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Lucio Fulci’s Manhattan Baby (released in the Us in 1984), aka Eye of the Evil Dead, is being released as a three-disc limited edition Blu-ray on October 25th from Blue Underground, and we have details on the special features that will be unleashed on the masses as well as a look at some beautiful cover artwork.
Synopsis: “A young girl on vacation in Egypt is given a mysterious charm, causing her archeologist father to be struck blind inside an unexplored pyramid tomb. But when the family returns home to Manhattan, a plague of supernatural evil and sudden violence follows. Can this ancient curse be stopped before it is unleashed on the streets of New York City?
Christopher Connelly (1990: The Bronx Warriors), Laura Lenzi (The Adventures Of Hercules II), Giovanni Frezza (The House By The Cemtery) and Carlo De Mejo (City Of The Living Dead) star in Italian shock master »
- Tamika Jones
Pixar’s “Finding Dory,” the sequel to their 2003 film “Finding Nemo,” will soon enter theaters and the early buzz has been very positive. IndieWire’s own David Ehrlich described the film as Pixar’s “best sequel in years,” and said that it would give a whole new generation of kids the idea that sequels “aren’t de facto cash-ins, but rather films that are capable of retroactively adding new dimensions to beloved originals.”
But preceding “Finding Dory” will be Pixar’s latest short film “Piper,” directed by Alan Barillaro, about a hungry baby sandpiper struggling with hydrophobia. Watch a clip from “Piper” above featuring the sandpiper in question trying to pick up bubbles with his beak.
Read More: ‘Finding Dory’ Review Roundup: Critics Agree Pixar’s Newest Sequel Is a Delight
Pixar Animation Studios has released some of the most acclaimed animated films over the last twenty years. Some of their titles include “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “The Incredibles,” “Wall-e,” “Up,” and most recently, “Inside Out,” which took home the Oscar for Best Animated Feature last year. Pixar’s shorts have played a key role in the studio’s history, with many of the early shorts showcasing then groundbreaking innovations in computer animation. A new Pixar short has preceded every one of their features since their second film “A Bug’s Life.” Their shorts “Tin Toy,” “Geri’s Game,” and “For the Birds” have all won the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film.
“Finding Dory” will be released nationwide on July 17.
Read More: How Innovative Pixar Short ‘Piper’ Got Sculpted
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- Vikram Murthi
While Pixar has been a force to be reckoned with in the Animated Feature category at the Oscars winning seven of its 10 bids, it has not been as strong in the Animated Short category, with only three victories: "Tin Toy" (1988), "Geri's Game" (1997) and "For the Birds" (2001). But Pixar's fortunes look like they might change this year with "Sanjay's Super Team," which is the overwhelming frontrunner to win. Below, let's take a look at the varied collection of films in contention for this year's prize. -Break- Subscribe to Gold Derby Breaking News Alerts & Experts’ Latest Oscar Predictions "Sanjay's Super Team" Young Sanjay loves watching TV and playing with his action figures but not engaging in daily Hindu prayers with his father. While this disappoints his father, Sanjay begins to imagine a new perspective of the religion that allows him to appreciate his faith. »
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