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Who Is the Best Comedic Actor of 2012?

20 December 2012 12:30 PM, PST | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

If you were feeling a little down in 2012, all you had to do was head to the theater to catch one of these funny guys on screen. Channing Tatum gave us plenty of reasons to smile, not the least of which were his surprising comedic skills in 21 Jump Street. Mark Wahlberg made us chuckle with a talking bear in Ted, and Robert Downey Jr. brought some wit to The Avengers. Which actor made you laugh the most this year? Who Is the Best Comedic Actor of 2012? Zach Galifianakis (The Campaign) Will Smith (Men in Black 3) Paul Rudd (This Is 40, Wanderlust) Mark Wahlberg (Ted) Jonah Hill (21 Jump Street, The Watch) Jason Segel (The Five-Year Engagement, This Is 40) Channing Tatum (21 Jump Street) Will Ferrell (The Campaign, Casa de mi Padre) Robert Downey Jr. (The Avengers) Sacha Baron Cohen (The Dictator) »

- Maggie Pehanick

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The James Clayton Column: 2012 - the mirrorverse movie year

20 December 2012 3:12 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Feature James Clayton Dec 21, 2012

With 2012 drawing to a close, James looks back over the year's movies - as seen from a strange alternate universe...

So 2012, then. Helluva ride, huh? I saw many films and some of them were films within films and films about films and now we’ve all ended up in a disaster movie of our own at the arrival of the Mayan apocalypse that Mel Gibson warned us about way back when. We didn’t even get to enjoy Christmas.

Never mind though. Before Jaguar Paw came screaming out of the Mesoamerican rainforest and we all perished as doomsday struck, we watched some brilliant movies. The past calendar year has been packed with superb cinematic releases, and looking back from the other side of oblivion, I see that we were spoiled.

Unfortunately, from this standpoint on the flipside of forever, I can’t actually see the old timeline of reality. »

- ryanlambie

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Oscars: 75 Songs vie for Best Original Song led by Les Misérables, Ted & Safety Not Guaranteed

13 December 2012 8:00 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

The Oscars are almost upon us, and the past few weeks have treated us to the shortlists competing in a number of categories, including Best Animated Feature, Best Visual Effects, Best Documentary, and Best Original Score.

With the nominations announcement creeping ever closer at the start of next month, the Academy have now announced a seventy-five-long list of songs that are eligible in the Best Original Song category.

The list features some absolutely stellar songs that have debuted on the big screen this year, including Adele’s impressive Bond theme, Skyfall.

Tom Hooper’s highly anticipated Les Misérables is also in the running with Suddenly, composed specifically for the film, and it should be great to see how it’s received both by audiences and the Academy in the coming weeks.

We’ve got plenty of choices from animated films in the mix – the animated ones are often the strongest »

- Kenji Lloyd

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And The Oscar Considerations For Best Original Song Are…

12 December 2012 10:30 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently released the full list of all 75 songs eligible for a Best Original Song nomination at the 85th Academy Awards.

In order to be considered, a song must contain original lyrics and music that were specifically written for the film. It must be clearly featured in scenes within the film or as the first piece of music in the end credits.

The full list of the 85th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday 10th January 2013 at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theatre.

The Oscars telecast will air on Sunday 24th February 2013 and will be televised live in more than 225 countries.

Here is the full list of original songs currently under consideration by the Academy.

“For You” from Act Of Valor

“Metaphorical Blanket” from Any Day Now

Let It Rain” from Being Flynn

“Learn Me Right” from Brave

“Touch the »

- Laura Grande

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75 Original Songs Tune Up for 2012 Oscar®

12 December 2012 9:50 AM, PST | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

Seventy-five songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2012 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 85th Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. The original songs, along with the motion picture in which each song is featured, are listed below in alphabetical order by film and song title: “For You” from “Act of Valor” “Metaphorical Blanket” from “Any Day Now” “Let It Rain” from “Being Flynn” “Learn Me Right” from “Brave” “Touch the Sky” from “Brave” “Airport” from “Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best” “Come on Girl” from “Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best” “Someday” from “Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best” “Protect the King” from “Brooklyn Castle” “California Solo” from “California Solo” “Casa De Mi Padre” from “Casa De Mi Padre” “Del Cielo” from “Casa De Mi Padre” “Yo No Se” from “Casa De Mi Padre” “No Other Plans” from “Celeste and Jesse Forever »

- aablog@hollywoodnews.com (Josh Abraham)

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Listen Up: Adele, Arcade Fire, Rick Ross Top Massive List of Oscar-Eligible Original Songs

12 December 2012 6:00 AM, PST | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

In what might be a bit of an over-correction from last year’s two-song race, The Academy has released the largest list of Oscar-eligible original songs in years, topping out at 75 tunes from the movies of the year. Naturally, the big names are there — Adele with “Skyfall” and Arcade Fire with their work on The Hunger Games — but there are also some far out choices like work featured in Death By China and Saint Dracula. With that many songs in the mix, it was bound to be an eclectic group, but even though it’ll be whittled down for the final nominee list announced January 10th, it’s nice for the time being to see “Ladies of Tampa” from Magic Mike right next to “Love Always Comes as a Surprise” from Madagascar 3. Here’s the complete list with a few examples for your listening pleasure: “For You” from Act of Valor “Metaphorical Blanket” from Any Day NowLet It Rain »

- Scott Beggs

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Adele, Katy Perry, Christina Aguilera in contention for Oscar nods

12 December 2012 3:10 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Adele and Katy Perry are among the artists in contention for an Oscar nomination. A shortlist of 75 tracks eligible to be nominated in the Original Song category at the 85th Academy Awards has been released. Adele's James Bond theme 'Skyfall' and Perry's 'Wide Awake' - which was penned for her own concert film Part of Me - have been listed. Christina Aguilera could be nominated for 'Casa De Mi Padre', taken from the film of the same name, while Arcade Fire's 'Abraham's Daughter' from The (more) »

- By Lewis Corner

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Les Misérables’ “Suddenly,” Adele’s “Skyfall” & Katy Perry’s “Wide Awake” Among 75 Songs Qualifying For Oscar

11 December 2012 3:19 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Seventy-five songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2012 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 85th Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.

The original songs, along with the motion picture in which each song is featured, are listed below in alphabetical order by film and song title:

       ”For You” from “Act of Valor

       “Metaphorical Blanket” from “Any Day Now

       “Let It Rain” from “Being Flynn

       “Learn Me Right” from “Brave”

       “Touch the Sky” from “Brave”

       “Airport” from “Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best

       “Come on Girl” from “Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best

       “Someday” from “Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best

       “Protect the King” from “Brooklyn Castle

       “California Solo” from “California Solo

       “Casa De Mi Padre” from “Casa De Mi Padre

       “Del Cielo” from “Casa De Mi Padre

       “Yo No Se” from “Casa De Mi Padre

       “No Other Plans” from “Celeste and Jesse Forever »

- Michelle McCue

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Adele's 'Skyfall' theme deemed eligible for original song Oscar

11 December 2012 2:45 PM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

There are 75 original songs that qualify for the Oscar this year, but really everyone has been waiting to hear about one.

Adele’s title theme to Skyfall surged to #1 on iTunes just days after debuting in October, but some feared the number by her and Paul Epworth would be ruled ineligible for the Oscar because it incorporates elements of the classic 007 theme, which of course is not original.

But the music branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decided it was not a significant enough problem to boot it from the potential nominees, and included it without »

- Anthony Breznican

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75 Songs Eligible for Best Original Song Oscar Including Adele’s “Skyfall” and Matthew McConaughey’s “Ladies of Tampa”

11 December 2012 1:41 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Just yesterday we got a look at the 104 scores that will be gunning for the Best Original Score Oscar at the upcoming 85th Academy Awards, and today the Academy has unveiled the list of 75 songs that will be competing for the coveted Best Original Song trophy.  While the expected contenders like “Suddenly” from Les Miserables and “Song of the Lonely Mountain” from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey appear, one of the pleasant surprises is Adele’s “Skyfall” from Skyfall. Since Adele’s magnificent Bond track draws a few cues from the franchise’s theme, many assumed that the Academy might rule it ineligible for the Best Original Song trophy.  Not so, it appears, and now it looks like Adele just might land herself an Academy Award to keep those 47 Grammys company.  Also of note, Matthew McConaughey could find himself a Best Original Song nominee for "Ladies of Tampa" from Magic Mike. »

- Adam Chitwood

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Begin the Campaign for 'Ladies of Tampa' as 75 Songs Compete for Original Song at the 2013 Oscars

11 December 2012 1:29 PM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

I mentioned on today's podcast that my three nominees for Best Original Song for the 2013 Critics' Choice Awards were "100 Black Coffins" from Django Unchained, "Skyfall" from Skyfall and "Ladies of Tampa" from Magic Mike. Of my nominees only "Skyfall" made the official list of nominees, but hopefully the Academy will right a couple of wrongs as both "100 Black Coffins" and Matthew McConaughey's "Ladies of Tampa" are among the 75 songs listed as in contention for a nomination at the 2013 Oscars. The Academy just released the following list of which all voting members of the Music Branch will receive a Reminder List of works submitted in the category and a DVD copy of the song clips. Members will be asked to watch the clips and then vote in the order of their preference for not more than five achievements in the category. The five achievements receiving the highest number of votes »

- Brad Brevet

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Blu-ray, 3D, DVD Release: Hotel Transylvania

21 November 2012 8:58 AM, PST | Disc Dish | See recent Disc Dish news »

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Jan. 29, 2013

Price: DVD $30.99, Blu-ray/DVD Combo $40.99, Blu-ray 3D Combo $55.99

Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Animated comedy Hotel Transylvania celebrates our love of monsters.

In the family film, Adam Sandler (That’s My Boy) voices Dracula, who has built the Hotel Transylvania as a place where all monsters, especially his daughter Mavis (Selena Gomez, Monte Carlo), can be away from the terrible humans and their pitch forks, garlic and wooden spears. But Mavis wants to get out and see more of the world.

Frankenstein (Kevin James, Zookeeper), Wayne the Wolfman (Steve Buscemi, TV’s Boardwalk Empire), Murray the Mummy (CeeLo Green, Sparkle) and others arrive for her 118th birthday party, as well as an uninvited guest, human hiker Jonathan (Andy Samberg, What’s Your Number?). Trying to convince his daughter that all humans are bad, Dracula tries to hide Jonathan, disguising him as a member of the Stein family, »

- Sam

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New image of Matt Damon in Elysium

19 November 2012 11:29 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Matt Damon’s new sci-fi movie Elysium was initially due for release in March 2013 but was pushed back to August 2013, which shows Sony has faith in this film becoming a big summer blockbuster.

Today, thanks to Screen Crush, we've been treated to a new image featuring Damon looking pretty intense - and so would you be if you were living in 2159 where two classes of people are divided and the wealthy live on a man-made space station called Elysium while the rest of the humans inhabit an overpopulated and disheveled Earth, which is the premise of the new film by District 9 creator Neill Blomkamp. Damon plays a man who is forced to become a cyborg and travel to Elysium to retrieve a cure that would save his life. Here's the official synopsis:

"In the year 2159 two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, »

- flickeringmyth

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'Anchorman' Director Adam McKay Talks Producing Indie Comedy 'Fully Loaded' & What Makes It So Unique

14 November 2012 6:56 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

When he isn't writing or directing, the continually busy and multitasking Adam McKay is producing, and this year alone has seen his hands on a number of films including "The Campaign," "The Dictator," "Casa De Mi Padre," "Bachelorette" and "Tim And Eric's Billion Dollar Movie." They all range from big studio summer movies to smaller scale indies, but none of those are as intimate or personal as "Fully Loaded." McKay teamed with Jeremy Piven to executive produce the picture, and as it hits VOD this week, we chatted with the filmmaker about what drew him to the project. Written by and starring Paula Killen and Lisa Orkin (who based it on their play from Uprights Citizens Brigade), and directed by Shira Piven, "Fully Loaded" chronicles one night on the town with two single moms, whose journey for a hook up finds them comedically reflecting on their lives, past relationships, children and more. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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'Anchorman 2' Is Going to Be a Musical. Why the Hell Not?

13 November 2012 8:26 AM, PST | NextMovie | See recent NextMovie news »

Say what you will about Will Ferrell, but the guy is willing to take risks. For proof, you need look no further than "Casa de mi Padre," which was done entirely in Spanish. If he thinks something is funny, he does it and lets the chips fall where they may.

All of which is our way of preparing you for this: According to indieWire, "Anchorman: The Legend Continues" is going to be a musical.

Yup. That just happened.

Of course, music is nothing new to the world of "Anchorman;" after all, one of the best known scenes in the 2004 original was the cast coming together for an impromptu rendition of the 1976 pop hit "Afternoon Delight."

But "Anchorman: The Legend Continues" is going to take this a little bit father, according to McKay. In fact, they're so dedicated to the musical aspect, they almost produced "Anchorman 2" as a stage show instead. »

- Scott Harris

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Here's the final trailer for Arnold Schwarzenegger's The Last Stand

11 November 2012 11:32 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After featuring in this year's action ensemble The Expendables 2, Arnold Schwarzenegger's cinematic comeback steps up a gear in January with the release of South Korean director Kim Jee-woon's (The Good, the Bad, the Weird, I Saw the Devil) English language debut The Last Stand, and Lionsgate has now released the 'final trailer' for the action comedy, which you can watch below.

The Last Stand sees Arnie returning to top-billing alongside a cast that includes Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), Johnny Knoxville (Jackass), Peter Stormare (Fargo), Eduardo Noriega (The Devil's Backbone), Jaimie Alexander (Thor), Luis Guzman (The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3), Zach Gilford (Friday Night Lights), Genesis Rodriguez (Casa de mi Padre), Rodrigo Santoro (300) and Harry Dean Stanton (Alien).

Here's the official synopsis:

After leaving his Lapd narcotics post following a bungled operation that left him wracked with remorse and regret, Sheriff Ray Owens (Schwarzenegger »

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The Campaign Blu-Ray Review

11 November 2012 3:01 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Jay Roach’s political comedy The Campaign couldn’t have hit Blu-Ray at a better time, with the presidential election being one of the most talked about things around the country. Unfortunately for Roach his film is far from something worthy of debate as Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell hand in two of their worst performances in recent memory. The Campaign is a mostly unfunny experience that rings in a few occasionally funny jokes here and there, but mostly settles for over-the-top shenanigans that might work in congress, but not in this particular film.

Cam Brady (Will Ferrell) and Marty Huggins (Zach Galifianakis) go to war as two CEOs use their election campaign as an opportunity to further their greed. They put the surefire Brady up against the owner of the local tourism business Huggins. As the two heat up the race they soon lose track of their original goals »

- Jeremy Lebens

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Will Ferrell, Nick Offerman, Liam Neeson and More Join Lego Movie

9 November 2012 11:08 AM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

The voice cast of Warner Bros. animated Lego: Piece of Resistance (though that might not be the final title) just keeps getting better. Morgan Freeman, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Channing Tatum and Chris Pratt are all lending their voices to the 3D film from Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and 21 Jump Street directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller. Now Deadline has word that Will Ferrell and Nick Offerman (who co-starred in Casa de Mi Padre) will bring some funny, and Liam Neeson will offer his gruff voice to the film as well. So just who will these guys be playing in the animated film slated for release in 2014? Read on! For those just joining us, the film follows Emmett (Pratt), an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average Lego minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the the mythical Master Builer, the key to saving the world. Suddenly Emmett finds himself drafted »

- Ethan Anderton

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Adam Sandler Joins Ridiculous Six

25 October 2012 5:02 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Comedy westerns seem suddenly to be all the rage. Following Will Ferrell's Casa De Mi Padre and the news that the follow-up to Black Dynamite will be along Blazing Saddles lines, Adam Sandler is now getting in on the action, with a spoof called Ridiculous Six.Not much is known about the film so far, except that it's not a sequel to Ridiculouses 1 to 5 (surely we'd have heard of those). But the title and the genre have been confirmed by studio, Paramount. What sounds likely is some sort of riff on The Magnificent Seven, maybe with a disparate group of gunslingers called in to defend a town against... someone mean. Presumably in this case the gunslingers would be rubbish, so is it possible we can expect something akin to Three Amigos!?Sandler's Happy Madison is, of course, the production company shepherding the project, and it's been set up at »

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The Campaign (review)

24 October 2012 2:02 PM, PDT | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

No one here in London -- capital of the nation where members of Parliament are given a 30-minute timeslot once per week to shout at the Prime Minister, and it’s aired live on TV -- seems to believe me when I tell them that the major “problem” with The Campaign is that it’s barely satirical. No one here can accept that American politics could be quite as absurd, quite as vicious, quite as cynical, quite as content-free as the (ostensibly) fictional North Carolina congressional race depicted in this bitter, brutal, and -- unfortunately for the hopes and dreams of the American people -- very very pointedly funny film. Will Ferrell (Casa de Mi Padre) deploys what is basically his George W. Bush impersonation again -- no bad thing -- as Congressman Cam Brady, who suddenly finds his previously unopposed reelection drive complicated by a public embarrassment fueled by »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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