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The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced this morning, which means we are one step closer to the Academy Awards. Be sure to follow our Oscar Columnist, Donovan Warren on twitter @202Chicago for tons of cool coverage. Argo, Django Unchained, Life of Pi, Lincoln and Zero Dark Thirty have each been nominated for a

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*Spoilers* When we first met Diane earlier this season, it wasn’t quite clear how long she’d be around. And could Ron let enough of his “emotions” bubble to the surface to form any sort of chemistry with her? After Thursday’s episode, I think Diane will be around for a long

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Thank the gods of television that Parks and Recreation isn’t a show about Leslie Knope turning the Pit behind Ann’s house into a park. Instead, the character development that has resulted in a caring April and a near-famous Ben Wyatt has stepped over the very thing that brought the office

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Meet Ben Wyatt’s dad: “he’s terrifying,” and he will NOT entertain the possibility of having red vines instead of Twizzlers. Ben’s hysterical and incessant insistence that his parents despise each other seems like exagerration for comedic effect. It can’t be thaaaaat bad, right? Jonathan Banks guest stars as Ben’s dad in this

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*Spoilers* First things first: does anyone else think in the picture above that Amy Poehler resembles Lucille Ball…a LOT? Ok. Moving on… I’m not sold on why television shows (especially sitcoms) are obligated to do an episode about Halloween. It’s limiting in nature and it’s been done about 700 times

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*Spoilers* It seems that Pawnee, Indiana always mirrors real life, but with some exaggeration to make things hilarious. And it’s uncertain exactly how crucial Parks and Rec thinks sexually transmitted diseases among senior citizens is in our country. But seriously, it’s an issue apparently. Anyway, Tom Haverford does represent a more obvious

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*Spoilers* Parks and Recreation was back Thursday night for its second episode of Season 5, and we can start to feel the separation between the characters. It’s worth wondering if plans are to soon reunite everybody in Pawnee, because the show’s title is “Parks and Recreation” and not “Washington D.C. Spinoff.”

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*Spoilers* One of the funniest (if not the funniest) shows on television is back! And it is back with a whole lot of ideas that can make Season 5 the best one yet. So of course with the new season, comes a new project for Leslie Knope: she is going to clean

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The Primetime Emmys are supposed to represent the cream of the crop when it comes to honoring the year’s best television programs, and before I go any further, I’d like to say that for the most part, the academy did a good job with its nominations. Still, The Emmys tend to

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Blu-ray and DVD

It’s that time again: another weekly DVD/Blu-Ray Roundup!  Here are the new releases for the week and my opinion on whether you should Skip It! Rent It! or Buy It! This big releases this week are This Means War, which stars Tom Hardy and Chris Pine fighting for the love

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An interesting tidbit of news crossed my desk recently. It wasn’t the premise of the upcoming movie in the works You Are Here. It was that Matthew Weiner is heading up the production! Yes, the Matthew Weiner that brought us Mad Men! Now, he only has one feature film under

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Blu-ray and DVD

It’s that time again: another weekly DVD/Blu-Ray Roundup!  Here are the new releases for the week and my opinion on whether you should Skip It! Rent It! or Buy It! The big releases for this week are definitely Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and A Dangerous Method. Extremely Loud and

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This weekend the latest Studio Ghibli flick is released upon the American masses. We here at Screen Invasion are big fans of the studio’s previous work, and have done a few articles praising their work before. The Secret World of Arrietty is the latest adaptation of the classic novel series

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Werewolves, and convicts, and spies! Oh, my…and the Golden Globes The holiday lull is upon us, but we’re back to talk about which shows we’re excited to watch once the new year starts, and we also share our thoughts on the Golden Globe nominations. Check out the breakdown below so

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Jimmy Fallon returned to the Saturday Night Live stage last night and brought the best episode of the season! In addition to Jimmy’s return, there were a slew of former cast members who returned to show their support and maybe make themselves relevant again (I’m looking at you, Kattan!). While

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