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6 items from 2012


Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Blu-ray Debuts March 12th, 2013

26 December 2012 3:38 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment is releasing Who Framed Roger Rabbit? on Blu-ray March 12, 2013. The studio is also releasing two-packs featuring The Hunchback of Notre Dame and The Hunchback of Notre Dame II, Mulan and Mulan II and Brother Bear and Brother Bear 2 on the same date. Take a look at the artwork and release details for these four new Blu-ray's.

Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Blu-ray - $26.50 Srp

A toon hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder. Four time Academy Award Winner (1988) for Best Film Editing, Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Effects Editing and Special Achievement in Animation Direction.

Special Features:

The Roger Rabbit Shorts (Digitally Restored) - Tummy Trouble, Roller-Coaster Rabbit & Trail Mix-UpWho Made Roger Rabbit?Theatrical TrailerDeleted Scene: "Pig's Head"On Set! Benny The CabBehind The Ears: The True StoryBefore & After Split-ScreenToon Stand-InsFeature Audio CommentaryToontown »

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Beyond Fright – Can You Believe These Were All Saturday Morning Cartoons?!

5 November 2012 1:55 PM, PST | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Several months ago, I was working on a movie review of the Jim Carrey flick The Mask for the Amoeba website movie blog “Movies We Like”. (I’d link to it, but my review section over there is currently down. Here is the link for future reference though!) As I was revisiting the movie and prepping my review, I suddenly had a vague memory of a cartoon version of The Mask. Hmm… a quick You Tube search later confirmed it. There was in fact a cartoon of The Mask and not only that, but Ace Ventura too. Not only was there a cartoon for two different Jim Carrey movies, but there was even an episode of The Mask in which Ace Ventura was the guest star!?! On a whim, I typed in Dumb And Dumber into You Tube and to my shock, there was a cartoon version of that too! »

- Rob Galluzzo

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"Karate Kid" Star Turns 50 -- See Cast Then & Now!

4 November 2012 7:00 AM, PST | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Get ready to feel reallllly old: "Karate Kid" Ralph Macchio is 50!Hard to believe, but Ralph celebrates the milestone birthday today -- 28 years after the movie's release.And he's been a busy boy since his days as young Daniel-san.After starring in "The Karate Kid" and two of the three sequels, Macchio continued to work in film, did a musical on Broadway, acted on television and most recently appeared on "Dancing with the Stars."But what have the rest of the film series' stars been up to?Sadly, Pat Morita (Mr. Miyagi) passed away in 2005 -- but other stars from the film series have gone on to have success on soap operas, appear on shows like "Glee" and "Mad Men" and garner Oscar nominations and wins.Check out the gallery above to see how the casts of "The Karate Kid," "The Karate Kid Part II," "The Karate Kid Part III »

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Watch: Ralph Macchio's 'Karate Kid' Screen Test, a Hilarious Take on 'Back to the Future,' and Cats Gone Wild

12 September 2012 9:47 AM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Welcome to Morning Watch, our daily roundup of funny/interesting/bizarre/creative/informative videos for you to start your day with. The other day Kate Winslet's Titanic screen test made the rounds, which prompted Flavorwire to collect some of their favorite actor and actress screen tests lying around online. The one we liked most was this one, featuring Ralph Macchio (and Pat Morita) testing for The Karate Kid. What's most enjoyable here is watching Macchio learn about the story and his character's motivations for the first time. Even if he's already read the script, you can tell he's still processing it, becoming excited when it all comes together for him as he compares the story to Rocky. The video is intercut with Morita's screen test, making it look as...

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- Erik Davis

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Strangest & Most Controversial Moments In the History of the Academy Awards

23 February 2012 5:49 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The saying goes: If Hollywood is really the movie capital of the world, then Oscar night is the world’s biggest wrap party, and like all parties, each event comes with unwelcome guests, embarrassing situations, strange fashions and controversial moments. In fact, controversy and the Oscars seem to go hand in hand and despite the fact that the Academy Awards are, for the most part, an elegant and tightly controlled affair, some very strange things do occur. Let’s take a look back through the history of the Academy Awards, and some of it’s strangest and more controversial moments – which sadly were also the most memorable.

Shadow Dancers

For the 2007 ceremony, producers hired the dance troop Pilobolus to recreate famous images from that year’s most popular films.

Political Rants

Richard Gere was last asked to present in 1993 when he interrupted the ceremony to give a long speech attacking »

- Kyle Reese

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Thn’s Top 10 Sports Movies

4 January 2012 1:52 PM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

This week sees the release of Goon, the story of deadbeat Doug (played by Seann William-Scott), a lost soul searching for his place in the world and finding it on the bloodied ice rink of Pro-Hockey. After a display of strength Doug is signed up, not to play but to fight as the team’s Goon. From the writer of Superbad and Ppineapple Express this is sure to be an entertaining and sharp movie.

Goon arrives in cinemas Friday 6th January and to honour its release we’ve been thinking of some of our favourite sporting films – so let’s get the ball (or in this case the puck) rolling.

10. A League Of Their Own  (1992) Dir: Penny Marshall Cast: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Madonna

When the Yanks finally step up to pitch in with the war effort the country finds itself with a lack of Baseball players and »

- Joe Upton

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