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  • THE DEAD LANDS 2015 COURTESY OF MAGNET RELEASING

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  • CHAPPIE. © 2015 CTMG, Inc. All rights reserved. Courtesy of Columbia Pictures

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THE KINGDOM of DREAMS and MADNESS (2013) – Review

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Filmmaker Mami Sunada’s THE KINGDOM of DREAMS and MADNESS (2013) documentary follows animator Hayao Miyazaki, Toshio Suzuki and Isao Takahata over the course of a year as Studio Ghibli prepares to release “The Wind Rises,” Miyazaki’s last animated film. Miyazaki, a man who cries at the ending of his films, offers Ghibli fans some insight about why he never knows how his films will end, until finished.

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SPARE PARTS (2015) – Review

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Speak softly and carry a big robot. Sean McNamara‘s SPARE PARTS (2015) is based on the 2004 robotics team from Carl Hayden Community High School in Phoenix, Arizona. This group, featured in Joshua Davis‘ WIRED 2005 article La Vida Robot, told a compelling tale about just how four Hispanic young men who formed a robotics club.