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Despite following the designs of the characters from the recent Transformers movies, Transformers Prime manages to entertain in this four-disc Blu-ray set of the show’s complete second season.

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‘The Pirates! Band of Misfits’ is a solid family option that thankfully contains enough smart content that it should keep parents entertained too!

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This review of “The Illusionist” appears on KTKA-49. Nominated for Best Animated Feature at the Oscars earlier this year, “The Illusionist” is a beautifully rendered melancholy tribute to a brand of entertainers that has long since passed. Director Sylvain Chomet follows an elderly magician in the declining years of his career. It’s 1959, and television, […]

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Movie Review: Rio

by Alan Rapp on April 15, 2011

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Rio is by all accounts a very traditional animated feature. We get likable stars in the form of cute animals, a few big musical numbers, stories centered around friendship and true love, and even a menacing villain or two. Although the film doesn’t stray too far off the path of what we’ve seen (many) times […]

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock will watch all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film will be recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! Though I prefer “Wall-E” and “The Incredibles,” if you are going to […]

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