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Pewdiepie Dropped from YouTube After Copying Die Hard 3 Villain’s Racist Scheme

Both YouTube and Disney announced that they are severing ties with the channel’s biggest star, Pewdiepie after he released (then deleted) a prank video in which he paid two men to hold up signs reading “Death to All Jews”. This however was just the most recent anti-semetic joke that Pewdiepie (real name: Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg) had been accused of making through his YouTube channel which has a record-breaking 50-million plus subscribers. Continue reading Pewdiepie Dropped from YouTube After Copying Die Hard 3 Villain’s Racist Scheme

Moana: Another Animated Disney Classic, Which is Just What We Need Right Now [Review]

Leave it to Disney to help alleviate some of the turmoil felt throughout America since the Election Day results with an animated sea-journeying epic. Moana has all the makings of a classic 90s animated Disney movie – it includes a wonderful coming-of-age story, heartfelt characters, beautiful animation, and a memorable original soundtrack. If you’re looking for a two-hour escape with the family to try and get away from all the outside noise from the past couple of strenuous weeks, look no further. Family movies don’t get any better than Moana, which is easily the best family movie of the year. Continue reading Moana: Another Animated Disney Classic, Which is Just What We Need Right Now [Review]

The Lion King Live-Action Reboot Greenlit with Jungle Book Director Jon Favreau; Now Cast Nick Jonas as Simba!

From Walt Disney Studios and director Jon Favreau, who helmed the hugely successful The Jungle Book live adaptation, comes yet another live-action reboot of The Lion King. There is no release date yet at this time but the project is being fast-tracked into production.

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Finding Dory: Little Dory Was Hella Cute, So When She Was Sad I Just Teared Up on Reflex [Review]

How nice it is to finally see a movie that isn’t a comic book or video game.  It’s been a while.  I don’t remember Finding Nemo at all, except that I’d been impressed by it.  I’d meant to see it again for context but I didn’t, so Finding Dory has to stand on its own.  And it really did.  Finding Dory was strong on all levels, it was beautiful and touching and funny and fun.  I liked the writing, the acting and, most of all, the visuals. Continue reading Finding Dory: Little Dory Was Hella Cute, So When She Was Sad I Just Teared Up on Reflex [Review]

Meet Moana, Disney’s Newest Princess in First Trailer Starring Dwayne Johnson & Auli’i Cravalho

From Walt Disney Animation Studios and directors Ron Clements and John Musker (The Little Mermaid), comes Moana. Starring the voices of Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Alan Tudyk,  Moana will hit theaters November 23, 2016.

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The Jungle Book: An Example of What Can Happen When Everything is Done Exactly Right [Review]

The Jungle Book is a film in the style of the classic tragedies in which a grizzled and scarred veteran tries to save his homeland from an invasive species with the capability of destroying the entire jungle he calls home.  It is a moral tale, where he is undone by his PTSD, inability to trust and thirst for vengeance.  Or, if you’re one of those people who doesn’t  (as a rule) automatically root for the bad guy, The Jungle Book is about a boy raised by wolves who is trying to find out where, and how, he belongs.   Continue reading The Jungle Book: An Example of What Can Happen When Everything is Done Exactly Right [Review]

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Teaser Trailer is Here to Take The Death Star Down

From Disney and director Gareth Edwards. comes Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Taking place before the events in the original movie Episode IV, Rogue One stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen , Alan Tudyk and Riz Ahmed. The film is scheduled for release December 16, 2016.

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TOP 5 COMICS TO BUY – 03/09/16: HEAD LOPPER, INSEXTS & BATMAN/TMNT

Wednesday is here, and new comics are within reach. So you may be like me and are still reading through the stack of comics from the last couple weeks, better make some room for these new titles I will be picking up at my local comic shop. Continue reading TOP 5 COMICS TO BUY – 03/09/16: HEAD LOPPER, INSEXTS & BATMAN/TMNT