Universal Citywalk in Los Angeles will hold a “Fast & Furious” marathon in anticipation of the release of “Furious 7.” The two-day marathon will take place March 31 and April 2 at the Citywalk’s AMC Theatres. Fans of the series will also love seeing a display featuring an exclusive first look at THE 1967 Camaro featured in “Furious 7″ and pieces of the characters’ original wardrobe, including pieces worn by Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel the upcoming film. Fans will be able to take pictures with the Camaro until April 5 and the wardrobe will be available through April 10. Fans will also be able to take part in a [ Read More ]
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The power of prayer is explored in “War Room,” hailing from the award-winning Kendrick Brothers (“Fireproof,” “Courageous”). The film stars Alex Kendrick, Priscilla Shirer, T.C. Stallings, Beth Moore and Karen Abercrombie and focuses on a family that is being weighed down by an ailing marriage. One of the ways used to bring the family back together is a place dedicated solely for prayer, a “war room.” Here’s more about the film. “Tony and Elizabeth Jordan have it all—great jobs, a beautiful daughter, and their dream house. But appearances can be deceiving. Tony and Elizabeth Jordan’s world is actually crumbling under the strain of a failing marriage. While Tony basks in [ Read More ]
Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman and Noomi Rapace are determined to seek justice against a depraved child serial killer in the newly released character posters for their upcoming crime thriller, ‘Child 44.’ The posters for the politically-charged drama were unveiled by the film’s distributor, Summit Entertainment, which is set to release the movie in theaters nationwide on April 17. The script for ‘Child 44,’ which is based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Tom Rob Smith, was penned by ‘Freedomland’ scribe, Richard Price. The thriller was directed by ‘Safe House’ helmer, Daniel Espinosa, and produced by Ridley Scott. Besides Hardy, Oldman and Rapace, the drama also features Paddy [ Read More ]
The provocative emotional danger every up-and-coming generation poses on even its immediate predecessor, particularly as society swiftly changes, can be an equally harrowing and enthralling process. As people are forced to contend with the unexpected and fast changes the current youth introduces into their lives, especially in the areas of technology and culture, they must learn to accept the fact that they no longer have endless possibilities in front of them, and must now be established in their careers and relationships. That entrancing exploration into how people act when they’re at their most basic human element is powerfully explored in writer-director-producer Noah Baumbach’s new comedy-drama, ‘While We’re Young,’ which is [ Read More ]
The infamous book “Fifty Shades of Grey” took the publishing world by storm and, as expected, it took the world of film by storm as well (for better or worse, depending on who you talk to and how much you know about the behind-the-scenes drama of the film). In any event, “Fifty Shades of Grey” is now ready for its home release. The BDSM-romance film will come to DVD, Digital HD, Blu-ray and On Demand May 8 via Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Fans of the film will love that the Blu-ray™ and Digital HD releases will have an exclusive unrated version that includes a never-before-seen alternate ending and nearly two [ Read More ]
Do you have a helicopter mom in your life? Does your life sometimes seem like a comedy of errors because of you and your mom butting heads? Then maybe you identify with “Helicopter Mom,” coming to select theaters and VOD April 24. The film stars Nia Vardalos as a mom who wants the best for her son, played by Jason Dolley. Although, she wants the best too hard, if that makes sense. “Even with good intentions and an abundance of love, parents can sometimes become…smothering. Such is the case with Maggie (a hilarious Nia Vardalos), who decides that she would not only accept her son Lloyd (Jason Dolley) as gay, [ Read More ]
When four people teleport to an alternate universe, which alters their physical form and gains them new abilities, they must learn to harness their abilities and work together as a team to save the Earth from a familiar enemy. The reboot stars Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Toby Kebbell, Reg E. Cathey, and Tim Blake Nelson as Harvey Elder. “Fantastic Four” hits theaters everywhere on August 7, 2015.
Struggling to find a gratifying balance between an estranged group as they strive to overcome their differences in an effort to better themselves and their lives can be a harrowing struggle for everyone involved. That’s certainly the case in the electrifying new horror thriller, ‘Pod,’ which had its World Premiere at this year’s SXSW, during the festival’s Midnighters Section on March 16, at the Alamo Ritz theater in Austin, Texas. While the family in writer-director-executive producer Mickey Keating’s mystery film often relatably clash over their ideas on how to best lead their respective lives, the filmmaker and his cast and crew embraced closely collaborating together to make an emotionally exhiliratingly [ Read More ]
Action fans can help track down the Syndicate, the highly trained organization of rogue assassins who are plaguing IMF agent Ethan Hunt, in the new official trailer, teaser poster and images from the upcoming thriller, ‘Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation.’ Paramount Pictures has released the assets for the anticipated thriller, which it will distribute in theaters on Friday, July 31. Advance tickets for the fourth sequel in the hit adventure film franchise went on sale today. But fans who buy tickets starting tomorrow, Tuesday, March 24, through Friday, March 27, on Fandango and Movietickets.com will receive a code for a free HD digital copy of any previous installment in the blockbuster ‘Mission: [ Read More ]
The story of a boy and his dog is never out of favor with audiences, and the tear-jerking factor gets even more potent when the story includes heartbreak and war-produced tragedy. MGM and Warner Bros.’ latest film, “Max,” features just that. The film is directed by Boaz Yakin and written by Yakin and Sheldon Lettich and stars Robbie Amell, Jay Hernandez (who was just announced as the latest castmember in “Suicide Squad”), Thomas Haden Church, Lauren Graham, Josh Wiggins and Luke Kleintank. The film focuses on the life of a teenage boy who comes to grips with loss through the help of his brother’s dog. “A coming-of-age story about a [ Read More ]
THE ARMOR OF LIGHT follows an Evangelical minister and the mother of a teenage shooting victim who ask, is it possible to be both pro-gun and pro-life? What price conscience? Abigail Disney’s directorial debut, THE ARMOR OF LIGHT, follows the journey of an Evangelical minister trying to find the courage to preach about the growing toll of gun violence in America. The film tracks Reverend Rob Schenck, anti-abortion activist and fixture on the political far right, who breaks with orthodoxy by questioning whether being pro-gun is consistent with being pro-life. Reverend Schenck is shocked and perplexed by the reactions of his long-time friends and colleagues who warn him away from [ Read More ]
Ethan Hunt goes rogue in “Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation.” Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate – an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF. The new action movies stars Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Rebecca Ferguson, Sean Harris, and Alec Baldwin. “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” hits theaters everywhere on July 31 in IMAX.
Title: Latin Lover Director: Cristina Comencini Starring: Virna Lisi, Maria Paredes, Angela Finocchiaro, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Candela Peña, Pihla Viitala, Nadeah Miranda, Francesco Scianna, Neri Marcorè, Claudio Gioè, Lluís Homar, Toni Bertorelli, Jordi Mollà. Marcello Mastroianni, Ugo Toganzzi, Vittorio Gassman, Gian Maria Volonté – the Italian screen-womanisers of the golden age of Italian cinema – are all united in the character of Saverio Crispo, interpreted by the actor who has become known to the wide audience for playing in Giuseppe Tornatore’s ‘Baaria’: Francesco Scianna. The story begins with Saverio Crispo who has been dead for ten years and all his women are gathered to celebrate the anniversary of his death [ Read More ]
In his final long-form documentary interview, Noam Chomsky exposes what we don’t know about inequality in America – creating the definitive account of how we’ve arrived at today’s distinct “Two Americas”. Chomsky articulates “10 Principles of Concentration of Wealth & Power” that perpetuate a vicious cycle – resulting in a concentration of resources in the hands of a select few, at the expense of everyone else. Requiem For The American Dream is a cogent reminder to all that what you don’t know can hurt you. Directed and produced by Peter Hutchison, Kelly Nyks, and Jared P. Scott. “Requiem For The American Dream” will make its world premiere in the Spotlight [ Read More ]
WHILE WE WERE YOUNG A24 Reviewed by: Harvey Karten for Shockya. Databased on Rotten Tomatoes. Grade: B+ Director: Noah Baumbach Screenwriter: Noah Baumbach Cast: Ben Stiller Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, Amanda Seyfried, Charles Grodin, Adam Horovitz Screened at: Dolby88, NYC, 3/18/15 Opens: March 27, 2015 Since everyone thinks that happiness is the most important thing in life, sociologists have a field day cashing in with self-help books on how to achieve this pleasant state. Some also analyze the state of happiness in the U.S. and the world, an epidemiological study, if you will. The latest theory is that the happiest times in our lives are our early twenties when we [ Read More ]