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Guardians are galaxy’s new super heroes

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 3:18 pm

          By Peter Covino A&E Editor Move over Star Wars and Indiana Jones. The next great movie franchise is here. It wouldn’t seem possible that this second-rung group of Marvel super heroes could lend itself to that kind of pedigree (especially when one is a raccoon and another a barely talking tree), but Guardians of the Galaxy transcends the usual trappings of comic book super guys.

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  • Want to hear Vin Diesel speak Russian? Portugese? Check out his “voices” for Guardians of the Galaxy.

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 2:25 pm

          Vin Diesel, who voices the character Groot in this summer’s epic adventure Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy,” dubbed his lines from the film in Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, French and Russian. The dubbing, intended to uniquely customize the moviegoing experience for international audiences, took place recently in Los Angeles during post-production in collaboration with key marketing teams around the globe. Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” releases in

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  • Play some scary mind games with “Anna.” Also coming soon on DVD: Boardwalk Empire season 4

    Posted on July 25, 2014 at 11:34 am

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you like watching  horror movies late at night, and then not being able to sleep afterward, Anna just might have you sleeping with the lights on. This Spanish import, but geared toward American audiences, features Taissa Farmiga (younger sister of Bate Motel’s Vera Farmiga) as a deeply troubled teenage girl from a well-to-do family. When “mind detective” John Washington (Mark

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  • Happy 66th birthday, Arnold. Schwarzenegger has his own day in Orlando Saturday

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 3:53 pm

          By Peter Covino A&E Editor So you think you are an Arnold Schwarzenegger fan? The ex-governor of California and action film star gets his own day in Orlando every year at “Arnold Day,” a birthday party in his honor. While Schwarzenegger’s birthday is actually Wednesday, he will be 66, the big birthday bash will be held Saturday. Arnold Day is the product of two former University of

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  • The ex-governor is back in Sabotage

    Posted on July 18, 2014 at 10:03 am

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor He hasn’t  had this much to say since he was governor of California. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the  actor-turned-governor-turned-actor again is pretty much up to usual form in Sabotage (Universal Studios Home Entertainment), an action film where he plays Breacher Wharton, the task force leader of a DEA team, that is not having a particularly good time of it. In the opening bullet-filled

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  • Film series offer classic films for families

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 3:55 pm

                    By Peter Covino A&E Editor It isn’t quite the kiddy Saturday matinees at the movies from years ago, but the Enzian theater has the next best thing: the Kidfest Summer Film Series. The series of films shows classics from the past, and the best part is the screenings are free during the week and only $5 on weekends. The films include everything

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  • Yugoslavia used to make movies. Documentary explores communist county’s cinema past

    Posted on July 10, 2014 at 2:10 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you really care about film, Cinema Komunisto is a must-see film. For most Americans, it probably comes as news that the former communist state of Yugoslavia even had a bustling film industry, almost from the end of World War II, until the 1980s. And it was almost all due to the country’s charismatic dictator and president, Josip Broz Tito. Tito was a major movie

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