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Attack on Titan Tickets Now on Sale!

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Based on the popular manga series of the same name, FUNimation’s Attack on Titan tells the story of a world where most of humanity has been destroyed by giants and where the last of mankind fights to survive behind three concentric walls.

Tickets for Attack on Titan Parts 1 & 2 – which will have a limited run in the U.,S. and Canada in October – are now on sale. Follow the jump for details.

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Fantasy Football Documentary Fandom Now Available!

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There have been films about Star Trek fandom and Star Wars fandom, but you seldom see films about sports fandoms. Now Pocket Aces Productions is about to release a fantasy football documentary called Fandom and narrated by Christian Slater.

Fandom is being marketed and sold direct-to-consumers at FandomTheFilm.com, iTunes and other digital platforms.

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Special Event: The Iron Giant: Signature Edition!

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Following its world premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, September 13th, Warner Bros. Pictures will release Brad Bird’s The Iron Giant: Signature Edition – with two brand new scenes – in theaters across the U.S. and Canada for a two-night special event.

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Learn How Pixar Movies Are Made at Khan Academy!

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Khan Academy is launching a program that takes students into the processes behind the creation of Pixar’s films.

Called Pixar in a Box, the free program shows students how the academic concepts you learn in school play a huge role in the creation of a Pixar film – complete with specific examples (how trigonometry is used to the create the worlds of the Pixar films).

Pixar in a Box goes live on KhanAcademy.org today. follow the jump for further details.

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Anchor Bay Brings Old 37, Kane Hodder & Brandi Cyrus To 2015 Fan Expo Toronto!

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Anchor Bay Entertainment is taking award-winning horror film Old 37 and stars Kane Hodder and Brandi Cyrus to the 2015 Fan Expo Toronto, which runs from September 3rd-6th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Hodder will be signing autographs at the Anchor Bay booth over the weekend, while Cyrus will be present on Friday and Saturday.

Old 37 will be be introduced at a midnight screening in The Screaming Room (in the South Building), Friday, September 4th at midnight. For details, follow the jump.

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Films That Move Us Theme of 2016 TCM Classic Film Festival!

The 2016 TCM Classic Film Festival will be held from April 28th to May 1st. The festival’s theme will be Moving Pictures – films that bring us to tears; rouse us to action, inspire us.

Robert Osborne will once again serve as official host of the TCM Classic Film Festival, with TCM’s Ben Mankiewicz introducing various events.

The official hotel and central gathering point for the 2016 TCM Classic Film Festival will be The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, site of the first Academy Awards ceremony. Screenings will be held at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX, the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres and the Egyptian Theatre, as well as other Hollywood venues. Festival passes go on sale on November 19th. Follow the jump for further details.

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Canadian Cities Added to Boruto: Naruto The Movie Limited Run!

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Nine major cities, including Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton, have been added to the limited run of Boruto: Naruto The Movie – presented by VIZ Media and Eleven Arts – beginning on October 10th.

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The Best Video Games to Be Turned Into Movies

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Some video games are so original, dynamic, and exciting that they are turned into movies. After all, today’s best PC and console video games contain intricate storylines that make for great action, and sometimes even romance, so who wouldn’t want to see all of that translated onto the big screen with the sexiest and most popular actors of the time?  But what are some of the best video games that have ever been turned into movies?

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Old 37 Sets Chicago Screening!

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Old 37 – having just won Best Film and Best Kill at Montreal Comic-Con’s HorrorFest – has set its first screening in Chicago for 7pm on September 27th at the Music Box Theater.

There will be a post-screening Q&A with writer/producer – and Chicago native – Evan Greenhill and director Paul Travers.

Old 37 DVD Pre-Orders are now available. Follow the jump for further details.

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FUNimation Sets Premiere Dates For Live Action Attack On Titan Movies!

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The live-action adaptations of Attack On Titan, the popular manga series by Hajime Isayama, will premiere on September 30th and October 20th – following the positive fan and critical repsonse to the world premiere screening of Part 1 Los Angeles in July.

Attack On Titan has inspired four spin-off manga series and a twenty-five episode anime series. The films were developed in close co-operation with Isayama and tell a story of the last remnants of humanity fighting to survive in a world where they are under constant attack by man-eating giants.

For details on the availability of tickets and a look at the trailer, follow the jump.

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Lucasfilm To Launch Major Global Promotional Campaign for Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

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Outside of the movies themselves, the most remarkable things things about the Star Wars franchise is its canny marketing campaigns.

Lucasfilm is teaming up with seven major global brands to launch an expansive promotional campaign for Star Wars: The Force Awakens:  COVERGIRL® & Max Factor, Duracell, FCA US, General Mills, HP, Subway® and Verizon. For more, follow the jump.

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