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Trailer: Despicable Me 2

— by SEAN GERSKI — “Despicable Me” wasn’t a movie I sought out necessarily, but I caught it when it was playing on the TV during a party I attended. It was diverting and I kind of enjoyed it, but I don’t really recall much of it. I do remember those little yellow guys, but [&hell[...]

Disney to Release Star Wars VII in 2015

— by SEAN GERSKI — On April 1 of every year, plenty of otherwise responsible websites like to put up stories that are 100 percent fictional as April Fools’ gags. Reading the following news felt to me like one of those times. Not only has The Walt Disney Co. purchased George Lucas’[...]

Trailer: Save the Date

— by SEAN GERSKI — “Save the Date” may have comedic moments, but the trailer shows that it is not exactly a comedy. This fact is relevant because the main draw for “Save the Date” is that it stars Lizzy Caplan, Alison Brie and Martin Starr. Caplan and Starr were both in “Party [...]

Win a Dark Shadows Blu-Ray Combo Pack!

— by SEAN GERSKI — Just in time for Halloween, we have a great giveaway for our readers thanks to our friends at Warner Bros. Warner Bros. Pictures released Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows” on DVD and Blu-Ray on Oct. 2 — along with the Dark Shadows Blog App! To celebrate[...]

Win a $50 iTunes Gift Card from Sony!

— by SEAN GERSKI — iTunes is celebrating Sony Pictures Classics 20th Anniversary by selling some of the studio’s top titles for only $9.99 in HD. The sale – available at — runs through July 24. The following movies are available at the $9.99 sale price[...]

Review: The New Year

— by SEAN GERSKI — Without too much effort, Sunny can bowl a 300 game … or she can roll a series of gutter balls. She has the talent to bowl as well as she wants, but she has to be motivated. And for Sunny, life is much the same way. She has the tools […][...]

Trailer: To Rome with Love

— by SEAN GERSKI — Although I am a lover of all kinds of films, there was a point in my film-watching career where I just didn’t care for Woody Allen. (And, as an aside, calling watching movies “a movie-watching career” makes it seem more exciting, doesn’t it?) But when a directo[...]

39th Annie Award Winners Announced

— by SEAN GERSKI — The International Animated Film Society announced the winners of the 39th Annual Annie Awards last night, Feb. 4, at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The award show — which celebrates the best in animation — was hosted by Patton Oswalt. The night’s biggest winner[...]

Shortlist for the Visual Effects Oscar Released

— by SEAN GERSKI — The 10 films on the short list to compete for the five visual effects Oscar nominations have been released by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Members of the visual-effects branch will pare the list down to the five official Oscar nominees[...]

What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

— by SEAN GERSKI — Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt — the stars of last year’s wonderful “500 Days of Summer” — ask what you are doing New Year’s Eve with this fun little song. Here’s hoping this duo works together sooner rather than late[...]

Winners of 2011 European Film Awards Announced

— by SEAN GERSKI — Every year, the European Film Academy presents the European Film Awards, which honor winners in a total of 17 categories, including European Film, European Director, European Actress and European Actor. The 24th European Film Awards took place in Berlin on Dec. 3 and t[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Jingle All the Way’

— by SEAN GERSKI — All things considered, I’d rather wait until Thanksgiving is over to start thinking about Christmas. However, there’s money to be made in the holiday, meaning the festive season gets started earlier and earlier every year. Hallmark has been playing original[...]

Eddie Murphy to Host 84th Academy Awards

— by SEAN GERSKI — If I sat down and thought of who I wanted to host the Oscars, I don’t think Eddie Murphy would have popped into my mind. However, once I heard he was the front-runner for the post, I was actually rooting for him to get it. If he’s on his game, […][...]

A Music Video from ‘The Muppets’ by OK Go

— by SEAN GERSKI — Here is a music video by the group OK Go for the upcoming movie, “The Muppets.” The band, which is renowned for a series of clever videos, perform “Muppet Show Theme Song.” Directed by James Bobin and written by Jason Segel, “The Muppets&#[...]