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Watch the teaser trailer for 'Jurassic World'

Livia Gamble 4:06pm A trailer for the new movie 'Jurassic World' has been released.

Listen to Jennifer Lawrence sing 'The Hanging Tree' in Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

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Livia Gamble 3:56pm Jennifer Lawrence said she was horrified to be singing a song for the Mockingjay – Part 1.

Town bans "half-naked" Winnie the Pooh from children's playground

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Sarah Thomas 11:26am Winnie the Pooh has been loved for generations but the bear has been banned from decorating a playground for being “half-naked”.

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The third character poster from Disney/Pixar's 'Inside Out': Anger

Anger, from Pixar's 'Inside Out'.

Josh Dickey This article first appeared on Mashable.

Disney release live-action 'Cinderella' trailer

Disney's live-action 'Cinderella' remake.

Rachel Clun Disney seems to have taken a shine to live-action fairytales, and we're not complaining.

Film censors relax Paddington sex warning

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Britain's film classification authority has changed its parental guidance disclaimers about new film Paddington, after producers complained about its "mild sex references" warning.

Good grief! Snoopy 'leaks' first official 'Peanuts' movie trailer

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Lance Ulanoff Charlie Brown's lovable beagle, who has an inner life most of us would envy, just revealed the first official Peanuts Movie trailer on social media 10 days ahead of schedule.

The second character poster from Disney/Pixar's 'Inside Out': Disgust

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Josh Dickey The second character poster for Inside Out has been released.

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The first character poster from Disney/Pixar's 'Inside Out': Sadness

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Josh Dickey How sad is it that it's been almost a year and a half since we had a new Pixar movie? Whether you're suffering summer-animated-movie seasonal affective disorder or just a case of the Mondays, we feel you.

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Disney's next movie should have a disabled princess

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Keston Ott-Dahl Why this mum of two started a petition - that has since garnered over 50,000 signatures - to encourage Disney to make a movie with a disabled princess.

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Literally, I can't: why my kids will no longer be listening to Redfoo

Stefan Kendal Gordy, better known as Redfoo.

Amber Robinson Redfoo's latest musical collaboration is not only a dreadful song, by any objective measure, but is completely and utterly offensive to women.

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Meet your new favorite Disney character: Baymax

Animated character Baymax, voiced by Scott Adsit, in Big Hero 6.

Carly Mallenbaum He's expressionless and emotionless, and the window to his electronic soul consists of two connected black dots on a blank, blobby face.

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New 'Into the Woods' trailer has a lot more Meryl, and a lot more singing

Meryl Streep plays the witch in 'Into the Woods'.

Colin Gorenstein On Thursday, Disney released a new full-length trailer for the Rob Marshall directed film 'Into the Woods'.

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'Doctor Who' star helps 9-year-old boy with autism through a tough time

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Brian Koerber Actor Peter Capaldi, star of long-running British sci-fi series Doctor Who stayed in character as The Twelfth Doctor to help a 9-year-old boy named Thomas cope with the recent death of his nanny.

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'Toy Story 4' announced for 2017

Our favourite toys will be back in 2017 with a fourth installment of <i>Toy Story</i> announced.

Rebecca Keegan Pixar Animation is returning to its most successful franchise, Toy Story, for a fourth movie, to be directed by the studio's chief creative officer, John Lasseter.

The new Star Wars film has a name

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Star Wars fans have been sent into a frenzy after studio giant Disney revealed the title of the iconic franchise's seventh episode and said filming was over.

What we learnt from the Mean Girls reunion

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Rachel Clun Spoiler alert: They’re not making a sequel…

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Will 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' live up to its predecessors?

Uneasy hero: Katniss (played by Jennifer Lawrence) continues to struggle with the idea of being a leader.

Aja Styles Part one of the third movie adaptation of Suzanne Collin's hit 'Hunger Games' triology is landing soon, bringing fans one movie closer to end of the series.

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Watch the trailer for 'SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water'

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Livia Gamble The new trailer for the latest 'SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water' is here.

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The Minions from 'Despicable Me' have their own movie

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Livia Gamble They’re cute, yellow and have been on the planet far longer than we have. They go by names like Dave, Karl and Norbet, and are in search of “the most despicable master around".

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A 12-year-old Lorde covered Kings of Leon, and it was incredible

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Neha Prakash If Lorde's superstar status at the age of 17 hasn't totally intimidated you as an adult, this will do it. Proof has surfaced that the singer has been a bona fide rockstar since age 12.

Celebrities redesign Paddington Bear for London streets

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Blathnaid Healy Paddington Bear, the stowaway stuffed animal who charmed generations of children with his adventures in London, is being reimagined across the city from Tuesday onward.

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This just in: Hogwarts Professor Umbridge is half-Muggle

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Ron Charles As promised, this Halloween morning J.K. Rowling has posted new free entries on Pottermore, her Web site that offers related features and retail products to Harry Potter fans.

Final 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' trailer: 'If we burn, you burn with us'

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Anthony Hernandez Titled "Burn," the trailer is a heart-pounding teaser full of gunshots, explosions and burning buildings.

Black Panther, Captain Marvel and Inhumans join the Marvel Cinematic Universe

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Josh Dickey Black Panther and Captain Marvel will join the Marvel Cinematic Universe with stand-alone movies

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'I Am Big Bird' documentary will nest in theaters early 2015

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Katie Sola Tribeca Film will transport Sesame Street fans back to their childhoods when it brings the heartwarming documentary I Am Big Bird to theaters in early 2015.

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Next Iron Man?

Benedict Cumberbatch cast as Marvel's Doctor Strange

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After months of speculation, Marvel has found its Doctor Strange.

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Avengers 2 trailer leaked: Marvel forced to post Age of Ultron clip early

Larissa Nicholson The Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer has leaked online, nearly a week before it was due to first air in the US.

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Disney's Moana to be released in 2016

Disney's Moana will be released in 2016.

After the epic icy success of Frozen, Disney has announced plans for another animated feature to be set on the high seas.

Marvel kills off an iconic character

Marvel kills off a central character.

Livia Gamble An executive editor at Marvel said the idea to kill off a central character came from Marvel’s annual creative event.

'The Blinky Bill Movie' is in the works

'The Blinky Bill Movie' will be out next year.

Livia Gamble The mischievous character Blinky Bill is making a comeback.

Is Jenna Malone playing Robin in 'Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice'?

Is Jenna Malone playing Robin?

Livia Gamble An extra has said the part of Robin will be played by a female.

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Spin-offs

JK Rowling has more in store for Harry Potter and his Fantastic Beasts

More ahead: There's more coming up in the Harry Potter world, which last had an outing in 2011 with <i>Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,</i> starring Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe.

Harry Potter author JK Rowling is conjuring up three new wizard-based movies with studio Warner Bros.

The 'Rainbow Brite' series is getting a reboot

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Livia Gamble Watch the trailer for the new 'Rainbow Brite' remake.

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Lego Batman spin-off coming in 2017

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Livia Gamble Actor Will Arnett is returning to The Lego Movie franchise for his own spin-off Lego Batman flick.

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Miley concert disgusts parents but why are they surprised?

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Jo Hartley Parents expressed outrage this week over Miley Cyrus’ onstage antics after attending her concert with their children but shouldn’t parents know better by now?

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Fans outraged over Bob the Builder's new look

Bob the builder had a makeover.

Livia Gamble The loveable builder has a new look and voice, but it's his "hipster" vest that seems to be generating the most shock.

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'Harry Potter' fan theory uncloaks the parallels in 'Deathly Hallows'

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Andrea Romano There are a lot of Harry Potter fan theories out there. One such fan on Reddit has a theory about the parallels of four main characters in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and the characters in The Tale of the Three Brothers.

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Cate Blanchett will not star in hoax remake of 'Mary Poppins'

The fake <i>Mary Poppins</i> poster featuring Cate Blanchett’s head on Jenna Coleman’s body from BBC's <i>Dr Who</i>.

Film fans have been tricked into believing Cate Blanchett is set to tackle the iconic role of Mary Poppins in a new Tim Burton movie after a fake movie poster surfaced online.

The Block Glasshouse finale delivers shock results for contestants

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Ben Pobjie The Block Glasshouse has ended with a victory for Simon and Shannon, but only after viewers were bombarded with emotionally fraught montages and cliff-hangers.

Big Hero 6' at Comic Con: Are these Disney's Power Rangers?

Hiro transforms the pillowy Baymax into an armored fighter.

Anthony Hernandez The minds behind Disney's Frozen showed off several scenes from Big Hero 6, the studio's follow-up to the $1.27 billion global blockbuster, at New York Comic Con.

First 'Tomorrowland' trailer will leave you impatient for more

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Josh Dickey Aside from the fact it stars George Clooney and Britt Robertson, Tomorrowland has until now been nothing but a big, frustrating secret. With the first teaser trailer, released Thursday at New York Comic-Con, the secret isn't just out — it'll make you jump.

'Ghostbusters' reboot confirmed with all-female cast

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Neha Prakash Paul Feig, who signed on to direct the Ghostbusters reboot in early August, has confirmed that comedy writer Katie Dippold will help co-write the script and the film will star a team comprised of all women.

J.K. Rowling hints at Harry Potter's possible return in 'Fantastical Beasts'

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Max Knoblauch J.K. Rowling has assumed the role of Twitter's riddle queen, posting several cryptic messages that many fans believe are anagrams about her upcoming film, Fantastical Beasts and Where to Find Them.

Actor who played 7th Heaven father allegedly confesses to sex abuse

Stephen Collins with his screen family on <i>7th Heaven</i>.

Michael Idato Stephen Collins, best known for his role as minister Eric Camden on 7th Heaven, has reportedly been dropped from his latest movie after the child sex abuse allegations surfaced.

Alexander's 'Very Bad Day' a laugh for kids and parents

It only takes one day to break you ... Garner and Carell's latest film will connect with kids and adults alike.

Roger Moore The film based on the hugely popular children's book, 'Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day', starring Jennifer Garner and Steve Carell is a not-to-be-missed family affair.

9 life lessons from 'Frozen'

Disney's Frozen is more than just entertainment.

Ariane Beeston If you have watched Disney's Frozen 473 times like most parents you might think you know all there is to know about the film, but this mother has uncovered some hidden gems for parents worth sharing.

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Pixar Theory explained in a mind-blowing animated video

Animators create video of the Pixar Theory and it makes so much sense.

Neha Prakash Jon Negroni's complex theory that suggests every Pixar movie, from Brave to Ratatouille to WALL-E, took place in the same universe has been animated into a short video that will make you believe it's true.

Pixar's 'Inside Out' trailer will give you all the feels, literally

The trailer for Pixar's new film, <i>Inside Out</i>, has landed.

Neha Prakash The first trailer for Disney Pixar's new film Inside Out has dropped, and the whole gang is here: Joy, Sadness, Anger, Disgust and Fear — it's like the modern day seven dwarves.

Sesame Street does Twilight

The Cookie Monster in the latest Sesame Street parody.

Rachel Clun The Cookie Monster stars in a new spoof: a preview of Twilight: Breaking Cookie.

The best Sesame Street Parodies

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Have you noticed some funny tv and movie rip-offs or spoofs done by Sesame Street. Here we have collected some of our favorite.

Mindy Kaling and Elmo are undeniably enthusiastic

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COLIN GORENSTEIN Mindy Kaling visits Sesame Street to teach Elmo the word enthusiastic.

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Lorde releases Hunger Games song, 'Yellow Flicker Beat'

Lorde, seen here performing in Las Vegas, has released her much-anticipated new song, Yellow Flicker Beat.

Lorde, who is curating the entire Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 soundtrack, released the film's haunting new single Monday.

'Jurassic World' director tweets potential huge plot hint

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Colin Trevorrow, the director of the upcoming Jurassic World, is a real dinosaur tease.

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'The Fault in Our Stars', kids' don't need to read about sex

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Livia Gamble 'The Fault in Our Stars' novel has been pulled from the Riverside Unified School District middle schools reading list for being inappropriate for the age group.

Disney sued for $250 million over author's claim Frozen ripped-off her life story

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Karl Quinn Frozen fans leave scathing comments on little-known authors Amazon page after she claims Disney stole her life story for the film.

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Timeless TV

Top 20 Friends episodes over twenty years

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Adrian Lowe Here are 20 of the best episodes of Friends to celebrate one of TV’s most loved sitcoms.

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Lupita Nyong'o and Elmo are comfortable in their skin

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Lupita Nyong’o visited Sesame Street to talk with Elmo about skin and self-love.

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Best of the school holiday films

Don't forget your 3D glasses.

Rob Lowing We review the best and worst flicks - and tell you what to watch out for, like those extra charges for seeing new films on the biggest screens and that annoying trend of films starting without opening credits.

'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Trailer: 'Peeta is The Capitol's weapon'

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Brian Anthony Hernandez The first full trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1.

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