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Win Legend of Kung Fu Rabbit on DVD

4 August 2014 12:00 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

To mark the release of Legend of Kung Fu Rabbit on 11th August, we’ve been given 5 copies to give away on DVD.

Family adventure following Fu, a dopey rabbit, with kung fu power as he goes on a heroic mission to save his academy from peril.

Cast includes Jon Heder, Michael Clarke Duncam, Tom Arnold. Legend of Kung Fu Rabbit is directed by Lijun Sun.

Please note: This competition is open to UK residents only

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Open to UK residents only The competition will close 14th August at 23.59 GMT The winner will be picked at random from entries received No cash alternative is available

The usual T&Cs can be found here. Good Luck!

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‘The Legend of Kung-Fu Rabbit’ DVD Review

25 July 2014 3:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Jon Heder, Tom Arnold, Rebecca Black, Michael Clarke Duncan, Claire Geare | Written by Melanie Simka, Mychal Simka | Directed by Lijun Sun

You only have to walk into the home entertainment section of any supermarket in the UK to see the shelves clogged up with numerous straight to DVD animated movies – many of which walk the fine line between “based on the same fairy tale” to “complete rip-off of a recent theatrical release”. In the case of The Legend of Kung-Fu Rabbit we’re sitting squarely in the latter camp. Only it’s arrived on DVD a mere three years too late…

Originally released in 2011 but only now seeing the light of day here in the UK, The Legend of Kung Fu Rabbit is actually a Chinese animated movie, Tu Xia Chuan Qi, which has been re-titled and re-voiced for Western audiences. The film tells the story of Fu, an overweight rabbit chef, »

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10 Most Lovable Bands Of Misfits In Movie History

23 July 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Marvel Studios

Creating lovable bands of misfits for the movies is not an easy feat, by any stretch of the imagination. A big part of that is down to the fact that misfits are often lone wolves who don’t work well with others – there are hundreds of movies featuring outsiders, but few and far between are the films that group them together, and even fewer that do it well.

Everything that Marvel has teased for James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy suggests it’s going to be one of those few films that buck the trend. Getting to see Peter Quill / Star-Lord unite with Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, Rocket Raccoon, and Groot is pretty much guaranteed to be some of the most fun you’ll have in the cinema all year.

And with it all leading to something even bigger – namely, Phase Three of the McU – you can »

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John Fasano Dead: Writer, Director, Producer Dies at 52

21 July 2014 6:25 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Writer, producer and director John Fasano died in his sleep Saturday night. He was 52.

In a career that career spanned more than 25 years, Fasano had more than 40 credits on feature films and primetime television as a writer, director or producer.

His feature credits include “Another 48 Hrs.,” “Tombstone,” “Universal Soldier: The Return” and “Alien 3,” as well as developing the stories for “Alien vs. Predator,” “Flushed Away,” “Ex-1,” Marvel Comics’ “Werewolf by Night” and, most recently, writing “Sniper 5,” “Sniper Reloaded” and “Hostel: Part III.”

In television, Fasano wrote more than 17 movies, including TNT’s “The Hunchback,” for which he received a Writers Guild Award nomination in 1996; the Tom Selleck hit “Stone Cold”; the Iraq war docudrama “Saving Jessica Lynch”; and Westerns such as “The Legend of Butch and Sundance” and “Hannah’s Law.”

In the digital space, John created and wrote “Woke Up Dead,” a series for Sony’s Crackle »

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John Fasano Dead: Writer, Director, Producer Dies at 52

21 July 2014 6:25 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Writer, producer and director John Fasano died in his sleep Saturday night. He was 52.

In a career that career spanned more than 25 years, Fasano had more than 40 credits on feature films and primetime television as a writer, director or producer.

His feature credits include “Another 48 Hrs.,” “Tombstone,” “Universal Soldier: The Return” and “Alien 3,” as well as developing the stories for “Alien vs. Predator,” “Flushed Away,” “Ex-1,” Marvel Comics’ “Werewolf by Night” and, most recently, writing “Sniper 5,” “Sniper Reloaded” and “Hostel: Part III.”

In television, Fasano wrote more than 17 movies, including TNT’s “The Hunchback,” for which he received a Writers Guild Award nomination in 1996; the Tom Selleck hit “Stone Cold”; the Iraq war docudrama “Saving Jessica Lynch”; and Westerns such as “The Legend of Butch and Sundance” and “Hannah’s Law.”

In the digital space, John created and wrote “Woke Up Dead,” a series for Sony’s Crackle »

- Carmel Dagan

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14 Ben & Jerry's Flavors Named After Celebrities!

20 July 2014 7:55 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Check out these Hollywood-themed ice cream flavors in celebration of National Ice Cream Day!

Sunday, July 20, marks the 30th anniversary of National Ice Cream Day. The first was in 1984, as proclaimed by President Ronald Regan.

Today's the day to treat yourself, but what if you aren't satisfied with regular flavors? What if boring old vanilla, chocolate and strawberry don't have enough Hollywood star power for your taste buds?

Here are 14 Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavors that celebrate celebrities!

Also, if you somehow missed National Ice Cream Day, the whole month of July was also legally proclaimed National Ice Cream Month!

Willie Nelson’s Country Peach Cobbler

Named After: Willie Nelson

Ingredients: Peach ice cream with cinnamon sugar shortbread pieces and peach swirl.

Goodbye Yellow Brickle Road

Named After: Elton John

Ingredients: Chocolate ice cream, peanut butter, cookie dough, brickle candy pieces and white chocolate chunks.

Scotchy Scotch Scotch

Named After: Will Ferrell's Anchorman character Ron Burgandy »

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Napoleon Dynamite Cast Reunites on Tenth Anniversary of Cult Comedy: Photo

16 July 2014 2:14 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Break out your "Vote for Pedro" T-shirt and fry up some tots—the cast of Napoleon Dynamite is back together!  The stars of the 2004 cult comedy reunited this week in celebration of Napoleon Dynamite's 10th anniversary and in promotion of the release of the anniversary Blu-Ray/DVD combination pack Napoleon Dynamite: 10 Sweet Years… of Liger Magic, Tots & Great Skills.  Looking all grown up, Napoleon Dynamite star Jon Heder snapped a friendly photo with three of his former castmates. The actor, 36, wrapped his arms around Tina Majorino, [...] »

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Gosh! Jon Heder, Haylie Duff, Tina Majorino and Efren Ramirez Reunite for Napoleon Dynamite's 10th Anniversary: See the Pic!

14 July 2014 6:24 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Can you believe it's been 10 years since Jon Heder first moon-booted into our consciousness as the star of Napoleon Dynamite. Four of the film's principal stars recently reunited and Stephanie Kahan of PR firm Hill+Knowlton Strategies scored a great photo with Heder, Efren Ramirez (Pedro), Tina Majorino (Deb) and Haylie Duff (Summer) that we were happy to see on Twitter yesterday.  Gosh! "Celebrating 10 sweet years of #napoleondynamite with @hederjon@tinamajorino@HaylieDuff and @EfrenRamirez," tweeted Kahan, who easily could have passed for one of the kids. The film's 10th anniversary is being duly celebrated next month with a special screening Aug. 7 at »

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‘Napoleon Dynamite’ Kicks Off Sundance Next Fest in L.A.

25 June 2014 11:30 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Sundance Institute Next Fest will kick off with a 10th anniversary screening of “Napoleon Dynamite” on Aug. 7 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

The film, starring Jon Heder and directed by Jared Hess, premiered at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival.

The four-day Next Fest, which will be headquartered at the Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles, is aimed at celebrating the intersection of film and music and the renegade spirit of independent artists.

The Aug. 8 program will feature “Life After Beth” followed by a performance by Father John Misty. The Aug. 9 shows include screenings of David Zellner’s “Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter” and Alex Ross Perry’s “Listen Up Philip” with each followed by conversations with the filmmakers.

Sundance Audience Award winner “Imperial Dreams” will also screen Aug. 9 followed by a performance by singer Tinashe.

Adam Wingard’s “The Guest” and Ana Lily Amirpour’s “A Girl Walks Home Alone »

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Disney Xd Orders Jon Heder Animated Series ‘Pickle & Peanut’

23 June 2014 3:48 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Disney Xd has ordered “Pickle & Peanut,” an animated buddy comedy featuring Jon Heder and Johnny Pemberton.

Series hails from “Fish Hooks” creator Noah Z. Jones and developed by Joel Trussell. Show from Disney Television Animation will use a mix of 2-D animation and live-action clips to the ll the story of an emotional pickle, voiced by Heder, and a freewheeling peanut (Pemberton).

“We see very few pitches that are as funny and original as ‘Pickle & Peanut,’ ” said Eric Coleman, Disney Television Animation’s senior VP of original series. “We instantly fell in love with these characters, and Noah and Joel have built a world with a visual style and sensibility unlike anything on TV.”

“Pickle & Peanut” is slated for a fall 2015 premiere.

Disney Television Animation is also producing a third season of new “Mickey Mouse” cartoon shorts for Disney Channel and Disney Xd. And Disney Channel has ordered a second »

- Shelli Weinstein

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Everything mentioned from 2004 and 2005 in VH1's 'I Love the 2000s'

20 June 2014 7:11 AM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

VH1′s latest wallow in very recent nostalgia is, by nature, a silly exercise: On Saturday, the five-night anthology will end by celebrating the long-ago year of 2009—you know, that dark age when The Simpsons was only in its 21st season, and commuters who wanted to play Angry Birds had no choice but to do it on the iPhone 3Gs. Those suckers didn’t even have iOS 7!

If it’s going to be done, though, it might as well be done right—which is why there was something vaguely disappointing about the pop-culture milestones celebrated in the miniseries’ fifth and sixth episodes, »

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Napoleon Dynamite Actor Jon Heder Wants to Play Aquaman

16 June 2014 3:42 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

During the Supanova Pop Culture Expo on Saturday, Jon Heder, the star of "Napoleon Dynamite," revealed that he would love to play Aquaman in a superhero movie. "I would totally love to play Aquaman, especially if they wanted me for the role and thought I had a good enough body," he said, adding that he's not kidding. "No, seriously, I love the superhero genre and am very interested in doing a big budget studio version." The actor went on to explain what makes him perfect for the role. "I can breathe under water for a little bit," he said. "I can hold my breath for a few minutes in the audition." »

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Jon Heder Wants To Play Aquaman

15 June 2014 7:09 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

  While attending the Supanova Pop Culture Expo on Saturday, Napoleon Dynamite's Jon Heder revealed in an interview with MailOnline that he would love to be given the chance to play Aquaman in a big budget blockbuster film.   "I would totally love to play Aquaman, especially if they wanted me for the role and thought I had a good enough body."   Now I know what you're thinking...Jon Heder is just joking. He's a normal down-to-Earth guy just like the rest of us and if he wasn't Mormon, I'd like to have a beer with him. He isn't being serious about playing Aquaman. In fact, I bet he only wants to do comedies. Jon Heder continued...   "No, seriously, I love the superhero genre and am very interested in doing a big budget studio version."   Heder then went on to talk about how similar he was to Aquaman.   "I can breathe »

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The Best Dance Scenes in Movies

13 June 2014 12:36 PM, PDT | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

Nothing spices up a movie quite like an amazing dance scene. In honor of the rad moves on display in Think Like a Man Too, here are some of our favorite dance scenes from movies.   Napoleon Dynamite Not everyone needs a dance partner, as Jon Heder proves at the end of this high school comedy about an awkward loner who definitely marches to the beat of his own drum.   Pretty in Pink Jon Cryer attempts to impress his dream girl by sliding and gliding through a record shop to the tune of Otis Redding's "Try a Little Tenderness." Molly Ringwald wasn't all that impressed, but we were!   Grease In a movie full of memorable dance numbers, it's this adorably sexy dance-off between John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John that...

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Flippin' Weird! 'Napoleon Dynamite' Cast Unveils Creepy Bronze Statue

11 June 2014 9:25 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Gosh! To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Napoleon Dynamite (and promote the film's new "10 Sweet Years" Blu-Ray), Fox Searchlight reunited the cast for a special screening of their absurdist sleeper comedy on Monday, June 9th. Jon Heder, who played the socially awkward title character, was in attendance – along with a hideous bronze statue of the iconic nerd, decked out in moonboots and his classic "Vote For Pedro" T-shirt. Fox Searchlight shared pictures of the terrifying statue on their Facebook, and the results are nearly as memorable as Napoleon's liger drawing. »

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Gosh! Napoleon Dynamite turns 10: His 10 most inspiring quotes

11 June 2014 4:28 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Back in 2004, a quirky indie movie starring an odd teenager with an even stranger name became a surprise hit at the box office.

Napoleon Dynamite didn't have much of a plot, and it is probably fair to say that it's a bit of a Marmite film. But over the past decade, it has built up a loyal cult following of fans who love Rex Kwon Do, Tina the llama, ligers and own several 'Vote for Pedro' t-shirts.

To celebrate the film's 10th anniversary, here are a handful of inspiring quotes from Jon Heder's character to help you through life.

1. Always have confidence in your get-rich-quick schemes:

Uncle Rico: "I'm gonna tell you somethin' right now. While you're out there playing patty cake with your friend Pedro, your Uncle Rico is makin' 120 bucks."

Napoleon: "I could make that much money in five seconds!"

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"Napoleon Dynamite" Cast Reunites for 10th Anniversary -- See How They Look Now!

10 June 2014 4:00 PM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

It's hard to believe that it's been 10 years since "Napoleon Dynamite's" theatrical debut. "Gosh!"To celebrate the big milestone, Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Pedro (Efren Ramirez), Deb (Tina Majorino), Summer Wheatley (Haylie Duff), Grandma (Sandy Martin), Lafawnduh (Shondrella Avery) and Rex (Diedrich Bader) came together at the 20th Century Fox Studios lot in Los Angeles on Monday for a panel discussion.The cast also posed for pictures with a commemorative bronze statue of Napoleon wearing his iconic outfit, complete with his "Vote For Pedro" T-shirt, high-waisted jeans and moonboots.  Unfortunately, Jon Gries (aka Uncle Rico) and Aaron Ruell (Kip) were Mia. But, there was an unexpected special guest there: Tina, the llama!  The offbeat, coming-of-age comedy came out on June 11, 2004 and became a hit thanks to its quirky characters and memorable one-liners ("Can I have some of your tots?") "We recognized early on that Napoleon Dynamite was made with a ton of heart, »

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9 Best 'Napoleon Dynamite' Lines That We Still Use Today (with GIFs!)

10 June 2014 10:56 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Ten years ago, a little indie comedy shot in Idaho burst into the mainstream and made Napoleon Dynamite a household name. The hilarious story of an awkward high schooler, created by screenwriters Jared and Jerusha Hess and brilliantly embodied by then unknown actor Jon Heder, turned out to be the sleeper hit of the summer of 2004. In honor of tomorrow's ten year anniversary of "Napoleon Dynamite," we've compiled a list of our most favorite lines from the film that we still use to this day, whether or not the situation is appropriate. Bust out a line from "Napoleon Dynamite" in an awkward or funny moment, there's a good chance someone knows exactly what you're talking about...and knows the next line after it.  1. "Tina you fat lard come get some dinner. Tina! Eat the Food!"-Napoleon (Jon Heder) To this day, if I'm making dinner for someone, I will announce »

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Napoleon Dynamite cast reunite, statue unveiled to mark 10th anniversary

10 June 2014 9:09 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Napoleon Dynamite's cast and crew reunited yesterday (June 9) to celebrate the film's tenth anniversary.

Jon Heder appeared at the unveiling of a Napoleon statue - complete with Vote for Pedro T-shirt - at the Fox Searchlight Pictures lot in Los Angeles.

Efren Ramirez (Pedro), Tina Majorino (Deb), Haylie Duff (Summer), Sandy Martin (Grandma), Diedrich Bader (Rex) and Shondrella Avery (Lafawnduh) also made an appearance, along with Tina the llama.

The cast posed together along with director Jared Hess, while the statue held Napoleon's beloved tetherball.

Fox Searchlight wrote on Facebook: "Happy Napoleon Dynamite Day! The cast stopped by today to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the film, and to unveil this flippin' sweet bronze statue of Napoleon in all of his glory, moonboots and all!"

A screening of the film took place at the Bing Theatre at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, with live commentary from Heder and Hess. »

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Movie News: George Clooney and Josh Brolin Reteaming with Coen Brothers; Sigourney Weaver Confirmed for 'Avatar' Sequels

10 June 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Napoleon Dynamite: Jon Heder poses with a brand new statue of Napoleon Dynamite, the character he played in the movie of the same name. The statue was unveiled in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the film's release in the summer of 2004. Writer-director Jared Hess and other members of the original cast were present for the unveiling on the Fox Studios lot in Los Angeles; the movie is available on Blu-ray in a special anniversary edition. [Fox Searchlight]   Hail, Caesar!: George Clooney and Josh Brolin are reuniting with the Coen brothers for their next picture, Hail, Caesar! The comedy is set in 1950s Hollywood and follows a "fixer" who helps movie studios protect their stars from gossip-minded reporters and scandalmongers. Clooney worked with...

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