Super Bowl 2011 Movie Trailers! Did You See Them All? If Not, Here's Your Chance! 
Okay, I didn't watch the game, sorry Super Bowl fans, BUT I did watch the commercials, especially the movie trailers! There were many of them, so without further adieu, all the Super Bowl 2011 movie trailers you might have missed!

My favorite? Hhmmmm, my heart belongs to "Thor," oh yeah, and "Captain America!"

"Captain America: The First Avenger"



Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into the Super Soldier known as Captain America. As Captain America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes and Peggy Carter to wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull.

Cast and Credits
Starring: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Sebastian Stan, Hayley Atwell, Samuel L. Jackson
Directed by: Joe Johnston
Produced by: Stan Lee, Louis D Esposito, David Maisel

"Super 8"



In 1979, the U.S. Air Force closed a section of Area 51. All materials were to be transported to a secure facility in Ohio.

Genres: Action/Adventure and Thriller
Release Date: Summer 2011
Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Cast and Credits
Starring: Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Ron Eldard, Noah Emmerich, Gabriel Basso
Directed by: J.J. Abrams
Produced by: Guy Riedel, J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk

"Fast Five"



Since Brian O'Conner and Mia Toretto broke Dom Toretto out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de Janeiro, they must pull one last job in order to gain their freedom. As they assemble their elite team of top racers, the unlikely allies know their only shot of getting out for good means confronting the corrupt businessman who wants them dead. But he's not the only one on their tail. Hard-nosed federal agent Luke Hobbs never misses his target. When he is assigned to track down Dom and Brian, he and his strike team launch an all-out assault to capture them. But as his men tear through Brazil, Hobbs learns he can't separate the good guys from the bad. Now, he must rely on his instincts to corner his prey... before someone else runs them down first.

Also Known As:
The Fast and the Furious 5
The Fast and the Furious V
Untitled (Universal Pictures/The Fast and the Furious Sequel)
Production Status: In Production/Awaiting Release
Genres: Action/Adventure and Sequel
Release Date: April 29th, 2011 (wide)
Production Co.:
Original Film
Studios:
Universal Pictures
Filming Locations:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Puerto Rico
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Parker, Arizona, USA
Produced in: United States

Cast & Crew
STARRING:
Vin Diesel ........................................................................................ Dominic Toretto
Paul Walker ........................................................................................ Brian O'Conner
Jordana Brewster ........................................................................................ Mia Toretto
Tyrese Gibson ........................................................................................ Roman Pearce
Chris "Ludacris" Bridges ........................................................................................ Tej
Matt Schulze ........................................................................................ Vince
Sung Kang ........................................................................................ Han
Dwayne Johnson ........................................................................................ Luke Hobbs
DIRECTED BY:
Justin Lin

"Thor"



Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior, is sent down to Earth has punishment for reigniting a reckless war. But after a dangerous villain from his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth, the hammer-wielding Thor will learn what it takes to be a true hero in order to save mankind.
Genres: Action/Adventure and Adaptation
Release Date: May 6th, 2011 (wide)
Distributors:
Paramount Pictures

Cast and Credits
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Ray Stevenson
Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
Produced by: Stan Lee, Louis D Esposito, Ari Arad

"Just Go With It"



GENRES:
Comedy and Romance
IN THEATERS:
February 11th, 2011
MPAA:
PG-13 for frequent crude and sexual content, partial nudity, brief drug references and language.

A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie.

Cast & Crew
STARRING:
Adam Sandler ........................................................................................ Danny
Jennifer Aniston ........................................................................................ Katherine
Nicole Kidman ........................................................................................ Devlin Adams
Nick Swardson ........................................................................................ Eddie
Brooklyn Decker ........................................................................................ Palmer
Bailee Madison ........................................................................................ Maggie
Griffin Gluck ........................................................................................ Michael
Dave Matthews ........................................................................................ Ian Maxtone Jones
Kevin Nealon ........................................................................................ Adon
Rachel Dratch ........................................................................................ Kirsten Brant
Allen Covert ........................................................................................ Soul Patch
Dan Patrick ........................................................................................ Tanner Patrick
Minka Kelly ........................................................................................ Joanna Damon
DIRECTED BY:
Dennis Dugan

"Cowboys and Aliens"



GENRES:
Action/Adventure, Science Fiction, Western and Adaptation
IN THEATERS:
July 29th, 2011 (wide)
MPAA:
Not yet rated.
In the Old West, a lone cowboy leads an uprising against a terror from beyond our world.

Cast & Crew
STARRING:
Daniel Craig ........................................................................................ Jake Lonergan
Harrison Ford ........................................................................................ Col. Woodrow Dolarhyde
Olivia Wilde ........................................................................................ Ella
Sam Rockwell ........................................................................................ Doc
Paul Dano ........................................................................................ Percy
Adam Beach ........................................................................................ Nat Colorado
Noah Ringer ........................................................................................ Emmett
Ana de la Reguera ........................................................................................ Maria
DIRECTED BY:
Jon Favreau

"Transformers: Dark of the Moon"



A darker more introspective journey into the Transformers universe and their origins on Cybertron. There is also preview footage of the possibility of Unicron, the planet eater, in this sequel.
Genres: Action/Adventure and Sequel
Release Date: July 1st, 2011 (wide)
Distributors:
Paramount Pictures

Cast and Credits
Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Tyrese Gibson, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, Ken Jeong
Directed by: Michael Bay
Produced by: Don Murphy, Tom De Santo, Lorenzo Di Bonaventura

"Battle: Los Angeles"



For years, there have been documented cases of UFO sightings around the world -- Buenos Aires, Seoul, France, Germany, China. But in 2011, what were once just sightings will become a terrifying reality when Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff... See Full Description
Genres: Action/Adventure and Science Fiction/Fantasy
Release Date: March 11th, 2011 (wide)
Distributors:
Sony Pictures Releasing

Cast and Credits
Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Bridget Moynahan, Michelle Rodriguez, Michael Pena, Adetokumboh M Cormack
Directed by: Jonathan Liebesman
Produced by: Ori Marmur, Neal H. Moritz, Jeffrey Chernov

"Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"



GENRES:
Action/Adventure, Comedy and Sequel
IN THEATERS:
May 20th, 2011 (wide)
MPAA:
Not yet rated.
Captain Jack Sparrow unexpectedly finds himself on an adventure with the fierce pirate Blackbeard and a woman from his past.

Cast & Crew
STARRING:
Johnny Depp ........................................................................................ Jack Sparrow
Penelope Cruz ........................................................................................ Angelica
Ian McShane ........................................................................................ Blackbeard
Kevin R. McNally ........................................................................................ Gibbs
Astrid Berges-Frisbey ........................................................................................ Syrena
Sam Claflin ........................................................................................ Philip
Geoffrey Rush ........................................................................................ Barbossa
DIRECTED BY:
Rob Marshall

"Kung Fu Panda 2: The Kaboom of Doom"



Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five. But Po's new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. He must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will Po be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed
Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Kids/Family, Animation and Sequel
Release Date: May 27th, 2011 (wide)
Distributors:
DreamWorks Animation

Cast and Credits
Starring: Jean-Claude van Damme, Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan
Directed by: Jennifer Yuh Nelson
Produced by: Melissa Cobb

"Limitless"



Aspiring author Eddie Morra is suffering from chronic writer's block, but his life changes instantly when an old friend introduces him to NZT, a revolutionary new pharmaceutical that allows him to tap his full potential. With every synapse crackling, Eddie can recall everything he has ever read, seen or heard, learn any language in a day, comprehend complex equations and beguile anyone he meets - as long as he keeps taking the untested drug. Soon Eddie takes Wall Street by storm, parlaying a small stake into millions. His accomplishments catch the eye of mega-mogul Carl Van Loon, who invites him to help broker the largest merger in corporate history. But they also bring Eddie to the attention of people willing to do anything to get their hands on his stash of NZT. With his life in jeopardy and the drug's brutal side effects taking their toll, Eddie dodges mysterious stalkers, a vicious gangster and an intense police investigation as he attempts to hang on to his dwindling supply long enough to outwit his enemies.
Also Known As:
The Dark Fields
Production Status: In Production/Awaiting Release
Logline: An unsuccessful writer's life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself.
Genres: Drama, Thriller and Adaptation
Release Date: March 18th, 2011 (wide)
Distributors:
Relativity Media
Production Co.:
Relativity Media, Virgin Produced
Studios:
Universal Pictures
Filming Locations:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
New York, USA
Produced in: United States

Cast and Credits
Starring: Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Abbie Cornish, Anna Friel, Tomas Arana
Directed by: Neil Burger
Produced by: Tucker Tooley, Leslie Dixon, Scott Kroopf

"Mars Needs Moms"


Take out the trash, eat your broccoli - who needs moms, anyway? Nine-year-old Milo finds out just how much he needs his mom when she's nabbed by Martians who plan to steal her mom-ness for their own young. Milo embarks on a quest to save his mom - a wild adventure that involves stowing away on a spaceship, navigating an elaborate, multi-level planet and taking on the alien nation and their leader. With the help of a tech-savvy, underground earthman named Gribble and a rebel Martian girl called Ki, Milo just might find his way back to his mom - in more ways than one.
Production Status: In Production/Awaiting Release
Logline: When Milo's mom is kidnapped by evil aliens, he stows away aboard their spaceship to try and rescue her from their nefarious schemes.
Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Animation and Adaptation
Release Date: March 11th, 2011 (wide)
MPAA Rating: PG
Distributors:
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Production Co.:
ImageMovers
Studios:
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Produced in: United States

Cast and Credits
Starring: Seth Green, Dan Fogler, Elisabeth Harnois, Mindy Sterling, Joan Cusack
Directed by: Simon Wells
Produced by: Robert Zemeckis, Jack Rapke, Steve Starkey

"Rango"



The story of a chameleon with an identity crisis.

Genres: Action/Adventure and Animation
Release Date: March 4th, 2011 (wide)
MPAA Rating: PG for rude humor, language, action and smoking.
Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Cast and Credits
Starring: Johnny Depp, Alanna Ubach, Abigail Breslin, Isla Fisher, Alfred Molina
Directed by: Gore Verbinski
Produced by: Tim Headington, Graham King, Gore Verbinski

"Rio"


A nerdy macaw leaves the comfort of his cage in Minnesota and heads to Rio de Janeiro.

Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy and Animation
Release Date: April 15th, 2011 (wide)
Distributors: 20th Century Fox Distribution

Cast and Credits
Starring: Anne Hathaway, Rodrigo Santoro, Jesse Eisenberg, Tracy Morgan, George Lopez
Directed by: Carlos Saldanha
Produced by: Bruce Anderson (II), Christopher Jenkins

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Not Quite Super Box-Office for Super Bowl Weekend BUT "The Roommate" Outswims James Cameron's "Sanctum!" 


"The Roommate" aka "Single White Female" meets "Fatal Attraction," debuted at the top spot during a slow Super Bowl weekend. The "crazy" genre film (crazy neighbor, crazy mistress, now, crazy roommate) starring Leighton Meester (bad roommate) and Minka Kelly (good roommate) landed at No. 1 with $15.6 million.

Sorry folks, Sony declined to show "The Roommate" to critics, so I have no review, but we'll catch up very soon!

Meanwhile, James Cameron executive produced "Sanctum," but his box-office mojo could not help the underwater disaster flick. "Sanctum" from Universal Pictures opened at No. 2 with $9.2 million. But don't worry folks, Universal will soon recoup its capital since the studio only paid $12 million to distribute the film. (Check out my "Sanctum" review right here)

Previous weekend's box-office champ, "The Rite" with Anthony Hopkins, fell way below to sixth-place with $5.6 million. The exorcism thriller, so far, has made $23.7 million for Warner Bros.

Here's the estimated Top 10 list of box-office films for weekend of Feb. 4th:

1. "The Roommate," $15.6 million.
2. "Sanctum," $9.2 million.
3. "No Strings Attached," $8.4 million.
4. "The King's Speech," $8.3 million.
5. "The Green Hornet," $6.1 million.
6. "The Rite," $5.6 million.
7. "The Mechanic," $5.4 million.
8. "True Grit," $4.8 million.
9. "The Dilemma," $3.5 million.
10. "Black Swan," $3.4 million.

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Just Watched -- "Take Me Home Tonight" Starring Topher Grace, Anna Faris, Dan Fogler! Check Out Fun Red Band Trailer! 


I'm happy to report that I just saw Relativity Media's "Take Me Home Tonight" starring Topher Grace, Anna Faris, and Dan Fogler from director Michael Dowse.

The 80s-centric film will open March 4th, and all I could say is, John Hughes would have been proud! (Red Band Trailer Below!)

I will post my review very soon, as well as my fun one-on-one interviews with the cast :happy

For now, here's more info on "Take Me Home Tonight" from Relativity Media:

Recent MIT grad Matt Franklin should be working for a Fortune 500 company and starting his upward climb to full-fledged yuppie-hood. Instead, the directionless 23-year-old confounds family and friends by taking a part-time job behind the counter of a video store at the Sherman Oaks Galleria. But Matt's silent protest against maturity comes to a screeching halt once his unrequited high school crush, Tori Frederking, walks into the store. When she invites him to an epic, end-of-summer party, Matt thinks he finally might have a chance with the girl of his dreams. With his cynical twin sister Wendy and best friend Barry, Matt embarks on a once-in-a-lifetime evening. From stealing a car to a marriage proposal to an indescribable, no-holds-barred dance-off, these friends share experiences that will change the course of their lives on one unforgettable night in the Go-Go '80s.
Also Known As:
Kids in America
Young Americans
Production Status: In Production/Awaiting Release
Logline: An aimless college graduate pursues his dream girl at a wild Labor Day weekend party. He, his twin sister and their best friend struggle with their burgeoning adulthood over the course of the night.
Genres: Comedy and Drama
Running Time: 1 hr. 54 min.
Release Date: March 4th, 2011 (wide)
MPAA Rating: R for language, sexual content and drug use.
Distributors:
Relativity Media
Production Co.:
Imagine Entertainment, Relativity Media
Filming Locations:
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Produced in: United States

Cast and Credits
Starring: Topher Grace, Anna Faris, Dan Fogler, Teresa Palmer, Seth Gabel
Directed by: Michael Dowse
Produced by: Topher Grace, Gordon Kaywin, Dany Wolf



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Just Watched -- "The Eagle" Starring Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell 


I'm just writing to report to you, my lovely readers, that I just saw "The Eagle" from "The Last King of Scotland" director Kevin Macdonald. I will post my review very soon, as well as my fun one-on-one interviews with Macdonald, Bell, and Tatum. Trust me, you won't wanna miss these interviews :happy

For now, here's more info on "The Eagle" from Focus Features:

In 2nd-Century Britain, two men - master and slave - venture beyond the edge of the known world on a dangerous and obsessive quest that will push them beyond the boundaries of loyalty and betrayal, friendship and hatred, deceit and heroism. In 140 AD, the Roman Empire extends all the way to Britain - though its grasp is incomplete, as the rebellious tribes of Caledonia (today's Scotland) hold sway in the far North. Marcus Aquila arrives in Britain, determined to restore the tarnished reputation of his father, Flavius Aquila. It was 20 years earlier that Rome's 5,000-strong Ninth Legion, under the command of Flavius and carrying their golden emblem, the Eagle of the Ninth, marched north into Caledonia. They never returned; Legion and Eagle simply vanished into the mists. Angered, the Roman Emperor Hadrian ordered the building of a wall to seal off the territory. Hadrian's Wall became the northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire - the edge of the known world. Driven to become a brilliant soldier and now given command of a small fort in the southwest, Marcus bravely leads his troops during a siege. Commended by Rome for his bravery, yet discharged from the army because of his severe wounds, Marcus convalesces, demoralized, in the villa of his Uncle Aquila, a retired army man. When Marcus impulsively gets a young Briton's life spared at a gladiatorial contest, Aquila buys the Briton, Esca, to be Marcus' slave. Marcus is dismissive of Esca, who harbors a seething hatred of all things Roman. Yet Esca vows to serve the man who has saved his life. Hearing a rumor that the Eagle has been seen in a tribal temple in the far north, Marcus is galvanized into action, and sets off with Esca across Hadrian's Wall. But the highlands of Caledonia are a vast and savage wilderness, and Marcus must rely on his slave to navigate the region. When they encounter ex-Roman soldier Guern, Marcus realizes that the mystery of his father's disappearance may well be linked to the secret of his own slave's identity and loyalty - a secret all the more pressing when the two come face-to-face with the warriors of the fearsome Seal Prince.
Also Known As:
The Eagle of the 9th
The Eagle of the Ninth
Production Status: In Production/Awaiting Release
Genres: Action/Adventure, Art/Foreign, Drama and Adaptation
Running Time: 1 hr. 54 min.
Release Date: February 11th, 2011 (wide)
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for battle sequences and some disturbing images.
Distributors:
Focus Features
Production Co.:
Toledo Pictures, Film4
Studios:
Focus Features
Filming Locations:
Scotland
Scotland, United Kingdom
Romania
Hungary
Produced in: United Kingdom

Cast and Credits
Starring: Jamie Bell, Channing Tatum, Mark Strong, Tahar Rahim, Donald Sutherland
Directed by: Kevin MacDonald
Produced by: Tessa Ross, Miles Ketley, Charles Moore

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"Inception," "The Social Network" Win Writers Guild Awards! Check Out Complete List of Winners and Nominees! 


As soon as we thought we could predict the outcome of the Oscars, here comes another surprise! This one's brought to you by the Writers Guild of America. Picked for Best Original Screenplay was Christopher Nolan's "Inception." The director, famously dissed for not getting a Best Director Oscar nomination, may just win the Best Original Screenplay come Oscar night. Oscar front-runner, "The King's Speech" was not nominated because it didn't quality under union rules which prompted Nolan to say during his WGA acceptance award that he looked forward to a time when he could accept the award "without qualification."

That could be the beginning of a great script Mr. Nolan, go write it :happy

For adapted screenplay, I'm happy to report that Aaron Sorkin's fantastic script won! Based on "The Accidental Billionaires" by Ben Mezrich, "The Social Network" was the only film last year that I predicted to win this very category. (Check out my "Social Network" movie review right here)

In the documentary category, Charles Ferguson's "Inside Job" beat "Enemies of the People," "Freedom Riders," "Gasland," "The Two Escobars," and "Who is Harry Nilsson."

Here's the complete list of winners (bolded) and nominees of the 2011 Writers Guild Awards (Check our Awards Avenue for complete winners/nominees for all award-giving bodies. It's your pre-Oscar preparations!):

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Black Swan, Screenplay by Mark Heyman and Andres Heinz and John McLaughlin; Story by Andres Heinz; Fox Searchlight

The Fighter, Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson; Story by Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson; Paramount Pictures

Inception, Written by Christopher Nolan; Warner Bros.

The Kids Are All Right, Written by Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg; Focus Features

Please Give, Written by Nicole Holofcener; Sony Pictures Classics

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

127 Hours, Screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy; Based on the book Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston; Fox Searchlight

I Love You Phillip Morris, Written by John Requa & Glenn Ficarra; Based on the book by Steven McVicker; Roadside Attractions

The Social Network, Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin; Based on the book The Accidental Billionaires by Ben Mezrich; Sony Pictures

The Town, Screenplay by Peter Craig and Ben Affleck & Aaron Stockard; Based on the novel Prince of Thieves by Chuck Hogan; Warner Bros.

True Grit, Screenplay by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen; Based on the novel by Charles Portis; Paramount Pictures

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

Enemies of the People, Written, Directed, Filmed and Produced by Rob Lemkin and Thet Sambath; International Film Circuit

Freedom Riders, Written, Produced and Directed by Stanley Nelson; International Film Circuit

Gasland, Written and Directed by Josh Fox; HBO Documentary Films and International WOW Company

Inside Job, Produced, Written and Directed by Charles Ferguson; Co-written by Chad Beck, Adam Bolt; Sony Pictures Classics

The Two Escobars, Written by Michael Zimbalist, Jeff Zimbalist; ESPN Films

Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin’ About Him)?, Written and Directed by John Scheinfeld; Lorber Films

TELEVISION WINNERS

DRAMA SERIES


Boardwalk Empire, Written by Meg Jackson, Lawrence Konner, Howard Korder, Steve Kornacki, Margaret Nagle, Tim Van Patten, Paul Simms, Terence Winter; HBO

Breaking Bad, Written by Sam Catlin, Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Gennifer Hutchison, George Mastras, Tom Schnauz, John Shiban, Moira Walley-Beckett; AMC

Dexter, Written by Scott Buck, Manny Coto, Charles H. Eglee, Lauren Gussis, Chip Johannessen, Jim Leonard, Clyde Phillips, Scott Reynolds, Melissa Rosenberg, Tim Schlattmann, Wendy West; Showtime

Friday Night Lights, Written by Bridget Carpenter, Kerry Ehrin, Ron Fitzgerald, Etan Frankel, Monica Henderson, David Hudgins, Rolin Jones, Jason Katims, Patrick Massett, Derek Santos Olson, John Zinman; NBC

Mad Men, Written by Jonathan Abrahams, Lisa Albert, Keith Huff, Jonathan Igla, Andre Jacquemetton, Maria Jacquemetton, Brett Johnson, Janet Leahy, Erin Levy, Tracy McMillan, Dahvi Waller, Matthew Weiner; AMC

COMEDY SERIES

30 Rock, Written by Jack Burditt, Hannibal Buress, Kay Cannon, Robert Carlock, Tom Ceraulo, Vali Chandrasekaran, Tina Fey, Jon Haller, Steve Hely, Matt Hubbard, Dylan Morgan, Paula Pell, John Riggi, Josh Siegal, Ron Weiner, Tracey Wigfield; NBC

Glee, Written by Ian Brennan, Brad Falchuk, Ryan Murphy; Fox

Modern Family, Written by Jerry Collins, Paul Corrigan, Alex Herschlag, Abraham Higginbotham, Elaine Ko, Joe Lawson, Steven Levitan, Christopher Lloyd, Dan O'Shannon, Jeffrey Richman, Brad Walsh, Ilana Wernick, Bill Wrubel, Danny Zuker; ABC

Nurse Jackie, Written by Liz Brixius, Rick Cleveland, Nancy Fichman, Liz Flahive, Jennifer Hoppe-House, Mark Hudis, Linda Wallem, Christine Zander; Showtime

The Office, Written by Jennifer Celotta, Daniel Chun, Greg Daniels, Lee Eisenberg, Brent Forrester, Amelie Gillette, Charlie Grandy, Steve Hely, Jonathan A. Hughes, Mindy Kaling, Carrie Kemper, Jason Kessler, Paul Lieberstein, Warren Lieberstein, B.J. Novak, Peter Ocko, Robert Padnick, Aaron Shure, Justin Spitzer, Gene Stupnitsky, Halsted Sullivan, Jon Vitti; NBC

NEW SERIES

Boardwalk Empire, Written by Meg Jackson, Lawrence Konner, Howard Korder, Steve Kornacki, Margaret Nagle, Tim Van Patten, Paul Simms, Terence Winter; HBO

Justified, Written by Dave Andron, Wendy Calhoun, Benjamin Cavell, Fred Golan, Gary Lennon, Benjamin Daniel Lobato, Chris Provenzano, Graham Yost; FX

Men of a Certain Age, Written by Bridget Bedard, Tucker Cawley, Warren Hutcherson, Rick Muirragui, Jack Orman, Ray Romano, Mike Royce, Lew Schneider, Mark Stegemann; TNT

Treme, Written by Lolis Eric Elie, David Mills, Eric Overmyer, George Pelecanos, Tom Piazza, Davis Rogan, David Simon; HBO

The Walking Dead, Written by Frank Darabont; Charles H. Eglee, Adam Fierro, Robert Kirkman, Jack LoGiudice, Glen Mazzara; AMC

EPISODIC DRAMA – any length – one airing time

“Boom” (The Good Wife), Written by Ted Humphrey; CBS

“The Chrysanthemum and the Sword” (Mad Men), Written by Erin Levy; AMC

“The End” (Lost), Written by Damon Lindelof & Carlton Cuse; ABC

“Help Me” (House), Written by Russel Friend & Garrett Lerner & Peter Blake; Fox

“I.F.T.” (Breaking Bad), Written by George Mastras; AMC

“I See You” (Breaking Bad), Written by Gennifer Hutchison; AMC

EPISODIC COMEDY – any length – one airing time

“Anna Howard Shaw Day” (30 Rock), Written by Matt Hubbard; NBC

“Earthquake” (Modern Family), Written by Paul Corrigan & Brad Walsh; ABC

“Nightmayor” (The Sarah Silverman Program), Written by Dan Sterling; Comedy Central

“Starry Night” (Modern Family), Written by Danny Zuker; ABC

“When It Rains, It Pours” (30 Rock), Written by Robert Carlock; NBC

“Wuphf.com” (The Office), Written by Aaron Shure; NBC

LONG FORM – ORIGINAL – over one hour – one or two parts, one or two airing times

The Special Relationship, Written by Peter Morgan; HBO

You Don’t Know Jack, Written by Adam Mazer; HBO

LONG FORM – ADAPTATION – over one hour – one or two parts, one or two airing times

The Pacific, “Part Four,” Written by Robert Schenkkan and Graham Yost, Based in part on the books Helmet for My Pillow by Robert Leckie and With The Old Breed by Eugene B. Sledge with additional material from Red Blood, Black Sand by Chuck Tatum and China Marine by Eugene B. Sledge; HBO

The Pacific, “Part Eight,” Written by Robert Schenkkan and Michelle Ashford, Based in part on the books Helmet for My Pillow by Robert Leckie and With The Old Breed by Eugene B. Sledge with additional material from Red Blood, Black Sand by Chuck Tatum and China Marine by Eugene B. Sledge; HBO

The Pillars of the Earth, Written for television by John Pielmeier, Based on the book by Ken Follett; Starz

Temple Grandin, Teleplay by Christopher Monger and William Merritt Johnson, Based on the books Emergence by Temple Grandin and Margaret Scariano and Thinking In Pictures by Temple Grandin; HBO

ANIMATION – any length – one airing time

“Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences” (Futurama), Written by Patric M. Verrone; Comedy Central

“Moe Letter Blues” (The Simpsons), Written by Stephanie Gillis; Fox

“O Brother, Where Bart Thou?” (The Simpsons), Written by Matt Selman; Fox

“The Prisoner of Benda” (Futurama), Written by Ken Keeler; Comedy Central

“Treasure Hunt” (Back at the Barnyard), Written by Tom Sheppard; Nickelodeon

COMEDY / VARIETY – (INCLUDING TALK) SERIES

Penn & Teller: Bullshit!, Writers: Penn Jillette, Teller, Star Price, David Wechter, Michael Goudeau, Steve Melcher, Tom Kramer, Rich Nathanson; Showtime

Saturday Night Live, Head Writer: Seth Meyers; Writers: Doug Abeles, James Anderson, Alex Baze, Jillian Bell, Hannibal Buress, Jessica Conrad, James Downey, Steve Higgins, Colin Jost, Erik Kenward, Jessi Klein, Rob Klein, John Lutz, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels, John Mulaney, Christine Nangle, Michael Patrick O’Brien, Paula Pell, Ryan Perez, Simon Rich, Marika Sawyer, Akiva Schaffer, John Solomon, Emily Spivey, Kent Sublette, Jorma Taccone, Bryan Tucker; NBC

The Colbert Report, Writers: Barry Julien, Dan Guterman, Eric Drysdale, Frank Lesser, Glenn Eichler, Jay Katsir, Max Werner, Meredith Scardino, Michael Brumm, Opus Moreschi, Peter Gwinn, Rich Dahm, Rob Dubbin, Scott Sherman, Stephen Colbert, Tom Purcell; Comedy Central

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Writers: Rory Albanese, Kevin Bleyer, Richard Blomquist, Steve Bodow, Tim Carvell, Wyatt Cenac, Hallie Haglund, JR Havlan, Elliott Kalan, Josh Lieb, Sam Means, Jo Miller, John Oliver, Daniel Radosh, Jason Ross, Jon Stewart; Comedy Central

COMEDY / VARIETY – MUSIC, AWARDS, TRIBUTES – SPECIALS

The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special - In 3-D On Ice!, Written by Jeremy Chilnick, Morgan Spurlock; Fox

National Memorial Day Concert 2010, Written by Joan Meyerson; PBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards, Written by Tony Barbieri, Jonathan Bines, Will Burke, Gary Greenberg, Sal Iacono, Jimmy Kimmel, Jonathan Kimmel, Jacob Lentz, Molly McNearney, Bryan Paulk, Rick Rosner; ABC

DAYTIME DRAMA

As the World Turns, Written by Susan Dansby, Lucky Gold, Janet Iacobuzio, Penelope Koechl, David Kreizman, Leah Laiman, David A. Levinson, Leslie Nipkow, Jean Passanante, Gordon Rayfield, David Smilow; CBS

General Hospital, Written by Meg Bennett, Nathan Fissell, David Goldschmid, Robert Guza, Jr., Karen Harris, Elizabeth Korte, Mary Sue Price, David F. Ryan, Tracey Thomson, Michele Val Jean, Susan Wald; ABC

One Life to Live, Written by Shelly Altman, Ron Carlivati, Anna Theresa Cascio, Aida Croal, Carolyn Culliton, Frederick Johnson, Elizabeth Page, Gordon Rayfield, Melissa Salmons, Katherine Schock, Scott Sickles, Courtney Simon, Chris VanEtten; ABC

CHILDREN'S EPISODIC & SPECIALS

“Happy Ha-Ha Holidays” (Imagination Movers), Written by Michael G. Stern, Randi Barnes, Rick Gitelson, Scott Gray; Disney Channel

“True Magic” (True Jackson, VP), Written by Andy Gordon; Nickelodeon

CHILDREN’S SCRIPT – LONG FORM OR SPECIAL

Avalon High, Teleplay by Julie Sherman Wolfe and Amy Talkington, Based on the novel by Meg Cabot; Disney Channel

The Boy Who Cried Werewolf, Written by Art Brown, Douglas Sloan; Nickelodeon

DOCUMENTARY – CURRENT EVENTS

“College, Inc.” (Frontline), Written by Martin Smith, John Maggio; PBS

“Flying Cheap” (Frontline), Written by Rick Young; PBS

“The Card Game” (Frontline), Written by Lowell Bergman, Oriana Zill de Granados; PBS

“The Quake” (Frontline), Written by Martin Smith, Marcela Gaviria; PBS

“The Vaccine War” (Frontline), Written by Jon Palfreman; PBS

“The Warning” (Frontline), Written by Michael Kirk; PBS

DOCUMENTARY – OTHER THAN CURRENT EVENTS

Baseball: The Tenth Inning, “Episode 1,” Written by David McMahon, Lynn Novick, Ken Burns; PBS

Dolley Madison, Written by Ronald H. Blumer; PBS

“Hubble’s Amazing Rescue” (Nova), Written by Rushmore DeNooyer; PBS

“LBJ’s Path to War” (Bill Moyers Journal), Written by Bill Moyers, Michael Winship; PBS

“Riddles of the Sphinx” (Nova), Written by Gary Glassman; PBS

“Wyatt Earp” (American Experience), Written by Rob Rapley; PBS

NEWS – REGULARLY SCHEDULED, BULLETIN OR BREAKING REPORT

“Sunday Morning Almanac” (CBS Sunday Morning), Written by Thomas A. Harris; CBS News

“The Flash Crash” (CBS News), Written by R. Polly Leider; CBS News

NEWS – ANALYSIS, FEATURE, OR COMMENTARY

“Democracy for Sale” (Bill Moyers Journal), Written by Bill Moyers, Michael Winship; PBS

“Making the Band, Making the Difference” (Good Morning America), Written by Mary Pflum; ABC News

“Resurrecting Eden” (60 Minutes), Written by Jenny Dubin; CBS

RADIO WINNERS

DOCUMENTARY

2009 Year in Review, Written by Gail Lee; CBS Radio News

NEWS – REGULARLY SCHEDULED OR BREAKING REPORT

CBS World News Roundup, Written by Paul Farry; CBS Radio News

Evening News Headlines 7/28/10, Written by Bill Spadaro; 1010 WINS Radio

NEWS – ANALYSIS, FEATURE OR COMMENTARY

“Dishin Digital,” Written by Robert Hawley; CBS Radio News

“Passages,” Written by Gail Lee; CBS Radio News

PROMOTIONAL WRITING AND GRAPHIC ANIMATION NOMINEES

ON-AIR PROMOTION (RADIO OR TELEVISION)


CSI Promos, Written by Anne de Vega; CBS

NBC News Promos, Written by Jennifer Kaas; NBC News

TELEVISION GRAPHIC ANIMATION

“Sunday Morning, By Design” (CBS Sunday Morning), Graphic Designer Bob Pook, Graphic Artist Diane Robinson; CBS News

VIDEOGAME WRITING

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, Story by Patrice Desilets, Jeffrey Yohalem, Corey May; Lead Script Writer: Jeffrey Yohalem; Script Writers: Ethan Petty, Nicholas Grimwood, Matt Turner; Ubisoft


Fallout: New Vegas, Creative Design Lead/Lead Writer: John Gonzalez; Writers: Chris Avellone, Eric Fenstermaker, Travis Stout; Additional Writing: Tess Treadwell, George Ziets, Jason Bergman, Nick Breckon, Matt Grandstaff, Will Noble, Andrew Scharf; Bethesda Softworks

God of War III, Written by Marianne Krawczyk; Additional Writing by Stig Asmussen, Ariel Lawrence, William Weissbaum; Sony Computer Entertainment

Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands (Wii), Writer: Benjamin McCaw; Story Dialogue Editor: Marianne Krawczyk; Ubisoft

Singularity, Written by Marc Guggenheim, Lindsey Allen, Emily Silver; Additional Story and Writing: Jason Henderson, Adam Foshko, Michael Cassutt; Story and Script Consultant: Adam Foshko; Activision

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, Executive Producer-Writer: Haden Blackman; In-Game Script: David Collins, John Stafford, Cameron Suey; Additional Writing: Tid Cooney, Ian Dominguez, Tony Rowe; LucasArts

NEW MEDIA WRITING

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN WRITING ORIGINAL NEW MEDIA

“The Real Thing,” ”Identity Crisis,” “Girl Talk,” ”Naming Things,” “Curtain Up” (Anyone But Me), Written by Susan Miller, Tina Cesa Ward; www.AnyoneButMeSeries.com


“Episode 1,” “Episode 4,” Episode 5,” Episode 6,” “Episode 7” (All’s Faire), Written by Thom Woodley & Bob McClure & Matt Yeager; www.Allsfaire.tv

“Episode 1: We’ve Got Flash,” “Episode 2: Complimentary Sandwiches,” “Episode 3: Perfect Resume Builder” (Concierge: The Series), Written by Timothy Cooper, www.ConciergeTheSeries.com

“Zac” (Madison Avery), Written by Gregory Storm; www.stormfactory.com

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN WRITING DERIVATIVE NEW MEDIA

“Webisode One: Moving On,” “Webisode Two: Lights, Camera, Action!,” “Webisode Three: The Final Product” (The 3rd Floor, The Office Webisodes), Written by Kelly Hannon, Jonathan Hughes, Mary Wall; www.nbc.com

“Strip Pong,” “Tear Jerks,” "Brainstorm," (Frank vs. Lutz), Written by Jon Haller; 30 Rock New Media, www.nbc.com

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