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The Lego Movie 2 Gets A Title And Director

25 February 2015 1:14 AM, PST | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

The follow-up to the insanely popular The Lego Movie is expected to hit our screen in 2018, and while original directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller won't be at the helm second time, their presence will still be felt as they are handling scripting duties on the sequel, which has been confirmed as being called The Lego Movie Sequel. Warner Bros. have also announced first time feature director Rob Schrab will be taking control of Emmett and his colourful brick world. Well known as the creator of the cult comic book Scud: The Disposable Assassin, Schrab has also worked as director on t.v. shows such as Community, The Mindy Project, and The Sarah Silverman Program, and wrote animated movie Monster House. He has a background very similar to Lord and Miller, which should make him a good fit for the project and the pairs humour. We have two more Lego »

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Michael Keaton: his 10 greatest screen characters

24 February 2015 6:48 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

From Batman to Birdman and everything in between, we take a look at Michael Keaton's top 10 most memorable roles...

Sometimes, the Oscars have a tendency of giving out awards to actors who are seen to have paid their dues, perhaps not for the best performance of that year or even for the particular actor's own best performance, but to recognise past work. Michael Keaton is not the most likely of these, but this could be why some speculated that he was an early favourite for this year's Best Actor award, for his performance in Birdman.

The later frontrunner Eddie Redmayne rightfully and very graciously wound up taking it home for his work as Stephen Hawking in The Theory Of Everything, though Birdman went on to take home the main prize for Best Picture and a number of other major awards.

It would hardly have been a major upset if »

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The Big Problem With Setting The Lego Movie 2 Four Years In The Future

23 February 2015 3:49 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

We.ve heard a great deal about The Lego Batman Movie, how it.ll explore whether Will Arnett.s Dark Knight can find happiness or not, and how it.ll incorporate all the iterations of the Bat. But now let.s turn our attention to The Lego Movie 2. After the box-office success of the first film, the Chris Miller and Phil Lord hit has a sequel scheduled for May 25, 2018. While we.re still waiting to hear more about plot details, it looks like Miller and Lord already have some kinks in how to approach one very important aspect of the sequel. During an interview with The Lego Movie writer/directors, Coming Soon inquired about the plans to have The Lego Movie 2 kick off four years after the first one ended - an introduced an interesting conundrum to the project. In order to pull off this time jump, it »

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Hollywood Got Lego Oscars Last Night, And Maybe You Can Too

23 February 2015 12:16 PM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

If you didn't watch the 87th Academy Awards last night, you should at least watch the live performance of "Everything is Awesome" from The Lego Movie. The musical duo Tegan & Sara and the comedic hip-hop trio The Lonely Island took to the stage with an energetic and colorful performance that even had Will Arnett as Lego Batman and Questlove as Robin on the drums. And during that number, a whole bunch of dancers handed out Lego Oscar statues to some of Hollywood's biggest names in the audience, such as Oprah Winfrey, Emma Stone, Steve Carell and more. And you may be able to get your own. Look! First of all, here's some great moments captured of the building block Oscar in the crowd: .@Oprah was very excited about her Lego Oscar! #Oscars2015 pic.twitter.com/kSioNKd05Z— Variety (@Variety) February 23, 2015 Watch Emma Stone gracefully accept her Lego #Oscar: http://t. »

- Ethan Anderton

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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux Win the Oscar For Most Publicly Affectionate Duo

23 February 2015 12:01 PM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Of all the gorgeous couples to step out for the Oscars on Sunday night, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux were easily the most affectionate duo of the bunch. They could barely keep their hands off each other throughout the night, sticking close on the red carpet and in their seats, but it was at the Vanity Fair afterparty where Jen and Justin really took their Pda to a new level. Even though they took time out to mingle solo - Justin linked up with Will Arnett, while Jennifer chatted with Selena Gomez and Naomi Watts and got playful with Isla Fisher's baby bump - the engaged pair spent most of their time at the bash just cuddling up and being supercute together. When is this wedding happening? Keep reading to see more photos of Jen and Justin's Pda-filled night at the Academy Awards. »

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Will Arnett Performs 'Lego Batman' Song at Oscars 2015

23 February 2015 11:33 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

One of the more memorable performances during last night's 87th Oscars telecast was the Oscar-nominated song "Everything is Awesome" from The Lego Movie, performed by Tegan and Sara, Andy Samberg and The Lonely Island. The performance had a number of other surprise guests, including QuestLove from The Roots, The Lego Movie composer and Devo singer Mark Mothersbaugh and even Batman himself, as portrayed by Will Arnett.

Of course, Will Arnett voiced Batman in The Lego Movie, but he actually sang a few lines from his hilarious Batman song in the movie called "Untitled Self Portrait," which was intertwined with "Everything Is Awesome." The "Untitled Self Portrait" song could be heard in the Batwing during Batman's introduction in The Lego Movie. After the performance, The Lego Movie director Chris Miller revealed that the actor actually wore Val Kilmer's Batman suit from the 1995 movie Batman Forever during the Oscars.

While the »

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Will Arnett Performs 'Lego Batman' Song at Oscars 2015

23 February 2015 11:33 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

One of the more memorable performances during last night's 87th Oscars telecast was the Oscar-nominated song "Everything is Awesome" from The Lego Movie, performed by Tegan and Sara, Andy Samberg and The Lonely Island. The performance had a number of other surprise guests, including QuestLove from The Roots, The Lego Movie composer and Devo singer Mark Mothersbaugh and even Batman himself, as portrayed by Will Arnett.

Of course, Will Arnett voiced Batman in The Lego Movie, but he actually sang a few lines from his hilarious Batman song in the movie called "Untitled Self Portrait," which was intertwined with "Everything Is Awesome." The "Untitled Self Portrait" song could be heard in the Batwing during Batman's introduction in The Lego Movie. After the performance, The Lego Movie director Chris Miller revealed that the actor actually wore Val Kilmer's Batman suit from the 1995 movie Batman Forever during the Oscars.

While the »

- MovieWeb

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Oscars 2015: The snubs and surprises of the 87th Academy Awards

23 February 2015 8:59 AM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris jumpstarted the 87th Academy Awards last night with a musical number that included dancing stormtroopers. Immediately, his showmanship won over the crowd, but quickly, his charms started wearing thin, delivering weak jokes to an unreceptive crowd. Where was his writer from the Tonys’ ceremony? We wanted that Nph. 

Lady Gaga proved her pipes, singing a medley of The Sound of Music songs in celebration of the iconic musical. The Little Monsters must have been surprised by her Disney princess dress and hair. The queen of film musicals, Julie Andrews, appeared on stage after the tribute to The Sound of Music, which of course demanded a standing ovation from the crowd.

Twelve continuous years of filmmaking wasn’t enough for Richard Linkater’s Boyhood to own the 87th Academy Awards. Instead the illusionary “one take” Birdman stole the show from under the American director, banking Oscars for Best Picture, »

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Oscars ceremony reactions: Cheers for Lady Gaga, boos for Joan Rivers snub, both for Neil Patrick Harris

23 February 2015 7:36 AM, PST | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

In Hollywood, our forum posters are respected and feared in equal measures for their strongly worded opinions. They did not hold back when watching the Oscars, which sparked strong responses in our forums -- everything from "wow, they actually got it right this year" to "ho-hum" to "What were they thinking." Below, just a small taste of the delicious dish they served up over the three plus hours of the ceremony. Read more and have your say here. -Break- Oscars: Complete list of winners Pieman1994: Off to a good start. MissingLink: I agree, I just hope that is it for singing and dancing. nycguy: They gotta stop hiring these horrid producers. Pieman1994: Everything is awesome, especially that performance. 24Emmy: They put a lot of work into that number. Will Arnett Batman cameo, Lego Oscars, and a dancing possum. ThemeParks4Life: That performance rocked, hoping it wins! Eddy Q: Hmmm, »

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Will Arnett Wore A Piece Of Batman History At The Oscars

23 February 2015 7:03 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Tegan and Sara.s "Everything Is Awesome" Oscars performance was the craziest moment from one of the dullest awards ceremonies of recent memory. The duo got up on the Oscars stage on Sunday to perform their hit, Oscar-nominated song from The Lego Movie, and they weren.t alone. While there were a ton of dancers, Questlove and an "awesome possum," you might have missed Will Arnett. But you definitely didn.t miss what he was wearing. You saw the man in the Val Kilmer-inspired Batman suit, right? He was standing next to Questlove rockin. out on a guitar. According to Chris Miller, who co-directed The Lego Movie with Phil Lord, that was Arnett. He revealed this fun fact on Twitter during the show. Fun Fact: @arnettwill was wearing Val Kilmer's Batman suit from Batman Forever. Really. #EverythingIsAwesome #Oscars. Chris Miller (@chrizmillr) February 23, 2015 Arnett voiced Batman to hilarious effect »

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Watch The Amazing Performance Of Everything Is Awesome From The Oscars 2015

23 February 2015 5:05 AM, PST | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Prepare to have Everything is Awesome stuck in your head again, as last night's Oscars played host to a massive performance by Tegan and Sara, with The Lonely Island along for the ride, of The Lego Movie's unbelievably catchy ear worm. It may not received an Oscar nod for Best Animated Film, but all the stops were pulled out for its sole nomination, Best Song. It may have lost to Selma's Glory, but you can't deny this performance, including dancing construction workers and Will Arnett in a Batman suit, is, indeed, awesome. »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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Will Arnett Sings Some Of His Batman Song From The Lego Movie At The Oscars

23 February 2015 4:00 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Many people were not happy that the brilliant The Lego Movie wasn't nominated for best animated feature at this year's Oscars, but we did get a rousing rendition of "Everything Is Awesome", which was nominated for (but didn't win) best original song. The full performance was... okay? What made it special was Will Arnett appearing on-stage dressed as the Caped Crusader to sing a couple of lines from the hilarious Batman song ("Untitled Self Portrait") that can be heard blaring from the Batwing when the character is introduced in the film. Plus, as you can see from Chris Miller's tweet below, he was was actually wearing Val Kilmer's costume from Batman Forever. As cool as this was, I can't help wishing they managed to persuade Michael Keaton to get up there too. Oscars2015 : La chanson "Everything is awesome... by tuxboard Fun Fact: @arnettwill was wearing Val Kilmer »

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Oscars 2015: 13 of the best and worst moments from this year's awards

23 February 2015 2:25 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The Academy Awards are over for another year, and it was a somewhat less predictable, more feisty show than we're used to, with winners making political statements and striking back against the widely-dreaded 'get off the stage' music.

But there was plenty of groan-worthy moments to get worked up about alongside the fun, and for those of you who are mentally stable enough not to have watched the entire thing live, we've picked out 13 of the night's highs and lows.

1. Pawel Pawlikowski defeats the play-off orchestra - Best

If you apply traditional rules of narrative to the Oscars, the protagonists and antagonists are pretty clear. Our plucky heroes are the bright-eyed, breathless winners, and the villain of the piece is without question that malevolent orchestra that's always cutting their speeches short. In 2013, they even played the Jaws music, just in case you needed further proof.

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2015 Oscars: The Best, Worst, and Weirdest Moments

23 February 2015 1:13 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

After a long awards season, the 2015 Academy Awards finally arrived! While the night was filled with sure things and guarantees, there were still enough surprises and heart-felt speeches to make it a fun evening for everyone, and to remind us why the Oscars is the most prestigious awards show.

News: Oscars 2015: The Complete Winners List

From Neil Patrick Harris creating the best Oscar opening in recent memory to John Travolta making everyone feel uncomfortable, here are the best, the worst, and the weirdest moments from this year’s Academy Awards!

The Best

Neil Patrick HarrisPerfect Opening Number

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A whole “Best” list could be made just from Nph’s epic opening song and dance number. While the rest of his time as host was a little shaky, his big, bombastic intro should be enough to redeem his efforts in the annals of Oscar history.

Benedict Cumberbatch Is Amazing All The Time

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Watch: ‘Everything is Awesome’ at the Oscars Thanks to Will Arnett’s Batman and Oprah

22 February 2015 10:40 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Lego Movie” might’ve been snubbed in the Oscars’ Best Animated Film category, but the performance of its catchy theme song, “Everything is Awesome,” certainly livened up the plodding ceremony. Tegan and Sara and The Lonely Island took the stage with a bevy of construction workers, cowboys and an awesome possum to share their enthusiasm — even getting Oprah in on the action with an Oscar statue made of Lego blocks.

An unexpected highlight of the performance came from Will Arnett (who provided the voice of Batman in the animated blockbuster) when he appeared in the Batsuit for an interlude of the Caped Crusader’s dark and brooding heavy metal song from the film. And even though “Everything is Awesome” lost the Best Song gong to “Selma’s” emotional “Glory,” it certainly made for one of the most memorable moments of the night.

Watch the surreal performance below:

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The 'Everything Is Awesome' Performance at the Oscars was...Awesome! (Especially That Oprah Cameo)

22 February 2015 10:05 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Revenge isn’t best served cold. It’s best served awesome.

The Lego Movie may have been (inexcusably, unexplainably, unforgivably) snubbed in the Best Animated Feature category, but the movie still left its mark on the Academy Awards, with an awesome, everything-and-the-lego-cowboys-too performance.

Since the movie’s theme song, “Everything Is Awesome,” did earn a nomination in the Best Original Song category, Tegan and Sara and The Lonely Island got to take the stage and perform amid dancing construction workers, astronauts, and at least one giant furry critter.

News: Here are the best moments from Neil Patrick Harris’ opening number!

Plus, there were a few special cameos. Like Will Arnett as Batman:

Yes, that really is Arnett under that Lego batsuit! He voiced him in the movie -- and will voice him again in a spinoff -- but we weren’t expecting him to be jamming on the guitar tonight, so that was »

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'Glory' Wins Best Original Song at Oscars, Brings Cast to Tears

22 February 2015 8:32 PM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

"Glory," the emotional musical centerpiece about the civil rights movement from Selma, bested "Everything Is Awesome" (The Lego Movie), "Grateful" (Beyond the Lights), "Lost Stars" (Begin Again) and "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" (Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me) to win Best Original Song at the Academy Awards.

As images of the civil rights movement and the march on Selma appeared in the background, Common and John Legend performed the song shortly before their win. A chorus joined the duo onstage, slowly marching in lockstep to simulate civil rights protestors. David Oyelowo, »

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Oscars 2015: The full list of winners!

22 February 2015 8:26 PM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

That’s a wrap on awards season!

From those predictable winners (we’re looking at you, J.K. Simmons), and Will Arnett’s scene-stealing Batman in the “Everything is Awesome” number to  the fashionable red carpet couples and the tears we’re still shedding over Robin Williams in the gorgeous In Memorium reel, the Oscars have come and gone for another year. 

Neil Patrick Harris’ hosting skills may have fallen flat at times, but Patricia Arquette’s impassioned acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actress had the entire audience on their feet, including fellow nominee Meryl Streepwho jumped out of her seat in a show of support worthy of another Oscar nomination.  Whiplash and The Grand Budapest Hotel were the night’s top winners, but it was Birdman that took home the top prize of Best Picture.

From The Imitation Game to The Theory of Everything, check out the complete list of »

- Rachel West

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Everything We Thought Was Awesome About the Oscars Lego Movie Performance

22 February 2015 7:30 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

"Everything Is Awesome," a.k.a. this year's answer to 2014's "Happy," is going to be in your head Monday morning. It's yet another thing you'll have in common with Oprah Winfrey. Tegan and Sara and The Lonely Island took the stage at Sunday's Academy Awards to perform the contagious The Lego Movie sing-along, which is nominated for Best Original Song. Naturally, awesome-ness ensued. Tegan and Sara were exactly as awesome as you expected.As were the The Lonely Island guys.In keeping with the theme, Lego versions of the Oscar statue were handed out in the audience. 'You get a Lego statue! »

- Alison Schwartz, @alisonbrooke

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Oscar Performance: ‘Lego Movie’ Nominated Song ‘Everything Is Awesome’ Sung by Lonely Island, Tegan and Sara (Video)

22 February 2015 7:09 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Anytime a song from an animated film is in contention for an Oscar, the telecast is challenged with staging it in real life. For “The Lego Movie’s” rousing hit “Everything Is Awesome,” they tapped some “SNL” gems, indie rockers and a spoof-tacular Batman. The Lonely Island — aka Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone — joined Tegan and Sara in singing and rapping the track, music and lyrics by Shawn Patterson. They were joined onstage by Will Arnett dressed as Batman (whom he voiced in “Lego Movie”) with Questlove of “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon” decked out as sidekick Robin. »

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