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September 17th, 2017 by Cherry

Image result for Hayao MiyazakiAny fan of animation knows the name and has seen Hayao Miyazaki films on TV but you may not have had the opportunity to seem in the theatre. As GKIDS and Fathom Events Studio Ghibli Fest continues across the nation the next film to be screened in select U.S. Cinemas will be “Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind” on September 24, 25 & 27th. The film has been dubbed in English with the talents of Alison Lohman, Uma Thurman, Patrick Stewart, Edward James Olmos, Shia LaBeouf, Chris Sarandon and more contributing their voices to this classic Studio Ghibli film.

This event also features the GKIDS MINIFEST, an ongoing festival of award-winning short STUDIO GHIBLI FEST: Nausicaä of the Valley of the Windanimated films from around the world, as part of the exclusive event experience.
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is set in a devastated future world decimated by atmospheric poisons and swarming with gigantic insects, Nausicaä is a young princess, both brave and innocent, whose love for all living things and passionate determination to understand the processes of nature lead her into terrible danger, sacrifice and eventual triumph.
The film will be in nearly 600 select movie theaters and to find a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website(theaters and participants are subject to change).
Tickets for can be purchased online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com or at participating theater box offices.
STUDIO GHIBLI FEST: Nausicaä of the Valley of the WindWHEN:
Sunday, September 24 at 12:55 p.m. local time (English- dubbed).
Monday, September 25 at 7:00 p.m. local time (English-language subtitled).

Wednesday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. local time (English-dubbed).

GKIDS 2017

The 2017 partnership kicks off with the iconic “My Neighbor Totoro,” from Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli, on Sunday, June 25 and Monday, June 26. “Totoro” is the first title in STUDIO GHIBLI FEST, a six film monthly series which continues with “Kiki’s Delivery Service,” “Castle In The Sky,” “Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind,” “Howl’s Moving Castle” and a special cinema-run of the Academy Award-winning “Spirited Away” timed for Halloween. GKIDS is also partnering with Fathom Events to release “Mune: Guardian of the Moon,” from the producers of “The Little Prince,” for the first time in U.S. cinemas. Two additional new release titles are anticipated as part of the 2017 GKIDS/Fathom lineup.

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February 11th, 2014 by Cherry
Don’t worry you won’t have to choose with Epix Star Trek Movie fest all leading up to the World TV Premier of Star Trek into Darkness on the 16th!   24 hours of Kirk over emoting.  Spock looking … well unemotional.  Captain Picard bringing the sexy with his dulcet British tones. Deanna Troi ALWAYS stating the obvious (the Alien is mad we’re shooting at it! bwa ha ha).  Bones freaking out about everything! The Tribbles!!!!  Oh wait that’s the TV show .. KAHHNNNN!!!!!  Watching Epix will give you the opportunity to compare Kahn’s and pick your favorite.  Mine is the original with all of his unbridled passion, swarthy skin, sexy accent and well the chest!! hubba hubba Kahn was one of my first geek crushes!  
So set your TV to stun starting on Sunday, February 16th at 6AM with the Epix original documentary – The Captains Close-Up: William Shatner.  Captain Kirk you sexy promiscuous devil! I always expected a movie where some alien female knocks on his door with some baby mama drama!  bwa ha ha
All counting down the movies till Star Trek Into Darkness on Sunday, February 16, 2014, at 8PM ET with all new commentary from Trekkie icons  Leonard Nimoy and George Takei.   It will be an opportunity to enjoy the EPIX Special Presentation of A Conversation with Leonard Nimoyaka Spock will share his memories of Star Trek from the beginning even more meaningful after his announcement that he’s suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after giving up smoking over 30 years ago (QUIT SMOKING PEOPLE!).  
George Takei will make special segments throughout the marathon with anecdotes about his life in the Trek Universe (you can see a teaser here)! 

STAR TREK FEST Full Schedule – all times EASTERN

6:00 AM – The Captains Close-Up: William Shatner EPIX Original Documentary

6:45 AM –Trekkies

8:15 AM – The Captains Close-Up: Patrick Stewart EPIX Original Documentary

8:50 AM – Star Trek: The Motion Picture

11:05 AM – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

1:05 PM – Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

2:55 PM – William Shatner’s Get a Life! EPIX Original Documentary

4:00 PM –Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

5:50 PM – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

7:45 PM –A Conversation with Leonard Nimoy EPIX Special Presentation

8:00 PM –Star Trek Into Darkness World Television Premiere

10:15 PM – Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

12:05 AM – Star Trek Into Darkness

2:20 AM – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

4:20 AM – The Captains EPIX Original Documentary

For more information about STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS visit

http://www.epix.com/star-trek-into-darkness/.  

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November 24th, 2012 by Cherry

Morgan FreemanI saw that Autism speak is having a fundraiser with celebrities donating a custom recorded message for $299.  I can’t believe that I can have Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Leonard Nimoy (Spock), William Shatner (Captain Kirk), Patrick Stewart (Captain Picard) OR Morgan Freeman (God) are some of the celebrities that I could have record my VM.  Hmmm so many beloved science fiction voices that I’m TORN .. TORN!!! Star Wars, Star Trek or God???  I can’t choose!  I’m lying I’d have to go for Spock or Captain Kirk or Picard to record my voicemail .. hmmm what would I have him say?  You can only purchase the Celebrity message from December 3 – 9, 2012. Fans can register online at SoundOffForAutismSpeaks.com to receive a reminder just prior to the December 3 campaign kickoff.

Carrie Fisher

Will Ferrell

A limited number of messages will be available from each celebrity on a first come, first served basis. Fans will have the unique opportunity to specify what they want their chosen celebrity to say in the message. Autism Speaks® will send fans a digital file of their message within a few weeks of their order, once it has been recorded by their celebrity.  You may wonder how they got this star studded list well it helps to have Ed Asner be your dad! <tee hee>.  “I got together with my son Matt (Autism Speaks’ Executive Director for Southern California) and we talked about what my friends and I could do to support the important work of Autism Speaks,” said Ed Asner, who is currently starring on Broadway in “Grace.” “We decided that bringing together a group of celebrities with great voices and doing a kind of ‘voiceathon’ would be a really fun idea that could help individuals with autism and their families.”

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William Shatner

About Autism
Autism is a general term used to describe a group of complex developmental brain disorders – autism spectrum disorders – caused by a combination of genes and environmental influences. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by communication difficulties, social and behavioral challenges, as well as repetitive behaviors. An estimated 1 in 88 children in the U.S. is on the autism spectrum – a 78 percent increase in six years that is only partly explained by improved diagnosis.

About Autism Speaks®

Autism Speaks® is the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. It is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Autism Speaks® was founded in February 2005 by Suzanne and Bob Wright, the grandparents of a child with autism. Mr. Wright is the former vice chairman of General Electric and chief executive officer of NBC and NBC Universal. Since its inception, Autism Speaks® has committed over $180 million to research and developing innovative resources for families. Each year Walk Now for Autism Speaks events are held in more than 95 cities across North America. On the global front, Autism Speaks® has established partnerships and related activities in over 40 countries on 5 continents to foster international research, services and awareness. To learn more about Autism Speaks, please visit www.AutismSpeaks.org.

 


 

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