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Sweet Emotions: Create a Colorful 'Inside Out'-Inspired Snack

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 09:08

FOR WEEK OF 6/15 Emotions are always on high alert, especially in the mind of a tween. In Disney Pixar’s Inside Out, five emotions--joy, fear, anger, disgust and sadness--are all hard at work within the mind of an 11-year-old girl named Riley. These little Jell-o cups are filled with the same colors as the movie’s team of emotions. Bright lemon-yellow Jell-o for Joy, purple grape Jell-o representing Fear, raging strawberry-red Jell-o for Anger, lime-green Jell-o is still...

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Make a Jar of Joyful Memories

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 09:07

  The character Joy in Pixar’s Inside Out is all about those happy, fun, funny and, yes, joyful memories. In the animated movie, happy moments are depicted as yellow-hued orbs that can be filed and stored away in long-term memory. To celebrate the idea of happy-memory saving, you can create your own jar full of joyful memories with your kids. Whenever wonderful things happen, the kids can write them up and add them to the jar. Then, if they (or you) need a quick...

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10 Reasons Why We Love Zoe Kravitz

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 09:06

We’re seeing a lot of Zoe Kravitz on the big screen this year, between huge blockbusters like The Divergent Series: Insurgent and Mad Max: Fury Road and smaller indies such as The Good Kill and Dope, which earned her raves at Sundance back in January. In honor of her continued movie-career success, we’re celebrating the 26-year-old actress with the following 10 things about her we love.   1. She’s Lenny Kravitz’s Little Girl Zoe Kravitz is the...

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11 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About ‘Jaws’

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 09:04

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this week, Jaws (1975) is now considered one of the all-time greats, but it’s amazing that the movie even got to the screen at all. Major production problems, an unfinished script and a nervous director all spelled disaster, but somehow the film came together and became a masterpiece of terror and suspense.   1. Steven Spielberg was not the studio’s original choice to direct. Universal Pictures first approached director Dick Richards...

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10 Questions That Help You Get to Know the Stars of ‘Dope’

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 08:48

  For the first time since you caught an eyeful of those fly cargo pants your friend was rockin’ back in 1992, the word “dope” is reentering your daily vocabulary. That’s because a new movie called Dope is heading to theaters on June 19, and trust us when we say it very much lives up to its title and more.       1. So who are we talking about here? We’re talking about Shameik Moore, Kiersey...

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Quiz: You Know Pixar’s Characters - but Do You Know the Voices Behind Them?

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 08:44

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Taking 'Inside Out' from Script to Screen

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 05:00

Pixar is able to accomplish something incredible: It manufactures movie magic that seems effortless. But there’s far more to it than meets the eye. There’s an amazing amount of work that takes place behind the scenes performed by a fiercely dedicated crew in Emeryville, California. Pixar’s newest release, Inside Out, took over five years to go from idea to screen. Here’s a peek at the process.  It All Started with a Dad and a Daughter The idea...

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Happy Birthday, Chris Evans! Here Are 10 Ways We're Celebrating

Sat, 06/13/2015 - 05:00

Happy birthday, Chris Evans! In honor of his 34th birthday this week, here are 10 reasons we’re celebrating the life of the man we know best as Captain America.   10. Christopher Robert Evans was born in Boston on June 13, 1981, one of four children. Their mother is the artistic director at a youth theater, so it’s not surprising most of them became professionally involved with drama. His brother, for instance, is soap opera star Scott Evans.  Watch them...

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Chiwetel Ejiofor to Play 'Doctor Strange' Villain Baron Mordo

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 06:34

It was revealed back in January that Chiwetel Ejiofor, who recently gave a true powerhouse performance in 12 Years a Slave, was circling a key role in Marvel's Doctor Strange. What the role would be, however, was still speculative.  Well, speculate no more! Deadline has revealed that Ejiofor will be playing classic Doctor Strange enemy Baron Mordo. It's still unclear what, if any, storyline from the comics Scott...

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Watch This Week's Hottest New Trailers: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2,' 'The Martian' and More

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 06:10

What do you get when you combine Katniss Everdeen with a Martian, a murder, a talking fox and Bill Murray? You get this week’s hottest new movie trailers. Watch them below and give us your comments.   Click on the image below to watch the newest trailers     1. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Teaser Trailer 1  (November 20) She's baaaack... and she's ready to go to war! In the final installment of the Hunger...

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News Briefs: Jeremy Renner Shares 'Captain America: Civil War' Art; Watch a New 'Fantastic Four' TV Spot

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 21:20

Captain America: Civil War: Jeremy Renner shared a "welcome" card from Marvel, featuring Captain America and Iron Man and the tagline, "Whose side are you on?" Renner plays Hawkeye in Captain America: Civil War, which will see superheroes divided on an issue of national importance. The movie is due for release on May 6, 2016. [Twitter]   Red Queen: Elizabeth Banks is in negotiations to direct Red Queen, an adaptation of the first in a planned series of...

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'Batman v Superman' Official Synopsis Teases War, Plus: New Batmobile and Wonder Woman Previews

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 05:54

It's not hard to guess the plot of a movie called Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. It's got Batman. It's got Superman. They're going to fight. But today things got slightly more official with Warner Bros. revealing the first synopsis. Fearing the actions of a god-like super hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really...

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'Dracula' and 'Lord of the Rings' Star Christopher Lee Is Dead at 93

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 05:49

Legendary actor Christopher Lee has passed away at the age of 93. The beloved actor, who spent his earlier years frightening audiences in vintage Hammer horror movies like Dracula before going on to star as the central villain in major franchises like Lord of the Rings and Star Wars, died after being hospitalized due to respiratory problems. Your relationship with Lee's work probably depends on what era you grew up in. His career began in the mid '40s, with ongoing roles in...

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News Briefs: Chris Hemsworth Joins New 'Ghostbusters'; 'Pitch Perfect 3' Is Indeed on Its Way

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:26

Ghostbusters: Chris Hemsworth has joined the new version of Ghostbusters. Director Paul Feig shared the news via social media, describing the actor as "our receptionist," which sounds equivalent to the role played by Annie Potts in the original. Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong and Leslie Jones are set to star; the movie will open on July 22, 2016. [Twitter]   Pitch Perfect 3: Musical-comedy sequel Pitch Perfect 2 has grossed $250 million...

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Minions Mini Movie: 'Jurassic Park'

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 09:00

If you love Minions -- and we know you do -- then don't miss this hilarious series of Minion Mini Movies that will keep you laughing right up to the release of Minions on July 10. In this episode, Brian the Minion settles in to watch the classic film Jurassic Park, but he quickly discovers there are some things even more annoying than an angry dinosaur.

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News Briefs: First Look at Disney's 'Zootopia'; Watch New TV Spots for 'Ant-Man' and 'SPECTRE'

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 23:10

Zootopia: The first look at Disney's Zootopia gives a broad hint as to the lead characters and their inclination. The story revolves around a con-artist fox (voiced by Jason Bateman) and a rookie police officer who just happens to be a rabbit (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin). The two are not friendly at first but then find they need each other. The movie, directed by Rich Moore (Wreck-It Ralph) and Byron Howard (Tangled), is due in theaters on March 4, 2016. [USA Today]   Bad...

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Watch: The First 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2' Trailer Teases an All-Out Revolution

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 07:58

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 left a lot of people salivating for what would happen next in the saga of Katniss Everdeen and the oppressed people of Panem, and now we have our answer. Love! War! Despair! More war! More despair! Revolution! Welcome to the first trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, in theaters November 20. Once again directed by Francis Lawrence, Part 2 picks up where the last movie left off, with the revolution practically...

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How to Watch Six Minutes of 'Ant-Man' When You See 'Jurassic World'

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 07:51

Those choosing to watch Jurassic World in IMAX 3D when it hits theaters later this week will get a marvelous surprise in the form of an extended six-minute preview for Marvel's upcoming Ant-Man. Watch the short video announcement below.   Ant-Man arrives in theaters on July 17, and we're beginning to spot some new tantalizing teases with regard to Marvel's next big superhero movie. Here's the latest 30-second TV spot.   Paul Rudd stars as a...

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News Briefs: First Look at Dwayne Johnson in 'Central Intelligence'; 'Boondock Saints' Heading to TV

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 21:46

Central Intelligence: Dwayne Johnson provides the first look at his role in the upcoming action-comedy Central Intelligence. He plays a contract killer for the CIA who enlists the help of an old school friend (Kevin Hart) to "foil a plan to sell military secrets." Johnson describes his character as "a grown man who's extremely childlike," yet also has "an extremely high I.Q. and is one of the most lethal men on the planet." The movie is due out June 17, 2016....

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Quiz: Which Movie Dinosaur Are You?

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 15:31

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