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Rarely do I get the opportunity to write about my musical tastes as I’m usually focused on my television or film obsession(s).  I love music,  it moves me like nothing can and I love sharing it with others.  Every year I get more and more aggravated by Christmas music, mainly

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The standards for what is acceptable in cinema are in a constant state of evolution as we move toward a more compassionate and politically correct world. While I can’t condone the following controversial material, it is still interesting to see the “artistic choices” of filmmakers of yore. Now having given you the obligatory Leonard Maltin “it was a different time” preface, I am pleased to present to you this list of questionable animated shorts that don’t quite understand the meaning of the holidays. There is something off about these cartoon Christmases
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For many of us the combination of Disney and Christmas is the culmination of all things magical and good in this world.  In Southern California the holidays aren’t even official until you see Sleeping Beauty’s Castle glisten in seasonal lights!  But old Walt was producing Christmas memories long before Disneyland opened.  Here are some of the

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While the kids today don’t know who Max Fleischer was, his contributions to the advancement of animated family entertainment are pretty important.  Betty Boop, Popeye, and Superman are just a few of the many characters he brought to the big screen, along with some pretty significant creative and technical innovations. 

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Stockings full of new covers of traditional Christmas tunes are released every year.  They have got to be some of the most covered songs ever written.  I would be set for life if I owned the rights to “The Christmas Song”!  From power pop divas to folksy indie rockers, we all have our

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The most wonderful time of the year is upon us!!  That means it’s time for my ears to ring with the delightful sounds of one of my all time favorite things – HOLIDAY MUSIC!!!  Around March I begin looking forward to “Black Friday”, the official day that I can start blasting the John Denver and

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2012 is starting to feel very presidential.  Not only is the real election just a week away (get out there and vote, American readers!), but the executive branch has also been inspiring Hollywood: both Steven Spielberg‘s Lincoln and the Bill Murray-as-FDR farce Hyde Park on Hudson hit theaters before the end of the year,

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One of the most anticipated movies this winter is Les Miserables. With that coming out on Christmas Day, you’ll know just want to get your friends and family excited for it’s release – another musical movie on DVD or Blu-Ray! Even if you’re not a musical fan traditionally, there’s such a wide

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There are a LOT of things that I don’t particularly enjoy about having to take a flight. I don’t like being ordered to arrive at the airport ridiculously early, I don’t like being charged an expensive premium for the privilege of taking luggage (god forbid, right?), I don’t like being

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There are few characters in popular culture more iconic than James Bond. Since his cinematic birth in 1962’s Dr. No, he’s a man who has continuously managed to excite audiences across the globe. His gadgets have inspired awe, his puns have made us laugh and his action-packed escapades have kept

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Moonrise Kingdom director Wes Anderson is a master at poignantly depicting those who are a bit different from most of the other characters in the world around them. Regardless of gender, era, and even species, Anderson manages to perfectly represent characters that we can all relate to in one way

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How many times have you been invited over to a friend’s house on Friday night for a home theater demo? The conversation usually goes something like this: “Oh man, you’re never gonna believe how good The Matrix sounds with my new subwoofer. You wanna check it out?” In 1994, Bose released its first

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Well it started this summer with thousands of dancers from all around the country. And now, we have just 4: Chehon, Cyrus, Eliana, and Tiffany. In honor of the final tonight, we bring you the top numbers from Season 9 of So You Think You Can Dance. Witney and Chehon,

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He would have been 100 years old today. I thought it would be nice to look at memorable moments in Gene Kelly’s career. He was so talented, a true entertainer.

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Featuring Sons of Anarchy Season 4 – Debuting on Blu-ray and DVD Aug. 28   In Sons of Anarchy’s fourth season, the SAMCRO gang gets involved in a dangerous and ruthless Mexican drug cartel led by Romeo Parada, played by Machete star Danny Trejo. This isn’t the first popular television show

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Fall is an interesting time at the box office. It’s a mix of summer leftovers and the beginnings of the award season hopefuls. It’s an ecclectic mix where you have family friendly fare alongside depressing dramas vying for Oscars. Even the term “Fall release” needed some clarification. We decided that

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