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Andy Samberg on '7 Days in Hell,' Mockumentaries and Threeways

Andy Samberg on '7 Days in Hell,' Mockumentaries and Threeways
The two men on the tennis court look exhausted, hitting the ball weakly over the net; one of them, the guy with the glorious mane of Andre Agassi hair, barely has enough energy to throw his racquet and yell obscenities at the judges. (His opponent, a young prodigy from the United Kingdom, merely slumps there with the same dimwitted expression on his face as he always does — think Andy Murray if he'd been dropped on his head as a baby.) For Aaron Williams, the former bad boy with the long flowing locks,
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Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2015: #23. Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s The Assassin

The Assassin

Director(s): Hou Hsiao-Hsien // Writer(s): Hou Hsiao-Hsien

T’ien-wen Chu Chinese auteur Hou Hsiao-Hsien has been steadily working since the early 1980’s, coming to great international acclaim in the 1990’s, winning the Jury Prize at Cannes for 1993’s The Puppermaster. His 1996 film Goodbye South, Goodbye was named by Cahiers du Cinema as one of the three best films of the 1990s, while his last completed feature was 2007’s Flight of the Red Balloon, starring Juliette Binoche. But it looks like, after years of waiting, 2015 will see the release of his martial arts epic, The Assassin. A project long in gestation, with initial scenes filming as way back as 2010, production on Hou Hsiao-Hsien casts his usual muse Shu Qi. Based on a short story, this about a female assassin during the Tang Dynasty (618-907 A.D.) who begins to question her loyalties
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5 Things to Know About Tennis Player Kei Nishikori

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5 Things to Know About Tennis Player Kei Nishikori
In what is being considered a stunning upset, a relatively unknown Japanese tennis player, Kei Nishikori, defeated the No.1 ranked Novak Djokovic in the 2014 U.S. Open tennis championship on Saturday - becoming the first Japanese man to reach a Grand Slam final in tennis history. So exactly who is this hot up-and-comer? We've compiled five things to know about the guy who just seriously shook up the tennis world. 1. He's not exactly new to the scene. Nishikori, 24, has been swinging a racket since he was just 5 years old in Japan, and was a junior champion player there before moving
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5 Things to Know About Tennis Player Kei Nishikori

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5 Things to Know About Tennis Player Kei Nishikori
In what is being considered a stunning upset, a relatively unknown Japanese tennis player, Kei Nishikori, defeated the No.1 ranked Novak Djokovic in the 2014 U.S. Open tennis championship on Saturday - becoming the first Japanese man to reach a Grand Slam final in tennis history. So exactly who is this hot up-and-comer? We've compiled five things to know about the guy who just seriously shook up the tennis world. 1. He's not exactly new to the scene. Nishikori, 24, has been swinging a racket since he was just 5 years old in Japan, and was a junior champion player there before moving
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Creative Arts Emmys 2014: Winners And Nominees

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series

(Winner) Allison Janney, “Masters of Sex

Margo Martindale, “The Americans

Diana Rigg, ‘Game of Thrones

Kate Mara, “House of Cards

Jane Fonda, “The Newsroom

Kate Burton, “Scandal

See Also: ‘True Detective,’ ‘Oitnb,’ Jimmy Fallon and Allison Janney Score at Creative Arts Emmys

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series

Boardwalk Empire

Francesca Paris, Department Head Hairstylist

Lisa Dellechiaie, Key Hairstylist

Therese Ducey, Key Hairstylist

(Winner) “Downton Abbey

Magi Vaughan, Department Head Hairstylist

Adam James Phillips, Key Hairstylist

Game Of Thrones

Kevin Alexander, Department Head Hairstylist

Candice Banks, Key Hairstylist

Rosalia Culora, Hairstylist

Gary Machin, Hairstylist

Nicola Mount, Hairstylist

Mad Men

Theraesa Rivers, Department Head Hairstylist

Arturo Rojas, Key Hairstylist

Valerie Jackson, Hairstylist

Ai Nakata, Hairstylist

The Originals

Colleen Labaff, Department Head Hairstylist

Kimberley Spiteri, Co-Department Head Hairstylist

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special

Dancing With The Stars

Mary Guerrero, Department Head Hairstylist

Kimi Messina,
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Blu-ray Review: ‘Superman vs. The Elite’ Delivers the Goods for Comic Fans

Chicago – It always takes a few minutes for viewers to adjust their eyes to the stiff, herky-jerky movements of characters in a direct-to-video animated film from DC Comics. “Superman vs. The Elite” opens with a cheeseball caricature of the Man of Steel headlining an outdated kiddie cartoon. It’s pretty silly, but at least the satirical characters are far more expressive than the “real” Superman once he rears his blandly noble head.

Yet as soon as I was ready to write off this seemingly disposable release, it won me over with its witty banter, topical themes and a villain who could prove to be a real showstopper if he was brought to the big screen. If Zack Snyder’s upcoming “Superman” reboot is a solid hit, then I suggest that studios consider Joe Kelly’s Action Comics yarn, “What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice & the American Way?” as source material for the sequel.
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Review: Superman vs. the Elite

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In the 1940s, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster produced a two-pager for Life that showed if the Man of Steel were alive, he’d grab Hitler and Mussolini and bring them to justice, saving countless millions of lives. A nice bit of wish fulfillment during World War II.

In the 1970s, comic book writers began exploring what it really means to have someone as powerful as Superman operating in a world much like ours. Writer Elliot S! Maggin was among the first to bring up this theme more than once and was followed in subsequent years by a variety of others, reflecting the different perspectives of the creators and tastes of the audiences.

Just in time for Action Comics’ 775th issue in 2001, Joe Kelly became the latest writer to tackle the concept. After all, the world’s problems — ethnic strife, religious warriors, belligerent regimes, and destruction of the eco-system – could
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Pauley Perrette Talks Superman Vs. the Elite

Pauley Perrette Talks Superman Vs. the Elite
Pauley Perrette voices Lois Lane in Superman vs. The Elite, debuting on Blu-ray and DVD June 12

Pauley Perrette has made a name for herself over the past nine years as Abby Scuito on the hit CBS series NCIS. The actress steps out of the real-life criminal world and into the animated superhero world in Superman Vs. the Elite, debuting on Blu-ray, Special Edition DVD, and DVD June 12. She voices the iconic Lois Lane in this DC Comics Premiere Movie, and the actress recently spoke about taking on the role. Here's what she had to say.

Was there any special personal significance for you to act in a Superman movie?

Pauley Perrette: When I was little, I think that I wanted Superman to be my boyfriend. So this is the next best thing. I get to pretend to be Superman's girlfriend. Although the older I've become, I've sort of
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The Atomic Skull Attacks in New Clip from Superman vs. The Elite

Check out a new clip and some new images from D.C. and Warner Bros.’ “Superman vs. The Elite”, the latest in their line of original animated movies based on D.C.’s characters. Basically, it’s the Batman/Superman original movie line for all the variety they offer. I wish they would do some other characters, but I guess Bats and Supes sells. In Superman Vs. The Elite, Superman’s effectiveness as a super hero comes into question when a new group of super powerful crusaders, known as “The Elite,” appear on the scene. As super heroes, the Elite know no bounds, and are more than willing to kill, even on a massive scale, to stop villainy — putting them on a collision course with the ever-ethical, yet preferably non-lethal Man of Steel. “Superman vs. The Elite” is directed by Michael Chang (“Batman: Brave and the Bold”), and is
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Superman Vs. the Elite 'You've Gone Too Far!' Blu-ray Clip

Superman Vs. the Elite 'You've Gone Too Far!' Blu-ray Clip
Warner Home Video has provided us with the fourth clip and four new photos from the upcoming animated adventure Superman Vs. the Elite, the latest DC Comics Premiere Movie debuting on Blu-ray and DVD June 12. Take a look at this scene where Superman (George Newbern) squares off with the Atomic Skull. You can also take a look at these photos featuring Atomic Skull, Lois Lane (Pauley Perrette), Jimmy Olsen (David Kaufman), Manchester Black (Robin Atkin Downes), and Coldcast (Catero Colbert).

You've Gone Too Far This TIme Skull

Superman Vs. the Elite comes to theaters June 12th, 2012 and stars Pauley Perrette, George Newbern, Robin Atkin Downes, David Kaufman, Julie Wittner. The film is directed by Michael Chang.
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George Newbern Talks Clark Kent in Superman Vs. the Elite!

George Newbern Talks Clark Kent in Superman Vs. the Elite!
George Newbern Talks voicing the Man of Steel in Superman vs. The Elite, on Blu-ray and DVD June 12

Warner Home Video is getting set to launch its latest DC Comics Premiere Movie Superman Vs. the Elite on Blu-ray, Special Edition DVD, and DVD June 12. George Newbern voices the title character once again in this animated adventure, after providing the Man of Steel's voice in the Justice League series, The Batman, and DC Showcase: Superman/Shazam!: The Return of the Black Adam. The actor recently sat down to chat about playing Superman, who must square off against a powerful group of crusaders known as The Elite in this new adventure. Here's what he had to say.

Where do you start as an actor when trying to create a voice for Superman?

George Newbern: I think you watch an actor like James Stewart in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington or It's a Wonderful Life,
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A Look at Superman’s Elite foes

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In Superman Vs. The Elite, Superman’s effectiveness as a super hero comes into question when a new group of super powerful crusaders, known as “The Elite,” appear on the scene. As super heroes, the Elite know no bounds, and are more than willing to kill, even on a massive scale, to stop villainy — putting them on a collision course with the ever-ethical, yet preferably non-lethal Man of Steel.

The all-new, PG-13 rated film is scripted by award-winning comics writer Joe Kelly and the story is adapted from his original 2001 DC Comics release, “What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice and the American Way?” The single-issue comic, Action Comics #775, was lauded by Wizard Magazine as the “Greatest Superman Story of All Time,” and ranked the epic tale at No. 21 on its list of the “Top 100 Comics of the last 30 years.”

George Newbern (Father of the Bride) reprises his Justice League animated television role as Superman,
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Three Superman Vs. the Elite Blu-ray Clips

Three Superman Vs. the Elite Blu-ray Clips
Warner Home Video has released three clips from Superman Vs. the Elite, which arrives on Blu-ray and DVD June 12. George Newbern and Pauley Perrette star as Superman and Lois Lane in this DC Comics Premiere Movie, where the Man of Steel has to deal with a new breed of heroes dubbed The Elite. Check out these scenes from the upcoming animated adventure.

Superman vs The Elite - The Hat

Superman vs The Elite - Menagerie

Superman vs The Elite - Coldcast

In Superman Vs. the Elite, Superman's effectiveness as a super hero comes into question when a new group of super powerful crusaders, known as "The Elite," appear on the scene. As super heroes, the Elite know no bounds, and are more than willing to kill, even on a massive scale, to stop villainy -- putting them on a collision course with the ever-ethical, yet preferably non-lethal Man of Steel.
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3 Clips and New Images from Superman vs. The Elite

DC Comics Premiere and Warner Home Video have released three new short clips featuring members of The Elite in action, plus new images from the upcoming original animated movie. Check them out below, check them outers. It’s funny, the Elite looked way more powerful in the comics. Almost Godlike in their abilities. Here, though, they sort of look somewhat average, even generic. In Superman Vs. The Elite, Superman’s effectiveness as a super hero comes into question when a new group of super powerful crusaders, known as “The Elite,” appear on the scene. As super heroes, the Elite know no bounds, and are more than willing to kill, even on a massive scale, to stop villainy — putting them on a collision course with the ever-ethical, yet preferably non-lethal Man of Steel. Featuring the voices of George Newbern as Superman, Pauley Perrette as Lois Lane, and directed by Michael Chang.
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The First Clip from Superman vs. The Elite Dc Universe Movie!

Superman vs. The Elite, a DC Comics Premiere Movie, is produced by

Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation

and Warner Home Video. The all-new, PG-13 rated film is scripted by

award-winning comics writer Joe Kelly and the story is adapted from

his original 2001 DC Comics release, “What’s So Funny About Truth,

Justice and the American Way?” The single-issue comic, Action Comics

#775, was lauded by Wizard Magazine as the “Greatest Superman Story of

All Time,” and ranked the epic tale at No. 21 on its list of the “Top

100 Comics of the last 30 years.”

In Superman vs. The Elite, Superman's effectiveness as a super hero

comes into question when a new group of super powerful crusaders,

known as "The Elite," appear on the scene. As super heroes, the Elite

know no bounds, and are more than willing to kill, even on a massive

scale, to stop villainy -- putting
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First Superman Vs. The Elite Clip Now Online

In Superman vs. The Elite, Superman's effectiveness as a super hero comes into question when a new group of super powerful crusaders, known as "The Elite," appear on the scene. As super heroes, the Elite know no bounds, and are more than willing to kill, even on a massive scale, to stop villainy -- putting them on a collision course with the ever-ethical, yet preferably non-lethal Man of Steel. Release Date: 6/12/12 Cast: George Newbern, Pauley Perrette, Robin Atkin Downes, David Kaufman Director: Michael Chang Screenwriter: Joe Kelly Studios/Distributors: Warner Bros. Animation, Warner Premiere, DC Comics, Warner Home Video Follow @PaulRomCBM !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");
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Superman vs. The Elite Trailer and DVD Specs

Superman battles those pesky The Elite “superheroes” in “Superman vs. The Elite” on June 12, 2012 from Warner Home Video. Until then, here’s the DVD cover, full specs for the Blu-ray Combo Pack, and your first look at the trailer for the upcoming original animated flick. Superman’s effectiveness as a super hero comes into question when a new group of super powerful crusaders, known as “The Elite,” appear on the scene. As super heroes, the Elite know no bounds, and are more than willing to kill, even on a massive scale, to stop villainy — putting them on a collision course with the ever-ethical and decidedly non-lethal Man of Steel. Directed by Michael Chang, “Superman vs. The Elite” features a voice cast that includes George Newbern as Superman, and Pauley Perrette as Lois Lane. Robin Atkin Downes is Manchester Black, leader of The Elite, and David Kaufman as Jimmy Olsen. The
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Trailer for the DC animated movie Superman vs. The Elite

Ahead of its world premiere at WonderCon tomorrow, MTV Geek have got their hands on the trailer for the fourteenth offering in Warner Premiere's direct-to-video DC Universe Animated Original Movies line, Superman vs. The Elite, which is based upon the comic book story 'What's So Funny About Truth, Justice & the American Way?' by Joe Kelly and sees George Newbern (Justice League, Justice League: Unlimited, The Batman) reprising his role as the Man of Steel.

The second animated feature to arrive from DC this year after last month's Justice League: Doom, Superman vs. The Elite sees Superman's effectiveness coming into question when a new group of super powerful crusaders, known as The Elite, appear on the scene. As super heroes, the Elite know no bounds, and are more than willing to kill, even on a massive scale, to stop villainy — putting them on a collision course with the ever-ethical,
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More Superman Vs. The Elite Stills Arrive

In Superman vs. The Elite, Superman's effectiveness as a super hero comes into question when a new group of super powerful crusaders, known as "The Elite," appear on the scene. As super heroes, the Elite know no bounds, and are more than willing to kill, even on a massive scale, to stop villainy -- putting them on a collision course with the ever-ethical, yet preferably non-lethal Man of Steel. In the movie, George Newbern reprises his Justice League animated TV show as Superman/Clark Kent, and primetime television star Pauley Perrette provides the voice of Lois Lane. Robin Atkin Downes steps in as Manchester Black, leader of The Elite. David Kaufman joins the cast as Jimmy Olsen, reprising the role from the Justice League animated series. The film is directed by Michael Chang; Bruce Timm is executive producer, and Alan Burnett is producer. Superman Vs. The Elite is set
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