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‘SNL’: ‘Star Trek’ Leonard Nimoy Tribute; Dakota Johnson’s Parents & more (Video)
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SNL Star Trek Worf M.D.

During last night’s Saturday Night Live, hosted by Fifty Shades Of Grey star Dakota Johnson, the show paid tribute to the late Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy, who passed away on Friday.

In a sketch titled “Emergency Room,” Kenan Thompson pays a doctor who gets called into work straight from a Trek convention dressed as Worf, the Klingon security chief from Star Trek: The Next Generation. At the end of the skit, Dr. Worf gives the Vulcan salute — the signal made famous by Nimoy’s Mr. Spock — before the screen showed an image of Nimoy in the original series giving the salute. (While Nimoy was known as part of the original Star Trek series, he did have a notable guest-star spot on TNG.)

Watch the sketch here below, along with other highlight videos from the episode.

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Oscars 2015 Highlights: Birdman, LEGO, Lady Gaga, and more! (Video)
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Oscars 2015 Benedict Cumberbatch flask

The 87th Annual Academy Awards was broadcast live on ABC on Sunday night, February 22, 2015, from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA, with Neil Patrick Harris hosting. Birdman took the big win of Best Picture and went home with four of its nine nominations, while Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel tied with four wins of its own. Check out the list of all the winners from Oscars 2015.

Below are a several highlights from the Oscars 2015 ceremony, complete with video.

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Oscars 2015: Best Picture Nominees: Breakdown, Analysis, Prediction
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Oscars 2015 Logo

After spending the last two weeks watching all 8 Best Picture nominees for The 87th Annual Academy Awards, I am now fully qualified to give you the lowdown, determine which ones are the best, and more importantly which one will win the big prize.

The crop this year includes the usual Oscars suspects: we have some historical/war films and biopics (Selma, Imitation Game, American Sniper); the movie about the person overcoming adversity (Theory of Everything); the quirky comedy (Grand Budapest Hotel); an original film by an international director (Birdman); a film by a long-admired Hollywood director (Boyhood), and the little indie that could (Whiplash).

There’s a secret to picking these things. You see historically, Best Picture films don’t win without their directors nominated for Best Director. Simple math dictates that that leaves only 4 movies that can win Best Picture. But before I tell you who will win, let’s focus on the much more important question: Which movie should win? Let’s count them down from 8 – 1.

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Sesame Street Spoofs An Oscar Favorite In ‘Big Birdman’ (Video)
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Sesame Street Big Birdman

Since the Academy Awards are airing this Sunday and director Alejandro González Iñárritu‘s backstage comedy-drama Birdman is up for nine awards, including Best Picture, what better is there than to spoof this critically-acclaimed hit? The fine people at the Watercooler have teamed with some of the creative talent on Sesame Street for the short but hilarious parody Big Birdman.

You can watch the video here below.

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The Digital Wire Blu-ray/DVD Release News: Fun For Kids Of All Ages
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Birdman Starring Michael Keaton and Edward Norton

May I mambo dogface to the banana patch? Loosely translated for those of you reading this with a shred of sanity left, welcome back for another edition of The Digital Wire! This week, we’ve gotta another assorted batch of Blu-ray and DVD new release announcements guaranteed to appeal the wide-eyed child in us all. Of course that depends on whether your inner child prefers musical numbers and fancy digital effects or rampant violence, hair-raising car chases, and other adult fare that both the critics and audiences of this world can unite to celebrate its existence.

Below you’ll find info on several future home video releases complete with technical specs, release dates, and links to pre-order at Amazon. We would greatly appreciate it if you use those links to order because a small percentage of each order helps keep this website running at max power. The cover art for certain titles has yet to be finalized.

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2015 Golden Globes Winners: ‘Boyhood’, ‘Birdman’, ‘Transparent’ Grab Top Awards
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Richard Linklater's Boyhood

The 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Beverly Hills, CA, tonight has come to a close, so it’s time to take a look at the winners of the evening.

Boyhood took home top honors, including Best Director (Richard Linklater), Best Supporting Actress (Patricia Arquette), and Best Picture Drama, snagging the most amount of awards for the night. Birdman and The Theory of Everything both took home two each, including a Best Actor Globe for Birdman star Michael Keaton, who gave a moving acceptance speech. Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel won Best Picture Comedy or Musical.

In television, Showtime’s The Affair, FX’s Fargo, and Amazon’s Transparent won two Globes each.

Check out the full list of 2015 Golden Globe winners here below.

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Golden Globes 2015: ‘Birdman’, ‘Boyhood’ & ‘The Imitation Game’ Up For Top Awards
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Golden Globe Awards 2015 Tiny Fey Amy Poehler

Tonight is the live telecast for the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, and the winners of these film categories, given out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, often go on to snag an Oscar. Last year, 12 Years a Slave won Best Picture – Drama at the Globes, and then won the Oscar a month later; same with actors Jared Leto and Matthew McConaughey (both for Dallas Buyers Club); actress Cate Blanchett (for Blue Jasmine); and director Alfonso Cuaron (for Gravity).

For the 2015 Globes, in the film Comedy/Musical category, Birdman leads the pack with seven nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director (Alejandro G. Iñárritu), and Best Actor (Michael Keaton), while in Drama, Boyhood and The Imitation Game are tied with five nods each.

Watch the live 2015 Golden Globe Awards ceremony, hosted by SNL alums Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (their third year in a row hosting), tonight, January 11, 2015, at 8pm on NBC. You can view the full list of nominees here below and we’ll have a full list of winners posted here tonight after the ceremony.

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Adam Frazier’s 30 Favorite Films Of 2014
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Top 30 Films of 2014

2014 was a pretty amazing year for cinema. We saw new work by visionary filmmakers like Paul Thomas Anderson, Richard Linklater, David Fincher, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Bennett Miller, and Wes Anderson.

We witnessed incredible performances by Michael Keaton, Scarlett Johansson, Steve Carell, J.K. Simmons, Rosamund Pike, and David Oyelowo. And we were entertained and awe-struck by one of the best slates of summer blockbusters in recent history, including Guardians of the Galaxy, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and Edge of Tomorrow.

I saw 100 new releases this year. That’s a pretty low number, actually. To put it into perspective, The New York Times reviewed nearly 900 films in 2013. Usually, I see close to 200 new films a year, but this year I needed a break. Seeing 2-3 new releases a week can be great for a movie-lover, but doing it year after year can lead to burnout and an increase in overall disenchantment.

Luckily, I saw some truly great films that renewed my love for film and kept (most) of the cynicism and negativity buried beneath awe, joy, and optimism. Here are the films that did just that: 30 films that moved, inspired, and entertained me. Here are 30 reasons I love movies.

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Mike Lee’s Top 15 Films Of 2014
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Mike's Top 15 Films of 2014

Now that 2014 is over, we are left with deciding which movies were the best of the year. Contrary to to what the box office says, 2014 was a pretty amazing year in film. But as I look back at the 100 or so films that I have seen in the past year, the following 15 films are the ones that I have seen repeatedly, could not stop talking about, or have had the biggest impact one me. Of course this is a subjective list, as there are plenty of other films that I have and have not seen that are or could be better, but honestly, these 15 left the biggest impact on me. I’ll also throw in a couple of honorable mentions. Hit the jump to check it out.

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How ‘Birdman’ Was Filmed To Look Like It Was Shot In One Take (Video)
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Birdman Starring Michael Keaton and Edward Norton

At first glance Birdman may just look like another one of those award-bait fanfare films because it is so meta and aware of the state of movies now. The film follows Riggan (Michael Keaton), a movie star whose claim to fame was portraying a superhero called Birdman in three films, but wants to regain the respect of Hollywood and his family by staging a play based on his career of being Birdman. But the way that director Alejandro González Iñárritu constructed the film from scene to scene will look almost as if he shot the film in one single take. Every transition so seamless and carefully planned.

Naturally, the logistics wouldn’t allow the film to be shot in one take. Birdman uses many locations and takes place over the course of a few days; and there is also the fact that Riggan’s heroic consciousness pops up from time to time, so a single take would be impossible. But a new video has surfaced showing how Iñárritu and cinematographer Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki made the impossible, possible. Hit the jump to check it out.

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