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Geek It! Animation Spotlight: Voice-actor Harry Shearer

Believe it or not, Ned Flanders, Mr Burns, and Waylon Smithers have something in common. These characters are actually voiced by the same voice-actor, and that is the one and only … Harry Shearer. 248 more words


TV Review: Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D., season 2, episode 15

Agent Of S.H.I.E.L.D. saw “One Door Closes” for its fifteenth episode. Should you close your interest in the show too? My answer, complete with spoilers for those who’ve not seen the episode, click on. 1,378 more words

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[DVD] Film Review: The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

From the director of Jean-Pierre Jeunet (AMELIE) comes this bittersweet coming-of-age story about a ten-year-old prodigy, T.S Spivet, who has a passion for cartography and scientific inventions. 660 more words


Applause Books publishes American Neo-Noir

Applause Books recently released American Neo Noir: The Movie Never Ends! This excerpt from the book provides a definition of the genre:

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TV Review: Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D., season 2, episode 14

It’s time for “Love In The Time Of Hydra” on Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. in episode fourteen — is it an episode worth caring about? For my review (spoilers for those who haven’t watched the episode yet), click on. 1,370 more words

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Olivia de Havilland's Audacious Lawsuit Against Warner Brothers Changed Hollywood's Studio System Forever

Despite being one of the biggest stars of her time, Olivia de Havilland found herself in 1943 pitched in a bitter legal battle with her studio, Warner Brothers, when they arbitrarily added six months to her contract to cover time she had spent on suspension. 400 more words

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Inside the labs where Netflix is trying to make televisions suck less

Amazing this initiative from Netflix to encourage TV makers to make their products a  bit less awful (via The Verge).

The entire recommendation program was born out of what Gunderson says became a common, and often bothersome question from people at barbecues and other social gatherings.

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