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I Am Now Convinced Gravity Will Win Best Motion Picture

Working in the music business, I know some things ahead of time with awards, or performances. I hear things and know a certain artist will win something because the record company is working hard to promote that artist.

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‘Ghostbusters 3′ is Moving Forward After the Death of Harold Ramis

With the passing of Harold Ramis, it seemed another monkey wrench had been thrown into the plans of the long rumored ',' which co-writer and star Dan Aykroyd has been working on for over twenty years. Now it's been revealed that commerce trumps tragedy as Sony and director Ivan Reitman are definitely moving forward with the project.

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‘Non Stop’ Review

The opening shot of 'Non-Stop' has Liam Neeson pouring whiskey in a coffee cup and stirring it with a toothbrush. He then reaches out to a photo of a young girl to stroke it with his fingertips. After this the phone rings and the caller ID reads 555. In other words, three of the biggest movie cliches, all in about sixty seconds.

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Monty Python Game Based on Stomping Foot Is Crazy Addictive

There aren't too many thrills as viscerally funny and satisfying as the giant stomping foot that's graced so many Monty Python productions. From their groundbreaking TV show in the early '70s to their great movies at the end of the decade, the huge animated foot has been a constant presence.

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Harold Ramis, Director of ‘Caddyshack’ and Star of ‘Ghostbusters,’ Dead at Age 69

Harold Ramis, the star of 'Ghostbusters,' writer of 'Animal House' and director of 'Caddyshack' and 'Groundhog Day,' has died at the age of 69 in Chicago. Ramis had been suffering from autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis and had been in declining health since 2010.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Pompeii’ Fizzles While ‘The LEGO Movie’ is Still Awesome

For the third weekend in a row, 'The LEGO Movie' effortlessly held onto the number one spot at the box office, cutting down all of the newbies that showed up to dethrone it. Don't cry to hard for '3 Days to Kill,' but feel free to wince a'plenty for 'Pompeii.'

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Could John Travolta Play a Future Bond Villain?

It's been a rough decade for John Travolta, and his self-destructive slide looks to continue now that he's signed on to voice the lead character in a Gummy Bears movie. For that reason, we have a hard time believing that he's spoken to the James Bond franchise producers about playing a villain in a future film, but according to a recent interview, he claims that such meetings have occurred and have been fruitful.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The LEGO Movie’ Constructs a Big Opening

And here we are: five weeks into the new year and we already have our first major blockbuster of 2014. Early estimates had 'The LEGO Movie' opening big, but the animated adventure shattered all expectations this weekend, with universally positive reviews and word of mouth sending the film to a massive opening.

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The 20 Feet From Stardom Documentary, The Real Story of Background Singers [REVIEW] [VIDEO]

I recently read the article in Rolling Stone Magazine titled Rocks Greatest Unsung Voices by Simon Vozick-Levinson. Rolling Stone rated it at 4 stars. I rate it at 5. If your  a music fan, you no doubt are familiar with the term "background singer." Darlene Love, Mary Clayton, and Lisa Fischer to name a few of the better known. As I've always said, "a background singer can make or break a live performance." With that in mind, it's my hope you'll either rent or buy the 20 Feet From Stardom documentary.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Ride Along’ Laps ‘That Awkward Moment’ and ‘Labor Day’

Unless you had a personal stake in a film being released this weekend, movies were far from the most important thing happening to you these past couple of days. You can blame the weekend's mostly anemic box office on one thing: the Super Bowl. Everyone spent their money buying snacks and preparing their parties and not going to see 'That Awkward Moment' and 'Labor Day,' both of which opened soft.

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New Movies: ‘That Awkward Moment,’ ‘Labor Day’

A comedy and a drama hit theaters this weekend. A comedy and a drama? That's both kinds of faces on those masks!

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‘The Monuments Men’ Review

“They don't make 'em like that anymore!”

That's what my old man always liked to say when we'd watch a black and white Hollywood classic. Sometimes he meant it as a sign of respect. Sometimes he meant it to mean, "Wow, that was super cheesy."

George Clooney's 'The Monuments Men' goes right down the middle.

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