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The Uncanny Valley is just lazy production design

On Thursday, July 18th, all of the eyes of nerd culture should have been turned towards San Diego Comic-Con. What has been known as one of the biggest entertainment media expos of the past decade, which has only grown in size in recent year...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Every Disney live-action movie, ranked

It was Alice in Wonderland that changed it all. The Johnny Depp-led film was a stunning and massive box office success for Disney that took them a bit by surprise. Less of a remake and more of a film that got Depp (a confirmed supersta...

 
 
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Review: The Lion King

When I reviewed Disney's live-action remake of The Jungle Book I proclaimed that it was a revolution in digital animation. The uncanny valley had been defeated and we now stood on the precipice  of a new era in CGI, where you stru...

 
 
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The Little Mermaid may be taking Javier Bardem unda da sea

Disney has gone from trickling out information regarding its Little Mermaid live-action remake to outright pouring it from a bucket. In a new report from The Hollywood Reporter, it seems Javier Bardem is in talks to play King Triton in the ...

 
 
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Harry Styles being eyed to play Prince Eric

Looks like Ariel may have found her leading man. Harry Styles is set to play Prince Eric in the live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. The newest installment of Disney's remake craze now has announced two of the titular characters. Ariel...

 
 
 
 
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Ranking the best Pixar movies (and Cars 2 I guess...)

(ED Note: This feature originally ran in June of 2018. It has been updated the include the latest Pixar releases.) I've been a fan of Pixar for most of my life. Whenever Pixar gets around to making a new movie, whether it's an original...

 
 
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The real reason #NotMyArielle is trending

Last week, Disney began to reveal some information on its upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action remake. Along with some rumored casting choices, the house of mouse confirmed that Halle Bailey would be playing the role of protagonist Ariel...

 
 
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Full Maleficent: Mistress of Evil trailer out now

Time to go on another exciting ride with Angelina Jolie as Maleficent and this time things are seriously heating up. The full trailer finally made its debut this morning and it looks amazing. Aurora is finally getting her happily ever afte...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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An autopsy of the Marvel/Netflix shows

With Disney+ looming over all other streaming services, it was only inevitable that the Marvel/Netflix shows would meet their end. With the slow but steady cancellation of all of the Marvel shows starting in October of last year, it was les...

 
 
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Flixist on YouTube - Top 3 Pixar Movies

Toy Story 4 is out and guess what, it is amazing! Is this a return to form for Pixar, we sure hope so. On this week's FlixList I counted down his top three Pixar movies of all time. I talk about my love of Toy Story, Wall-E, and Up, bu...

 
 
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Review: Toy Story 4

There's an old adage within Pixar, that the prestigious animated studio wouldn't make sequels unless they had "better stories" than the originals. Ever since Cars 2 followed up a homely and relatable classic with espionage plots and literal...

 
 
 
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Get ready for the Frozen 2 hypetrain all over again

Fans of Frozen are getting ready to "Let It Go" and "Build A Snowman" again in the sequel to the hit first film. Today Disney gave us a look at the all-new ominous looking poster featuring Queen Elsa and Princess Anna and it sure does send ...

 
 
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Five reasons why you should never see Dark Phoenix

[Editor’s note: this piece contains spoilers relating to Dark Phoenix] Marvel/Disney is pushing Dark Phoenix hard. It’s not their film in that they didn’t make it, but they own it now, and they’re going to try to cap...

 
 
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The best modern animated shows that you haven't heard of

In case it was hard to tell, I love animation. I love all kinds of animation, from hand drawn to CGI, from claymation to pain staiking oil paintings, from classic Fleisher era to modern Disney, for kids or for adults, if you put me in front...

 
 
 
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Maybe we SHOULD try to #MakeSolo2Happen

You know what's a beautiful, wholesome thing? Fandom. I think of my frequenting New York Comic Con every October, and for as much as I love rummaging through longboxes of comics and waiting in line to play video games, I see people just ple...

 
 
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Review: Aladdin

Apprehension, noun: anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen. Disney’s original Aladdin is iconic. Robin Williams, in voice only, gave arguably his most memorable (and best) performance ever. Gilbert Gottfried&rsqu...

 
 
 
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Sure, let's make Danny DeVito Wolverine

Another day passes, so here's another petition to make Danny DeVito some beloved pop culture character. Whether it's Detective Pikachu or Dr. Eggman, the internet really wants the grimy gremlin from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia to embo...

 
 
 
 
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Jemaine Clement joins the Avatar sequels

Though we still have literal years to wait until we can plant hindquarters in seats for the first Avatar follow-up, the show must go on, with news today that Kiwi comedian Jemaine Clement will be joining the franchise.

 
 
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First look at Will Smith performing 'Prince Ali'

Well, Disney fans here we go with another sneak peek at the upcoming remake of Aladdin due out later this month. This time we get a look at Will Smith performing another iconic musical number 'Prince Ali', where Aladdin wishes to literally ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Continuity, Endgame, and the future of the MCU

Since it's been well over a week since Avengers: Endgame came out, I think it's time for us to have a serious discussion and just what exactly the MCU's future is going to look like. Because of this, there will be major spoilers for th...

 
 
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Peter Mayhew of Star Wars fame has passed away at 74

Actor Peter Mayhew, famous for his role as Chewbacca in the Star Wars series, has passed away today at the age of 74. The news was shared from Mayhew's official Twitter account, in which the family of the man left a picture and long messag...

 
 




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Luz"The creativity of constraint"

 

SXSW The Art of Self-Defense"Masculinity deconstructed"

 

The Lion King"Play it again, Simba"

 

Iron Sky: The Coming Race"Bigger budget, older jokes"

 

Stuber"The Lyft of buddy cop Uber movies "

 

Crawl"Small spaces"

 

The Farewell"Sad, funny, but most importantly honest"

 

Darlin'"Feral and tender"

 

Midsommar"Sumer is Icumen in"

 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 Episode 7 - "Toldja""Everyone is here (and lacking common sense)!"

 

Ophelia"Hamlet 2.0"

 

Maiden"Girls to the front, go rock the boat"

 

Yesterday"Nowhere man"

 

Spider-Man: Far from Home"EuroTrip except with superhero violence instead of sex"

 

The Third Wife"Fate has the upper hand."

 

Toy Story 4"An existential nightmare (for kids!)"

 

Jessica Jones Season 3"What is your truth?"

 

Men in Black: "Oh, they have crap overseas too!"

 

The Dead Don't Die"Shambling wreck or full of brains?"

 
 
 
 
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