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Masters of the Universe: Revelation Review 'GREAT return to ETERNIA! Great animation, exhilarating action, jaw dropping moments'

Blu-ray Review: 'Furious 7'

Filled with high-octane stunts and likable additions, Furious 7 roars to a tearful tribute. Review by Matt Cummings WARNING: This review contains SPOILERS. Review by Matt Cummings When Furious 7 arrived in theaters on April 3, 2015 it was unclear whether audiences would accept the inevitable: that Actor Paul Walker - who tragically died in 2013 - would no longer grace this lucrative franchise. Would the film, delayed almost a year as it was re-shot, bring a satisfying conclusion to Walker's Brian O'Conner story arc? Based on its incredible success out-of-the-gate success, the answer was an emphatic yes. Whether it's the best of the series is open to debate, but as it arrives on Blu-ray it's clear that Universal commands the field, with one of the best looking and sounding affairs of the year. The Movie - 4/5 With Owen Shaw (Luke Evans) defeated in London, Team Furious doesn't realize that Shaw's meaner brother Deckard (Jason Statham) h

First Clip from Disney/Pixar's SANJAY'S SUPER TEAM Now Available

Check out the short that will appear with The Good Dinosaur ! The first clip from the Disney Pixar short film Sanjay’s Super Team is now available. Bored with his father's meditation, a young Indian boy daydreams of Hindu gods as superheroes. Our thanks to IMDB for the plot summary. Sanjay’s Super Team opens in theaters on November 25, 2015, in front of The Good Dinosaur .

Movie Review: Death Valley

Enter this valley and prepare for a slow death. Review by Brandon Wolfe Four people are cruising a lonesome stretch of desert highway. The driver, Billy (Lochlyn Munro, who’s been in many things, yet Dead Man on Campus is what I will always associate him with), is a drunken loudmouth, not even ceasing his drinking when behind the wheel. He is engaged to a hot little number named Annie (Katrina Law), whom he only just met the night before at an L.A. charity event. Also in the car is a married couple, Roy and Jamie (Nick E. Tarabay and Victoria Pratt), a comparatively conservative duo who also just met Billy and Annie the previous night. All of them are heading to Vegas for Billy and Annie’s impetuous nuptials, but the feel-good vibe of the trip is obliterated when a half-naked woman appears in the road, firing a gun at the car. The car is run off the road and the woman now lays dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Now the group is stranded in the blistering heat, miles from civil

Movie Review: Crimson Peak

Horror-drama looks great, but its story is ghostly. Review by Brandon Wolfe Early in Crimson Peak , aspiring writer Edith Cushing (Mia Wasikowska) proclaims of a story she’s working on, “It’s not a ghost story, it’s a story with a ghost in it.” It’s a highly self-aware moment from writer/director Guillermo del Toro, as that very same distinction could also be applied to his latest film. Crimson Peak is being marketed as a full-blown spookfest, the period setting and prestigious cast seemingly the only things separating it from a regular monthly installment from the Blumhouse factory. Truth be told, while there are ghosts in play during Crimson Peak , and while they do some freaky things, they exist solely as an accessory in a story that isn’t actually about them, that potentially doesn’t even require them. In the late 19th Century, wealthy American industrialist Carter Cushing (Jim Beaver) takes a meeting with an aristocratic British entrepreneur, Sir Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddlesto

Giveaway: Win #JURASSICWORLD Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD

Thanks to Universal Studios Home Entertainment for proving us with copies of JURASSIC WORLD Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD to giveaway to our fans. THE #1 MOVIE OF THE YEAR PROVES THAT ONCE AGAIN, DINOSAURS RULE THE EARTH JURASSIC WORLD. EXPERIENCE IT IN STUNNING HI-DEFINITION WITH THE BD COMBO PACK IN LIMITED EDITION COLLECTIBLE STEEL PACKAGING ON DIGITAL HD OCTOBER 1, 2015 3-D BLU-RAY™, BLU-RAY™, DVD AND ON DEMAND ON OCTOBER 20, 2015 FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT. Shattering records globally, Jurassic World crushed the opening-weekend box-office, scoring the highest domestic, international and worldwide openings of all time. The film has taken in more than $1.6 billion globally to become the third-highest grossing film in history. Now fans can experience the thrill and awe when Jurassic World arrives on Digital HD on October 1, 2015 and on 3-D Blu-ray™, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on October 20, 2015, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. More than tw

#TheBoyMovie Trailer Starring @LaurenCohan

Here is the trailer for STX Entertainment's THE BOY , a frightening thrill ride staring The Walking Dead's Lauren Cohan . Greta is a young American woman who takes a job as a nanny in a remote English village, only to discover that the family's 8-year-old is a life-sized doll that the parents care for just like a real boy, as a way to cope with the death of their actual son 20 years prior. After violating a list of strict rules, a series of disturbing and inexplicable events bring Greta's worst nightmare to life, leading her to believe that the doll is actually alive Watch the trailer after the Jump... Please Leave A Comment-

GODZILLA VS. KONG Coming In 2020

Following Legendary’s and Warner Bros. Pictures’ 2014 success with the global reinvention of the Godzilla franchise, the companies have come together to create an epic, new shared cinematic franchise. All-powerful monsters become towering heroes for a new generation, revealing a mythology that brings together Godzilla and Legendary’s King Kong in an ecosystem of other giant super-species, both classic and new. Monarch, the human organization that uncovered Godzilla in the 2014 film, will expand their mission across multiple releases. “Today, I’m excited to reveal that film was only the beginning of an epic new entertainment universe. As a lifelong fan of these characters, I’ve always wanted to see the ultimate showdown, and today we’re pleased to be announcing that and more.” The announcement that the reinvention of monsters continues was made today by Legendary CEO, Thomas Tull, and Kevin Tsujihara, Chairman and CEO, Warner Bros. The initial trio of films are 2017’s KONG: SKU

#RaceMovie Trailer For Jesse Owens Biopic

RACE releases nationwide from Focus Features on February 19, 2016 Based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens , the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy. “Race” is an enthralling film about courage, determination, tolerance, and friendship, and an inspiring drama about one man’s fight to become an Olympic legend. Watch the trailer after the Jump... Director: Stephen Hopkins Writers: Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse Cast: Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons, Carice van Houten, Shanice Banton, William Hurt Please Leave A Comment-


MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS SPIDER-WOMEN #1 ! Spider-Gwen, Spider-Woman , and Silk team-up for an all-new crossover event After the events of SPIDER-VERSE , Jessica Drew, Cindy Moon and Gwen Stacy have been developing a unique kind of friendship from across the multiverse. But when things go awry in Gwen’s universe, Silk and Spider-Woman of the Marvel Universe find themselves stranded in Gwen’s reality while their dangerous doppelgangers run rampant in THEIR New York! Helmed by the three series writers -- Jason Latour (Spider-Gwen), Robbie Thompson (Silk), and Dennis Hopeless (Spider-Woman) – the arachnid ladies of the Spider-Verse are about to embark on a crossover event that will delve into a brand new adventure that will take Spider-Gwen, Spider-Woman and Silk down a path that will forever change who they are and how they think of their corners of the Spider-Verse. “There’s going to be adventure, intrigue, fisticuffs, and some big twists, but I’m most excited about the persona

Exclusive Interview With Lochlyn Munro For His Upcoming Film #DeathValley

I got a chance to talk to Lochlyn Munro about his upcoming film Death Valley . And we also talked about how it was working with TJ Scott and more. Enjoy Exclusive Interview With Director TJ Scott - Who do you play? What makes him tick? I play the role of Billy Rich. he is a guy who has been caught up in the Hollywood scene for too long and is starting to believe all of his own B.S. He is fighting his own demons and has succumbed to the pressures of power and greed. Read the entire interview after the Jump... The film has got a lot of attention from online media in recent months; is the internet a saving grace when it comes to smaller films? I think the internet has definitely become a great platform for smaller budget films. Everyone tends to watch all sorts of entertainment platforms on all sorts of devices, so it’s really leveled the playing field for independent films. What do you think audiences will take away from the movie? I hope the audiences coming

Three New #LastWitchHunter Clips

Following an epic New York Comic Con panel, we’ve got two new THE LAST WITCH HUNTER clips to keep the excitement coming. “Wake Up” is action-packed and features the immortal Kaulder [Vin Diesel] in a spell sequence between the past and present, while battling an evil warlock enemy. In “Trouble,” Kaulder performs a spell to reveal hidden dark magic to Dolan 37 [Elijah Wood], and a new Sizzle features Ciara’s cover of the Rolling Stones’ “Paint It, Black.” Get your advance tickets to see the film HERE - Ciara “Paint It, Black” Watch the clips after the Jump... “Wake Up” “Trouble” Please Leave A Comment-


CHRIS EVANS, LINDSAY DUNCAN, MCKENNA GRACE, JENNY SLATE AND OCTAVIA SPENCER STAR IN “ GIFTED ” FOR FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES MARC WEBB DIRECTING Fox Searchlight Pictures President of Production Claudia Lewis announced that principal photography has started in Savannah and on Tybee Island, GA on the drama GIFTED, starring Chris Evans (CAPTAIN AMERICA, SNOWPIERCER), Tony Award winner Lindsay Duncan (BIRDMAN, LE WEEKEND), Mckenna Grace (INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE), Jenny Slate (OBVIOUS CHILD, “Parks and Recreation”) and Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer (THE HELP, INSURGENT). Marc Webb ((500) DAYS OF SUMMER, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) directs from an original screenplay by Tom Flynn. Karen Lunder and Andy Cohen are producing. "I'm incredibly excited to begin principal photography on ‘Gifted.’ I'm psyched to be working with this awesome cast that has come on board to make this beautiful film with me. Chris Evans, Lindsay Duncan, Jenny Slate, Octavia Spencer and M

Josh Gad Will Write Gorgeous George Film

Variety is reporting WWE Studios will co-develop the George Raymond Wagner biopic “ Gorgeous George ” alongside Robert Halmi Jr.’s Great Point Media, with Josh Gad and partner Ryan Dixon writing the script. “ Gorgeous Georg e” will chronicle the life and career of Wagner, the professional wrestler and sports entertainer credited with inspiring the flamboyant personas of performers such as Muhammad Ali and James Brown and helping bring sports into the TV age. “Gorgeous George was a true pioneer in television,” said Michael Luisi, President of WWE Studios. “Josh is a true talent and we are thrilled to see him and Ryan tackle such a groundbreaking story.” Gad recently wrapped production on the Disney film “Beauty And The Beast” opposite Emma Watson and Luke Evans. He will begin production in January on STX Entertainment’s “Russ And Roger Go Beyond” as Roger Ebert. WWE Studios will handle worldwide rights and will use WWE’s platforms, including weekly TV shows, digital and soc

Bill Murray Stars In Very Murray Christmas Trailer

This winter, Bill Murray brings an extra-special dose of holiday cheer to Netflix with the premiere of an all-star musically-driven holiday special, A Very Murray Christmas . Set inside New York City’s iconic Carlyle hotel, A Very Murray Christmas opens with Murray preparing to host a live, international holiday broadcast. After a blizzard shuts down the production, he makes the best of the situation by singing and celebrating with friends, hotel employees and anyone else who drops by. Co-written by the actor alongside his Lost In Translation director Sofia Coppola and Scrooged scribe Mitch Glazer, with Coppola calling the shots, the special is an homage to variety shows, with Murray playing himself and worrying that none of his guests will show up due to a terrible snow storm in New York. But show up they do, with participants including George Clooney, Chris Rock, Amy Poehler, Jason Schwartzman, Paul Shaffer, Michael Cera, Rashida Jones, Maya Rudolph, Jenny Lewis, Julie White, Mi

TV Review: Fargo "Waiting for Dutch" (Season 2 Premiere)

Has the FX series still got it? You betcha. Review by Brandon Wolfe Fargo , FX’s expansion of the Coen Bros’ modern film classic, was last year’s greatest surprise. There was every reason to look at the series askance prior to its debut. The film, with its unique blend of “aw, jeez” Minnesota geniality and blood-in-the-snow violence, seemed impossible to duplicate without simply standing as a facile duplication. Even with a top-shelf cast, featuring Martin Freeman and Billy Bob Thornton, it was hard to imagine the show amounting to anything more than a misguided curiosity, a fool’s errand to recapture something too idiosyncratic to replicate. The bar was set too high to clear. Forget it, series creator Noah Hawley, it’s the Coen Brothers. Yet Fargo did the impossible. It carved out its own niche, telling a story that meshed with the Fargo house style while being uniquely its own thing. Hawley spoke fluent Coen without seemingly like a mere impressionist. The unlikely resu

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For #LastWitchHunter In Sacramento

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For THE LAST WITCH HUNTER on October 20th at 7:30 PM in Sacramento. The modern world holds many secrets, but the most astounding secret of all is that witches still live amongst us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world. Armies of witch hunters battled the unnatural enemy across the globe for centuries, including KAULDER, a valiant warrior who managed to slay the all-powerful QUEEN WITCH, decimating her followers in the process. In the moments right before her death, the QUEEN curses KAULDER with her own immortality, forever separating him from his beloved wife and daughter in the afterlife. Today KAULDER is the only one of his kind remaining, and has spent centuries hunting down rogue witches, all the while yearning for his long-lost loved ones. However, unbeknownst to KAULDER, the QUEEN WITCH is resurrected and seeks revenge on her killer causing an epic battle that will determine the survival of the

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For #LastWitchHunter In San Francisco

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For THE LAST WITCH HUNTER on October 20th at 7:30 PM in San Francisco. The modern world holds many secrets, but the most astounding secret of all is that witches still live amongst us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world. Armies of witch hunters battled the unnatural enemy across the globe for centuries, including KAULDER, a valiant warrior who managed to slay the all-powerful QUEEN WITCH, decimating her followers in the process. In the moments right before her death, the QUEEN curses KAULDER with her own immortality, forever separating him from his beloved wife and daughter in the afterlife. Today KAULDER is the only one of his kind remaining, and has spent centuries hunting down rogue witches, all the while yearning for his long-lost loved ones. However, unbeknownst to KAULDER, the QUEEN WITCH is resurrected and seeks revenge on her killer causing an epic battle that will determine the survival

Exclusive Interview With Director TJ Scott . We Talk #DeathValley & So Much More

By: John Meneghetti I had the chance to talk to director  TJ Scott about his upcoming film Death Valley and what Superhero film he would like to direct. Can you tell me about the film and how you got involved? Writer Brad MacPherson and I had wanted to collaborate on a script together for about a year when he brought me a storyline he was conjuring up that I really liked because thematically it delved into ‘how you never really know anyone until you are in a crisis with them’ - and how every person has 'the Mask they want you to see - and the Mask they hide'. We took his storyline and sculpted it into a movie that could shoot in Death Valley - because it is my favorite place on earth - but it is very difficult to shoot there as it is a National Park, with many restrictions. Shortly after finishing the script our Producer friend Taylor Williams mentioned he was looking for a cool little Indy Script to help finance - he liked our script - and we were off and r

Charlize Theron To Star In The Gray Man

According to Deadline Sony Pictures is in talks with Charlize Theron to come aboard The Gray Man , an adaptation of the Mark Greaney novel that at one time had Brad Pitt ready to star with James Gray directing.   Theron is in the process of attaching herself as the star, with her Denver and Delilah label coming aboard as producers alongside Joe Roth. The script is by Joe and Anthony Russo, who were at one time attached as directors before they got busy with Captain America: Civil War and the next two installments of The Avengers . The thriller focuses on an expert CIA op-turned-assassin who is forced to evade adversaries as he saves the lives of daughters he didn’t know he had. Obviously that is harder to do when the protagonist is female, but I guess they’ll figure it out. Sony famously changed the gender of another spy thriller, Salt, which was tailored for Angelina Jolie after Tom Cruise bowed out of the lead role. It doesn’t happen that often and puts Theron in rare terri


PARANORMAL ACTIVITY TEAM TO BE HONORED AT THE SCREAMFEST HORROR FILM FESTIVAL OREN PELI TO RECEIVE THE TRAILBLAZER AWARD; JASON BLUM TO ACCEPT THE FUTURE ICON AWARD ON BEHALF OF BLUMHOUSE PRODUCTIONS SCREAMFEST TO SHOW THE ORIGINAL “ PARANORMAL ACTIVITY ,” FOLLOWED BY A Q&A WITH OREN PELI. Screamfest Horror Film Festival, the largest and longest running horror film festival in the U.S., will honor “PARANORMAL ACTIVITY” director Oren Peli and production company Blumhouse at this year’s festival at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Jason Blum will accept the Future Icon Award on behalf of Blumhouse during Opening Night on Tuesday, October 13th. Oren Peli will be honored with the Trailblazer Award at the Closing Night screening of “PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION” on Thursday, October 22nd, which marks the series’ return to the festival where the first “PARANORMAL ACTIVITY” film made its debut in 2007. “Screamfest has played such an important part in the ‘PA

Leonardo DiCaprio To Produce #Volkswagen Scandal Movie

Variety is reporting Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson have come on board to produce Paramount’s movie about the Volkswagen clean diesel scandal. The duo are producing through their Appian Way banner. There are no acting or directing attachments yet. Paramount has acquired movie rights to Jack Ewing’s upcoming book, which will detail the scandal in which the company placed illegal software in their clean diesel cars that could tell when a car was being tested for fuel emissions and would turn on the emissions control to cheat the test and meet EPA standards. During normal driving conditions, emission control software was shut off — resulting in as much as 40 times more pollution than allowed by law. Volkswagen is currently facing up to $18 billion in fines from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The scandal has rocked the automotive company, with Volkswagen’s stock plunging, and called into question the future of the German automotive industry. The scandal has