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Stop worrying; Dr. Strangelove revived

Perhaps the best, funniest and darkest satire of all-time, "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" returns to theaters today, Sunday, Sept. 18, and Wednesday, Sept. 21, courtesy of Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and AMC Theaters. The 94-minute 1964 black-and-white classic from director Stanley Kubrick was an Academy Award nominee for Best Picture, Director, Writing, and Best … [Read the full story]

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Pete repeat soars higher

Disney's new "Pete's Dragon" is a refreshing throwback to a nicely slow-paced, warm-hearted family film - and we're not talking about the original version of this movie. The 3D presented in RealD theaters  is of disappointingly but typical minimal impact except in close-ups and a couple of cliff-edge scenes. Unfortunately, the 3D causes a distraction in several scenes of forest trees that are blurred by seeming double-vision. The presumed … [Read the full story]

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Sully shot in IMAX; rescues 26% more image

Not only will the IMAX experience of "Sully" be larger than traditional screens (opening Thursday night, Sept. 8 in IMAX theaters), you will actually see 26% more than audiences in other theaters since most of the movie was filmed using IMAX cameras. Story and photo and video comparisons continue below the following 74-second video of comments by director Clint Eastwood, star Tom Hanks and others about the IMAX presentation from the red carpet … [Read the full story]

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Opie’s magical Beatles tour a delight

The boy who was playing young Opie Taylor on the iconic "The Andy Griffith Show" when The Beatles took the world by storm in the mid-1960s has grown up to direct a notable cinematic chronicle of their short-lived days on the road from 1964-1966. Perhaps not wanting to wait until when he's 64, the 62 year-old Ron Howard's 95-minute documentary, "The Beatles: Eight Days a Week -- The Touring Years," premieres primarily on Internet entertainment … [Read the full story]

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Café Society goes Blu Oct. 18

Woody Allen's latest romantic comedy "Café Society," set in 1930s Hollywood and New York, comes to Blu-ray Combo Pack ($39.99 including DVD and Digital HD), Digital HD and On Demand October 18 from Lionsgate. The movie stars Jesse Eisenberg who moves from the Bronx to Hollywood, where he falls in love, and then back to New York with his colorful Bronx family, where he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life. Also … [Read the full story]

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Sully shot in IMAX; rescues 26% more image

Not only will the IMAX experience of "Sully" be larger than traditional screens (opening Thursday night, Sept. 8 in IMAX theaters), you will actually see 26% more than audiences in other theaters since most of the movie was filmed using IMAX cameras. Story and photo and video comparisons continue below the following 74-second video of comments by director Clint Eastwood, star Tom Hanks and … [More ... ]

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