“Selma” is coming to our theater screens Jan. 15, but if you’re the former President of the United States, you get the right to see this already critically acclaimed film early. former President George H.W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush were able to screen the film with their guests including family, friends, members of Bush’s secret service team, local politicians and the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family – Literacy Dec. 9 thanks to Paramount Pictures. The advance screening of the film not only reviews the hardships and civil rights fights that happened back in the day, but reflects the unfortunate events – the unjust killings of unarmed black [ Read More ]
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American and Chinese agencies work together to stop a conspiracy involving a cyber criminal. With the help of Nicholas Hathaway, the authorities pursue the mysterious suspect as the dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong. The new movie stars Chris Hemsworth, Tang Wei, Viola Davis, Holt McCallany, and Leehom Wang. Written by Morgan Davis Foehl and Michael Mann. Directed by Michael Mann. “Black Hat” hits theaters everywhere on January 16, 2015.
The post-apocalyptic genre has been a staple in sci-fi for decades, and Josh Ridgway is contributing to the thought-provoking genre with his new film, “The Sector.” The film stars Richard Tyson (“Black Hawk Down”), Lance Henriksen (“Aliens,” “The Terminator”), John Wesley Shipp (1990-91 series “The Flash,” CW’s “The Flash” ), Vernon Wells (“Commando, “Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior”), Clarence Gilyard, Jr. (“Top Gun,” “Die Hard,” “Walker, Texas Ranger”) and Matthew Tompkins (“Machete,” “Longmire,” “Friday Night Lights”), and follows a bounty hunter living in a dystopian world who is simply trying to catch some outlaws. His mission reveals a conspiracy that reveals shocking truths about his own existence. Ridgway stated [ Read More ]
Opening in theaters this December is the follow up to last year’s holiday hit “The Hobbit: The Desolation Smaug.” “The Battle of the Five Armies” sees Bilbo Baggins and his 13 Dwarf friends reaching the Lonely Mountain to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor and going back home to the Shire. Once inside, Bilbo’s expertise as a burglar comes in handy when he must retrieve the kingdom’s treasure. The only thing in his way is the dragon Smaug and the Five Armies. Warner Bros released a new behind-the-scenes image featuring the confrontation between Bilbo and Smaug, as the Hobbit must outwit the evil dragon to survive. In the meantime, [ Read More ]
Are you a fan of “The Jeremy Kyle Show”? If you love seeing his outrageous guests and hearing his unique point of view on a variety of topics, then check out the US version of his television talk show, now on ITVBe’s FilmOn channel. “The Jeremy Kyle Show” continues the tradition of the daytime talk show covering hot topics, tough discussions and audience input. “Jeremy Kyle takes his hugely successful chat show to the United States, where his uncompromising views on relationships, addiction and more will no doubt produce some jaw-dropping moments!” states FilmOn’s description of the show. Take a look at the show and other programs on ITVBe below [ Read More ]
The action adventure-powered world of BMX is set to be splattered in blood and romance in an alternate, post-apocalyptic future in the upcoming film, ‘Turbo Kid.’ The EmaFilms, T&A Films and Epic Pictures Group movie is set to have its World Premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in Park City during the Midnight section. ‘Turbo Kid’ was written and directed by the group Roadkill Superstar, which is also known as RKSS and comprises of Anouk Whissell, François Simard and Yoann-Karl Whissell. “We always envisioned ‘Turbo Kid’ to be like some lost crazy kid’s movie from the 1980s that’s somehow has just been rediscovered,” the group said. “We wanted a [ Read More ]
There are some Middle-Earth superfans out there, but there might not be a bigger superfan than Stephen Colbert. The Colbert Nation leader is not only a pseudo-but-real pundit, but he’s the biggest supporter of Middle-Earth and Tolkien fantasy there is. His legendary fandom captured the attention of Entertainment Weekly and he’s now the cover model for the magazine’s edition focusing on the upcoming film, “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” and the end of the Tolkien movieverse. With the help of creative makeup artists, Colbert became Gandalf, Legolas and Bilbo. Of course, Colbert didn’t just wear the clothes, he became larger-than-life versions of the characters, what with Colbert-Legolas [ Read More ]
Mae Whitman stars in high school comedy “The Duff” and since we’re getting close to its 2015 release, CBS Films has released an updated poster and a new trailer. The film is based on the novel by Kody Keplinger and also stars Bella Thorne, Robbie Amell, Bianca Santos and Skyler Samuels. Whitman plays a high school senior who realizes she’s the butt of an awful joke. “Bianca (Mae Whitman) is a content high school senior whose world is shattered when she learns the student body knows her as ‘The DUFF’ (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) to her prettier, more popular friends (Skyler Samuels & Bianca Santos). Now, despite the words of [ Read More ]
The new trailer for the next in the “Mad Max” franchise, “Mad Max: Fury Road,” has been released and is already being dissected by long-time and new “Mad Max” alike. But that’s not it when it comes to “Mad Max” news. Below the post are several stills from the film as well as some character banners. “Mad Max: Fury Road” is directed by George Miller, the man who owns the honor of originating the post-apocalyptic genre and the creator of “Mad Max.” The film stars Tom Hardy in the title character as well as Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Zoë Kravitz, Riley Keough and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. Also starring in [ Read More ]
Haunted by his turbulent past, Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy) believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa (Charlize Theron). They are escaping a Citadel tyrannized by the Immortan Joe (Hugh Keays-Byrne), from whom something irreplaceable has been taken. Enraged, the Warlord marshals all his gangs and pursues the rebels ruthlessly in the high-octane Road War that follows. The new action film stars Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, and Zoë Kravitz as Toast. “Mad Max: Fury Road” hits theaters everywhere on May 15, 2015.
Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Riley is guided by her emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley’s mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley’s main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school. The new Pixar movie stars Kaitlyn Dias, Amy Poehler, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, Bill Hader, [ Read More ]
Nick (Craig Robinson) and Jacob (Clark Duke) use the time traveling hot tub to try and get back to the past after Lou (Rob Corddry) gets shot, but they inadvertently end up ten years in the future, which they must alter if they want to save their present-day environment. The new comedy stars Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, Adam Scott, and Chevy Chase. “Hot Tub Time Machine 2″ opens in theaters everywhere on February 20, 2015.
Dwayne Johnson (aka “The Rock”) has taken on mythological creatures in “Hercules,” driven fast cars in “Fast and Furious” series and will play Black Adam in “Shazam!” but now he’ll be taking on a new challenge–taking on a Californian earthquake. The new trailer for the film, “San Andreas” finds Johnson searching through the rubble for his daughter after San Francisco’s been hit by a horrible earthquake. The film also stars Archie Panjabi, Will Yun Lee, Colton Haynes, Ioan Gruffudd, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario and Kylie Minogue. Brad Peyton directs the film. This marks the second time Peyton and Johnson have worked together; the two first worked together in 2012′s “Journey [ Read More ]
James Bond is back! Of course he would be–the longest-running movie franchise isn’t going to just disappear like that! Bond has faced some major villains before, but in the follow-up to “Skyfall,” (one of the best of the new Bond films, I think), Bond will be facing an extremely real threat in the form of Spectre. The upcoming Bond Film, “Spectre,” will pit Bond against the nefarious group of the same name, led by Ernst Stavro Blofeld. The first day of filming was celebrated on the film’s Twitter page with a first look at a small portion of the set–the iconic Union Jack pitbull, a darkly-stained wooden desk, and a [ Read More ]
Some of the biggest buzz has been coming from DC, what with the announcement of the “Suicide Squad” cast and the hope that either Oprah Winfrey, Viola Davis or Octavia Spencer would take on the role of Amanda Waller, the head of the squad of super villains working on behalf of the government (and for lower prison sentences). Not to be outdone, Marvel is stirring the pot of rumors with their own news about an esteemed actor who could become a comic book legend. The actor in question: Al Pacino. Geek Tyrant is reporting that Pacino has met with Marvel for a role in one of their movies. The site [ Read More ]