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When the curtain opened on the actors appearing for the Avengers: Endgame press conference, there was an audible gasp. No one had been notified about who was going to be there beforehand. Some characters that turned to dust with the snap of Thanos’ (Josh Brolin) fingers have movies coming out, of course, but who knows …

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I am a massive Stephen King fan. Pet Sematary is one of my favorite King novels & films. When I heard they were remaking this, I had the knee-jerk reaction that most of the internet had: “No! Hollywood is remaking yet another classic yet again instead of coming up with fresh ideas. Nothing is sacred!! …

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On October 23, 1941, audiences everywhere were introduced to the little flying elephant with wings so huge that it practically caused him to soar. Disney‘s Dumbo won the hearts of many — both young and old — with its simple, yet effective storyline and a heartwarming character many could relate to. Now, Disney has aimed …

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During the first half of the press conference for the highly-anticipated live-action reimagining of Disney‘s Dumbo, we got to learn more about how composer Danny Elfman came to the project. Most importantly, we learned how he created Dumbo’s theme and managed to capture director Tim Burton’s need to hear Dumbo soar in the film’s score. When you …

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We recently attended the press conference for the highly-anticipated live-action reimagining of Disney‘s Dumbo. The press conference was split into two parts. Attending the first part of the press conference were producer Derek Frey, producer Katterli Frauenfelde, production designer Rick Heinrichs, costume designer Colleen Atwood, composer Danny Elfman, screenwriter Ehren Kruger, and producer Justin Springer. While …

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It has been ten years since LAIKA released their first feature stop-motion animated film, Coraline. Audiences got to experience firsthand the kind of worlds the studio could bring them to. Since the release of Coraline, the studio has introduced us to the transcendent and terrifying world of the supernatural in ParaNorman, taken us through the …

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We recently attended the press conference for the highly-anticipated live-action reimagining of Disney‘s Dumbo and learned everything about why the film was being reimagined, the creative process of all involved, and what actually was representing the titular elephant while they were filming. The press conference was split into two parts. Attending the first part of the …

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We recently attended the press conference for the highly-anticipated Captain Marvel and learned about everything from the importance of female friendships, the fun the cast and crew had revisiting the 1990s, working with the cat who played Goose, and more. Attending the press conference were Marvel President Kevin Feige, Brie Larson, Jude Law, Lashana Lynch, …

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Whether you love it or hate it, A Star Is Born has swept across the nation, winning over the hearts of many audience viewers as well as critics. Until recently, I wasn’t overly familiar with this film, let alone the three other iterations that came before it. However, when the opportunity to cover the home video release …

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Between 2012 and 2016, WWE Superstar Paige was at the top of the WWE Women’s Division, first as NXT Champ, then Divas Champion before being sidelined by an injury that put her more into an administrative position with the WWE. Few of Paige’s millions of fans, including many little girls, know about her history before …

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Back in 2000, a film titled What Women Want, by director Nancy Meyers (Something’s Gotta Give), was released in theaters and was a box office success. Starring Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt, the film centered on Nick Marshall (Gibson), an ad executive who encompassed the definition of alpha male and all the entitlement that came along …

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The terminal romance plotline is a familiar favorite for those who love the Young Adult genre. The plot generally focuses on two main characters, with one of them having a terminal disease that will eventually kill one of the characters that we grow to love. Sometimes, there is a romantic element, but other times, the …

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It’s been 19 years since M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable arrived in theaters, with many people initially assuming that it was a standalone superhero thriller and left it at that. However, with the twist ending Shyamalan included at the end of his 2016 film Split that revealed that the film was connected to the world of …

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Given our polarized political environment, this year’s awards season is bound to be full of wishes and speeches for inclusivity and diversity. On the heels of #MeToo and #TimesUp, and despite a study that was done by the Creative Artists Agency and the company Shift7 that shows that films starring women do better at the box …

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It’s New Year’s Eve. It’s the day when we all start looking forward to the New Year and all of the positive changes that we hope it’ll bring. And, to be perfectly honest, 2018 was the devil for many of us. For many of us, this was the year that really beat us down until …

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Mary Poppins Returns opened in theaters today and Legion of Leia/Vital Thrills got the opportunity to attend the press conference for the anticipated film. Director Rob Marshall was joined by the amazing cast, including Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Mortimer, and Ben Whishaw. They were also joined by producer and choreographer John DeLuca and composer Marc …

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With the year closing out with Mary Poppins Returns, Aquaman, and more, it’s difficult not to start thinking about what 2019 will bring in terms of entertainment. Let’s break down Legion of Leia‘s top 7 most anticipated films of 2019! Avengers: End Game (Release Date: April 26, 2019) We would be crazy not to place this …

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