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20 Elf Quotes Perfect For Using Every Day of the Holiday Season

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Elf is a movie that never gets old, and even though it's firmly a holiday movie, we find ourselves quoting the Will Ferrell comedy year-round. Buddy the Elf has so many cute one-liners that instantly brighten your day and make you feel like smiling at any time (because smiling is your favorite, of course). Here are the very best quotes from Elf - and how you can incorporate them into your conversations. Related19 Holiday Movies You Can Stream on Netflix17 Holiday Movies You Have to Watch at Least Once
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5 Reasons to See Daddy's Home 2

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5 Reasons to See Daddy's Home 25 Reasons to See Daddy's Home 2Amanda Wood11/14/2017 3:06:00 Pm

Will Ferrell is certainly no stranger to making hilarious Christmas movies, with 2003’s Elf helping to put him on the map as one of the funniest men in show business. Ferrell is back in the holiday spirit with Daddy’s Home 2, joining Mark Wahlberg, John Lithgow, Mel Gibson and John Cena as one of the titular Daddies.

In the second instalment of the Daddy’s Home series, co-Dads Brad and Dusty take on the challenge of having a “together Christmas” for their kids. Their fathers – played by Lithgow and Gibson – add a totally new layer of hilarity and fatherly adventures. We’ve put together a list of our top reasons why you should see Daddy’s Home 2 in theatres to kick off the holiday season. Check it out below, and catch Daddy’s Home 2 in Cineplex theatres now.
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‘Daddy’s Home 2’ Review: Mel Gibson Proves to Be One Daddy Too Many in Queasy Holiday Comedy

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‘Daddy’s Home 2’ Review: Mel Gibson Proves to Be One Daddy Too Many in Queasy Holiday Comedy
Daddy’s Home 2” isn’t sorry. It doesn’t care about your stupid feelings. Don’t remember what happened at the end of the last movie, or which home belongs to which daddy? Too bad. Don’t want your festive family comedies to star Mel Gibson as a serial womanizer with a flair for violence? Well, “The Man Who Invented Christmas” isn’t out until next week, so you’re shit out of luck. Don’t understand how Will Ferrell could re-team with Mark Wahlberg when a sequel to “Step Brothers” is possibly the only thing that could pull civilization back from the brink? Get in line.

A follow-up to one of Sofia Coppola’s favorite movies of all time, “Daddy’s Home 2” literally ends with its characters snowbound in a multiplex and forced to watch some limp Hollywood garbage because they don’t have anything better to do. In a better world,
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Daniel Larusso and Johnny Lawrence reunite as The Karate Kid sequel series announces cast and details

Back in August it was announced that Ralph Macchio and William Zabka are set to reprise their roles as Daniel Larusso and his Cobra Kai nemesis Johnny Lawrence for a TV sequel to the 80s classic The Karate Kid, and now thanks to EW we’ve got a look at the two actors reunited!

Daniel Larusso y Johnny Lawrence vuelven en Cobra Kai, la secuela de Karate Kid en Youtube Red (2018). Concepto loquísimo que veré con ansia pic.twitter.com/D9WZr9hKHM

— Paco Polit (@pacopolit) October 24, 2017

The new series, entitled Cobra Kai, picks up thirty years after the duo’s legendary showdown at the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament. Daniel is now a family man and proud owner of the No. 1 car dealership in the Valley, while Johnny has fallen on hard times and is now a heavy drinking, short-fused antihero, doing odd jobs to make ends meet. However, their
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Jon Favreau looking forward to seeing The Indian Adaptation Of Chef

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As you probably know, Chef, starring Saif Ali Khan is a remake of the hit 2014 Hollywood film that starred Jon Favreau; who by the way also directed the brilliant film. Now we hear the actor/director is looking forward to watching the official Indian adaptation of the film.

Mr. Favreau has directed a vast range of Hollywood films, including Iron Man, Iron Man 2 and Elf as well as the last global blockbuster The Jungle Book. He has also been the executive producer on Iron Man 3 and the Marvel’s Avengers franchise.

The director has been ecstatic ever since the launch of the trailer and wanted to come to India to watch the film with the team here. However, since he is currently busy with his next film in L.A., the makers are planning to keep a screening for him there.

The official spokesperson of the film confirms the news saying,
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Zooey Deschanel Says Her Kids Are Her ‘Absolute No. 1’: ‘That’s the Truth for Most People’

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Zooey Deschanel Says Her Kids Are Her ‘Absolute No. 1’: ‘That’s the Truth for Most People’
Zooey Deschanel likes paying it forward.

The New Girl star was on hand on Monday in Los Angeles when Huggies donated 3 million diapers at the Baby2Baby Baby Carnival Presented By Huggies.

“I had been donating stuff to since my daughter was born, and you always have so much extra. They’ll grow out of a diaper size and you bought extra,” Deschanel, 37, told People of how she got involved with the Baby2Baby organization.

“Or they grow out of clothes. There’s so much turnover, and there’s so much stuff you have with babies, and there’s so many things that you need,
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Funko gets festive with new Elf Pop! Vinyl figures

Funko has unveiled its second wave of Pop! Movies vinyl figures for the Will Ferrell-headlined classic Christmas comedy Elf which includes three Buddy Elf collectibles, Jovie, Papa Elf, and Narwhal; take a look at the official promotional images here…

A new wave of Pop! vinyl is coming from the classic holiday film Elf! This series features the department store elf Jovie; a new version of Buddy the elf, holding a bottle of syrup; and his Papa elf! Look for the Buddy chase piece, holding a jack-in-the-box – a 1-in-6 rarity! Add them to your collection this Fall!
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Will Ferrell To Star In Adaptation Of ‘The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared’

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Will Ferrell‘s filmography has been, more or less, stacked with his popular brand of outrageous, improv-style comedy. The classics are well-known (“Anchorman,” “Old School” “Step Brothers,” “Talladega Nights,” “Elf“) but duds have happened as well (“Semi-Pro,” “Land of the Lost,” “Bewitched,” “Casa De Mi Padre” “Get Hard,” “The Campaign“).

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Film News Roundup: Ruth Negga Joins Brad Pitt’s Sci-Fi Film ‘Ad Astra’

Film News Roundup: Ruth Negga Joins Brad Pitt’s Sci-Fi Film ‘Ad Astra’
In today’s film news roundup, Ruth Negga joins Brad Pitt in “Ad Astra,” Florence Pugh is cast opposite Chris Pine in “Outlaw King,” and more …


Ruth Negga has joined Brad Pitt in the sci-fi adventure “Ad Astra,” with James Grey directing from a script he co-wrote with Ethan Gross.

New Regency, 20th Century Fox, and Bona Film Group are financing “Ad Astra.” Fox will distribute in the movie in all markets, aside from China, where Bona Film Group will distribute.

The story centers on a man’s journey across a lawless solar system to find his missing father, a renegade scientist who poses a threat to all of mankind.

Pitt, Dede Gardner, and Jeremy Kleiner are producing through their Plan B company with Rt FeaturesRodrigo Teixeira, Keep Your Head Productions’ Anthony Katagas, and Gray. Mad River’s Marc Butan, and Rt Features’ Lourenco Sant’Anna and Sophie Mas are executive producing, along
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Jon Favreau in Visual Effects Society honour

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Jon Favreau in Visual Effects Society honour
Directing credits include The Jungle Book, Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Elf.

Jon Favreau will receive the Visual Effects Society’s Ves Lifetime Achievement Award at the 16th Annual Ves Awards on February 13, 2018.

Jon Favreau has introduced the reinvention of a new style of film that demands visual effects artists to push beyond the boundaries of what can and has been done before,” Ves board chair Mike Chambers said. “He has created exceptionally humanistic stories through his vision, unique approach to storytelling and full embrace of emerging technology to enhance the movie-going experience.

“With this journeyman at the helm, having acted, written, directed and produced across many breakthrough projects, we expect to witness new kinds of entertainment from Jon that utilise VFX at its core and help redefine entertainment on a global level. For this, and more, we are honored to award him with the prestigious Visual Effects Society Lifetime Achievement Award.”

Favreau’s director
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Faizon Love Dodges Jail Time for Airport Valet Attack

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Faizon Love is getting off easy for his brutal beatdown of an airport valet ... as long as he's on his best behavior for a while. The comedian and actor pled no contest to misdemeanor assault, and got a suspended sentence of 180 days in the county jail -- meaning that Will be his punishment if he gets in trouble again over the next 2 years. He was also fined $500. [[tmz:video id="0_z1flikwv"]] TMZ broke the story ... the "Couples Retreat" and
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Will Ferrell still keen on Step Brothers sequel, but not Elf, Old School or Night at the Roxbury

During an appearance on Andy Cohen’s Watch What Happens Live to promote his new film The House [read our reviews here and here], Will Ferrell has revealed that he’s still keen on a sequel to 2008’s Step Brothers.

After shooting down the possibility of sequels to Elf, Night at the Roxbury and Old School, Ferrell was asked whether he is keen on revisiting any of his past films, responding that: “We talked a little bit about Step Brothers and… so who knows. At the same time, you like to create new things.”

A sequel to Step Brothers has been rumoured for many years now, although back in February Ferrell seemed to rule out the possibility, stating that: “You have to resist the temptation. It’s just tough because the things everyone wants you to do sequels of are special because there’s not a sequel of it. I guess we’ll see, but as
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Step Brothers 2 May Happen, But Will Ferrell Says No to Elf 2

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Step Brothers 2 May Happen, But Will Ferrell Says No to Elf 2
Will Ferrell reveals that the only original movie that he and Adam McKay created together, that he would think about doing a sequel for, is Step Brothers. Ferrell is out promoting his new comedy The House, which unfortunately took a pretty big hit during its debut weekend. Critics were pretty brutal on the movie, some claiming that, while the movie has two great comedic stars, it has zero laughs. It may very well go down as Will Ferrell's weakest at the box office since 1999's Superstar. A lot of Ferrell's movies are torn up by critics, but later go on to cult status, which could very well be the case with The House.

Will Ferrell was recently on Watch What Happens with Andy Cohen to promote The House. During the after show, Ferrell was asked by a fan about the possibility of a sequel for Elf and A Night at the Roxbury.
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‘Step Brothers’ Sequel: Will Ferrell Says There’s Still a Chance for More Activities — Watch

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‘Step Brothers’ Sequel: Will Ferrell Says There’s Still a Chance for More Activities — Watch
If you’re hoping for a “Step Brothers” sequel, don’t give up hope just yet. Will Ferrell appeared on “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” a few nights ago, and as part of the After Show he fielded questions about follow-ups. It took him a while to get serious, of course: “I’ve got great news for you: no,” Ferrell responded after being asked about future installments of “Elf” and/or “Night at the Roxbury.”

After the actor also replied in the negative to “Old School,” Cohen asked whether there’s any movie Ferrell would like to see get a follow-up. He rubbed his chin for a bit before finally responding, “I’d love to see a sequel of ‘Kramer vs. Kramer.'”

Read More: Sony Plans to Release ‘Clean Versions’ of Movies Like ‘Step Brothers,’ And Seth Rogen Is Pissed Off About It

“We talked a little bit about ‘Step Brothers,
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‘The House’ Review: Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler’s Unfunny Comedy Is a Bizarre Endurance Test

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‘The House’ Review: Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler’s Unfunny Comedy Is a Bizarre Endurance Test
Anyone who thinks the house always wins hasn’t seen “The House.” Not that anyone who goes to see this movie, ostensibly a comedy but in reality a bizarre endurance test, wins either — Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler’s latest is a zero-sum game in which the odds are never in your favor.

After learning that the scholarship that was going to send their daughter to college no longer exists, the happily married couple played by Ferrell and Poehler do what any caring parents would do: start an illegal casino in their friend’s (Jason Mantzoukas) house. That most of the patrons they aim to get rich off of are their neighbors and friends never seems to be an issue, nor is it the source of either comedy or tension.

Read More: Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler Make Crime Pay In First Trailer For ‘The House’ — Watch

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Ne-Yo, Naya Rivera To Headline YouTube Red’s Most Ambitious Series To Date

At VidCon last week, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said that a forthcoming Step Up series adaptation would be among the most ambitious projects to date for Red, the company’s premium subscription service.

Now, several casting announcements have been made for Step Up: High Water -- a 10-episode drama based on the blockbuster dance movie franchise, which is slated to debut on YouTube Red this fall. The series will star singer-songwriter Ne-Yo, Naya Rivera (Glee), and Faizon Love (Elf). It will follow a group of young dancer’s at Atlanta’s High Water Performing Arts School. Production is currently under way by Lionsgate in Atlanta, according to Variety.

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‘Step Up: High Water’: Ne-Yo, Naya Rivera & Faizon Love To Topline YouTube Red Drama Series

Step Up: High Water, YouTube Red’s new original drama series based on the film franchise that grossed $650 million at the global box office, has set its cast as production begins in Atlanta. Ne-Yo (The Wiz, World of Dance) joins series regulars Naya Rivera (Glee) and Faizon Love (Couples Retreat, Elf) to headline the series from YouTube and Lionsgate TV, set for debut on YouTube Red this fall. Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum, who co-starred in the original Step Up
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Han Solo Firing Proves Studios’ Franchises Don’t Want Directors To Be Storytellers

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Han Solo Firing Proves Studios’ Franchises Don’t Want Directors To Be Storytellers
Oh, the irony: As TV creators seek inventive ways to adapt the visual language of cinema, Hollywood’s big-budget, big-screen movies are increasingly becoming more like television.

With serialized TV shows, control needs to be in the hands of writers and showrunners. That’s because the story is still unfolding and the production is built from episode to episode. The director can’t be the principal storyteller, which makes it challenging to put a premium on visual storytelling.

Read More: The ‘Mr. Robot’ Experiment: Can a TV Show Be Shot Like an Indie Film?

Those who run the Marvel Cinematic Universe might sympathize. When it launched in 2008, their choices of directors seemed like head scratchers for a big action film. In retrospect, they make perfect sense.

Swingers” writer and “Elf” director Jon Favreau was the perfect choice to improv with Robert Downey Jr. (remember, he wasn’t a star then
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Remembering The Flash TV Series That Never Was

If anything, this has certainly been an interesting week when it comes to superhero trivia. For example, not only have we learned nifty things such as Batman & Robin director Joel Schumacher wishing he’d gotten the opportunity to direct a movie focused squarely on Arkham Asylum, but we’re also about to look back at a forgotten attempt to bring The Flash to the small screen.

By now, the current series’ reputation most certainly precedes it and many of you are no doubt aware of the show that featured John Wesley Shipp as the lead, which aired nearly three decades ago. But what you may not have heard about was when the now defunct WB network tried to bring the Scarlet Speedster to television back in 2003.

At that time, Smallville was still in its infancy and, while it’s fairly well known that those working in WB’s TV division were so close to bringing an Aquaman spinoff to fruition – and later Justice League, believe it or not – there were other DC properties they had their eye on, namely The Flash. In fact, Daily Variety broke the story the very same day Christian Bale was announced as having been cast as Batman.

Basically, Todd Komarnicki (Resistance, Elf) was tasked with writing and executive producing this drastically different take on the iconic hero that’d have seen him as a citizen of Gotham City who was fresh out of college. What’s more is that he wouldn’t have worn any type of slick costume, mirroring Smallville’s “no tights, no flights” mandate. These days, many would scoff at such a notion, but it’s important to remember that when this project was taking off, superheroes weren’t yet fully considered cool in the eyes of the mainstream (I’d argue that our current Golden Age didn’t kickoff until 2008 with the releases of The Dark Knight and Iron Man.)

Komarnicki had this to offer before the endeavor hit a dead end:

“This is a story about a guy who’s aimlessly drifting through life and barely moving at the speed of life when he discovers his calling is to move at the speed of light.”

What remains unclear to this day is who’d have taken on the mantle, be it Jay Garrick, Barry Allen, Wally West, or Bart Allen. Based on what WB’s Carolyn Bernstein had to say though, it may have been one of the younger iterations:

“It’s a big, fun, adventure series. There’s also a mentor character who’ll train him, and there’s a legacy of Flashes before him.”

While it’s fun to ponder what could have been – also because time travel would’ve been a core element – it’s for the best this never took off because we would’ve never seen Smallville’s version of The Flash (Bart Allen), who was the first major DC hero to guest star on that series. Furthermore, the dominoes leading to the Arrowverse as we know it today likely wouldn’t have fallen, either.
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Brad Pitt Is a Big Fan of Watching Will Ferrell Movies With His Kids

Brad Pitt Is a Big Fan of Watching Will Ferrell Movies With His Kids
Brad Pitt and his children share a bond over Will Ferrell movies!

Ferrell talked about celebs who have expressed their admiration for his films in a recent Facebook Live interview with EW, and shared the flattering comment he received from Pitt. Ferrell and Pitt both lent their voices to 2010's Megamind.

"Brad Pitt is another guy who's just like, 'I can't tell you how many of your movies we've just sat and watched with the
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