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Letter from Cat

24d ago ... Dear members of N4G, 11x2, AnimeShinbun, FilmWatch and Techspy; I have decided that my time with HAVAmedia has come to an end, and so April will be my last month with all of you. Christopher will be assuming many of my old duties. This is not a decision made in haste, but one that I think is best for HAVA, my family, and me. Simply, I'm needed elsewhere. :) All the best, Cat
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April Contest Details

24d ago ... Well, we've made it past April Fool's Day, so I think it's safe to go ahead and post this now as we have a special prize opportunity for you guys and gals this month. So let's get right into it. *****CONTRIBUTOR CONTEST***** 1st: $75 Amazon gift card 2nd: $50 Amazon gift card 3rd: $25 Amazon gift card This, again, will be calculated strictly by the News Score. *****COMMENT LOTTERY**...
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March Contest Winners

24d ago ... Here are the winners for the month of March. Congratulations to all. *****CONTRIBUTORS***** Crazy ($75 Amazon gift card) Retrospect Realm ($50 Amazon gift card) CaptainYesterday ($25 Amazon gift card) *****COMMENTERS***** WizzroSupreme Soldierone ironfist92 (all of these will receive of $50 Amazon gift card) Again, congratulations to everyone. Be sure to check back later though...
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Hot Topic

45d ago ... This is a re-post from a blog I wrote for 11x2, but I think you may find it useful! -Cat ___________________ I struggled with this. What would be the most truly cringe-worthy title for this blog? I hope you're satisfied. There have been a few earnest inquiries about submissions and their heat lately, so I wanted to cover a few things. First, how does the heat algorithm work: a. uniq...
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March Contest Details

54d ago ... Sorry for the delay here people. I have been sick the past few days. But I'm back so let's get into this. *****CONTRIBUTOR CONTEST***** As always the top 3 contributors will be rewarded here. This will only be based off the News Score, not including the News Bonus. 1st place: $75 Amazon gift card 2nd place: $50 Amazon gift card 3rd place: $25 Amazon gift card *****COMMENT LOTTERY*****...
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February Contest Winners

54d ago ... Well everything has been tallied up. Here are the winners for the month of February: CONTRIBUTORS: Crazay - $75 Amazon gift card Retrospect Realm - $50 Amazon gift card Captainyesterday - $25 Amazon gift card COMMENTERS: dota2champion - $50 Amazon gift card Porcelain Chicken - $50 Amazon gift card OSCARD PREDICTION CONTEST: Here we had a four way tie. The winners will be contact...

Young Man Of Manhattan - 1930

69d ago ... Decent soaper of an all-too familiar theme during Depression-era Hollywood. Marital strife due to the wife making more money and being more successful than the husband. Unlike the terrible "Next Time We Love," this movie isn't bad. The wonderful Claudette Colbert is 100% the reason for that, adding real credibility and emotional turmoil to this film. It's the first time I've seen Norman F...
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Oscar Prediction Contest 2015

80d ago ... Sorry that I didn't get this up sooner, but you should still have plenty of time to get your predictions in. All predictions must be in by February 22nd, 6PM ET. To make your predictions, simply make a new comment below with all of your predictions. The person with the most correct predictions will win. BEST PICTURE: American Sniper Birdman Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitati...
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February Contest Details

83d ago ... Oscar season is back and so is our Oscar Prediction Contest. This year we'll be doing it slightly different, though. You'll find details below. Plus we have several other chances for you guys and gals to win prizes. Check it all out below. *****CONTRIBUTOR CONTEST***** Per usual here, we'll give out gift cards for the winners here. And again, this will just be the news score (minus the News...
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January Contest Winners

83d ago ... Another month has passed and that means another round of winners. Congratulations to all the winners below. *****CONTRIBUTORS***** 1st: Crazay ($75 Amazon gift card) 2nd: Retrospect Realm ($50 Amazon gift card) 3rd: CaptainYesterday ($25 Amazon gift card) *****COMMENT LOTTERY***** $50 Amazon gift cards: Foxtrot 04roacht $25 Amazon gift cards: ajax17 Sahil Again, congratulati...
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January Contest Details

114d ago ... Happy New Year, everyone! It's a new year and that means time to celebrate. So we're going to start the New Year off right, but spreading the wealth and making several people happy. *****CONTRIBUTOR CONTEST***** This includes just the news score (not the News Bonus): 1st place: $75 Amazon gift card 2nd place: $50 Amazon gift card 3rd place: $25 Amazon gift card *****COMMENT LOTTERY**...
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December Contest Winners

114d ago ... Well the year has ended and that means time to give out our December prizes. *****CONTRIBUTORS***** 1st: Retrospect Realm 2nd: WizzroSupreme 3rd: Crazay Now, for the grand prize of the PS4..... ...Congratulations, Phoceenatic! All winners will be contacted via PM. And be sure to check back later for our January contests.
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December Contest Details

147d ago ... As the holiday season rolls around, we set out to make this a special month with a special prize for you guys and gals to compete for this month. Read on for more details. *****COMMENT LOTTERY***** This month Santa has put a bit more into our budget, so we're going to use the opportunity to bring you guys and gals something special. For December, we'll be giving one lucky member a free PS4!...
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November Contest Winners

147d ago ... Let's get right down to business. Here are last month's winners for our contests. Congratulations to everyone! *****CONTRIBUTORS***** 1st: Crazay 2nd: Retrospect Realm 3rd: CaptainYesterday *****COMMENT LOTTERY***** Grand Prize: tgruver Runners-up: Soldierone aDDicteD Again, congratulations to everyone. Winners will be contacted by me via PM. And as always, make sure to check...

What's With All The Superheroes On TV?

168d ago ... The abundance of superhero movies should have become all to apparent to anyone who hasn't been living under a rock for the past decade It all started in the 1980's when marvel tested the waters with its tv shows of the Thor, Hulk, Fantastic Four, Batman and a few other of its mainstream characters. That probably did not go as well as expected with the lack of CGI and the "magic" that makes t...
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November Contest Details

174d ago ... Whew. I've finally finished moving. I do NOT want to do that again anytime soon. I apologize for the delay on this due to the moving (and any delay on getting back to anybody about anything). Should be all caught up now, though. And on that note, I'm sure everybody wants to know what we have in store for y'all this month. So let's get to it. Actually, before I get to that, a heads up: Next m...
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October Contest Winners

174d ago ... Here are the winners for the month of October. CONTRIBUTOR: Crazay ($75 Amazon gift card) RetrospectRealm ($50 Amazon gift card) CaptainYesterday ($25 Amazon gift card) GRAND PRIZE COMMENTER: StarWarsFan (Fire HD Tablet) Congratulations to all our winners this month. And as always, be sure to check back as this month's contests will be going up shortly.
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October Contest Details

207d ago ... Another month has passed. Boy where does time go. Well, you all know what that means...time to give away even more cool stuff for free to some lucky members! *****CONTRIBUTOR CONTEST***** We'll be keeping this the same. Top 3 contributors of the month will be rewarded for their effort. This will be decided strictly by the News Score (with New Bonus not counting towards the total to keep the...
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September Contest Winners

207d ago ... Here are the list of winners for the month of September: CONTRIBUTOR 1st: Crazay ($75 Amazon gift card) 2nd: RetrospectRealm ($50 Amazon gift card) 3rd: CaptainYesterday ($25 Amazon gift card) COMMENTERS: GrandPrize: cell989 (Hulu Plus subscription) Runners-up (TV season of choice up to $40 value) Defective_Detective alycakes Congratulations to all the winners. Be sure to check...
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September Contest Details

237d ago ... A holiday weekend and, most importantly, the start of the 2014 college football season? Hopefully y'all will forgive me for being a day late with this then. But, now that I've managed to pry myself away from the TV long enough (who am I kidding, I have the Miami/Pitt game playing even as I type), let's get to business for the month. *****CONTRIBUTOR CONTEST***** No surprise here. We're goin...