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Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) - Movie Review

Maybe, just to take a stand against massive, building covering "super" graphic ads, How To Train Your Dragon is NOT the weekly pick. I'm sure it's cute, funny and oh-so-3D, but you advertise your skanky marketing bed Dreamworks and now you gotta sleep in it. It's the tacky-ness of it all, and not to mention safety, that irks me. The relentless, slap in the face, "we don't care if we blight your vision / neighborhood / city as a long as we sell sell sell" mentality that makes me want to say "Hey, up yours Dreamworks. Thanks for the massive 10 story high "crap" blinding me on the way to work." And don't hide behind "we didn't know where it was going", they said they had permits," cause that's just bullshit and you know it.

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The Thirty Best Films of the Twenty First Century (So Far)

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Not sure I understand the timeliness of this subject, but others have attempted it - see below - quite badly. "Thank you movie buffers for all your suggestions to my last topic, they were very helpful and I used them to help compile this list. In my opinion these are the thirty best films of the Decade so far. While I can appreciate how well loved The Lord of the Rings trilogy is I never found it engaging and therefore none of those films make the list." "There are also some noticeable exceptions, and perhaps an unexpected choice of which Almodovar film to include. All of my...

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DISTRICT 9 (2009) Weekly Pick + Review

District 9 (2009) Twenty plus years after man has met his first alien, he still can't get rid of the stink. You may have come here in a broken down space van, but for gawd's sake, take a shower already! And move that jalopy out of my sun path! You're blocking my weeds from growing with your hover-shadow shite!

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ZOMBIELAND (2009) Weekly Pick + Review

Zombieland (2009) View now and get a zombiebat for free as a thank you for your time, and effort, completing this movie. After which you will need a double tap of strong beer to kill the broad comedic nuggets rattling around in your zombie loving noggin.

UTA Job List (08-20-2010)

EXECUTIVE & MANAGEMENT POSITIONS Major studio seeks qualified temporary production attorney to work with Legal Affairs team.  Responsibilities include negotiating and drafting acquisition, development and production agreements (including talent) and production legal matters (including rights/chain of title; clearances; guilds matters; and advertising, promotion and publicity).  Requirements: California bar, minimum five years production counsel experience at motion picture or television company or major firm experience specializing in entertainment law, strong background in U....

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Ninja Assassin (2009) Weekly Pick

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Raizo (Rain) is one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the merciless execution of his friend by the Clan, Raizo breaks free from them…and vanishes. Now he waits, preparing to exact his revenge. In Berlin, Europol agent Mika Coretti (Naomie Harris) has stumbled upon a money trail linking several political murders to an underground network of untraceable assassins from the Far East. Defying the orders of her superior,...

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JULIE & JULIA (2009) Weekly Pick + Review

Julie & Julia (2009) It's Nora Ephron! It's Amy Adams! It's Meryl Streep! Very good master of the obvious, action junkie 35 year-old kiddie - you have described the movie's "chick lineage" accurately and succinctly. Now go back to your buffo wings and let the adults talk.

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Playboy's bunny turns more alluring than playmates

BANGALORE (Reuters) – Playboy spent 56 years making sure that the world would know it by the sign of its bunny ears. Now that the company is up for sale, Playboy's iconic logo, not the magazine, might be what saves it. Playboy Enterprises Inc is in talks with at least one possible bidder for the Chicago-based company. Fashion house Iconix Brand Group may be more interested in the company's saucy symbol than the photo spreads of naked women that made the magazine famous in the first place. Iconix wants the bunny ears brand, but wants a partner from the publishing world to buy the magazine and...

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The Blind Side (2009) -

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Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw and Kathy Bates star in Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros. Pictures’ “The Blind Side,” which depicts the remarkable true story of All-American football star Michael Oher. Teenager Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron) is surviving on his own, virtually homeless, when he is spotted on the street by Leigh Anne Tuohy (Sandra Bullock). Learning that the young man is one of her daughter’s classmates, Leigh Anne insists that Michael—wearing shorts and a t-shirt in the dead of winter—come out of the cold. Without a moment’s hesitation, she invites him to stay at the Tuohy home...

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Survival of Avhianwu- Documentary

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Introduction Since the existence of Avhianwu about 500 years ago, Avhianwu has survived for distinct historical and political periods as a community. The first of these periods marked by the reign of the Benin obas, is known to the people of Avhianwu as Agb’oba (oba era); the second marked by the Nupe occupation of Avhianwu, call Agb’izanama (the izanama era of the Nupe); the third marked by the British colonial rule in Nigeria, refered to as Agb’obo (the era of the white man); the fourth marked by the attainment of independence in Nigeria is “Agbomha” (our era...

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AFCI Locations Trade Show - Santa Monica April (15, 16, 17) 2010

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No Other Event Puts the Spotlight on Location Filmaking Like AFCI Locations Trade Show For 25 years, Locations Tradeshow has starred as the premier gathering of location filmmakers featuring attention-grabbing exhibits and provocative discussions. New to this year's show, film commissions worldwide will showcase their best financial incentives to filmmakers like you as part of the LTS Financial Forums series. Get the skinny on the hottest locations, latest incentive programs, and finest local crew and resources available from hundreds of film commissions and service providers worldwide. And...

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FUNNY PEOPLE (2009) Weekly Pick + Review

Funny People (2009) Ya know, what I really want to do is direct...you...to Adam, but it's only in 4 theaters to start due to some intern at Fox Searchlight who thought there were only 300 people in the US. M stands for million, not monkeys...well, maybe it could stand for monkeys in this case, but all in all, love the decimal buddy...be...the decimal.