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Mar 01, 2014, 21:00 ET

'Great Gaspy' 2013's Thumbs Down! Hackademy Award Pick

 This year's Hackademy Award loser "The Great Gatsby" was too long for many and way too smoky for reviewers with the Thumbs Up! Thumbs Down!...

Feb 22, 2013, 22:00 ET

Hackademy Awards Cuts Short 'The Hobbit' With Thumbs Down! For Peddling Smoking to Kids

 Hollywood worked its unwanted, unhealthy and unnecessary magic on behalf of tobacco products once again in 2012 by coughing out one of the...

Mar 08, 2012, 20:36 ET

Hackademy Awards Call Out Smokiest 2011 Movies

Revealed on the same day as the U.S. Surgeon General's report "Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults," Breathe California of...

Mar 03, 2011, 21:00 ET

Hackademy Awards Recognize Smoke-Free Hit 'Inception' as Thumbs Up! Movie for 2010

Teen movie reviewers in Sacramento, California faced a tough challenge in picking the smokiest movie for 2010, but decided "Remember Me" could have...

Feb 25, 2010, 22:00 ET

Hackademy Awards Name 'Nine' Smokiest of All for 09

Reeking like a blast of cigarette breath, "Nine" stunk up the 2009 screen with basically two hours of tobacco use and smoked past the competition...

Feb 18, 2009, 12:02 ET

Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails Fighting to Keep 'Hackademy Awards' Name in Trademark Action Brought By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Academy Seeks Ban on Use of Parody Award Name For Raising Awareness of Movie Tobacco Use Influence on Young People Threatened legal action by The...

Feb 23, 2006, 00:00 ET

Hackademy Awards Give 'Constantine' Thumbs Up! for Hellish Portrayal of Smoking

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Teen reviewers honored "Constantine" with the Thumbs Up! award for its accurate portrayal of tobacco...