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‘Star Wars’ Goes Pokémon on You

From September 1-3, the force will be at over 20,000 retailers in 30 countries as the Disney Company introduces new 'Star Wars' characters using augmented reality (AR). Disney will use this technology in an event they are calling Force Friday II to launch a new product line and generate excitement for the premier of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' which will open in U.S. theaters on December 15, 2017.

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Interview: Anthem Film Festival Founder on William Shatner, Mr. Spock, and Liberty 

Is Mr. Spock a libertarian? To find out you’ll need to attend this year’s FreedomFest and Anthem Film Festival, July 19-22, at the Paris Resort Las Vegas. Captain Kirk, a.k.a. William Shatner, will be there to help you navigate “The Free Enterprise” and answer this and other questions explored at the libertarian themed conference and film festival. To get a preview of this interstellar freedom trip, billed as “the world’s largest gathering of free minds, with over 200 speakers and 2,000 attendees,” I spoke with Anthem Film Festival founding director, and entertainment editor of Liberty Magazine, Jo Ann Skousen.

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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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CinemaCon 2017: Universal Pictures, Focus Features

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. UNIVERSAL PICTURES The executives want to remind theater owners that the box-office on …

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CinemaCon 2017: Paramount Pictures, Walt Disney Studios

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. PARAMOUNT PICTURES Preceded by guys and girls in red bathing suits, Dwayne Johnson …

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CinemaCon 2017: Sony Pictures, STX Entertainment

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. SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT Chairman Tom Rothman started off the festivities with a vulgar …

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