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All 8 ‘Harry Potter’ Movies Returning To Theaters Ahead Of ‘Fantastic Beasts’
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If you missed out on seeing one or more of the Harry Potter movies in theaters, all eight movies are being re-released soon.

It’s been announced that the movies will be returning to IMAX theaters starting just over a week from now, with tickets available for both single and multiple shows if you want to make a day of it. The promotion is to help gets fans even more excited than they already are for the release of the spinoff prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them just over a month from now.

You can find full details and a poster below.

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‘Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows’ Director David Yates Developing ‘Doctor Who’ Movie
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It’s being reported that David Yates and the BBC are set to develop a Doctor Who movie with hopes of turning the property into one of the next big franchises.

Yates is working with BBC Worldwide executive vice president of programming and production Jane Tranter, and potential writers are being looked at right now. Yates says that they’re not rushing the project, and that two to three years will be taken to make sure they get things right, explaining that it will require “quite a radical transformation to take it into the bigger arena.”

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Deal: Harry Potter Years 1-6
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The Gold Box deal of the day over at Amazon today is Harry Potter Years 1-6 Gift Set for 60% off.

The DVD is $23.99, while the Blu-ray is $39.99.

Note, this sale is only for today, Tuesday November 23, 2010, until midnight PST while supplies last.

Both sets contain the first six Harry Potter films, along with tons of bonus features (see below for full list of extras). The Blu-ray edition comes with an extra bonus disc with additional deleted scenes; cast Q&A, a profile on author J.K. Rowling, footage from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, a look at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at the Universal Orlando theme park, and more.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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Geek Discussion: 82nd Annual Academy Award Winners & Losers!
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As always, we like to have the results of the big awards ceremonies here for all to see, and tonight was the biggest of them all: the 82nd annual Academy Awards.

This, the king of all awards shows, has faced much criticism the last few years, and their nominations this year did not help bring validity to their cause. Many of the films and actors were very deserving of their nominations, but many others were passed over in lieu of some big box office successes of questionable overall quality. And though they made a valiant effort to increase the excitement of the show with 10 Best Picture nominations, the end result was frustrating to we the film lovers of the world?

In the end, some fantastic films and performances were justly awarded, and as always, there were a few that rubbed the wrong way. Continue on over to the other side to see all of the final results!

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82nd Academy Awards Nominations: ‘District 9′! Oh, And…’The Blind Side’!?
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For we the movie fanatics of the world, the Academy Awards are just as exciting as the Super Bowl. Many of us throw or attend Oscar parties, and even go so far as to print out that ballot and lock our picks into place.

Over the past few years, this and a lot of other awards shows have kind of lost their flare. It has become apparent that deciding nominees and voting for winners is not about who is the best and who is most deserving, but about what has the best side-story and what the popular names and titles are. This massive flaw is hard to swallow, and the appeal of the whole event is bordering on non-existent.

To help bring more appeal to the game, the folks behind the Academy Awards chose to make a few changes in the format of the show. The biggest of these alterations was of course changing the amount of Best Picture nominees from 5 to a whopping 10, which meant that all of the deserving but not-so-traditional contenders (The Dark Knight) could get their chance to be underdog heroes.

Continue reading on for more and to check out the full list of this year’s nominees!

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