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The First Wave Of Teen Choice 2016 Nominees Are Here!

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The Teen Choice Awards are a strange and wonderful tribute to aspects of entertainment that no one else acknowledges: Choice Kiss, Choice Villain and ChoiceTelevision Actor: Action-Adventure – just for a start. Plus, the award is a surfboard (the fans’ choice is pictured above.)!

The first wave of nominations for Teen Choice 2016 include a number of mulitiple nominees including: Pretty Little Liars (6), The Vampire Diaries (5)Empire (4), Scream Queens/Jane the Virgin/The Flash (3). I guess we know who the cool kids are!

Follow the jump for the complete list of the first wave of Teen Choice 2016 nominees – and have fun!

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The BFG Goes To Cannes!

In Disney's fantasy-adventure THE BFG, directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Roald Dahl's beloved classic, a precocious 10-year old named Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) befriends the BFG (Oscar (TM) winner Mark Rylance), a Big Friendly Giant from Giant Country.
In Disney’s fantasy-adventure THE BFG, directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Roald Dahl’s beloved classic, a precocious 10-year old named Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) befriends the BFG (Oscar (TM) winner Mark Rylance), a Big Friendly Giant from Giant Country.

Steven Spielberg is Cannes with the cast of his new Disney film, The BFG – which has its World Premiere there tomorrow, May 14th. Following the jump, there is a link to a video featuring Ruby Barnhill (Sophie) and Spielberg playing a quick game of Stump Steven Spielberg. It’s quite delightful.

The BFG opens wide on July 1st.

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Oscar®-Nominator To Release Hitler Mockumentary!

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A two-time Oscar®-Nominee for his animation work, Bill Plympton will release a feature-length mockumentary, Hitler’s Folly, in which Adolf Hitler is re-imagined as a successful animator and artist.

Hitler’s Folly will also have a free New York Premiere on Wednesday, July 1st at SVA Theater – followed by a Q&A with Plympton, who will follow the screening by drawing a character form the film for fans.

For further details, follow the jump.

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Assassin’s Creed Trailer is Finally Here! Can this film break the Video Game Curse?

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If you are a fan of the Assassin’s Creed video games this this trailer should push all of your buttons. It hits all of the main points. Michael Fassbender, diving off a giant tower, the animus, some stealthy movies, some wall moves and a convoluted plot. All while looking gorgeous. My concern is, how will this trailer play to people who don’t know anything about the game. The movie is coming out December 21st.

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Steven Spielberg to Present John Williams with AFI Lifetime Achievement Award!

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Steven Spielberg will present John Williams with the American Film Institute’s 44th Lifetime Achievement Award. This is the first time the award has been given to a composer.

The televised special, AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Williams, will air on TNT on Wednesday, June 15, at 10 p.m. (ET/ PT), followed by an encore presentation on sister network Turner Classic Movies (TCM) on Monday, June 12, during a night of programming dedicated to Williams.

For details, follow the jump.

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The Magnificent Seven Goes Big with Global IMAX Release!

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The Magnificent Seven will give BIG stars when it premieres on September 23rd – the film is getting a global IMAX release.

The announcement came from  IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and Sony Pictures Entertainment today.

The remake of the classic Western stars Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Ethan Hawke – and is directed by Antoine Fuqua. Follow the jump for more.

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P!nk Releases Video for Alice Through the Looking Glass Song Just Like Fire!

International pop icon Pink from the music video for her new hit, JUST LIKE FIRE, which is featured in Disney's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, the all-new adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll's beloved stories.
International pop icon Pink from the music video for her new hit, JUST LIKE FIRE, which is featured in Disney’s ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, the all-new adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories.

P!nk has released a music video for Just Like Fire – the original song she wrote for Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass. You can check it out – along with a gallery of photos from the shoot (double click to embiggen) after the break.

Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass opens on May 27th.

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Ed Asner To Receive Long Island International Film Expo’s Lifetime Achievement Award!

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Ead Asner, famed Actor, Activist and 7-time Emmy Award winner, will receive the Long Island International Film Expo’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) runs from July 13-21, 2016 at the historic Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Avenue, Bellmore, N.Y. For a brief filmosgraphy of Asner’s work and details of LIIFE, follow the jump.

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Star Trek Fans Challenged To Go Beyond!

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Star Trek fans around the world have been challenged to ‘go beyond’ for the opportunity to attend a one-of-a-kind fan event in honor of the franchise’s 50th Anniversary.

Beginning today through Friday, May 6th, fans can submit a 50-second video sharing how Star Trek inspired them to ‘go beyond.’ Each day the best 50 entries will be selected to receive a ticket to the Star Trek Fan Event on May 20 at 7:00 p.m. at the historic Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood. The highest judged video of each day will be awarded the grand prize, a fully paid trip to the event.

The one-time-only event will include the premiere of the newest Star Trek Beyond trailer, an exclusive first-look of never-before-seen footage from the upcoming film, a Q&A with director Justin Lin and the cast and crew, special guest appearances, and other surprises. For details, follow the jump.

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