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'Tron: Legacy' Review

By Joe Strike | Friday, December 17, 2010 at 10:09am

I haven’t been this disappointed by a Walt Disney sci-fi movie since The Black Hole. Maybe I walked in with unrealistic expectations of seeing something as groundbreaking, and visually thrilling as the 1982 original. The trailer looked tremendous and the idea of revisiting a ‘visionary’ film (the first Tron does indeed deserve that now-overused adjective) with 21st century effects – and with the same actors playing the same characters they did in the original, only middle-aged – seemed irresistible.

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QuietMan Gets in the Holiday Spirit for DSW

It's caroling season, and who knows what to expect when opening their door to the rambling uninvited masses? QuietMan gives us one outlandish possibility in a hilarious new spot for DSW via BB Creative.

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Despicable Me Steals $25M on DVD/Blu-ray in One Day

The world's funniest evil genius saw his plans for world domination come true when Despicable Me made off with first-day sales on Blu-ray, DVD and digital download of nearly $25 million on December 14.

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Thomas & Friends Pull Into iPad in Time for the Holidays

Callaway Digital Arts (www.callaway.com), interactive publisher of premium children’s and lifestyle applications for the iPad, today announced a partnership with HIT Entertainment that brings Thomas the Tank Engine to life on the iPad.

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Sony Animation Sets Nemo Writer, New Director For Untitled Feature

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 12:56pm

Oscar nominated screenwriter David Reynolds (Finding Nemo) has been hired to write an untitled animated feature film based on an original story by animation veteran Stephan Franck (Iron Giant, Despicable Me) who will also direct.

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Sanders Talks Golden Globe Nod

In touting his Golden Globe nomination for DreamWorks' HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, director Chris Sanders told AWN that he is most excited about the fact that "people have been treating it like a movie. Animators or not, people are talking about it in terms of the lighting and the acting, which is really thrilling because animation has come into its own."

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Hasbro, Turner Seal Deal For Transformers Prime & More

Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS), and Turner Broadcasting, EMEA, have agreed to a programming deal covering four key properties including Transformers Prime, The Adventures of Chuck and Friends, Pound Puppies and My Little Pony.

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Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures Launches For The Mac

Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) and LucasArts, a division of Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd., in collaboration with TransGaming, Inc. (TSX-V: TNG), today announced that Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures, a free-to-play family-friendly online virtual world, is now available for Macintosh Platform users at www.CloneWarsAdventures.com.

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Narnia 3 Treads on Tourist at U.S. Box Office

Despite a soft opening, Fox-Walden's THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER bested Columbia's THE TOURIST in their opening weekend at the U.S. box office for Dec. 10-12, 2010.

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Prime Focus Provides 3-D for Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Prime Focus, the global visual entertainment services company, has completed the full 3D conversion of the eagerly-awaited Christmas blockbuster The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader, which was released in the UK on Friday 10 December.

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