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Never Stop Dreaming Trailer: Rock Dog!

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Bodi comes from from a long line of guard dog’s but he wants something more, he wants to be the happy pooch, and when a radio falls from the sky, he follows his dream to be a rock star all the way to the big city – with mixed results…

Rock Dog opens on February 24, 2017. The trailer opens right now on the other side of the break.

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Extended British TV Spot: Terminator: Genisys!

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It seems the Brits get a lot of cool stuff before we do. Check out this extended TV spot of Terminator: Genisys in which we meet J.K. Simmons’ character – all he needs is something to work with.

Terminator: Genisys opens on July 1st.

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DVD Review: Whiplash!

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Whiplash, my favorite movie of 2014, is now available on DVD.

It’s a tale of the lengths someone will got to to be great, and the lengths someone will go to to push someone to be great. Whiplash won three Oscars® this year – including Best Supporting Actor for J.K. Simmons for the role of Mr. Fletcher, the abusive instructor/conductor of the top-rated music school’s jazz band.

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Thoughts On The 87th Academy Awards – NPH Holds Long Unpredictable Evening Together!

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Neil Patrick Harris wasn’t brilliant for most of his first evening hosting the Oscars®, but when he picked his spots he definitely sparkled – his few comments on the lack of diversity in the Academy’s selections (‘…celebrating Hollywood’s best and whitest, sorry, brightest;’ Oh, sure ! You like them now!’) may not have been many, but they were perfect – making the point and then moving on (from that first dig right into a stunning eight-minute song and dance number that dropped him into classic movie scenes).

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Birdman Wins Three Indie Spirit Awards!

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Birdman won three Indie Spirit Awards this afternoon – Best Picture, Best Male Lead (Michael Keaton) and Best Cinematography (Emmanuel Lubezki) – while Boyhood, its major competitor for the Oscars®, nabbed Best Director (Richard Linklater) and Best Supporting Female (Patricia Arquette). Julianne Moore won Best Female Lead for Still Alice.

Citizenfour won Best Documentary, J.K. Simmons got Best Supporting Male, and Ida won Best Foreign Film. For a complete list of winners, follow the jump.

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2015 BAFTAs: Boyhood Best Picture; Grand Hotel Budapest Most Awards!

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Richard Linklater’s Boyhood took Best Film at the 2015 BAFTA Awards today. Linklater also won for Best Director and Patricia Arquette garnered the Best Supporting Actress Award.

Eddie Redmayne got the Best Actor award for The Theory of Everything; Still Alice’s Julianne Moore was named Best Actress and Whiplash’s J.K. Simmons got Best supporting Actor.

The Grand Hotel Budapest  led in total awards with five – Original Screenplay, Costume Design, Production Design, Makeup & Hair and Original Music.

The LEGO Movie (which wasn’t even nominated for the Oscar) won Best animated Feature. A complete list of winners follow the jump.

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Super Bowl Spot: Terminator Genisys!

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Say what you will about Paramount’s new Terminator movie, it still looks like more pure fun than the previous two movies in the series.

Now you can check out the Super Bowl spot for Terminator: Genisys – just follow the jump. Terminator: Genysis premieres on July 1st.

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