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Eric Larnick

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ProntoCon: New York's First (And Smallest) Comic Convention

(0) Comments | Posted January 24, 2014 | 11:14 AM

This Saturday, the New York City comics community descends onto a gathering that is proudly proclaiming itself the "smallest Comic-Book Convention ever in the smallest comics store in the world." ProntoCon, hosted by Pronto Comics publishing and the Carmine St. Comics store & studio, will serve as a...

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'Iron Man 3' Armor: The Strangest New Tony Stark Designs (ART)

(5) Comments | Posted May 1, 2013 | 10:04 AM

One of the coolest things about this Friday's "Iron Man 3" is the line-up of new armors set to make their big-screen debut: the Mark VIII, the Iron Patriot, the Heartbreaker, Silver Centurion, Shotgun, Red Snapper, Gemini Space! We've run out of breath just trying to recap Tony...

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New DVD Blu-Ray: 'Jack Reacher,' 'Finding Nemo 3D'

(1) Comments | Posted April 30, 2013 | 12:04 PM

Moviefone's New Release of the Week
"Jack Reacher"
What's It About? Tom Cruise stars in the long-anticipated adaptation of the best-selling series of novels about a tough-as-nails military investigator searching for a deadly sniper who has already claimed several victims.
See It Because: ...

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New DVD Blu-Ray: 'Jurassic Park 3D,' 'Gangster Squad'

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2013 | 10:53 AM

Moviefone's Blu-ray of the Week
"Jurassic Park 3D"
What's It About? God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys God. Man creates dinosaurs... Dinosaurs eat man. Woman inherits the earth.
Why We're IN: It's "Jurassic Park 3D" from the comfort...

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'The Lords of Salem' Director Rob Zombie on Satanic Scares and 'Pointless' Remakes

(8) Comments | Posted April 19, 2013 | 9:55 AM

Horror-meister Rob Zombie returns to theaters this weekend with an eerie new project titled "The Lords of Salem." The film stars Zombie's real-life wife, Sherri Moon (star of his "Devil's Rejects" and "Halloween" remake), as a radio DJ working in...

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New DVD Blu-Ray: 'Django Unchained,' 'Repo Man' Criterion Collection

(1) Comments | Posted April 15, 2013 | 4:47 PM

Moviefone's Pick of the Week
"Django Unchained"
What's It About? Quentin Tarantino's Western about a German bounty hunter freeing a southern slave (and all that comes with it), is at once a commentary on how barbaric the idea of slavery is/was and also a dark comedy...

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New DVD Blu-Ray: 'Naked Lunch' Criterion, 'Hyde Park on Hudson'

(2) Comments | Posted April 8, 2013 | 2:06 PM

Moviefone's Blu-ray of the Week
"Naked Lunch" Criterion Collection
What's It About? William S. Borroughs's landmark ode to drug use was never going to be coherently adapted for the big screen, so visionary sci-fi director David Cronenberg did the next best thing with a surreal, meta...

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'Jurassic Park' Fan Art: 20 Years of Dinosaur Tributes (PHOTO)

(0) Comments | Posted April 4, 2013 | 12:27 PM

With "Jurassic Park 3D" hitting theaters this weekend, it may make us feel a little old. It's been 20 frickin' years since we first got knocked out of our seats by the roar of a t-rex on the big screen, but we still remember it was like it...

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New DVD Blu-Ray: 'John Dies at the End'

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2013 | 4:07 PM

Moviefone's New Release of the Week
"John Dies at the End"
What's It About? The cult comic horror novel -- about twenty-something slackers who discover an inter-dimensional invasion occurring through the use of a psychoactive drug -- gets a film adaptation that's just as trippy as...

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New DVD Blu-Ray: 'Lincoln,' 'Killing Them Softly'

(1) Comments | Posted March 28, 2013 | 6:17 PM

Moviefone's New Release of the Week
What's It About? Steven Spielberg and Daniel Day-Lewis take on the story of The Great Emancipator in "Lincoln." The film centers on honest Abe's final months in office, trying to unite a divided country and abolish slavery.

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'GI Joe': The Forgotten Joes of the '80s (ART)

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2013 | 10:51 AM

Yo Joe!

Fans of "G.I. Joe" are eagerly awaiting the release of this weekend's "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" which looks be a more faithful adaptation than the previous film installment, and relishes in the infinite ninja battles that have been entertaining audiences through decades of toys,...

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DreamWorks Animation Fan Art: 'How to Train Your Dragon,' Shrek,' and More

(2) Comments | Posted March 22, 2013 | 10:06 AM

This weekend, DreamWorks Animation adds another group of outlandish characters to an already-ridiculous family of ogres, dragons and superheroes with the caveman clan known as "The Croods."

Since its inception in the mid '90s, DreamWorks has been seen as a cinematic rival to the...

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New DVD Blu-ray: 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'The Hobbit'

(0) Comments | Posted March 18, 2013 | 4:28 PM

Moviefone's Pick of the Week
"Zero Dark Thirty"
What's It About? Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow documents the recent history we're all too familiar with in this action blockbuster retelling of the manhunt for Osama bin Laden.
See It Because: It's an intense and thrilling...

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Warwick Davis, 'Willow' Star, on the 25th Anniversary, Sequel Plans, and George Lucas (EXCLUSIVE)

(1) Comments | Posted March 12, 2013 | 2:17 PM

In 1988, George Lucas attempted to do for fantasy what "Star Wars" did for sci-fi with the blockbuster adventure film "Willow." With Ron Howard on-board as director, "Willow" told the tale of a diminutive sorcerer-in-training (the titular Willow Ulfgood) that must protect an...

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New DVD Blu-Ray: 'Life of Pi'

(0) Comments | Posted March 11, 2013 | 2:40 PM

Moviefone's New Release of the Week
"Life of Pi"
What's It About? The best-selling novel about Pi, a 16-year-old boy who survives a shipwreck and is stranded in the ocean with a hyena, orangutan, wounded zebra, and Bengal tiger, is finally brought to the screen by...

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'Oz' Fan Art: Witches, Monkeys and Dorothy, Oh My!

(1) Comments | Posted March 8, 2013 | 11:54 AM

With "Oz the Great and Powerful" hitting theaters this weekend, it's time to revisit one of the most imaginative fantasy lands ever conceived in storytelling. Generations of fans have grown up with the adventures of Dorothy, Glinda and the various non-human magical creatures -- whether it's in

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'Oz the Great and Powerful' Review: 10 Things You Should Know

(5) Comments | Posted March 7, 2013 | 5:34 PM

This weekend, Disney adds a blockbuster prequel to the magical world of Oz adventure with "Oz the Great and Powerful." Sam Raimi directs James Franco as the titular Oz, exploring how he became a giant, smoke-billowing head. Before he was the man behind the...

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New DVD Blu-Ray: 'Wreck-It Ralph'

(1) Comments | Posted March 4, 2013 | 4:31 PM

Moviefone's New Release Pick of the Week
"Wreck-It Ralph"
What It's About? Ralph, the bad-guy from a "Donkey Kong"-esque arcade game, grows tired of his villainous routine and escapes through the world of video games to prove that he can be a hero.

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'Last Exorcism Part II': Producer Eli Roth on 'The Exorcist,' Cannibal Horror, & 'Thanksgiving' (EXCLUSIVE)

(6) Comments | Posted February 27, 2013 | 2:00 PM

Just because 2010's "The Last Exorcism" was called "The Last Exorcism," doesn't mean the story was over.

Neil Sweetzer (played by Ashley Bell) has survived the terrifying backwoods horror that befell her family and Reverend Cotton Marcus and returns for another round of Satanic dread in "The...

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New DVD Blu-Ray: 'Breaking Dawn Part 2'

(0) Comments | Posted February 26, 2013 | 8:50 AM

Moviefone's New Release Pick of the Week
"The Master"
What's It About? All of the pre-release coverage for "The Master" focused on the film's thinly veiled profile of L. Ron Hubbard and the establishment of Scientology, but that's not really what the movie's about. Mainly, it's...

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