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Seth MacFarlane looks to establish comedy dominance with “Ted 2”

For today’s piece, I want to try something a little bit different, especially because this isn’t the first time I’ve spoken of Seth MacFarlane here. Last year, I wrote about MacFarlane as a future A-list comedy filmmaker on the eve of his sophomore feature A Million Ways to Die in[...]

“Jurassic World”: Ten Movies to see in June

Ahoy! As always, I like to take a look at the month in advance to see what cinematic offerings are coming our way. This time out, it’s the June releases that I’m going to be prepping you for, and as an added bonus, I’ve seen a fair number of them[...]

Ten candidates to host the 88th Academy Awards

As always seems to be the case immediately after the Oscars, a lot of chatter has turned to who should be the next host of the show following Neil Patrick Harris’ turn on Sunday. Honestly, the Academy Awards doesn’t actually need a host, but since they’re committed to the idea,[...]

Charlize Theron is our “Hollywood Actress of the Week”

Our selected star to be included in our “Hollywood Actress of the Week Photo Gallery” is Charlize Theron. This weekend Charlize and Seth MacFarlane are starring in “A Million Ways to Die in the West.” It’s the story of a cowardly farmer who begins to fall for the mysterious new[...]

Seth MacFarlane: Our Next A-list Comedy Filmmaker?

We’ve known for years now that Seth MacFarlane was one of the kings of animated television comedy, but it was only a few years ago that we saw him conquer cinemas as well with his directorial debut Ted. The film was hilarious, clever, and better received by critics than anyone[...]

“A Million Ways to Die in the West…” Red Carpet

The old west was alive in Westwood on Thursday night with an all-starred carpet lineup at the premiere of ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West.’ This is Seth MacFarlane’s first bow since the hugely successful ‘Ted’ and the crowdsturned out to see the star studded fest. Charlize Theron and[...]

The Oscars® were no enormous shame, a few good jokes, no great shocks

I’m a big fan of Ellen DeGeneres and her understated, often brilliant humor. This was most evident when she hosted the 2001 Emmy Awards after the horrific events in New York and Washington that year. The show was postponed twice, and when it finally aired a couple of months later[...]

Disappointment over the tasteless antics of host Seth MacFarlane

By Michael Russnow In the aftermath of my review of the Oscars and that of many others who seemed to agree Seth MacFarlane’s humor was often wanting, I thought I’d offer a postscript as to why for most people the John Wilkes Booth joke didn’t work. It had nothing to do with[...]

Oscars 2013 – Feed back on Seth MacFarlane

By Michael Russnow This year’s Oscars show on ABC wrapped after a bit over three and a half hours and there were a bunch of great moments, a bit of tedium and a lot of disappointment over the tasteless antics of host Seth MacFarlane. Look, I’m not a prude, though I’ve[...]

2013 Oscars: Congratulations to the Nominees and Honorees

Congratulations to the 2013 Oscar nominees and winners… for complete list of winners pls scroll down. Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz – “Django Unchained” Best Animated Short: “Paperman” – John Kahrs Best Animated Feature: “Brave” – Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman Cinematography: “Life of Pi” – Claudio Miranda Visual Effects: “Life of Pi” – Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De[...]
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