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78th Annual Academy Awards Winners

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The 78th Academy Awards is in the can and who were the big winners this year? Everybody's favorite "March of the Penguins" wins best documentary for the year, as if we had any doubts. It was all down hill from there. As not one of the most exciting years in film making, the Oscars reflected and even amplified one of the most mundane years in movie history.

Geeks weigh in on the best movies of 2005

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From the long-awaited birth of Darth Vader to the ultimately reviled (box office) Doom, 2005 produced both major achievements and serious let-downs when it came to the types of far-out movies that IT geeks seem to love.

US film institute picks Penguins

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The documentary film March of The Penguins has been branded a "moment of significance" by a US movie body. The American Film Institute (AFI) chose six events and trends from 2005 from the US movie and TV industries.

Doom Movie receives lackluster reviews

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Seems the movie Doom based on the Doom series of video games is meeting with lukewarm reviews. Most state they find it tedious with too much talk and not enough action. I still want to see it, but I might wait for cable.

How Doomed Is It?

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As Doom fans await the first-person shooter's debut on the big screen, Paul Davidson of Wired magazine takes a sneak peek at the movie based on the game.

a penguinista's review of Serenity

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Penguinistas tend to love Star Trek and Star Wars. Maybe it's the love of the idea of endless possibilities that runs as a common theme through both free open source software and those movies. I'm not here to do a traditional movie review, instead I'm going to try to figure out why penguinstas and GNUsters are going to see this film in droves, and if the film is really worth the hype.

On Location With: DOOM: The Movie

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I'm standing on the set of the upcoming DOOM film, and, as someone who played all the way through DOOM 3, it's quite a surreal experience.

U.S. charges man in camcorder-piracy crackdown

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A Missouri man is the first to be indicted under a new federal law that prohibits people from secretly videotaping movies when they are shown in theaters.

Official DOOM Trailer now Online

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Doom motion picture. The Universal Pictures film, based on the best-selling first person shooter of the same name and its subsequent videogame sequels, isn't due in theaters until October 21st, but you can get an early peek here.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tops U.S. box office again

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U.S. moviegoers still had a sweet tooth this weekend as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" came out on top at the box office for a second straight week. "March of the Penguins" cracked the Top 10 with $4.3 million, although it played on just 695 screens.

Destroy All Humans! movie in the pipe

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Video game maker THQ Inc. are planning to make a movie based on their recently released game, Destroy All Humans!

'Doom' film shoots for video game style

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A movie version of classic video game series "Doom" takes some visual cues from the world of games, according to a clip of the film shown on Sunday.

Online service to offer movies before DVD

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Revelations Entertainment, an independent Hollywood movie distributor, has formed a new online movie service called ClickStar, which will offer a limited selection of downloadable movies before they are released on DVD.

Review: War of the Worlds

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The Steven Spielberg remake of War of the Worlds was a bit of a disappointment to me. I'd been looking forward to seeing it and the preview trailers looked exciting. But the finished project couldn't live up to the hype.

Intel and Morgan Freeman to distribute movies online

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Intel has bought itself a prestigeous partnership in the digital content distribution service. According to an announcement made on Wednesday, the chip manufacturer co-founded ClickStar with Morgan Freeman and Lori McCreary, producer of the Oscar-winning actor's company Revelations.

War of the Worlds passes $200 million worldwide

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"War of the Worlds" took in more than $200 million worldwide in its first four days in release, with foreign grosses slightly larger than domestic box-office.

Tom Cruise admits to alien belief

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Actor Tom Cruise has admitted that he believes in aliens, saying it would be "arrogant" to think that extra-terrestrial beings did not exist.

Payne Heading to Film

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Twentieth Century Fox has confirmed that the film adaptation of Max Payne has already began production.

March of the Penguins

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PENGUINS, who pretty much stole the animated "Madagascar" in supporting roles, are the whole show in "March of the Penguins," a remarkable, eye-popping nature documentary directed by France's Luc Jacquet.

`Frankly, my dear` is top movie quote

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"Frankly my dear, I don`t give a damn" was named the top movie quote of all time by the American Film Institute Tuesday.

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