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Movie & DVD Review – 'Alice in Wonderland'

By Perry Chen | Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 10:01am

Tim Burton’s new film adds a unique twist to the classic story. It is about love, courage, sacrifice, dreams, and reality. The June 2, 2010 release of the triple DVD set includes blu-ray, regular DVD and a digital DVD for the computer. It is a real treat!

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Movie Review & Red Carpet Interviews: 'Marmaduke'

I was invited to the red carpet premiere of MARMADUKE at the annual surf dog beach party held at San Diego’s Imperial Beach on May 22, 2010, and interviewed director Tom Dey and voice talents Owen Wilson (Marmaduke) and George Lopez (Carlos the cat). I give Marmaduke 3.5 starfish. It is packed with humor, romance, and action.

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'How to Train Your Dragon' Opens to Critical Acclaim in China

Chinese film industry observers expect that How to Train Your Dragon’s opening will kick IMAX movie viewing into high gear. From the advanced press reviews from China, and response from the first day of screenings in China, the critics and audience absolutely LOVED this movie.

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Movie Review & Director Interview – The Secret of Kells: Illuminating Tale of Creativity

“The Secret of Kells” is an “illuminating” tale about friendship, wisdom, overcoming fear, and discovering your own creativity. It has splendid visual, haunting music, and amazing storyline built upon historical facts.

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Movie Review & Press Junket Interview: 'How to Train Your Dragon'

By Perry Chen | Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 6:02pm

“How to Train Your Dragons” is an epic tale packed with adventure, action, humor, stunning 3D visuals and beautiful music. I give it 4.5 starfish, it is as good as Up! It is a film that I think every child and parent will love to experience. The movie is about friendship, connection, redemption, and the hidden power of “being different.”

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