsommar” and Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland,” the first trailer for the female-fronted “Paradise Hills” is a veritable feast of celebrated talent. The feature filmmaking debut of Spanish filmmaker Alice Waddington, the film is anchored by some of the buzziest actresses working in indie film: Emma Roberts, […]

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‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Director Marc Webb In Talks For Disney’s Upcoming ‘Snow White’ Live-Action Remake

Let’s be honest, Disney is running out of animated films to remake in live-action. This year alone, there’s “Dumbo,” “Aladdin,” and the upcoming “The Lion King.” This is on the heels of “The Jungle Book,” “Maleficent,” “Cinderella,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and “Alice in Wonderland.” This doesn’t even take into consideration the multitude of films […]

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‘Hereditary’s’ Ari Aster Says “Psychedelic” Horror Film ‘Midsommar’ Is a “Fairytale” Similar To ‘Alice In Wonderland’

When you first watch the trailer for director Ari Aster’s upcoming horror film, “Midsommar,” you wouldn’t be wrong to draw comparisons to “The Wicker Man.” The ‘70s horror film is a bit of a cult classic and deals with very similar territory of a creepy cult that is likely up to no good. However, the […]

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New Full-Length Trailer for Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’ Soars to Greater Heights

Disney has released a new trailer for director Tim Burton’s new live-action Dumbo movie is here. The film updates the classic animated Disney film and revolves around a circus owner (Danny DeVito) who enlists a former star (Colin Farrell) and his children t care for a newborn elephant, whose gift of flight takes the circus […]

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‘Dumbo’: Tim Burton Reimagines A Magical Live-Action Flying Elephant Fairytale

It seems like yesterday when Disney released the box-office behemoth that was “Alice in Wonderland” in 2010. The astounding return— $10.25 billion— secured the future of the company’s cinema, as we currently witness the everlasting impact of that seminal picture. To be fair and honest, the film wasn’t all that remarkable to begin with, despite […]

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David Thewlis Joins Billie Piper’s Directorial Debut ‘Rare Beasts’

David Thewlis has joined the cast of Rare Beasts, the directorial debut of British stage and screen star Billie Piper (Yerma, Doctor Who), which has now started principal photography.The Harry Potter grad, recently seen in the third season of Fargo, has been cast alongside Leo Bill (Peterloo, Alice in Wonderland), Kerry Fox (Shallow Grave, The […]

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Caine Join David Oyelowo-Angelina Jolie Film ‘Come Away’ (Exclusive)

Michael Caine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and British actor David Gyasi have joined the cast of the drama “Come Away” starring Angelina Jolie and David Oyelowo.Brenda Chapman, director and co-writer of Pixar’s “Brave,” is helming from a script by Marissa Kate Goodhill. Fred Films and Yoruba Saxon Productions are the production companies. Producers are Leesa Kahn, James […]

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Jennifer Todd Beats Jason Blum in Academy Board Runoff

The total number of women on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors is now 22, one more than last year. That’s because producer Jennifer Todd not only beat her Oscar show co-producer Michael De Luca as a finalist to represent the producers branch, but in a run-off election to resolve […]

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