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Apr

DEATH DO US PART DVD Giveaway Is Here!

DEATH DO US PART DVD Giveaway Is Here!

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Anchor Bay’s Death Do Us Part hits today and we’ve got a great DVD giveaway for two of you thanks to them. Yes, we usually run our contests earlier but thanks to the great mail, this one came in late but better late than never! Check out below how to enter and get going!

Death Do Us Part has a familiar plot of putting a bunch of young attractive friends together in a cabin in the woods setting.…

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02

Apr

Michael Not Strahan From Kelly Ripa For GOOD MORNING AMERICA

Michael Not Strahan From Kelly Ripa For GOOD MORNING AMERICA

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Contrary to rumors, Michael Strahan won’t be leaving Kelly Ripa and his Live With Kelly and Michael morning talk show, but he’ll be joining ABC’s Good Morning America on a part time basis. With the recent departures of Sam Champion and Josh Elliott there was a hole to fill in the morning show so Strahan was quickly chosen.

He will be joining Good Morning America cast George Stephanopoulos,…

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31

Mar

Walt Disney’s FROZEN Makes Animation History Even With Those Gay Agenda Claims

Walt Disney’s FROZEN Makes Animation History Even With Those Gay Agenda Claims

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Frozen recently made news when Pastor Kevin Swanson claimed that Walt Disneyhad filled it with plenty of gay agenda items even though he had never seen it, but now the Oscar winning animated film has made history as it becomes the number one animated film of all time. That’s extremely impressive as the film’s only been out since late last fall, but it is also currently holds the number ten spot…

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Chelsea Handler Looking For New Home For Her CHELSEA LATELY Brand

Chelsea Handler Looking For New Home For Her CHELSEA LATELY Brand

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Chelsea Handler has never hidden the fact that she’s not been happy at her Chelsea Lately home on E! Network, but through her manager, she’s putting the gauntlet down nine months before her $9 million per year contract expires. Just a few weeks ago she was very vocal on Howard Stern’s radio show that E! was “a sad, sad place to live. They don’t know what they’re doing. They have no ideas. It’s a…

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16

Mar

Press Using Political T-Shirt To Indict Missing Malaysia Airlines Pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shad

Press Using Political T-Shirt To Indict Missing Malaysia Airlines Pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shad

As every theory lands about the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, one that the media has grabbed onto is that the pilot, Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, may have hijacked the aircraft as a form of anti-government protest. Now they’ve found a picture of him wearing a T-shirt stating Democracy is Dead and feel that this surely moves him up on the suspect list. Once again, someone is being tried in the…

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A Local Girl Who Made It Returns

A Local Girl Who Made It Returns By MANOHLA DARGIS , 2014-03-14

‘Veronica Mars’ Returns, on the Big Screen This Time

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The current cultural directive to give the people what they want explains the existence of the “Veronica Mars” movie, a likable, unmemorable, feature-length footnote to the admired television series that became a cause when it was canceled in 2007. A sleuth from the fictional, filthy rich town of Neptune, Veronica traversed high school and college for three seasons, solving mysteries while cracking wise about the privileged locals. She looked like a Southern California cheerleader and alternately talked like Sam Spade and Noam Chomsky, a combo that made her television’s very own Little Miss Sunshine and Noir.

Veronica is back, having been resurrected by her creator, Rob Thomas, and its star, Kristen Bell, again in the title role, through a Kickstarter campaign that drew on the largess of its fans. Some 91,000 contributors, perhaps hungry for closure, ponied up the cash to bankroll a movie, raising $ 2 million in (pant, pant) under 12 hours on the way to $ 5.7 million. That may be chump change to Warner Bros., which owns the rights to “Veronica Mars” (and threw in more money), but the campaign makes a nice story even if legions of fans will be paying a multinational corporation dearly to see an old friend. As of Friday, the movie will be in some theaters but also a video on demand, so for $ 14.99 or $ 19.99 in HD — about twice an average movie ticket — they and everyone else can watch it the way that it should be seen: on TV.

That the theatrical release feels like a wrong move isn’t about the nominal limitations of television, but rather its strengths. The original series hasn’t aged; rather, like all good TV it feels perfectly preserved, like a butterfly in amber. That’s principally because of the timeless righteousness of Veronica, who embodies the struggle of right over wrong and who, with wit and charmingly breezy cool, fights the mean girls and boys, the Botoxed queens and murderous kings of her neo-Versailles.

Yet while Veronica walks and talks the hard-boiled line she can be a soft touch. With her father, Keith (Enrico Colantoni, back too), she takes on cases for pay but also because she cares. Like Buffy Summers, her sister in bantam blond awesomeness, Veronica was born to do this.

Specifically, she was born to do this once upon a time week after week, with introductory teasers, a wry voice-over, narrative complications and those mini-cliffhangers called act outs or act breaks that precede commercials. The movie is something of an advertisement for itself in some franchise form or another, and while it doesn’t exactly have act outs, Mr. Thomas, who wrote and directed, remains fond of mini-climaxes.

A Local Girl Who Made It Returns http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/14/movies/veronica-mars-returns-on-the-big-screen-this-time.html

A Local Girl Who Made It Returns

A Local Girl Who Made It Returns By MANOHLA DARGIS , 2014-03-14

‘Veronica Mars’ Returns, on the Big Screen This Time

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The current cultural directive to give the people what they want explains the existence of the “Veronica Mars” movie, a likable, unmemorable, feature-length footnote to the admired television series that became a cause when it was canceled in 2007. A sleuth from the fictional, filthy rich town of Neptune, Veronica traversed high school and college for three seasons, solving mysteries while cracking wise about the privileged locals. She looked like a Southern California cheerleader and alternately talked like Sam Spade and Noam Chomsky, a combo that made her television’s very own Little Miss Sunshine and Noir.

Veronica is back, having been resurrected by her creator, Rob Thomas, and its star, Kristen Bell, again in the title role, through a Kickstarter campaign that drew on the largess of its fans. Some 91,000 contributors, perhaps hungry for closure, ponied up the cash to bankroll a movie, raising $ 2 million in (pant, pant) under 12 hours on the way to $ 5.7 million. That may be chump change to Warner Bros., which owns the rights to “Veronica Mars” (and threw in more money), but the campaign makes a nice story even if legions of fans will be paying a multinational corporation dearly to see an old friend. As of Friday, the movie will be in some theaters but also a video on demand, so for $ 14.99 or $ 19.99 in HD — about twice an average movie ticket — they and everyone else can watch it the way that it should be seen: on TV.

That the theatrical release feels like a wrong move isn’t about the nominal limitations of television, but rather its strengths. The original series hasn’t aged; rather, like all good TV it feels perfectly preserved, like a butterfly in amber. That’s principally because of the timeless righteousness of Veronica, who embodies the struggle of right over wrong and who, with wit and charmingly breezy cool, fights the mean girls and boys, the Botoxed queens and murderous kings of her neo-Versailles.

Yet while Veronica walks and talks the hard-boiled line she can be a soft touch. With her father, Keith (Enrico Colantoni, back too), she takes on cases for pay but also because she cares. Like Buffy Summers, her sister in bantam blond awesomeness, Veronica was born to do this.

Specifically, she was born to do this once upon a time week after week, with introductory teasers, a wry voice-over, narrative complications and those mini-cliffhangers called act outs or act breaks that precede commercials. The movie is something of an advertisement for itself in some franchise form or another, and while it doesn’t exactly have act outs, Mr. Thomas, who wrote and directed, remains fond of mini-climaxes.

A Local Girl Who Made It Returns http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/14/movies/veronica-mars-returns-on-the-big-screen-this-time.html

Bittersweet Chocolate on the Pillow

Bittersweet Chocolate on the Pillow By A. O. SCOTT , 2014-03-07

Wes Anderson’s ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ Is a Complex Caper

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It’s a tough choice, but if I had to pick the most Wes Anderson moment in“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” it would be the part when inmates escape from a prison using tiny sledgehammers and pickaxes that have been smuggled past the guards inside fancy frosted pastries. This may, come to think of it, be the most Wes Anderson thing ever, the very quintessence of his impish, ingenious and oddly practical imagination. So much care has been lavished on the conceit and its execution that you can only smile in admiration, even if you are also rolling your eyes a little.

“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Mr. Anderson’s eighth feature, will delight his fans, but even those inclined to grumble that it’s just more of the same patented whimsy might want to look again. As a sometime grumbler andlongtime fan, I found myself not only charmed and touched but also moved to a new level of respect.

Bittersweet Chocolate on the Pillow http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/07/movies/wes-andersons-grand-budapest-hotel-is-a-complex-caper.html

A Local Girl Who Made It Returns

A Local Girl Who Made It Returns By MANOHLA DARGIS , 2014-03-14

‘Veronica Mars’ Returns, on the Big Screen This Time

Section:

The current cultural directive to give the people what they want explains the existence of the “Veronica Mars” movie, a likable, unmemorable, feature-length footnote to the admired television series that became a cause when it was canceled in 2007. A sleuth from the fictional, filthy rich town of Neptune, Veronica traversed high school and college for three seasons, solving mysteries while cracking wise about the privileged locals. She looked like a Southern California cheerleader and alternately talked like Sam Spade and Noam Chomsky, a combo that made her television’s very own Little Miss Sunshine and Noir.

Veronica is back, having been resurrected by her creator, Rob Thomas, and its star, Kristen Bell, again in the title role, through a Kickstarter campaign that drew on the largess of its fans. Some 91,000 contributors, perhaps hungry for closure, ponied up the cash to bankroll a movie, raising $ 2 million in (pant, pant) under 12 hours on the way to $ 5.7 million. That may be chump change to Warner Bros., which owns the rights to “Veronica Mars” (and threw in more money), but the campaign makes a nice story even if legions of fans will be paying a multinational corporation dearly to see an old friend. As of Friday, the movie will be in some theaters but also a video on demand, so for $ 14.99 or $ 19.99 in HD — about twice an average movie ticket — they and everyone else can watch it the way that it should be seen: on TV.

That the theatrical release feels like a wrong move isn’t about the nominal limitations of television, but rather its strengths. The original series hasn’t aged; rather, like all good TV it feels perfectly preserved, like a butterfly in amber. That’s principally because of the timeless righteousness of Veronica, who embodies the struggle of right over wrong and who, with wit and charmingly breezy cool, fights the mean girls and boys, the Botoxed queens and murderous kings of her neo-Versailles.

Yet while Veronica walks and talks the hard-boiled line she can be a soft touch. With her father, Keith (Enrico Colantoni, back too), she takes on cases for pay but also because she cares. Like Buffy Summers, her sister in bantam blond awesomeness, Veronica was born to do this.

Specifically, she was born to do this once upon a time week after week, with introductory teasers, a wry voice-over, narrative complications and those mini-cliffhangers called act outs or act breaks that precede commercials. The movie is something of an advertisement for itself in some franchise form or another, and while it doesn’t exactly have act outs, Mr. Thomas, who wrote and directed, remains fond of mini-climaxes.

A Local Girl Who Made It Returns http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/14/movies/veronica-mars-returns-on-the-big-screen-this-time.html

One of These Frogs Is Extremely Dangerous

One of These Frogs Is Extremely Dangerous By MEKADO MURPHY , 2014-03-16

For ‘Muppets Most Wanted,’ Kermit’s Evil Twin

When Disney revitalized the “Muppets” movie franchise in 2011, it added a new member  to the family, a somewhat clueless puppet named Walter. Now“Muppets Most Wanted,” scheduled for release on March 21, also introduces a fresh character.

But this new Muppet looks a lot like an old one. With a signature mole and a sinister smirk, the Russian villain Constantine uses his Kermit-like looks to infiltrate the Muppet clan. Neither a lover nor a dreamer, Constantine is described in the movie as the “world’s No. 1 criminal” and is more dangerous than viewers might think. The film’s director James Bobin said that Constantine grew out of his admiration for both 1960s caper flicks and ’80s Russian movie bad guys. In writing the screenplay with Nicholas Stoller, Mr. Bobin wanted to incorporate each element.

“The most obvious idea we had was: What if Kermit, the most beloved Muppet character to many, had an evil doppelgänger?” he said, speaking by phone from Burbank, Calif. “We thought it was a funny premise.” What followed was a story that involved Constantine hatching a plan with his partner, Dominic Badguy (pronounced bad-GEE and played by Ricky Gervais) to switch places with Kermit and to steal the Crown Jewels. The filmmakers and puppeteers discussed what should be the fundamental differences and similarities between the two frogs. Here, Mr. Bobin and Matt Vogel, Constantine’s puppeteer, comment on those facets.

 One of These Frogs Is Extremely Dangerous http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/16/movies/for-muppets-most-wanted-kermits-evil-twin.html