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Oscar Season: The Musical! What would this year's Best Picture nominees be like on Broadway? -- VIDEO

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Though Frozen was nominated for two Oscars this year, including Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song, the crop of nine Best Picture nominees doesn’t include a musical.

But what would happen if you took the nine very different films and made them into a musical? You would get some hilarious high-kicking results. From The Wolf of Wall Street cursing on beat to an American Hustle bathroom showdown reminiscent of Rent, it’s clear some of these musical ideas work better than others. Like most Oscar-related parodies that have been happening lately, 12 Years a Slave is respectfully not given a full production number. But if you ever wanted to see Dallas Buyers Club‘s Ron Woodroof do a kick-line next to Philomena, you are in luck! Watch below: READ FULL STORY

'Captain Phillips' QuickDraw: The chilling tale gets the stick figure treatment

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Tom Hanks may not have earned an Oscar nomination for Captain Phillips, but his everyman performance in the film was still one of his most compelling in years. Does the fear and bravery translate when Hanks is just a voice behind a stick drawing?

Find out by watching EW’s QuickDraw version of Captain Phillips — which of course also contains the instantly-iconic line “I’m the captain now” —  below: READ FULL STORY

Netflix Instant: Five movies to stream before they expire

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It’s out with the old and in with the new on Netflix. Come New Year’s Day, more than 80 titles will expire and no longer be available for instant streaming.

Here are five great movies you should stream one more time before they vanish from Netflix’s instant streaming lineup come Jan. 1:
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Tom Hanks on Reddit: 'Captain Phillips' star on his favorite movies, best-smelling co-stars, and the 'Friend' he would've liked to play

Thank Captain Phillips producer Scott Rudin and Tom Hanks’ children for suggesting that the two-time Oscar winner spend an hour on Reddit for an Ask Me Anything session on Monday afternoon. His new movie, which chronicles the tense real-life drama surrounding the 2009 kidnapping and military rescue of Richard Phillips, the skipper of the Maersk Alabama cargo ship that was raided by Somali pirates, opened this year’s New York Film Festival and arrives in theaters on Oct. 11.

Not surprisingly, most of the questioners bypassed the relatively unseen movie, and opted to probe for details from their favorite Hanks films: His best-smelling co-star? His favorite recent non-Hanks movie? And the scene of his that always makes him weep like a baby? Click below for the 10 most revealing, fascinating, or simply silly revelations from his AMA. READ FULL STORY

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