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Headline News Bambi, Forrest Gump Among 2011 National Film Registry Picks

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at 12:07pm

“My momma always said, ‘Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.’” That line was immortalized by Tom Hanks in the award-winning movie “Forest Gump” in 1994. Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today selected that film and 24 others to be preserved as cultural, artistic and historical treasures in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress.

Headline News Jake And The Never Land Pirates Special to Feature Peter Pan

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at 12:00pm

The classic character Peter Pan makes his first-ever appearance in the hit series for kids age 2-7, "Jake and the Never Land Pirates," in a primetime special presentation, "Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Peter Pan Returns," premiering MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13 (7:00-8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.

Headline News Disney Sued Over Santa Paws

Ray Harter, Richard Kearney and Ed Corno have filed suit in Missouri Federal Court against Walt Disney, claiming the studio stole their idea for the direct-to-home vid films SANTA BUDDIES: THE LEGEND OF SANTA PAWS and THE SEARCH FOR SANTA PAWS, writes The Hollywood Reporter.

Headline News Toho to Start Streaming Service in Japan

Top Japanese distributor Toho is entering a joint venture called My Theater D.D., which will stream its films on the Web, reports Variety.

Headline News Growing Pains' Tracey Gold & T2's Edward Furlong To Co-Star In Syfy's Arachnoquake

Tracey Gold (Growing Pains) will star in the new Syfy Saturday Original Movie Arachnoquake, scheduled to premiere on Syfy in 2012.

Headline News Archer Season 2 Guns for Blu-ray & DVD

Sterling Archer, the world’s most dangerous spy, and his snarky ISIS cohorts are back for another outrageously raunchy season when ARCHER The Complete Second Season comes to Blu-ray and DVD on December 27th from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Headline News Happiness Is…Peanuts: Friends Forever Comes to DVD

Charlie Brown’s hilarious and heartbreaking attempts to meet his beloved Little Red-Haired Girl and other endearing adventures are featured on Happiness is…Peanuts: Friends Forever, the latest Peanuts DVD release from Warner Home Video (WHV).

Headline News Looney Tunes Super Stars: Pepe Le Pew Collection Now Available

Looney Tunes’ lovable French Skunk, Pepé Le Pew stars in his own entertaining cartoon compilation which is set for release on DVD by Warner Home Video (WHV) December 27, 2011.

Headline News Hostel: Part III Debuting on Unrated DVD & Digital

Get ready for the next disturbing chapter in the terrifying Hostel franchise when Hostel: Part III debuts on Unrated DVD and Digital December 27th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Headline News Stan Lee to Make Indian Superhero

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 10:42am

Stan Lee and his POW! Ent. have teamed with Liquid Comics to create a new Indian superhero called Chakra – The Invincible, writes The Hollywood Reporter.

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