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Brian Rudloff

Brian loves two things: movies and vacations. He has a B.S. in Cinema/Television Production and an M.S. in Recreation and Tourism Management. While he certainly anticipates the latest releases, he is more often found dancing on flying sarapes through the ether of yesteryear and wistfully prancing on clouds of nostalgia. He does not understand kids these days or the entertainment they consume.

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From the man who brought us Clerks, Chasing Amy, Jersey Girl, and a bazillion hours of podcasting comes the most delightfully insane film.

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In the realm of TV, the head writer/creator is known as the showrunner, and these are the people that Des Doyle explores in his first documentary effort, Showrunners: A Documentary Film.

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Another Con has come and gone, but at least we’ll have the memories forever!  From current pop culture to nostalgic childhood imagery, each year attendees’ homemade costumes get more elaborate and amazing.  Here are some of my favorite cosplay moments from the week, along with a few things that were

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While Disney’s latest animated feature Frozen is definitely above-average family entertainment, my first thought upon leaving the theatre was “boy, it’s a shame that Princess and the Frog was such a flop.”  And I immediately went home to watch it.  In addition to instant-classic music, complete characters, and impeccable animation,

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Some consider pumpkin carving a child’s amusement, to others a seasonal craft project.  Not I.  To me it is a ritual, an annual meditation of self-expression and true craftsmanship.  My hope is that Ron Swanson would be proud.  The flickering warm glow from within the ephemeral canvas is as peaceful

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As a connoisseur of golden age cartoons, Adult Swim’s gag driven animated series, Superjail!, hits a real soft spot in my heart.

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If you’re not watching Adult Swim’s China, IL, you’re making a huge mistake. At Comic Con ’13 we had the opportunity to sit down with series creator, Brad Neely, executive producer, Daniel Weidenfeld, and star, Jeffrey Tambor to discuss the upcoming season.

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Comic-con: The nerdtastic emotional roller coaster of anxiety. anticipation, and infinite glory! Check out Brian’s short but sweet plans for his one day stop in San Diego.

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Awkward teen sex and 90’s nostalgia collide in Aubrey Plaza’s first leading lady big screen vehicle, The To Do List.

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Directed by first-timer Dan Scanlon, Monsters University reunites the beloved voices of Billy Crystal, John Goodman, and Steve Buscemi while introducing a powerhouse supporting cast! It is my pleasure to report that real Pixarian heart and humor are back for summer 2013.

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Gushing out the ole’ horror movie poop shoot this week is Ethan Hawke in The Purge! But if you see one Ethan Hawke movie this week, see Before Midnight.

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Sightseers is the UK’s highly anticipated (by me at least), Edgar Wright produced, acclaimed festival darling.

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Oz The Great And Powerful is the lesser of the three Oz movies the last century has seen, but I suppose it could be a lot worse….it could have been Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland!

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For 13 years I anxiously waited to find a copy of and the time to watch 2000’s epic five-part fairytale miniseries The 10th Kingdom. Netflix finally made that happen.

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It’s 2013!   A new year of movies and a new year of Video Vaults!  Why don’t we start it off right with a movie that celebrates the movies, 1997’s box office disaster, Cats Don’t Dance!  The only film ever produced by Turner Feature Animation Studio (before being absorbed in the

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The standards for what is acceptable in cinema are in a constant state of evolution as we move toward a more compassionate and politically correct world. While I can’t condone the following controversial material, it is still interesting to see the “artistic choices” of filmmakers of yore. Now having given you the obligatory Leonard Maltin “it was a different time” preface, I am pleased to present to you this list of questionable animated shorts that don’t quite understand the meaning of the holidays. There is something off about these cartoon Christmases
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