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10 (or Maybe 11) Films to See in July

Posted on 06/30 10:41 in More | 0

Amid the usual summer blockbusters—including a return to the Bourne franchise for Matt Damon and a family adventure from Steven Spielberg—the month ahead will also feature intriguing smaller films that have already made an impression on the festival circuit over the past year.We've picked out a handful of July's best bets below—as well as one major wildcard.

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Best & Worst Films at the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival

Posted on 02/19 02:42 in More | 0

One of international cinema's most prestigious annual events, the 67th Berlin International Film Festival (commonly known as the Berlinale) wrapped up this weekend, with Hungarian drama On Body and Soul earning the top award from a jury led by director Paul Verhoeven.Below, we sample the reactions from film critics to that and other notable films premiering at this year's festival (including the upcoming X-Men film Logan, new features from Oren Moverman, Sally Potter, and Agnieszka Holland, and more).

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A Busy 'Wonder Festival 2017 Winter' Reminds Everyone That 'Virtual On' Still Exists

Posted on 02/19 18:01 in Deals | 0

While Bandai was somewhat absent again at this Wonder Festival, all the other major toy and model kit makers were out in force.The biggest surprise at this Wonder Festival was the massive statue of Temjin (shown above) from the original Virtual On arcade game that was released back 1995.

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'Pokémon GO' Water Festival Ends Tomorrow

Posted on 03/28 17:35 in Deals | 0

The Water Festival not only increased spawn rates for people regardless of their locale, it also made some rare Pokémon --  Lapras in particular -- easier to snag.The event also contained another surprise tucked away amongst the fishes.

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Pokemon GO's Water Festival Is Over, But You Can Still Catch Golden Magikarp

Posted on 03/29 23:17 in Deals | 0

The surprise event increased spawn rates for Water Pokémon rare and otherwise across all areas, even those that rarely saw them, and threw in a stylish Magikarp hat to boot.Now that the festival is over, however, it seems that the shiny Pokémon will be sticking around.

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'Pokémon GO' Should Have Grass And Fire Festivals After The Water Festival

Posted on 03/30 16:31 in Deals | 0

The Water Festival, however, came out of left field -- announced on the same day it started, not tied to any real holiday and, I would argue, a handy little success.So if we've already seen a Water Festival for one of those starters, it stands to reason that we'll see one for Grass and Fire as well.

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Pokemon GO's Water Festival Was Great And Should Be A Model For Future Events

Posted on 03/30 17:40 in Deals | 0

And as such, I really do think it should be used as a model for future events.We have seen events for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas/New Years, Valentine’s Day and now…the Water Festival.

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Best & Worst Films at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival

Posted on 04/30 20:54 in More | 0

The 16th Tribeca Film Festival closes today after 10 days of world premieres.Below, sample the critical response to over a dozen key films (and one TV series).

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Cannes Recap: Critics React to the 2017 Festival's Biggest Debuts

Posted on 06/12 10:48 in More | 0

Opinions were also quite varied about the actual films screening at Cannes this year.Writer-director Ruben Östlund’s latest “doesn’t have the pure weapon-like clarity” of his 2014 Un Certain Regard Jury Prize winner Force Majeure, but “it sets out to make your jaw drop.

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