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The Sorry State of Super Bowl Commercials

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 7, 2011 at 2:44am

I tried, I really did. I watched every single commercial on this year’s Super Bowl telecast. Unfortunately, I’m terribly spoiled by my DVR. I think I’d give up Diet Coke before I’d give up my DVR. Consequently, my tolerance of the sorry state of commercials is quite low. So my assessment of this year’s crop of spots is not particularly kind. Nor coherent. Nor relevant. I was not impressed. There were, however, a few bright spots.

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SANCTUM (2011) (**)

We are told right from the start that this is inspired by a true story. But we quickly discover that it's not inspired by true characters. It's not surprising that a survival film like this would be populated with stock characters, but there is nothing surprising about anything that happens with them. The filmmakers wanted to make an underwater cave story and that is the only part he gets right.

Effects Headline News

Inception Wins Four VES Awards

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 10:13am

The Visual Effects Society announced the winners of the 9th Annual VES Awards tonight at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

Headline News

Deathly Hallows - Part 1 Arriving Onto Blu-Ray, DVD, Digital Download In April

Everything has led to this moment. The epic finale begins with “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1”, which arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download this April 15th from Warner Home Video and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution.

Kids Headline News

Corus Celebrates Franklin’s 25th Anniversary

Corus Entertainment’s Kids Can Press, Nelvana Studio and Treehouse are pleased to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Franklin, one of the world’s most adored preschool characters, with the release of a special edition of Franklin in the Dark, the re-release of 12 classic Franklin stories – available in stores today – and the Treehouse premiere of the new CGI-animated series Franklin and Friends on Friday, March 4 at 6 p.m. ET.

Imax Headline News

Tangled to be Released in IMAX 3D Throughout Asia

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures announced today that the Oscar-nominated hit Tangled will be released in IMAX 3D in key Asian territories day-and-date with the individual countries' wide release dates.

Headline News

Vicon House of Moves Completes NHL/Stan Lee Superhero Franchise Debut

Vicon House of Moves (HOM), a leading motion capture and animation service company, was contracted by Guardian Media Entertainment (GME), a joint venture between the National Hockey League (NHL) and SLG Entertainment led by Stan Lee of POW! Entertainment, to develop a short film as part of their launch efforts for new superhero franchise titled The Guardian Project.

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