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To think of the ‘man-child’ sub-genre of comedy movies that has spawned in the last decade or so, there are a few names that come to mind. There’s the dreck that Adam Sandler tends to vomit out of his brain and release into theaters, and then there’s the hit-or-miss stylings

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Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp looks absolutely hilarious! It’s debut on Netflix really can’t come soon enough.

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INSIDE OUT positively overflows with some of Pixar’s most inventive, most imaginative world-building.

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Pixar has released new details about their next film, INSIDE OUT.

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Starring Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler, THEY CAME TOGETHER tells the quirky, funny and heartwarming story of a mismatched pair of candy-makers.

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Members of the motion-picture academy could begin voting for the Oscars as early as Dec. 27, and today marks the final day on which they can turn in their ballots. In other words, nothing that happens after today – save for some kind of technical glitch with the electronic voting

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Around this time a year we are usually bombarded with Christmas’ films, but this year we got something different: a film about Thanksgiving. And turkeys bombarding humans. In his latest feature FREE BIRDS, director Jimmy Hayward wanted to send a good message about togetherness through humor. Hayward: “We felt it was

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Parks and Recreation finishes strong with a return from Burt Macklin and cameos by beloved guest stars.

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My biggest problem with Parks and Recreation’s “Animal Control” episode is it’s heavy plot. Read more to find out why.

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As long as Leslie Knope is willing to change her to name to Leslie Wyatt, or Congresswoman Mrs. Ben Wyatt (it’s a deal-breaker), Ben and Leslie are set to be married the same night of the park fundraiser gala, instead of three months from now. Just kidding. Leslie wouldn’t change

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Parks and Recreation is on a streak of poorly named episodes. It’s at least two, maybe three, I haven’t decided on “Two Parties” yet. It’s functional, yet boring. Be that as it may, Thursday’s episode, “Ann’s Decision,” is a major improvement on last week. The episode opens with Ron ordering a

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Sports fan or not, everyone loves Super Bowl Sunday for the commercials. Advertisers spend well over $1 million dollars for a mere 30 second commercial spot during the biggest football game of the year. Sounds outrageously overpriced but if you consider the number of people that tune in world wide

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Poor Chris. He finds out his relationship status at the same time as the rest of Pawnee, and he probably secretly wishes that “in a personal relationship with” means “in love.” I said last week that he’s in store for a legitimate relationship (because establishing long-term romantic relationships seems to

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Ken Hotate (Jonathan Joss), leader of the fictional Wamapoke Tribe, is back in Pawnee to call everything racist and promote his casino with a giant neon sign…or just build a playground. That’s great too. Thursday’s episode of Parks and Recreation, “Two Parties,” is much more about Ben and Leslie’s bachelor and

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Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone unveiled the Oscar nominations last Thursday. MacFarlane will also host the ceremony, which takes place on Feb. 24, but with several major organizations still doling out nods and wins, the Oscar race is far from over since voters have until Feb. 19 to turn in

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One of the best things about television is the variety of content and subject matter that is available for consumption. It is so wide-reaching, there are so many channels, genres and series to choose from that pretty much anyone can find something they enjoy. Add to that options like Netflix and Hulu to get caught up on shows you may have missed or as an introduction to new series and there is no end to the possibilities for viewing enjoyment. As it turns out, television in 2012 is so varied that there was little to no agreement on any of our writers’ favorites.

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