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'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' Tops US Box Office Over Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend


Jennifer Lawrence Josh Hutcherson Liam Hemsworth Matthew Mcconaughey Anne Hathaway Christopher Nolan Tom McGrath Chris Miller

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 has remained at the top of the US Box Office, for the second week in a row, over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend (27th-30th November).

Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence in Mockingjay - Part 1.

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Benedict Cumberbatch and John Malkovich Penguins of Madagascar Video Interview


With the upcoming release of 'The Penguins of Madagascar', Benedict Cumberbatch and John Malkovich who star in the film. Cumberbatch plays Classified, an arctic wolf and leader of the team The North Wind, while Malkovich plays Dr. Octavius Brine - a villainous octopus. The two actors quiz each other on the animals that they play in the film, with Cumberbatch answering questions like 'how many members are in the average wolf pack?', and Malkovich being asked 'how many hearts do octopi have?' In between questions and answers, the interview contains clips of the upcoming film.

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Penguins of Madagascar Trailer


Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private return from Madagascar with their own adventure as formidable and super sharp espionage agents. Their world is under threat from a dangerous octopus villain named Dr. Octavius Brine who plans to dominate the Earth with his sea-dwelling cronies and the penguins are the only things standing in their way - well, them and elite crackforce The North Wind. The organization, led by the dashing wolf Agent Classified, are on a mission to stop Brine in his tentacle-y tracks using Classified's formidable presence, Eva's analytical power, Short Fuse's explosives expertise and Corporal's terrifying brawn. Together with the penguins they may have a chance at saving the world from whatever dreadful scheme Brine has on his mind - though his ignorance of modern technology lessens his menace potential just a little.

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The Penguins Of Madagascar Trailer


The newest addition to the 'Madagascar' franchise arrives in the form of spin-off 'The Penguins of Madagascar', which centres around the penguin characters, Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private. Details of the plot are yet to be unveiled, but the trailer suggests that in an attempt to save the day, the penguins are interrupted by an elite group of animals known as North Wind, which results in them being stranded in a desert.

Each of the penguins will be voiced by the same actors who played them in the Madagascar films; Tom McGrath as Skipper, Chris Miller as Kowalski, John DiMaggio as Rico and Christopher Knights as Private. In terms of new characters, ever rising star Benedict Cumberbatch voices wolf Classified, the leader of North Wind, while John Malkovich (RED, Being John Malkovich) is the film's octopus antagonist Dr. Octavius Brine. Also, comedy actor Ken Jeong (The Hangover franchise) plays North Wind's explosive and demolition's expert Short Fuse; Annet Mahendru stars as Eva, North Wind's snow owl intelligence analyst; and Peter Stormare is the Norwegian bear Corporal.

The film is directed by Simon J. Smith and Eric Darnell. Darnell has directed all the other films of the 'Madagascar' franchise, as well as 1998's 'Antz'. It's Smith's first time one of the movies, though his previous animation directorials include 'Megamind: The Button Of Doom' and 'Bee Movie'. 

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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Trailer


After escaping to Africa from Madagascar, Alex the lion; Gloria the hippo; Melman the giraffe and Marty the zebra decide it's time to head back to New York once and for all. Unfortunately, they have to rely on the penguins - Skipper; Kowalski; Rico and Private - and the two chimpanzees, Mason and Phil and their combined mechanical knowledge, to get them back home. Nothing can go wrong this time, though, can it?

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Picture - Tom McGrath New York City, USA, Wednesday 3rd November 2010

Tom McGrath Wednesday 3rd November 2010 The New York Premiere of 'Megamind' held at the AMC Lincoln Square IMAX- Arrivals New York City, USA

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Picture - Tom McGrath (Director), and wife Los Angeles, California, Saturday 30th October 2010

Tom McGrath and Mann - Tom McGrath (Director), and wife Los Angeles, California - Los Angeles premiere of 'Megamind' at Mann's Chinese Theater Saturday 30th October 2010

Picture - Director Tom McGrath Los Angeles, California, Saturday 30th October 2010

Tom McGrath and Mann - Director Tom McGrath Los Angeles, California - Los Angeles premiere of 'Megamind' at Mann's Chinese Theater Saturday 30th October 2010

Picture - Tom McGrath Los Angeles, California, Saturday 30th October 2010

Tom McGrath and Mann Saturday 30th October 2010 Los Angeles premiere of 'Megamind' at Mann's Chinese Theater Los Angeles, California

Picture - Jeffrey Katzenberg, Tom McGrath, Megamind,... Los Angeles, California, Saturday 2nd October 2010

Jeffrey Katzenberg, Celebration, Dreamworks, Tom McGrath and Will Ferrell - Jeffrey Katzenberg, Tom McGrath, Megamind, Will Ferrell and Metro Man Los Angeles, California - DreamWorks Animation breaks the Guinness World Record for the largest Superhero gathering in celebration of Megamind release at L.A. Live Nokia Plaza Saturday 2nd October 2010

Megamind Trailer


Every super-villain needs an arch nemesis, and generally they come in the form of a superhero! Megamind and Metro Man have that exact relationship. Megamind is the worlds most famous super-villain and for the past 20 years Metro Man has shattered all his efforts at world domination.

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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Trailer


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Madagascar Review


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It's a testament to how great animated filmmaking has become that Madagascar is just a pretty good movie. If it had been released in 1995, audiences would have been stunned at the animation, the storyline, and the fun celebrity voices. Now, it's been-there-done-that and, "Oh, when is Shrek 3 coming out?" and consistent, legitimate Oscar talk for Pixar.

Of course, there are worst ways to spend your Memorial Day weekend than to share in the adventures of four wild animals at the Central Park Zoo. The zoo's star, Alex (voiced by Ben Stiller), is a headlining lion who loves being the limelight. His best friend, Marty (Chris Rock), a zebra, yearns to go beyond the zoo's walls and return to the wild. At the duo's side is boisterous, level-headed hippo, Gloria (Jada Pinkett Smith) and hypochondriac giraffe Melman (David Schwimmer).

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