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‘Galaxy Quest’ To Get A Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Steelbook For Its 20th Anniversary
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Paramount Home Entertainment has announced the release of a Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Steelbook for Galaxy Quest for the film’s 20th anniversary.

The special “Never Give Up, Never Surrender” 20th anniversary edition for the 1999 scifi action-comedy will be released on September 21, 2019 for purchase exclusively at Best Buy, and contains a host of bonus features, which are listed here below.

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Happy 30th Anniversary To ‘Die Hard,’ The Greatest Action Movie Of All Time!
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Last weekend my kids and I saw Skyscraper, a decent if not unnecessary action thriller starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Paying so much homage it bordered on full ripoff, Skyscraper embraced its parallels to both The Towering Inferno and Die Hard in the marketing of the film. In the end, nearly every critic called it for what it was: another in a long line of Die Hard clones that are summed up by the now almost cliche “Die Hard in a _______.”

Die Hard came out 30 years ago this month (July 15, 1988). The film launched careers and redefined the action genre. It is, in my opinion, the greatest action movie ever made and one of the few perfect films. Based on Roderick Thorp’s 1979 novel Nothing Lasts Forever, Die Hard was directed by John McTiernan and of course starred Bruce Willis as sarcastic New York City cop John McClane out west in LA to reconnect with his estranged wife (Bonnie Bedelia) over Christmas. McTiernan is a hugely underrated action director with Predator, The Hunt for Red October, Die Hard With a Vengeance, and the silly Last Action Hero under his belt.

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In Memoriam 2016: Remembering Those We Lost In Entertainment
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In Memoriam 2016

In Memoriam 2016: Film, Television, Music, Sports, Literature, the Arts…

With 2017 upon us, let’s take one final look back at the luminaries and personalities of the entertainment world who left us in 2016, during a year that seemed more turbulent and taxing than any other in recent memory.

Challenges in the past and challenges ahead, it’s a tough time to live in the world right now with so many changes like a whirling dervish to the senses. While there is much sadness in recognizing and accepting the passing of so many great figures in 2016, it’s the endearing, endless, never-ending fanbase and legacy that will keep each and every one of these names mentioned here (and some are of only cult status, but still enjoy a rabid passionate following as equal as any global figure) alive and well in the consciousness and beyond. In no particular order and apologies in advance if some of your favorites were left off. This was a huge list to go through and what was more painful than compiling this list was the fact that these incredibly talented people are all no longer with us.

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‘Galaxy Quest 2’ Almost Happened Recently
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Last summer it was reported that the TV series based on the sci-fi comedy Galaxy Quest being developed by Paramount would be coming to Amazon. But, as it turns out, there was more to the story than just that.

Star Sam Rockwell was a guest on the Nerdist podcast recently, and he dropped a bit of a shocker: not only was Galaxy Quest 2 a go, but all of the cast was on board for it and the movie was planned to be filming around now. Then came the devastating loss of Alan Rickman, and other cast members’ schedules began to conflict, so the sequel was off.

You can read Rockwell’s quote below.

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‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ Teaser Featuring Alan Rickman Voiceover
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Disney has released a new teaser video for their upcoming film Alice Through the Looking Glass, the long-awaited sequel to Tim Burton’s 2010 epic Alice In Wonderland. The new video features a voiceover by one of the film’s returning stars, the late Alan Rickman, passed away last month.

Watch the new 30-second teaser video here below.

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Celebrities Remember ‘Harry Potter’ Star Alan Rickman
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Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman, the beloved British actor whose influence has spanned generations, passed away today after a battle with cancer. The 69-year-old actor was best known to recent generations as Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter film series, but also had notable roles in Die Hard, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and in the cult favorite Galaxy Quest.

Fans of the Harry Potter series take the news of Rickman’s passing as a particular blow considering Snape’s tragic story of lost love and his heroic death. As the news spreads, photos and memories of the actor are making their rounds on the internet. See below for some of what is being said about the extraordinary actor.

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Alan Rickman, Star Of ‘Die Hard,’ Harry Potter,’ and So Much More, Has Died
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Alan Rickman

It’s being reported that Alan Rickman, star of movies like Die Hard, the Harry Potter franchise, and so much more, has passed away at the age of 69 after a battle with cancer. The actor’s passing was confirmed by his family, who said Rickman died in London while surrounded by his loved ones.

Rickman was best known for his film roles, including the villainous Hans Gruber in the original Die Hard and Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter movie franchise. He also starred in Truly Madly Deeply, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Sense and Sensibility, Michael Collins, Dogma, Galaxy Quest, Love Actually, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Perfume: The Story of a Murder, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Bottle Shock, Alice in Wonderland, Lee Daniel’s The Butler, and most recently A Little Chaos, which he also directed (his second directorial effort after 1997’s The Winter Guest), and Eye in the Sky. He also completed work voicing the Blue Caterpillar in Alice in Wonderland sequel Alice Through the Looking Glass.

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Honest Trailers Takes On ‘Die Hard’
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Honest Trailer Die Hard

Whenever a conversation arises about “best movie ever,” there is usually a massive debate. You get your Citizen Kane fans, your Godfather followers, and some usual suspects who prefer Casablanca. But when the discussion narrows to “best action movie ever” there is usually little debate. The overwhelming favorite is… Die Hard. But more than that, it may also be the best Christmas movie of all time! And it’s within this context that my personal choice for Greatest Action Movie Ever, gets the final Honest Trailer of 2015.

Check out the Honest Trailer below.

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‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’ Teaser: “Time To Fall Back”
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Alice Through The Looking Glass

This accursed Daylights Savings Time is still something I can’t quite comprehend. Nevertheless, Disney has taken this biannual event to help promote Alice Through The Looking Glass, which is quite fitting since the White Rabbit makes it a point to always be on time, and who knows how his day would go if he didn’t set his clock an hour back.

So now Disney has released the teaser for the Alice Through The Looking Glass trailer. Check it out here below.

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D23 Expo 2015: ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’ Preview & Posters!
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At the D23 Expo 2015, in Anaheim, California, on Saturday, fans were delighted when Alice herself (Mia Wasikowska) was there to give a preview of the next chapter in Alice’s life, Alice Through the Looking Glass, the sequel to 2010’s Alice in Wonderland. New teaser posters were presented as well.

Check out the new posters for Alice Through the Looking Glass here below.

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