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Saturday At The Movie: This Is The End

Seth Rogen and long time writing partner, Evan Goldberg are out to tickle your funny bone before you settle in for Man Of Steel with their directorial debut. In all that could be obviously good about an end of the world movie where the actors play themselves, there is much that could go wrong. However This Is The End delivers laughs whole-heartedly and without shame. The humor is much in the same vein as the other movies starring Judd Apatow’s brat pack. There are dick jokes galore, lots of drug use and nerd pretension. This is not a bad thing. Many a great comedy has been built on less.

The basic premise of the movie is that a group of Hollywood actors are trapped at James Franco’s house when the Biblical Apocalypse occurs, featuring an  impossibly funny ensemble that includes James Franco, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson, Jay Baruchel, and Danny McBride. There are a list of cameos a mile long including Michael Cera, Emma Watson, Mindy Kaling, Paul Rudd, Channing Tatum, Rihanna, on and on. The main party scene was truly meant to feel like a compilation of real Hollywood parties.
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Fall TV Preview: The Mindy Project

Each week we will previewing new shows being added to the Fall TV Line-up. These recaps should help you decide what’s worth adding to your viewing schedule and what you should skip. This week introduces us to FOX’s The Mindy Project starring Mindy Kaling (The Office). To start off, have a look at the trailer for the new series and then read on after the jump for a full synopsis:

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Watch With Amanda: Alcatraz and more axed, Grey’s Anatomy news, and Britney’s new $15 million TV gig

Well guys… it’s official. Alcatraz has been cancelled (poor Hugo). After an amazing start for the series, the ratings plunged and it’s not really surprising that Fox has decided to not bring it back.  In an announcement yesterday Fox has also cancelled Bones‘ spinoff The Finder, Breaking In, and I Hate My Teenage Daughter.  On the bright side, Keifer Sutherland’s Touch has been renewed and the network has also picked up a bunch new shows for the fall and a few sound promising. Click through to read more about them. Read the rest of this entry

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