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Taika Waititi Puts His Stamp on Thor: Ragnorak!

Thor: Ragnarok – Thor (Chris Hemsworth) – Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios.

Warner Bros. has long touted their approach as hiring great directors and letting them stamp their own style on the DC movies.

Marvel has been doing that since Jon Favreau directed Iron Man – and they’ve done it again with Thor: Ragnarok. No one but Taika Waititi could have made this delightfully oddball comedy of a superhero movie.

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SDCC 2017: I’m Putting Together a Team Trailer: Thor: Ragnarok!

The God of Death has taken over Asgard and destroyed Thor’s hammer. Now he’s being forced to fight his Avengers teammate the Hulk.

As the SDCC 2017 trailer shows, clearly he needs help.

Thor: Ragnarok opens on November 3rd.

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Friend From Work Trailer: Thor: Ragnorak!

Thor: Ragnarok has its first teaser and it is awesome!

We meet Hela (Cate Blanchett) and Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson) for the first time and Thor finds himself captured by Grandmaster (Jeff Goldblum).

There’s even a glimpse of Skurge aka The Executioner! And Loki!

Thor: Ragnorak premieres on November 3rd.

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Tweaks Make Cinderella Better Than The Original Toon!

Cinderella at the Ball

Quick note: Cinderella is amazing in IMAX! Everything about its presentation – incredible sets, mind-blowing (and appropriate) effects and stunning costumes on appealing characters – is just gobsmackingly perfect in IMAX.

Then there’s the actual movie – a live action take on Disney’s animated classic, Cinderella, that improves on the story and is told with wit, class and panache.

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Romantic Trailer: Disney’s Cinderella

Cinderella Payoff Poster

There’s a sweepingly romantic new trailer for Disney’s Cinderella – and judging from I’ve seen, Cinderella is not in need of rescuing so much as in just getting out of the house! Check it out after the jump.

Cinderella opens on March 13th.

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Behind The Scenes: The Cinderella Legacy!

Cinderella at the Ball

Walt Disney’s animated classic Cinderella is one of the most loved movies of all time, so making a live-action version of the version has to be considered something of a risk – even if Disney’s Maleficent and Into The Woods turned out to be hits.

There’s an  intriguing featurette available that looks at the legacy of the animated Cinderella and how it affected making the live-action film. Check it out after the jump.

Walt Disney’s Cinderella will be in theaters on March 13th.

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – And Now For The Big Finish!

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG

After a tonally confused beginning and terrific middle episode filled with all kinds of invention, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings Peter Jackson’s six-movie Tolkien binge to close with a rousing mid-point finale that both wraps up the story and sets the stage for the Lord of the Rings trilogy quite nicely.

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