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Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie —Friday, 1 Jan 2016 #NZ


Fox Family Entertainment Published on Nov 18, 2014
The Peanuts Movie | Official Holiday Trailer [HD] | FOX Family

Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the beloved “Peanuts” gang make their big-screen debut, like they’ve never been seen before, in state of the art 3D animation. Snoopy, the world’s most lovable beagle – and flying ace – embarks upon his greatest mission as he takes to the skies to pursue his arch-nemesis The Red Baron, while his best pal, Charlie Brown, begins his own epic quest. From the imagination of Charles M. Schulz and the creators of the ICE AGE films, THE PEANUTS MOVIE will prove that every underdog has his day.

Wikipedia: The Peanuts Movie
The Peanuts Movie (known in some countries as Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie) is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios and distributed by 20th Century Fox, based on Charles M. Schulz’s comic strip Peanuts. The film is directed by Steve Martino and written by Craig and Bryan Schulz (Schulz’s son and grandson, respectively), and Cornelius Uliano, and stars the voices of Noah Schnapp as Charlie Brown and, via archival recordings, Bill Melendez as Snoopy and Woodstock. It is the fifth full-length Peanuts film, and the first feature film in 35 years. It commemorates the 65th anniversary of the comic strip and 50th anniversary of the TV special A Charlie Brown Christmas, and was released on November 6, 2015.

The film sees Charlie Brown trying to improve his odds with the Little Red-Haired Girl. Meanwhile, Snoopy writes a book about the Flying Ace, as he imagines himself as a legend trying to save his love interest and pilot, Fifi, from the Red Baron and his army. The Peanuts Movie received positive reviews from critics and has grossed over $152 million. It received nominations for the Annie Award for Best Animated Feature and the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film.

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Fox Family Entertainment Published on Oct 28, 2015
The Peanuts Movie | Peanuts 65 [HD] | FOX Family
An incredible look at how 65 years of Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the Peanuts gang inspired dreamers and underdogs.

Fox Family Entertainment Published on Sep 22, 2015
The Peanuts Movie | Official Trailer 2 [HD] | FOX Family

Fox Family Entertainment Published on Jul 31, 2015
The Peanuts Movie | Franklin Day [HD] | FOX Family
Happy Franklin Day! This year, Schulz’s iconic strip “Peanuts” is celebrating its 65th Anniversary as part of the fabric of U.S. culture. On July 31st, 1968 Charles Schulz introduced Franklin, the first African American character to appear alongside Charlie Brown and his friends.

Fox Family Entertainment Published on May 8, 2015
The Peanuts Movie | We Love Moms [HD] | FOX Family

Fox Family Entertainment Published on Jan 5, 2015
The Peanuts Movie | Teaser [HD] | FOX Family

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Coldplay – Miracles

Friday afternoon spare time mulling….

Coldplay Official Published on Dec 22, 2014
Coldplay – Miracles (Official Lyric Video)
Download Miracles from iTunes at http://smarturl.it/CPmiracles. Taken from the Unbroken Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.

Unbroken is a 2014 American historical biographic war-sports drama film, produced and directed by Angelina Jolie, and based on the award-winning non-fiction book by Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption (2010). The film revolves around the life of USA Olympian and athlete Louis “Louie” Zamperini, portrayed by Jack O’Connell. Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after his bomber was downed in World War II, then spent more than two and a half years in three brutal Japanese prisoner-of-war camps.

Adapted by Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures. The Coen brothers, Richard LaGravenese, and William Nicholson wrote the screenplay. The film had its world premiere in Sydney on 17 November 2014, and received a wide release in the United States on 25 December 2014. The film grossed $115.6 million in North America, with a worldwide total of over $161 million.

Laura Hillenbrand also wrote the best-seller, Seabiscuit: An American Legend (2001).

[Source: Wikipedia]

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The former National Airways Corporation hangar at Taieri Airfield will be refurbished to the state it was during the mid-1940s, when the airfield was a training base during World War II.

### ODT Online Thu, 20 Aug 2015
‘Incredible’ donation secures hangar’s future
By Damian George on
An historic air base hangar built nearly 80 years ago is set to get a makeover, thanks to the charity of a local aviation enthusiast. Murray Barrington (71), a retired businessman turned trainee pilot and plane builder, gave $60,000 to the Otago Aero Club to restore its main hangar, which was built in 1936.
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Otago Daily Times Published on Aug 19, 2015
Otago Aero Club hanger makeover

National Airways Hangar (former) logo, Dunedin [wikimedia.org]
█ The hangar is listed in the Dunedin City District Plan and recognised as a category two historic place by Heritage New Zealand | List No: 5243

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*Image: wikimedia.org – ‘National Airways Hangar (former) logo, Dunedin’

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Wear your seatbelt for a safe Easter, E.B. does

Hop video still IMG_20140418_203025 (1a)

Hop is a 2011 American Easter-themed live-action/animated comedy family film from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment.

Universal Pictures 10 Feb 2011

Hop – Theatrical Trailer
Blending state of the art animation with live action, Hop is a comedy about E.B. (voiced by Russell Brand), the teenage son of the Easter Bunny (Hugh Laurie). On the eve of taking over the family business at Easter Island, E.B. leaves for Hollywood in pursuit of his dream of becoming a drummer. He encounters Fred O’Hare (James Marsden), an out-of-work slacker with his own lofty goals, who accidentally hits E.B. with his car. Feigning injury, E.B. manipulates Fred into providing him shelter, and Fred finds himself with the world’s worst houseguest.

The film is helmed by Tim Hill, director of the blockbuster Alvin and the Chipmunks and produced by Chris Meledandri’s Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me).

More at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hop_%28film%29

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*Image: whatifdunedin screenshot from Hop (TV3, 18 April 2014)

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Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival 2013

Resene is working with Rialto Cinemas to bring you the Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival, screening in Auckland 9-22 May …Wellington 23 May-5 June …Dunedin 6-9 June 2013!

Resene A&D Film Festival poster

See the programme for details
Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival programme (PDF, 881 KB)

Rialto Cinemas Dunedin
11 Moray Place, Dunedin

Resene ADFF Dunedin 6-9 June 2013

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