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Animated Indie ‘Long Way North’ Combines Arctic Exploration and Female Empowerment
Shout! Factory tosses its hat in the Oscar ring with the Annecy Audience Award-winning film about a determined Russian girl who sets out on a perilous arctic adventure.

Video: ‘Storks’ World Premiere Cast Interviews with Lindalee Rose
Intrepid kid reporter asks the tough questions from the “blue carpet” premiere — finally we can learn what Danny Trejo really thinks about babies.

Angela Lansbury Sings ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at 25th Anniversary Screening
The unstoppable performer surprised a New York audience by reprising her role as Mrs. Potts in honor of the film’s silver anniversary.

How ‘Akira’ Has Influenced All Your Favorite TV, Film and Music
Vice’s Tom Usher draws a line from Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 anime masterpiece to Stranger Things and Kanye West.

Discovery Kids Will Roll out a Brand New Tale of Adventure with ‘Billoo Bhai’
New Indian cartoon will follow a swashbuckling cat and his pals as they explore the natural world.

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