Disney Has Biggest Year Ever at Global Box Office With $5.85 Billion

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The studio is home to the four top-grossing films of the year so far — ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Finding Dory‘ and ‘The Jungle Book.’

Pamela McClintock reports: Disney is celebrating yet another milestone at the global box office, fueled by superheroes, talking animals and, of course, the Force.

With two months left to go in 2016, the studio has already posted its biggest year ever worldwide with $5.85 billion through Nov. 1, surpassing its previous record of $5.84 billion in 2015. Better yet, it is virtually assured of setting a new industry record in 2016, besting Universal’s 2015 haul of $6.89 billion.

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“For the second year in a row, the Walt Disney Studios has reached a new high at the box office thanks to an absolutely stellar collection of releases from Disney, Disney Animation, Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm,” said Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn in a statement. “This success is a testament to the refined talent and innovative work the entire Studio team puts into making these world-class cinematic experiences.” Read the rest of this entry »


[VIDEO] Star Wars Han Solo in Carbonite Refrigerator! 

Frank Ippolito unveils another dream build! His Han Solo in Carbonite refrigerator is exactly the kind of brilliant idea that’s not easy to execute. We walk through the build process and show how Frank sourced accurate parts from the Star Wars replica prop community and added awesome features like glowing lights!

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[VIDEO] First Look at the official New Star Wars Uprising RPG for iOS and Android

There is a brand new official Star Wars RPG in the works over at Kabaam studios. Today, alongside Disney and Lucasfilm, the developer announced Star Wars: Uprising, a new mobile title set to take place after the events of the last chronological film….(read more)

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[VIDEO] Matthew McConaughey’s Reaction To ‘Star Wars’ Trailer: A Weepy Hot Mess

Matthew is really emotional about the new ‘Star Wars’ trailer. This epic mash-up of ‘Interstellar’ and the epic trailer encompasses all of our feelings about the new movie

 writes: Matthew McConaughey, 45, is literally bawling over the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer. Taking that powerful scene featuring Matthew in Interstellar and playing it against the new trailer, a clever YouTube user has created the best new meme of 2015. Dry your tears, Matthew! The new Star Wars movie is only 8 months away!

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Matthew’s Interstellar reaction to the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer is best thing we’ve seen in a long time. Watching him cry and end up completely sobbing pretty much describes how every Star Wars fans felt when the new trailer was released on April 16….(read more)

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[VIDEO] Han Solo Is Back: New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Second Peek

Graeme McMillan reports: Rarely does a certain galaxy seem quite as far, far away as it does when a new Star Wars trailer drops, as proven by Thursday’s release of the second peek at this year’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

The new trailer, released to coincide with the beginning of the four-day Star Wars Celebration event in Anaheim, Calif. (An event being live streamed at the official Star Wars site), gives audiences a closer look at what director J.J. Abrams has done to the space opera universe first unveiled by George Lucas in 1977’s original Star Wars. Read the rest of this entry »


[VIDEO] Princess Leia is Propositioned Numerous Times as She Walks Down the Streets of New York City

Ten Hours of Princess Leia Walking in NYC

Produced and written by Josh Apter (@pjmakemovies) and Gary Mahmoud (@garyleenyc) of Are We There Yet.

Directed and edited by Josh Apter.

Special thanks to Abracadabra Superstore for the great costumes

And a big thank you as well to Alex Grybauskas for the lightsaber FX

Filmed on an iPad mini using The Podcaster – Turn your iPad into a mobile production studio

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