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    Level Up Or Game Over: Will 'Wreck-It-Ralph' Be A Winner?

    Our quest to pinpoint the potential peaks and troughs of the big fall movies continues today, and after examining "Lincoln," "Flight" and "Skyfall" so far, we're moving on to the last big hitter of November (bar :"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Pt. 2," which felt like shooting fish in a barrel) --...

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    Watch: Johnny Depp in Eye Liner in 'The Lone Ranger' Trailer

    One glance at this trailer for "The Lone Ranger" (July 3, 2013) and there's no need to announce that the remake comes from the filmmaking team behind "Pirates of the Caribbean." Per usual these days, Johnny Depp is in heavy character makeup as the brave and brilliant fool to ...

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    Marketing Watch: 'Frankenweenie' E-Book Free on iTunes

    Disney's promo materials on Tim Burton's "Frankenweenie" have been innovative and choice. Their latest offering is a content-rich e-book tie-in. "Frankenweenie: An Electrifying Book" provides a behind-the-scenes examination of the world of the original 1984 short film that inspired the upcoming fea...

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    Fantastic Fest Review: With ‘Frankenweenie,' Tim Burton Revives Pet Project, Returns to Form

    "Frankenweenie" is probably Tim Burton’s best film in almost a decade, but that’s not much of a compliment. With his last five films, the filmmaker responsible for some of the most fun, mischievous and magical cinema of the past 25 years has settled into a disappointing routine of utterly safe “w...

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    David Slade To Direct Futuristic Love Story/Young Adult Novel 'Matched' For Disney

    "Hard Candy" director David Slade isn't wasting any time now that 20th Century Fox's reboot of "Daredevil" is off his plate. He's evidently Disney's first choice to direct an adaptation of "Matched," a young adult novel and love story set in the future, written by Ally Condie. Of course, since it's ...

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    Disney Preparing 'The Rocketeer' For A Reboot

    When Joe Johnston was first announced as the director for "Captain America: The First Avenger," folks were worried. He was coming off the disastrous "The Wolfman," and hadn't really had a hit since 2001's "Jurassic Park III" (which wasn't much to shout about...

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    Universal Preps for Change, from Meyer's Upstairs Move to Courting DreamWorks' Snider and Spielberg

    Changes are under way at Universal Studios. And the LAT's revelation that studio president Ron Meyer will be heading into an advisory role at NBCUniversal prior to his retirement paves the way for new leadership. The longest- running studio chief in Hollywood has arranged his own graceful exit.

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    Immersed in Movies: Previewing Disney's Animated 'Wreck-It Ralph'

    I got a 25-minute glimpse this week of Disney's "Wreck-It Ralph," the wacky comedy that takes place inside the world of video games coming November 2. Funny and inventive with enough iconic cameos to put a smile on the face of gamers, it's more "Alice in Wonderland" than "Tron"...

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    Disney Screens 'Finding Nemo' in 3-D for Olympic Swim Team; Hits Theaters September 14, Followed by Blu-Ray

    "While the blogosphere rips apart Pixar for selling out for earmarking a "Finding Nemo" sequel for humbled writer-director Andrew Stanton's return to filmmaking--which is absurd, as Pixar can be counted on to produce better sequels than most, i.e. "Toy Story" 2 and 3--I will be sitting in a theater ...

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    Discuss: Is The Golden Age Of Pixar Over?

    With the news today that Disney and Pixar are moving forward with a sequel to their beloved 2003 masterpiece "Finding Nemo" (to be helmed, once again, by Andrew Stanton, apparently newly freed from director jail after this spring's notorious flop "John Carter"), it is another indication that Pixar h...

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