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If you thought actress Anna Kendrick was just “that girl from the Twilight films”, think again. She’s even more than just Pitch Perfect.

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Mondo is celebrating the Oscars, they have released three cool posters as part of their 2nd annual Oscar series. The posters included are for Les Miserables, ParaNorman and The Master. Each poster is simply epic, but The Master by Laurent Durieux is my favorite. Keep reading to check out the Mondo Oscar posters. Which

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Every day of this Oscar season has been, as Sheryl Crow would say, a winding road – more than any other awards season I can recall. At last, we’ve almost reached the end: Oscar Sunday is just two days away. All the red carpets, all the acceptance speeches, all the

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Best of 2012 Movies
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2012 was a great year at the movies, from long-awaited summer sequels to year-end Oscar bait. Established auteurs like Quentin Tarantino, Kathryn Bigelow, and Steven Spielberg padded their impressive résumés, while helmers like Joss Whedon and Rian Johnson realized their next level of potential. James Bond got dark, Emma Watson

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This weeks biggest releases are definitely ParaNorman, Lawless, Men in Black III, and Step Up Revolution, in my opinion. Talk about a difference in movie genres: Dancing, Animation, Drama, Aliens! The best reviewed of the bunch is ParaNorman, so if you missed this one in theaters you definitely need to catch it

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Twenty years ago, Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln might have been the undeniable, no-holds-barred front-runner to win best picture, best director, and myriad other prizes at the Academy Awards. While such a sweep might not happen in this day and age, the aura of a prestige film with an iconic director at

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After talking with Frankenweenie producer Don Hahn, I had the opportunity to chat with Allison Abbate, whom he called “one of the greatest stop-motion producers of all time.”  Allison has worked with some incredible directors including Wes Anderson, Brad Bird, and, of course, Tim Burton.  Her credits include Space Jam,

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The New York Film Festival added some films and, for the first time in its history, tributes to its lineup. Also, Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master has screened in various locations across the U.S. But let’s reserve that conversation for next week because, well, will we need to talk about

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First time Director/Writer Chris Butler conveys a story about being an outcast that feels completely intimate, probably because the character’s ostracizing nature is based on his own childhood experience.

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This week TV’s Gwen Reyes returns the Popcast!! But Dan has gone missing?! Despite all this we review Paranorman and Bernie and discuss who should and shouldn’t be working in Hollywood. DOWNLOAD EPISODE REVIEWS Gwen – Paranorman Mal – Bernie TALKING POINT This week we talk about who should or shouldn’t be

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Comic Con was a whirlwind of geek insanity with colorful sights and sounds in every direction!  If you missed it, be sure to check out our Day 1 Comic Con gallery.  Here are some photo highlights from Day 2 of the pop culture orgy. As seen in Ridley Scott’s Alien:

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While the official programming schedule for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con hasn’t been released yet, we can start piecing together what’s to come thanks to various leaks, exclusives, and tweets. Here’s your very quick roundup of everything we know about SDCC so far: Update: SDCC Blog has a great calendar of

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It’s so hard to talk about Laika Studios when you are such a humble fan of their work. They mix vintage, state-of-the-art technology techniques in their features, from TV commercials to full length films, I just wish more studios were this bold. To my eyes they remain true artists: for someone who’s maybe

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Here is the new trailer for PARANORMAN, Laika Studios latest effort  directed by Chris Butler and Sam Fell. We find a recognizable visual style following a story that looks like lots of creepy/cute  fun. With works under their belt  like  Coraline, the studio’s  taste for the uncanny is the best

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On this weeks (NSFW) Halloween episode we get down and dirty right from the start, so be sure to evacuate the kiddies and listen on low if you are working. Our panel consists of: Mal, Gwen from Reel Vixen and I am your host Jim Napier. Happy Halloween, we have

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