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Robert B. Sherman, Disney Songwriter Dies at 86

On March 6th, 2012, the musical world was saddened to learn the death of Robert Bernard Sherman, a savant songwriter who was well known for his works with various Disney films and productions. Sherman died at the age of 86, and was announced to the world via his son Jeff’s Facebook statement provided below: “My Dad, Robert B. Sher­man, passed …

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Charlie Sheen, DirecTV and Fiat Capitalize On Once “Winning” Image

Fiat and DirecTV have banked on the visibly aged Charlie Sheen’s bad boy reputation in the hopes of boosting their sales. Sheen capitalizes on his wild past and cheesy 80s movie personas by driving a tiny Fiat 500 Abarth in the middle of a house while a Super Bowl party is going in the following advertisement. If Batman decided to …

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Interview: Creator of “Annoying Orange” Viral Sensation Talks Going from YouTube to TV

Aside from hilarious cat videos and other memes, YouTube is known for helping to create numerous Web celebrities including Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager, Fred Figglehorn, and Rebecca Black. Another phenomenon to add to this list is the popular Annoying Orange video show that involves the adventures of several pieces of fruit, namely an orange.

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Best Picture Oscar Goes To The Artist, Twitter Reacts

The Artist won the coveted Best Picture Oscar. Here’s the trailer: The nominees were: Hugo Graham King and Martin Scorsese, Producers Midnight in Paris Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum, Producers Moneyball Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz and Brad Pitt, Producers The Tree of Life Sarah Green, Bill Pohlad, Dede Gardner and Grant Hill, Producers War Horse Steven Spielberg and Kathleen …

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Film Editing Oscar Goes To The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Twitter Reacts

The Oscar for film editing went to the team behind The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. It’s the same team that won last year for The Social Network. Both films, of course, were directed by David Fincher. The nominees were: The Artist Anne-Sophie Bion and Michel Hazanavicius The Descendants Kevin Tent The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Kirk Baxter and …

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Oscars For Cinematography, Art Direction Go To Hugo, Twitter Reacts

The first two Oscars of the night both went to the film Hugo. Those would be the awards for Cinematography and Art Direction. Here’s the trailer: The nominees for Cinematography were: The Artist Guillaume Schiffman The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Jeff Cronenweth Hugo Robert Richardson The Tree of Life Emmanuel Lubezki War Horse Janusz Kaminski The nominees for Art …

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Oscars Red Carpet: Twitter Reaction

The pre-Oscars Red Carpet extravaganza just hit the airwaves, and naturally it didn’t take long for Twitter to explode with commentary. We’ll pull out some of the highlights here, up to the show. Side note: It’s good to see that the Rob Zombie Woolite commercial is still in the rotation for tonight’s event: Here’s the Twitter reaction. Refresh regularly for …

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Razzies: Adam Sandler Sets Record, Twitter Reacts

Adam Sandler has made cinematic history with his film Jack and Jill. He has set the record for most “Razzie” nominations in one year by one person. The Razzies’ site says: With three critically-panned movies released by his Happy Madison Productions, 2011 was A Berry Bad Year for Adam Sandler, who now totally dominates the list of contenders for The …

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Nike’s Galaxy Foamposite Causes Riots, Twitter Fun

What some are calling the “most anticipated Nike releases to date,” the release of Nike’s Galaxy Foamposite shoes did not disappoint, at least on an entertainment front. Yes, it the enjoyment was coupled with a tinge of sadness as you watch a nation of youngsters do everything short of selling their souls, all to own a piece of Nike’s sole. …

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Jay-Z Faces Competition From Rapping Russian Billionaire

According to recent estimates, Mikhail Prokhorov is the third richest man from Russia and the 32nd richest man in the entire world. But all the money in the world can’t buy you rap skills. The Russian billionaire has gone viral with a performance he made as a guest appearance on a Russian comedy show called “Projector Paris Hilton.” The appearance …

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Danica Patrick OK After Crash

Danica Patrick walked away from her crash at the Gatorade Duel at Daytona Thursday, after slamming into a wall on the last lap of the qualifying race. Thanks to Nascar safety innovations, along with Patrick’s quick thinking, she was uninjured. The video below shows how Patrick took her hands off the wheel to avoid broken wrists: “It felt like a …

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