On New Year’s Day, AMC’s Story Notes Movies Introduce Golden Note Sweeps With Cash Prizes

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Beginning Tue., Jan. 1, AMC’s Story Notes movies won’t just be giving interesting trivia about your favorite movies – you’ll also have the opportunity to win some cash. All you have to do is watch for the Golden Note code word to appear during a Story Notes movie, then go to amctv.com/storynotes and fill out the sweepstakes entry form (including the code word) and you’ll be entered for a chance to win $500 (no purchase necessary). The entry period begins with the start of select Story Notes movies and ends at 6AM ET the following day. The first Story Notes movie with a Golden Note sweepstakes? Mad Max!

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Click here for a full schedule of upcoming Story Notes movies.

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Comic Book Men

Kevin Smith Announces Clerks 3; Comic Book Men Cast Ranked Among Best Podcasters

CBM-s2-kevin-smith-podcast-325.jpg2012 had plenty of exciting news for the guys in Comic Book Men and the final weeks this year are no exception. In recent weeks, series creator Kevin Smith has announced he’ll be making a third Clerks movie while CliqueClack named Smith, Bryan Johnson and Walt Flanagan among its best podcasters. Read on for more:

Ain’t It Cool News reports on Kevin Smith’s announcement that Clerks 3 will be the last film he directs.

Screen Rant says that Kevin Smith’s fans will “be thrilled to see the characters from the Quick Stop return one last time.”

Flickering Myth provides more details about Clerks 3.

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The Original Is Your Favorite Rambo Flick But How Would You Rate the Sequels?

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When it comes to beating the competition, First Blood shows no mercy. The original flick in the franchise currently holds the top spot on AMCtv.com’s Rambo Movies List, by several hundred votes. But the battle for position No. 2 still rages on, and the fighting is fierce. Which movie will be the victor? It’s time for you to be the hero and decide…

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Don’t miss AMC’s Crazy About Rambo on Sat. Dec. 29, starting at 12:30PM/11:30C.

Everything You Need to Get Ready for The Best of The Rifleman Marathon

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This Saturday morning at 6AM/5c, AMC will feature over a dozen back-to-back episodes of The Rifleman, which means plenty of time with Lucas McCain, one of the small screen’s greatest gunslingers. Need proof? Read the feature below. Need further proof? Check out the photos. Already a believer? Play The Rifleman Ultimate Fan Game.

Six Reasons Why The Rifleman Was a Trailblazer
The Rifleman was more than just a Western TV series about a man and his gun. Here’s why it was a pioneer on television.

The Rifleman Photo Gallery
Get a gander at Lucas McCain (Chuck Connors), son Mark (Johnny Crawford) and other  characters from the show.

The Rifleman Ultimate Fan Game
The series is set in in which Western territory? Know the answer? Take the quiz, earn badges and challenge your Facebook friends.

Click here for AMC’s full schedule of The Best of The Rifleman.

When Mission: Impossible Meets Minority Report, Which Tom Cruise Character Wins?

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If Tom Cruise has proven one thing over the years, it’s that he’s a fighter. Cruise is always taking on the bad guys, and lucky for the universe, often beating them to a pulp. But what happens when Cruise meets Cruise? Could Ethan Hunt (Mission Impossible) defeat loose cannon Roy Miller (Knight and Day)? What would happen if master swordsman Captain Nathan Algren (The Last Samurai) faced off in the ring against scifi hero John Anderton (Minority Report)? Which Cruise would come out on top? Help decide!

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Click here for a full schedule of Tom Cruise movies playing on AMC.

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Are You a Western Movies Fan With Strong Opinions? Check Out Ten Top Ten Western Lists

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Looking for yet another reason to look forward to Christmas Day? How about the biggest Western stars of all time — the Duke, Eastwood, Mitchum — on-air all day during AMC’s Cowboys for Christmas, the Western movie marathon beginning with on Tue., Dec. 25 at 10AM/9c? Want to show your devotion for the movies and their stars now? Check out ten top ten Western-themed lists below. Then start voting.

1. What’s the greatest Western of all time? Vote now!

2. What’s John Wayne’s finest Western? Vote now!

3. What’s Clint Eastwood’s finest Western? Vote now!

4. What’s the top Western from the last decade? Vote now!

5. Which Western has the greatest shootout ever? Vote now!

6. What’s the sexiest Western? Vote now!

7. Who are the best Western duo? Vote now!

8. What’s Jame Stewart’s best Western? Vote now!

9. What’s Robert Duvall’s best Western? Vote now!

10. What’s Tommy Lee Jones’ best Western? Vote now!

Don’t miss AMC’s Cowboys for Christmas on Tue, Dec. 25, starting with Jeremiah Johnson at 10AM | 9c.

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It’s Time to Get Your Christmas Movies Fix On-Air and Online

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The shopping is done. Your stockings are stuffed. The tree is trimmed. Next on the agenda? Settle in for AMC’s Christmas Eve Movie Marathon on Mon, Dec. 24. All day long, catch Christmas classics like Miracle on 34th Street, A Christmas Carol and White Christmas. The yuletide riches also extend online with…

ULTIMATE FAN GAMES
These movie trivia quizzes test your knowledge, award badges and incite you to challenge your Facebook friends.

A Christmas Carol (1984)
Which actor reappears as the same character in the 1999 version of A Christmas Carol? Take the quiz!

Miracle on 34th Street
Who does Kris Kringle list as his next of kin on his Macy’s employment card? Take the quiz!

White Christmas
Which screen legend was originally supposed to star opposite Bing Crosby? Take the quiz!

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Which Christmas Movie Resembles You Most? Scrooged? White Christmas? Find Out Now!

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How many times have you heard someone say, “My life is just like a movie.” Too often to count probably. Yet what if your life really was a movie? In particular, a holiday movie! What would it be like? You can find out with AMCtv.com’s personality quiz If Your Life Were a Christmas Movie, It Would Be… Is your glass of eggnog half-full or half-empty? Your answers to seven questions will let you know whether your life looks more like Miracle on 34th Street or White Christmas.

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Don’t miss a weekend of White Christmas on Fri. Dec., 14 and Sat., Dec. 15 at 7/6c.

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AMC Receives Three Golden Globe Nominations for Mad Men and Breaking Bad

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This morning, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominees for the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards. AMC’s critically acclaimed, award-winning original dramas Breaking Bad, and Mad Men were honored with 3 nominations, the most in basic cable. Moreover, this marks the first time that Breaking Bad has been recognized by the HFPA in the Drama category.

The following is a statement on behalf of AMC President Charlie Collier on today’s Globe nominations: “We are thrilled to be nominated by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and thank them for this distinction. We congratulate Vince Gilligan along with the talented cast and crew of Breaking Bad on their first Golden Globe nomination for the series as well as Bryan Cranston and Jon Hamm on their continued, well-deserved recognition.”

AMC’s nominations include:

· Best Television Series – Drama: Breaking Bad
· Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama: Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)
· Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama: Jon Hamm (Mad Men)

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Mad Men, Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead Among AFI’s Top 10 TV Shows of 2012

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AFI announced the top 10 TV shows of 2012 and three AMC shows were recognized: Mad Men, Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead.

Here’s the complete list of AFI TV PROGRAMS OF THE YEAR (in alphabetical order):

• AMERICAN HORROR STORY
BREAKING BAD
• GAME CHANGE
• GAME OF THRONES
• GIRLS
• HOMELAND
• LOUIE
MAD MEN
• MODERN FAMILY
THE WALKING DEAD

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