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'SNL' UPDATE: Jason Sudeikis Gone, Seth Meyers Staying?

The months since Saturday Night Live wrapped up its season have been filled with speculation ove...


The months since Saturday Night Live wrapped up its season have been filled with speculation over the future of the cast. We officially know that Kristen Wiig and Andy Samberg are gone. The biggest question remaining has been whether or not Jason Sudeikis will be back for another season. His detached demeanor during Wiig's farewell only confused SNL fans further.

Well, according to an Entertainment Weekly roundup published on Monday, Sudeikis has all but finalized his departure from the late-night institution, making comments to both Men's Journal and Rolling Stone that he's “left places before. This is very, very different," and that he'll “miss the people. The people, the process, the parties—those are the three p’s I’ll miss the most.” Sounds like a guy who's ready to move on.

Now how about the fate of head writer and Weekend Update anchor Seth Meyers, who had been rumored to be one of the top choices to replace Regis Philbin on Live! with Kelly?

In an interview with the Sun Sentinel, Meyers shot down the idea that he would be sitting next to Kelly Ripa come fall.
“No, no, no, no, no,” Meyers said by phone from New York on Monday afternoon. “I know [Reege’s replacement] is a very important thing down there. But, right now, what I would say to you: I’m really in love with the job I have. I’m very excited to be going back [to “SNL”] for the election season, which is always fun.”
Obviously, Meyers could be playing coy with the situation, especially if contract negotiations are going on. Odds are the guy is telling the truth though, and we can expect to see Meyers back at the Update desk in September.
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BIll's Top Movies of 2013

Popculturology Editor in Chief Bill Kuchman is keeping a running list of his top movies of the year. If he sees a movie that has a 2013 release date (in theaters or on home media), it gets ranked here.

1. Gravity*
2. American Hustle*
3. The Spectacular Now*
4. The Way, Way Back*
5. The Place Beyond the Pines*
6. All Is Lost*
7. The Wolf of Wall Street*
8. Dallas Buyers Club*
9. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty*
10. Captain Phillips*

Didn't make the Top 10:
Prisoners*, Don Jon*, Frozen*, The World's End*, Blue Jasmine*, Saving Mr. Banks*, Lee Daniels' The Butler*, Philomena*, Drinking Buddies, This Is the End*, Monsters University*, Mud*, Iron Man 3*, Star Trek Into Darkness*, Oblivion*, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire*, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug*, Thor the Dark World*, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues*, Elysium*, Pacific Rim*, Man of Steel*, World War Z*, Out of the Furnace*, The Wolverine*, Now You See Me*, 42*, The Great Gatsby*, Spring Breakers*, About Time*, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2*, Warm Bodies*, We're the Millers*, Ender's Game*, The Family*, The Hangover Part III*, Admission*, Kick-Ass 2*, 2 Guns*, White House Down*, Olympus Has Fallen*, Pain & Gain*, Arthur Newman*, Oz the Great and Powerful*, The Bling Ring*, Bad Grandpa*, The Counselor*, Last Vegas*, Side Effects*, G.I. Joe: Retaliation*, The Heat*, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone*, Identity Thief*, Gangster Squad*, Carrie*, Delivery Man*, Riddick*, The Lone Ranger*, Snitch*, Jack the Giant Slayer*

Movie count (as of 1/1): 70
An asterisk denotes a film that was seen in theaters.

It's January, so this list is almost done. Gotta pick up a few final films that got released late in 2013.