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80s Nostalgia, Pirates! & Frankenweenies: Which Film Will Win The Oscar For Best Animated Feature?

February 24th, 2013 2:30pm EST
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Two years after winning this Oscar for Toy Story 3, Disney's back in the mix with not one, but two animated features amongst the five nominees in the category.

The studio will have better odds of winning -- but it's not a question of if one of their two films will win, it's a question of which one will win.

The clear choice here is Wreck-It Ralph, the highly nostagic story of a retro, 80s-style video game bad guy who just wants to be a good guy.

There should be little competition from the two Halloween-themed films: Tim Burton's lacking Frankenweenie and the equally 'meh' ParaNorman.

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Lincoln, Life Of Pi & Les Mis Lead 2013 Oscar Nominations (See Full List)

January 10th, 2013 10:13am EST
Lincoln
This year's Oscars host, Seth MacFarlane, was accompanied by actress Emma Stone Thursday morning to announce the nominees for the 85th annual Academy Awards.

Over 400 media representatives from around the world attended the 5:30am (Pacific) press conference to find out which films and stars are this year's cream of the crop.

Not surprisingly, Steven Spielberg's Abraham Lincoln biopic Lincoln led the pack with a whopping 12 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Daniel Day Lewis), and Best Director (Spielberg).

There were few surprises amongst this year's nominees, most notably ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'ParaNorman'

November 29th, 2012 10:00am EST
ParaNorman
Ever see dead people...in stop motion animation 3D? Then climb into the grave below and check out our review of the new to Blu-ray kid flick "ParaNorman" out now from Universal Home Entertainment. Review refuge lies below!

Title: "ParaNorman"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Voices of Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck

Director: Sam Fell & Chris Butler

Rating: PG

Runtime: 93 minutes

Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment

Website: www.UniversalHiDef.com

The Flick: "ParaNorman" actually starts off much more engaging then any kid flick of late, but eventually gets bo...
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2012 DVD & Blu-ray Holiday Gift Guide

November 22nd, 2012 8:00pm EST
Starpulse holiday gift guide
Hollywood has put out some great home entertainment releases over the past few months, and we have some suggestions for the film lover, TV fanatic, secret santa and more!

Not sure what to buy your picky uncle or reclusive sibling? Do you need something for the office grab bag? Check out our list of this season's must-have DVDs and Blu-ray discs...

FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

THE AVENGERS

The premium 4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack provides 5-unique ways to enjoy “Marvel’s The Avengers” (on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Copy and Digital Download of “Avengers Assembled” Music from and inspired by...
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Action Packed 'The Expendables 2' Debuts At Number One

August 20th, 2012 8:46am EDT
THe Expendables 2
Action star-filled "The Expendables 2" dominated the weekend box office, grossing $28.8 million during its opening weekend. It was a respectable dbut; however, the original film opened with $34.8 million in 2010.

Sylvester Stallone heads up the starring cast, which includes returning members Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, and Terry Crews, along with fellow '80s action icons Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris. Liam Hemsworth also stars.

Jeremy Renner's "The Bourne Legacy" dropped to number two, taking in $17 million. Animated film "ParaNorman" bowed in at number three with ...
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Anna Kendrick Is Pretty In Pink At 'ParaNorman' Premiere

August 6th, 2012 3:41pm EDT
Anna Kendrick
A red headed Anna Kendrick attended the "ParaNorman" Los Angeles premiere yesterday looking sweet in a pink metallic dress and strappy sandals.

Kendrick voices the character Courtney in the film about a misunderstood boy who can speak with the dead.

The "Twilight" actress stars in several upcoming films, including the police drama "End of Watch" and "Pitch Perfect" about a college freshman who is cajoled into joining an all-girls singing group that takse on their male rivals in a campus competition.

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