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15 Animated Movies From The Last Decade We Bet You Won't Recognize

While researching this list, you wouldn’t believe how many incredibly forgettable animated movies we discovered that were released over the last decade – but we culled the list down to 15, and we’re betting that you won’t be able to guess the titles for most – if not all – of them. Do you accept the challenge? If so, read on!

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19 Films Are Being Considered For 2013's Best Animated Feature Academy Award

To be expected, the foreign films are the meatier bits, and the clear frontrunner to me is Hayao Miyazaki’s historical fantasy The Wind Rises - even though I haven’t seen it yet. It’s the last film for the legendary director, whose Spirited Away took the prize back in 2001.

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APB Reloaded Launches Halloween Event

The crime-riddled streets of APB Reloaded are about to sport a brand new sheen of spooky paint as the game gears up for a special two-week Halloween celebration, starting today, Oct. 24, and running through Nov. 6.

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This Week In Home Entertainment: Epic And Boardwalk Empire Season 3

There are a few smaller film releases this week like Rapture-palooza, but mostly there’s plenty of TV for fans to nab just before this fall’s releases hit the schedule. Boardwalk Empire is one big example, but this week ABC Studios is also putting out the second season of Revenge, which will include plenty of murder and intrigue, as well as bonus features.

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Fast & Furious 6 Comes Out On Top At Memorial Day Weekend Box Office

Fast & Furious 6 roared into theaters this weekend, and if the estimates hold true, the film has secured itself a high spot on the list of successful Memorial Day openers. It hasn't quite topped Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End or Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, but it's in that ballpark, with reports putting the action film's 4-day estimate at about $120 million.

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To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Epic Ticket

The next 3D feature we have this season is Epic, an animated adventure from Ice Age director Chris Wedge that hopes to plunge audience members into a miniaturized forest setting. In the past, 3D and animation have gone hand-in-hand. Is that the case with Epic? Let’s put our glasses on and explore.

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Now Streaming: Netflix Instant Alternatives to Star Trek Into Darkness, The Hangover Part III, And Epic

Looking to Star Trek Into Darkness, The Hangover Part III, and Epic for inspiration, we've pulled together a selection of Marvel Universe movies, romances from literature, and crowd-pleasing comedies with underrated stars.

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This Rotten Week: Predicting The Hangover III, Fast & Furious 6 And Epic Reviews

Well, thank goodness for long-running franchises that keep pumping out movies. If not for them we’d have almost nothing to even talk about this week. But alas, the gang’s back with another hangover, another gang has the need for speed and we get an epic flick

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Latest Epic Trailer Teaches You How To Ride A Hummingbird

This animated adventure from the creators of Ice Age follows Mary Katherine's journey when she accidentally gets shrunk and then entangled in an epic battle between good and evil that's breaking out all over the forest her father has long been obsessed with.

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International Epic Trailer Establishes Massive Battle Between Good And Evil

Blue Sky are the animation wizards behind the Ice Age series and Rio. They’re taking audiences on a miniaturized adventure with The Leaf Men, protectors of a forest who must rise up to help a teenage girl (Amanda Seyfried) who gets shrunk and pulled into an ongoing battle between the forces of good and evil. You know, normal everyday stuff.

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Heroes Steal The Spotlight In Epic Poster

That is Mary Katherine, voiced by Amanda Seyfried, front and center. Behind her is the handsome young warrior name Nod, played by Josh Hutcherson. Farther back are the powers of darkness, including Christoph Waltz's malevolent Mandrake. In the foreground you can spot supporting good guys like Ronin, the archer voiced by Colin Farrell, and Mub, the energetic slug played by Aziz Ansari.

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FernGully Gets Gender Swapped In Epic Trailer

While the first trailer wordlessly revealed the world of Epic, where tiny Leaf Men ride hummingbirds and sprites that look like flowers hide in plain sight. But in its latest trailer, the focus goes to female lead Mary Katherine. Voiced by Amanda Seyfried, she is a seemingly typical teen until a magical accident shrinks her down to fairy size

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Epic Trailer Reveals Nature, Adventure And A Talking Slug

Shrinking down the camera's eye to show nature from a bug-size perspective has the potential for something visually extraordinary given the advancements in animation since A Bug's Life. Looking at the trailer for Twentieth Century Fox upcoming animated film Epic, it seems like this movie may attempt to demonstrate just that.

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Unreal Engine 4 Demon Knight Trailer And Walkthrough

Two new videos have surfaced for the Unreal Engine 4, Epic's new flagship iteration of the one the most premier AAA design engines available on the market. The first demo is a brief glimpse of the UE4's newest features in action using the Demon Knight, while the second walkthrough is a lengthy 10 minute featurette of the new technology.

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Beyonce Knowles, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson Lead All-Star Vocal Cast For Epic

According to a Blue Sky press release, Epic reveals "an ongoing battle [that takes place] deep in the forest between the forces of good and the forces of evil. When a teenage girl finds herself magically transported into this secret universe, she must band together with a rag-tag team of fun and whimsical characters in order to save their world…and ours."

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Unreal Tournament 3 Runs In Flash Player At 60 FPS

Now here's some technical middleware news that gamers can sink their teeth into. Epic Games has announced that the latest iteration of the Unreal Engine 3 can run within Adobe Flash Player 11, and the games are output at a lightning fast 60 frames per second.

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Epic's August UDK Adds Movie Capture System, Adaptive Tessellation

With more than 900,000 developers having downloaded and installed Epic's free-to-use, Unreal Development Kit, featuring many of the latest and greatest features of the Unreal Engine, the company is moving forward with more and bigger updates. The

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Unreal University Coming To Montreal; Nvidia 460 Giveaway Announced

Epic's Unreal University tour will hit Montreal this November, and for Unreal Engine enthusiast you can win a free GeForce 460 just by commenting on Epic's Facebook page about what you like about the Unreal Engine.

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Mark Burnett Brings The Bible to The History Channel (with CGI!)

Mark Burnett has decided to do his best King James impersonation by bringing his vision of the The Bible to The History Channel. Yes, the man best known for producing such hard-hitting series as Survivor and The Apprentice will bring you the word of GOD... in a 10-part miniseries to air on the History Channel.

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Comic Con: Claudia Black Joins Gears of War 3 Cast; Two Novels On The Way

Sci-fi fans will be pleased to know that the space vixen, Claudia Black, from former popular shows like Stargate: SG-1 will be joining the voice-cast of Gears of War 3.

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