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[Oscars 2013] – Predicting The Nominations

9 Jan

An actual Oscar statuette to be presented during the 79th Annual Academy Awards sits in a display case in Hollywood

I still have a few 2013 releases to catch up with, and I though I wanted to make my Oscar nominations predictions post having seen all of them, the nods are due early tomorrow morning so I’ll have to post them now.

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[Review] – Ted

4 Jul

Title: Ted
Year: 2012
Director: Seth MacFarlane
Writers: Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild, based on a story by Mr. MacFarlane
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Giovanni Ribisi, Jessica Stroup, Patrick Warburton, Joel McHale, Laura Vandervoort
MPAA Rating: R, crude and sexual content, pervasive language, and some drug use
Runtime: 106 min
IMDb Rating: 7.8
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 62

I’m a Family Guy fan. It’s a show that even when it misses at least it’s very damn entertaining, and when it hits it really hits and is just all kinds of fun and hilarious. A lot of it has to do with the show’s creator, Seth MacFarlane, a guy who started animating shows for Hanna-Barbera in the 90’s before he created Family Guy, took it to Fox and created his animation empire there, with the network also running The Cleveland Show (which I also watch) and American Dad! (which I don’t), both co-created by Mr. MacFarlane, and the former being a Family Guy spin-off.

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[Trailer] – Ted

2 Apr


Seth MacFarlane is a pretty talented guy, starting out at Hanna-Barbera animating Cartoon Network shows like Dexter’s Laboratory and Johnny Bravo, then moving on to create Family Guy in 1999, which is still running and in 2009 became the first animated series to be nominated for the Outstanding Comedy Series award at the Emmy Awards since The Flintstones back in 1961.

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