Preview: Predicting the Best Film of 2014

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Preview: Predicting the Best Film of 2014

Alright, so we’ve started the year off with a couple strong, successful films. “The Lego Movie” landed with a slew of powerful reviews along with the successful Wes Anderson film “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” Meanwhile we’ve had some strong independent titles like “Under the Skin” and “Locke” hit the review circuit. Also, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” has already climbed to the top of the annual box office, also presenting strong reviews.

Are any of these films going to be the best of 2014? It’s going to be rough considering the slate we have. We are going to present you with our Top 20 guesses of what could receive the most acclaim and give shout outs to some other films that could be in the mix.

Here is your complete guide to what could be the best film of 2014:

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TV Analysis: Is “Game of Thrones” emotionally manipulative?

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TV Analysis: Is “Game of Thrones” emotionally manipulative?

The return of the highly successful HBO phenomenon was generously accompanied by the assurance of a 5th and 6th season. “Game of Thrones” can be called the greatest fantasy show to ever land on television, a medium infamous for staying within the confounds of crime and courtroom dramas.

Last year many fans who hadn’t yet dove into the critically accalimed source material were shocked, dismayed, and some even became Youtube stars. This particular episode “The Rains of Castamere” allowed publications to throw around one of their favorite words: “controversy.”

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TV Analysis: Is the “How I Met Your Mother” ending inexcusable?

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TV Analysis: Is the “How I Met Your Mother” ending inexcusable?

After nine long seasons, “How I Met Your Mother” has inevitably found its ending and many fans aren’t satisfied. There are also fans defending the series finale. Vulture was able to put together this impressive list of critics who were torn between loving and hating the finale.

Could there have been a more satisfactory ending? Especially considering that the ending was planned (the scene with the kids was shot a long time ago) ahead of time?

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Emmys: 2014 Emmys – Early Predictions

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Check out our Emmys page for a full list of potential contenders per category. For now here is a could estimate of what the television series categories will look like later this year:

Best Television Series – Drama
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Game of Thrones
The Good Wife
House of Cards
True Detective

Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical
The Big Bang Theory
Louie
Modern Family
Orange is the New Black
Silicon Valley
Veep

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Video Game Analysis: What happens when Nintendo is gone?

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People have nonchalantly discussed Nintendo’s stagnation when it comes to the technology behind the new Xbox and Sony systems. After the WiiU sales have proved to be highly unsatisfactory, president Satoru Iwata has to be sweating. What is holding this company back?

Nintendo has been around since the beginning. They were consistent both in quality and quantity. They actively competed against Sega and Atari and kept pace with Sony. Nintendo’s transition to three-dimensional gaming was seamless. Releasing hit after hit for the Nintendo 64. Including the highly regarded, greatest video game of all time – “The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time.”

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Film Trailer: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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Last Updated: 03/28/14

They’re gigantic! Really though, who knows. Who the hell knows if this is going to be any good? The older films are nostalgic gold, so it’ll be hard to re-invent the franchise in a way that keeps everyone happy.

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Video Game Trailer: Watch_Dogs

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Last Updated: 03/28/14

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