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    Blockbusters with Young Action Heroines Mean Pink Weapons for Girls

    The New York Times credits the success of films like "The Hunger Games," "Brave," and "Divergent" for increasing the popularity of toy guns and archery kits in every shade of pink and purple.

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    Heroines of Cinema: The Biggest Female-led Box Office Hits of the 21st Century

    Box office is big business. “Avatar” grossed $2.78 billion in theatrical release alone - which, in the spirit of pointless statistics, is equal to the Gross National Product of the nation of Guyana. So far this century, 14 feature films have grossed more than $1 billion in worldwide theatrical relea...

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    From Worst To Best: Ranking The Pixar Movies

    This weekend Pixar's latest digital marvel, "Monsters University," roars into theaters (you can read our review here). Few studios can claim the kind of quality that Pixar often does – for a while there it was the most critically and commercially adored studio in the history of cinema (though they a...

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    First Image Debuts From 'Toy Story of Terror' Halloween Special; Brenda Chapman Weighs In On 'Brave' Princess Controversy

    Anyone who thought that Disney/Pixar's "Toy Story" franchise would really be kaput following "Toy Story 3" (a movie that practically crow-barred tears out of even the most hardened misanthrope) were, of course, out of their collective minds. Since the third film was released, we've had three dazzlin...

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    Oscars: The Snubs & The Surprises Of The 85th Academy Awards

    The 2013 Oscar season finally came to an end with the 85th Academy Awards. The major prizes of the night went to "Argo," which, as expected, won Best Picture, Ang Lee took Best Director, while Christoph Waltz, Anne Hathaway, Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence won the acting prizes.

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    'Argo' & 'Silver Linings Playbook' Take Top Editing Prizes At ACE Eddie Awards

    Seven days left until the Oscars, and the final precursor awards roll out this weekend. Tonight sees the WGA Awards, and last night was the ACE Eddie Awards, run by the organization for film editors, and rewarding the best editing in cinema in 2012.

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    Grammys: 'The Muppets,' 'The Artist,' 'The Dark Knight Rises,' 'Dragon Tattoo' & More Nominated For Soundtrack & Score

    We haven't paid attention to the Grammys in years, mostly because it's irrelevant, these days we're barely familiar with half the nominees, and the show is usually pure tedium. (Don't even get us started on that Beach Boys tribute thing last year.) But for movie buffs looking to main...

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    'Brave,' 'Rise Of The Guardians,' 'Wreck-It Ralph' Lead Annie Awards Nominations

    While not as hotly contested as many of the major awards this holiday season, the International Animation Film Society announced the nominees for its 40th Annual Annie Awards yesterday, and offer, at the very least, a peak at what the Best Animated Feature Oscar race will look like in the next coupl...

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    Director Brenda Chapman Says Disney Animation Hired Her Because She Was A Woman

    Animation fans were shocked when, a year-and-a-half before the film’s release, animation giant Pixar fired Brenda Chapman, an animation vet and the studio’s first female director (she was also the only female member of the studio’s vaunted Brain Trust creative committee), from her deeply personal fi...

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    Summer 2012 Wrap-Up: Which Actors, Directors & Studios Came Out On Top?

    With "The Bourne Legacy" and "The Expendables 2" landing over the last couple of weekends, we're pretty much at the tail end of the tentpole-laden summer movie season. The rest of the month finds classic late-August programmers like "Premium Rush," "The Apparition" and "The Possession" hitting theat...

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