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Star Wars: Rogue One, We Still Have Questions!

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We’re on the cusp of the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. As we recently covered, tickets are now on sale and a new TV spot looks to be our final glimpse of preview content. Once again, it’s almost time for a brand new Star Wars film, and the movie-loving public couldn’t be more excited. So with just a couple weeks left before the release, here’s a last round of questions we have to ponder about Rogue One.

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Sailor Moon R: The Movie Get Single Night Showing in Legendary LA Theater at Ace Hotel!

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VIZ Media and Toei Animation Inc.present a special one-night showing – the red carpet theatrical premiere – of Sailor Moon R:The Movie at the Theatre at Ace Hotel on Friday, January 13, 2017.

Details follow the jump.

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Loving To Be Awarded 2017 Stanley Kramer Award By PGA!

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The Producers Guild of america has announced that it will award Loving – the story of interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving’s fight to be together as a married couple in their hometown – the Stanley Kramer Award.

The Stanley Kramer Award is given to honor a production, producer or other individuals whose achievement or contribution illuminates and raises public awareness of important social issues.

For further details, follow the jump.

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Series, Movie, Series, Repeat: A New Netflix Binge Routine – Movies and TV are Better Together!

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Netflix has released the results of a new study showing how its members watch movies and television on the streaming service.

It appears that movies and television go better together – a majority of viewers from around the world have settled into an interesting pattern: commit to binge-watching a series, take a few days before committing to a new one, and watching a movie or two in between to keep the binge-watching feeling going.

Netflix has even figured out what kind of movies most viewers watch between their TV show binges (for example, Breaking Bad can lead to Pulp Fiction).

To learn more about the series/movie/series/repeat cycle, read on.

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Rogue One to Play in Fifty Dolby Theaters Worldwide!

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will play in more than 50 Dolby Cinemas worldwide when it opens on December 16th. The announcement – by Dolby Laboratories, Inc. and The Walt Disney Studios, was mad this morning.

Details on what, exactly, that means, follow the break.

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GKIDS and Fathom Events Bring Princess Mononke To America For Two Nights Only!

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On Hayao Miyazaki’s birthday, GKIDS and Fathom Events will celebrate by bringing the acclaimed director’s masterpiece, Princess Mononke, back to select American theaters for two nights: January 5, 2017 (with English dubbed) and January 9, 2017 (in the original Japanese with English subtitles).

For ticket info and more, follow the jump.

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La La Land, Arrival and Moonlight Lead Critics’ Choice Awards Noms!

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An original musical, a sci-fi First Contact tale and a gay coming of age story lead the 22nd Critics’ Choice Awards.

La La Land, directed by Damien Chazelle earned twelve nominations including: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Actress.

Arrival and Moonlight each grabbed ten noms – with both in the running for Best Picture and Best Director.

The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) announced the nominations earlier today.

The 22nd Critics’ Choice Awards will be presented, live, from the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica – hosted by TJ Miller – on Sunday, December 11th on A&E (8ET/5PT). For the complete of nominations, read on.

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Bluefin Now Exclusive Distributor of Bandai ‘ Star Wars Models Kits!

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Bluefin has become the exclusive North American distributor of Bandai Hobby’s Scale Vehicle line of Star Wars Model Kits – and has set four new kits to begin selling in December and January.

The 1/72 and 1/144 scale Red Squadron X-Wing Starfighter Special Set, which features the star fighter depicted in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, will go on sale in December.

1/72 scale kits for the Tie Interceptor, A-Wing Starfighter, and Poe’s X-Wing Fighter will follow in January. Pre-orders are being taken now and galleries showing each model to full advantage follow the break (double click to embiggen).

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2017 Independent Spirit Award Nominations Announced!

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The 2017 Independent Spirit Award Nominations were announced today by Edgar Ramirez (Zero Dark Thirty, Joy) and Jenny Slate (Obvious Child, The Secret Life of Pets).

American Honey and Moonlight each landed six nominations, with Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester By the Sea picking up five. Other People, Jackie and Free in Deed each garnered four noms.

Read on for the complete list on nominations. The Independent Spirit Awards will be given out on Saturday, February 25, 2017.

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Cineplex Events Brings George Takei’s Allegiance To Canada!

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George Takei’s Allegiance: The Broadway Musical will play in select theaters across Canada thanks to Cineplex Events.

Inspired by the true-life experiences of George Takei, Allegiance realtes the emotional story of a Japanese American family whose lives re upended by the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII.

The event will include an introduction by Takei as well as a look behind the scenes.

George Takei’s Allegiance will have one screening on December 13th. Details follow the break.

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