Distributor: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Director: Tim Burton Writers: Helen Aberson, Ehren Kruger, Harold Pearl Composer: Danny Elfman Starring: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Eva Green, Danny DeVito, Nico Parker, Finley Hobbins Genre: Family, Fantasy There has been a mixed reaction towards Disney’s recent push to create live action remakes of their classic films. For…

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I don’t interact much with my neighbors, but I did meet one some years ago when he randomly knocked on my door to let me know he enjoyed hearing my singing through the (apparently paper thin) apartment walls. “So few people do that anymore,” he said. “Never stop, okay?” I saw him again a few…

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Distributor: Warner Bros. Director: David Yates Writer: J.K. Rowling Composer: James Newton Howard Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterson, Dan Fogler, Jude Law, Johnny Depp, Ezra Miller Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series was an unprecedented triumph in the world of children’s literature, though the same magic hasn’t struck the straight-to-film prequel, Fantastic…

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