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A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mom's terminal illness.

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The 10 Best 2016 Movies That Were Completely Snubbed By The Oscars The 10 Best 2016 Movies That Were Completely Snubbed By The Oscars

This year's Oscar nominations are out, and while most of the time, the awards are spread out well to give as many good movies love as possible, there were several films that didn't get a single nomination. And we're annoyed.

The 10 Best 2016 Movies That Were Completely Snubbed By The Oscars

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The 10 Best Lines Of Movie Dialogue In 2016 The 10 Best Lines Of Movie Dialogue In 2016

The year 2016 saw no shortage of tremendous movies arriving on the big screen -- and a great deal of credit for many of them belongs to the screenwriters.

The 10 Best Lines Of Movie Dialogue In 2016

The 10 Best Movies Of 2016, According To Sean The 10 Best Movies Of 2016, According To Sean

Many jumped on an early bandwagon proclaiming this to be a disappointing year, and while the tide is starting to turn in the opposite direction as more and more critics release their end-of-year Top 10 lists, I tend to agree with the people who admit there was greatness released in 2016, but you had to dig to really find it.

The 10 Best Movies Of 2016, According To Sean

All The Movies CinemaBlend Gave 5-Star Reviews To In 2016 All The Movies CinemaBlend Gave 5-Star Reviews To In 2016

These, then, are the cream of the crop. They are the best films that the critics at CinemaBlend saw, the ones that made us go all the way to the top of our ratings scale and give out the perfect grade.

All The Movies CinemaBlend Gave 5-Star Reviews To In 2016

The Astounding A Monster Calls Scene That Only Needed One Take, According To J.A. Bayona The Astounding A Monster Calls Scene That Only Needed One Take, According To J.A. Bayona

Director J.A. Bayona has opened up about the one pivotal scene in A Monster Calls when he realized the extent of Lewis MacDougall's talents, especially since the young actor did it in just one take.

The Astounding A Monster Calls Scene That Only Needed One Take, According To J.A. Bayona

Why A Monster Calls’ Director Isn't Concerned About His Creature Being Compared To Groot Why A Monster Calls’ Director Isn't Concerned About His Creature Being Compared To Groot

It seems tree monsters have weirdly become a significant thing in Hollywood all of a sudden.

Why A Monster Calls’ Director Isn't Concerned About His Creature Being Compared To Groot

Two Classic Films That Inspired A Monster Calls Two Classic Films That Inspired A Monster Calls

Director J.A. Bayona has admitted that he decided to work on A Monster Calls because it reminded him of two bona-fide classics.

Two Classic Films That Inspired A Monster Calls

The 4 Biggest Snubs From The 2017 Golden Globes Movie Nominations The 4 Biggest Snubs From The 2017 Golden Globes Movie Nominations

The Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning, and film fans have a lot to be happy with. This has been a truly fantastic year for movies, and many of those great titles earned recognition from The Hollywood Foreign Press.

The 4 Biggest Snubs From The 2017 Golden Globes Movie Nominations

Jurassic World 2 Will Be Both A Jurassic World Sequel And Jurassic Park 5, Says J.A. Bayona Jurassic World 2 Will Be Both A Jurassic World Sequel And Jurassic Park 5, Says J.A. Bayona

In 2015, the Jurassic Park franchise came back in a big way. Colin Trevorrow's Jurassic World was not only the first film from the series to come out in 14 years, but it also successfully set an exciting path for the future.

Jurassic World 2 Will Be Both A Jurassic World Sequel And Jurassic Park 5, Says J.A. Bayona

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While the bulk of our nation analyzes the results of last night's presidential election, we here at CinemaBlend turn our attention to something that's a little more our speed: The Race for the Oscars, or as I'd nicknaming it this year, "All of the films that are probably going to lose to La La Land."

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16 Books To Read Before The Movie Hits Theaters 16 Books To Read Before The Movie Hits Theaters

If you're looking to brush up on your reading list before heading to the movies, never fear - we've got just the to-do list for you to keep handy at all times! Read on to see the 16 books you need to read before they hit theaters.

16 Books To Read Before The Movie Hits Theaters

The Strange Role Spider-Man Star Tom Holland Plays In A Monster Calls The Strange Role Spider-Man Star Tom Holland Plays In A Monster Calls

It turns out that Spider-Man actor, Tom Holland, has a very unexpected role in J.A. Bayona's new film, A Monster Calls. Get the details!

The Strange Role Spider-Man Star Tom Holland Plays In A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls Is The Year's Best Movie A Monster Calls Is The Year's Best Movie

After The Impossible, I called J.A. Bayona the next Steven Spielberg. If that's true, then A Monster Calls is his E.T.

A Monster Calls Is The Year's Best Movie

8 Oscar Hopefuls We Can't Wait To See At The 2016 Toronto Film Festival 8 Oscar Hopefuls We Can't Wait To See At The 2016 Toronto Film Festival

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8 Oscar Hopefuls We Can't Wait To See At The 2016 Toronto Film Festival

21 Upcoming Movies That Will Help Us Forget The Dismal Summer Movie Season 21 Upcoming Movies That Will Help Us Forget The Dismal Summer Movie Season

Summer 2016 wasn't the best when it came to blockbuster fare at the box office. However, this list of 21 films that are coming up throughout the rest of the year make us think they were truly saving the best for last. Rejoice, and flip through our survival guide, inside.

21 Upcoming Movies That Will Help Us Forget The Dismal Summer Movie Season

A Monster Calls Trailer Has Liam Neeson Looking A Whole Lot Like Groot A Monster Calls Trailer Has Liam Neeson Looking A Whole Lot Like Groot

The latest trailer for A Monster Calls will probably make you cry, but in addition to the emotional response, you may recognize that the titular monster looks a hell of a lot like one particular guardian of the galaxy. Read on to watch the stunning trailer for yourself.

A Monster Calls Trailer Has Liam Neeson Looking A Whole Lot Like Groot

Why Jurassic World 2's Director Is The Perfect Choice Why Jurassic World 2's Director Is The Perfect Choice

Naturally, J.A. Bayona is a risk for Jurassic World 2. But Bayona’s exactly the type of filmmaker that you roll the dice on, because if (and when) he hits a home run, you’ll look like a genius for giving him a shot at the plate.

Why Jurassic World 2's Director Is The Perfect Choice

10 Upcoming Movies That Could Be Surprise Box Office Hits 10 Upcoming Movies That Could Be Surprise Box Office Hits

With 2016's film offerings off to a solid start, there are those films that seem destined to pull the upset and rake in more money than most would expect. Check out our pack of 10 hopefuls, and see what could be the next sleeper hit!

10 Upcoming Movies That Could Be Surprise Box Office Hits

A Monster Calls Trailer: Liam Neeson Is The Creepiest Invisible Man Ever A Monster Calls Trailer: Liam Neeson Is The Creepiest Invisible Man Ever

Liam Neeson already has one of the more recognizable voices in all of Hollywood and sounds like one of the toughest guys the world has ever seen, or at least heard. However, in the new teaser for A Monster Calls, he sounds even scarier than usual.

A Monster Calls Trailer: Liam Neeson Is The Creepiest Invisible Man Ever

Liam Neeson Will Play The Title Monster In The Fantasy Drama A Monster Calls Liam Neeson Will Play The Title Monster In The Fantasy Drama A Monster Calls

Liam Neeson has signed on to play the titular creature in A Monster Calls, a fantasy drama being produced by Focus Features. The film found its inspiration in Patrick Ness's award-winning children's book.

Liam Neeson Will Play The Title Monster In The Fantasy Drama A Monster Calls

The Impossible Director Will Bring Children's Nightmares To Life Adapting A Monster Calls The Impossible Director Will Bring Children's Nightmares To Life Adapting A Monster Calls

Set in England, A Monster Calls revolves around 13-year-old Conor, a bullied child whose mother is dying of cancer. Conor has been plagued with a series of nightmares on a nightly basis, but his relief arrives in the form of a large tree-shaped monster that promises to tell him three stories in exchange for the one that fuels Conor’s nightmares.

The Impossible Director Will Bring Children's Nightmares To Life Adapting A Monster Calls

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