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Minecraft: Story Mode – The Complete Adventure comes to Nintendo Switch

Mojang and Telltale Games have announced that North American Nintendo Switch owners can now enjoy Minecraft: Story Mode – The Complete Adventure, with a European release set to follow on August 25th.

In Minecraft: Story Mode, players embark on a perilous adventure across the Overworld, through the Nether, to the End, and beyond. While attempting to enter EnderCon and meet Gabriel the Warrior, Jesse and friends discover that something is wrong… something dreadful. Terror is unleashed, forcing Jesse to set out on a quest to find The Order of the Stone in hopes of saving the world from oblivion.

Minecraft: Story Mode – The Complete Adventure features an all-star cast, including Patton Oswalt as male Jesse, Catherine Taber as female Jesse, Brian Posehn, Ashley Johnson, Scott Porter, Martha Plimpton, Dave Fennoy, Corey Feldman, Billy West, John Hodgman, Paul Reubens, Sean Astin, Jim Meskimen, Melissa Hutchison, Yvette Nicole Brown, Jim Cummings, Kari Wahlgren,
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Watch 7 Movie Stars Do Hilarious Robert De Niro Impressions

Watch 7 Movie Stars Do Hilarious Robert De Niro Impressions
With Dirty Grandpa, we may have officially reached the point where a Robert De Niro impression is guaranteed to be more enjoyable than a Robert De Niro performance. Fortunately, the indisputable fact that he's one of the most iconic actors in movie history means that there's a ton of imitators out there.

If the man behind Travis Bickle, Jake La Motta and young Vito Corleone isn't quite as common a target as Christopher Walken or Al Pacino, that's only because he's a little bit harder to get right (watch the
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New Big Bang Theory Season 9,Premiere Episode 1 Official Spoilers,Description Revealed By CBS

Recently, CBS served up the new, official synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "The Big Bang Theory" premiere episode 1 of season 9. The episode is entitled, "The Matrimonial Momentum," and it turns out that we're going to see some very interesting stuff go down when Leonard reveals to Penny that he kissed another girl on the North Sea, and more! In the new, 1st episode press release: After Leonard Confesses He Kissed Another Girl On The North Sea, Penny Must Decide If She Wants To Go Through With The Wedding, On The Ninth Season Premiere Of "The Big Bang Theory." Press release number 2: After driving to Vegas to get married, Penny will struggle with Leonard's confession that he kissed another girl. Also, Sheldon will not know how to act after Amy pushes pause on their relationship, on the ninth season premiere of The Big Bang Theory. Guest stars feature: Jim Meskimen
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Pop Adds SoulPancake’s ‘Impress Me’ Series To Cable TV Channel

Pop will soon have new programming taken straight from Rainn Wilson’s YouTube channel SoulPancake. The cable network previously known as TV Guide Network has picked up the Impress Me web series for distribution on Pop’s linear TV channel.

Created by Ben Shelton, Impress Me follows Ross Marquand (The Walking Dead, Mad Men) and Jim Meskimen (Parks and Recreation) in a fictional setting as they try to transition from celebrity impressionists to serious actors. Future guest stars will include well-known faces such as Angela Kinsey, Josh Groban, and “Weird Al” Yankovic.

Pop will release the six episodes of Impress Me which previously debuted on SoulPancake, along with seven entirely new, never-seen episodes. The show will be released after the time slot currently occupied by Pop’s first original scripted series Schitt’s Creek, acquired from Canada’s CBC network.

“We discovered this gem of a show on YouTube from
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Pop Picks Up Rainn Wilson-Produced YouTube Comedy ‘Impress Me’

Pop is adding to its scripted comedy menu by ordering new episodes of the YouTube series “Impress Me,” from Rainn Wilson’s SoulPancake banner.

Series created by Ben Shelton stars celebrity impressionists Ross Marquand and Jim Meskimen, who are struggling to transform themselves into dramatic actors. Guest shots in the episodes include Angela Kinsey, Erika Christiansen, Josh Groban, Matt Jones and Weird Al Yankovic.

Pop has picked up six episodes that already aired on Wilson’s SoulPancake YouTube channel, and it has ordered seven more installments. “Impress Me” will bow March 18 in the 10:30 p.m. slot behind Pop’s other new comedy, “Schitt’s Creek.”

Pop prexy Brad Schwartz said “Impress Me” was a good fit with the cable network’s new spin on pop culture-centric programming as it “captures the spirit of celebrity fandom with a ton of heart.”

“This show is about more than two talented celebrity impressionists.
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Sr Geek Picks: Major Movie Bloopers, Scientific Baby Got Back & More

Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find the top 10 TV housekeepers; 73 questions with Daniel Radcliffe; Alison Brie as Muffy the Vampire Slayer; and what it would look like if Michael Bay directed Up. All that and more on this edition of Sr’s Geek Picks!

To kick things off today, Flavorwire has a look Behind the Scenes of Robert De Niro’s Greatest Movies

If you have any Geek Picks of your own, please send them to srgeekpicks(at)gmail(dot)com and you could be featured in a future post!

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In Memory of Robin Williams, A Poem by Jim Meskimen

Robin got his TV start on Happy Days, which was the show my mom, Marion Ross was on for 11 seasons. So I watched the rise ...

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‘Aladdin's’ Genie Voice Actor Performs Tribute to Robin Williams (Video)

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‘Aladdin's’ Genie Voice Actor Performs Tribute to Robin Williams (Video)
Voice talent Jim Meskimen was touched by the loss of Robin Williams in a unique and personal way. Since 2008, he has been the voice of Disney's Genie character from “Aladdin,” having voiced him in a series of Disney video games. Williams, of course, famously brought the Genie to life in the original Disney classic. Also read: Robin Williams to Live On as Character in ‘World of Warcraft’ Virtual World The character is one of Williams’ signature performances, leading Meskimen to wonder if he should continue voicing the character now that the actor who originated him has died. In a video tribute to.
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SoulPancake’s First TV-Length Sitcom Spotlights ‘The Impression Guys’

My Damn Channel isn't the only online video hub dabbling in TV-length production. Rainn Wilson's YouTube channel is the home of The Impression Guys, a half-hour sitcom about a pair of celebrity impressionists who don't want to do impressions anymore. The two stars of The Impression Guys are Jim Meskimen and Ross Marquand, who play fictionalized versions of themselves. True to life, Meskimen portrays a veteran impressionist who acts as mentor to Marquand, a younger actor best known for a single video. In the first episode, Jim and Ross unveil their 12 step plan through which they will transition from impressionists to serious dramatic actors. The Impression Guys is written and directed by Ben Shelton, who has previously worked on SoulPancake projects like The Flip Side. Shelton's script is a strong one, though it's at its best when Meskimen and Marquand are given room to chatter back and forth. Of course,
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Frozen Wins Big at the 41st Annie Awards

Frozen Wins Big at the 41st Annie Awards
Walt Disney Animation's Frozen took top honors as Best Animated Feature at the 41st Annual Annie Awards held Saturday, February 1 at UCLA's Royce Hall. The Best Animated Special Production was awarded to Chipotle Scarecrow (Chipotle Creative Department, Moonbot Studios); Best Animated Short Subject Get a Horse (Walt Disney Animation Studios); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial Despicable Me 2 (Cinemark-Illumination Entertainment/Universal); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Preschool Children Disney Sofia the First (Disney Television Animation); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Children's Audience Adventure Time (Cartoon Network Studios); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production Futurama (20th Century Fox Television); Best Animated Video Game The Last of Us (Naughty Dog); and Best Student Film Wedding Cake (Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg - Viola Baier, Iris Frisch).

Often a predictor of the annual Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, the Annie Awards honor overall excellence as well as individual achievement in
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‘Frozen’ took top honors as Best Animated Feature

Walt Disney Animation’s ‘Frozen’ took top honors as Best Animated Feature at the 41st Annual Annie Awards held Saturday, February 1 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The Best Animated Special Production was awarded to ‘Chipotle Scarecrow’ (Chipotle Creative Department, Moonbot Studios); Best Animated Short Subject ‘Get A Horse!’ (Walt Disney Animation Studios); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial ‘Despicable Me 2’ (Cinemark-Illumination Entertainment/Universal); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Preschool Children ‘Disney Sofia the First’ (Disney Television Animation); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Children’s Audience ‘Adventure Time’ (Cartoon Network Studios); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production ‘Futurama’ (20th Century Fox Television); Best Animated Video Game ‘The Last of Us’ (Naughty Dog); and Best Student Film ‘Wedding Cake’ (Filmakademie Baden- Wuerttemberg – Viola Baier, Iris Frisch). Often a predictor of the annual Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, the Annie Awards honor overall excellence as well as
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Frozen Wins Best Animated Feature At 41st Annual Annie Awards

Walt Disney Animation’s ‘Frozen’ took top honors as Best Animated Feature at the 41st Annual Annie Awards held Saturday, February 1 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The Best Animated Special Production was awarded to ‘Chipotle Scarecrow’ (Chipotle Creative Department, Moonbot Studios); Best Animated Short Subject ‘Get A Horse!’ (Walt Disney Animation Studios); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial ‘Despicable Me 2′ (Cinemark-Illumination Entertainment/Universal); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Preschool Children ‘Disney Sofia the First’ (Disney Television Animation); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Children’s Audience ‘Adventure Time’(Cartoon Network Studios); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production ‘Futurama’ (20th Century Fox Television); Best Animated Video Game ‘The Last of Us’ (Naughty Dog); and Best Student Film ‘Wedding Cake’(Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg - Viola Baier, Iris Frisch).

Often a predictor of the annual Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, the Annie Awards honor overall excellence as well as
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'America's Got Talent': Cami Bradley and Timber Brown steal the show

Time for Week 4 of "America's Got Talent's" Season 8 live shows, which featured a couple very strong acts.

Just for the record, we weren't able to recap last week because of a work committment, but we were disappointed that illusionist Leon Etienne & Romy Low and comedian Jim Meskimen were eliminated. If there's a wild card show, we hope they come back. But good for Chicago Boyz and Jonathan Allen.

Anyway, on to tonight's acts. The stand-outs for us were Timber Brown and Cami Bradley. Brown is very talented and very Las Vegas. Bradley isn't so much Vegas, but she's a good singer and her rendition of "Do You Believe in Life After Love" was great.

The audience seemed to really like Taylor Williamson, though we didn't find him that funny. Jimmy Rose we're torn on -- the audience loved him and he got the pimp spot, but the actual tone
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‘America’s Got Talent’ Elimination Recap: 8 More Acts Pack Their Bags

Four acts made their way to the semi-finals while eight others said goodbye to ‘America’s Got Talent’ for good on the Aug. 7 elimination episode. Did your favorite(s) make it through?

Even though we’ve already been through three rounds of this elimination process, America’s Got Talent continues to shock us every week. Eight acts were once again sent home and four acts moved on to the semi-finals in the Aug. 7 results show. To cushion the blow, we were treated to an amazing performance of Jason Derulo‘s “The Other Side.”

Say Sayonara To Eight More Acts

The first elimination round consisted of snake wrangler David “The Cobra Kid” Weathers, the Aerosphere Aerial Balloon Show and illusionists Leon Etienne & Romy Lowe. It was no surprise that all three acts were sent packing.

Next up was the American Military Spouses Choir, brother-sister duo Brandon & Savannah, and the dog act Kelsey & Bailey.
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‘America’s Got Talent’ Recap: Chicago Boyz Take Over The Competition

The third round of 12 talents competing for a place in the semi-finals on ‘America’s Got Talent’ raised the stakes on the Aug. 6 episode. Some of the performances were total game-changers and left us clamoring for more!

Who knew America had so much talent! The Aug. 6 live episode re-introduced us to some of our favorite acts and made it known that this is by far the best season of America’s Got Talent yet. Only four acts will move on to the semi-finals, and we’re already mentally — and emotionally — preparing for tomorrow’s results after Alexandr Magala’s shocking elimination on the July 31 episode. As always, we here at HollywoodLife.com have picked our top five favorites from this week’s episode.

Top 5 Performances From Aug. 6

5. Jim Meskimen

While we’ve already seen Angela Hoover try the impressions routine in last week’s round of competitors, Jim takes it to a whole new level.
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'America's Got Talent' semi-finalists: Special Head, Collins Key headed to Radio City Music Hall

"America's Got Talent" narrowed down the acts in Las Vegas in a two-part episode on Tuesday (July 16) and Wednesday this week. There was a group of acts that were advanced immediately in Las Vegas without having to perform, then some that were eliminated right away. But the majority of acts performed again and were then either advanced or cut.

Check out the acts in our photo gallery here.

The acts that advanced immediately were:

3Penny Chorus and Orchestra, chorus/orchestra

Aerial Ice, ice skating acrobats

Aerosphere, acrobats

Alexandra the Great, escape artist

The American Military Spouses Choir, chorus

Angela Hoover, comedian/impressionist

Anna Christine, child singer

Bailey the Dancing Dog, dancing dog act

Branden James, opera singer

Catapult Entertainment, shadow dancers

Chicago Boyz, acrobatic dancers

Dave Shirley, comedian

David the Cobra Kid, reptile handler

Fresh Faces, child dance group

Innovative Force, acrobats

Jim Meskimen, comedian

Jimmy Rose, singer

Kenichi Ebina,
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‘America’s Got Talent’ Recap: 212 Green Rocks Out To Adele

There’s only one more show left until Howie, Howard, Mel B, and Heidi take their chosen talents to Las Vegas for another round of auditions. The July 9 episode continued to bring great talents that are sure to make it far in the competition.

The pressure is on in the last rounds of auditions before Las Vegas, and this week’s talent didn’t disappoint. Even though Howie Mandel was fashionably late to auditions, the July 9 episode of America’s Got Talent included incredible voices, nerve-wracking acts, and made us swear Robert De Niro was in the room!

Top 5 Performances For July 9

5. Jimmy Rose: The Country Crooning Hero

This 32-year-old Marine Corps veteran and former coal miner made our hearts melt as he crooned to an original song. This Kentucky native showed what old school country music is all about. The song was so touching and sweet. We want more songs from Jimmy!
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Irrational Reveals The Full Voice Cast For 'Bioshock Infinite'

Troy Baker will be playing Booker while Courtnee Draper takes on the role of Elizabeth as Irrational lays out the "Mass Effect," "Kingdom Hearts II," and "Sealab 2021" vets among the cast portraying the heroes and villains of "Bioshock Infinite."

You can find the full cast list after the jump.

The coolest thing about this cast list is that it's populated by veteran voice actors and not simply sprinkled liberally with television and film actors putting in a couple of hours in the booth. "Dishonored" had a great cast of performers turning in one of the more uninspired collection of voice overs in recent memory.

Troy Baker

(Final Fantasy Xiii, Catherine, Red Faction: Guerilla, Brothers In Arms, Batman: Arkham City)

as Booker DeWitt

Courtnee Draper

(Surf’s Up, Ponyo, and Kingdom Hearts II)

as Elizabeth

Jennifer Hale

(Mass Effect, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic)

as Rosalind Lutece

Oliver Vaquer

(Dexter,
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Five Incredible Christopher Walken Impressions on YouTube

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Five Incredible Christopher Walken Impressions on YouTube
If you're not in the mood to buy a Halloween costume this year, we suggest you spend the next two weeks mastering the ne plus ultra of celebrity impressions: the sputtering, ornamented, bewildering semantics of Seven Psychopaths star Christopher Walken. (This way, you don't even have to buy a costume; just comb your hair back and walk funny.) We did some scouring on YouTube for the best examples. Jay Mohr aside, here are our five favorite Christopher Walken impressions.Anthony Ahern, on Australian TV show The Wedge, cooks a chicken (although where have we seen that before?). Impressionist Jim Meskimen gets philosophical. Comedian Craig Gass talks dance (as Walken, who, if you'll remember, is quite the dancer). You may or may not know that Kevin Pollak has mastered "The Walken" ... ... but did you know Titus Welliver (The Man in Black! From Lost!) was up to the challenge?
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Rango Receives Best Animated Feature Award At 39th Annual Annie Awards

Paramount Pictures ‘Rango‘ took top honors as the Best Animated Feature at the 39th Annual Annie Awards, Saturday, February 4, at UCLA’s Royce Hall. With the expanded list of categories from 25 to 28, and the addition of two new categories – Editing and Best Animated Special Production - this year’s show honored more nominees than in the past. Also new to the ceremony was the live streaming of the event at www.annieawards.org/watch-it-live. The complete list of winners can be viewed at www.annieawards.org. The newly created ‘Member’s Favorite’ award voted on by the entire Asifa-Hollywood community also went to ‘Rango.’

Newcomer Minkyu Lee’s ‘Adam and Dog’ won for Best Short Subject while Psyop’s Twinings ‘Sea’ was selected Best Television Commercial. ‘The Simpsons’ took Best Animated TV Production and Shadow Planet Production’s ‘Insanely Twisted’ was selected as Best Video Game.

‘This was a great evening,
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Rango Wins Best Animated Feature at the 39th Annual Annie Awards

Rango Wins Best Animated Feature at the 39th Annual Annie Awards
Paramount Pictures Rango took top honors as the Best Animated Feature at the 39th Annual Annie Awards, Saturday, February 4, at UCLA's Royce Hall. With the expanded list of categories from 25 to 28, and the addition of two new categories - Editing and Best Animated Special Production - this year's show honored more nominees than in the past. The newly created 'Member's Favorite' award voted on by the entire Asifa-Hollywood community also went to Rango.

Newcomer Minkyu Lee's Adam and Dog won for Best Short Subject while Psyop's Twinings Sea was selected Best Television Commercial. The Simpsons took Best Animated TV Production and Shadow Planet Production's Insanely Twisted was selected as Best Video Game.

'This was a great evening, with a lot of fun and surprises," said Asifa-Hollywood President Frank Gladstone. "Annies went to a huge variety of individuals and studios. This goes directly to Asifa-Hollywood's vision of celebrating the best in animation across project,
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