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NECA Announces Ace Ventura Figure

From the 1994 comedy Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, this NECA clothed action figure is based on Jim Carrey’s appearance as he goes undercover at Shady Acres to investigate the mysterious Ray Finkle.

Ever-stylish, Ace is dressed in a short sleeve button up, plaid shorts, and a tutu, standing 8” tall and is fully articulated. Additional contents include 2 brand new head sculpts and an accessory of Wiggles, the Yorkshire terrier.

Shipping Date: June 2020

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Artist Jordan Monsell Hides 60 Ghosts In This Art Piece, Can You Name Them All?

Beetlejuice, Casper, Slimer and Hatbox Ghost. The public just can’t get enough of these floating apparitions that haunt our comic books, television shows, movie screen and novels. Here is the latest easter egg art piece by Jordan Monsell that pays homage to pop culture poltergeists. There are 66 of them to spot and name.

In the past, Monsell has created elaborate Stephen King and Twilight Zone pieces.

You can purchase an 18″ x 24″ “Ghosts In The Graveyard” print for $30 on his Etsy store HERE!

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Nominated For 6 Academy Awards, Catch Jojo Rabbit On Digital February 4 & Blu-ray February 18

Acclaimed writer-director Taika Waititi brings his signature humor and pathos to Jojo Rabbit, a World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy (Roman Griffin Davis as Jojo) whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in their attic.

Jojo Rabbit and its ensemble cast have garnered attention in the 2020 awards season earning a Best Picture Academy Award Nomination, a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy, a Critics’ Choice Award nomination for Best Picture, and a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. Star Roman Griffin Davis, whose first-ever acting role was ‘Jojo,’ won a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Young Actor, as well as a nomination for a Golden Globe in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy. Additionally, Scarlett Johansson has received an Academy Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actress, and BAFTA and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for her performance as ‘Rosie.’ And at the film’s helm, writer, director, actor and producer Taika Waititi has received Academy Award Nominations for Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture (with Carthew Neal), as well as nominations from the Directors Guild of America, the Writers Guild of America, the Producers Guild of America, and BAFTA (Adapted Screenplay). Earlier this year, the film was honored at the AFI Awards, making it onto AFI’s list of the Top 10 Movies of the Year for 2019. And the film also won TIFF’s highly acclaimed Grolsch People’s Choice Award, while Waititi garnered the Ebert Director Award at the festival’s tribute gala awards event.

Add Jojo Rabbit to your digital collection on Movies Anywhere February 4 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD on February 18.

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Watch The Vivarium Trailer

Saban Films has released the official trailer for their upcoming sci-fi feature Vivarium, starring Imogen Poots (Black Christmas) and Oscar nominee Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network).

Vivarium is the story of a young couple (Poots & Eisenberg) in search of a starter home, who follow a mysterious estate agent and get trapped in a strange housing development.

The movie also stars Jonathan Aris, Danielle Ryan, Senan Jennings, and Eanna Hardwicke. Vivarium is directed by Lorcan Finnegan (Without Name, Foxes) who co-wrote the screenplay with Garret Shanley (Without Name, Self-Assembly).

The movie will open in select theaters on March 27.

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Knives Out Arrives On Digital February 7 And On Blu-ray February 25

Rian Johnson’s Academy Award-nominated (Best Original Screenplay) and Golden Globe-nominated (Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy [Ana de Armas], Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy [Daniel Craig]) whodunnit with an all-star ensemble cast exposes its secrets when Knives Out arrives on Digital February 7 and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital), DVD, and On Demand February 25 from Lionsgate and MRC Film.

Written, produced, and directed by filmmaker Rian Johnson (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Looper), and produced by Ram Bergman (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Looper) and Johnson through T-Street, the film is Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes™ at 97% (as of 1/21/20) and has received awards from AFI, National Board of Review, New York Film Critics, Philadelphia Film Festival, The Hollywood Critics Association, Rotten Tomatoes’ Golden Tomatoes Awards, and more. Knives Out stars Daniel Craig (James Bond franchise, Logan Lucky, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Chris Evans (The Avengers franchise, Captain America, Gifted), Ana de Armas (Blade Runner 2049, War Dogs, Knock Knock), Golden Globe winner Jamie Lee Curtis (1990, Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy, “Anything But Love”), Oscar nominee Michael Shannon (2008, Actor in a Supporting Role, Revolutionary Road), Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee Don Johnson (1986, Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama, “Miami Vice”; 1985, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, “Miami Vice”), Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winner Toni Collette (1999, Actress in a Supporting Role, The Sixth Sense; 2010, Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy, “United States of Tara”), LaKeith Stanfield (Sorry to Bother You, Get Out, TV’s “Atlanta”), Golden Globe nominee Katherine Langford (2018, Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama, “13 Reasons Why”), Jaeden Martell (It, It: Chapter 2, St. Vincent, The Book of Henry), and Oscar, Tony Award, and Emmy winner Christopher Plummer (2011, Actor in a Supporting Role, Beginners; 1974, Actor (Musical), Cyrano; 1997, Actor (Play), Barrymore; 1977, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series, “The Moneychangers NBC World Premiere The Big Event”; 1994, Outstanding Voice-Over Performance, “Madeline”). Adored by audiences and critics alike, Knives Out is full of mystery, suspense, humor, and incredible performances from a star-studded ensemble cast.

The circumstances surrounding the death of crime novelist Harlan Thrombey are mysterious, but there’s one thing that renowned Detective Benoit Blanc knows for sure—everyone in the wildly dysfunctional Thrombey family is a suspect. Now, Blanc must sift through a web of lies and red herrings to uncover the truth. From acclaimed writer-director Rian Johnson comes this suspenseful, twist-filled whodunnit with an all-star ensemble cast including Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, LaKeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, Christopher Plummer, and more.

Take home Knives Out and immerse yourself in the mystery with special features including audio commentary and in-theatre commentary by filmmaker Rian Johnson, two never-before-seen deleted scenes, the eight-part “Making a Murder” documentary, the “Rian Johnson: Planning the Perfect Murder” featurette, a Q&A with the director and cast, and so much more. Experience four times the resolution of full HD with the 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, which includes Dolby Vision, bringing entertainment to life through ultra-vivid picture quality. When compared to a standard picture, Dolby Vision can deliver spectacular colors never before seen on a screen, highlights that are up to 40 times brighter, and blacks that are 10 times darker. Additionally, the 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack features Dolby Atmos, which will transport viewers from an ordinary moment into an extraordinary experience with moving audio that flows all around them. Fans will feel like they’re inside the action as the sounds of people, places, things, and music come alive with breathtaking realism and move throughout the space.

The Knives Out 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $42.99, $39.99, and $29.95, respectively.

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A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood Available On Digital February 4 & Blu-ray February 18

Put on your comfiest cardigan and spend some quality time with Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks when he takes on the role of a lifetime as childhood icon and broadcast legend Fred Rogers in A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood, coming to digital February 4 and 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD February 18 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

The 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and digital releases are loaded with bonus features sure to please both longtime fans of Mister Rogers and newcomers to the Land of Make-Believe, including over 15 minutes of additional scenes, an adorable blooper reel, an all-new featurette starring Daniel Tiger, filmmaker commentary and a behind-the-scenes look at the work that went into bringing this heartwarming and inspiring story to life.

Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer (Primetime Emmy Award-winner Matthew Rhys) is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about kindness, love and forgiveness from America’s most beloved neighbor.

“Hanks is amazing” in the role that has earned him an Oscar nomination for Actor in a Supporting Role—his sixth career Academy Award Nomination. He stars alongside Rhys, Screen Actors Guild Award-winner Susan Kelechi Watson and Oscar-winner Chris Cooper under the direction of acclaimed filmmaker Marielle Heller (Can You Ever Forgive Me?, The Diary of a Teenage Girl).

The film has achieved nearly universal praise, earning the designation of “Certified Fresh” from RottenTomatoes.com and receiving raves from critics, including Rolling Stone’s Pete Travers, who calls A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood “irresistible,” Pete Hammond of Deadline who says it’s “the movie we need right now” and FOX-TV’s Jake Hamilton who calls it “the most heartfelt and uplifting film of the year.”

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Uncut Gems Arrives On Digital February 25 And On Blu-ray March 10

Adam Sandler gives “a mythologically great performance” (Robbie Collin, The Telegraph) in a critically-acclaimed thriller when Uncut Gems arrives on Digital February 25 from A24 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital) and DVD March 10 from Lionsgate. 

Co-written and directed by brothers Josh and Benny Safdie (writers and directors of Good Time), the film played at both the Telluride Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival to rave reviews and is Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. 

Uncut Gems stars Golden Globe nominee Adam Sandler (2003, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical, Punch-Drunk Love), LaKeith Stanfield, Kevin Garnett, Idina Menzel, Eric Bogosian, and Academy Award nominee Judd Hirsch (1981, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Ordinary People). 

In the film, a charismatic jeweler (Adam Sandler) makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. In a precarious high-wire act, he must balance business and family, fending off adversaries on all sides in pursuit of the ultimate win.

Executive produced by Martin Scorsese, the Uncut Gems Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and $29.95, respectively.

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Daniel Craig Faces Off With Supervillain Rami Malek In No Time To Die, His Final James Bond Film

In his last mission as James Bond 007, Daniel Craig squares off against Rami Malek. 

For Entertainment Weekly’s February cover, the ‘No Time to Die’ star reflects on the iconic role and why he signed on for his final Bond film.

Read more HERE.

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Disney’s Frozen 2 Arrives Digitally February 11 And On Blu-ray February 25

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen 2 has melted hearts around the world, becoming the No. 1 animated feature of all time. Just in time for Valentine’s Day,  the follow-up to 2013’s hit Oscar-winning Best Animated Feature, Frozen, comes home, with a sing-along version and all-new extras, on Digital in 4K Ultra HD, HD and Movies Anywhere on February 11, and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD on February 25.

Frozen 2 bonus features include deleted scenes, deleted songs, Easter eggs, outtakes and a sing-along version with lyrics to the film’s forever-infectious songs. Extras invite viewers to go behind-the-scenes to hear personal, making-of stories from the Frozen 2 cast and crew. Fans who bring the film home early on Digital will receive two exclusive extras: an interview with songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, who won an Oscar for Best Original Song (“Let It Go,” 2014) and wrote seven original songs for Frozen 2, and a deleted song titled “Unmeltable Me.”

In Frozen 2, the answer to why Elsa was born with magical powers is calling her and threatening her kingdom. Together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, she sets out on a dangerous but remarkable journey. In Frozen, Elsa feared her powers were too much for the world. In the highly anticipated sequel, she must hope they are enough. From the Academy Award-winning team—directors Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, producer Peter Del Vecho and songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez—Frozen 2 features the voices of Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff and Josh Gad. 

Frozen 2 will be packaged several ways to ensure families get the most out of their at-home viewing experience. The film will first be made available on Digital in 4K Ultra HD, HD and SD offerings on February 11 with two extra bonus exclusives. Additionally, a Digital bundle, which includes both Frozen and Frozen 2, will be made available for purchase in 4K Ultra HD, HD and SD. Physical copies of the film will be available on February 25 as a 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and Digital Code), a Multi-Screen Edition (Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Code) and a single DVD. 

Additionally, all-new toys inspired by the film’s finale featuring Queen Anna and Elsa the Snow Queen will hit retail shelves on February 22 timed to the in-home release.

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Funko Reveals Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Pops! At London Toy Fair

2020 marks the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and to celebrate Funko has revealed a number of Pops! at the London Toy Fair. I especially like the ominous but cuter Darth Vader in his chambers in which we get to see the villain unmasked.

Another favorite in Han Solo frozen in Carbonite.

Check out all of the Pops! below.

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