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10 ‘Big Hero 6’ Facts About Your Favorite Disney Super Friends

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by ScreenCrush Staff February 26, 2015 @ 7:53 AM
If you saw Big Hero 6, you fell in love with Baymax, there's just no way around it. He doesn't just save the day, he’s also lovable and sweet and cuddly. And, that's no accident. Disney animators based a lot of Baymax’s look on a young child. His walk was specifically modeled after a toddler with a full diaper. These are just some of the super duper facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which returns to Disney and Marvel's Big Hero 6!

New Amazon Prime Instant Video Releases: March 2015

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by Britt Hayes February 24, 2015 @ 2:53 PM
If you're paying for that nice Amazon Prime membership, don't forget to take advantage of the Instant Video service, which—in addition to Netflix—offers several new streaming titles each month. From old classics to new favorites and the latest seasons of must-see television, read on for your guide to what's new on Amazon Prime Instant Video in March.

New Netflix Instant Releases: March 2015

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by Britt Hayes February 24, 2015 @ 2:19 PM
Netflix
It’s that time again—get ready to make your Netflix Instant queues even longer because there’s a whole bunch of new stuff hitting the streaming service in March. From new Netflix Original series like Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Bloodline, to favorites like How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Mad Men Season 7, there’s plenty of great titles to look forward to in the coming weeks. Read on for your guide to all the new titles heading to Netflix Instant in March.

The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies, Chapter 5: ‘Hop Harrigan’

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by Matt Singer February 24, 2015 @ 9:12 AM
Columbia
ScreenCrush editor, comic-book lover, and undiagnosed masochist Matt Singer is systematically watching every single (American) comic-book movie ever made in the order in which they were released. This week in The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies: A forgotten hero flies again.

What’s Expiring on Netflix Instant: March 2015

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by Britt Hayes February 23, 2015 @ 5:59 PM
Netflix
Just as we welcome all the great new streaming options to Netflix Instant each month, so must we say farewell to a handful of titles that are approaching their expiration dates. While Netflix may renew many of these titles, it could take some time, so now may be your last chance to watch a few of these shows and movies before they're gone. Read on for your guide to what's expiring on Netflix Instant in March.

Comic Strip: Our First Look at Aquaman Comes Packaged With ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Details

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by Jacob Hall February 23, 2015 @ 12:49 PM
DC Comics
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, our first look at Aquaman brings with it some Batman vs. Superman spoilers, Suicide Squad casts a new supervillain, and Joss Whedon waxes poetic about Avengers 2.

Monday Morning Critic: What Is a Comedy, What Is a Drama and What Does It Matter?

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by Ryan McGee February 23, 2015 @ 10:53 AM
Netflix
In terms of its approach to the comedy/drama cut-off point, The Emmys have gone the way of pizza delivery: Television is apparently now thirty minutes or less, or it’s not funny. That’s the takeaway from its announcement last week of certain changes to its awards structure in future years. Comedy series are now defined as being a half hour or less, while drama series are anything over that thirty-minute demarcation.

Crank It Up With These 11 ‘This Is Spinal Tap’ Facts

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by ScreenCrush Staff February 23, 2015 @ 8:58 AM
If you've ever been on IMDb, you know that their movies are rated by readers on a scale of 1-10. Except for one movie. Rob Reiner's classic rock mockumentary This is Spinal Tap is the only movie on IMDb that is rated on a scale of 1-11, the fictional level Spinal Tap sets their amps to. Now crank it up to eleven in the latest installment of You Think You Know Movies!

Oscars 2015: The Best and Worst Moments From This Year’s Show

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by Matt Singer February 23, 2015 @ 12:11 AM
ABC
At long last, the Oscars are in the books for another year. As usual, the Academy Awards made for a night full of memorable moments, great speeches, and huge disappointments. (You deserved better, Boyhood.) Here now, the highs and lows of Oscars 2015 — all the things the Oscars got right this year, and all the things they got wrong:

WookieeLeaks: This Massive ‘Star Wars’ Spoiler Is Totally Predictable (But You Still Shouldn’t Read It)

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by Jacob Hall February 20, 2015 @ 10:41 AM
LucasFilm
ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything Star Wars! From Star Wars: Episode 7 to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, we dive into one of the biggest spoilers for yet for The Force Awakens, ponder the lineage of the new cast, and figure out exactly when a new trailer will arrive.