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Movie Review: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

This Walt Disney Pictures’ fantasy film, adpated from the 1962 award-winning Madeleine L'Engle novel, has good intentions with young characters challenged to “be a warrior” for the Light, but is notably underdeveloped and comes recommended with reservations (2.5 stars out of four).

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Film Review: ‘All the Marbles’ Looking for an Oscar

All the Marbles

'All the Marbles' is in the running to be nominated in the Academy Awards short film category. This film that has so much going for it, it’s a shame there are not a full slate of Academy Awards for short films. It would be in contention for all of them. The writing is perfect and delivers a surprise twist at the end. The acting is charming and just over-the-top enough for the fantasy genre. The technical work is superb on many levels.

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Adobe MAX: Exploring Creativity in Images, Music, Design, and Film

Adobe Max

Adobe Software's annual conclave asked: What is creativity? How do you make it happen? To explore the nature of creativity, Adobe brought to the stage a photographer, a musician, a sculptor/designer, and a filmmaker.

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DWF: See My Shorts

Dances With Films (DWF) wants you to see their shorts. Is a short film just like a narrative or documentary feature, only shorter? Sometimes. But, if we compare a narrative feature to its inspiration – the novel – to what can we compare short films? The short story, of course, but, some short films are character studies, others poems, still others scary tales told around a campfire, or that ticket you saved from your first rock concert.

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CinemaCon 2017: Warner Bros. Pictures, 20th Century Fox

Held at Caesar’s Palace, CinemaCon is the official convention of The National Association of Theatre Owners.  The movie studios conduct presentations to get their exhibition partners excited about the products they will soon have to offer them. WARNER BROS. PICTURES The presentation started with a funny clip from the Going …

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