Category Archives: Pop Culture

Paramount Pictures: “Clifford The Big Red Dog” First Look

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The Premise:
As Emily Elizabeth (Darby Camp) struggles to fit in at home and at school, she discovers a small red puppy who is destined to become her best friend. When Clifford becomes a gigantic dog and attracts the attention of a genetics company, Emily and her Uncle Casey (Jack Whitehall) have to fight the forces of greed as they go on the run across New York City. Along the way, Clifford affects the lives of everyone around him and teaches Emily and her uncle the true meaning of acceptance and unconditional love. (c/o Paramount Pictures)
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Now Streaming: “The Christmas Chronicles 2” on Netflix (11/25/2020)

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Hello my friends, I am leading you into the holiday celebrations with the news that the Netflix Original feature “The Christmas Chronicles 2” will be available for streaming at the time that you are reading this post. I’ve already shared the films Official Trailer so click HERE if you didn’t see it. This fun film stars Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn as Mr. and Mrs. Claus.

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The Story: It’s been two years since siblings Kate and Teddy Pierce saved Christmas, and a lot has changed. Kate, now a cynical teenager, is reluctantly spending Christmas in Cancun with her mom’s new boyfriend and his son Jack. Unwilling to accept this new version of her family, Kate decides to run away. But when a mysterious, magical troublemaker named Belsnickel threatens to destroy the North Pole and end Christmas for good, Kate and Jack are unexpectedly pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus.
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Mattel Reveals “Barbie Extra” Fashion Dolls

Hey friends, when we last brought up Mattel’s “Barbie” it was to celebrate the Elton John edition and that particular item has been flying off the shelves in record numbers. I hope that you got one if you wanted it because it seems like its a highly priced collectible at this point. Now I am returning to discuss a brand-new line for the famed fashion doll – The Extra editions. Take a look at the copy and images from Mattel resources.

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The Press Release:
Each Barbie Extra doll rocks their own unique style that’s playful and over-the-top. Barbie Extra dolls offer an exciting fashion and styling play experience with posable, articulated bodies. When it comes to fashion, Barbie Extra has a “more is more” attitude- even their pets are oh-so EXTRA! The dolls embody everything fun: glitter, gummy bears, emojis, bright colors and iridescent shimmer — bringing EXTRA vibes wherever they go! Barbie Extra lets girls dial up their self-expression and fashion fantasy play by showing them anyone can be a trendsetter.

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Barbie Extra Doll #1 GVR04:
* Afro puffs and braided hair details
* Wearing a rainbow fur coat and matching athleisure red top and shorts set, with glittered boots and real socks
* Accessories include sunglasses that read “shine bright” and a cloud-shaped purse
* Pet poodle has star-shaped sunglasses, wears puppy heels, and comes with a puppy purse filled with puppy treats
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Presenting: The 2020 Gotham Independent Film Awards Nominees

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Hello my dear readers, I am back with another Awards Show nominations rundown and this time we are hitting the stand out stuff on the independent side with the annual Gotham Awards who just released their list of nominees. This is only the second time that I’ve shared The Gotham Awards here on “The Chronicles” and its awesome to add them to the mix of these sort of narratives. As mentioned last year (if you should remember), I don’t usually get to sit and enjoy too many indie features based on the itinerary I keep on the geek side but there are a few films from this past year that have piqued my interest. Take a look at the list down below and I will be back to close it all up at the end. Enjoy.

Best Feature:
The Assistant
First Cow
Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Nomadland
Relic

Best Documentary:
76 Days
City Hall
Our Time Machine
A Thousand Cuts
Time
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Now Streaming: “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey” on Netflix (11/13/2020)

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It was just a little over a month ago when I last discussed the Netflix Original film “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey” with the Official Trailer post (click the text to see that) and this charming, holiday-themed film is available for streaming on the Netflix service right now. You can review the films poster, premise and casting down below and of course my editorial notions will close up the whole narrative.

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The Premise:
An imaginary world comes to life in a holiday tale of an eccentric toymaker, his adventurous granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever. (c/o IMDB)
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