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Vampire Weekend Off to a Good Start

It’s going to be a “vampires vs. the superheroes” kind of a weekend. Tim Burton’s take on TV soap opera Dark Shadows, starring Johnny Depp as the vampire Barnabas, opens in ... Continue Reading →
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Evil Eye Contributes 200 VFX Shots to ‘The Avengers’

San Francisco-based vfx house Evil Eye Pictures has contributed nearly 200 visual effects shots for the Marvel’s The Avengers directed by Joss Whedon, which opens this Friday. Weta ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’12 to Highlight VFX, Virtual Production

The 17th FMX event, the international conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia to be held May 8-11 in Stuttgart, Germany, has announced highlights of its special virtual ... Continue Reading →
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Weekend Brings Nice B.O. Booty for ‘The Pirates!’

Sony/Aardman Animations’ stop-motion extravaganza The Pirates! Band of Misfits made a decent box office splash this weekend, landing in at No. 2 (after the urban comedy Think Like ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Fever Hits Home Entertainment Market

In anticipation of the May 4 release The Avengers movie at the box office, Lions Gate Home Ent. is releasing a special three-movie package featuring Planet Hulk (2010), The Invincible ... Continue Reading →
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Avengers Cast Lands on Three Collectible D23 Covers

Disney twenty-three magazine is offering three special collectible covers featuring different Avengers’ characters for its summer issue, which will be available on May 1. Coinciding ... Continue Reading →
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X-Men, Naruto, Bobobo-Bo Hit Shelves

There’s plenty of super-powered action available on disc this week. If you’re looking for something a little different, check out pop culture icon Joss Whedon and award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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‘Captain America’ Sequel Due in Two Years

Marvel fans, mark your calendars for April 4, 2014 — that’s when the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger is due to arrive in theaters. Disney announced the release ... Continue Reading →
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Sneak Peek at ‘Astonishing X-Men: Dangerous’

Marvel’s merry mutants face an unexpected threat from within in Astonishing X-Men: Dangerous, an animated motion comic feature coming to DVD April 10 from Shout! Factory. Based ... Continue Reading →
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Seth MacFarlane to Speak at SXSW

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane has been added to the roster of panelists at this year’s edition of South by Southwest Film Conference, held in Austin March 9-13.  The popular ... Continue Reading →