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Not Your Mama’s Lorax
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Not Your Mama’s Lorax

The parting shot on the final page of this, the official The Lorax movie themed doodle book, asks children to “Draw yourself doing something to help the Earth”. Something like, say, not blowing $6 on a fucking doodle book that Random House didn’t even have the common sense or decency […]

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Is Wednesday November 23rd 2011 The Best Kid’s Movie Opening Day Ever?

With HUGO, The Muppets, and Arthur Christmas all receiving rave reviews and all vying for your family’s movie dollars starting this Wednesday, it begs the question: is November 23, 2011 the greatest family movie opening day ever? That is a kind of hypothetical. The real question that must be answered […]

Harry Potter The Exhibition Review
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Harry Potter The Exhibition Review

Looking to O.D. on Harry Potter this summer? Get theeself to the Discovery Times Square Musuem for the final North American stop of Harry Potter The Exhibition. Stroll around realistic scenes stocked with artifacts, outfits and other curiosities from all the Harry Potter films. Hermione’s casual clothes from Order of […]

A Classic Reborn: Winnie the Pooh 2011 Movie Review
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A Classic Reborn: Winnie the Pooh 2011 Movie Review

My biggest kid’s media pet peeve? The modernization of classics. See: Strawberry Shortcake, Care Bears, The Smurfs. [Groan]. The list goes on and on.  Hey Hollywood, don’t turn my childhood memories into shticky sight gags, fart jokes, and glossy computer animation. Just don’t. Here’s where I compliment Disney. Take notice. […]

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Owls Take Centerstage (Finally)

Owls rule, and now they’ve finally got a blockbuster Hollywood flick of their own to prove it. I’ve got no idea if this film will be any good, but damn if Legend of the Guardians (in theaters today) doesn’t look awesome. Will owls be the new dalmatians (adorable animal not […]

Dan Zanes on your Computer and on the Silver Screen
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Dan Zanes on your Computer and on the Silver Screen

Dan Zanes has just made pieces from his most recent DVD, “The Fine Friends Are Here”, available as MP4 downloads.  For $1.99 each you can score the videos for “Night Owl”, “Wonder Wheel” and the fantastic “Pollito Chicken”.  For the fabulous price of $0.00 you can also download the video […]

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New Where The Wild Things Are Trailer

I just cannot get over how beautiful this film looks. This new Where The Wild Things Are trailer is even more fantastic and gorgeous to look at, especially in HD. Check it out. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFDcaTI0cl8&hl=en&fs=1&color1=0x5d1719&color2=0xcd311b]

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Where The Wild Things Are Featurette – with Sendak Approval

Anyone afraid the forthcoming Spike Jonze “Where The Wild Things Are” film will disrespect Maurice Sendak’s legendary text can officially relax. Check out this 3 minute featurette features Sendak himself discussing the legitimacy of Jonze’s on screen creation. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5URuvod1Jc&rel=0&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xcfcfcf&hl=en&feature=player_embedded&fs=1]

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