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Wrath of Man Review ' It’s entertaining, it’s dark, & it’s typical Guy Ritchie! So I dug the hell out of it!'

Costume Gallery & Clip From #Cinderella

This month marks National Courtesy Month and in honor of carrying out such a momentous occasion, Cinderella would love us to celebrate National Good Neighbor Day today, 9/28! Inspired by her mother to, “have courage and be kind”, we would love for you to share your words of kindness that you've displayed to a fellow neighbor here —> www.cinderellakindness.com for the Million Words of Kindness Campaign. Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother (played by Helena Bonham Carter) demonstrated her act of kindness by blessing kind-hearted Cinderella with a beautiful gown. Bonus Clip: Costumes Costume Galler: In honor of the generous gesture, we have some concept art sketches from Costume Designer Sandy Powell and a bonus clip that touches upon the costumes from the film that we’d love to share with you. Cinderella is now available on Blu-ray, Disney Movies Anywhere and Digital HD. Please feel free to share the goodness with your readers! Please Leave A Comment-

#Cinderella Blu-ray & @DisneyAnywhere Bonus Clips

BRING HOME THE MAGIC ON BLU-RAY, DVD & DISNEY MOVIES ANYWHERE - NOW INCLUDING ROKU AND ANDROID TV! Today with Disney’s Cinderella arriving on Digital HD, Roku and Android TV are the newest devices that came on board with Disney Movies Anywhere, alongside iTunes, Google Play, Walmart’s VUDU, Amazon Video and Microsoft Movies & TV! Disney Movies Anywhere offers consumers even greater access to their digital collections of Disney, Disney•Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars movies at home and on the go. To celebrate, we have new clips for bonus material that are available on both Blu-ray and Disney Movies Anywhere! Please feel free to share with your readers! Bonus Clip: Ballroom Detail Watch all the clips after the Jump... Bonus Clip: First Dance Bonus Clip: Wicked Stepmother Cinderella Blu-ray Bonus Clip: Ellas Childhood Deleted Scene Special Features Alternate Opening: Ella's Childhood Frozen Fever Staging The Ball Ella's Furry Friends A Fairy Tale

Top Domestic Movies of 2015 - Q1 Report

Interesting lessons learned as Q1 ends up 3.1%. Story by Matt Cummings When the 2015 box office arrived to much ballyhoo, audiences stood wide-eyed at the possibilities. "Biggest year in film ever" was chanted in theaters and blogs as we stood ready for the quarter 1 wave. And while the box office in general was up, a deeper look suggests an interesting trend. Note: The Winter Season is defined as the first day after New Year's week or weekend through the Thursday before the first Friday in March. According to our friends at BoxOfficeMojo.com, Quarter 1 of 2015 $2.475 billion domestically, as compared to 2014's take of $2.4b's and 2013's $2.274b. Here's the master list, but notice the problem. We'll share it afterwards: 1. American Sniper $344,257,525 2. Fifty Shades of Grey $165,089,610 3. The SpongeBob Movie $160,393,302 4. Cinderella (2015) $153,247,557 5. Kingsman $119,975,617 6. Insurgent $89,693,

#Cinderella Can't Be Stopped. Crosses $500M Threshold

Disney’s Cinderella crossed the $500M threshold at the global box office. Since its stellar $67.8M domestic debut March 13, Cinderella has taken in nearly $195M and is the third highest grossing film of the year. Its international gross to date is more than $308M. Cinderella most recently opened at #1 in its final international market, Japan, on April 25 with the biggest opening day and weekend of the year for a Western release, and it remained the #1 Western release in its second weekend. The film enjoyed a phenomenal performance in China with $71.1M, where it opened with $25M for the biggest March debut of all time. Other top markets include the U.K. ($29.2M), Japan, ($21.6M), Italy and Australia ($16.5M each), Brazil ($15.5M), and Mexico ($15.4M). Directed by Academy Award® nominee Kenneth Branagh and starring two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Richard Madden, and Academy Award nominee Helena Bonham Carter, Cinderella is produced by Simon Kinberg, Allis

#CINDERELLA Crosses $400 million & Images From Worldwide Tour

As the film crosses $400 million, director Kenneth Branagh and star Lily James from Disney's global box office sensation CINDERELLA thrill fans and press alike at a press conference and premiere on the last stop of the film's worldwide tour. See all the images after the Jump... The story of “Cinderella” follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new Stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her daughters Anastasia (Holliday Grainger) and Drisella (Sophie McShera) into the family home. But, when Ella’s father unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family. Soon, she is forced to become their servant, disrespected, covered in ashes and spitefully renamed Cinderella. Yet, despite the cruelty inflicted upon her, Ella will not give in to despair nor despise those who mistreat her, and she

Live Action #Mulan Film On It's Way

On the heels of the magical success of Disney's live-action Cinderella , the studio is eyeing another live-action retelling: Mulan according to THR . Disney bought a script by writing team Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek that centers on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan, the female warrior who was the main character in Disney's 1998 animated film. Chris Bender and J.C. Spink (We're the Millers) are producing the new project vie their banner Benderspink with Jake Weiner. The 1998 film, directed by Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook, followed a young woman who disguises herself as a man so she can take her father's place in the army and go to war. With the help of her trusty dragon sidekick Mushu, she becomes a skilled warrior and, eventually, one of the country's greatest heroines. It earned $304.3 million worldwide, earned Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations and resulted in a 2005 direct-to-DVD sequel, Mulan II. Disney has been on a roll with its live-acti

Movie Review: #Cinderella Gorgeous Sweeping Landscapes, A Generous Helping Of Bibbity Bobbity Boo

With plenty of gorgeous sweeping landscapes, a generous helping of bibbity bobbity boo, and a tightly corseted heroine, Cinderella makes her way to theaters as Disney's latest princess to get a live action adaptation. It stays very close to the original 1950's telling, not taking the generous liberties that last year's Maleficent did, but it still has plenty to inspire dreams and foot fetishes. After her father unexpectedly dies, young Ella ( Lily James ) finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother ( Cate Blanchett ) and stepsisters, who reduce her to scullery maid. Despite her circumstances, she refuses to despair. An invitation to a palace ball gives Ella hope that she might reunite with the dashing stranger (Richard Madden) she met in the woods, but her stepmother prevents her from going. Help arrives in the form of a kindly beggar woman who has a magic touch for ordinary things. Director, Kenneth Branagh brings his picturesque landscapes and lo

March 2015 Films On Our Radar

What does the March box office have in store for us? We pontificate in our On the Radar Preview. Story by Matt Cummings January 2015 was filled so many interesting titles that no one apparently wanted to see, prompting us on a recent Inside the Bucket podcast to wonder why that month landed with such a thud. When February rolled around, we weren't exactly impressed with the plate Hollywood had placed before us, hence the reason why we didn't present a Preview article. Apparently all of you felt the same. February was the lowest since in terms of box office performance since 2006 ($533.2), with 50 Shades of Grey 'leading' before literally melting away after a strong opening. And yet, the box office is up 10%, for a variety of reasons that could repeat in 2016 if distributors have learned their lesson. March has also traditionally been a weak month, as evidenced by less-than-stellar numbers during the last four years: 2014: $741.2 (-24.9% from 2013) 201

What's Behind 2015's Early Strong Box Office?

The reasons for success could change the way movies are made, marketed, and released. Story by Matt Cummings With January and February box office typically representing a rough couple of months for Hollywood, it comes as a surprise that 2015 has been one of the most robust in years. With receipts up 10% from the same period one year ago, theater owners are selling more popcorn and not having to shut down entire wings of their buildings due to the lack of traffic. The reason - or reasons - are simple: American Sniper and Fifty Shades of Grey . These two titans have pushed ticket sales and general admission numbers to points that we typically don't see until April - that's when tentpoles and more lucrative productions begin to arrive, ushering in the wave of Summer blockbusters. Sniper has made $307.7 million since its opening in January, while Grey became the biggest debut for a movie in February history when it bent over a four-day total of $93 million. B

New Trailer For #CINDERELLA

The all new trailer from the spectacular new live action film CINDERELLA . CINDERELLA opens in theaters March 13, 2015. The story of “Cinderella” follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new Stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her daughters Anastasia (Holliday Grainger) and Drisella (Sophie McShera) into the family home. But, when Ella’s father unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family. Soon, she is forced to become their servant, disrespected, covered in ashes and spitefully renamed Cinderella. Yet, despite the cruelty inflicted upon her, Ella will not give in to despair nor despise those who mistreat her, and she continues to remain positive, determined to honor her mother’s dying words and to “have courage and be kind.” When Ella meets a dashing stranger in the woods, unaware that he is really the

Disney's 2015 Slate Of Films

Here is Disney's entire slate for Disney next year and it is stacked! JANUARY 23, 2015 - Strange Magic FEBRUARY 20, 2015 - McFarland, USA MARCH 13, 2015 - Cinderella APRIL 17, 2015 – Monkey Kingdom MAY 1, 2015 – Avengers: Age of Ultron MAY 22, 2015 – Tomorrowland JUNE 19, 2015 – Inside Out JULY 17, 2015 - Ant–Man OCTOBER 9, 2015 - The Jungle Book OCTOBER 16, 2015 – The Untitled Steven Spielberg Cold War Spy Thriller NOVEMBER 25, 2015 – The Good Dinosaur DECEMBER 18, 2015 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens Please Leave A Comment-

New Character Posters For #Cinderella

A live-action feature inspired by the classic fairy tale, “ Cinderella ” brings to life the timeless images from Disney’s 1950 animated masterpiece as fully-realized characters in a visually-dazzling spectacle for a whole new generation. The film stars Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Richard Madden, Stellan Skarsgård, Holliday Grainger, Derek Jacobi and Helena Bonham Carter . Directed by Kenneth Branagh from a screenplay by Chris Weitz, “Cinderella” is produced by Simon Kinberg, Allison Shearmur and David Barron See all the posters after the Jump... Please Leave A Comment-

#FROZENFEVER Short To Open In Front Of CINDERELLA

NEW SHORT “ FROZEN FEVER ” TO OPEN IN THEATERS IN FRONT OF “ CINDERELLA ” ON MARCH 13, 2015 Walt Disney Animation Studios’ all-new short “Frozen Fever,” which welcomes Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf back to the big screen, will open in theaters on March 13, 2015, in front of Disney’s “Cinderella,” a live-action feature inspired by the classic fairy tale. Directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, and produced by Peter Del Vecho and Aimee Scribner, with an all-new original song by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, “Frozen Fever” marks the first project reuniting the Oscar®-winning original team from Disney’s “Frozen.” In “Frozen Fever,” it's Anna's birthday and Elsa and Kristoff are determined to give her the best celebration ever, but Elsa's icy powers may put more than just the party at risk. ABOUT “FROZEN” “Frozen” won two Academy Awards® (best animated film and best original song with “Let It Go”) and a Golden Globe® (best animated feature film). It is the f

Disney Wants A Live Action "Cinderella" Movie

Disney Wants A Live Action "Cinderella" Movie After Disney’s new version Alice in Wonderland turned in a 3D record breaking opening weekend of $116 million and became a global juggernaut, there has been a resurgence of movie interest in timeless classics. For instance, there is a stampede for public domain literary properties like The Wizard of Oz, and Warner Bros is mulling a new version. Universal Pictures is trying to figure out when to unveil a movie version of the stage musical smash Wicked. Now Disney has made a 7-figure pitch deal for Cinderella, the working title of a live action reimagining of the classic fairy tale to be written by Aline Brosh McKenna. She’s the scribe behind The Devil Wears Prada and 27 Dresses, and the upcoming Paramount comedy Morning Glory, and We Bought a Zoo, the Fox comedy which Cameron Crowe will direct--with Fox just setting a December 23, 2011 release date. Simon Kinberg will produce the new version of Cinderella.  Disney, of course, m