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Congrats to Our Halloween Costume Contest Winners!

Congrats to Our Halloween Costume Contest Winners!
Thanks to the hundreds of you who submitted photos for Cinematical's Fifth Annual Halloween Costume Contest! We're happy to finally bring you the two winners of this year's contest in the adult and child category. As seen above, to the left we have our child winner in his ridiculously hilarious Headless Harry Potter costume, and to the right we have our adult winner with his very stylish homemade Iron Man costume. Major kudos to you both for your inspired movie-loving creativity! Once again, here's what these folks won:

Grand Prize Package: Adult Winner

Insignia Blu-Ray DVD player

Collection of 5 Magnolia DVDs (The Host, Donkey Punch, Shrooms, Splinter, The Signal)

Grand Prize Package: Youth Winner (entrants under the age of 18)

Note: This prize package contains DVDs for both kids and adults (we figured you parents deserved something for all your hard work, too).

Peanuts 1970's Collection Volume 1

Chop Socky Chooks:
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DVD Playhouse--November 2009

DVD Playhouse—November 2009

By

Allen Gardner

Watchmen—The Ultimate Cut (Warner Bros.) Director Zack Snyder’s film of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ landmark graphic novel is as worthy an adaptation of a great book that has ever been filmed. In an alternative version of the year 1985, Richard Nixon is serving his third term as President and super heroes have been outlawed by a congressional act, in spite of the fact that two of the most high-profile “masks,” Dr. Manhattan (Billy Cruddup) and The Comedian (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) helped the U.S. win the Vietnam War. When The Comedian is found murdered, many former heroes become concerned that a conspiracy is afoot to assassinate retired costumed crime fighters. Former masks Nite Owl (Patrick Wilson), Silk Spectre (Malin Akerman) and still-operating Rorschach (Jackie Earle Haley, in an Oscar-worthy turn) launch an investigation of their own, all while the Pentagon’s “Doomsday
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Enter Now: Our Fifth Annual Halloween Costume Contest

Pictured Above: The winner of Cinematical's Fourth Annual Costume Contest in the adult category

Pictured Below: The winner of Cinematical's Fourth Annual Costume Contest in the child category

We host a lot of contests throughout the year, but it is now my pleasure to announce the official launching of my absolute favorite: Cinematical's Fifth Annual Halloween Costume Contest is on! Now you have more than one use for that awesome movie-related Halloween costume, right? Once again, we have all sorts of nifty prize packages for the best adult costume and best youth costume, and unlike previous years, this time we're giving away more than just DVDs. Um, yeah, there might be a sweet Blu-ray player among those prizes.

So, again, that's two prize packages this year: One for adults over 18 and one for kids under 18 (though this year we added a special treat for the parents of those kids who
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'Chop Socky,' 'Degrassi' earn Gemini Awards

'Chop Socky,' 'Degrassi' earn Gemini Awards
Toronto -- The British-Canadian animated series "Chop Socky Chooks" scooped a Gemini for best cartoon Tuesday night as Canadian television continued to honor its own.

The Cartoon Network series about a crack team of kung fu chickens from Aardman Animations and Dhx Media grabbed the spotlight as Geminis were handed out in Toronto for lifestyle, children's and youth programming.

Other winners included Epitome Pictures' teen series "Degrassi: The Next Generation" for best youth drama series and Cci Entertainment's "Ghost Trackers," which grabbed a statuette for best youth factual series.

Cookie Jar Entertainment's "Will & Dewitt," which airs on the CW4Kids programming block, earned a Gemini for best preschool series, while the best lifestyle series prize went to Red Apple Entertainment's "Chef School," a docu-soap about 12 culinary students.

On the acting front, the Gemini for kids series performance went to Alexz Johnson for his star turn in the live-action series "Instant Star,
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