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Movie Teaser: Chaos Walking (Patrick Ness)


  This first book in the Chaos Walking trilogy is now a major motion picture starring Daisy Ridley and Tom Holland, directed by Doug Liman (director of  The Bourne Identity  and  Edge of Tomorrow ), written for the screen by Patrick Ness and Christopher Ford, and produced by Doug Davison, Allison...
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Chaos Walking is one of my all time favorite series! I'm happy I discovered the books years ago, but I love seeing other people in... Read More
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Press Release: Beauty and The Beast (Jennifer Donnelly) Book Release, Official Movie Trailer and Giveaway!

Press Release:  Beauty and The Beast (Jennifer Donnelly) Book Release, Official Movie Trailer and Giveaway!





Journey into the enchanting world of DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST with BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: LOST IN A BOOK (Disney Press; January 31, 2017) by New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Donnelly. This all-new story is sure to appeal to fans of the classic fairytale and contemporary fairytale retellings such...
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John
I thought the cover was intriguing, and the synopsis more so!
Monday, 13 March 2017 18:15
Susan Light
I cannot wait to see the new movie and this book sounds absolutely perfect.
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 09:16
Heidi Wong
The cover is just simply breathtaking, and the synopsis seems so refreshing.
Monday, 20 March 2017 14:10
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Press Release & Movie Trailer: SING

Press Release & Movie Trailer: SING


Illumination Entertainment has just debuted seven new character posters for SING! Download  and share.     SING – In Theaters  December 21 (#SingMovie) Official Website  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram     Illumination has captivated audiences all over the world with the beloved hits Despicable Me, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax,...
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Press Release & Movie Trailer: MIDDLE SCHOOL: THE WORST YEARS OF MY LIFE

Press Release & Movie Trailer: MIDDLE SCHOOL: THE WORST YEARS OF MY LIFE


MIDDLE SCHOOL: THE WORST YEARS OF MY LIFE In Theaters October 2016     MIDDLE SCHOOL: The Worst Years of My Life chronicles the trials and triumphs of Rafe Khatchadorian, as he uses his wits to battle bullies, hormones and the tyrannical, test-obsessed Principal Dwight.      #MiddleSchoolMovie Site  |  Facebook...
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Check out the trailer for PADDINGTON!

Check out the trailer for PADDINGTON!
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  PADDINGTON   We're so happy to bring you the trailer for PADDINGTON, based on the beloved children's book by Michael Bond, arriving this Christmas!   You know you need a good dose of *bathroom* humor this morning, right? Enjoy! And keep your eyes peeled for PADDINGTON this winter.    ...
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