Category Archives: Movies

Dignity Trailer: Pitch Perfect 3!

After the two delightful bits of froth that were the first two Pitch Perfect movies, the third in the series finds the Bellas out in the real world after graduation – and and finding real life to be a lot less fun than the aca-awesome days in college.

What to do? What to do?

The teaser trailer for Pitch Perfect 3 offers a look at how the former Bellas choose to deal with that question – and it looks like an intriguing variation on what has gone before.

Pitch Perfect 3 opens on December 22nd.

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Boston Strong Trailer: Stronger!

Stronger – Erin Hurley (Tatiana Maslany) and Jeff Bauman (Jake Gyllenhaal) – Photo courtesy of Roadside Attractions.

Jeff Baumann was at the 2013 Boston Marathon to try to win back his girlfriend, Erin Hurley, when he lost his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing.

Stronger is the story of how this ordinary working-class guy became a symbol of the city’s strength in the face of tragedy.

Stronger will be in theaters on September 22nd.

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This Is Just Beginning Red Band Trailer: American Assassin

American Assassin –  (L-R) Annika (Shiva Negar), Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton), Turkish Operative (Neg Adamson) and Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) – Photo by Christian Black/Courtesy of CBS Films/Lionsgate.

The new red band trailer for American Assassin sure looks like CBS Films and Lionsgate are hoping it will become a franchise (it is based on a series of novels by Vince Flynn).

If the movie is half as good as the trailer, there’s a very good chance it will be.

American Assassin will be in theaters on September 15th.

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See You In Space: Luc Besson Takes Us Into the World of Valerian!

VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS
Photo courtesy of STX Films and Europacorp

In a new featurette, Luc Besson talks about the genesis of his epic space opera, Valérian and the City of a Thousand Planets.

Valérian opens on July 21st.

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GKIDS Unveils Kingdom of Dreams and Madness Clip Leading Into Studio Ghibli Fest 2017!

Studio Ghibli Fest 2017 – a 6-film monthly series of anime masterpieces – kicks off with screenings of Hayao Miyazaki’s My Neighbor Totoro on June 25th.

Ahead of the fest, GKIDS is unveiling a new clip from Kingdom of Dreams and Madness.

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GKIDS, Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Variety Launch Animation Is Film Festival!

My Life as a Zucchini – 2017 Oscar® nominee for Best Animated Film – Photo courtesy of GKIDS.

GKIDS (producer and distributor of animated features for adults and family audiences), Annecy International Animation Film Festival (the world’s leading animation Festival and Market) and Variety magazine have announced the launch of Animation Is Film – and annual animation film festival in Los Angeles.

The first edition will run October 20-22 at the TCL Chinese 6 Theater in Hollywood (Mann’s Chinese Theater) with a showcase of 20 programs including feature films in competition, special presentations, retrospectives and short film programs.

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20th Century Fox Film Acquires Minority Share of Comics Publisher BOOM! Studios!

Twentieth Century Fox Film has announced a strategic investment in comics and graphic novels publisher BOOM! Studios – a deal that gives the film studio a ‘significant minority stake in the largest independently-controlled comic book and graphic novel library.’

The deal also extends BOOM Studio’s first look movie and TV deal with Fox.

TCFF is currently in post-production on a feature film based on BOOM!’s The Empty Man, from the graphic novel by Cullen Bunn and Vanesa R. Del Rey.

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From Scared Kid To Dad: Ryan Phillippe Talks Wish Upon!

Wish Upon – Ryan Phillipe, Joey King and Sherilyn Fenn – Photo courtesy of Broad Green Pictures.

Ryan Phillippe did a few genre projects as he was coming up the Hollywood ladder – Deadly Invasion: The Killer Bee Nightmare (1995), The Outer Limits: Stright and Narrow (1996), I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) – and is now playing his first adult role in a horror movie, Wish Upon.

In a new featurette released today by Broad Green Pictures, Phillippe talks about why he wanted to take on the role.

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You Know I’m 40, Right? Trailer: Home Again!

Home Again – Reese Witherspoon and Nat Wolff – Photo courtesy of Open Road Pictures

Life for a single (separated) mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young filmmakers to move in with her. Complications arise – even before her husband shows up…

Home Again stars Reese Witherspoon, Michael Sheen, Nat Wolff and Candice Bergen. It will be in theaters on September 8th.

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