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Honest posters for this year’s Oscar-nominated movies

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This year’s Oscar nominations are in, which means a ton of people are making parody posters for several of the nominated films.Below are just some of my personal favourites that I’ve found over at The Shiznit and at College Humor. Check out their sites to see more.

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Predicting the 2015 Oscar Nominees

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The Oscar nominations are nearly upon us! Can you feel the excitement in the air? I can tell you’re just buzzing. Perhaps you should be, because however small it is, the announcement of Thursday morning’s Oscar nominations will be a historic moment. All 24 categories, not just a select few, ...

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Week in Review: Fallout from the canceling of ‘The Interview’

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If you want to get the trades talking about something other than the Oscars for a little while, consider creating a giant controversy and terrorist conspiracy threat in which a Christmas Day comedy release is completely canceled and gets all of Hollywood calling the act a disgraceful injustice that effectively ...

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The Hype Cycle Week 6: The Long Road Ahead

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This week at the end of October is the point in the Oscar race where pundits begin spinning their wheels. The festivals are over, the critics’ awards haven’t started yet, and no new movies are arriving, leaving little to actually go on in terms of new predictions. Keep in mind, ...

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Week in Review: ‘No Jokes’ in DC movies

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We can debate all day which comic book hero is cooler: DC or Marvel? Superman or Spiderman? Justice League or The Avengers? Batman or anyone who isn’t cool enough to be Batman? But it’s no question that Marvel has a serious leg-up on DC in the movie business. Outside of ...

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Hey You Geeks!! Podcast# 32: Meh About Fall Movies

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Fall movie season is right around the corner. This week, we take a look through the slate of movies coming this Fall in search of anything exciting coming from the genre world. Unfortunately, the pickings are slim, with a few movies we’re excited about (Mockingjay, Birdman, The Zero Theorem, Interstellar), ...

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Watch Robin Williams accept his Oscar for ‘Good Will Hunting’

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With Good Will Hunting surprising audiences in 1997 with its genuine tenderness and sharp wit, the world got to see the dramatic side of Robin Williams that showed itself every now and then. His role of Dr. Sean Maguire, a compassionate yet flawed therapist who has a great deal in ...

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The Academy invites new members, changes Music Branch rules

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The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Thursday announced their annual crop of newly invited Academy members, a grand total of 271 industry individuals, many of whom were major nominees or players in 2013’s Oscar race. The list includes notables like Barkhad Abdi, Lupita Nyong’o, Michael Fassbender, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, ...

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Disney Blu-ray Round-up: ‘Frozen’

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Frozen is one of the highest-grossing animated films of all time, raking in over $1 billion worldwide in barely 4 months. If you ignore inflation or re-releases, it is the highest-grossing film from Walt Disney Animation Studios ever. A few weeks ago, it became the first of Disney’s (not Pixar’s) ...

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the winners for the 86th Academy Awards

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One of the most well-known awards for film are the Academy Awards. Better known as the Oscars, the awards have grown in stature over the years, with their choices becoming a point of discussion among many film fans in the lead up to, and following, the event. Previous winners have ...

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