Marvel Announces Black Panther, Captain Marvel, and More at Marvel Studios Event

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Marvel Studios hosted a Mystery Event on October 28 and dropped a ton of details on the next phase of the Marvel movie universe. Continue reading

Sleeping Beauty Battle Royale

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In just a few short days (11/04), the alternate version of Sleeping Beauty, Maleficent, will be released on home video. It has been a long time since a movie has been so polarizing with an audience as Maleficent is to Sleeping Beauty. If you have not seen this new telling, then I urge you to go ahead and get ready by picking up a copy of the original Disney classic first. Continue reading

“The Book of Life” Is a Story for the Living

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The Book of Life by Director Jorge Gutierrez and Producer Guillermo del Toro spins a tale of love, fantasy, empathy, and culture. It is a story about living. Continue reading

Stack Overflow: Concept Art

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I love concept art books. Pulling back the curtain on how a film was made—whether that’s the costumes or props or animation techniques—always fascinates me, even in cases where I didn’t think the film itself was great. For movies I enjoyed, though, these glimpses behind the scenes are even better. Here’s a list of several concept art books that I’ve enjoyed poring over lately. Continue reading

Happy Star Wars Reads Day!

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Tomorrow (Saturday, October 11) is the third annual Star Wars Reads Day, with events going on all over the world. Pick up a Star Wars book and read it with your kids, or look for an event near you. Every Barnes & Nobles and Books-a-Million store nationwide will have an event, and many other libraries and independent bookstores are also hosting events. Continue reading

Meet the Cast of Alexander

The cast of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day assembles to meet the press.

The cast and producers of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day assembled at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills last week to discuss their film. Director Miguel Arteta, Producers Dan Levine and Lisa Henson, Writer Rob Lieber and actors Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Dylan Minnette, Kerris Dorsey, Ed Oxenbould and Bella Thorne answered questions about their work on the film. Continue reading

Bounded Enthusiasm #7: Tony DiTerlizzi, Ralph McQuarrie, & Star Wars

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Today’s episode of Bounded Enthusiasm is an interview with Tony DiTerlizzi. He’s an author and illustrator of many books for kids, including one of my family’s favorites, the WondLa series, and I’ve actually interviewed him a couple of times before. Today we’re talking about his new book, a picture book about Star Wars featuring paintings by the late great Ralph McQuarrie. Continue reading