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19 items from 2014


Teaser for Marvel Expansion of Disney Infinity Debuts!

8 April 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Back in February , we got a confirmation that some of Marvel's characters were in development to appear in the highly popular video game Disney Infinity , and now Marvel has debuted a video teasing just that. Check it out in the player below and stay tuned for updates on what Marvel characters will appear in Disney Infinity ! In Disney Infinity , you have the freedom and endless opportunity to create stories and play experiences starring some of your favorite Disney and Disney/Pixar characters including the casts of Pirates of the Caribbean , The Incredibles , Monsters University , Cars , Toy Story , The Lone Ranger , The Nightmare Before Christmas , and many more! Disney Infinity is available for the Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, »

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Full Schedule Unveiled for The Stanley Film Festival

3 April 2014 3:02 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Shine on, kids! The full schedule for the Stanley Film Festival, which runs at the iconic and historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Co, April 24-27, has been announced; and we have all the details you need right here. Dig it!

From the Press Release

The Stanley Film Festival (Sff), produced by the Denver Film Society and presented by NBC Universal's Chiller, announced today its Opening Night film and several special event highlights and experiences taking place at the four-day event (April 24-27, 2014).

The Stanley Film Festival celebrates the best in independent horror cinema at the hotel that inspired The Shining. The Festival will host a full slate of films, panels, competitions, and special events - all at the beautiful and historically haunted Stanley Hotel.

The Stanley Film Festival will open Thursday, April 24, with a Gala Presentation of an original documentary from EPiX, Doc of the Dead. Directed by Colorado »

- Steve Barton

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The Stanley Film Festival Announces Full Program, Including The Sacrament, Dead Snow 2

3 April 2014 1:29 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The Stanley Hotel launched its first annual Stanley Film Festival last year and put together an impressive group of horror films and guests. After initially announcing Doc of the Dead as their opening film, we now have the full programming list, which includes screenings of The Sacrament, Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead, and much more:

“The Stanley Film Festival (Sff) produced by the Denver Film Society (Dfs) and presented by Chiller, announced today its full line-up and schedule. As previously announced, Doc of the Dead will open Sff. The festival, taking place April 24-27, will close with the mockumentary from Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords), What We Do In The Shadows, about a house of vampires trying to get back in touch with modern society. Throughout the four-day celebration of the best in horror cinema, Sff will showcase a full slate of features, shorts, panels, »

- Jonathan James

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Sr Geek Picks: Top 10 Movies By Decade, Gearing Up Supercut and More

31 March 2014 9:56 AM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find a supercut of all finest ‘gearing up’ scenes from movie land; a Game of Thrones parody of ‘What’s This’ from The Nightmare Before Christmas; learn 27 fun facts about fun; Frozen cosplay; and a Wolf of Wall Street parody featuring the best in the world. All that and more on this edition of Sr’s Geek Picks!

If you have any Geek Picks of your own, please send them to srgeekpicks(at)gmail(dot)com and you could be featured in a future post!

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Who’s This

A Game of Thrones parody of What’s This from The Nightmare Before Christmas.

In anticipation of season 4, here’s a recap of all the major events from season 1 to 3.

Download The Song Here.

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- Justin Vactor

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12 3D Film Re-Releases That Must Happen

25 March 2014 11:32 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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Films are made for the big screen. They demand an immersive environment where the viewer’s whole attention rests on the images in front of them (unless you’re one of those people who live-tweets every film. In which case, just, don’t.) and the loud surround sound. That’s the main difference between a film and a good TV drama such as Sherlock – films are best seen in the cinema. So the film industry is constantly searching for ways to better this experience – higher resolution 4K screens, better laser projectors, 360° sound, etc – and the latest, biggest advancement has been 3D.

Whether you’re a fan of 3D or not, there’s no denying that it has taken off massively: brought into popularity by big releases such as Up and Avatar in 2009, it is now the standard for big-budget action or sci-fi films, and pretty much all animation. »

- Sam Shepherd

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Sofia Coppola To Direct A Live-Action Version Of ‘The Little Mermaid’

19 March 2014 8:21 AM, PDT | Filmonic.com | See recent Filmonic news »

Universal Pictures is currently in negotiations with director Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation) to take on a live-action version of the classic Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale The Little Mermaid. Caroline Thompson (Edward ScissorhandsThe Nightmare Before Christmas) is currently rewriting a draft of the script turned in by Kelly Marcel (Fifty Shades of GreySaving Mr. Banks) […]

Read Sofia Coppola To Direct A Live-Action Version Of ‘The Little Mermaid’ on Filmonic.

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- Andrew Shuster

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Sofia Coppola to direct The Little Mermaid

19 March 2014 12:55 AM, PDT | TotalFilm | See recent TotalFilm news »

Sofia Coppola is set to direct Universal’s adaptation of The Little Mermaid, a new, live-action version of Hans Christian Anderson’s classic fairytale. Joe Wright had previously been circling the project, but given his involvement with Warner’s upcoming Pan, it seems as though his fairytale slate is currently full up. Tim Burton favourite Caroline Thompson is on board to script the film, with the likes of Edward Scissorhands, Corpse Bride and The Nightmare Before Christmas suggesting she’s the perfect match for the material. She...

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- George Wales

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Sofia Coppola to Direct 'Little Mermaid'

18 March 2014 3:05 PM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Sofia Coppola is likely headed under the sea to direct an upcoming live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid, Deadline reports. Coppola is reportedly still negotiating a deal with Universal Pictures and Working Title, but with the studios hoping to move things along quickly, it looks as if the deal will go through.

This new adaptation of the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale is being rewritten by Caroline Thompson, who penned Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas and Corpse Bride. The script has also been worked on by Kelly Marcel (Fifty Shades of Grey, »

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Joe Wright Out, Sofia Coppola In For Live Action 'The Little Mermaid'

18 March 2014 10:27 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Perhaps only one live action, children's fantasy adventure is enough for Joe Wright. With the director busy ramping up "Pan," his new take on the stories of J.M. Barrie, he's exiting a long developing project that he's been linked to for a while. Sofia Coppola is stepping in to direct "The Little Mermaid," which certainly marks an entirely different kind of project for the usually indie minded director. Abi Morgan ("Shame") was the first one to deliver a draft, with Kelly Marcel ("Fifty Shades Of Grey") hired last summer to put pen to paper, and now Caroline Thompson ("Edward Scissorhands," "The Nightmare Before Christmas") is tackling it. Plot details have been scarce as well, though Morgan once said the intention to was veer closer to the tragic ending of the Hans Christian Anderson fable, and away from Disney's take.  "We're going the much more traditional route," she said in 2011. "It's »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Sofia Coppola Will Give 'The Little Mermaid' Legs

18 March 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Sofia Coppola has made her name as a filmmaker by turning her lens on the lives of teen girls, but it sounds like her next project will take her into virgin territory. The multi-hyphenate is in negotiations to direct "The Little Mermaid," a live-action adaptation of the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

It's not yet clear how kid-friendly this version of "The Little Mermaid" will be. As with most fairy tales, the original story is not nearly as cheery as Disney's, and previous names attached to the project are more commonly associated with more adult fare. Joe Wright, who directed the fabulous teen-centric "Hanna," had been associated with "The Little Mermaid" in years past, and the script has passed through the hands of "Shame"'s Abi Morgan and "Fifty Shades Of Grey"'s Kelly Marcel.

The latest writer to take a crack at the script is Caroline Thompson, who's »

- Jenni Miller

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Cee Lo Green Rock n Rolls with the The Boxtrolls

5 March 2014 2:14 PM, PST | kidspickflicks | See recent kidspickflicks news »

Who are The Boxtrolls? That seems to be the question on everyone's mind when they see snippets of the upcoming stop-motion animated movie.

The Boxtrolls follows the adventures of Eggs ("Game of Thrones" star Isaac Hempstead-Wright), an orphan who was taken in by a group of mischievous characters known as The Boxtrolls. After being discovered, Eggs has to help The Boxtrolls escape an evil exterminator (Iron Man 3's Ben Kingsley).

In the newest trailer for The Boxtrolls, watch as these tiny creatures, named for their choice of style, get into all sorts of trouble as they tinker with their new inventions, and just make a straight up mess of things - and Cee Lo Green sings the song, so it's kinda like a music video!

Going back to classic claymation animation that reminds us of movies like The Nightmare Before Christmas and Coraline, The Boxtrolls is going to be »

- dbethke@fanlala.com (Dave B.)

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Rollling with the Boxtrolls

5 March 2014 2:14 PM, PST | kidspickflicks | See recent kidspickflicks news »

Who are The Boxtrolls? That seems to be the question on everyone's mind when they see snippets of the upcoming stop-motion animated movie.

The Boxtrolls follows the adventures of Eggs ("Game of Thrones" star Isaac Hempstead-Wright), an orphan who was taken in by a group of mischievous characters known as The Boxtrolls. After being discovered, Eggs has to help The Boxtrolls escape an evil exterminator (Iron Man 3's Ben Kingsley).

In the newest trailer for The Boxtrolls, watch as these tiny creatures, named for their choice of style, get into all sorts of trouble as they tinker with their new inventions, and just make a straight up mess of things.

Going back to classic claymation animation that reminds us of movies like The Nightmare Before Christmas and Coraline, The Boxtrolls is going to be a great way to mix things up this fall. Keep your eyes open when The »

- dbethke@fanlala.com (Dave B.)

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Beetlejuice recap: Michael Keaton reaps a whole new reputation

2 March 2014 2:00 AM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

This afternoon at 2.50pm we shall see how Channel 5 copes with the profane, graphic, sexual antics of Tim Burton's cult film

Michael Keaton to return in Beetlejuice sequel with Tim Burton

"Let's turn on the juice and see what shakes loose" – Beetlejuice

Today, Channel 5 is broadcasting a timely showing of Tim Burton's 1988 classic Beetlejuice. Why so timely? Because just last week its star Michael Keaton suggested that Burton was keen on the idea of a sequel. All of which makes this the perfect time to assess whether or not Beetlejuice 2 needs to happen. Or at least it would, were Channel 5 not broadcasting it in the middle of the day. This is Beetlejuice, after all – scary, sweary, faintly graphic, prostitute-starring Beetlejuice. It might have been turned into a cartoon at one point but, still, Beetlejuice is a little too adult for Channel 5's Jumanji slot, isn't it?

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- Stuart Heritage

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Beetlejuice recap: Michael Keaton reaps a whole new reputation

2 March 2014 2:00 AM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

This afternoon at 2.50pm we shall see how Channel 5 copes with the profane, graphic, sexual antics of Tim Burton's cult film

Michael Keaton to return in Beetlejuice sequel with Tim Burton

"Let's turn on the juice and see what shakes loose" – Beetlejuice

Today, Channel 5 is broadcasting a timely showing of Tim Burton's 1988 classic Beetlejuice. Why so timely? Because just last week its star Michael Keaton suggested that Burton was keen on the idea of a sequel. All of which makes this the perfect time to assess whether or not Beetlejuice 2 needs to happen. Or at least it would, were Channel 5 not broadcasting it in the middle of the day. This is Beetlejuice, after all – scary, sweary, faintly graphic, prostitute-starring Beetlejuice. It might have been turned into a cartoon at one point but, still, Beetlejuice is a little too adult for Channel 5's Jumanji slot, isn't it?

So who »

- Stuart Heritage

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10 Disney Villains That Need Their Own Movie

28 February 2014 10:30 AM, PST | FEARnet | See recent FEARnet news »

When I was young and I watched a Disney film, I always rooted for the hero. I wanted Simba to get over his past, and become the king he couldn't wait to be, once upon a time. I cheered for Buzz to fly when he lost his sanity and had teatime in an apron and flower hat. I even hoped that Jack Skellington could retrieve Santa Claus in time for Christmas, despite the fact that it was Jack who ordered his kidnapping in the first place. However, as I've grown older, I've learned to appreciate the antagonists of the Disney kingdom just as much as the heroes, because without them, the stars we hold so dear wouldn't have a challenge to overcome. I've actually found myself relating to these naughty characters, and laughing at their incorrigible nature. With a live-action Maleficent coming out starring Angelina Jolie, I couldn't help but »

- Kalyn Corrigan

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Tenacious Eats Presents “Westrospective” – Wes Anderson Month at ‘Movies for Foodies’

20 February 2014 9:07 AM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Director Wes Anderson’s newest The Grand Budapest Hotel, opens March 21st. The trailers trot out the usual Anderson calling cards: dry humor, beautiful shots, a killer soundtrack, and of course, Bill Murray Jason Schwartzman, and Owen Wilson. So much seems borrowed from Anderson’s earlier films that he might as well be following a checklist but though the director has consistently divided audiences, his films have always won over his many loyal supporters.

The chefs at Tenacious Eats are big fans of Wes Anderson and they have christened the month of March “Westrospective – Wes Anderson Month” as part of their film series Movies for Foodies. This is a one-of-a-kind event where food is prepared and plated in front of you while you watch a film on the big screen. Tenacious Eats only works with locally produced food procured by them and hard-to-find ingredients imported from places that specialize in them. »

- Tom Stockman

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Points of Articulation: Funko 3 3/4 ReAction Figures

17 February 2014 1:44 PM, PST | FamousMonsters of Filmland | See recent Famous Monsters of Filmland news »

Toy Fair in New York is taking place right now, and like every Toy Fair you can bet there will be teases of new Star Wars figures, or new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, or Marvel toys. “Hey, BayFormers 4 is coming out this summer, here are all the new awful renditions of abysmally designed ‘Transformers’.” You’ll get fifteen different versions of Optimus Prime and Bumblebee, and  they’re throwing in Dinobots this time. The point is that every year a lot of the same is revealed at Toy Fair, but there are also unexpected treasures unveiled that make collectors giddy with anticipation.

One such reveal this year (although Entertaiment Earth teased fans a week early) was Funko’s 3 3/4 ReAction figure line. If you don’t recall, the ReAction line began last year with the “lost prototype” Alien line. Fans went nuts for these never-released figures. Nostalgia sells, and Funko and »

- Dominic F

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Entertainment Earth Reveals New ReAction Figures for Terminator, Predator, Buffy, Universal Monsters, Elm Street, Friday the 13th, and More!

10 February 2014 7:45 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Funko and Super 7 have added several new licenses to their ReAction 3-3/4" figure line, including Terminator, Predator, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, and many more.

For a limited time, Entertainment Earth is the only place to get these hot new figures, and below you'll see some of the early prototypes.

Along with the franchises listed above, the newcomers include eight of the Universal Monsters plus characters from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," Halloween, The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Crow, Scream, Trick 'r Treat, Hellraiser, Escape from New York, and Goonies.

Curious about which of the Universal Monsters will be released? You can expect the Creature from the Black Lagoon, Frankenstein's Monster and his Bride, Dracula, the Mummy, the Wolf Man, the Phantom of the Opera, and the Invisible Man.

Each figure is stylized exactly as items from the “golden age” of action figures with approximately five points of articulation, »

- Debi Moore

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24 Homemade Horror Movie Snacks Will Keep Your Foodie in Fear

8 February 2014 7:00 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

A few days ago we showed you 25 Spectacular Movie Cakes for Horror Fans, and now we are back with another boatload of culinary chillers made by horror fans for horror fans! Eat 'em up!

Facebook user Ghoulia Childs has amassed quite a collection of imagery from around the world so we picked out 24 of our absolute favorites.

Seriously... these things are incredible and almost too cool looking to eat... but screw that, man! A cupcake is a cupcake, and we like our numnums.

Check at the array of goodies below as there's something for everyone... especially fans of Jaws, Hellraiser, Evil Dead and Friday the 13th. We will never look at sushi the same way again...

Jack Skellington Cake (from The Nightmare Before Christmas)

More Horror Movie Food & Drinks on the Next page!

Jaws watermelon

Jigsaw Cryptcake (from Saw) - available at Jumpcut Cafe in Studio City, CA

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- Uncle Creepy

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