Pixel Perfect (2004 TV Movie)
If those titles mean anything to you, you’re going to want to read on.
In celebration of its 100th original movie — an upcoming reimagining of the 1987 comedy Adventures in Babysitting — Disney Channel will air every single one of its original flicks from May through June.
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The nostalgia trip will kick off Memorial Day Weekend, with a marathon of the 51 most popular DCOMs, and will continue throughout the next month with every other original film presented at various times.
The games industry often suffers attacks from the media, taking the blame for various horrible incidents that happen out in the world. As soon as a youth perpetrates some kind of heinous act, it seems that there's no shortage of blame to be slapped onto videogames. GTA, Call of Duty, Street Fighter, Mass Effect and many others have been blamed for everything from murders and drunk driving, to bullying and even rickets (yes, really). Even the harmless sandboxer, Minecraft, has been a scapegoat for school-related violence.
Games are an easy target for this kind of social blame, and they're just the latest in a long line of hobbies, interests and media to take the flak. Movies, music, comics, books, they've all had their fair share of whipping boy duty,
Last Action Hero (1993)
Rotten Tomatoes: 38%
Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austin O’Brien, F. Murray Abraham, Art Carney, Charles Dance
Director: John McTiernan/Writers: Shane Black and David Arnott
Here’s the thing: I will defend this movie’s concept till Doomsday. A movie about a kid with a magic ticket that gets pulled into an Arnold Schwarzenegger movie? Genius concept. Yes, the kid is annoying. Yes, the movie doesn’t reach the heights of a McTiernan/Black team-up as well as one might think. It’s interesting to note that McTiernan isn’t working as much
That was nine years ago. Since then, WayForward Technologies has moved on to work on some of gaming's most cherished franchises, like "Contra" and "Batman." They also announced a Gameboy Advance sequel to "Shantae," but scrapped it. From the dust of that cancellation, arose an episodic DSi version that was eventually melded into one release,
A network spokesperson confirmed that the channel has an option on Neal Shusterman's book The Schwa Was Here. The author is writing the script for the telefilm project.
The book, published in 2004 by Dutton Juvenile, is narrated by an eighth-grader named Antsy Bonano who tells the story of a classmate, Calvin Schwa, who tends to go through life completely unnoticed and unseen, to the point of being "invisible."
Shusterman's relationship with Disney Channel extends back to the 2004 movie Pixel Perfect, one of the network's highest-rated telefilms of that year.
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