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Star Trek: Beyond Trailer Featuring Rhianna is Kinda Alright!

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I don’t know what the haters are whining about, so far everything I’ve seen from Star Trek: Beyond looks pretty darn awesome. Looking forward to this one. Check out this new trailer. On the one hand the Rhianna song, doesn’t quite fit, but the overall trailer is pretty haunting and well done.

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Happy Lucky Golden Tofu Panda Dragon Good Time Fun Fun Show Featured at 2016 SOHO International Film Festival!

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The 7th Annual SOHO International Film Festival has announced its 2016 lineup – a lineup set to include top indie films from around the world – along with Q&As with writers, producers, directors and stars.

The festival – which will feature intriguing oddities like Happy Lucky Golden Tofu Panda Dragon Good Time Fun Fun Show (above) directed by Carrie Preston (better known as a star of True Blood) – runs from June 9th-16th. Follow the jump for details (and the trailer for Happy Lucky…).

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Funimation Acquires Exclusive Rights for Digitally Restored Anime Classic Momotaro, Sacred Sailors!

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Funimation has acquired the exclusive rights to the digitally resotred Momotaro, Sacred Sailors – the first feature-length anime film – in the U.S. and Canada.

Based on a classic Japanese fairy tale about Momotaro – a boy who was born from a peach and defeated monsters with the help of his animal friends, Momotaro, Sacred Sailors was released in 1945 during the final months of World War II.  For further details, follow the jump.

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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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