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Go behind-the-scenes of Twentieth Century Studios’ “The Call of the Wild” with the making-of featurette “Adventure Companions” . Adapted from the beloved literary classic, 20th Century Studios’ “The Call of the Wild” vividly brings to the screen the story of Buck, a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic li

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Character posters for Disney’s Mulan have debuted. Acclaimed filmmaker Niki Caro brings the epic tale of China’s legendary warrior to life in Disney’s “Mulan,” in which a fearless young woman risks everything out of love for her family and her country to become one of the greatest warriors China has ever known. Wh

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James Taylor has announced the February 28 release of the new album American Standard, via Fantasy Records. The 19th studio release by the storied singer-songwriter features his interpretations of 14 classic American songs. American Standard is Taylor’s first release since 2015’s Before This World, which debuted atop th

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These official new Black Widow and The Eternals themed-posters have been released by Marvel Studios in celebration of the Chinese New Year.

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From the 1994 comedy Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, this NECA clothed action figure is based on Jim Carrey’s appearance as he goes undercover at Shady Acres to investigate the mysterious Ray Finkle. Ever-stylish, Ace is dressed in a short sleeve button up, plaid shorts, and a tutu, standing 8” tall and is fully articulated

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Three animated compilations featuring many of the Marvel, Star Wars and Disney references made during thirty seasons of The Simpsons were put together as a fun way to promote the fact that the animated series is exclusively streaming in its entirety on the Disney+ channel.

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AMC has released the official trailer from Jason Segel’s upcoming original anthology series Dispatches from Elsewhere, created by and starring Segel.  Starring alongside Segel are Academy and Emmy Award-winner Sally Field, Academy Award-nominee Richard E. Grant, multi-GRAMMY Award-winner André Benjamin and rising star E

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Adam Sandler gives “a mythologically great performance” (Robbie Collin, The Telegraph) in a critically-acclaimed thriller when Uncut Gems arrives on Digital February 25 from A24 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital) and DVD March 10 from Lionsgate.  Co-written and directed by brothers Josh and Benny Safdie (

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In his last mission as James Bond 007, Daniel Craig squares off against Rami Malek.  For Entertainment Weekly’s February cover, the ‘No Time to Die’ star reflects on the iconic role and why he signed on for his final Bond film. Read more HERE.

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