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KUNG FU PANDA 4 Review: Fourth Entry Falls Short of Its Predecessors

While the Kung Fu Panda series has been noticeably offscreen for the better part of a decade, it’s survived and thrived via three, small-screen series, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, The Paws of Destiny, and The Dragon Knight, each,...

MIGRATION Review: Illumination Returns With a Minions-Free Animated Effort

Mirroring the “Studio that Mickey Built” (Disney), the French-based Illumination animation studio has long recognized their most popular characters, the Minions, the Twinkie-inspired pranksters that debuted in Despicable Me almost 15 years ago, aren’t sufficient on their own to sustain long-term business...

RENFIELD Review: A Very Fun Concept Stretched a Little Too Thin

Nicholas Hoult, Nicolas Cage and Awkwafina star in a comedic interpretation of the famed characters.

Review: THE BAD GUYS, Pleasant, Fun-Filled, Kid-Friendly Flick

The latest from DreamWorks Animation consistently soars on its visual style and imaginative set-piece pyrotechnics.

Review: SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS, Magical, Mystical Martial Arts for the Win

Simu Liu, Awkwafina and Tony Chiu-Wai Leung star in director Destin Daniel Cretton's action adventure.

Review: RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON, Stunning Visuals, Stirring Story

It’s long been a fact of movie-watching life that no one does animation like the Disney-Industrial Complex does animation. Whether it’s old-school, traditional animation or new-school CG animation, Disney Animation Studios remains the gold standard, often imitated, but rarely duplicated....

Toronto After Dark 2019: First Ten Films Include COME TO DADDY, THE WRETCHED And EXTRA ORDINARY

Toronto After Dark have announced the first ten films in this year's lineup. TADFF is the go to genre event of the Fall here in our fair city and the festival continues to bring a collection of festival favorites and...

OCEAN'S 8: Hathaway, Rihanna, Kaling And More Ladies Join Cast

Deadline reported this morning that actors Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Helen Bonham Carter and musical entertainers Rihanna and Awkwafina will join Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett in Gary Ross' Ocean's Eleven spin-off Ocean's 8 (or Ocean's Ocho).  The female driven caper spin...