Lunch Break Links: NPH cast in Smurfs movie

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Columbus Alive

Neil Patrick Harris will play the lead in "Smurfs: The Movie."

I'm so ready for this new LCD Soundsystem album coming in May. (Also the "Greenberg" soundtrack that James Murphy did.)

I wonder what's the best menu item at Toronto's Wilco-themed sandwich shop, Sky Blue Sky Sandwich Company Ltd. The Daily Swarm recalls previous rock/food crossovers.

EW has some Richard Alpert-related "Lost" scoop.

After watching every Best Picture winner, Slate statistically predicts who will win this year's Oscar. They also remember pandering performances that got no love from the Academy.

Paste ranks the 50 best living directors and remembers the 10 best Oscar acceptance speeches.

Meanwhile, early Best Picture frontrunner "The Hurt Locker" is taking a PR hit.

Rob Lowe is leaving "Brothers and Sisters" for "Parks & Recreation."

Lastly, here's The Drums' video for "Best Friend."