Annie (2014) News

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Annie Review

IGN Movies - Sat, 2014-12-20 15:46

Annie Review If a studio were looking for something to remake/update, they could do worse than Annie. It only makes sense that an early 80s film based on a stage musical that takes place in the 30s - which itself was based on a comic strip that began in the 19th century - would be ripe for hauling into the new millennia. Some could argue that Annie's trademark red hair and the Depression Era setting were part of the original's charm, but I figure as long as the story and music still resonate what's the harm in trying? Well, try they did. And fumble they did.

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Film Review: Annie

Latino Review - Fri, 2014-12-19 15:06

Film Review: Annie A new film of the musical "Annie" comes out this week, starring Quvenzhane Wallis and Jamie Foxx. Some online commentators have objected to the decision to change the main character's race, from Caucasian to African-American, but that doesn't negatively affect the film at all. The major problem it has is the producers' decision to tone down the musical's theatricality and cast many non-singers in lead roles.

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Critics Consensus: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is a Solid Sendoff

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got Middle-earth warriors (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen), a world-travelling night watchman (Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, starring Ben Stiller and Robin Williams), a streetwise orphan (Annie, starring Quvenzhane Wallis and Jamie Foxx), and a determined hiker (Wild, starring Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern).

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Forecast (cont.): 'Night at the Museum,' 'Annie' Open Ahead of Christmas Holiday << Continued from 'Forecast: Will Moviegoers Show Up One Last Time for 'The Hobbit'?Playing at 3,783 theaters, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb is also aiming to be the final chapter in its franchise: the poster's tagline reads "One Final Night To Save the Day."After opening on this same weekend back in 2006, the original Night at the Museum wound up earning a massive $250.9 million. Two-and-a-half years later, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian wa...

Sony Hack Attack ‘Unparalleled,’ Security Firm Head Says The head of the cyber-security firm that Sony has tapped to deal with the recent wave of hacking attacks that have rocked the company has called the attacks “unparalleled” and a “well planned crime,” Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton told employees Saturday. In an email to employees, Lynton shared a message from Kevin Mandia, the head of Mandiant, the cyber-security team that Sony has enlisted to respond to the hackings.

Yesterday I had the chance to sit down and talk to Academy Award® nominee Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) and Academy Award® winnerJamie Foxx about their upcoming film and new take on "Annie."In the film Wallis stars as Annie, a young, happy foster kid who's also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York in 2014. Originally left by her parents as a baby with the promise that they'd be back for her someday, it's been a hard knock life ever since with her mean foster mom Miss Hannigan (Cameron Diaz).

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Willow Smith: I quit Annie because of my intuition

theguardian.com – The musician, and daughter of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, explained her decision to quit the Jay Z-produced musical film 5 years 27 weeks ago via jetli
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Watch the New Trailer for Annie Columbia Pictures has debuted the second domestic trailer for Annie, opening in theaters on December 19 and starring Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, David Zayas and Cameron Diaz.

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