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‘Titanic’ and ‘Avatar’ composer James Horner dead after plane crash

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The composer of Titanic, Braveheart, Avatar, and The Amazing Spider-Man has died after a plane crash earlier today. James Horner, known for writing the famous Celine Dion song for Titanic, was pronounced dead after his plane crashed on Monday. He was not accounted for in the crash, but his assistant ...

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SOS This Week Episode #6: Summer Movie Preview

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Summer is here! We’re sharing our most anticipated movies of the season, with discussions of everything from Mad Max: Fury Road, Straight Outta Compton, Trainwreck, Inside Out and more. We also discuss the prospect of a “Female Jump Street” and honor the life and career of TIME Magazine film critic ...

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James Cameron has plans for a fifth ‘Avatar’ film, prequel coming to Cirque du Soleil

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Have you been waiting patiently for more Avatar movies since the first one came out in 2009? Well, you will have your fill in the coming years as James Cameron looks to possibly add more adventures to the predicted slate of films. Hey U Guys caught up with the composer ...

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The Definitive Best Picture Losers

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#20. The Exorcist (1973) Lost to: The Sting Crammed in between two Best Picture wins for Francis Ford Coppola’s “Godfather” films was an interesting little year that rewarded another pairing of Robert Redford and Paul Newman (trivia: “The Sting’s” Julia Phillips is the first time female producer to ever win Best ...

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It’s Hard Out Here for an Original Franchise: ‘Pacific Rim’’s Plight

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Not two weeks ago, famed auteur and Pacific Rim director Guillermo Del Toro set the internet ablaze when he announced the confirmation of a follow up to his 2013 robots vs. monsters film Pacific Rim and dated Pacific Rim 2 for April 7, 2017. The biggest surprise wasn’t the official ...

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‘Maleficent’ boasts a memorable lead performance and little else

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Maleficent Written by Linda Woolverton Directed by Robert Stromberg USA, 2014 Every year or so, apropos of very little, the Walt Disney Company will showcase a new series of ads courtesy of acclaimed photographer Annie Leibovitz, in which a celebrity plays one of the company’s iconic human characters, whether it’s ...

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This Week in Comics: 02/04/2014

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Week after week, the shelves of local comic book stores nationwide are packed to brim with shiny new comics. Sure you’re a smart cookie and probably have tonnes of grabs already but many books do go unnoticed and its my job to make sure you are getting your moneys worth. ...

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Trailer for 3D Mount Everest Documentary ‘Beyond The Edge’

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The 3D team, which shot Avatar, set out on location to Everest for eight weeks, to recreate the epic tale of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay’s conquest of Mt. Everest in 1953. The new footage has been merged with film and photographs of the 1953 expedition taken by Lowe ...

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Extended Thoughts on ‘Alice in Wonderland’

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Alice in Wonderland Directed by Tim Burton Written by Linda Woolverton Starring Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Stephen Fry, Helena Bonham Carter Alice in Wonderland is a truly inexplicable, baffling, painful film to watch. I don’t know what anyone involved in the film was thinking in making it. Did they want ...

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Mousterpiece Cinema, Episode 91: ‘Alice in Wonderland’

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Friends, we’d like to welcome you to a new episode of Mousterpiece Cinema, but we have to be honest. Nothing we say can prepare you for the terror and foul horror of what lies within this podcast. Oh, sure, you’ve got Josh, Mike, and special guest Scott Meslow of The ...

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We Live In A 3-d World – Or Do We?

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“We live in a three-dimensional world,” James Cameron admonished Hollywood a few weeks ago on the opening of Life of Pi. Calling Ang Lee’s film some of the best use of 3-D since his own Avatar (2009), Cameron was trying to push the movie industry – as he has been ...

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Ad Poster Campaign Featuring Children As Famous Movie Characters

The Tumblr round-up is a compilation of images, links, posters, stories, videos and so on, taken from the Sound On Sight Tumblr account. We simply do not have the man power nor time to write articles on every interesting movie related goody we find, so this is our way of ...

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