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    David Frankel, Bruce Weber to Attend Miami Film Festival Retrospective

    The 30th edition of the Miami International Film Festival, produced and presented by Miami Dade College, will commemorate its anniversary with a 29-day "Countdown Retrospective" film series. The retrospective will consist of screenings at MDC's Tower Theater of one film each ...

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    Animated Oscar-Nominee 'Chico & Rita' Limited Edition Collector's Set Releases September 18

    Cinedigm is releasing Fernando Trueba and Javier Marisca's Oscar-nominated animated film "Chico & Rita" on DVD, Bluray and VOD September 18, and digitally August 21. The Limited Edition Collector's Set also includes the soundtrack and a 16-page excerpt from the graphic novel. The Spanish film celebr...

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    Award-Winning Jazz-Infused Animated Feature 'Chico & Rita' On DVD/Blu-ray/VOD In Sept.

    A wonderful way to start the week, with an announcement that one of the most engaging films I've seen this year will be arriving on home video (DVD, Blu-ray, VOD and digital) in less than 2 months, and the rest of you who haven't yet seen it, especially as we've continued to praise ...

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    The 'Chico and Rita' Team on Their Surprise Nomination and Bringing Jazz to Life Through Animation

    This year’s Academy Awards nominations had a few surprises, the chief being the Best Animated Feature race. Two foreign indies – “Chico and Rita” and “A Cat in Paris” -- beat out the likes of Pixar and Steven Spielberg (“The Adventures of Tintin”). Whi...

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    In Theaters: Make 'The Vow' To Stay Inside The 'Safe House' & Avoid The 'Journey 2' 'The Phantom Menace'

    Happy Friday all, another week has gone by and another weekend is here with new releases for your eyeballs and eardrums (cause cinema is both audio and visual... get it..). There's a nice little salad bar of items to choose from, so just make sure you choose the right one and not a re-release of a b...

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    Review: Oscar-Nominated 'Chico & Rita' Is A Fresh Yet Flawed Animated & Musical Tale

    “Chico & Rita,” a now Oscar-nominated animated co-production from Spain and the U.K., is a film for which “thumbs up” or “thumbs down” simply doesn’t suffice. We certainly endorse its nomination in the often drab, studio-laden Best Animated Feature categ...

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    Here's What Cuba's Animated 'Chico & Rita' Has In Common With Fellow Oscar Nominee 'The Artist'

    With its jubilant, colorfully expressionistic style enlivening an old-fashioned love story, the delightful "Chico & Rita" might not look out of place in a retrospective of classic MGM musicals, save for two details: It's neither American nor live action. Sporting a whopping three d...

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